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City of New York and Jerusalem Venture Partners Launch “Cybersecurity Moonshot Challenge” to Protect Small Businesses from Cyberattacks

NYCx & Cyber NYC’s moonshot challenge will create cybersecurity solutions for New York City’s small businesses. Winning proposals to receive over $1 million investment from JVP and additional cash prizes Contest also leverages international partnerships with Israel, Japan, South Korea, Singapore, Berlin, Helsinki, London, and Paris to launch challenge NEW YORK, JERUSALEM – The Mayor’s Office of...

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November 19th 2018

Teridion Launches Industry’s First Cloud-Based WAN Service Delivering Circuit Level Reliability and Performance, with the Agility and Reach of the Public Cloud

Teridion for Enterprise Integrates with Cisco Meraki, Citrix and Leading SD-WAN Solutions, Provides SLA-backed MPLS Alternative and SaaS Acceleration   SAN FRANCISCO — Nov. 7, 2018 — Teridion, the company enabling faster and more reliable Internet performance, today launched Teridion for Enterprise, the industry’s first and only cloud-based WAN solution to deliver the SLA-backed performance...

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Israeli start-up Valid Network enables unprecedented protection of enterprise business process implementations based on Blockchain Technologies

  The company completed a $2M funding round led by JVP, will join JVP’s Cyber Labs in Be’er Sheva Be’er Sheva, October 16th, 2018 – Israeli start-up Valid Network, which developed a unique technological solution for securing Blockchain-based enterprise business processes, announced the completion of an initial $2M funding round, led by JVP VC. Valid...

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Source Defense Completes $10M Financing to Prevent Universal Website Supply Chain Vulnerability

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Allegis Cyber, Jerusalem Venture Partners, Global Brain (Japan) and Connecticut Innovations participate in the financing; Offices open in US and Israel to support go-to-market strategy Rosh HaAyin, Israel – September 26, 2018 – Source Defense, the provider of the first-ever prevention solution for website supply-chain attacks, has closed its Series A funding from AllegisCyber and...

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October 17th 2018

Morphisec Awarded by Department of Homeland Security for Development of Enhanced Moving Target Defense for Virtual Systems

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Company’s First U.S. Federal Project to fuel innovation in preventing advanced attacks in financial systems without reducing VDI performance BE’ER SHEVA, ISRAEL and BOSTON, MA – October 10th 2018 – Morphisec, the leader in Moving Target Defense, announced today that it has received an award from the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Science and Technology...

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October 11th 2018

ThetaRay Raises over $30 million New Round will Help Meet the Demand for Machine Learning Solutions to Combat Financial Crime and Boost Operational Efficiency

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NEW YORK, July 3, 2018 – ThetaRay, a leader in AI and big data analytics that offers solutions for crime prevention, operational efficiency and threat detection, announced that it has completed a fund-raising round of over $30 million. With the latest investment, the company has raised more than $60 million. The round was significantly oversubscribed....

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July 4th 2018

Vicarius & mmuze Awarded Top Prize in 1st NYC Play – JVP’s International Startup Competition JVP decides to double prize with over $2 Million worth of investments in winners: Vicarius & mmuze receive $1 Million each

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Over 120 start-ups from Israel and New York applied to the competition led by leading Venture Capital Firm Jerusalem Venture Partners (JVP). 16 went to the semifinals held in New York, of which 7 were chosen as the finalists to compete for an investment prize of $1 Million.     Jerusalem, June 19th, 2018 –...

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June 28th 2018

Nanit, the First Baby Monitor That Uses Computer Vision to Measure Sleep, Secures $14 Million in Series B Funding Led by: Jerusalem Venture Partners (JVP)

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Existing investors Upfront, RRE, Vulcan Capital and Vaal Investment Partners participated in the round bringing total investment in the company to nearly $30M Based in New York and Israel, the company will use the funds to scale its development and research teams and focus on international growth New York, NY – May 21, 2018 –...

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May 29th 2018

New Appointment to Highcon Americas

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New Appointment to Highcon Americas Yavne, Israel, May 10, 2018; Highcon Systems Ltd. announced today the appointment of Matt Bennett to the position of Vice President, Sales and General Manager, Highcon Americas. In this role Matt will be responsible for sales operations in both the American and Canadian markets. Previously Matt was the President of...

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May 21st 2018

Applications open for SuperNova International VC conference in Antwerp 2018’s premium VC event with Europe’s 55 most promising tech scale-ups

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Antwerp, 17 April 2018 – SuperNova is a newly launched international tech conference that will take place in Antwerp, Belgium this autumn. The focus is gathering growth stage investors and a unique line-up of high-growth scale-ups from across Europe, invited by international VCs, to pitch and meet for two days on September 27-28, 2018. SuperNova...

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April 26th 2018

GamEffective Raises $11 Million Series B Round to Grow its Employee-Centric Platform

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GamEffective, a platform that drives workforce motivation and learning, raised $11M in a funding round led by Jerusalem Venture Partners (JVP) Existing investors 2B Angels, CE Ventures and others also participated in the round along with new investor La Maison, bringing total investment in the company to $21M The world’s largest companies are using GamEffective’s...

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April 25th 2018

Jerusalem Venture Partners (JVP) Expands its Team Welcoming Gadi Porat as Partner

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Jerusalem, April 16th, 2018 – Jerusalem Venture Partners (JVP), a leading Israeli Venture Capital fund, today announced that it is expanding its team welcoming Gadi Porat as Partner and Head of the JVP Cyber Labs. Gadi is joining JVP after having led Israel’s AT&T Foundry, the American multinational conglomerate’s accelerator which identifies the next generation...

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April 17th 2018

Jerusalem Venture Partners (JVP) Kicks Off ‘JVP Play’ Platform with PepsiCo, Tesco and Barclays

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Standout Retail and Fintech startups selected to work with renowned corporates, sharing knowledge and skills to create disruptive solutions tailored to global markets Jerusalem, Israel, March 26th, 2018 – Jerusalem Venture Partners (JVP), Israel’s leading venture capital firm, announced their innovative JVP Play platform is now underway, matching early stage startups with leading multinationals to...

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March 27th 2018

Revolution in satellite communications: NSLComm raised $6.25 million to develop broadband nanosatellite communications

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The company’s satellite technology revolutionizes data transfer volume and speed, compared with other small-scale satellites. Its nanosatellite antennas can now enable high-speed communication with X100 the volume of other nanosatellites The company is currently closing its series B financing round totaling $6.25 million This is the first investment for Cockpit Innovation, El Al Group’s hi-tech...

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Highcon Launches Euclid IIIC for Corrugated

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Yavne, Israel, February 21 2018; Highcon announced today the launch of the latest in the Highcon Euclid series, the Highcon Euclid IIIC.  This latest machine extends the range of the 3rd generation Highcon Euclid cutting and creasing machines into the world of corrugated and fluted substrates from 1 mm up to 3mm/ 40-120pt. The Highcon...

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February 21st 2018

Morphisec Announces $12M Series B Funding Round Investment to Further Accelerate Worldwide Growth; Investors Include Jerusalem Venture Partners, Orange Digital Ventures, GE, Deutsche Telecom

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BE’ER SHEVA, ISRAEL and BOSTON, MA – FEBRUARY 19, 2018 – Morphisec, the leader in Moving Target Defense, today announced it has raised $12 million Series B round of funding. The round features new investor Orange Digital Ventures, the digital investment arm of Orange (Euronext Paris: ORA, NYSE: ORAN), as well as existing Morphisec investors...

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February 19th 2018

Jerusalem Venture Partners (JVP) Launches International Startup Competition ‘New York Play’ to Bridge Technology and Business Between Israel and NYC

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Winner of ‘New York Play’ to Receive at least $1 Million Investment Jerusalem, Israel February 7, 2018 – Jerusalem Venture Partners (JVP), Israel’s leading venture capital firm, today announced the launch of its international startup competition: New York Play. ‘New York Play’ is a first-of-its-kind international startup competition focused on building bridges of innovation and...

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February 12th 2018

Israeli VC JVP Named One of Top Consistently Performing VC Firms in the World by Preqin

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Sole Israeli VC Fund included in Prestigious Ranking Comprising Leading VC Funds from the US, France, China, South Korea, Netherlands and Luxemburg JERUSALEM, Jan. 16, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — Jerusalem Venture Partners (“JVP”), a leading Israeli venture capital fund, announced that Preqin, the leading source of information for the alternative assets industry, has ranked JVP sixth in the world in average quartile...

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January 16th 2018

Leadspace Raises $21M Series C Funding to Fuel Growth, as AI Continues to Transform B2B Sales & Marketing

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• B2B organizations, following in the footsteps of consumer brands, are increasingly using big data and AI to drive more targeted relevant engagement and faster growth • Leadspace’s unique Audience Management Platform – combining data management and predictive analytics – drives powerful results for leading B2B customers such as Microsoft, Marketo and RingCentral • Series...

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December 18th 2017

iguazio Debuts the nuclio Serverless Platform for Multi-Cloud and Edge Deployments

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nuclio expands iguazio’s data platform to provide a complete cloud experience that allows faster, flexible deployment in the cloud, on prem or at the edge December 06, 2017 11:22 AM Eastern Standard Time AUSTIN, Texas–(BUSINESS WIRE)–KUBECON AND CLOUDNATIVECON — iguazio, the leading data platform enabling continuous analytics and event driven-applications, today unveiled nuclio: its open...

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December 7th 2017

Unified Data Platform Provider iguazio Opens APAC Headquarters in Singapore

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Demand for iguazio’s Hybrid Cloud and Edge Solutions Drives Continued Global Expansion STRATA DATA CONFERENCE, Singapore, December 6th, 2017 – iguazio, the leading data platform powering continuous analytics and event-driven applications, announced today the opening of its Asia Pacific (APAC) regional headquarters in Singapore. iguazio announced Singapore-based Grab as a marquee customer in September 2017...

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December 6th 2017

SCADAfence Secures $10 Million in Funding to Protect Smart Manufacturing and Critical Infrastructure Networks from Cyber Attacks

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Investors include JVP, NexStar Partners and Japan’s Global Brain; funds will be used to boost go-to-market efforts and expand research and development operations TEL AVIV, Israel—November 21, 2017—SCADAfence, a pioneer in securing industrial networks, announced today $10M in funding with the closing of a Series A round. Investors include JVP, NexStar Partners, 31Ventures Global Innovation...

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November 22nd 2017

Leading Israeli VC Fund JVP Strengthens Management Team by Promoting Yoav Tzruya and Fiona Darmon to General Partners

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November 13th, 2017. Jerusalem, Israel – Jerusalem Venture Partners (“JVP”), a leading Israeli venture capital fund, announced today the promotion of Yoav Tzruya and Fiona Darmon to General Partners of the Fund and Members of the Executive Committee. Yoav Tzruya, who until recently served as JVP Partner and Head of the JVP Labs in Beer...

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November 13th 2017

Morphisec Demonstrates Superior Prevention Capabilities in the Lab and Field

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Independent Testing Verifies Morphisec Uniquely Effective Against Advanced Attacks BE’ER SHEVA, Israel, Nov. 9, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — Morphisec, the leader in Moving Target Defense-based cybersecurity, today announced that Morphisec Endpoint Threat Prevention Solution blocked 100 percent of exploits and evasive malware in SE Labs’ Advanced Endpoint Protection Test. The testing confirms Morphisec’s outstanding performance in...

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November 9th 2017

Teridion’s Internet Fast Lanes Further Accelerate Speed for Merrill Corporation’s DataSite Platform

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– Supports Merrill’s M&A Transactions Business in China – SAN FRANCISCO – Mergers and acquisitions due diligence in China can be managed much faster, and reinforced, with ironclad security for Merrill Corporation’s DataSite platform using Teridion’s KumoXSM, an innovative service that creates fast lanes over the Internet to improve the user experience. Teridion, a cloud-based...

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November 2nd 2017

The First International Cyber Security Smart Mobility Analysis and Research Test Range, in Partnership with Ben-Gurion University

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The range will test and assess the vulnerability of smart mobility solutions to cyber threats, and serve as an international certification and standards body for autonomous vehicles BEER-SHEVA, Israel, October 30, 2017 – The launching of the Smart Mobility Analysis and Research Test Range (SMART Range) was announced jointly by Ben-Gurion University of the Negev,...

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According to Independent Research Firm, Reduxio Cited As One of “Three Vendors Disrupting Integrated Secondary Storage And Data Protection”

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  Reduxio Positioned as a “Stable Innovator” that “aims to converge primary and secondary storage” in Industry Report   SAN FRANCISCO, CA (USA) AND TEL AVIV, ISRAEL – October 30, 2017–Reduxio Systems, the innovation leader in unified data storage management and protection solutions for the enterprise, announced today that Forrester Research has identified Reduxio among...

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October 31st 2017

Jerusalem Venture Partners Launches ‘JVP Play’ with Tesco, Barclays, Microsoft, and Deloitte to Build Disruptive Companies in Collaboration with Global Customers, Partners, and Investors

Erel Margalit, Chairman of JVP: “JVP Play is changing the rules of the game in building global companies. Tesco’s decision to enter the innovation sphere in Israel through the initiative of JVP Play is a vote of confidence in a model that will disrupt the whole high-tech industry.” Paul Wilkinson, Head of Technology Research at...

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October 18th 2017

Grab, South East Asia’s #1 Ride-Hailing Service, Selects iguazio’s Unified Data Platform

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  Largest Ride-Hailing Service in Southeast Asia Uses iguazio’s Platform to Ingest, Enrich and Analyze Data for Continuous Analytics and Event-Driven Applications STRATA DATA CONFERENCE, New York, September 27, 2017 – iguazio announced today that Grab, the leading on-demand transportation and mobile payments service in Southeast Asia, has selected iguazio’s Unified Data Platform to accelerate...

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September 27th 2017

Cybersecurity Innovator SecBI Launches U.S. Office

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STAMFORD, CONN (PRWEB) SEPTEMBER 13, 2017 SecBI, a leading developer of advanced cybersecurity threat detection solutions, today announced the opening of a U.S. office in Stamford, Connecticut. The office will be led by cybersecurity industry vet Wes Robinson, who is tasked with building the U.S. team, growing the customer base, and developing a partner network. “SecBI...

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September 24th 2017

Komori Europe and Highcon Announce Strategic Partnership

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Komori Europe and Highcon Announce Strategic Partnership   Yavne, Israel, August 29, 2017; Komori Europe Corporation and Highcon Systems Ltd.  have entered into a strategic selling agreement, further strengthening the existing Highcon relationship with Komori in Japan and America. Komori Europe is in the process of installing a Highcon Euclid III digital cutting and creasing...

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August 29th 2017

Post-Print Innovator Highcon Raises $20m Led By Jerusalem Venture Partners, Joined by Landa Ventures and Lr Group

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Company Revolutionizing the Packaging, Commercial Print and Graphic Arts Industries with Innovative Digital Cutting and Creasing Technology Yavne, Israel, 28 June 2017; Highcon, the inventors of the digital cutting and creasing solution transforming the post-print market, announces a new round of funding led by Jerusalem Venture Partners (JVP), joined by existing investors: Landa Ventures, LR...

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June 29th 2017

Tech Data Europe Announces New Distribution Agreement With Secret Double Octopus

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  Tech Data Europe Announces New Distribution Agreement With Secret Double Octopus Azlan strengthens security offering with specialist solution for keyless authentication technology Barcelona, 19th June, 2017 – Tech Data Corporation (Nasdaq: TECD) today announced that Azlan, Tech Data Europe’s specialist brand for the value-added distribution of enterprise networking, server, storage and software solutions, today...

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June 26th 2017

ThetaRay Chosen for Three Exclusive Cyber Week 2017 Panels

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CEO Mark Gazit to Chair Fraudcon Session Featuring Speakers from Interpol, Israel Police, Bundeskriminalamt and Dutch Police TEL AVIV, Israel, June 23, 2017 /PRNewswire/  ThetaRay, a global leader in big data anomaly detection, today announced that it has been chosen to participate in three key events at Cyber Week 2017, taking place next week at...

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Loom Systems, A Leading Provider Of AI-Powered Log Analysis Software Platform, Raises $6M In A Round Led By JVP

Company Developed Cognitive Solution to Disrupt Business Monitoring Market with New Approach Using AI and Machine-Learning Technologies San Francisco and Tel Aviv, April X, 2017 – Loom Systems, a leading provider of AI-powered log analysis software platform, announced today that it secured $6M in Series A funding led by Israel’s leading venture capital firm Jerusalem...

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May 3rd 2017

InsurTech Israel – Launch of First Israeli Startup Competition for the World of Insurance Technology

Winning Startup Will Receive $1 Million Investment from Jerusalem Venture Partners (JVP), a Potential Investment from AXA Strategic Ventures, an Option to Participate in the Kamet Early-Stage Program, and an Opportunity to Liaise with the World’s Leading Insurance Companies Tel Aviv. Nov. 22nd, 2016 – Internationally renowned VC fund Jerusalem Venture Partners (JVP) together with AXA Strategic...

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GetmeIns & Seegnature Share Top Prize in 1st Insurtech Israel Competition. JVP Decides to Double Prize with Over $2 Million in Investments in Winners

Jones Wins Place at Innovation Center of Kamet, the Investment Arm of AXA Ventures in Paris. The Competition Was Led by Leading Venture Capital Firm JVP (Jerusalem Venture Partners) and AXA – One of the World’s Leading Insurance Companies, in Cooperation with Deloitte, HFN, Earnix and Startup Nation Central.   Jerusalem. February 22, 2017 –...

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JVP ANNOUNCES FOUR FINALISTS FROM FIRST EVER STARTUP “CYBERTITION”

Finalists Represent Next Generation of Israeli Cyber-Security Technology. Winner to Join JVP Cyber Labs and Receive $1M Investment   Feb. 17th, 2014. Jerusalem, Israel – JVP, Israel’s leading VC firm and the largest early-stage cyber security investor in Israel, announced today the four finalists of JVP’s first ever cyber-security startup “Cybertition.” The winner of the...

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JVP ANNOUNCES WINNER OF FIRST CYBERTITION: TITANIUM CORE, PROTECTING MISSION-CRITICAL INFRASTRUCTURE

Startup Will Receive $1 Million Investment and Place in the JVP Cyber Labs   Feb. 26th, 2014. RSA Conference, San Francisco, CA – JVP, Israel’s leading VC firm and the largest early-stage cyber-security investor in Israel, announced today that Titanium Core, an innovative startup that protects mission-critical infrastructure, has won JVP’s first ever “Cybertition” cyber-security...

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JVP LAUNCHES ISRAEL’S FIRST EVER “CYBERTITION” TO IDENTIFY ISRAEL’S NEXT BIG CYBER STARTUP

Winner Will Receive $1M Investment and Join JVP’s Cyber Labs Cyber-Security Incubator Jerusalem, Israel – January 8, 2014 – Jerusalem Venture Partners (JVP), one of Israel’s leading venture capital funds, announced today the launch of the Cybertition – the first ever Israeli cyber-security competition to identify the most promising idea for a new cyber-security startup....

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AnyClip Recognized as Second Fastest Growing Company on Deloitte Israel Technology Fast 50™ List

Personalized video ad platform honored for revenue growth topping 5,000 percent   TEL AVIV, November 29, 2016 — AnyClip, the world’s first personalized, content-driven video advertising platform, has been ranked second on the Deloitte Israel Technology Fast 50™ list, a program recognizing and honoring the 50 fastest growing technology companies in Israel.   The company...

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DMWay analytics Selected as a 2016 Red Herring Top 100 Asia Winner

Makati, Manila — Today, Red Herring announced its Top 100 Asia award winners in recognition of the leading private companies from the region, celebrating these startups’ innovations and technologies across their respective industries.   Red Herring Top 100 Asia enlists outstanding entrepreneurs and promising companies. It selects the award winners from approximately 2000 privately financed...

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InsurTech Israel – Launch of First Israeli Startup Competition for the World of Insurance Technology

Winning Startup Will Receive $1 Million Investment from Jerusalem Venture Partners (JVP), a Potential Investment from AXA Strategic Ventures, an Option to Participate in the Kamet Early-Stage Program, and an Opportunity to Liaise with the World’s Leading Insurance Companies Tel Aviv. Nov. 22nd, 2016 – Internationally renowned VC fund Jerusalem Venture Partners (JVP) together with AXA Strategic...

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Earnix Closes $13.5M Investment Round to Fund Its Growth Strategy

Reuven Ben Menachem, former CEO of Fundtech, elected as Chairman   Tel Aviv, Israel, 30th January, 2017 – Earnix, a leading provider of predictive analytics solutions for the financial services industry, today announced it has completed a $13.5 million financing round with Jerusalem Venture Partners (JVP), Vintage Investment Partners, both long-time investors, and Israel Growth...

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Secret Double Octopus Raises $6 Million to Protect Identity and Data Using Nuclear Launch Code Safety Algorithms

Investment by JVP, Liberty Media’s Israel Venture Fund, Iris Capital, BGV and others will enable the Company’s growth in North America and Europe, as well as strengthen its R&D operations across cloud, mobile and IoT   BEER SHEVA, Israel — January 24, 2017 – Secret Double Octopus, the pioneer of keyless multi-shield connectivity and authentication,...

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GetmeIns & Seegnature Share Top Prize in 1st Insurtech Israel Competition. JVP Decides to Double Prize with Over $2 Million in Investments in Winners

Jones Wins Place at Innovation Center of Kamet, the Investment Arm of AXA Ventures in Paris. The Competition Was Led by Leading Venture Capital Firm JVP (Jerusalem Venture Partners) and AXA – One of the World’s Leading Insurance Companies, in Cooperation with Deloitte, HFN, Earnix and Startup Nation Central. Jerusalem. February 22, 2017 – Israeli...

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Secret Double Octopus Launches Network Security Solution

Secret Double Octopus, a provider of keyless secure communications, emerged from stealth mode today with a solution that secures network traffic and authentication beyond the limitations of PKI, SSL and VPN. Secret Double Octopus helps site-to-site, site-to-cloud, mobile and IoT initiatives overcome the security vulnerabilities of today’s encryption protocols. The approach employs secret sharing, eliminating...

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March 15th 2017

INSURTECH ISRAEL

JVP FUNDS INSURTECH ISRAEL  WINNING STARTUP WILL RECEIVE $1 MILLION INVESTMENT FROM JERUSALEM VENTURE PARTNERS (JVP), A POTENTIAL INVESTMENT FROM AXA STRATEGIC VENTURES, AN OPTION TO PARTICIPATE IN THE KAMET EARLY-STAGE PROGRAM, AND AN OPPORTUNITY TO LIAISE WITH THE WORLD’S LEADING INSURANCE COMPANIES   Tel Aviv. Nov. 22nd, 2016 – Internationally renowned VC fund Jerusalem...

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November 22nd 2016

ISRAELI STARTUPS WIN BIG AT GIA16

Israeli startups showed spectacularly at the finals of the Global Innovation Awards 2016, a global startup competition featuring 21 startups from around the world competing for $1.5 million in cash prizes.   NiNiSpeech, which developed a revolutionary digital platform for treating speech disorders, took first place in the competition. AerialGuard, which developed an autonomous navigation system...

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August 10th 2016

8 FINALISTS CHOSEN FOR ISRAELI SEMIFINALS OF GIA16

Eight Israeli startups were chosen from amongst 140 companies to compete for the opportunity to represent Israel at the finals of the Global Innovation Awards 2016 in Beijing this August. At the Israel event this Monday, June 20th, the companies will vie for a chance to compete against startups from the U.S., Europe and China...

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June 16th 2016

WHO WILL REPRESENT ISRAEL AT THE GIA16 FINALS?

The three Israeli startups chosen to represent Israel at the finals of the Shengjing Global Innovation Awards 2016 in Beijing this August are genetic-therapy-for-cancer-developer Boomerang, mobile speech therapy startup NiNiSpeech and creator of autonomous navigation system for drones, AerialGuard. The winners will compete against startups from the U.S., Europe and China for prizes worth $1.5M...

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June 10th 2016

NEXT-GENERATION IMAGING STARTUP UNISPECTRAL RAISES $7.5M TO REVOLUTIONIZE COMPACT CAMERAS

Unispectral, an Israeli startup developing camera sensors with next-generation seeing and sensing capabilities, today announced the closing of a $7.5 million Series A funding round led by Jerusalem Venture Partners (JVP), RBVC ( Robert Bosch Venture Capital), Samsung Catalyst Fund (the early stage investment arm of Samsung Strategy & Innovation Center) and The Tel Aviv...

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April 5th 2016

JVP LED GROUP WINS LICENSE TO OPERATE A TECH INCUBATOR

Jerusalem Venture Partners (JVP), an internationally recognized venture capital fund, announced today that it has been chosen by Israel’s National Innovation Authority (Office of the Chief Scientist) to operate a Jerusalem-based technological incubator. The JVP led group included Motorola Solutions (NYSE: MSI), Reliance Industries (NSE: Reliance) and Yissum, the Research Development Company of the Hebrew...

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March 16th 2016

JVP PARTNERING ONCE AGAIN WITH CHINA’S SHENGJING360

March, 13th, 2016. Beijing, China. Jerusalem, Israel – Leading Chinese SME Accelerator and Fund of Funds Platform Shengjing, along with top Israeli venture capital firm JVP are launching the 2nd annual “2016 Global Innovation Awards,” a global startup competition. For Israeli startups, the competition presents an extraordinary opportunity to compete against innovative companies from around...

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March 13th 2016

INTRODUCING THE ISRAELI CYBERMAP

A comprehensive report on the Israeli cyber industry released by the IVC research center will be presented for the first time at the international Cybertech Conference – the largest cyber-security conference outside of the U.S. – held for the 3rd year in Israel at the Israel Trade Fairs and Convention Center, opening on Tuesday, January...

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January 24th 2016

VISIT OF THE EU COMMISSIONER FOR INNOVATION

The partnership between the Israeli government and the Israeli start-up world once again was showcased today when Chief Scientist, Avi Hasson, and the OCS Technological Incubators Program Manager, Anya Eldan, together with Israel Ministry of Foreign Affairs, brought EU’s Commissioner for Innovation, Science, and Research, Mr. Carlos Moedas and his team of senior officials to...

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January 11th 2016

SECRET DOUBLE OCTOPUS LAUNCHES NETWORK SECURITY SOLUTION

Secret Double Octopus, a provider of keyless secure communications, emerged from stealth mode today with a solution that secures network traffic and authentication beyond the limitations of PKI, SSL and VPN. Secret Double Octopus helps site-to-site, site-to-cloud, mobile and IoT initiatives overcome the security vulnerabilities of today’s encryption protocols. The approach employs secret sharing, eliminating...

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November 18th 2015

ALIBABA INNOVATION VENTURE NETWORKING WITH JVP

Good wine, great networking, and an amazing vibe surrounded the evening at the Zou Bisou bar in Tel Aviv, giving Israel’s young and talented entrepreneurs a chance to mingle and network with Alibaba Innovation Venture delegates, JVP partners, and other start-up representatives. The air was filled with chatter and exchanging of ideas, as well as...

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November 17th 2015

MORPHISEC RAISES $7M SERIES A FUNDING ROUND

Morphisec, a leading developer of cyber security prevention and detection tools, today announced the closing of a $7 million Series A funding round led by JVP (Jerusalem Venture Partners), GE Ventures (NYSE:GE), Deutsche Telekom (XETRA: DTE), Portage Advisors llc., and OurCrowd. With hackers constantly finding creative angles to attack corporations, the security industry needs a...

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October 6th 2015

TERIDION ANNOUNCES $20M IN TOTAL FUNDING

SAN FRANCISCO – Sept. 30, 2015 – Teridion, the cloud-based networking company that delivers the fastest internet experience, today announced general availability of its advanced Global Cloud Network to provide up to 20x performance improvement for end-user generated bi-directional Internet content. The company’s solution is currently being used by more than 15 companies spanning some...

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September 30th 2015

ISRAELI DIACARDIO WINS 1ST PLACE IN GIA

Israel Proves Its Place in Global Startup Scene with Impressive Acheivements:  * DiaCardio wins 1st place * Wayerz comes in 5th place The competition, led in Israel by venture capital fund JVP, with Chinese consulting firm Shengjing360 ‎, featured 21 startups from countries including the US, China, Israel, Europe and Latin America. Impressive achievement for the Israeli representatives in the...

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August 26th 2015

EARNIX STRENGTHENS ITS MANAGEMENT TEAM

Earnix, a leading provider of integrated customer analytics solutions for financial services, today announced the addition of Raffi Kesten, Managing Partner at JVP, to its Board of Directors.  Mr. Raffi Kesten brings to Earnix a breadth of experience and long track record in growing businesses on a global scale. Kesten currently serves as special advisor to...

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July 22nd 2015

ANYCLIP MEDIA RAISES $21M

The video distribution and marketing company completes funding round in the midst of rapid growth.  AnyClip Media, a leading content marketing platform for distributing premium branded video, today announced it has completed a funding round of $21M. Leading participants included new investors Ervington Investments, representing the interests of Russian businessman Roman Abramovich, and Limelight Networks...

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July 14th 2015

WINNERS OF THE GIA ISRAELI SEMI-FINALS

Jerusalem, Israel. Beijing, China. July 1st, 2015 – The three Israeli startups chosen to represent Israel at the finals of the Shengjing Global Innovation Awards 2015 in Beijing this August are Wayerz, DiaCardio, SecuriThings. The winners will compete against startups from the U.S., Europe and China for prizes worth $1.5M (without equity), the opportunity for investment...

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July 1st 2015

FRENCH PRESIDENT SARKOZY VISITS JVP

Jerusalem, Israel. June 8th, 2015  Former President of France Nicolas Sarkozy visited today the Jerusalem Venture Partners (JVP) Media Quarter in Jerusalem as the guest of JVP’s founder and MK Dr. Erel Margalit to learn more about Israeli innovation, entrepreneurship and about the cutting-edge cyber-security technologies emerging from the country. JVP is Israel’s leading venture...

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June 8th 2015

HUNDREDS OF ISRAELI STARTUPS LOOK OVER TO CHINA

Over 180 Israeli startups have entered the Israel Stage of the Shengjing Global Innovation Awards 2015 competition, launched this February by leading Chinese management consulting firm Fund of Funds Shengjing Group. Internationally recognized VC firm JVP, the Israel partner of the global competition spanning China, the US, Europe and Israel, has received applications from all...

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June 3rd 2015

GAMEFLY TO ACQUIRE PLAYCAST MEDIA SYSTEMS

Today, the leading video game rental and subscription service GameFly, Inc., announced it will introduce a video game streaming service through its acquisition of Playcast Media Systems, Ltd., the Israel-based cloud gaming platform company. GameFly’s acquisition of Playcast coincides with dramatic growth in media streaming and pairs GameFly’s expertise delivering consumer game rental and subscription...

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June 2nd 2015

CYACTIVE TO BE ACQUIRED BY PAYPAL

We are elated by PayPal’s agreement to acquire CyActive. Establishing Cyber Labs in Beer Sheva and investing in startups like CyActive goes against the grain of the VC industry, but today’s announcement demonstrates the success of this strategy. CyActive’s founders and team, leveraging their top-notch expertise, out-of-the-box thinking and industry know-how, and executing diligently on...

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March 10th 2015

THE GLOBAL INNOVATION AWARDS – WIN $1.5M

Yesterday JVP and Shengjing, China’s prominent management consulting firm, launched the first Global Innovation Awards in collaboration with EMC, Deutsche Telekom, Yissum, IDC Executive Education and Herzog Fox & Neeman.  This platform is designed for international innovative startups based in Israel, China, Europe and the US- offering entrepreneurs the opportunity to gain global visibility. We are...

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February 3rd 2015

LAUNCHING BE’ER SHEVA’S HIGHTECH COMMUNITY

Tech7, the Be’er Sheva’s Hightech Community, was launched yesterday at the Manga Bar in the city.  200 entrepreneurs, students, executives and investors arrived to the first gathering of the community that was dedicated to exploring the theme of “From Iron-Dome to Cyber Dome”. Brig. Gen. (Res.) Dr. Danny Gold, the man behind the Iron Dome,...

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January 12th 2015

The Infamous Five of 2014

Following a year of massive security breaches that targeted some of the world’s largest financial and retail institutions as well as governments and militaries, cyber security startup CyActive today released Cyber Security’s Infamous Five of 2014.  The comprehensive analysis identifies the top five malwares that returned the highest ROI for hackers with the least effort...

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December 17th 2014

VISIT OF THE MINISTER OF CABINET OFFICE IN BE’ER SHEVA

SanDisk Corporation (NASDAQ: SNDK), a global leader in flash storage solutions, today announced that the company’s venture arm, SanDisk Ventures, has invested in Altair Semiconductor, the leading developer of high-performance, single-mode LTE chipsets. Altair’s high-performance products bring 4G LTE Internet connectivity to tablets, netbooks, USB dongles, portable hotspots, fixed routers and modems, machine-to-machine applications and...

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November 30th 2014

SANDISK’S STRATEGIC INVESTMENT IN ALTAIR

GLOBAL LEADER IN FLASH STORAGE SOLUTIONS SANDISK ANNOUNCED IT HAS INVESTED IN ALTAIR SEMICONDUCTOR SanDisk Corporation (NASDAQ: SNDK), a global leader in flash storage solutions, today announced that the company’s venture arm, SanDisk Ventures, has invested in Altair Semiconductor, the leading developer of high-performance, single-mode LTE chipsets. Altair’s high-performance products bring 4G LTE Internet connectivity...

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November 20th 2014

JVP INVESTS 1.5M$ IN VALOOTO

VLOOTO OFFERS A SAAS COLLABORATIVE SALES ENGAGEMENT PLATFORM THAT TRANSFORMS THE WAY ORGANIZATIONS INTERACT WITH CUSTOMERS, PARTNERS AND SALES TEAMS Valooto Ltd., provider of a SaaS Collaborative Sales EngagementPlatform, announced today it has closed a $1.5M seed round from Jerusalem Venture Partners (JVP) Media Labs. Founded in October, 2013 by Eyal Elbahary and Alon Lubin,Valooto’s...

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October 29th 2014

Seagate Invests In Reduxio 15M$

REDUXIO SYSTEMS, THE NEXT-GENERATION HYPER-EFFICIENT HYBRID STORAGE INNOVATOR, ANNOUNCED TODAY THAT IT HAS CLOSED A $15 MILLION SERIES B FUNDING, LED BY SEAGATE TECHNOLOGY PLC Reduxio Systems, the next-generation hyper-efficient hybrid storage innovator, announced today that it has closed a $15 million Series B funding, led by Seagate Technology plc, a world leader in storage...

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October 6th 2014

JVP’S CYBERARK GOES PUBLIC ON NASDAQ IN RECORD IPO

JVP’s CyberArk Software, Israel’s largest private cyber security company, went public on NASDAQ on September 24, 2014, the eve of the Jewish new year.  JVP invested in CyberArk Software in 2002, serving as one of the first investors in the company. Over the years, JVP remained the largest shareholder in the company, serving as chairman,...

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September 24th 2014

SIEMENS’ VC UNIT ANNOUNCES INVESTMENT IN CYACTIVE

Predictive cyber security startup CyActive today announced a strategic investment from the Venture Capital Unit of Siemens (SFS VC).CyActive, the first company to forecast and detect future cyber-attacks, delivers a radically disruptive approach to cyber security that applies bio-inspired algorithms combined with a deep understanding of the hackers’ process to predict the ways in which...

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September 18th 2014

EMC, JVP And BGN Announce CybersPark Industry Initiative

LAUNCH ON SEPTEMBER 16 FEATURED SENIOR OFFICIALS FROM INDUSTRY, GOVERNMENT, THE IDF AND THE PUBLIC SECTOR. RONI ZEHAVI HAS BEEN APPOINTED MANAGING DIRECTOR   APPOINTED MANAGING DIRECTOR EMC, Jerusalem Venture Partners (JVP)and BGN Technologies (the technology transfer company of Ben-Gurion University of the Negev) announced today the creation of the CyberSpark Industry Initiative, a non-profit organizationthat will engage in the...

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September 16th 2014

Microsoft Ventures Announces 11 Companies Selected for First Cyber Security Accelerator

This week Microsoft Ventures is opening its first cyber security and healthcare accelerator in Israel, with 11 startups. This is the Microsoft Ventures Accelerator in Tel Aviv’s first thematicbatch and will consist only of cyber security and healthcare companies. Three-hundredlocal companies and startups, representing 32 countries applied, including many from the Far East, Europe, the...

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September 10th 2014

Committed To The South

 JVP CYBERLABS. 10AM. BACK TO BUSINESS. Over 120 entrepreneurs from the south and all over the country showed up today excited to promote their ideas and startups with many Israeli high tech leaders. Networking and roundtables enabled a direct interaction between the Southern entrepreneurs and prominent high tech leaders and investors. Gadi Tirosh, JVP general...

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August 7th 2014