Startups Business Development

Amazon Web Services

Daniel Paz is in charge of Startups business development at Amazon Web Services. Before that, he founded and was CEO of Mercurio Ventures, a Berlin-based venture building platform for high-tech startups. The firm identifies high potential ventures and helps them grow to the next level to reach commercial and financial success. Mercurio Ventures provides teams with the tools they need to grow and succeed. These include market and business planning, logistics, financials, and strategy. The portfolio of companies Mercurio Ventures works with is diverse with teams from Silicon Valley, Israel, Iceland, India, France, Germany and more.
Before founding Mercurio Ventures, Daniel managed the supply chain of GE Healthcare for the Israeli biotech sector via its local distributor, Danyel Biotech Ltd. In this position, he oversaw the distribution and performance of multiple world-leading biotech manufacturers serving Israel’s advanced biotech ecosystem, which included among others three Nobel Prize winners and pharma giant TEVA. Daniel holds an MBA from INSEAD Business School in Fontainebleau and a B.Sc. in Life Sciences from The Hebrew University in Jerusalem.