Alex Bouaziz Credit: Deel Global payroll co Deel raises $425m at $5.5b valuation

Deel allows companies to draw up contracts for employees in over 150 countries and pay staff and freelancers in local currency and according to local laws.

Navina founders Ronen Lavi and Shay Perera Photo: David Garb Israeli AI clinical platform Navina raises $15m

Navina solves the point-of-care data crisis with a physician-centric platform for assessment, diagnosis and care.

Yoav Ben Yakar and Roi Eliyahu Photo: Tomer Aviv BUYME, Channel 13 invest NIS 10m in online flowers co VAZA

VAZA is a platform for ordering bouquets of flowers and a competitive alternative to ZER4U in Israel's growing flower bouquets markets. The platform will be operated by gift platform BUYME.

Medtronic Photo: Shutterstock JHVE Medtronic in talks to buy Israeli co Triple Jump for $300m

Medtronic plans integrating Triple Jump's insulin pump patch into its artificial pancreas system.

Israeli VC firm Vintage closes $812m in two new funds

The Herzliya-based investment firm now has over $3 billion under management.

Unicorn Illustration: Gil Gibli Israel becomes unicorn nation

As IPOs outstrip acquisitions and unicorns abound, it's time for Israel to drop the startup nation moniker.

Yair Benita and Mati Gill Photo: Elad Malkah Pharma consortium, AWS open Israel AI therapeutics lab

AstraZeneca, Merck, Pfizer and Teva are teaming with AWS and IBF to open AION Labs in Rehovot.

TripActions founders Ariel Cohen and Ilan Twig Photo: PR TripActions raises $275m at $7.25b valuation

TripActions platform allows executives to book flights, hotels, rental cars and other services by themselves, while enabling CFOs to keep track of corporate expenditure.

Dollars Photo: Shutterstock IVC-Meitar: Israeli startups raised $5.9b in Q3

Israeli startups have raised a whopping $17.8 billion in the first nine months of 2021, up 71% from the corresponding period of 2020.

Tennis Slinger buys Israeli AI sports tech co PlaySight for $82m

Tel Aviv-based PlaySight delivers pro-level video technology to hundreds of thousands of athletes, coaches, teams and fans in over 30 sports.

Hailo team Photo: Hailo Israeli edge AI chipmaker Hailo raises $136m

The financing round of the advanced AI processor developer was completed at a company valuation of over $1 billion, according to sources close to the matter.

Ronni Zehavi Photo: PR HR management co Hibob raises $150m at $1.65b valuation

The company's platform simplifies people management, culture building, and employee engagement for remote and dispersed workforces.

Cloud security co Wiz raises $250m at $6b valuation

Founded in March 2020, the Israeli company has more than tripled its valuation over the past six months.

Gigi Levy-Weiss Photo: NFX Beach Bum's backgammon hits the jackpot

Company founder Gigi Levy-Weiss discusses the huge potential of Israel's tech industry and gaming sector and insists there is no bubble waiting to burst.

Yanay Ofran credit: Eyal Izhar The man making antibodies smarter

Using artificial intelligence, Biolojic Design founder Prof Yanay Ofran believes he can produce antibodies that are a match for any disease.

Jifiti founders Photo: PR Point of sale credit boosts Israeli fintech

The 'buy now pay later' per purchase credit trend sweeping the world is good news for the Israeli startups in the sector.

Fires in Siberia  credit: Julia Petrenko / Greenpeace Harness Israeli tech to meet climate crisis

Firstime Venture Capital founder Jonathan Benartzi argues that tech investment has a large role to play in combating climate change.

The tech Big 5 Israeli tech in the Big 5's grip

High pay, shares that only go up, and few working hours… no wonder Facebook, Apple, Google, Amazon and Microsoft drain Israel's talent pool.

Riskified IPO Photo: CRC Media From IPO to NPO: How tech flotations benefit social causes

Through Tmura's options donation model, Israeli non-profits will gain some NIS 40 million from Outbrain and Riskified's Wall Street IPOs.

High-tech office / Photo: Shutterstock, 8.7% of the workers pay 24% of the taxes

Resentment at the high earnings of technology sector employees overlooks their outsize contribution to Israel's economy.

Aleph Farms Photo: Shlomi Yosef Aleph Farms to market first cultivated steaks

Prof. Shulamit Levenberg and Didier Touba are set to make the world healthier and cleaner with their lab-grown meat.

New tech wealth  credit: Shutterstock What Israel's new-minted tech millionaires are doing

Buying Tel Aviv apartments, helping their parents, investing in friends' startups, but mainly carrying on working.

"Impact is where the future unicorns will come from"

Shahar Botzer and Ido Fishler's VC fund Good Company invites startups to solve the world's real problems.

Israel's unicorn hunters

"Globes" surveys the Israeli venture capital funds with the most portfolio companies valued at $1 billion or more.

Israeli startups develop appetite for acquisitions

More and more of the capital raised by Israel's startups is being invested in M&As. But can Israel's young entrepreneurs succeed where so many tech giants fail?

Zerto founders Ziv and Oded Kedem  credit: Eyal Izhar It's not all unicorns: The roots of Zerto's disappointing exit

How did a tech company that began so well and attracted the best investors end up being sold for less than its last valuation?

Yossi Cohen  credit: Reuters SoftBank joins battle to attract Israeli unicorns

SoftBank has recruited former Mossad chief Yossi Cohen as the world's biggest funds court Israeli growth companies. "Globes" surveys the field. Nasdaq IPO Photo: PR Why aren't unicorns seen in Tel Aviv?

High-value Israeli tech companies prefer a flotation on Wall Street to the local market, and will probably continue to do so.

Yoni Wasserman and Amit Rapaport  credit: Compete website Non-techies lead Israeli tech industry pay boom

Salespeople and project managers are benefiting as more Israeli startups decide to grow independently, says pay data company Compete.

Intel Capital team  with incoming head Roi Bar-Kat and outgoing head Yair Shoham  credit: Eyal Tueg "Is there over-enthusiasm about tech? Absolutely"

Intel Capital Israel's incoming and outgoing heads give a sober but optimistic view of the current technology investment scene.

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