There are many elements involved in creating and running startups. In this category, we’ll be featuring tips and insights about a variety of topics including team building, startup marketing, product development, scaling and business growth, and a bunch of other topics that those in the startup scene may find interesting and useful. What made me invest in a company I turned down just 2 years ago?

When Co-founder and CEO of, Tom Livne, came to see me for the first time in 2016, he pitched me on their new and advance... MORE

Ready to find your next dream job? Check out our new Viola Careers website!

At Viola, we're big believers in “partnering for excellence”, which is why we continuously look for ways to provide significan... MORE

Israel’s Mobility landscape is revving up: Insights into the local ecosystem [downloadable map included]

The Mobility market has undergone major technological disruption in recent years. Propelled by innovation, it is driven by the pri... MORE

Israel FinTech Map

NOTE: The Israel FinTech Map was last updated on October 23, 2018 and is updated on a regular basis. FinTech has been an importan... 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

Sales Compensation in SaaS Companies: Viola Ventures Annual Survey (2018)

One of the most discussed topics among SaaS companies is how salespeople should be compensated. To see where Israeli startups stan... MORE

Why the future looks brighter for commercial insurance thanks to Planck Re’s automated data insights

I often refer to the “3 waves of innovation” to describe the state of innovation in FinTech: Banking, which is at (or even a l... MORE

Following Trump’s Tax Reform – Where should Israeli entrepreneurs incorporate their startup?

The following is a guest post by Dan Shamgar, Partner at Meitar Liquornik Geva Leshem Tal. Following the recent tax changes in th... MORE

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