Unicorn

20 stories about Unicorn
Dall-e generated image of princess riding a unicorn

A tale of of two unicorns: The princess perspective

30.10.22|Noa Gadot
Customer satisfaction is not a buzzword like AI or the Metaverse. But it is a very real thing, and if our unicorns don't learn to respect their riders they will soon go to slaughter
מימין עדי טטרקו ו אלון כהן מייסדי האוז Houzz

Demand for Israeli unicorn shares plummeted in 2022

18.10.22|Sophie Shulman
EquityBee's unicorn stock ranking revealed that most of the recent stars have disappeared from the list which ranks shares sought by investors who trade in private companies, with only four Israeli unicorns making the list: Houzz, Wiz, Gong and TripActions.
Sagi Giladi Amit Bareket Perimeter 81

Perimeter 81 becomes Israel’s latest cybersecurity unicorn with $100 million Series C

06.06.22|Meir Orbach
The startup has seen its valuation increase fivefold to $1 billion since its previous funding round less than two years ago
מגזין עצמאות 4.5.22 עובדי אופטיבס Optibus

Optibus becomes the first public transportation unicorn with $100 million Series D at $1.3 billion valuation

16.05.22|Sophie Shulman
“This round will provide us with a significant runway and will also allow us to make acquisitions,” said CEO Amos Haggiag after the Israeli startup took its total funding to date to $260 million
צוות AVO

The global domino effect is shaking up high-tech complacency and is rapidly approaching Israel

12.05.22|Sophie Shulman
The sharp declines in capital markets over the past month are changing the playing conditions for high-tech companies. After years of enjoying almost unlimited money, companies are preparing for selective investments and a freeze on new hires
מייסדי Rapyd

Rapyd reaches $15 billion valuation, becomes Israel’s highest valued unicorn

13.03.22|Meir Orbach
The fintech company, which offers payment services across the world, has seen its value surge six-fold since January 2021
מייסדי ומנהלי צ'ק CHEQ חברת סייבר ישראלית יוניקורן נלחמת בהונאות הקלה

CHEQ enters Unicorn club with $150 million Series C at $1 billion valuation

22.02.22|Meir Orbach
The Israeli Go-to-Market Security startup helps organizations looking to secure their business from invalid traffic
מייסדי Rapyd

Rapyd completes acquisition of Hong Kong’s Neat

01.02.22|Yonatan Sredni
The purchase of Neat enables the Israeli Unicorn to offer customers company incorporation in Hong Kong, business accounts, credit cards, and payments services from a single platform
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Firebolt joins Unicorn club with $100 million Series C at $1.4 billion valuation

26.01.22|Meir Orbach
The Israeli startup, which develops a cloud data warehouse, has raised $269 million over the past 12 months
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
אסף רזניק אליק איזנברג BigPanda

BigPanda enters unicorn club with $190 million funding at $1.2 billion valuation

12.01.22|Meir Orbach
The IT management company raised the sum in two rounds over a month-and-a-half in late 2021
צוות פנטרה

Pentera becomes Israel’s latest cybersecurity unicorn with $150 million Series C

11.01.22|Meir Orbach
The company, formerly known as Pcysys, was valued at $1 billion in its latest round
Oz Golan Shay Levi Noname

How did Noname Security become a Unicorn making $5 million a year?

20.12.21|Meir Orbach and Raphael Kahan
Even in a year with some extraordinary funding rounds, the Israeli cybersecurity startup stands out, and not in a good way, hiding its NSO roots and meager income
מגדלי משרדים ב תל אביב

Israeli startups raise record $25.4 billion in first 11 months of 2021

13.12.21|Meir Orbach
A report by Start-Up Nation Central showed that the number of companies that reached a $1 billion valuation and gained Unicorn status more than doubled, with 33 new Unicorns being born this year, taking Israel’s total to 53
פורום היוניקורנס יוסי כהן ראש המוסד לשעבר ומנהל פעילות סופטבנק בישראל

“My challenge at SoftBank is to find the next unicorn,” says former Mossad chief, Yossi Cohen

12.12.21|Tomer Hadar
The new head of SoftBank investment advisers said the Japanese conglomerate is expecting him to significantly increase its involvement in the Israeli startup market
חן עמית מנכל טיפלתי

Fintech unicorn Tipalti quadruples valuation to $8.3 billion in $270 million Series F

08.12.21|Meir Orbach
The Israeli company currently processes over $30 billion in total annual payments volume — growing 120% year over year