20 stories about Investment
AP.3 Startup Confidential

The SAFE way

20.03.23|Startup Confidential
Episode 3: Going crazy with SAFE financings
AP.2 Startup Confidential

Moving on up

20.03.23|Startup Confidential
Episode 2: The challenge of a growth round of financing
AP.1 Startup Confidential

The Lost Founder

20.03.23|Startup Confidential
Episode 1: The lost founder tragedy
תל אביב משרדים שרונה מגדלי עזריאלי

Full list of Israeli high-tech funding rounds in 2023

The financial crisis is taking its toll on Israeli high-tech, but numerous startups are still managing to raise funding for their innovative ventures
כלכלת יפן טוקיו חנויות קניות

Japanese investments in Israel fall by almost 50% in 2022

09.02.23|Meir Orbach
Investments in Israel by Japanese funds and companies totaled $1.558 billion in 2022 compared to $2.945 billion in 2021
Yael Waisbourd-Sucary

Yael Waisbourd-Sucary named Head of Tech at UBS Wealth Management Israel

Waisbourd-Sucary was appointed as part as UBS’s push to offer the Israeli high-tech sector customized global solutions for management of personal and business wealth
בנימין נתניהו ו יריב לוין על רקע ההפגנה ב כיכר הבימה תל אביב

"Don't bring us Israeli companies until we see how the political changes in Israel develop"

16.01.23|Sophie Shulman and Meir Orbach
The political unrest in Israel and the impending changes to the legal system are beginning to worry investors and companies abroad. Until the picture becomes clearer, some of them are already holding back investments
גיא לויתן, דור קורבינר ועומרי ליטבק, הוטלמייז

Traveltech startup Hotelmize raises $12 million Series B

11.01.23|Meir Orbach
The Israeli company has developed a sales optimization platform for tourism companies
וול סטריט ירידות שערים

The year of Black Swans: Over $30 trillion lost on global stock markets in 2022

01.01.23|Sophie Shulman
Sentiment is expected to remain negative in the first half of 2023, but a recovery may begin in the second half in anticipation of the halt in interest rate hikes
ועידת התחזיות 2023 לילך אשר טופילסקי שותפה בכירה בקרן פימי מנכ"לית בנק דיסקונט לשעבר וידאו

“FIMI will invest in a significant high-tech company in the coming year”

29.12.22|Irad Atzmon Schmayer
Lilach Asher-Topilsky, a Senior Partner at FIMI Opportunity Funds and former CEO of Israel Discount Bank, added that the fund has one billion dollars waiting to be invested
דן לואב מייסד ומנכ"ל קרן הגידור Third Point

TPV Founder Daniel Loeb: “The madness will not return. Everyone's expectations today are more reasonable”

26.10.22|Sophie Shulman
From Disneyland to the Holy Land: In an in depth interview, the legendary Third Point CEO and founder talks investments, Israel, and taking on Disney
Ran Heistein EFG

EFG International opens Israel office, banking on tech boom

Ran Heistein has been named as Head of EFG Bank AG’s Representative Office in Tel Aviv
Gerry Livnat

Rothschild & Co launches Wealth Management representative office in Israel

High-tech boom among reasons Rothschild & Co believes Israeli market has huge potential for its Wealth Management business
Danielle Dafni and Johnathan Amit Kanarek - Peech

Peech raises $8.3 million Seed funding to expand AI-driven content generation for brands

The Israeli startup has developed an NLP and AI-powered automatic video editing solution which transforms raw video footage into branded videos in seconds
Irena Ben-Yakar  Deloitte Israel

For companies, ESG efforts invite both celebration and scrutiny

01.08.22|James Spiro
Environmental, Social, and corporate Governance is becoming a mainstay for companies - to the delight and ire of many
Alon Pinhas

The tech fields that are immune even from a global crisis

19.07.22|Alon Pinhas
"At the end of the day we should remember that for investors the best time to invest is now. Entrepreneurs are begging for money, multipliers have gone down and it's time to go in and invest," writes Alon Pinhas
וול סטריט ירידות שערים

Coatue's secret presentation rocks high-tech with grim prediction

14.07.22|Sophie Shulman
The American investment fund outlined the depth of the crisis in a presentation prepared for its investors. Coatue cites Lemonade as an example of a "broken business model" and is expecting further drops, but recommends Tesla and Nvidia as good buys
Board of governors

BIRD Foundation approves $7.9 million funding for nine new projects

The approved projects involve innovations in the areas of drones, energy efficiency, environment protection, medical devices, pharma, software, and AI
יזהר שי יו"ר חברת ההשקעות peak

Izhar Shay leading $5.5 million investment in startup Spiritt

05.07.22|Meir Orbach
The Israeli startup’s platform enables the development of complex apps by orally describing the concept to a computer without the need to write code
brian friedman

From Colorado to Israel: How one investment firm is helping fight BDS

30.05.22|Yafit Ovadia
“Israeli markets are growing. There are strong returns, and plenty of good opportunities to invest in Israel,” says Brian Friedman, co-founder of Israel Investment Advisors