20 stories about Investment
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
דרור בין מנכל רשות החדשנות

New government program to incentivize institutional investment in Israeli high-tech

27.11.23|Sophie Shulman
The Israel Innovation Authority and the Ministry of Finance are promoting a program, which will be implemented by the end of 2024, that will incentivize pension funds to invest in local high-tech
Irit Kahan

Goldman Sachs Asset Management appoints Irit Kahan head of growth equity for Israel

16.11.23|Meir Orbach
“Goldman is very committed to Israel, especially at this time,” says Kahan about the investment firm’s new growth investment fund in Israel.

Igal Shany appointed General Partner at Viola Growth

13.11.23|Meir Orbach
The former CEO of Eitan Medical will be working on Viola Growth’s fourth and newest fund which focuses on ClimaTech and digital health.
Austin Texas

Austin, Nashville, and Miami emerge as top U.S. commercial real estate investment destinations

20.09.23|Tamar Tunik
Austin retained its top position, with Nashville and Miami securing significant votes from respondents, and Charlotte and Raleigh also being named as top destinations
מוסף חג העצמאות 25.4.23 הפגנה נגד ההפיכה המשטרית בתל אביב ההתייצבות הייטק בחזית

Finance Ministry: 60% drop in foreign investments in Israel in Q1 2023

06.09.23|Shlomo Teitelbaum
According to a Finance Ministry report, the average value of exit transactions in the first quarter of 2023 has decreased by about 80%
מגדל עזריאלי שרונה תל אביב

Japanese investment in Israel fell by 20% in first half of 2023

04.09.23|Meir Orbach
Despite the drop, Japanese investment accounted for 17% of all foreign funding in Israel, an increase compared with 12.8% last year
מנכ"ל הבורסה איתי בן זאב

Tel Aviv Stock Exchange CEO blames judicial overhaul for poor performance

09.08.23|Almog Azar
"The Israeli government must take responsibility and pay attention to the warnings from international bodies," said Ittai Ben-Zeev. "These warnings have been piling up and indicate significant risks that could damage Israel's economic strength"
Darren Shein  Square Peg

Square Peg Israel appoints Darren Shein as Senior Associate

06.08.23|James Spiro
"Darren brings with him diverse experience as both an investor and operator, and he will be an asset to our Israeli entrepreneurs,” added Square Peg Partner Yonatan Sela
קו רקיע מרכז תל אביב Tel Aviv Business Center

Israeli startups raise just $3.9 billion in first six months of 2023, lowest total in five years

01.08.23|Sophie Shulman
In addition to the decrease in the number of investments, there was also a 53% decrease in the number of funding rounds compared to the same period last year, marking the lowest level in nine years, according to Start-Up Nation Central
תל אביב בורסה Tel Aviv Stock Exchange

Institutional investors move over $8 billion out of Israel in first six months of 2023

31.07.23|Almog Azar
Local investors are also seeking opportunities in struggling companies, with Klirmark Capital raising NIS 2.7 billion from Israeli institutions for that purpose
מימין מאיר אורבך כתב כלכליסט בשיחה עם יעל פלד אדם מייסדת משותפת LAGUNA HEALTH תמיר מגן מנכל ומייסד SPIRITT כנס כלכליסט TECH ON STAGE

"When we raised money two and a half years ago, it felt almost free; today it is no longer like that"

04.07.23|Omer Kabir
Yael Peled Adam, co-founder and CPO of Laguna Health, added that her startup has “always been conservative in spending and in the employees we brought in. We have 24 employees and have raised $23 million”
מתחם BE ALL חלל עבודה הייטק

Startup Nation struggles: Israeli high-tech sees significant funding drop in H1 2023

02.07.23|Meir Orbach
Israeli startups raised $3.7 billion in the first half of the year, the lowest level since 2018
תל אביב מבט מלמעלה 6.6.23

Investment in Israeli high-tech down 65% in Q2 to $1.78 billion

28.06.23|Meir Orbach
Despite the number of transactions also falling 48% year-over-year, Q2 saw a 2% increase in investment compared to the first quarter of the year
מימין ג'ף הורינג ו צ'ייס קולמן

Initial investments in Israeli startups dropped 90% in Q1 of 2023

28.06.23|Meir Orbach
A new report says that the 10 most active VCs in Israeli high-tech made only three initial investments in the first quarter of 2023, compared to 30 such investments in the same period last year
יפעת אורון על רקע בלקסטון

Blackstone hasn’t made significant investment in Israeli high-tech since opening local office two years ago

28.06.23|Meir Orbach
The financial giant hired Yifat Oron, former CEO of LeumiTech, to head its Tel Aviv office in April 2021, but the uncertain climate in the local industry means it remains unclear when Blackstone plans to make a significant investment in an Israeli startup
Boaz Peer

Boaz Peer to replace Merav Weinryb as Managing Director of Qualcomm Ventures

22.06.23|Meir Orbach
Weinryb is leaving Qualcomm’s investment arm after almost 10 years. Peer is being promoted from his role as Senior Director, Israel and Europe
מימין מושאק ליפשיץ מנהל הפעילות של פנתיאון בישראל ושותף שרלוט מוריס ופרנצ'סקו די ולמרנה שותפים בפנתיאון

“In the past you had to be public to be a large company, but that's no longer the case. There are enormous private companies”

21.06.23|Yarden Rozanski
Pantheon Ventures has launched a new partnership with Israeli investment house Altshuler Shaham as it aims to draw more wealthy Israelis into private equity investments

Only two of top 10 most active CVCs invested in Israeli startups in 2022

21.06.23|Meir Orbach
CVC participation in 2021 rounds represented 34% of total investment that year, but that plummeted to just 17% in 2022