Report: Israel Private Capital Breakdown 2020

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Pitchbook Data released a new report on the state of Private Capital in Israel 2020 , covering private equity and venture capital. In 2010, VC funds in Israel had over $10 billion of assets under management, by 2017, that number had grown to over $36 billion.

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The impact of Covid-19 on Global Venture and the Case for Israel

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Israel UP 40% ( Source ) ? “VC investors did not shy away from either first or follow-on investments, bringing the number of VC deals to a record in Q2/2020″ Israel tech fundning report Q2 2020, IVC. What might explain the record breaking deal activity in Israel? It’s unclear whether Israel managed to buck a global downward trend, or wether the investment volume was driven by overly optimistic investors and high levels of dry powder in the market.

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Foreign Investment in Israel tech reaches 77% of total

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Multinational Corporate involvement in Israel is breaking new records, reaching 77% of total invested capital in 2018. Corporate Investments Multinationals in Israel alibaba beta china Intel Israel Israeli venture capital Israeli visa ivc jvp Kama Tech MNCs multinational corporations Remagine Ventures sky talent gap USALarge part of that activity is driven by MNCs. There are 368 multinational. This is a content summary only.

Israel’s Machine Intelligence Startup Landscape 2017

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In previous posts, VC Cafe covered promising Machine Intelligence startups in Israel, emerging clusters for Machine Intelligence around the world and the speed at which they are getting funded and. Artificial Intelligence Startup Nation Uncategorized AI artificial intelligence computer vision elon musk funding Israel Landscape Machine Intelligence Machine Learning Startup nation VC

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AI in Israel Grows Beyond Computer Vision

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More than 1,200 AI startups (broadly defined) were created in Israel since 2010. AI artificial intelligence Chatbots computer vision data science in Israel deep learning Israeli startups ivc Machine Learning predictive analytics79% of which are still active, 6% have been acquired, and 15% have ceased to operate. With more than 667 of them. This is a content summary only. Click on the post title to continue reading this post, share your comments, browse the website and more!

Plenty of Dry powder for Europe and Israel VC funds

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The UK continues to attract the most capital, followed by Germany, Sweden, France and Israel. In Israel there’s also been an influx of fresh capital. The challenges is Israel are different than in Europe. Uncategorized fundraising Israel

Five questions with the head of the Societal Challenges Division at the Israel Innovation Authority

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I caught up with Naomi Krieger Carmy on her new role as the head of societal challenges division at the Israel Innovation Authority and what initiatives should startups in Israel be aware of. Uncategorized Israel Startup nationThis is a content summary only. Click on the post title to continue reading this post, share your comments, browse the website and more!

UK and Israel – Growth through Partnership (Guest Post)

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Britain and Israel are inextricably linked by a profound and intimate history. However, beyond the dazzling lights of the political circus, one can also clearly see a close and compelling partnership between Britain and Israel, specifically in business and trade, where both countries recognising their partner’s strengths, seek to use it to encourage and enhance their own potential. In truth, the idea of growth through partnerships is nothing new to the State of Israel.

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Invest in Israel Newsletter – June 2013 Edition

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As every month, VC Cafe is re-posting the “Invest in Israel” Newsletter, published by the investment promotion center of Israel’s Ministry of Industry, Trade and Labor, which offers many helpful tools for prospecting investors. For the Invest in Israel archive, click here. eBay Incubator Israel Invest in Israel Alma lasers Binpress ebay Israel incubator Qualcomm israel TAU tech fund

HTIA 2012 – The Current VC Vibe in Israel

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We’ve seen some pretty good years recently, with VC funding in Israel reaching an all-time high in 2011 at a record $2.2 Israel Israeli Chief Scientist Israeli Economy Israeli High Tech Chief scientist Israel Israel VC Venture Capital in IsraelOn a macro level, VC funding for the most part hasn’t really changed. billion. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]].

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Invest in Israel Newsletter – August 2013 Edition

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As every month, VC Cafe is re-posting the “Invest in Israel” Newsletter, published by the investment promotion center of Israel’s Ministry of Industry, Trade and Labor, which offers many helpful tools for prospecting investors. ibm Invest in Israel ivc ivc online MIT Trusteer VentureBurn apple Israel venture capital

Covid-19 is a marathon, not a sprint, for startups in US, UK and Israel

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Israel – 500M NIS to cash strapped startups. Earlier this week, Israel started with an alleviation of the self-quarantine measures that restricted people’s movement to no more than 100 meters from their house. This is part of Israel’s Ministry of Finance NIS 1.2 As Adam Fisher (Bessemer Israel) recommended : “You need to change your projections and prepare for a deeper crisis and hope for the best.

Invest in Israel Newsletter – June 2013 Edition

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As every month, VC Cafe is re-posting the “Invest in Israel” Newsletter, published by the investment promotion center of Israel’s Ministry of Industry, Trade and Labor, which offers many helpful tools for prospecting investors. For the Invest in Israel archive, click here. Cisco Google Invest in Israel Waze elbit fireeye Israel venture capital israeli startup lockheed-martin makerbot Stratasys teleflex VC

Israel & Japan: Konnichi Wa to Collaboration, Sayonara to Stagnation

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Japan is the world’s #3 economy…but not for Israel. In September, NEC becomes the first Japanese multinational to launch an R&D Center in Israel, focusing on cyber security. They join six other Japanese multinationals in the Japan MNC program administered by the Israel Innovation Authority- Terumo, Panasonic, NEC, Ricoh, NTT, DNP and Fujitsu. A series of high profile business delegations to Israel ensued in 2016. It is not even a top 10 trading partner.

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Invest in Israel Newsletter January 2011 Edition

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As every month, VC Cafe is re-posting the “Invest in Israel” Newsletter, published by the investment promotion center of Israel’s Ministry of Industry, Trade and Labor , which offers many helpful tools for prospecting investors. ISRAEL 2010 GDP GROWTH WELL ABOVE OECD AVERAGE.

Invest in Israel Newsletter – October 2012 Edition

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As every month, VC Cafe is re-posting the “Invest in Israel” Newsletter, published by the investment promotion center of Israel’s Ministry of Industry, Trade and Labor, which offers many helpful. [[ This is a content summary only. Invest in Israel Israel startup nation Israel venture capital

What do you know about Consumer startups in Israel?

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In this post I shine a spotlight on the consumer segment in Israel and explore the trends in consumer tech in Israel. What do you know about Israeli B2C startups? Continue Reading → This is a content summary only. Click on the post title to continue reading this post, share your comments, browse the website and more!

Invest in Israel Newsletter – August 2012 Edition

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As every month, VC Cafe is re-posting the “Invest in Israel” Newsletter, published by the investment promotion center of Israel’s Ministry of Industry, Trade and Labor, which offers many helpful. [[ This is a content summary only. Invest in Israel Israel Btendo DesignArt Networks qualcomm technion

30 Machine Intelligence Startups to Watch in Israel

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Noteworthy Machine Intelligence startups in Israel ?? There’s been a proliferation of Machine Intelligence companies in Israel. Below are 30 Artificial Intelligence (AI) and Machine Learning (ML) startups to watch in Israel (Part 1). Orcam was created by the founders of Mobileye (NYSE: MBLY and one of Israel’s largest IPOs ), Prof. AI Deep Learning Israel Machine Intelligence AIdoc Anodot atidot Augury Beyond Verbal Chorus.ai

Water Tech in Israel

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I embarked on a 30 day blogging challenge to restore my passion for writing (more about it here ) Please sign up to my newsletter to receive the latest updates. This was day fourteen. There is no. This is a content summary only. Click on the post title to continue reading this post, share your comments, browse the website and more! Water Tech agtech clean tech deep learning israeli startup water Water tech

Invest In Israel Newsletter – January 2013 Edition

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As every month, VC Cafe is re-posting the “Invest in Israel” Newsletter, published by the investment promotion center of Israel’s Ministry of Industry, Trade and Labor, which offers many helpful tools for prospecting investors. For the Invest in Israel archive, click here. [[ This is a content summary only. For the Invest in Israel archive, click here. GE Innovation Barometer GroupShot Intucell Invest in Israel Israel PWC Any.do

Here are the 5 hottest startups in Israel

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Israel is a nation full of booming tech startups. In fact, according to the 2018 Global Startup Ecosystem Report, Tel Aviv has more startups per capita than anywhere else in the world, earning it the reputation of being the Silicon Valley of the Middle East, or better known as Silicon Wadi. At the same time, cities like Jerusalem are also producing their own tech unicorns. In 2017 Intel acquired Jerusalem based autonomous-driving company Mobileye for $15.3 billion.

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Invest in Israel Newsletter September 2011 Edition

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As every month, VC Cafe is re-posting the “Invest in Israel” Newsletter, published by the investment promotion center of Israel’s Ministry of Industry, Trade and Labor , which offers many helpful tools for prospecting investors. Shechtman, who was born in Tel Aviv in 1941, had previously been awarded the Israel Prize in Physics in 1998 and the Wolf Prize in Physics a year later. ISRAEL TO TRADE FREELY WITH MERCOSUR; ARGENTINA – ISRAEL SIGN FTA.

Invest in Israel Newsletter – September 2012 Edition

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As every month, VC Cafe is re-posting the “Invest in Israel” Newsletter, published by the investment promotion center of Israel’s Ministry of Industry, Trade and Labor, which offers many helpful. [[ This is a content summary only. Invest in Israel Israel

Invest in Israel – May 2013 Edition

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As every month, VC Cafe is re-posting the “Invest in Israel” Newsletter, published by the investment promotion center of Israel’s Ministry of Industry, Trade and Labor, which offers many helpful tools for prospecting investors. For the Invest in Israel archive, click here. Invest in Israel iOnRoad Waze

Invest in Israel Newsletter – August 2012 Edition

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As every month, VC Cafe is re-posting the “Invest in Israel” Newsletter, published by the investment promotion center of Israel’s Ministry of Industry, Trade and Labor , which offers many helpful tools for prospecting investors. For the Invest in Israel archive, click here. ISRAEL 2ND LARGEST CENTER FOR TECH STARTUPS. bTendo’s operation in Israel will become the basis for STM’s development center in Israel.

SAP Nation 2.0: Economy as large as Israel

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As with previous books, I have been excerpting 10% of the contents. You can buy the book at several stores (online in paperback at CreateSpace and ebook at Amazon). looks at the prospects of S/4HANA which SAP launched in. SAP Nation Book

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IVC Report: The most active VC Funds in Israel in 2012

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A new report by IVC Research center, ranks the most active VC funds in Israel according to their first money investments. In total, 90 VC funds in Israel made first investments in Israeli startups, but only 19 [.]. [[ This is a content summary only. Moovit Orbimed Israel PlayMyTone Playshift POtango Preen.Me Carmel Ventures topped the list with 11 new investments followed by Horizons Ventures.

Most Active VC Funds in Israel 2010

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With six first investment deals Evergreen Venture Partners was the most active VC fund in Israel in 2010, according to the latest IVC Research Center report. The second place was shared by Battery Ventures Israel and Pontifax, with five investments each. Sequoia Israel.

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Telco R&D Centers in Israel Scorecard

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Next month, one of the leading European operators is expected to announce a dedicated, Israel-focused venture capital fund. While there is no one-size-fits-all approach to innovation clusters, some telcos are getting a better ROI from Israel than others. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]].

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Invest in Israel Newsletter – July 2013 Edition

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As every month, VC Cafe is re-posting the “Invest in Israel” Newsletter, published by the investment promotion center of Israel’s Ministry of Industry, Trade and Labor, which offers many helpful tools for prospecting investors. apple Boxee intel Invest in Israel Omek Interactive samsung Samsung Ventures ScaleIO adap tv AOL EMC Israeli startups lockheed-martin omek interactive Philips Healthcare Samsung ScaeleIO Scivac

Thank you Israel for welcoming our British startup (Guest post)

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And without sounding too schmaltzy, we’re grateful for the wisdom of many of the Israel ‘advocates’ in the UK who helped make our dreams of traveling with our company a reality. We learnt quickly that the Israel tech scene is a melting pot of emigration & assimilation. You only had to look around little Techloft to meet people from, amongst others: Israel (of course), the US, UK, France, Venezuela, Canada & Eastern Europe. For me, this is the magic of Israel.

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Invest in Israel Newsletter – June 2012 Edition

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As every month, VC Cafe is re-posting the “Invest in Israel” Newsletter, published by the investment promotion center of Israel’s Ministry of Industry, Trade and Labor , which offers many helpful tools for prospecting investors. For the Invest in Israel archive, click here. This is Facebook’s second acquisition in Israel, following the acquisition of Snaptu for $70m in March 2011. Cleveland, Ohio-based Primus Capital has recently acquired Israel’s AOD for $90m.

Invest in Israel Newsletter October 2011 Edition

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As every month, VC Cafe is re-posting the “Invest in Israel” Newsletter, published by the investment promotion center of Israel’s Ministry of Industry, Trade and Labor , which offers many helpful tools for prospecting investors. For the Invest in Israel archive, click here. COMMUNICATIONS GIANT ARRIS GROUP BUYS ISRAEL’S BIGBAND NETWORKS FOR $158 MLN. ISRAEL CORP UNIT TO BUILD $680 MLN PERU POWER STATION. The Israel/U.S.

Invest in Israel Newsletter February 2011 Edition

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As every month, VC Cafe is re-posting the “Invest in Israel” Newsletter, published by the investment promotion center of Israel’s Ministry of Industry, Trade and Labor , which offers many helpful tools for prospecting investors. Israel’s economy grew 7.8% in the fourth quarter of 2010, the fastest pace in four years, and well beyond the Bank of Israel’s predictions of between 4.3 ISRAEL SETS FAVOURABLE FISCAL POLICY ENCOURAGING GAS EXPLORATION.

Invest in Israel Newsletter – April 2012 Edition

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As every month, VC Cafe is re-posting the “Invest in Israel” Newsletter, published by the investment promotion center of Israel’s Ministry of Industry, Trade and Labor , which offers many helpful tools for prospecting investors. For the Invest in Israel archive, click here. MICROSOFT TECHNOLOGY CENTER TO OPEN IN ISRAEL. Microsoft has recently announced that it intends to open its first Israel-based Technology Center in Ra’anana.

Saul Klein Gets Appointed to UK Tech Envoy to Israel

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UK's Prime Minister David Cameron has announced the appointment of Saul Klein to UK Tech Envoy to Israel. Mr Klein will promote the growing UK-Israel tech partnership between the two countries, [[ This is a content summary only. saul klein UK Israel Tech HubVisit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]].

Invest in Israel Newsletter – May 2012 Edition

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As every month, VC Cafe is re-posting the “Invest in Israel” Newsletter, published by the investment promotion center of Israel’s Ministry of Industry, Trade and Labor, which offers many helpful tools for prospecting investors. For the Invest in Israel archive, click here. Great for them, good for Israel. RADVISION was founded in 1992 in Israel and is a world leader in the supply of video conferencing solutions. Intel Israel Invest in Israel Radvision Wanova

Invest in Israel Newsletter – February 2012

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As every month, VC Cafe is re-posting the “Invest in Israel” Newsletter, published by the investment promotion center of Israel’s Ministry of Industry, Trade and Labor , which offers many helpful tools for prospecting investors. For the Invest in Israel archive, click here. OECD: ISRAEL 2ND MOST EDUCATED COUNTRY IN THE WORLD. Israel is the second-most educated country in the world, the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) reported recently.

Invest in Israel Newsletter: July 2011 Edition

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As every month, VC Cafe is re-posting the “Invest in Israel” Newsletter, published by the investment promotion center of Israel’s Ministry of Industry, Trade and Labor , which offers many helpful tools for prospecting investors. Investment Bank Morgan Stanley raised its growth forecast for Israel to 4.8% FDI IN ISRAEL IN JUNE RISES ABOVE MONTHLY AVERAGE. S1 CORP BUYS ISRAEL’S FUNDTECH. ICQ FOUNDER SELLS ISRAEL’S DOTOMI FOR $295 MLN.

Invest in Israel Newsletter December 2011

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As every month, VC Cafe is re-posting the “Invest in Israel” Newsletter, published by the investment promotion center of Israel’s Ministry of Industry, Trade and Labor , which offers many helpful tools for prospecting investors. For the Invest in Israel archive, click here. LEADING US COOPERATIVE CHS BUYS ISRAEL’S SOLBAR. ISRAEL’S EVATURE WINS TRAVEL INNOVATION AWARD . Israel’s Medigus has raised 9.3

Invest in Israel Newsletter May 2011 Edition

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As every month, VC Cafe is re-posting the “Invest in Israel” Newsletter, published by the investment promotion center of Israel’s Ministry of Industry, Trade and Labor , which offers many helpful tools for prospecting investors. Israel’s economy grew 4.7% In April, the Bank of Israel raised its 2011 growth forecast to 4.5% IMD RANKS ISRAEL 17TH MOST COMPETITIVE ECONOMY IN 2011. Israel was also ranked 17th in 2010.

Invest in Israel Newsletter January 2012

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As every month, VC Cafe is re-posting the “Invest in Israel” Newsletter, published by the investment promotion center of Israel’s Ministry of Industry, Trade and Labor , which offers many helpful tools for prospecting investors. For the Invest in Israel archive, click here. According to preliminary estimates, Israel’s gross domestic product grew by 4.8% rise in 2009, when Israel crawled back out of the recession. ISRAEL CORP. Israel Corp.