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Verizon Israel

Verizon Ventures shuts down Israel operations

Eyal Mamistvalov, Principal at Verizon Ventures, revealed that “the company’s new strategy is to primarily focus on the U.S. market.” Verizon Ventures invested in 13 Israeli startups during its five years of operations in Israel
קרן הון סיכון  Earth & Beyond Ventures EBV

New fund to invest $125 million in Israeli deeptech and space startups

09.02.23|Meir Orbach
Earth & Beyond Ventures, which will focus on investments in early-stage companies, is backed by the likes of Corning, Kyocera, Samtec, and Spacecom
פיונה דרמון

Fiona Darmon leaving JVP to set up new investment fund

29.01.23|Sophie Shulman
“I have a dream to do something that will be big and that I will create myself. Precisely because of the upheaval currently taking place in the global economy, there is now a possibility to do new things,” said Darmon
שותפים בקרן TLV Partners מימין שחר צפריר עדי יראל טולדנו איתן בק ורונה שגב

TLV Partners: “If Israel’s democracy is harmed, the hi-tech industry will wither or flee abroad”

17.01.23|Meir Orbach, Sophie Shulman
“We say these things with a heavy heart and great pain, and we hold hope that the destructive actions will be stopped before it's too late,” wrote partners Rona Segev, Shahar Tzafrir, Adi Yarel Toledano and Eitan Bek
כנס רודשואו - יודפת הראל־בוכריס שותפה מנהלת, Blumberg Capital

Yodfat Harel Buchris: "The legal reform and the 61-MK override proposal mean Israel will no longer meet ESG rules"

16.01.23|Yodfat Harel Buchris
הילה רום

RUNI Ventures raises $30 million

16.01.23|Sophie Shulman
Established five months ago, Reichman University’s venture capital fund (RUNI) aims to leverage the many ventures that are growing in the variety of entrepreneurship programs, innovation labs, and accelerators active on campus
מימין תות שני מאור פרידמן ו קרן קופילוב

VC crystal ball 2023: Crypto and HR-tech - out; Generative Tech and Climatech - in

11.01.23|Elihay Vidal
What sectors in high-tech should we look out for in the coming year - and why? Israel’s leading VCs reveal where they will be putting their money in 2023
Shahar Silis, CEO Power in Diversity

"Having more women partners in VCs in Israel should be a non-gender mission”

09.01.23|Noa Gadot
Shahar Silis, Managing Director at Power in Diversity (PID), explains how she is assisting VC’s and startups in becoming more diverse, equitable and inclusive
עובדי SISENSE סייסנס

Only half of Israel’s unicorns are still worth $1 billion

02.01.23|Sophie Shulman
According to research by venture capital fund Viola, many unicorns haven’t raised new funds in a long time, raising question marks regarding their actual growth rate and technological progress
משרדים 1 חברות הייטק קייב

Israeli startup funding cut by almost half in 2022, falling to $13.9 billion

According to figures collected by Vintage Investment Partners, funding plummeted in the second half of the year, totaling $3.5 billion in the third and fourth quarters combined, compared to $13.7 billion over the same period in 2021
צוות D10 מימין: רינת אויזרמן, עמנואל ליפסקי, רבקה קז'דן, עדי משאש, יהל זילקה, איתי אנד, רתם אלדר

10D raises $245 million for two new funds

20.12.22|Meir Orbach
The Israeli VC is aiming to make the most of early-stage opportunities at a time when more companies are seeking financing
Alexander Zemlyak Leta Capital

Leta Capital appoints Alexander Zemlyak to expand Israel investments

“Israel’s startups remain within Leta Capital’s core investment strategy. During the last decade, we have already supported 10 Israel-based companies and plan to expand this number,” said General Partner Alex Chachava
ועידת Tech TLV - פאנל משתתפים מימין סופי שולמן מנחה ספיר הרוש שותפה, Third Point Ventures פיונה דרמון שותפה כללית, JVP ירון אלעד מנכ"ל ומנהל שותף, אלרון ונצ'רס חגי שריבר משנה למנכ''ל, מנהל השקעות ראשי, הפניקס

“Now is the time for companies and investors to work out what the world really needs and what is a luxury”

29.11.22|Almog Azar
Fiona Darmon, General Partner at JVP, was speaking in a panel at Tech TLV with Yaron Elad, CEO of Elron Ventures, Sapir Harosh, Partner at Third Point Ventures, and Haggai Schreiber, Chief Investment Officer at Phoenix
הייטק ישיבה לחיצת ידיים פטנטים

CTech’s comprehensive VC survey for 2022

15.11.22|Elihay Vidal
The massive project with dozens of venture capital investors analyzes the past year, looks ahead to the trends of 2023, and highlights the startups to keep an eye on in the upcoming year
מימין נדב פרס ו עמרי שרון  ממנהלי NevaTeam Partners

New VC NevaTeam Partners launching $80 million agri-food fund

15.11.22|Meir Orbach
The VC was established less than a year ago to identify investment opportunities in various companies engaged in the development of innovative sustainable technologies finding solutions to the problem of food production around the world
מימין קובי סמבורסקי מיכל קיסוס ו ג'וני סאקס

“It is an excellent time to build young companies and an excellent time to invest in new companies”

10.11.22|Elihay Vidal
Ahead of the Calcalist and Poalim Hi-Tech roadshow event, we asked some of the 24 investors who will participate in the event to estimate what the coming year will look like for early-stage high-tech companies
שרדול שה, שותף מנהל קרן אינדקס

Index Ventures stepping up investments in Israel

09.11.22|Sophie Shulman
The European venture capital firm, which has appointed a Partner based in Tel Aviv for the first time, has invested in the likes of Wiz, Fireblocks, and Gong in the past
אלן פלד  שותף מנהל קרן Vintage ועידת האמירויות

Israel’s Vintage raises $631 million for fund-of funds

31.10.22|Meir Orbach
The investment firm, which invests across the U.S., Europe, Canada, and Israel, took its total capital under management to $3.6 billion