Invest in Israel: March 2008 Newsletter

Happy Monday. In case you invest in Israeli traded stocks you may have noticed that today, Monday, April 7th, the Tel Aviv Stock Exchance (TASE) was closed for trading due to a labor dispute. C’mon people! That’s not the way to… Continue Reading

VM Ware, Behind You: MSFT Buys Israeli Virtualization Startup Kidaro

Microsoft likes the flavor of Falafel – that’s one explanation for its second acquisition of an Israeli startup in two weeks. Following the sweet exit of YaData, MSFT goes at it again and this time it’s Kidaro’s turn, an Israeli… Continue Reading

Israel’s Eyeblaster Files $115M Nasdaq IPO

Amid an upcoming recession, Eyeblaster, an Israeli company competing with Google and Microsoft on online campaign management solutions, has registered with the SEC for public trading on Nasdaq today. The IPO is valued around $115 million according to CNN. Shares will… Continue Reading

Microsoft Wises Up With The Acquisition Of Israel’s YaData

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The Israeli exit list for 2008 continues to grow. Microsoft announced today the acquisition of YaData (literally means “you knew” in Hebrew), a provider of advanced tools for the discovery of unique customer segments. Exact deal terms were undisclosed, but… Continue Reading

Bitesize Monday: 8 Israeli Internet startup headlines for the week of 02.11.08 | VC Cafe

Last week’s top story was with no doubt Microsoft’s bid to acquire Yahoo. The plot was full of twists and drama, saved only to”Jurassic Park” style M&A deals like this one. Israel didn’t stand still last week, so I’ve gathered… Continue Reading

Rumors Confirmed: Yahoo! completes acquisition of Israel’s FoxyTunes, Spins “Yahoo Unlimited” to Rhapsody America

Amid turbulence of acquisition by Microsoft, News Corp, Private Equity funds and now a ‘help’ offer from  Google, Yahoo! is not resting on its laurels. Following almost a month of rumors, PaidContent confirms that Yahoo! has bought Israel-based FoxyTunes, for… Continue Reading