This Week's Deals

In case you missed it: these are the M&As and investments we reported on this week

CTech 10:4006.12.19

On Monday, one person familiar with the deal confirmed to Calcalist that Intel is in advanced negotiations for what could be its second-largest acquisition of an Israeli company, following its $15.3 billion acquisition of automotive chipmaker Mobileye in 2017. See what other industry news you might have missed this week.


Intel is negotiating a $1 billion+ buyout of AI chipmaker Habana Labs. The deal, valued between $1 billion and $2 billion, is in advanced talks, according to one person familiar with the matter. Read more

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Check Point bought serverless security startup Protego. Protego develops a cloud information security service that can detect threats and attacks on serverless functions in real-time. Read more


Tenable acquired cybersecurity company Indegy. Indegy’s cybersecurity technology for industrial control systems targets manufacturing, pharmaceuticals, energy, and water companies. Read more, the Israeli sales conversation analytics startup, has completed a $65 million round led by Sequoia Capital. Gong’s develops speech recognition technology that provides sales representatives with real-time insights into their interactions with customers by analyzing recorded phone calls. Read more


Cybersecurity startup Panorays raised $15 million. Panorays’ service mimics the types of activities undertaken by hackers to provide a holistic view of possible third-party security issues. Read more


Brazilian media giant Grupo Globo backed automated broadcasting startup Pixellot. Pixellot develops production technologies that provide live, multi-angled, panoramic HD broadcasts of sporting events. Read more


Nielsen Innovate invested $3 million in Israeli startups. The five startups will join Nielsen Innovate’s incubator based in the Israeli coastal town of Caesarea. Read more