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Playtika Nasdaq IPO Israeli tech cos newly listed on Wall Street are struggling

SentinelOne, and Global-e are flourishing but the other 17 Israeli companies are losing ground. "Globes" analyzes why.

Global-e cofounders Photo: Rotem Barak Global-e buys US co Flow Commerce for $500m

The acquisition will allow the Israeli company to make its e-commerce platform available to small merchants currently not eligible to use its services.

NSO Apple sues NSO for targeting phone users

Apple is also seeking a permanent injunction to ban NSO Group from using any Apple software, services, or devices.

Tom Livne cofounder and CEO Verbit Photo: Shlomi Yosef Verbit raises $250m at $2b valuation

The Israeli voice AI transcription and captioning company has doubled its valuation since its financing round six months ago.

Cipia Vision Credit: Company website Driver monitoring co Cipia raises $22m in TASE IPO

Driver Sense uses AI and computer vision algorithms to monitor real-time visual cues for signs of driver drowsiness, distraction, and other dangerous actions.

Outbrain Nasdaq IPO Photo: PR Israeli Wall Street traded cos spend $4b buying startups

Over the past six months, Israeli publicly traded tech companies have gone on a spending spree, acquiring overseas and Israeli startups.

NSO Moody's: NSO at growing risk of default

Credit rating agency Moody's has downgraded Israeli spyware firm NSO Group by two levels to Caa2, eight levels below investment grade.

Outbrain co-CEOs Yaron Galai and David Kostner Photo: Noam Galai Outbrain buys Swiss co Video Intelligence

The Israeli media content recommendation company will pay $55 million in cash and shares.

Tamir Pardo Photo: Ran Biran Germany's Schwarz Group buys Israeli co XM Cyber for $700m

The Israeli cybersecurity company's cofounder and president is Tamir Pardo, the former head of the Mossad.

Yaron Shapira, Assaf Dagan and Roei Yellin Credit Look Zalamim –Tamir Israeli fintech platform 8fig raises $50m

The company provides equity-free flexible funding and supply chain management tools for eCommerce sellers.

Gil Shwed  credit: Eyal Izhar Cyber boom leaves Check Point trailing

Penalized for being profitable? As investors go for growth or bust, cybersecurity pioneer Check Point could drop out of the Nasdaq 100.

Ronen Samuel CEO Kornit Digital Photo: Kfir Ziv Amazon to record $100m profit in Kornit secondary offering

The Israeli digital textile printing company is taking advantage of its high share price for a secondary offering with shareholder Amazon a major beneficiary.

Eitan Oppenhaim CEO Nova Photo: Ben Gimzo Nova buys German chemical metrology co ancosys for $100m

Rehovot-based Nova said that the combination of its advanced metrology portfolio and ancosys' differentiated chemical analysis technology will deliver cutting edge solutions for advanced semiconductor process control.

Overwolf Photo: Viktor Levi Israeli gaming platform Overwolf raises $75m

Over 87,000 creators currently use the Overwolf framework to build, distribute and monetize their in-game apps and mods.

Nexar CEO Eran Shir Photo: Yonatan Bloom Israeli smart dash-cam co Nexar raises $53m

Nexar says it is second only to Tesla with the volume of image-data collected on its dash-cams.

Eyal Gruner CEO Cynet Photo: Rami Zarnegar Cynet receives $250,000 demand for stolen documents

It is believed that the information was exposed after an experimental server at the Israeli cybersecurity company was not protected properly due to human error.

Roenen Ben-Ami and Ofir Tahor Photo: Omer Stern Israeli chargeback fraud prevention co Justt raises $70m

The company's AI- powered solution fully automates chargeback disputes on behalf of merchants.

Omer Nagar  credit: Kfir Sivan Leumi investing $110-140m in new tech venture

Leumi will hold 20% of The Garage, which will be led by Omer Nagar, and will mentor and invest in startups relevant to finance.

Big pharma finds Israel's drug development role

AION Labs will set Israeli computing talent to solving international pharma companies' problems. CEO Mati Gill and adviser Christian Tidona explain.

High-tech office Photo: Shutterstock Can Palestinians ease Israel's tech employee shortage?

Israel wants to issue permits for 500 Palestinian tech employees but there is little enthusiasm, with many preferring the 'remote' employment status quo.

Server farm construction at Bnei Zion Coping with Israel's server farm boom

As billions pour into server farm construction, regulation, planning, and even power supply are not keeping up - and the neighbors are unhappy.

Nicola Mendelsohn Photo: Meta "Israeli companies have major role in building the metaverse"

Facebook VP Nicola Mendelsohn explains why Facebook has rebranded as Meta and sets out its vision for the metaverse - the Internet combined with VR and AR.

Michal Braverman-Blumenstyk / Photo: Yossi Zaliger PR Bring Israeli tech brains back home

Repatriating just 10% of the Israeli techies based abroad will solve the industry's manpower problem, but it will take serious planning,  says Michal Braverman-Blumenstyk.

Amos Haggiag and Eitan Yanovsky Credit: Optibus Optibus optimizes bus lines worldwide with algorithms

With operations in 500 cities worldwide, the Israeli company allows bus companies to achieve optimal results with fewer buses, and less mileage and driving hours.

New immigrants / Photo: Sasson Tiram How to encourage tech aliya

The government plans to fill Israel's technology worker shortage from the Diaspora. "Globes" offers some tips.

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