## **Building a Truly Great Company | Avoiding Local Maximums | Judah Taub | Hetz Ventures**
Welcome to this enlightening clip from the Eat the Sharks panel at the 2023 OurCrowd Global Investor Summit, where Judah Taub, Managing Partner at Hetz Ventures, discusses the crucial concept of avoiding local maximums in the journey towards building a truly great company.
As a leading global-facing venture capital firm, Hetz Ventures seeks out highly talented and ambitious Israeli founders operating at the cutting edge of deep technology[^1^]. Judah Taub, with an impressive background spanning from Head of Data at Lansdowne Partners to advising multiple young start-ups, brings invaluable insights to the table[^2^]. Having served as an officer in a classified intelligence unit of the Israel Defense Forces, he engineered a large-scale project that earned the IDF 2014 Creativity Award[^2^].
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In this thought-provoking video, Judah elaborates on the importance of sidestepping local maximums, urging entrepreneurs to analyze their environment daily and make strategic decisions that lead to true greatness instead of settling for short-term, short-sighted gains[^3^]. While making a series of good decisions can certainly lead to a favorable outcome, it is the ability to identify and bypass these local maximums – those tempting but ultimately limiting paths – that separates good founders from exceptional ones[^3^]. Enticed by the allure of short-term success, many companies fall into the trap of sticking to what feels comfortable, missing out on the potential for exponential growth and remarkable achievements[^3^].
By avoiding local maximums, entrepreneurs can unlock a world of unforeseen possibilities and chart a course towards true greatness[^3^]. So join us in this captivating discussion and discover how to expand your executive toolkit by mastering this non-obvious yet essential entrepreneurial skillset.
*[Source 1: Hetz Ventures](https://hetz.io/)*
*[Source 2: Judah Taub – LinkedIn](https://www.linkedin.com/in/judahtaub/)*
*[Source 3: Transcript – YouTube Video]*
It’s a lot of work to build a good company. But to build a truly great one, a startup founder has to be able to watch out for and avoid getting trapped in Local Maximums.
Judah Taub, Managing Partner at Hetz Ventures, shares what it means to beware #localmaximums in this clip from the Eat the Sharks panel at the 2023 OurCrowd Global Investor Summit.
Judah Taub is Managing Partner at #HetzVentures, a global-facing VC investing in highly talented and ambitious Israeli founders who operate at the cutting edge of deep technology. Before founding Hetz, Judah was Head of Data at Lansdowne Partners ($20B London based Hedge Fund) as well as advising multiple young start-ups. In his service in the Israel Defense Forces Judah served as an officer in a classified intelligence unit where he engineered a large-scale project to win the IDF 2014 Creativity Award. He has lectured widely, including throughout the IDF and at Wharton Business School, on time-management and creative thinking, and wrote a book for new IDF soldiers published by Yediot, Israel’s leading publisher. Judah was also elected as one of Forbes 30 Under 30 for 2020.