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Viola Group

Investor type Entrepreneurship Program
Founders Aharon Dovrat Avi Zeevi Harel Beit-On Ruthi Simha Shlomo Dovrat


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Total investments 8
Average round size
The average size of a deal this fund participated in
Portfolio companies 6
Rounds per year 0.38
Lead investments 1
Follow on index
How often the fund supports its portfolio startups at next rounds
Exits 1
Key employees 19
Stages of investment
Early Stage Venture
Late Stage Venture
Private Equity

Areas of investment

  • Enterprise Software
  • Artificial Intelligence
  • Delivery
  • Therapeutics
  • Machine Learning

Viola Group appeared to be the VC, which was created in 2000. The main department of described VC is located in the Herzliya. The company was established in Asia in Israel.

The current fund was established by Aharon Dovrat, Avi Zeevi, Harel Beit-On, Ruthi Simha, Shlomo Dovrat. The overall number of key employees were 19.

Among the most popular portfolio startups of the fund, we may highlight CTERA Networks, RR Media. The fund has no exact preference in some founders of portfolio startups. For fund there is a match between the location of its establishment and the land of its numerous investments - Israel. Among the most successful fund investment fields, there are Cloud Data Services, Content. Besides, a startup needs to be aged more than 20 years to get the investment from the fund.

The standard case for the fund is to invest in rounds with 5-6 partakers. Despite the Viola Group, startups are often financed by Viola Credit, Cisco Investments, Bessemer Venture Partners. The meaningful sponsors for the fund in investment in the same round are Viola Partners, Viola Growth, Viola Credit. In the next rounds fund is usually obtained by Viola Partners, Viola Growth, Viola Credit.

The fund is constantly included in less than 2 deals per year. Deals in the range of 10 - 50 millions dollars are the general things for fund. The increased amount of exits for fund were in 2006. Opposing the other organizations, this Viola Group works on 4 percentage points more the average amount of lead investments. The top activity for fund was in 2018.

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Notable deals

CompanyIndustryRound SizeDateInvestorsLocation


Electric Vehicle
Subscription Service
$30M15 Nov 2021 Sydney, New South Wales, Australia

Blue Dot

Artificial Intelligence
Enterprise Software
Financial Services
$32M07 Apr 2021 The Netherlands, North Holland, Netherlands


$4M01 Mar 2021 New York, New York, United States


Artificial Intelligence
Machine Learning
$60M11 Feb 2021 New York, United States


Artificial Intelligence
Machine Learning
$20M14 May 2020 New York, United States

CTERA Networks

Cloud Data Services
Cloud Storage
Data Storage
Enterprise Software
File Sharing
$30M03 Oct 2018 Israel, North District, Israel

RR Media

Enterprise Software
$9M10 Apr 2014 Germany, Bavaria, Germany

RR Media

Enterprise Software
$28M07 Apr 2013 Germany, Bavaria, Germany


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