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OCT.31.2017 | Highlights of the Israeli high-tech, venture capital, startups and private equity industry
Research Highlights
A rare $250 million mega-deal boosts Israeli high-tech capital raising to $1.44 billion in Q3/2017
Key facts: • VC-backed deals boost Israeli capital raising to a record of $1.2 billion • Late stage capital raising heads all capital raising, with $618 million – second highest in five years • The average financing round reached a five-year high at $10 million
Israeli high-tech taking minor stake on the Bitcoin
The crypto currency technology storm has been howling globally and wildly for eight years now. The widely applicable technology is somehow antagonising many.
From the Editor
The Current Status Of Enterprise Software
Today, the idea that “every company needs to become a software company” is considered almost a cliché. The latest data on the software market shines a spotlight on the size and power of the software industry as the engine behind technology market growth. Analysts predict today’s $500 billion market to grow about 5% annually through 2050, which results in a $1 trillion dollar market by 2030!1
Zvika Schechter's Recommended Reads of October
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.
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Financing Rounds
Company Name Round Type Capital Raised
Astral Vision Seed $1.5m
WeSki Seed $1m
BondIT Second Round $14.25m
DIGEST: 41 financing rounds were made this month.
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Most Viewed Companies
Company Name
NewSight Imaging
Intelligo Group
DIGEST: There are currently 7637 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
ForeScout IPO $116m
SkyGiraffe Acquired $50m
NeuroDerm Acquired $1100m
4 exits were closed this month.
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Seeking Capital
Company Name Capital Raised
Wedme N/A
Playgorithm $1.5m
Farmster $1m
DIGEST: 38 startups are now raising capital.
These are the latest 3.
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Upcoming Events
Event Name Event Date
Content Israel 2017 Oct. 31, 2017
INDUSTRY 4.0: The Smart plant convention Oct. 31, 2017
Ecomotion: The Fuel Choices & Smart Mobility Initiative Summit 2017 Nov. 01, 2017
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Company of the Month
Via Transportation Inc.
Via is re-engineering public transit, from a regulated system of rigid routes and schedules to a fully dynamic, on-demand network. Via’s mobile app connects multiple passengers who are headed the same way, allowing riders to seamlessly share a premium vehicle. First launched in New York City in September 2013, the Via platform currently operates in New York City, Chicago, and Washington DC, providing over a million rides per month, and is growing rapidly. Via also licenses its revolutionary on-demand transit technology to transportation operators globally.
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Trading Places
Keren Haruvi-Snir
Head of M&A
Novartis Pharma
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Saar Gillai
Teridion Technologies Ltd.
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In the News
Israel to double number of high-tech employees
The Israel Innovation Authority's annual report includes an operational plan for doubling the proportion of high-tech employees in the workforce over the next decade.
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How the Frightful Five Put Start-Ups in a Lose-Lose Situation
The tech giants are too big. But so what? Hasn’t that always been the case?
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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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