Category Archives: Venture capital

Making A Social Profit: What Silicon Valley Can Learn From Israeli VC Erel Margalit

Mark Zuckerberg is “Misinformer of the year,” says Media Matters, highlighting Facebook’s starring role in the unfolding “tech backlash.” Overall, 2017 “was a terrible year for the tech industry,” Farhad Manjoo of The New York Times declared recently. Other tech observers chimed in: … Continue reading

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Venture Capital Firm 83North Backs Israeli and European Entrepreneurs

In the first nine months of 2016, Israeli high-tech companies raised a total of $4 billion, a year-over-year increase of 27%.  Increasingly, these funds are geared towards long-term growth as Startup Nation is shifting into a Scale-Up Nation mode. The … Continue reading

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Artificial Intelligence: Funding and Acquisitions

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Economic Impact of U.S. Venture Capital

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Fastest $1B+ Exits For VC-Backed Companies

CB Insights: Walmart bought Jet.com for $3.3B a little over a year after the site was officially launched…Airwatch represents the fastest acquisition post-investment, selling the company to VMWare about a year after raising a gigantic $200M growth equity round (Airwatch … Continue reading

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Top Investors in Digital Health

CB Insights: Digital health continues to be a hot category as the number of investors entering the space globally continues to increase, with more than 1,350 unique investors with at least one investment in a digital health company in 2015. … Continue reading

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Artificial Intelligence: Most Active Corporate Investors

CB Insights: Artificial intelligence dealmaking has exploded recently, leaping to a new quarterly record of over 140 deals in Q1’16. Corporates and their venture capital groups are among the most active investors in this category (tech corporates have also been … Continue reading

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