We start young and aim high
Founded in 1993 under the famed Yozma program by Dr. Erel Margalit, Jerusalem Venture Partners has created and invested in over 140 companies in Israel, the US and Europe. JVP’s investment strategy is spearheaded by a deep expertise in identifying opportunities from inception and growing them into global industry leaders. Through our theme-driven focus and strong network of strategic partners, we seek to stay ahead of the latest market trends and address the most relevant market needs. The unique Margalit Startup City model and its dedicated team ensure we effectively deliver this added value directly to each of our current and prospective portfolio companies.
With over $1.4 billion raised across 8 funds, and a rich network of strategic and business partners spanning the world, JVP has led some of the largest and most noteworthy exits out of Israel. With 12 public offerings on NASDAQ and a long roster of industry sales, JVP has been repeatedly recognized for industry awards including consistent performing VC by Preqin, most active VC funds’ award by IVC and fund of the year for 2016 by Geektime. Located in the historic British Mandate MINT building in the heart of Jerusalem, Margalit Startup City Jerusalem is a unique hub of innovation that has become a magnet for innovation and luminaries from all over the world. Margalit Startup City in Jerusalem, in the cyber epicenter in Be’er Sheva, and in New York City at the International NYC Cyber Center, JVP creates the majority of its own deal flow from seed by seeking groundbreaking new innovations.
Renowned for its hands-on approach in supporting and mentoring its companies, JVP welcomes global strategic and investment partners through all phases of the maturity cycle, with a view to creating disruptive technologies and solutions.