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Build Your Company for
Real Market Needs

JVP Play’s mission: build companies from the ground up, with the most talented entrepreneurs, to solve industry’s most pressing problems, by teaming with leading multinationals – creating a clear path to market validation and business traction

If you are developing solutions based on AI, machine learning, or deep learning with applications in the fields of:

Financial Services or Retail

The Opportunity

Top entrepreneurs and startups work hand-in-hand with JVP and strategic partners to address pre-determined pain points of large markets.

Teams will undergo a 3-month, results-oriented process, redefining pain points and building the solution based on real market needs. All in collaboration with JVP Play partners – global leaders in the industry.

Jerusalem Venture Partners (JVP) is a leading global venture capital fund based out of the JVP Media Quarter in Jerusalem. Established in 1993 by Dr. Erel Margalit, JVP has raised over $1.2 billion to date and was ranked by Preqin as one of the top-ten consistently performing VC firms in the world. JVP’s investment focus includes cyber-security, big data, enterprise software, storage, mobile, Fintech and IoT. JVP invests from seed to late-stage, and is renowned for its hands-on approach supporting and mentoring its companies as well as its strong ties to industry leading companies.

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The Campus

Located at JVP’s Center of Excellence in Jerusalem, JVP Play is part of a unique innovation hub attracting key global and local tech leaders working together to solve the challenges of tomorrow.

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Deep Learning and Artificial Intelligence

With Artificial Intelligence powering revolutions in many verticals, our current cycle is focused on AI-based solutions in financial services and retail. We look for entrepreneurs eager to deep dive into the most pressing problems of these industries, utilizing NLP, computer vision, deep learning, machine learning and more.

Financial Services

Harnessing AI to disrupt the financial services industry, includes applications in commercial banking credit, insurance, asset management, accounting & personal finance, as well as regulatory & compliance services. Can AI detect fraudulent and abnormal financial behaviour? Improve regulatory compliance or workflows? Power chatbots, personal assistants, robo-advisors or cognitive computing? Be the company rebuilding the financial world from the ground up.


AI is retooling retail, from search to sales to fulfilment to customer service to manufacturing. We’re looking for AI both instore and out, from payment to connected home, collaborative shopping and more. This trillion-dollar industry needs your solution.


Early Stage Startups

From ideation to initial market penetration

Product Differentiation

Core technology that offers a unique solution to a business need

Wild Card

A strong tech team looking to build a company with JVP and global industry leaders

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Global Partners

We will bring you direct access to JVP Play's Partners, comprised of leading multinationals who are committed to working with you to build your company into the market.
In this focused, results-driven environment, your collaboration with industry leaders will enable you to develop best-in-class solutions to the most urgent market needs.









JVP Play Partners enjoy singular, direct engagement with the Israeli innovation ecosystem and startups focusing on those real industry challenges demanding urgent solutions.

Looking to become a JVP Play Partner? Contact us by email at info@jvpvc.com to be considered




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