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    Viola Ventures (formerly Carmel Ventures) is a venture capital firm that invests in Israeli or Israeli-related early stage companies with significant ideas that can lead to transformational companies.

    Founded in 2000, Viola Ventures manages over $1B across five funds, and is the only Israel-based VC fund with six investing partners solely dedicated to early-stage tech investments. This allows for unique depth and diversification that spans across a wide range of backgrounds and verticals.

    With a portfolio of over 90 companies, Viola Ventures has backed a substantial share of Israel’s exits to date, including Actimize, RedBend, DesignArt, CopperGate, Exelate and ECI.

    We actively partner with our entrepreneurs, providing them with global access to customers and partners, potential investors and unique talent, helping them build and execute on their path to building large tech companies.

    As part of the Viola Group, We lead an independent investment strategy with a dedicated team and investors, while also offering our portfolio companies the added value of being part of a multi-strategy investment group with $2.8B AUM.

    Fast Facts

    SIZE

    $1B AUM across 5 funds:
    Fund I $171M
    Fund II $202M
    Fund III $235M
    Fund IV $194M
    Fund V $200M

    INVESTMENT AREAS

    We invest across a number of key market segments including Enterprise Software/SaaS, AI, Cloud Infrastructure, FinTech, Frontier Technologies (automotive, IOT, AR/VR, drones), Big Data, Digital Media, Consumer Services, Semiconductors and more.

    WE PARTNER EARLY

    Our mission is to partner with Israeli tech startups from inception, even as early as a PowerPoint deck. Typically we invest as the first institutional money with flexibility around seed, A, B rounds -$2m-$10m.

    OUR APPROACH TO INVESTING

    Our team approaches the investment as a proactive, hands-on endeavor. Viola Ventures typically leads or co-leads investments and takes an active role on the Board of Directors while keeping a low ratio of companies per partner.

    WHAT WE LOOK FOR?

    ● Team: complementary founding team, track record of excellence with drive and capabilities to scale.
    ● Significant innovative ideas that can lead to transformational companies
    ● Market: significant opportunity, ripe for disruption

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    Industries
    Industries
    Automotive
    Biotech & Medical
    CleanTech & AgriTech
    Data Center Infrastructure & Communications
    Drones
    Enterprise Software
    FinTech
    Hardware
    Industrial & General Technology
    IoT Software & Cloud
    Machine Learning
    Retail
    Semiconductors
    Services
    Software & Cloud
    Web Mobile & Media
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    Exits

    FUNDED BY

    Shlomo Dovrat | Viola Ventures
    Ronen Nir | Viola Ventures

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    Shlomo Dovrat | Viola Ventures

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    Avi Zeevi | Viola Ventures

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    Ronen Nir | Viola Ventures

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    Daniel Cohen | Viola Ventures
    Harel Beit-On | Viola Growth

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    Avi Zeevi | Viola Ventures
    Ayal Shiran | Viola Growth

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    Daniel Cohen | Viola Ventures

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    Ronen Nir | Viola Ventures

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    Ronen Nir | Viola Ventures

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    Daniel Cohen | Viola Ventures

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    Ori Bendori | Viola Ventures

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    Daniel Cohen | Viola Ventures

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    Avi Zeevi | Viola Ventures

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    Ori Bendori | Viola Ventures

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    Zvika Orron | Viola Ventures

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    Daniel Cohen | Viola Ventures

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    Avi Zeevi | Viola Ventures

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    Ronen Nir | Viola Ventures

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