Promising Startups 2022
2022 VC Survey
Israeli Treasury estimates deficit will deepen and stand at 4% at year’s end
Rafael to hire 2,000 amid surge in employees who want to ‘participate in war effort’
Eyes in the skies: NextVision’s founder pilots a new tech frontier
US fast-tracks $106.5 million tank shell sale to Israel
Tuition of terror: Qatari money flowed into U.S. universities - and now it's fueling violence
Tech titans line up: The leading companies ready for blockbuster IPOs in 2024
Israel’s Tictuk acquired by Yum! Brands, owner of KFC, Pizza Hut, and Taco Bell
Fintech startup Pontera raises $60 million at $550 million valuation
The 50 most promising Israeli startups - 2023
20 stories about Team8
"Palo Alto Networks didn't invest a billion dollars in Israel as a show of solidarity"
Diana Bahur Nir
Liran Grinberg, Managing Partner at Team8, which invested in Israeli cyber startups Dig and Talon, talks about marking a huge exit in the midst of the war and the danger of cyber threats to Israel
Rumors about the death of fintech are overblown
Fintech, more than any other industry, is influenced by macroeconomic trends. But the current downturn in investments is largely a market correction, presenting a great opportunity for fintech growth, writes Ronen Assia, Managing Partner at Team8 and co-founder of eToro
"Any cybersecurity company failing to leverage AI is obsolete"
"The bar has been raised for both attackers and defenders. No one will ultimately emerge victorious; it will remain a cat-and-mouse game. Education is valuable, but technology is the solution," says Team8 Chief Innovation Officer Bobi Gilburd
Rakefet Russak Aminoach: "A bank that doesn’t adapt to the new world will not survive"
The Managing Partner of Team8 and former CEO of Bank Leumi spoke at Calcalist’s Financial Innovation conference in Tel Aviv about digital transformation in banking
"Cyber is about digital transformation"
In a panel at the Mind the Tech London conference titled "Is Society Ready for The Future Cyber Crisis?" Moderator Dr. Nimrod Kozlovski, Partner & Co-Founder at Cytactic, spoke with Nadav Zafrir, Managing Partner at Team8, Mickey Boodaei, CEO at Transmit Security, and Eyal Efrat, Board Member at The Garage, about where cyber is today and where it's headed
Fintech startup Wisor AI raises $8 million in Seed for freight booking software solution
The Israeli startup has developed a software solution tailored specifically to the needs of freight forwarders, automating both the manual process of aggregating pricing data as well as the optimization of shipping routes across the global freight ecosystem
"It's time for a company like Check Point to reach a value of $100 billion"
"There are currently 7,000 cyber companies in the world, far beyond the existing demand in the market,” said NightDragon founder & managing director Dave DeWalt. "It's a Darwinist cyber bubble. Whoever survives will be whoever succeeds in the coming year"
Sarit Firon: "Our democracy, freedom, and the determined protection of individual freedoms are what make Israeli innovation possible"
Team8 Group appoints Bobi Gilburd as Chief Ideation Officer
Gilburd is a Colonel in the IDF and a recipient of the Israel Defense Prize
Team8: “Here’s why Israel is more immune to global changes”
Elihay Vidal, James Spiro
Global recession, inflation, and geopolitical tensions - it’s nothing that Israel can’t handle, says the VC firm.
“The market definitely requires more stamina from founders”
Liran Grinberg, Co-Founder & Managing Partner at Team8; Nate Meir, Partner at StageOne Ventures; and Keren Kopilov, Partner at Firstime VC, joined CTech at Calcalist’s Roadshow to discuss how early-stage companies can prepare for 2023
Team8 expands into digital health with new $80 million foundry
Team8 Health plans to build 6-8 digital healthcare companies over the next five years, investing $5-$10 million in Seed funding in each company
“There is so much value to unlock in the creator economy”
Brendan Gahan, Partner & Chief Social Officer at independent creative agency Mekanism, was speaking alongside Yuval Tal, Managing Partner at Team8, during Mind the Tech NY
“Today the conversation is growth - but sustainable growth”
“Companies need to be extremely focused on product market fit,” Galia Beer-Gabel, Partner at Team8 Fintech, told CTech at Calcalist’s Mind the Tech 2022 Conference in New York. “They must make sure they have a product that customers really want and are also willing to pay for”
Israeli entrepreneurs celebrate 400 startups in the New York ecosystem
The announcement was made by Guy Franklin, Founder of Israeli Mapped in NY, at an event during Mind The Tech
"Israel has a solid technological base that will continue to carry it in the next decade"
Nadav Zafrir, co-founder and Managing Partner of Team8, was speaking in a panel with Or Offer, CEO of Similarweb, Aya Peterburg, Managing Partner at S Capital, Tom Livne, CEO and founder of Verbit, and Or Lenchner, CEO of Bright Data
“Quantum computing will revolutionize every large industry”
Nir Minerbi, Co-founder and CEO of Classiq, was speaking during an event organized by Team8 to kick off Cyber Week
Can Tax Tech make complex bureaucracy user-friendly for individuals and authorities alike?
“The significant increase in e-commerce, the developing crypto sector, new developing economies such as the gig economy and the creator economy, all of these create complex tax issues for individuals and small businesses,” noted Noga Lakritz, Director of Business Research at Team8
The cyber arena is “more significant than ever,” says Team8
The summit will be attended by more than 100 CISOs from leading companies like Intuit, MasterCard, and Walmart and coincide with the start of Tel Aviv University's Cyber Week
“From a young age, it was very clear to me that nothing would stand in my way.”
While Team8's Rachel Caplin likes to have a plan, she recognizes that some of life’s magical moments have happened when she went with the flow.
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