Treating PTSD using avatars credit GrayMatters Israeli startup GrayMatters treats PTSD with avatars

GrayMatters received US FDA approval for marketing its technology in March and after the start of the Israel-Hamas war received approval in Israel.

CapitalOS founders credit: CapitalOS Fintech co CapitalOS raises $39m

The company has developed a platform enabling businesses to build a spend management solution.

Veev CPO Ami Avrahami credit: Veev Israeli unicorn Veev set to close down

A financing round for the technology-enabled homebuilding startup was canceled at the last minute and the company's assets will now be sold in the US.

Avi Hasson credit: Eyal Izhar New venture offers Israeli startups wartime assistance

The venture was set up by Start-Up Nation Central in collaboration with the Israel Innovation Authority, Iron Nation, and Arieli Capital.

CartiHeal CEO Nir Altschuler  credit: Eyal Izhar Smith+Nephew buying CartiHeal for up to $330m

A previous deal with US company Bioventus fell through. Israeli company CartiHeal has developed an implant for treating cartilage and joint surface lesions in the knee.

AI21 Labs founders credit: Roei Shor Israeli generative AI co AI21 Labs raises $53m

This latest funding brings the total amount raised by the Tel Aviv-based AI and large language models (LLMs) developer to $336 million.

Gil Dolev, Michael Eisenberg and Shalev Hulio credit: Tamar Matsafi Ex-NSO execs raise $35m for Dream Security

The Israeli company provides cybersecurity protection for government agencies, large corporations and critical infrastructures.

Vulcan Cyber Photo: Maxim Dinstein Israeli cybersecurity co Vulcan Cyber raises $34m

The Tel Aviv-based company has developed a SaaS solution that goes beyond traditional vulnerability scanning and vulnerability management to help cybersecurity teams and asset owners mitigate cyber risk.

Melio founders Ilan Atias and Matan Bar credit: Dana Tamari BILL Holdings denies Melio acquisition report

"Bloomberg" reported that the US company would acquire Israeli fintech company Melio for $1.95 billion. BILL Holdings: BILL is not pursuing any such acquisition at this time.

Melio founders Ilan Atias and Matan Bar credit: Dana Tamari Bill Holdings in advanced talks to buy Melio for $1.95b - report

"Bloomberg" reports that the Israeli fintech company is set to be acquired for less than half its valuation in 2021.

Eleos Health team credit: Omri Miron AI behavioral health co Eleos Health raises $40m

The new funds will help the company develop AI solutions for group therapy sessions, compliance automation, case management, concurrent documentation and value-based care support.

Talon Cyber Security founders credit: Shay Sharon Palo Alto Networks confirms Talon acquisition

Palo Alto Networks will pay an estimated $625 million for the enterprise browser company - its second Israeli acquisition this month.

Paul Graham  credit: Sarah Harlin, Wikipedia Leading US tech figure's tweet arouses furor in Israel

Paul Graham, co-founder of accelerator Y Combinator, wrote of "31 Israeli and at least 3600 Palestinian children... killed" without mentioning the October 7 attack.

Good Company's team credit: Matan Tzinman Good Company offers free investor-startup matchmaking database

VC for Victory: If Israeli high-tech will be harmed as a result of the war, and does not return to its previous strength, then Hamas has won.

Kenaf plantation at Kfar Aaza  credit: Kenaf Ventures After devastation, Kenaf Ventures holds fast to cleantech vision

Kenaf Ventures is more determined to than ever to launch commercial production of its revolutionary kenaf plant-based products at its Kfar Aza factory.

Next Insurance founders credit: Next Insurance Israeli co Next Insurance raises $265m

The small businesses digital insurance company has entered a strategic partnership with Allstate and Allianz X.

Dig Security founders Ido Azran, Dan Benjamin , Gad Akuka  credit: Eyal Marilus Palo Alto Networks confirms Dig Security acquisition

Cybersecurity company Palo Alto will pay $300-400 million for the Israeli data security posture management startup.

Gal Bar Dea credit: Eyal Izhar One Zero to raise $100m led by Deutsche Bank

The Israeli digital bank expects to be profitable by the fourth quarter of 2024.

Blockaid founders Ido Ben-Natan and Raz Niv credit: Liron Weissman Israeli blockchain security co Blockaid raises $33m

Blockaid provides an essential layer of security for any blockchain application by scanning every transaction originating from a wallet.

Island founders Mike Fey and Dan Amiga Photo: MKJ Photography Enterprise browser co Island raises $100m

To date, Island says it has sold over 2 million browsers to customers in all major verticals and segments.

Israel Innovation Authority CEO Dror Bin  credit: Eyal Izhar Innovation Authority announces special aid for startups

The Authority has allocated NIS 100 million for companies with significant technological assets, to be matched by private investors.

Web Summit founder Paddy Cosgrave credit: Shutterstock Web Summit CEO apologizes and condemns Hamas

However, Paddy Cosgrave has doubled-down on his insistence that Israel must adhere to international law, even if atrocities were committed against it.

One of dozens of aid centers set up by high-tech companies  credit: Noam Amir Israel's tech industry enlists

Besides coping with employees being drafted, high-tech companies have swiftly diverted resources to aiding evacuees and providing protective gear to soldiers.

Lendbuzz founders Amitay Kalmar and Dan Raviv credit: Weifan Chen Fintech co Lendbuzz becomes a unicorn

The AI-based auto financing platform has raised $45 million in equity and $300 million credit for loans at a company valuation of $1.1 billion.

Eyal and Ofer Feldman credit: Stampli Israeli fintech co Stampli raises $61m

The company has developed an AI-driven AP automation innovator, which helps CFOs and controllers close the disconnect between accounts payables and the broader organization.

Tamir Pardo, Yohanan Danino, Tomer Avnon  credit: Ran Biran, Rami Zarnegar, Eran Cohen HIVE 2040's plight spotlights failed stock market experiment

R&D partnership HIVE 2040 has no cash, no chairperson, and no CEO, and has been suspended for not filing second quarter financials.

Check Point offices credit: Tali Bogdansky Cybersecurity startup valuations command high revenue multiples

Israeli cybersecurity startups are being sold at very profitable valuations for entrepreneurs and investors.

Palo Alto Networks credit: Shutterstock Palo Alto Networks targets more acquisitions

The company buys up startups, many of them Israeli, so that it can offer cybersecurity software packages at major discounts to its clients' data security managers.

Raising dollars credit: Shutterstock Israeli startups raised $950m in September

The September figure was the highest monthly figure for startup raising since August 2022.

Broken unicorns Illustration: Gil Gibli Investors abandoning Israeli tech - research

Investments fell by 20% and the number of deals by nearly 50% in the third quarter of 2023, Start-Up Nation Policy Institute has found.

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