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Fintech Co BlueVine Raises $130M

Wednesday, October 18th, 2017

The Israeli company, which provides online loans to small and medium-sized businesses, has raised the debt financing from banks and investors. As reported in Globes: Israeli fintech company BlueVine is expanding its online business lending operations with new debt financing of up to $130 million from banks and investors. BlueVine, which provides working capital financing to small […]

5 Israeli Companies Changing The Face Of International Fashion Tech

Monday, October 16th, 2017

With its “Startup Nation” title and its dominance in the technology realm, Israel’s innovative entrepreneurs are working to bring the fashion industry into the modern, digital age. Source: NoCamels: The global fashion technology movement may be in its infancy, but in Israel, it’s off to an inspiring start. Here’s a round up of some of the […]

Israeli Data Storage Co Infinidat Raises $95M

Tuesday, October 10th, 2017

The Herzliya based petabyte-scale data storage solutions company has raised $325 million since it was founded in 2011 and has a $1.6 billion valuation. As reported in Globes: Israeli petabyte-scale data storage solutions company Infinidat has closed a $95 million Series C financing round at a company valuation of $1.6 billion. The round was led by Goldman […]

Media Darling ‘Playbuzz,’ Used By AOL, Fox, NBC, Raises $35M

Tuesday, October 3rd, 2017

Israeli startup Playbuzz, which operates a popular platform for interactive content, has raised $35 million in a Series C funding round, led by Viola Growth, with participation from existing investors such as media giants Disney and Saban Ventures. The round brings the company’s capital to a total of $66 million. Source: NoCamels: Playbuzz will use the […]

SAP Buys Israel’s Gigya For Reported $350M

Tuesday, September 26th, 2017

Gigya’s customer identity management platform currently helps companies build digital relationships with some 1.3 billion consumers. As reported in Israel21C: Gigya, whose customer identity management platform helps companies build digital relationships with some 1.3 billion consumers, has entered into an agreement to be acquired by software giant SAP. The company did not disclose the price […]

Industrial Drone Co Airobotics Raises $32.5m

Monday, September 11th, 2017

The Petah Tikva based company is expanding operations in industrial facilities such as mine sites, refineries, seaports, oil and gas facilities and more. As reported in Globes: Israeli industrial drone developer Airobotics announced today the closing of a $32.5 million financing round led by BlueRun Ventures China, as well as Microsoft Ventures, OurCrowd.com and another strategic investor. […]

Israeli Car Sensor Co Innoviz Raises $65m

Monday, September 11th, 2017

The Kfar Saba based company also announced today that its groundbreaking LiDAR solution has moved into mass production. As reported in Globes: Israeli car sensor company Innoviz Technologies has raised $65 million in a Series B financing round. Strategic partners and tier 1 suppliers Delphi Automotive PLC and Magna International participated in the round, along with additional […]

Is DIY Startup AppsVillage The Next Wix?

Wednesday, August 30th, 2017

AppsVillage wants to do for apps what Wix.com did for websites: make them easier and cheaper to create As published in The Times of Israel: As our cellphones become an extension of our arms and are an integral part of our daily lives, so has the use of mobile apps grown: we have apps to […]

Vista Equity Partners buys Israeli co Applause

Monday, August 28th, 2017

The digital testing company, which has raised $115 million, was acquired for several hundred million dollars. Original article from Globes: US investment fun Vista Equity Partners has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Israeli digital testing company Applause. Applause has raised $115 million to date from investors including Accenture, Credit Suisse, Egan-Managed Capital, Goldman Sachs, Longworth […]

Israeli Big Data Co Redis Labs Raises $44M

Wednesday, August 23rd, 2017

Goldman Sachs led the round in the database management system developer, which has raised $86 million since it was founded in 2011. As reported in Globes: Israeli big data company Redis Labs announced that it has raised $44 million in a Series D financing round led by new investor Goldman Sachs Private Capital Investing and existing investors […]