VentureGeek’s Graduate 6Scan Gets Funded by YL Ventures

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Israeli startup 6scan today announced it has raised an undisclosed A round led by YL Ventures. 6scan, still in stealth mode, offers a protection suite for website through its 6scan Patrol and 6scan Bodyguard products. It acts like a white hat hacker, monitoring sites for known and unknown threats for $10 a month. Continue Reading

VentureGeeks Unveils Pre-Seed Investments in Five Israeli Startups

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Since their inauguration in February 2011, little has been shared on the VentureGeeks program or its participants – until now. Yesterday, VentureGeeks unveiled its first five investments in their Investor Day event, following the Y Combinator model. Continue Reading

Venture Geeks Launches New Startup Accelerator Program in Tel Aviv

Venture Geeks of Geekmedia Yaniv Feldman

GeekMedia, the company behind the Israeli blog NewsGeek (Hebrew) has launched VentureGeeks, a new incubator program in Israel, which will provide seed funding and mentorship to Israeli startups. The Tel-Aviv based incubator is meant to serve as an accelerator program for startups, following the model of US based Y Combinator. Startups which are admitted to the program will receive up to $20,000 in pre-seed funding, office space, administrative services and advice from a group of mentors. The cost for startups is 10% of their equity. Continue Reading