Innovate Israel Conference Brings 28 Israeli startups to London

Innovate Israel London confrerence June 2012

There hasn’t been such a full list of Israeli startups coming to Europe since Barcelona’s World Mobile Congress. Innovate Israel 2012 aims to connect  Israeli web, mobile & digital entrepreneurs & businesses with their UK & European counterparts. The UK… Continue Reading

Israeli Startup Outbrain Raises $35 Million to Rule the Recommendations Space

In a world that suffers from content overload, personal recommendations are a bare necessity. Israeli startup Outbrain, one of the leading companies in the recommendations space, has completed a $35 million in Series D led by Index Ventures and joined by previous investors Carmel Ventures and Lightspeed Venture Partners. This brings Outbrain’s funding to $64 million total since its inception in 2007. Continue Reading

Special: Top 50 Israeli Startups for 2011

VC Cafe Israeli startups top 50

For the third consecutive year, Israeli financial newspaper Calcalist put together a list of the top 50 startups in Israel (in Hebrew). VC Cafe took note to bring you the full list of top 50 Israeli startups in English: PowerMat, Broadlight, Conduit, PrimeSense, Objet, Kenshoo, Imperva, Anobit, DoubleVerify, Wix, SuperDerivatives, AeroScout, Siano, Waze, TaKaDu, ExLibris, SolarEdge, Adsmarket, (Matomy), dbMotion, RADWIN, cVidya, Boxee, N—trig, Cotendo, Varonis, Kontera, Outbrain, RedBend, Mobixell, Celeno, AMIMON, Pontis, Gigya, Clarizen, Mobileye, Celtro, Altair, Amobee, WhiteSmoke, Cyber—Ark, OpTier, Wanova, ConteXtream, eXelate, Peer39, Netformx, Tradonomi (eToro), Surf, Zend, Soluto Continue Reading

Lightspeed Venture Partners Oversubscribes Its Eight Fund, Raised $800M

Despite the ominous predictions saying that VC funds will have difficulty raising more money this year, Lightspeed Venture Partners has announced the closing of its eight fund (Lightspeed Venture Partners VIII), oversubscribing its $675 million target by $125 million reaching… Continue Reading

There can only be a single #1 recommendation platform for blogs: Outbrain Closes $5M A-Round

Outbrain announced the closing of a $5M A-round investment today, led by Gemini Israel Funds and Lightspeed Venture Partners. Outbrain’s seed investor GlenRock Israel, also participated in the round. Outbrain is a content recommendation and rating platform for blogs, news… Continue Reading