Vertex Ventures Israel

Vertex Ventures Israel

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Headquarters Location

Israel, Tel Aviv

About

Vertex Ventures Israel is the renowned VC, which was created in 1997. The fund is located in Israel, Asia. The primary office of this VC is located in Tel Aviv.

Waze, SMIC, Hyperchip are amongst the various portfolio companies of this fund. The country of its foundation and the country of its most frequent investments doesn't coincide - United States. Besides this, the fund also invested in 5 other countries. We can highlight the most popular investment areas for this fund, such as Telecommunications, Enterprise Software. In addition, there are 28 more industries where it has achieved success. The fund has no specific requirements for the number of founders in a start-up. If the applying start-up has 5+ founders, it is very unlikely that funding will be awarded. The average start-up age at the time of investment by this fund is 4-5.

Deals in the range of 50 - 100 millions dollars are most common for this fund. The fund generally invests in 7-12 deals every year. This fund was the most active in 2018. Besides, in 2019 the fund was active. At the time of investment by Vertex Ventures Israel, a typical start-up valuation would be 10-50 millions dollars. In real terms, this VC performs 10 percentage points less exits than other funds. The most exits for the fund occurred in 2019.

The fund was established by Aviad Ariel, David Heller, Emanuel Timor, Ran Gartenberg, Yanai Oron, Yoram Oron. Besides the listed founders, we have found 6 key employees of this fund in our database.

The fund usually invests in rounds together with 6-7 others. Aside from Vertex Ventures Israel, start-ups are often funded by Motorola Solutions Venture Capital, Walden Israel Venture Capital, Pitango Venture Capital and 98 other funds. Other VCs who often invest in the same rounds are The Challenge Fund, ProSeed Venture Capital Fund, Gemini Israel Ventures, the total number of co-investors is 134. In subsequent rounds, the fund is usually joined by Viola Ventures, Gemini Israel Ventures, Magma Venture Partners, as well as 96 other investors.

Year Founded

1997

Fund Activity

Operative

Mail Rule [rules by which you can get an email of an interesting for you fund employee, knowing only the name and surname of this employee]

Domain name: vertexventures.com; User name format in descending order of probability: first, first_initial last

Group Appearance [how often fund is operating separately from groups with shared interest]

100.0% of cases

Follow-on Index [how often fund is ready to support its portfolio startup at next rounds]

41.7% of cases

Average Multiplicator [the average ratio of the last valuation of portfolio startups to their total amount of financing raised]

x9.8

Average Portfolio Company
Exit Age [the average age of portfolio startups at which they go public or become acquired]

1.4 years

Success / Strategy Similarity
Index [the matching between fund's investment strategy and its proved successes in the form of portfolio startups high valuations]

0.3 out of 1

Number of Unicorns [amount of portfolio companies, which were valuated at more then $1B]

1

Number of Minotaurs [amount of portfolio companies, which raised more then $1B in total]

1

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