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Full list of Israeli startup M&As in 2023

Full list of Israeli startup M&As in 2023

Israeli high-tech companies remain a sought-after commodity despite the crisis in the market

CTech | 20:45, 31.12.23

Dollars. Dollars. Dollars.


Accessibility AI tech developer UserWay acquired by Level Access in $99 million deal

UserWay, which is being taken private by the American company after being traded on the Tel Aviv Stock Exchange since January 2022, develops Al-powered technologies that help websites, apps, and digital documents more readily achieve compliance with accessibility regulations

24.12.23 acquires cyber startup Atom Security

The previously bootstrapped Atom Security was founded earlier this year and the acquisition is valued at several million dollars. This marks Mend's fifth acquisition in the last three years, totaling tens of millions of dollars.

UserWay team. UserWay team. UserWay team.


Okta acquiring cybersecurity startup Spera for over $100 million

The American identity and access management giant is making its first purchase in Israel. Spera, which raised $10 million in Seed funding earlier this year, has developed a solution to provide end-to-end identity attack surface management, risk reduction and identity threat prevention, detection, and response


Adtech company Perion Network acquiring Hivestack for $100 million

"We want to expand and we are continuing to talk with other companies. We expect that we’ll complete another purchase in 2024," said Perion CEO Tal Jacobson


AppsFlyer acquires oolo, developer of AI-powered user acquisition and monetization platform

The Israeli unicorn, which has reached $400 million in ARR, is purchasing the Israeli startup in an all-stock deal valued at an estimated several tens of millions of dollars

Raftt team. Raftt team. Raftt team.


Cyber unicorn Wiz makes first acquisition with purchase of Israeli startup Raftt

The value of the deal was not disclosed, but it is estimated that Wiz paid tens of millions of dollars for Raftt, which has developed a cloud-based platform for creating and sharing development environments


Biomed company CartiHeal acquired by Smith & Nephew for up to $330 million

The Israeli firm, which develops a biocompatible, coral-based, off-the-shelf implant for damaged joints, will initially receive $180 million in cash and up to a further $150 million contingent on financial performance

Database optimization startup EverSQL acquired by Finland’s Aiven

The Israeli company, which has been bootstrapped since it was founded three years ago, aims to transform and automate database performance analysis through the use of AI

AppsFlyer and oolo. AppsFlyer and oolo. AppsFlyer and oolo.


Palo Alto acquires Israeli cyber company Talon for $625 million

The deal is expected to close on Monday; Last week, Palo Alto purchased Israel's Dig Security for $315 million; 130 Talon employees will receive, according to estimates, about 370-80 million from the deal


Palo Alto to announce $300-400 million acquisition of Israel's Dig Security in coming days

The negotiations between Palo Alto and the Israeli firm, revealed by Calcalist last month, have continued despite the breakout of the war between Israel and Hamas.


NICE acquiring AI-driven proactive outreach provider LiveVox for $350 million

The Israeli company is estimated to have paid $10 million for the smart contract development and consulting firm which specializes in advanced tokenization projects for financial institutions

Talon co-founders. Talon co-founders. Talon co-founders.


Blockchain unicorn Fireblocks acquires Australian tokenization startup BlockFold

The Israeli company is estimated to have paid $10 million for the smart contract development and consulting firm which specializes in advanced tokenization projects for financial institutions


CrowdStrike acquiring cyber startup Bionic for $350 million

The Israeli company was founded just four years ago and has raised $83 million to date


Playtika acquiring Israeli gaming studio Innplay Labs for $80 million

The deal could mushroom to as much as $300 million. “We believe becoming a part of Playtika’s strong portfolio of Casual titles will take Innplay Labs to new heights,” said Innplay CEO Ore Gilron

Atmosec team. Atmosec team. Atmosec team.


Check Point acquiring cyber startup Atmosec in second purchase in less than a month

The move comes after Check Point acquired Israel’s Perimeter 81 for $490 million last month


Tenable set to acquire cyber startup Ermetic for $300 million

The Israeli startup, which has raised a total of $100 million to date, has developed a platform that detects and prevents security threats within complex AWS, Google Cloud, and Microsoft Azure environments

UPDATE (7.9.23): Tenable confirms $265 million acquisition of cyber startup Ermetic

The Israeli startup, which has raised a total of $100 million to date, has developed a fully integrated cloud-native application protection platform and also provides cloud infrastructure entitlement management


Check Point purchases Perimeter 81 for $490 million in second-largest acquisition in company history

This valuation could be considered as disappointing for Perimeter 81 as it was valued at $1 billion in its most recent funding round in 2022


Wireless Logic acquiring mobile virtual network operator Webbing for over $200 million

The Israeli company operates in the Internet of Things (IoT) sector, providing a leading-edge connectivity service for global customers across sectors including Enterprise Mobility, Automotive and Logistics

Perimeter 81 co-founders. Perimeter 81 co-founders. Perimeter 81 co-founders.


Rubrik acquiring cloud security startup Laminar for $200-250 million

Laminar, which has developed a security solution for early identification of cloud data breaches, was in negotiations with several notable firms in the data space, including Datadog


Rapyd acquiring payment service PayU GPO for $610 million

The Israeli fintech unicorn will finance the purchase through a capital raising of approximately $700 million, which Rapyd will soon complete at the same valuation as its previous funding round


Dynatrace acquiring Israeli startup Rookout for $50-60 million

Most of Rookout's team, which includes 47 employees, will continue to operate in Israel as a Dynatrace center

Laminar co-founders. Laminar co-founders. Laminar co-founders.


EssilorLuxottica acquires Nuance Hearing for tens of millions of dollars to integrate hearing aids into fashionable eyeglasses

The world’s largest eyewear group and maker of Oakley and Ray-Ban sunglasses said it plans to leverage the Israeli startup’s technology to embed high-quality hearing tech into eyewear

Coro acquires network security startup Privatise

The all-Israeli deal will see Coro, which has raised $155 million over the last 12 months, add SASE capabilities to its cybersecurity platform


Thales acquiring cybersecurity company Imperva for $3.6 billion

The French giant is purchasing the Israeli-founded company from private equity firm Thoma Bravo, which paid $2.1 billion for Imperva five years ago

Ecoplant co-founders. Ecoplant co-founders. Ecoplant co-founders.


Web intelligence startup Cobwebs acquired for $200 million by private equity firm Spire Capital

The Israeli startup specializes in developing cyber intelligence solutions for enforcement bodies, national security, and financial services worldwide


Honeywell acquires cybersecurity startup SCADAfence

The Israeli company, which provides operational technology (OT) and Internet of Things (IoT) cybersecurity solutions for monitoring large-scale networks, has raised around $40 million to date


Thoma Bravo's Applitools acquires Preflight in $10-15 million deal to expand AI-powered test automation tools

With this acquisition, Applitools expands its portfolio to offer an end-to-end testing platform that covers the entire automated testing lifecycle


U.S. giant Ingersoll Rand acquiring Israeli startup Ecoplant for $50 million

The Israeli startup leverages loT tech and predictive analytics to automatically control air compressor systems in factories to improve energy efficiency, system reliability, and off-site productivity

SCADAfence team. SCADAfence team. SCADAfence team.


Lightico acquires Vizolution after laying off 25% of workforce

The Israeli fintech startup will double its headcount following the acquisition that aims to create a global leader in B2B2C digital completion for the financial services and telecom industries


Cyber unicorn Snyk acquiring Israeli startup Enso Security for over $50 million

The acquisition provides some good news for Snyk following the laying off of around a quarter of its employees over the past year

Comeet and Spark Hire to merge in $50 million deal

Private equity firm Boathouse Capital will facilitate the merger by acquiring the Israeli applicant tracking and candidate management platform

Polar Security team. Polar Security team. Polar Security team.


Stratasys merging with Desktop Metal in $1.8 billion deal

The transaction between the Israeli and U.S. companies aims to create a leading 3D printer company in a fragmented industry


IBM acquires Polar Security for $60 million to help automate cloud data protection

The Israeli startup’s solution helps organizations see where data stores exist, which stores hold what information, who has access to this information, and spot and prevent data vulnerabilities and compliance violations


NeoGames acquired by Australia’s Aristocrat in $1.2 billion deal

The Israeli-founded company, which provides services for regulated lotteries and gaming operators, is being bought out at approximately a 104% premium on its Nasdaq stock price


Qualcomm acquiring auto-chip maker Autotalks for hundreds of millions of dollars

Autotalks is a fabless semiconductor company developing vehicle-to-everything (V2X) communications that are designed to reduce collisions and improve mobility

Autotalks team. Autotalks team. Autotalks team.


Blink Charging acquiring electric car-sharing startup Envoy in $34 million deal

The Israeli-founded company developed a software and mobility service offering shared electric vehicles as an amenity to real estate developers and owners

Adtech startup YouAppi being acquired in $110 million deal

The Israeli company has developed a performance-based mobile app marketing and retargeting platform for app publishers and brands


Akamai acquiring API security startup Neosec

The cloud company will pay several dozen millions of dollars for the Israeli startup founded just three years ago


Sports betting group Entain acquiring 365Scores for $200 million

The Israeli sports results application, which was founded in 2010, has more than 20 million users around the world

Lightspin team. Lightspin team. Lightspin team.


Cisco acquiring Israeli startup Lightspin for $200-250 million

Lightspin developed a context-based cloud security platform for cloud-native and Kubernetes environments


Rapid7 acquiring cybersecurity startup Minerva Labs for $45 million

The Israeli company, which has raised just $7.5 million since its founding in 2014, has developed a platform that aims to eliminate ransomware


Hewlett Packard Enterprise acquiring Israeli cyber startup Axis Security

Axis, which has raised $100 million to date, has developed cloud-based Security Services Edge (SSE) offerings that enable access to corporate and public-cloud resources

Canonic co-founders. Canonic co-founders. Canonic co-founders.


Zscaler acquiring Israeli cybersecurity platform Canonic Security

Canonic, which has developed a platform designed to prevent organizations' growing risks of SaaS supply chain attacks, is being purchased for several dozen million dollars after previously only raising $6 million


Canadian traveltech giant Plusgrade acquires Israeli startup UpStay

The deal for the Israeli company, which helps hoteliers drive higher ancillary revenue through multiple revenue streams delivered to their guests, is estimated at several tens of millions of dollars


Dell acquires Israeli startup Cloudify for up to $100 million

Cloudify, which develops cloud orchestration solutions, spun off from parent company GigaSpaces Technologies, becoming an independent company in 2017

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