20 stories about Unicorns
Los Angeles California

Number of Israeli-founded California unicorns hits new record

25.04.23|James Spiro
The 35 companies have created a total of 31,985 jobs worldwide
New York Skyline ניו יורק

New York is home to a record-breaking 30 Israeli-founded unicorns

24.04.23|James Spiro
The 30 companies have created a combined 14,717 jobs worldwide.
כנס פורום היוניקורנס יואל אסתרון מו"ל כלכליסט

Honey, the unicorns have shrunk

29.06.22|Yoel Esteron
When did the worship of unicorns get replaced by sourness? Is the unbridled joy over the fall in share prices and the new wave of layoffs justified? Calcalist’s Publisher Yoel Esteron raises these hot issues and more at the Unicorns Forum
מפרץ סן פרנסיסקו

California adds 17 Israeli-founded unicorns in 12 months, now home to 32 total

No U.S. state has ever headquartered this many Israeli-founded unicorns at once
מגזין נדל"ן 13.4.22 קו הרקיע של מנהטן

Record 26 Israeli-founded unicorns now headquarter in NYC

New York continues to lead the way as the city with the most Israeli-founded unicorns outside of Israel
אינפו איירונסורס מאנדיי ווקמי

Camels vs Unicorns: Investors wary of cash burning companies

03.02.22|Sophie Shulman
Following the sharp fall in the Nasdaq, growth rate is still an important parameter, but it's not everything. Investors are keeping a keen eye on the rate of cash burning to see if companies behave like thrifty camels rather than cash-thirsty unicorns
אליחי וידל עורך Ctech

The year in which the gap between techies and the rest turned into a chasm

29.12.21|Elihay Vidal
“Rather than left-right, Arabs-Jews, yes Bibi-no Bibi, the tech industry has become the new sector which you either hate or belong to,” writes Elihay Vidal
 ועידת ניו יורק mind the tech 2021 נמרוד קוזלובסקי

“This conference is, in a sense, a wake-up call for the industry to grow up“

16.11.21|Elihay Vidal
Speaking at ​​Calcalist’s Mind the Tech NY 2021 conference Dr. Nimrod Kozlovski called for “different conduct, which encompasses aspects of corporate governance, financial planning, and transparency,” as Israeli companies rapidly scale
מוסף עצמאות איור כתבת יוניקורנים

Special project: Israel's complete list of unicorns

Unicorn-nation: how Israel became a production line for companies valued at over $1 billion
חתימה הסכם ישיבה

Israeli unicorns turning to M&As to satisfy investors massive appetite for growth

18.10.21|Sophie Shulman
With organic growth slowing down, and plenty of capital in the coffers courtesy of investors, growth acquisitions have become a key tool in the arsenal of companies desperate to generate a return for investors who believed in them
הייטק היי-טק היי טק השקעות גיוס הון כסף דולרים מחשבים מחשב אקזיט

Unicorn madness triggered by VC Godzillas cannot end well

17.10.21|Anonymous VC
“We are in the land of the unicorns, on the express train of value multipliers, and I as an investor, and many like me, want to shout stop the train! I want to get off,” writes one very concerned investor
דני כהן Viola

New unicorns in Israel growing at an unprecedented rate

02.09.21|Allon Sinai
The report by the Viola investment group showed that the level of business traction required to become a $1 billion company is falling over time and that the “time-to-unicorn” parameter has significantly decreased over recent years
חד-קרן מתנפח

Words can also be a means of wealth

06.07.21|Amir Ziv
When the new tech industry reality contradicts life itself, a new language is constructed to describe the unimaginable
מימין מיקי בודאי ו ראקש לונקאר מייסדי טרנסמיט סקיוריטי Transmit Security

Transmit Security’s serial unicorn entrepreneurs strike again

25.06.21|Hagar Ravet and Meir Orbach
The Israeli cybersecurity company’s recent $543 million round was just the latest on a long list of successes by its founders, Mickey Boodaei and Rakesh Loonkar, highlighting how much easier it is for returning entrepreneurs to raise funds and recruit employees
מאנדיי הנפקה נאסד"ק 2

Israel’s first unicorn generation is becoming an unstoppable herd

13.06.21|Sophie Shulman
monday.com’s record-breaking IPO represents a shift in how Israeli companies are viewed and treated. Now, they need to prove they can manage the high expectations
עמית בן דב מנכל גונג

Fresh off $200 million mega-round, Gong upgrades its AI capabilities with acquisition of Vayo

01.09.20| Hagar Ravet
“Deal Intelligence has taken our customer base by storm, with more than 70% of our customers now set up to close more deals faster,” says Gong CEO
מוסף 50 הסטארטאפים המבטיחים עופר בנגל ו יפתח שולמן ייסדי רדיס לאבס Redis labs

Redis Labs completes $100 million funding round making it Israel’s newest Unicorn

25.08.20|Hagar Ravet
“Companies such as ours need to grow very aggressively in order to succeed,” said CEO Ofer Bengal
משרדי חברת Wix  וויקס תל אביב

How does a company that never turned a profit reach a valuation of $10 billion?

18.06.20|Sophie Shulman
Website building platform Wix shares many similarities with Zoom, including a generous boost from Covid-19
מוסף עצמאות 28.4.20 מייסדי Monday מאנדיי ערן זינמן ו רועי מן

The Unicorn Staying True to its Israeli Roots

30.04.20|Hagar Ravet
Monday.com is arguably the biggest unicorn in Israeli high tech, but its founders Roy Mann and Eran Zinman have no intention of relocating from Tel Aviv
Israeli tech unicorns

Top Israeli Startups - 2020: Most Promising Unicorns

28.04.20|Meir Orbach and Hagar Ravet
CTech and Calcalist list the one-in-a-million companies that will continue to lead the local tech sector into the future