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JUN.30.2016 | Highlights of the Israeli high-tech, venture capital, startups and private equity industry
Research Highlights
How Israeli Startups Can Scale
“Are Israeli companies on the verge of developing a repeatable playbook to scale their companies and become market leaders, not just acquisition fodder for the Silicon Valley giants? We think so”, say Harvard Business School researchers, Jeff Bussgang and Omri Stern, in a Viewpoints article shared in IVC High-Tech Yearbook 2016.
Investment Trends: Corporate Investment in Israeli Startups
Global corporate venture capital activity has seen significant growth in recent years. The Israeli high-tech market is benefiting from this trend as several global corporations announced plans to invest in Israel, whilst others initiated investments or expanded existing local activity.
From the Editor
Don’t confuse “startup” with “high-tech”: These are two distinct industries
In the last week or two it seems everybody in Israel is having fun with taking a bat at the “startup nation” brand. It began with warnings from the Chairman's of both Cisco and Google alerting Israel that out technological competitive edge is losing steam as other countries - mainly China and India, but also various countries in Europe – are quickly closing the gaps...
Zvika Schechter's Recommended Reads of June
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.
2016 Yearbook
Ein Hashofet
The IVC High-Tech Yearbook 2016
IVC Yearbook   The Israeli High-Tech, Venture Capital, Startup and Private Equity Directory

The IVC High-Tech Yearbook 2016 is Israel’s most comprehensive business guide of the Israeli high-tech, venture capital and private equity industries.
The directory's 20th edition contains in-depth data, analysis and views on the high-tech industry, highlighting six major sectors: communications, Internet, software, life Sciences, semiconductors and cleantech, as well as focused investors and service providers chapters.
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Financing Rounds
Company Name Round Type Capital Raised
Medi-Tate Fourth Round $4m
Omeq Medical First Round $1m
ViDAC Pharma First Round $9m
DIGEST: 62 financing rounds were made this month.
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Most Viewed Companies
Company Name
DIGEST: There are currently 7174 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
Meekan Acquired N/A
StreamRail Acquired $15m
CloudLock Acquired $293m
10 exits were closed this month.
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Seeking Capital
Company Name Capital Raised
PetUp $1m
Jobeek $1.2m
ChainLab $0.8m
DIGEST: 49 startups are now raising capital.
These are the latest 3.
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Upcoming Events
Event Name Event Date
Viva Technology Startup Connect 2016 Jul. 02, 2016
IPO Dot Com: Hightech and Biomed IPO Opportunities in TASE Jun. 30, 2016
IAF Connect Startup Competition Jul. 03, 2016
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Company of the Month
Eliminates menstrual pain in a heart beat. Livia is the off switch for your menstrual cramps. Just turn it on, breathe in, get going.
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Trading Places
Joey Simhon
Site Manager
Facebook Israel Ltd.
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Nir Blumberger
Venture Partner, Israel
Accel Partners
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In the News
OurCrowd, Bayer set up $15 million agtech fund
Finistere Ventures, Cloud Break Advisors, DuPont are among the partners in the new Radicle fund
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BMW Is Said to Team Up With Intel, Mobileye on Self-Driving Cars
Intel Corp. is working with Mobileye NV to develop self-driving car technology for BMW AG, said people familiar with the matter.
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High-Tech Industry Reports
Report of the Month
Israeli High-Tech Growth Stage Report - June 2016
We recently updatedour list of Growth Stage companies based on business growth and funding for Israeli high-tech companies.We identified over200 Israeli companies that fit the bill. We also analyzed these companies’ profile and history to get some insight on Israeli growth stage companies and funding.
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