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Israel Tech Funding Report

This quarterly report produced in collaboration with Zysman, Aharoni, Gayer & Co. Law Offices reviews capital raised by Israeli high-tech companies from Israeli and foreign venture capital funds as well as other investors, such as investment companies, corporate investors, incubators and angels.
Israel Tech Funding Report Q3 2020
• During the second wave of the pandemic Israeli high-tech deal amounts soared to a new quarterly record – $2.74B in Q3/2020.
• Seed deals’ median crashed 80% during Q1–Q3/2020 as investors avoid risks.
• Deals larger than $50 million each continued to attract investors – 32 deals in Q1–Q3/2020 compared to 26 in Q1–Q3/2019
• PIPE activity notably increased in Q2–Q3/2020: $1.66 billion raised in 17 deals during Q3. The PIPE numbers are excluded from the funding data in the report.
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Exits Reports

The bi-yearly report produced in collaboration with Meitar-Liquornik-Geva-Leshem-Tal Law Firm summarizes exits of Israeli and Israel-related high-tech companies in merger & acquisition deals and initial public offerings, as well as buyouts performed by private equity and financial investors in Israeli and Israel-related. VC-backed deals referred to in this report, represent exit deals where at least one venture capital fund was involved as a pre-exit investor.
IVC - Meitar High-Tech Exits Report H1 2020
Decrease in the number of exits in the first half of 2020 - 52 deals compared to 77 in H1/2019 - the lowest number of exits in H1 in the last 6 years. The total exit value (deals up to $5 billion) in H1/2020 was $5.82 billion compared to $7.47 billion in H1/2019. The average exit value in H1/2020 was $112 million, the highest in H1 in the last 6 years. 3 exits of $1 billion or more. The number of exits between $100 million and $5 billion was lower than in 2019, with 9 deals in H1/2020 compared to 23 in H1/2019. The bright spot - investment value: In the first half of 2020, $5.2 billion were raised in 312 deals, an average of $16.8 million per investment. This is the highest figure in H1 in the last 6 years.
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IVC Posts

Fresh and current, IVC covers trending elements such as ‘The Spring of Blockchain’, ‘US-China trade war’, ‘Israeli VC Funds Activity’, ‘The Israeli Cyber Security Social Network’, ‘The Wall St. Bear Market and Israeli Tech’ among others, highlighting important facts and figures relating to Israeli high-tech, Venture Capital and everything in between.
Japanese Investments in Israeli Tech Overview
In the second half of the decade, Japanese investors focused on companies operating in the sectors of information technology, enterprise software and life sciences (medical equipment and pharma). Following the COVID-19 outbreak, Japanese investors’ interest in med-tech and digital health is expected to increase. AI companies are a high priority investment target for Japanese investors.
Japan is still relatively new to the M&A market in Israel. Over the last decade, only 10 Israeli companies were acquired by Japanese entities, with the acquisition of Neuroderm by Mitsubishi Tanabe in 2017 for an aggregate amount of US$1.1 billion being the largest M&A transaction by a Japanese company in Israel.
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Published twice a year, the magazine includes a research summary of capital raising, exits, most active funds and notable deals in the Israeli high-tech. In addition, the magazine presents an in-depth research on a specific Israeli high-tech vertical or cluster. Previous magazines featured topics such as Canna-Tech, Food-Tech, Technology meets art, Open Innovation and more…
IVC February 2020 Issue – Israeli Tech Decade Summary
The February 2020 issue of IVC Magazine - IVC Annual Israeli Tech Review - focuses on the passing decade of Israel' tech sector (2010-2019). The review includes research summary, maps, data, and articles by leading high-tech executives wrapping-up the past decade and offering their view on the upcoming tech trends in 2020: Aharon Aharon, Chemi Peres, Karin Mayer, Oren Bar-on, Jon Medved and Dov Moran.
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Israeli High-Tech Investor Weekly

The IVC-Online Weekly Newsletter is delivered each Thursday with financial oriented information highlights, important news articles, updates from the IVC-Online site, research highlights, insights and trends from across the Israeli & global tech ecosystem.
Thursday, November 12, 2020
Highlights of the Israeli high-tech, venture capital, startups and private equity industry
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The IVC-Online Monthly Newsletter is delivered once a month with information highlights, important news articles, updates from the IVC-Online site, research highlights, insights and trends from across the Israeli & global tech ecosystem.
February 2020 Monthly Newsletter
Highlights of the Israeli high-tech, venture capital, startups and private equity industry
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Most Active Funds

Annual survey produced in collaboration with Amit, Pollak, Matalon & Co. Law Firm based on the IVC online database and information provided by participating VC funds, ranking the most active Israeli venture capital funds. This annual IVC survey carefully researches and grades the most active Israeli venture capital funds, based on first investments, reviews deals performed by Israeli and by foreign VC funds, funds who are raising capital, what their targets are, and how far along they are in the process.
2018 Most Active Funds
In 2018, two veteran VC firms shared first place, each with a record 11 first investments: Vertex Israel ($960m in managed capital) and TLV Partners ($267m in managed capital). The firms deployed capital from two active funds: of 2016 vintage year— Vertex IV ($150m) and TLV Partners (115m) and of 2018 vintage year—Vertex V ($160m) and TLV II ($152m).
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