PitchBook, a global financial data and software company that produces the PitchBook Platform, a suite of award-winning software applications, announced its list of top 10 VC investors in Israel with OurCrowd in the top spot.
The list is based on the number of deals for each VC firm since the start of 2014, and excludes incubator and accelerator rounds.
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OurCrowd came in first with 138 deals, followed by AltaIR Capital (111), 83North (86), Pitango Venture Capital (71), with Magma Venture Partners (64) rounding out the top five. Viola Ventures came in next with 63 deals, iAngels (58), Sequoia Capital Israel (57), Jerusalem Venture Partners (48), and Vertex Ventures Israel (42) in the 10th spot.
OurCrowd CEO Jon Medved said, “We are proud to be recognized, the second year in a row by PitchBook, for our leadership in the Israeli venture ecosystem. Israel is one of the world’s foremost venture capital markets, and the fact that OurCrowd, with its democratic broad-based investor platform leads this market yet again is a testament that our unique model works.”
OurCrowd recently announced that since its founding in 2013, it raised a total of $1 billion for 170 companies – 29 of which achieved exits – and 18 funds.
According to Pitchbook data, from 2014 to 2018, VCs headquartered in Israel participated in $19.5 billion worth of funding across 1,618 deals both inside and outside Israel.
Last year, Israeli VCs participated in deals worth some $5.4 billion — the highest total in the last five years, according to Pitchbook.