The Israeli ecosystem has been blessed with a multitude of great startups, impressive multi-billion dollar exits as well as a long list of VCs that have set up shop in Israel, comprised of both domestic and foreign investors.
We have built a list of what we believe to be the most influential investors active today in Israel.
Partner Name: Aaron Rosenson | Aleph
Aleph is a venture capital fund focused on partnering with great entrepreneurs to help scale them into large, meaningful companies and globally recognized brands. It is an Equal Partnership of Eden Shochat, Michael Eisenberg and Aaron Rosenson.
Partner Name: Emanuel Timor | Vertex ventures
Vertex Ventures Israel invests in companies with proven leadership ability to deliver success. Vertex Ventures seeks technology-centric, capital efficient businesses that offer a growing market opportunity, a defensible business model, and a viable exit strategy. Vertex focuses on Enterprise & Cloud Platforms, Automotive, Machine Learning, IoT, Digital Health, Cyber and Frontier technologies
Partner Names: Mor Assia and Shelly Hod Moyal | iAngels
iAngels connects you to tech-savvy investors around the globe with a special interest in supporting Israeli startups, and you don’t have to get on a plane to meet them. Using the platform and connections, you can pitch, build relationships with investors and answer their questions without leaving your office.
Partner Name: Izhar Shay | Canaan Partners Israel
Canaan Partners Israel are looking to invest in seed and early stage startups that are developing innovative products or services that have a sustainable competitive edge, targeting large growing markets, maintaining capital efficient scalable business models and proven execution by the founding team. Canaan's industry focus is: Digital Media & Mobile, SaaS & Enterprise Solutions and Internet & Cloud Infrastructure.
Partner Name: Isaac Hillel | Pitango Venture Capital
Pitango invests in core technology across all stages, via two parallel funds: Pitango Early Stage and Pitango Growth
Partner Name: Haim Kopans | Jerusalem Venture Partners (JVP)
With over $1.1 billion raised across 8 funds, and a rich network of strategic and business partners spanning the world, JVP has led some of the largest and most noteworthy exits out of Israel.
Partner Name: Esther Barak Landes | 2B-Angels
2B Angels is a venture fund, investing in exceptional companies that are in the seed to post series A stage. 2B Angels looks for strong founders they can partner with; they customize the support, value add and mentorship they give their portfolio companies so they can develop a sustainable and repeatable high growth business. 2B Angels focuses on innovation in the digital, communications and cyber worlds; They typically take a lead investor position and make follow on investments as needed.
Partner Name: Daniel Goldstein |Innovation Endeavors
Innovation Endeavors is helping entrepreneurs drive a super evolution of industry. A proliferation of data, advanced computation and robotics are converging to accelerate iteration cycles, radically collapsing time. Innovation Endeavors invests in visionary founders, transformational technology and emergent ecosystems for a new world. They have offices in Silicon Valley, Tel Aviv, and New York City.
Partner Name: Dov Yarkoni | Nielsen Innovate Fund
Nielsen Innovate is an early-stage technological incubator licensed by the Chief Scientist of Israel. It operates as an incubator and investment fund focused on market research, consumer behavior, data analytics, marketing and advertising solutions, campaign effectiveness measurement, big data, social, mobile and new media.
Partner Name: Gil Ben-Artzy | UpWestLabs
UpWestLabs actively invests in Founders looking to break into the US market or founders that have already established a US presence, in all stages of the product lifecycle, from a mere idea to a market ready product, with or without previous seed funding.
Partner Name: Rona Segev | TLV Partners
TLV Partners is an early stage VC with $270M under management. TLV Partners is about pursuing our dream to build the best home for Israeli entrepreneurs. TLV Partners invests in early stage startups and help them grow, excel in and lead new markets.
Partner Name: Shmuel Chafets | Target Global
From seed through early and growth stage investments, and across continents and categories, Target Global manages a family of funds designed to develop technology enabled businesses of all sizes.
Partner Name: Yoram Snir | 83North
Today, 83North is an independent firm investing in European and Israeli entrepreneurs. 83North is committed to help build global leading companies, with more than half of its portfolio companies having operations in the US.