Globes Ranked Top 10 Israeli startups

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Globes ranked the top 10 Israeli startups for 2012, and social marketplace Fiverr has taken the top spot. Fiverr has not only created a new marketplace, but also established a whole category, which attracted quite a lot of copycats (make Purple cows people!). Some of these include: Smalljob, 20s, and Gigim as well as Fourerr, Sixerr, and Eighterr… Continue Reading

Highlighting Israeli Q2 2011 Israeli VC Investments

Israel's dollar volume of deals is up almost 100% compared to the previous quarter

An illustrated report of global VC investments in Q2 2011, highlights the number and volume of deals in Israeli startups. It’s worth calling out some of the startups, which are not only making headway through product innovation, but also through the backing of world-class investment funds such as Sequoia, Battery, Greylock and up-and-comer funds such as Eric Schmidt’s Innovation Endeavors and Index Ventures. Continue Reading

Special: Top 50 Israeli Startups for 2011

VC Cafe Israeli startups top 50

For the third consecutive year, Israeli financial newspaper Calcalist put together a list of the top 50 startups in Israel (in Hebrew). VC Cafe took note to bring you the full list of top 50 Israeli startups in English: PowerMat, Broadlight, Conduit, PrimeSense, Objet, Kenshoo, Imperva, Anobit, DoubleVerify, Wix, SuperDerivatives, AeroScout, Siano, Waze, TaKaDu, ExLibris, SolarEdge, Adsmarket, (Matomy), dbMotion, RADWIN, cVidya, Boxee, N—trig, Cotendo, Varonis, Kontera, Outbrain, RedBend, Mobixell, Celeno, AMIMON, Pontis, Gigya, Clarizen, Mobileye, Celtro, Altair, Amobee, WhiteSmoke, Cyber—Ark, OpTier, Wanova, ConteXtream, eXelate, Peer39, Netformx, Tradonomi (eToro), Surf, Zend, Soluto Continue Reading

5 Israeli Startups Presented in Under the Radar (See my notes)

under the radar

I was down in Microsoft’s office in Mountain View again today, attending “The Business of Web Apps: Where the Web Goes to Work” thrown every year by DealMaker Media since 2003. I was part of this year’s selection committee, who… Continue Reading

25 Israeli firms opened offices in the Valley in the last 18 months

“Israelis’ time arrives – tech making trek from the dessert to the valley” – that is the title of Adrienne Sanders’ excellent article published in San Francisco Business Times this morning. Adrienne lined up a comprehensive outlook on the Israeli… Continue Reading