Record-High $3.9 Billion Invested in Israeli High-Tech Companies in H1 2019

A new report finds that Israeli high-tech companies and startups raised a record $3.87 billion across 254 deals in the first half of 2019, with $2.32 billion raised across 125 deals in Q2 alone –
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Agritech 2018 Showcases Israeli Technologies Making the Desert Bloom

Israel is largely a desert nation – indeed, the Negev Desert alone covers 60% of the country. That is why Israel has been forced to become an agricultural technology powerhouse: out of sheer necessity. From
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Israel’s Viola FinTech to Expand Fund Size, Bring in New Partners

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TEL AVIV, March 11 (Reuters) – Viola FinTech, a new financial technology fund from Israel’s Viola investment group, expects to bring in new partners and increase the fund’s size to as much as $150 million
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23 Amazing Start-ups from Tel Aviv to Watch

Tel Aviv is alive with tech start-ups and it is a city with an unwavering eye on the future. The second most populous city in Israel, and effectively the country’s business capital, Tel Aviv is
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Homeland Security Fund AWZ Invests $4.25 Million in Cyber Startup Pcysys

The technology of Israel-based Pcysys acts as a “virtual hacker” that detects and warn of system vulnerabilities. Canada-based homeland security fund AWZ Ventures Inc. invested $4.25 million in Israel-based cybersecurity startup Pcysys Ltd., AWZ announced
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Israeli Companies Sold For Whopping $23 Billion In 2017

Israeli companies and startups were sold for a total of $23 billion in 112 deals in a number of exit transactions including IPOs, mergers and buyout deals in 2017, reflecting a 19 percent increase from
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Could this man’s “innovation diplomacy” change Israel’s future, or even the region’s?

Erel Margalit envisions creating technology hubs and infrastructure projects to solve big problems where local officials can work together in ways that national politicians may not. Entrepreneurs need to think bigger, says top Israeli venture
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Israeli Agritech: A Force [of Nature] to be Reckoned With

The roots of Israel’s Agritech sector are older than the state itself: twelve of Israel’s largest Agritech companies were created before the country even officially came into being in 1948. Recently, however, the sector has
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Canadian, Australian Stock Markets Vie for Israel Tech Firm Listings

Toronto Stock Exchange officials visit Israel to drum up business from local technology companies looking to raise public funds abroad.  The Nasdaq and the New York Stock exchange may the most aspired-to destinations for many
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Canadian Venture Capital Fund Completes Additional Investment in Israeli High-tech Security Firm

The Awz HLS Fund invests $4.5 million in NanoLock Security TORONTO, Oct. 24, 2017 /CNW/ – The Awz Homeland Security Fund (the “Fund”), a Canadian venture capital fund that invests exclusively in leading-edge Israeli cyber
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