IBM to Buy Database Security Co Guardium for $225 Million


IBM is about to acquire Guardium for $225 Million, according to Haaretz. Guardium provides software solutions for database activity monitoring, security, and auditing. This is the largest high-tech Israeli exit in 2009 and a great achievement for Guardium’s investors, who will be getting 10x returns on their bets. Continue Reading

Ultra Light LED Bulbs: Oree Raises $4 Million from SVB and Kreos


The Israeli startup Oree, developer of innovative LED lighting technologies, has announced that it has secured a $4 million venture loan from SVB (Silicon Valley Bank) and Kreos Capital. The company had previously raised a round of $7 million from… Continue Reading

Investors Believe In Iamba Networks, Add $7 Million Investment

Iamba networks has secured a $7 million round from previous investors Pitango Venture Capital, Cedar Fund, Giza Venture Fund and UK-based Kreos Capital. The company develops chips for telecommunications, specifically Gigabit Passive Optical Networking (GPON), a technology that aims to… Continue Reading