Innovid Raises a $9.5 Million Round Led by Sequoia

Innovid, a video advertising startup, has raised $9.5 million round led by Sequoia Capital with Genesis Partners and T-Ventures (Deutsche Telecom) participating in the round. As part of the funding round, Sequoia partner Gili Raanan will join Innovid’s Board of Directors. Continue Reading

Israeli Startups Look to New York, and increasingly Shanghai

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All the above points of view emphasize how important it is for Israeli startups to establish their presence in foreign markets. But, with the rise in the importance of Asian markets, particularly the mammoth market of China, the question becomes: what ticket do startups need to buy first – New York or Shanghai? Continue Reading

Crisis Shmisis: Q2 2010 Closes with 40 deals and more than $400 million raised in Israel (Deal Summary)

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The second quarter of 2010 has come and gone and despite the depleting VC and incubator capital in Israel, the quarter has brought approximately 40 deals with over $400 million invested Continue Reading

Nickels and Dimes in Israeli Venture Capital

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The Israeli venture capital industry has experienced a $250 million decline in the past few months. Israeli venture capital funds have struggled to raise the target capital and the impact is likely to be felt on emerging technology companies in Israel. Continue Reading