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. Carmel Ventures topped the list with 11 new investments followed by Horizons Ventures. In total, 90 VC funds in… Continue Reading

Perfecto Mobile Gets Perfect Backer in Vodafone Ventures for App Testing in the Cloud

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Vodafone’s venture capital arm made a strategic minority investment in Israeli startup Perfecto Mobile joining previous backers Carmel Ventures and Vertex Venture Capital who invested $7 million ten months ago. The sum of the round was undisclosed, but sources in the Israeli media estimate it at $4-5 million. Continue Reading

Global from Day One: kaChing has the potential to disrupt the managed funds industry

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Palo Alto-based kaChing, the investing talent marketplace, is poised to become a key agent for disruption of the managed funds industry through its service which democratizes access to investing talent. Continue Reading

Israeli VC Funds Raised $793 Million in 2008

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The capital available for investment now reaches $1 Billion, of which $400 million is intended for first investments in high-tech companies and the remainder reserved for follow-on investments. Forecasts for 2009 are pretty grim – IVC estimates only $300 million to be raised this year 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