Viola Ventures

20 stories about Viola Ventures
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
Yael Viola

“Crisis times create interesting opportunities,” says Viola Ventures

20.11.22|Elihay Vidal, James Spiro
The firm’s Partner Yael Alroy joined CTech for its 2022 VC Survey series to discuss how this year might impact the startups of the future.
Contech map

Mapping the Israeli contech landscape

There are around 100 startups in Israel active in the construction tech sector, with VC funding growing from a few million in 2018 to half a billion in the first half of 2022 alone, according to Viola Ventures
Nilos Team New

Nilos raises $5.2 million to unify crypto and fiat treasuries for businesses

21.09.22|James Spiro
The company provides a platform for businesses to connect crypto wallets, corporate bank accounts, and payment service providers to centralize all their treasury operations
שלמה דוברת שלמה דברת קרן ויולה

“There will be layoffs and cutbacks in high-tech and that is a good thing,” says Viola Ventures co-founder

08.06.22|Adrian Filut
Shlomo Dovrat, who was speaking at the annual Aaron Institute for Economic Policy Conference at Reichman University, added: “There will be somewhat of a slowdown in growth, sales, and export, but there won’t be unemployment”
מיכאל מומצ׳וגלו ויאיר מנור, קרדינל אופס

CardinalOps secures $17.5 million Series A to map cyber threats

03.03.22|Meir Orbach
The Israeli cybersecurity startup is headed by serial entrepreneurs who have previously sold companies to Palo Alto and Allot
צוות Viola Ventures

Viola Ventures announces new $250 million fund for early-stage investments

Eight of the Israeli VC’s portfolio companies reached unicorn status and beyond in 2021
דני כהן Viola

Daniel Cohen, Viola: Web3 is the next revolution

06.12.21|Elihay Vidal
Speaking to CTech as part of a special investor survey, Daniel Cohen, General Partner at Viola Ventures, says he looks for startups targeting a big market and entrepreneurs that have a chip on his (or her) shoulder
Daniel Aronovitz Rona Segev Arik Kleinstein Yanai Oron Omry Ben David Batsheva Moshe

“Israeli tech’s next phase will be an era of decacorns”

13.10.21|Daniel Farber-Ball
While not over yet, 2021 has been a record-breaking year for Israeli high-tech. Could 2022 be even better? CTech gathered top investors to find out
Omry Ben David Viola

"Israel used to be called a startup nation. We now call it unicorn country"

Omry Ben David, general partner at Viola Ventures, speaks to Michael Matias about lessons learned when investing in Startup Nation
רונן ניר ויולה ונצ'רס

Ronen Nir to no longer be involved in new Viola investments

11.05.21|Meir Orbach
Nir, a managing partner at the venture capital firm, will remain active with past investments
Zvika Orron Viola Ventures

“You need to find those points in life where you create boosts of motivation and leverage opportunities.”

Viola Ventures' Zvika Orron joins Michael Matias to share his story on what led him to invest in deep-tech companies
דאטהג'ן סימולציות ויזואליות

Datagen raises $15 million to advance machine learning training with real-world simulations

16.03.21|Meir Orbach
The Israeli company received funding from VC funds as well as a series of AI luminaries
PayZen Founders

PayZen emerges from stealth with $5 million investment to provide affordable payment plans

11.02.21|James Spiro
The platform helps patients and hospital administrators plan, schedule, and pay 0% interest payments online
קרן לוי ו סקוט גאליט פיוניר Payoneer

Israel’s Payoneer to go public on Nasdaq at $3.3 billion valuation

03.02.21|Meir Orbach
The company announced a SPAC agreement with FTAC Olympus Acquisition Corp, to invest hundreds of millions in secondary options
מימין מנכ”ל פיוניר סקוט גאליט ויו”ר דירקטוריון החברה אבי זאבי

Payoneer in advanced talks to enter Nasdaq via SPAC

23.12.20|Golan Hazani
The Israeli fintech company has eyed going public twice in the past already
דולרים דולר כסף שטרות שטר 2

Startup founders beware: There is such a thing as raising too much money

30.11.20|Shaul Olmert
Shaul Olmert shares his take on how to choose a long-term backer and his strategy for raising capital