Venture capital funds and investment houses invest in companies at different stages of the business development process. There are funds that invest only in companies that have already raised capital in the past and there are funds that are willing to invest in companies which are in the beginning of the development process.
If you are at the stage where you wish to raise capital for your company or project, we will assist you in selecting the appropriate VC in accordance with the stage of the project, the type of technology you are practicing, and other parameters you deem important. It is recommended that before you begin approaching VC’s, to undergo a preparation process, so you can better understand what the VC’s are looking for and prepare accordingly.
When the cost of failure is so high, it is advisable to use the services of a professional entity with proven experience. It is important to invest worthy resources in the process; it will save you a lot of effort and increase the chances for success.
What are the VC’s looking for
Unformed team is accepted at the seed stage; however, in order to raise capital in the private sector, a solid and formed team is a requirement. The high risk of venture capital investment often requires the investor to put the money on the team, rather on the business model
The business model is implemented by the company in order to generate revenue and profit from the business operations. The model includes the components and functions of the business, as well as the revenue it generates and the expenses involved in its implementation. To approach a VC, a solid business model should be established; upon which, the business plan will be based
A thorough market research allows checking the attractiveness of the investment project. Targeting large and addressable markets is important for grabbing VC investors’ attention and demonstrating solid business feasibility and ROI.
List of Venture Capital Funds
The VC’s list shown here is a large and concentrated data of the available information from the network and is provided as a service to all interested parties. The list displays the most active funds in the country whether Israeli and whether an extension of an international fund. There is a link to the website of each fund.
|Venture Fund - TelephoneFields of investment||City|
|Ampal - 03.6080100 Telecom|
Datacom, energy distribution and basic industry Tel Aviv
|Apax Partners - 09.9586330 |
IT, Telecommunications, Healthcare, and Services.
|Apropos IT Ventures - 02.6482350 |
Seed and early stage companies in Internet and information technology.
|AquAgro Fund - 03.7954111 |
Water, agriculture and clean technologies. Agro-biotechnology.
|ARBA Finance Company - 03.6964420 |
Computers, communications, internet.
|Aviv Venture Capital - 03.6114050 |
Communications, information technology, medical devices, materials engineering.
|Benchmark Israel - 09.9617600 |
Enterprise software, networking equipment, semiconductors, mobile computing.
|Bessemer Venture Partners - 09.9721200 |
IT, biomedical companies, communications.
|BRM Capital Advisors - 09.9549555 |
Internet infrastructure, software, communications.
|Canaan Partners - 09.9715719 |
Digital media, communications, enterprise software and services, clean tech, healthcare, biopharmaceuticals, medical devices, diagnostics.
|Capital Point Investment Group - 03.6070320 |
Early stage high tech ventures. Medical devices and life sciences. HomeLand security.
|Carmel Ventures - 09.9720421 |
Information Technology: Software, Telecommunications, Internet, Media, Semiconductors, Consumer Electronics.
|Catalyst - 03.6950666 |
|Cedar Fund - 09.9577227 |
Telecommunications, networking, Internet infrastructure and enterprise software.
|Challenge Fund - 03.5628555 |
Communications, Machine Vision, Semiconductors. Medical Devices, Biotechnology and Healthcare.
|China-Israel Value Capital - 09.9505478 |
Mature mid sized Chinese companies in high growth industries of IT, consumer electronics, healthcare and cleantech.
|Clal Biotechnology Industries - 03.6075733 |
Biotechnology, biopharmaceutical companies.
|Concord Ventures - 09.9602020 |
IT, Medical technologies, communication, software, Internet and semiconductors.
|Discount Investment Corporation - 03.5672700 |
Communications technologies, services and content.
|Evergreen - 03.7108282 |
Communications, semiconductors, imaging, software, biomedical informatics.
|FIMI Investment Fund - 03.5652244 |
Textile, software, consumer electronics, power generation, communication, automotive, food and plastics industries.
|Formula Ventures - 09.9601800 |
E-business, enterprise software, communications and convergent media.
|Gemini Israel Funds - 09.9584842 |
IT, Communications, Semiconductors, Industrial Equipment, and Medical Technology.
|Genesis Partners - 09.9729000 |
Communications, enterprise software, cellular and wireless Infrastructure, storage systems.
|Giza Group - 03.6402323 |
Corporate finance services and technology venture capital fund management.
|GlenRock - 03.9701800 |
Life sciences, pharmaceuticals, medical devices. Software, electronics, communications.
|Granot Ventures - 04.6321390 |
Clean-tech, medical devices and software.
|Greensoil Investments |
Agro-technology and food industry.
|Greylock Partners - 09.9580007 |
Enterprise software, semiconductors and communications.
|Heifetz Technologies - 02.6527712 |
Software, medical equipment, pharmaceuticals, communications, internet, hardware.
|Hyperion Israel Venture Partners - 03.9039988 |
Telecommunications, Semiconductors and Optronic components, Medical Devices, Information technology.
|Infinity Group - 03.6075456 |
Information technology, communications, life sciences, and industrial equipment.
|Intel Capital Israel - 03.9207111 |
Networking, Communications and Internet Solutions, Wireless, Computer Telephony, Digital Entertainment and Data Center applications.
|Israel Cleantech Ventures - 054.6224663 |
Software, hardware and materials technologies related to alternative and renewable energy and fuels, energy efficiency, water resource management and waste water treatment, pollution mitigation and sustainable agriculture.
|Israel Healthcare Ventures - 03.6488566 |
Medical devices, biotechnology, pharmaceuticals and medical-related IT.
|Israel Seed Partners - 02.5655111 |
IT, Communications, E-commerce, B2B, Digital imaging, Semiconductors, Life sciences.
|Jerusalem Global Ventures - 02.5722222 |
Communications infrastructure technology, wireless data, optical systems and components. Medical devices and biotechnology.
|Jerusalem Software Incubator Ltd. - 02.5870012 |
Software tools and computer applications. Miscellaneous technologies.
|Jerusalem Venture Partners - 02.6409000 |
Enterprise software, semiconductors, materials, communications.
|Koor Corporate Venture Capital - 03.9008410 |
Telecom and Wireless Technology, Semiconductors, Enterprise Software, Life Science.
|Kreos Capital - 09.9514434 |
Communications, semiconductors, healthcare.
|Liav Fund - 03.6129001 |
Early-stage investment fund in the areas of media, enterprise software, mobile telecommunications and Internet companies.
|Lightspeed Venture Partners - 09.9561634 |
E-commerce, Cloud solutions, networking, software.
|Magma Venture Partners - 03.6967285 |
Early stage communication and semiconductor technology .
|Marathon Investments - 03.6081788 |
Biotechnology, inspection and advanced electronics.
|Maytree ventures - 09.9505456 |
Energy and environmental technologies.
|Medica Venture Partners - 09.9601900 |
Medical devices and bio-pharma technology.
|Pangea - 08.9340278 |
Service company that specializes in obtaining and managing public funding for technological research and development.
|Peregrine Ventures - 03.6349990 |
Early stage high-tech companies with emphasis in life sciences, telecommunications, information technology, clean tech and energy
|Persys Group - 09.9516101 |
Medical devices, software. Seed and early stage companies.
|Pitango Venture Capital - 09.9718100 |
Telecommunication, data communications, semiconductors, Internet infrastructure, medical devices and biotechnology.
|Plenus - 09.9574944 |
Venture lending fund for mid- to late-stage technology companies. Enterprise software, capital equipment, semiconductors and medical devices.
|Poalim Capital Markets Technologies - 03.5675333 |
IT, E-commerce, multimedia software, telecommunications, electronics.
|ProSeed - 03.5661284 |
Communication, Network Security, Software, IP Telephony, Internet, Intranet, E-Commerce.
|RDC - Rafael Development Corporation - 03.6075504 |
Semiconductor equipment, medical equipment, communications.
|Samurai Ventures - 03.6114440 |
Communications and Information Technology.
|SCP Vitalife - 03. 7676902 |
Mid-stage life science technologies and services, with a concentration on therapeutic medical devices.
|SCP Vitalife Partners - 03.7676902 |
Life science and medical devices.
|Sequoia Capital - 09.9579440 |
Communications, software, semiconductor
|Shalon Ventures - 03.9518998 |
Life sciences, medical devices, new indications of approved drugs, and drug-device combination products.
|Shavit Capital Fund - 02.6490400 |
Equity fund investing primarily in Israeli companies traded in international markets.
|StageOne Ventures - 03.7100140 |
Telecommunications technologies, QOS/VPN/CDN, OSS-NMS, mobile datacom and 3G, multimedia streaming, optical networking, system- on-chip, LAN WAN servers, and storage networking.
|Star Ventures - 09.9512888 |
Communications, enterprise software, internet, medical devices and software.
|Syntek Capital - 09.9701828 |
IT software, telecom, Multi-media.
|Takeoff - 09.7408442 |
Software for internet, Biotechnology, also open to other industries.
|Tamir Fishman Ventures - 03.6849333 |
Communications, Software, Internet.
|Technological Incubators |
All subjects considered
|TechnoPlus Ventures - 03.7666555 |
Communications, medical devices, software and Internet infrastructure.
|Terra Venture Partners - 02.5670126 |
Renewable energy, alternative fuels and energy efficiency. Water related technologies such as water purification.
|Teuza Venture Capital Fund - 04.8728788 |
Software, semiconductors, communications, electronics and medical equipment.
|TheTime - 03.6475788 |
Early stage Israeli startups in the areas of Telecom, Internet, Media and Entertainment.
|Veritas Venture Partners - 09.9561621 |
Internet, network communications and healthcare.
|Vertex Capital Funds - 03.5357621 |
IT, communications hardware and software and semiconductors.
|Vintage Venture Partners - 09.9548464 |
Early stage, sector focused Israeli technology.
|Xenia Venture Capital - 08.681 1761 |
IT and medical devices.
|Yozma Group - 03.6437766 |
Communications, IT and Medical Technologies.