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DEC.29.2016 | Highlights of the Israeli high-tech, venture capital, startups and private equity industry
Research Highlights
What makes a high-tech company: the IVC take
The sci-fi film "Arrival" reminded us of the importance of common language to establish good communication. We decided to communicate by the term "high-tech"
When billions of dollars get sidelined blame the methodology: preview to the 2016 exits report
We’re days away from our Annual IVC-Meitar High-Tech Exits Report launch event, when we will reveal the numbers for 2016. The numbers – when we share them with you – may be a surprise, and one thing that may surprise some, would be our choice not to include the acquisition of Playtika...
From the Editor
Why seed investments in Israel shrink?
Seed investments dropped by 50% in the first three quarters of 2016. We dived into the numbers to investigate further.
Zvika Schechter's Recommended Reads of December
Zvika Schechter, co-founder and Managing Director of Giza Venture Capital, is an avid reader. He goes through piles of material and sends us articles he finds interesting and relevant, on subjects spanning technology, venture capital, investments and how business is done. We are sharing some of his best recommendations with you.
2017 OurCROWD
IVC High-Tech Yearbook 

Grow Corp

Dealmakers Summit 2017
The IVC High-Tech Yearbook 2017
IVC Yearbook   The Israeli High-Tech & Venture Capital Directory

It’s the Who’s Who of the Israel venture capital community – are you in it? The NEW Israel High-Tech & Venture Capital Directory – 2017 IVC High- Tech Yearbook is now being prepared. Featuring a totally new and revised format, the IVC High- Tech Yearbook is widely used by investors, foreign high tech companies and leading international research organizations. Listing in the publication will increase your exposure and your chance to gain funding or exit. Don’t miss out on the opportunity to stand out from the crowd. .
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Financing Rounds
Company Name Round Type Capital Raised
DIR First Round $10m
Redhill PIPE $15m
Capitalise First Round $4m
DIGEST: 43 financing rounds were made this month.
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Most Viewed Companies
Company Name
1Tier Communications Ltd.
DIGEST: There are currently 7417 high-tech profiles in the database. These are the top -3 most viewed in the past month.
IVC-Online Highlights
Company Name Exit Type Amount
RiT Acquired N/A
Hexatier Acquired $42m
Cimagine Acquired $35m
6 exits were closed this month.
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Seeking Capital
Company Name Capital Raised
Grow-V $1.5m
Sela - Citizen... $0.2m
Smarty N/A
DIGEST: 43 startups are now raising capital.
These are the latest 3.
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Upcoming Events
Event Name Event Date
IVC-Meitar 2016 High-Tech Exits Report launch Jan. 03, 2017
Breakfast with Jeff Pulver (and friends) in Tel Aviv Jan. 04, 2017
Safer Smarter Buildings & Cities Jan. 04, 2017
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Company of the Month
Strayboots is the global provider of digital experiences for corporate team building, group adventures and city exploration. our customers can reach and engage mobile audiences by offering highly customized digital experiences that foster connections, improve performance and build trust. an all-in-one platform for event planners and event organizers, with full customization, gamification features and real-time monitoring and analysis.
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Trading Places
Tal Morgenstern
Lightspeed Venture Partners
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Jonathan Henen
VP Trendlines Agtech, Bayer Trendlines Ag Innovation Fund
Trendlines Venture Management Ltd.
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In the News
Apple’s Aharon to head Israel Innovation Authority
CEO of Apple Israel will be in charge of promoting nation’s tech ecosystem, at the helm of entity formerly known as Office of the Chief Scientist
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Roland Berger: Israel has become smart car hub
The international consultancy firm analyzes how Israel has positioned itself at the forefront of the driverless car revolution.
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High-Tech Industry Reports
Report of the Month
High-Tech Financing Rounds
This report delves deep into Israeli high-tech capital raising and venture capital financing, detailing all financing rounds by Israeli high-tech companies in the past two years, including dates, amounts and investors. The report can be delivered by sector, stage or type of deal.
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