Major Companies' Start-up Activity

On this page:

  1. Company Listing
  2. Industry Associations

1. Company Listing

The high-tech and holding companies listed below foster start-ups. Several seek cooperation in R&D and in promoting these ventures.

Ampal-America Israel Corp
111 Arlosorov St. Tel Aviv 62089
Tel: 972-3-6080100; fax: 972-3-608-0101

660 Madison Avenue
New Yor k, NY 10021
Tel:1-212-593-9842/3; fax: 1-212-593-9864

BRM Group

Holding company

Graduates include Check Point and BackWeb

Clal Venture Capital is Clal's inevstment arm.
Migdal Atidim Building 4 Floor 17, Kiryat Atidim POB 58177 Tel Aviv 61581 Tel: 972 3 765 0302 Fax: 972 3 765 0303 E-mail:

Share quote: Clal Electronic Industries

Comverse Technologies

Comsor Investment Fund
Efrat-Comverse House, 23 Habarzel St., Ramat Hachayal, Tel Aviv 69710. Tel: 972 3 645 4910 Fax: 972 3 645 4916 E-mail:



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Start-up division: ELTAM Technology Incubator

Share quote: ELNRF

Formula Ventures is the Formula Group's investment arm.
11-3 Galgalei Haplada, P.O.Box 2062, Herzliya 46120 Tel: 972-9-960-1800 Fax: 972-9-960-1818 E-mail:

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Graduates include ForSoft and Crystal

Infineon Technologies AG, Munich
(formerly Siemens Semiconductors)


Start-up division: Infineon Ventures, Tel: 49 89 234 53380 E-mail:

Intel Capital
In Israel: Har Hotzvim Park, PO Box 3173, Jerusalem Tel.: 972-2-589-7111 or 972-3-607-4701 Fax: 972-2-589-7712 E-mail: Shlomo Caine or Uri Arazy

Investment focus: Internet economy companies.



Koor Corporate Venture Capital
Platinum House, 21 Ha'arba'ah St., Tel Aviv 64739 Tel. 972-3-6238 410

Koor also holds 50% of venture capital fund Primavera, managed by YLR

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Motorola Israel


See: Advanced technology & systems division (Hebrew)


Weapons development (government owned)

RAD Group

Computer communications

Graduates include Lannet

2. Industry Associations

Israel Association of Electronics Industries

The site lists about 180 members, with links to their sites. The member database is searchable according to various criteria, such as turnover and product category. The site also includes, in graphical form, useful statistics about the industry.

Israeli Association of Software Houses

The site lists about 90 members, with links to their sites, and a searchable database. It also gives background information and statistics about the industry.

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