YL Ventures

20 stories about YL Ventures
Ofer YL Ventures

“Israeli tech has the rare ability to bounce back stronger than ever in the face of adversity”

20.02.24|James Spiro, Elihay Vidal
Ofer Schreiber, Senior Partner at YL Ventures, joined CTech to discuss some of the cybersecurity trends to look out for in 2024
Justin Somaini

Former Unity, SAP and Yahoo! CISO, Justin Somaini, joins YL Ventures as Partner

Somaini will join the Board of Directors of several of YL Ventures’ existing portfolio companies and lead the firm’s US-based Business Development team
מייסדי Grip ליאור יערי אלון שנקלר עידן פסט

Grip Security raises $41 million led by Daniel Loeb's Third Point Ventures

22.08.23|Sophie Shulman
"There are companies that previously secured funding based on unicorn valuations with our level of revenue," said CEO Lior Yaari
צוות ספרה

Spera raises $10 million to provide proactive protection from identity-driven threats

29.03.23|Meir Orbach
The Israeli startup developed a solution that aims to provide end-to-end identity attack surface management, risk reduction and identity threat prevention, detection, and response
Ofer Schreiber YL

YL Ventures: “The cybersecurity industry is not immune to geopolitical shifts”

21.11.22|Elihay Vidal, James Spiro
Ofer Schreiber, YL Ventures Senior Partner and Head of Israel Office, joined CTech to discuss how the cybersecurity market is impacted by the tech crisis.
Frank Kim YL Ventures

Frank Kim of SANS Institute joins YL Ventures as its new CISO-in-Residence

Kim’s predecessor, Ryan Gurney, has transitioned to the role of Operating Partner
Opus Team

Opus nets $10 million in Seed funding for cloud security platform

13.09.22|James Spiro
The Israeli startup aims to help cloud security teams with automation, gain control, and lead remediation efforts across the organizational cloud environment by using best practices and proven methodologies
Ofer Schreiber Ctech Meet_altTech וידאו

Cybersecurity “has real adversaries” that must be defeated, explains YL Ventures

15.05.22|James Spiro
Ofer Schreiber, Partner and Head of Israel Office at YL Ventures, spoke about cybersecurity and its challenges in the investment world
צוות YL Ventures

YL Ventures announces $400 million fifth fund, the largest Seed stage cybersecurity-focused fund ever raised

10.05.22|Meir Orbach
The fund will be used to both lead the Seed rounds of approximately 10 startups at a pace of three startups per year, and to invest in the companies’ follow-on rounds
Eureka Liat Hayun Asaf Weiss

Eureka raises $8 million in Seed for security in expanding cloud data use

12.01.22|James Spiro
The company claims to create the industry’s first data cloud security management solution
מייסדי Grip ליאור יערי אלון שנקלר עידן פסט

Cybersecurity startup Grip raises $19 million in Series A nine months after founding

07.12.21|Meir Orbach
The Israeli company’s automated solution discovers shadow applications and dormant accounts that have ungoverned continued access to customer data, production environments and more
 ועידת ניו יורק 2021 פיל ונבלס אבי שוע ג'וש ברנן

“We think Israel is the best place to invest in cybersecurity”

Said John Brennan, a partner at YL Ventures, during a panel on cybersecurity alongside Orca Security CEO Avi Shua and Google Cloud CISO Phil Venables
Piiano Founders

Piiano raises $9 million in Seed for enterprise data security

26.10.21|James Spiro
The platform helps security and privacy teams monitor and gain data-driven insights while helping developers partition and isolate PII
Valence team

Valence emerges from stealth with $7 million in funding to solve integrations risks

The Israeli startup's platform continuously alerts on anomalous activities and unauthorized data access across the Business Application Mesh
ריאן גורני YL Ventures

Ryan Gurney, ex-Googler, joins YL Ventures as CISO-in-Residence

Former Chief Security Officer at Looker, which was acquired by Google, brings customer-centric and early adopter-perspective to support YL Ventures portfolio companies’ expansion
סייקוד Cycode ליאור לוי רונן סלבין

Cybersecurity startup Cycode raises $20 million from Insight Partners

11.05.21|Meir Orbach
The company plans to use the funds to accelerate growth in securing enterprise DevOps tools such as source control management systems, build systems and cloud infrastructure
אנדי אליס

Andy Ellis named Operating Partner at YL Ventures

Former U.S. Air Force officer, MIT graduate, and respected cybersecurity leader will bring decades of experience to venture partner firm and help Israeli startups navigate their strategic plans