Quarterly Venture Capital Investments in Israeli Startups Up 43% Year-over-Year
Israeli tech companies raised $1.52 billion in 181 deals during the first quarter of 2018, according to a new report
Lilach Baumer : 2018-05-07T16:23:27..
Quarterly venture capital investments in Israeli-linked startups were up 43% year-over-year in the first quarter of 2018, according to a new report. Israeli tech companies raised $1.52 billion in 181 deals during the first quarter of the year, compared to $1.06 billion and 155 deals in the first quarter of 2017, according to a report by Israel-based market research firm IVC Research Center Ltd. and law firm Zysman Aharoni Gayer & Co. (ZAG S&W) published Monday. In opposition to a trend seen in 2017, the share of early stage startups among the deals has gone up.
For daily updates, subscribe to our newsletter by clicking here.The total sum and number of deals in the first quarter of 2018 were also were also an improvement upon the last quarter of 2017, which saw $1.41 billion invested in Israeli-linked companies in 161 deals, according to the report.