News & Insights


News & Insights

This category features posts on news and trends in the tech industry as well as insights from Viola Group’s Partners, Principals and Associates as well as other industry experts.

4 Thoughts on the Outbrain-Taboola & ironSource Deals

Last week marked a significant moment in the Israeli tech ecosystem, with 3 companies announcing major achievements. ironSource, ... MORE

Viola’s Summer 2019 Book & Podcast Recommendations

Looking for some cool stuff to read or listen to this summer? Then look no further! Our 2019 summer reading list is back! We aske... MORE

How the things we did differently at Samanage helped to navigate the company to a $350M exit

This is definitely one of the most emotional post I have written in a long time! Yesterday, SolarWinds (NYSE: SWI) announced that ... MORE

“36% of Israeli CTOs find recruiting R&D talent in Israel very hard”: CTOs at SimilarWeb, Payoneer and others share best practices for R&D outsourcing

We recently hosted a Viola CTO Forum session for our portfolio company CTOs and VPs R&D, about the challenges of recruiting de... MORE

Why I’m excited about my first investment, Applicaster: The company that’s shaking up app development for media companies

Only a few months after transitioning from company CEO to a partner at Viola Growth, I was fortunate to come across what would bec... MORE

[EXIT] McDonald’s announces agreement to purchase Viola Growth portfolio company Dynamic Yield

We're super excited by the news of our latest exit: McDonald’s Corp. is buying Viola Growth portfolio company Dynamic Yield in a... MORE

The future of personalization (and the tool we believe will power it)

At Viola Growth, we see about 200 growth companies every year and invest in maybe two or three of them (just a little over 1%). Th... MORE

Why I decided to invest in MOV.AI 20 minutes into our first meeting

20 minutes into my first meeting with Limor Schweitzer, the founder of MOV.AI, I already knew this is going to be my next investme... MORE

An Intern’s Guide to Viola Ventures

Just to set the scene for you – I’m a 27-year-old Brazilian who, after working in Investment Banking for 3 years and then anot... MORE

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