Referral-AI unlocks the hidden potential of your personal and corporate relationships to drive business results. By mapping the entire firm’s relationship graph, Referral-AI delivers referral paths to win new deals, penetrate new markets, hire the best candidates, connect with donors, and secure capital.

Referral-AI by AcureRate is the ultimate Relationship Intelligence Platform as it unveils relationships with people we know and trust, going above and beyond social connections that could be added randomly.

Referral-AI’s technology is based on patent-pending machine learning algorithms that constantly scan the Internet for strong connections, and deliver new relationship paths via simple, easy to use interface.

Executive Team

Referral-AI is driven by a seasoned executive team of renowned professionals with a proven track record of customer service innovation, customer retention and sales performance solutions.

Doron Herzlich

Co-founder, CEO

Doron is an entrepreneur at heart with over 25 years of experience in disruptive technologies, AI, machine learning, signal processing and video compressions. Prior to Referral-AI, Doron was the Co-founder and CEO of five successful start-ups in Israel and the US.  An expert in growing businesses from early stage start-ups to successful exits.  He holds a BSc in Electrical and Computer Engineering from the Technion, Israel Institute of Technology.

Doron published two books – ‘The economic roots of success’ and ‘Re-formatting our insights for happy economy’


  • nanoRep, Acquired by LogMeIn
  • Cellex, Sold to VC
  • Mediagate, Acquired by Telrad
  • VCON, IPO in France 
  • Optibase, IPO in Nasdaq
Dror Garti

Co-founder, CTO

Dror brings 25 years of extensive experience in delivering innovative, market-leading software solutions as VP R&D & CTO of four US-Israeli companies. Dror spearheaded innovative Artificial Intelligence technologies, and led large-scale development teams. He holds a BA in Mathematics and Computer Science, and MSc in Distributed Operating Systems from the Hebrew University of Jerusalem.


  • Optimove, Privately growing
  • Telmap, Acquired by Intel
  • Comvaya
  • Mercury, Acquired by HP
  • IAF, Engineering team lead
Matan Maman


Matan is a passionate, highly motivated and experienced R&D Manager with over 6 years of experience in working with enterprise customers worldwide.
He’s an expert in System Architecture, Product Management, Security (Service and Organization Controls) and Software-As-A-Service infrastructure.

He holds a B.Sc in Computer Science from the Hebrew University of Jerusalem.


  • VP R&D at REACH
  • Co-founder at Playgorithm Acquired by Natural Intelligence
Ilay Rennert

VP Sales

Ilay is committed to changing the way B2B sellers and marketers think about Data driven B2B deals.
As a SaaS growth leader who is passionate about creating authentic relationships driven by a strong multicultural background and good years that he spent overseas, Ilay brings over 15 years of workforce in building and coaching high velocity sales teams, developing successful channel and strategic alliances arms and driving GTM strategies for cutting-edge technology startups on a global scale.


  • VP Sales SCADAfence
  • VP Sales & Alliances KMS Lighthouse
  • Director of EMEA sales at Cynet
  • Director of worldwide sales at Comsec – acquired by Eldav Investments
  • Regional Sales Manager Africa at SkyVision
  • Regional Sales Manager LATAM at Xyzmo
  • Account Manager Southern Europe at Shunra –  acquired by HP