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APR.30.2017 | Highlights of the Israeli high-tech, venture capital, startups and private equity industry
 
Research Highlights
 
 
IVC-ZAG Summary of Israeli High-Tech Capital Raising - Q1/2017
» Israeli high-tech capital raising in Q1/2017: $1.03 billion raised, 8% down from Q1/2016 » The number of deals was 10% below the quarterly average in the past 3 years » VC-backed deals in Q1/2017 were at their lowest in 3 years - 56% of total capital » Israeli VC fund investments were up: $162 million - 16% of total investments in Q1/2017
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Empire State of ‘Mind the Tech’
Calcalist’s Mind the Tech conference will be held in New York City mid-May, so put your lighters in the air and let’s talk NY.
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From the Editor
 
 
Why VC funds are moving to late stage investments? The Four Children Approach
A few days ago, we released the IVC-ZAG Survey on capital raised by Israeli high-tech companies for Q1/2017. At a first glance it seems all is well; Israeli companies managed to raise a little more of $1 billion in the past quarter – keeping up with the previous quarters.
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Zvika Schechter's Recommended Reads of April
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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IVC High-Tech Yearbook 

2017
 
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Independence Day
 
Grow Corp
 
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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
Zebra Medical Second Round N/A
OverOps Third Round $30m
aidoc First Round $7m
DIGEST: 28 financing rounds were made this month.
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Most Viewed Companies
Company Name
Otonomo
Aspect Imaging
Cleanly
DIGEST: There are currently 7557 high-tech profiles in the database. These are the top -3 most viewed in the past month.
 
IVC-Online Highlights
 
IVC-Online
 
Exits
Company Name Exit Type Amount
Juno Lab Acquired $200m
Luck Genome Acquired $12.5m
TopTix Acquired $56m
6 exits were closed this month.
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Seeking Capital
Company Name Capital Raised
LivingBox $1.5m
Gett $700m
Evaluex $2m
DIGEST: 25 startups are now raising capital.
These are the latest 3.
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Upcoming Events
Event Name Event Date
U.S Federal grants and contracts for Israeli research & development projects May. 03, 2017
Arctic15 May. 05, 2017
TAU Innovation Conference 2017 May. 09, 2017
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Company of the Month
 
Galigu
galigu makes the VR experience easy. The company is developing the intuitive search experience that is missing from VR. galigu's users seamlessly discover and experience VR content without removing the headset. We focus on Mobile VR market, which forecasts to reach $25bn by 2020. Led by VR rockstars with massive hands-on experience in the VR field, along with practical experience in business and team leadership.
 
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Trading Places
 
Ornit Shinar
Head of Venture Investments Israel
Citi Ventures
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Eli Shaked
Managing Director
VMware Israel Ltd.
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In the News
 
Trump tax cuts raise concern of outflow of Israeli startups
Likelihood of Israeli tech firms incorporating in the US rises as Trump plans to slash corporate taxes
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Agro-tech fund Finistere seeks Israeli investments
Finistere has appointed two Israeli partners and will also invest in companies through its Radicle accelerator.
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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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