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SEPT.29.2016 | Highlights of the Israeli high-tech, venture capital, startups and private equity industry
Research Highlights
Top 10 research questions at IVC: What you probably wondered about but forgot to ask
Like every business, there comes a point where you have this mental list of FAQ-file – the questions that come up from clients, partners and potential customer most often. In IVC, this list gets piled up not only with what users and members ask, but the questions we get from the media (main stream or social), the government...
Investment Trends: Asian corporate investment in Israel
We have recently shared our corporate investment analysis from our 2015 annual research overview. It is time to look at one of the most interesting trends we observed in corporate investments last year – the exponential growth in Asian investment in Israeli startups.
From the Editor
After the festival; After the Holidays…
The Jewish holidays are right around the corner and, it turns out that almost all of October in Israel will be dedicated to family dinners and hiking as we only have eight to 14 work days throughout October (depending on individual business observance), to 'take care of business'.
Zvika Schechter's Recommended Reads of September
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.
Shana Tova
IVC High-Tech Yearbook 2017
Ein Hashofet
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
Aqua Security First Round $9m
Reporty First Round $5.15m
SecBI First Round $5m
DIGEST: 41 financing rounds were made this month.
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Most Viewed Companies
Company Name
DIGEST: There are currently 7270 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
WatchMe88 Acquired N/A
BlazeMeter Acquired $95m
Imagu Acquired N/A
5 exits were closed this month.
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Seeking Capital
Company Name Capital Raised
RapiDx $3m
RadGreen $1.5m
Horse Mate $0.9m
DIGEST: 41 startups are now raising capital.
These are the latest 3.
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Upcoming Events
Event Name Event Date
Startup Open 2016 Sep. 29, 2016
Innovation Week France 2016 Oct. 10, 2016
GeekWire Summit 2016 Oct. 04, 2016
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Company of the Month
Articoolo Research Ltd.
Articoolo developed an algorithm that creates unique articles from scratch, simulating a real human writer, by using NLP and other AI processes. The technology is aimed at helping writers create textual content by making the creation process quicker, cost efficient, and much more pleasant.
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Trading Places
Rom Eliaz
Head of Merck Ventures Israel Fund
Merck Ventures
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David Johnson
Chairman of the Board of Experts
Glilot Capital Partners
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In the News
China's Neusoft, Infinity set up $250m Israel med-tech fund
The establishment of the new fund was announced at Innonation - the Second China-Israel Investment Summit in Tel Aviv.
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Israel-China cooperation helps Israeli startups enter China
Three IoT startups will receive an investment and production services in China.
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High-Tech Industry Reports
Report of the Month
IoT Companies Report - August 2016
An extensive August 2016 report covering the Israeli Internet of Things (IoT) cluster and trends 2011-2016, including industry growth rates, employment, capital raising, exits and more. The report contains a list of over 520 Israeli high-tech companies and foreign R&D centers actively operating in the IoT field, detailing sector, sub-sector..
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