Capital Raised In 2018 By Israeli Companies Reaches Record Levels, But Exits Drop
An IVC-ZAG report reveals record levels of capital raised in Israel in 2018, while a PwC Israel report highlights a sharp drop in Israeli tech exits
January 03, 2019
Given Imaging Acquired By Irish Comapny Covidien For $860M
Israeli company Given Imaging, which developed a pill camera camera to replace invasive procedures such as colonoscopies, has been acquired by international Irish healthcare corporation Covidien for $860 M.
December 09, 2013
Analyze This: Facebook Acquires Mobile Analytics Startup Onavo For Up To $200M
Facebook finally plants a flag in Israel: Mobile analytics company Onavo has been acquired by the international social network giant for a reported $100-$200 million. As a result of the acquisition, Onavo will become Facebook's first office in Israel.
October 14, 2013
Another Billion-Ish Buyout: IBM Buys Israeli Security Firm Trusteer
The exits just keep on coming in the startup nation. Just several months after Waze was acquired for nearly a billion dollars by Google, Trusteer, a cyber-security company, has been acquired by IBM for $800 million to $1 billion.
August 15, 2013
Waze Founder Uri Levine Talks About The Company’s Path To Billion-Dollar Success
It is no secret that Google's recent Acquisition of Waze for a whopping $1.03 billion was a big deal. However, one of Waze's founders, Uri Levine, advises young entrepreneurs not to pursue the exit for the sake of it.
June 25, 2013
Charity Nation? Israeli Startups Donate Millions In Stock Options
Tmura is an Israeli Venture Fund that accepts employee stock options as a donation from early-stage startups. Following exits, the fund distributes the proceeds from its options to educational charities. In ten years, Tmura has already given approx. $6.3 million.
September 27, 2012
‘superDimension’ To Be Sold To Covidien Plc For $350M
Medical device company superDimension is in the process of being acquired by Covidien Plc, for $350 million, Israeli website Calcalist reported. The deal is anticipated to be sealed by the end of this week. superDimension develops pulmonary devices that are mostly used to diagnose lung cancer. It was founded in 1995 in Israel and is headquartered […]
March 13, 2012
Mobile Ads ‘Amobee’ Sold For $321m To Singapore Telecommunications
The largest telecom services provider in the Asia Pacific region, Singapore Telecommunications (Singtel), announced that it has acquired mobile advertising solutions provider Amobee Inc. for $321 million in cash. Since its foundation in 2005, Amobee raised $54 million. The company develops software that customizes ads to users of mobile phone media, such as video clips, […]
March 05, 2012
‘Traffix Systems’ Sold For $130 million
Israeli startup Traffix Systems will be sold to the American company F5 for $130 million. Traffix, founded in 2005, supports 4G telecommunications service providers. The Traffix Signaling Delivery Controller enables carriers to maximize network performance with innovative routing, load balancing and gateways solutions based on the IP-based industry standard protocol for signaling, known as Diameter. […]
February 20, 2012