20 stories about Semiconductor
Renana Ashkenazi General Partner at Grove Ventures

From chip shortages to global chess: Geopolitical struggles are reshaping the semiconductor industry

15.05.23|Renana Ashkenazi
Given the ubiquity of digital devices in our everyday lives, the need for semiconductors hasn’t shown any signs of stopping, but challenges such as US-China tensions are complicating matters, writes Renana Ashkenazi, General Partner at Grove Ventures
אביגדור וילנץ מייסד ויו"ר הבאנה לאבס

Enigmatic chip developer Banias Labs acquired for $240 million by Alphawave

13.10.22|Meir Orbach
The Israeli startup, co-founded by veteran entrepreneur Avigdor Willenz, develops coherent optical DSP semiconductor technology for data centers
Moshe Tanach NeuReality Dr. Mukesh Khare IBM

IBM teams up with Israeli startup NeuReality to build AI inference platforms

The platforms are aimed at enabling sectors such as finance, insurance, healthcare, manufacturing, and smart cities to deploy computer vision, Natural Language Processing, recommendation systems, and other AI use cases
גדעון בן צבי קרן ארטיסטאגורה Aristagora

Automotive chipmaker Valens secures billion-dollar SPAC

25.05.21|Golan Hazani
The Hod Hasharon-headquartered company has reached an agreement with PTK Acquisition Corp. to go public on NYSE
גדעון בן צבי קרן ארטיסטאגורה Aristagora

Israeli chipmaker Valens heading to billion-dollar SPAC

12.04.21|Golan Hazani
The Hod Hasharon-headquartered company is in advanced talks to go public in the U.S. and has hired Bank of America to lead the offering
Avi Yisrael Hesham Taha Teramount

Teramount’s $8 million funding round brings in next-gen semiconductors

16.03.21|James Spiro
The funding follows a recent breakthrough that demonstrates 100x improved tolerance compared to existing technologies
שלמה גדות מנכ"ל פרסלו

Chinese consortium invests $106 million in Israeli 3D imaging semiconductor company Inuitive

23.11.20|Golan Hazani
Inuitive has developed technology that optimizes consumer experiences and enhances competitive advantages in the areas of robots, drones, augmented reality, and virtual reality
Jorge Myszne co founder and CEO Kameleon

Israel’s Kameleon partnering with chip giant Xilinx to create first proactive security processor

10.11.20|Allon Sinai
Xilinx, acquired by AMD for $35 billion last month, will begin selling the collaborative ProSPU next year, with Kameleon planning to launch its own chip in 2022
בוב סוואן מנכ"ל אינטל

Outsourcing chip production means Intel is losing its edge

27.07.20|Hagar Ravet
Intel led the chip industry for decades thanks to its self-reliance in terms of both design and manufacturing but any shift in this balance could mean a blow it might not recover from
וויליוט Wiliot אלון יחזקאלי טל תמיר ו ירון אלבוים

PepsiCo, Verizon Back Battery-Free Sensor Startup Wiliot

18.02.20|Adi Pick
Wiliot develops a bluetooth-enabled sensor that harvests energy from radio waves to power IoT devices, promising to replace batteries and wired electricity
מוסף שבועי 17.5.18 דנא דדי פרלמוטר לשעבר סגן נשיא אינטל העולמית

Semiconductor Startup Weebit Announces Placement Commitments Worth $1.7 Million

28.08.19|Tzally Greenberg
Founded in 2015 and based in central Israeli town Hod Hasharon, Weebit develops resistive random-access memory (ReRAM) technology
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Taiwan's Chroma to Pay $74 Million for 20% of Semiconductor Company Camtek

Nasdaq and Tel Aviv-listed Camtek develops semiconductor and printed circuit board products
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Five Trends Set to Impact the Chip Industry in 2019

31.12.18|Shlomo Gradman
From autonomous things, to edge computing, and 5G, these five trends are expected to have a deep impact on the semiconductor sector in the year ahead
בייג'ינג סין Beijing china

China Success Jeopardizes Orbotech’s Sale

27.12.18|Dror Reich and Lilach Baumer
Orbotech’s footprint in China is now proving to be a hurdle as the company attempts to close its most important deal ever—its own sale to U.S.-based semiconductor company KLA-Tencor Corporation
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Orbotech Buys Out Partner in Joint Fab Subsidiary

27.12.18|Lilach Baumer
Israel-based Orbotech awaits Chinese regulatory approval for its acquisition by U.S.-based KLA-Tencor
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KLA-Tencor's $3.4 Billion Orbotech Acquisition Stuck in China

25.12.18|Lilach Baumer
After getting the nod from regulators in the Korea, Israel, the U.S., Taiwan, and Japan, the companies announced Monday the deal is still pending approval in China
Adam Fisher אדם פישר שותף ב venture capital firm

Hardcore Hardware in the Holy Land

23.09.18|Adam Fisher
Software may be eating the world, but a lot of it is running on silicon developed in Israel, writes Bessemer Venture Partners’ Adam Fisher
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Electronics Quality Assurance Company CIMS Opens an Outpost in Israel

01.08.18|Amarelle Wenkert
Inaugurated in mid-July, the R&D center employs a team of 20 and is set to grow to a 50-person team by 2021
אלי כהן שר הכלכלה והתעשייה זירת הבריאות

Intel Mulling $9 Billion Investment in Israel, Minister Says

03.07.18|Omri Milman and Asaf Shalev
Intel says in response that “there is no concrete investment being considered right now in Israel”
מוסף מנהלים שלמה לירן מומו לירן מנכ"ל אבגול

Telit Shareholders Vote Against Re-Election of Chairman and Two Directors

26.06.18|Dror Reich and Golan Hazani
In March, a U.K. watchdog launched an investigation into Telit regarding the timing of announcements included in its August interim results