20 stories about Analysis

Foodtech: the morally nutritious sector

14.11.22|James Spiro
There are many industries that seek to change the world, but foodtech has a direct impact on more than just ourselves

Cutback nation: Who’s afraid of layoffs?

31.05.22|Sophie Shulman
Mass layoffs at American unicorns Lacework and Bolt signals the hysteria that could turn out to be excessive and harmful in the venture capital industry. This panic could also spread to Israel and hurt companies whose situation is not necessarily bad
אינפו איירונסורס מאנדיי ווקמי

Camels vs Unicorns: Investors wary of cash burning companies

03.02.22|Sophie Shulman
Following the sharp fall in the Nasdaq, growth rate is still an important parameter, but it's not everything. Investors are keeping a keen eye on the rate of cash burning to see if companies behave like thrifty camels rather than cash-thirsty unicorns
Rotem Tomer Viola

A deep dive into Israeli tech’s record-breaking year

23.01.22|James Spiro
A new report by Viola reveals that total funding by Israeli tech startups reached $27 billion in 2021, with $8.1 billion being raised in a record-breaking fourth quarter
הנפקת קלטורה

From a unicorn to a penny stock in 180 days

17.01.22|Sophie Shulman
Several of the Israeli companies that hit Wall Street at 10-figure valuations last year have seen their share price plummet to such an extent that they could soon find themselves in the unenviable position of being considered speculative
גילי רענן מייסד קרן ההשקעות להגנת סייבר Cyberstarts

Secondary tech deals are transforming Israel's economy

30.12.21|Meir Orbach
Hundreds of millions of dollars from secondary-share deals went into the pockets of employees, investors, and entrepreneurs in 2021, changing the face of the tech industry as well as the local economy
אליחי וידל עורך Ctech

The year in which the gap between techies and the rest turned into a chasm

29.12.21|Elihay Vidal
“Rather than left-right, Arabs-Jews, yes Bibi-no Bibi, the tech industry has become the new sector which you either hate or belong to,” writes Elihay Vidal
קו רקיע מרכז תל אביב Tel Aviv Business Center

Israeli startup valuations surging at record pace, but early-stage rounds are down

09.11.21|Meir Orbach
Some 93% of Israeli companies that raised money during the first half of 2021 did so at a higher valuation than their previous round, compared to 84% throughout 2020, according to analysis by Israeli law firm Shibolet & Co. in cooperation with Fenwick & West LLP
Cyber Attack

How should the media respond to Iran’s continued cyberattacks?

31.10.21|James Spiro
As Iran-linked groups target Israeli institutions, the media is helping humiliate Israel and strike fear into its citizens
בכירי JFrog חגיגת הנפקה ב בורסה ניו יורק

No longer a damsel in distress: Israeli startups have transformed from sellers to buyers

14.09.21|Sophie Shulman
The total sum in 15 M&A deals involving Israeli companies over the past three months reached almost $5.5 billion, $3 billion of which was spent by local startups making acquisitions
Israel India

How can Israel help in India's Covid crisis?

04.05.21|James Spiro
India is in crisis, and it’s time for countries to help more than just sending boxes
יפעת אורון על רקע בלקסטון

Blackstone in Israel: Pouring fuel on the raging fire of local tech

26.04.21|Sophie Shulman
Israeli tech entrepreneurs are used to working with VC funds, but Blackstone is very different
Yoni Assia eToro

Is eToro really worth more than $10 billion?

17.03.21|Sophie Shulman
The Israeli fintech company, which officially announced its SPAC merger yesterday, generated gross revenues of $605 million in 2020 and believes it could reach $2.5 billion in 2025
חד-קרן מתנפח

The inflation of unicorns is not all bad for the Israeli economy

14.03.21|Sophie Shulman
Capital invested is far more significant than lofty valuations. The new millionaires will reignite the economy, but also widen socio-economic gaps
מגזין מנהלים 25.12.17 אני לא מסתנוור גיל שוויד

With the cloud blocking its horizon, Check Point is facing its moment of truth

11.03.21|Sophie Shulman
Under Gil Shwed's conservative leadership, the Israeli cybersecurity giant didn't capitalize fast enough on the cloud, leaving it to face some hard decisions
מנכ"ל פלייטיקה רוברט אנטוקול בהנפקה נאסדק

Israeli companies are once again charging on Nasdaq, but will it end well this time?

03.03.21|Sophie Shulman
There are signs of a bubble, but the urgency is also the result of past experience and the understanding that such a wide window to the market can’t remain open for long
Covid-19 Map

Individualism vs. Collectivism: How a country’s culture determined the severity of Covid-19

27.02.21|James Spiro
Research from IDC Herzliya and Yale University has shined a light on how citizens view their role in society - and it shows some worrying trends about how countries deal with a global pandemic