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Vertex Ventures Israel

Investor type Venture Capital
Founders Aviad Ariel David Heller Emanuel Timor Ran Gartenberg Yanai Oron Yoram Oron


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Total investments 196
Average round size
The average size of a deal this fund participated in
Portfolio companies 104
Rounds per year 7.84
Lead investments 17
Follow on index
How often the fund supports its portfolio startups at next rounds
Exits 47
Key employees 6
Stages of investment
Early Stage Venture

Areas of investment

  • Software
  • Information Technology
  • Artificial Intelligence
  • Semiconductor
  • Cyber Security

Vertex Ventures Israel appeared to be the VC, which was created in 1997. The main department of described VC is located in the Tel Aviv. The fund was located in Asia if to be more exact in Israel.

The standard case for the fund is to invest in rounds with 6-7 partakers. Despite the Vertex Ventures Israel, startups are often financed by Motorola Solutions Venture Capital, Walden Israel Venture Capital, Pitango Venture Capital. The meaningful sponsors for the fund in investment in the same round are The Challenge Fund, ProSeed Venture Capital Fund, Gemini Israel Ventures. In the next rounds fund is usually obtained by Viola Ventures, Gemini Israel Ventures, Magma Venture Partners.

Deals in the range of 50 - 100 millions dollars are the general things for fund. The top amount of exits for fund were in 2019. The top activity for fund was in 2018. The fund is generally included in 7-12 deals every year. The typical startup value when the investment from Vertex Ventures Israel is 10-50 millions dollars. Considering the real fund results, this VC is 10 percentage points less often commits exit comparing to other organizations.

The current fund was established by Aviad Ariel, David Heller, Emanuel Timor, Ran Gartenberg, Yanai Oron, Yoram Oron. Besides them, we counted 6 critical employees of this fund in our database.

We can highlight the next thriving fund investment areas, such as Telecommunications, Enterprise Software. For fund there is no match between the country of its foundation and the country of its the most frequent investments - United States. The fund has no specific favorite in a number of founders of portfolio startups. If startup sums 5+ of the founder, the chance for it to be financed is low. Besides, a startup requires to be at the age of 4-5 years to receive the investment from the fund. Among the various public portfolio startups of the fund, we may underline Waze, SMIC, Hyperchip

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Notable deals

CompanyIndustryRound SizeDateInvestorsLocation


Artificial Intelligence
Health Care
Health Diagnostics
Machine Learning
$22M27 Oct 2022 Tel Aviv-Yafo, Tel Aviv District, Israel

Trigo Vision

Information Technology
Retail Technology
$100M26 Oct 2022 Tel Aviv, Tel Aviv, Israel


Artificial Intelligence
Information Technology
$9M25 Oct 2022 Tel Aviv, Tel Aviv, Israel


Financial Services
Human Resources
$25M13 Sep 2022 Birmingham, Alabama, United States


$40M07 Sep 2022 Indiana, United States


Cyber Security
Information Services
Information Technology
$70M06 Sep 2022 Israel, North District, Israel


Marketing Automation
Sales Automation
$15M16 Jun 2022 Kfar Saba, HaMerkaz, Israel


Artificial Intelligence
Health Care
Machine Learning
$33M22 Mar 2022 Tel Aviv-Yafo, Tel Aviv District, Israel


Business/Productivity Software
Information Technology
Media and Information Services (B2B)
$50M10 Mar 2022 Tel Aviv-Yafo, Tel Aviv District, Israel
Joonko Raises $10M in Series A Funding

– Joonko is a Tel Aviv, Israel-based HR tech startup that helps companies meet their diversity recruiting quotas.
– Company closed a $10m Series A funding.
– The round was led by Vertex Ventures Israel.
– Led by Ilit Raz, CEO and co-founder, Joonko provides a recruitment solution that assists companies to achieve their diversity, equity and inclusion (DE&I) goals through its ecosystem that identifies and suggests pre-qualified candidates from across a range of underrepresented sectors, saving recruiters precious time on sourcing, attracting and validating relevant candidates.

DataRails Raises Additional $25M; Extends Series A Funding To $43.5M

– DataRails from Tel Aviv provides an FP&A solution for SMEs.
– The company raised $25m in Series A extension.
– The round was led by Zeev Ventures, Vertex Ventures Israel, and Innovation Endeavors, as well as Vintage Investment Partners.
– The company intends to use the funds to expand operations and its business reach.


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