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    Viola Growth is a technology growth capital fund that focuses on investing in Israeli-related global technology companies at their expansion phase.

    Founded in 2008, the fund invests in fast-growing, growth stage companies, with potential for category leadership, substantial annual revenues, profitable unit economics and a proven business model. Our average check size ranges from $15-$30M.

    The fund is managed by seven partners, one of whom is based in NY, who hold vast experience working with management teams, building organic and non-organic growth plans, scaling operations, creating business partnerships with global leaders and driving profitable growth.

    Our team’s deep understanding of the ecosystem and extensive network of contacts allow us to track the most promising companies.

    Viola Growth manages three funds with a total of more than $725 AUM and has invested in more than 28 companies to date, with close to a dozen exits.

    Fast Facts

    FUND SIZE

    Fund I $164M
    Fund II $274M
    Fund III $290M

    SIZE OF INVESTMENT

    Our investment rounds range from $15-30M.

    AREAS OF INVESTMENT

    Enterprise Software, BI, Cyber, Internet & New media, Marketing technologies, IT & Cloud and FinTech.

    SELECTION CRITERIA

    We’re looking for:
    • Growth stage Israeli-related, technology companies operating in global markets
    • Strong product differentiation with a technological advantage and potential for leadership in their category
    • Top-tier, scalable management teams
    • Existing business model with high growth rates

    HOW WE HELP OUR PORTFOLIO COMPANIES

    Our investment team has vast experience in working with growth-stage companies to build organic and non-organic growth plans, scale operations, strengthen management teams and create business partnerships with global leaders.
    • We are proactively involved in each of our portfolio companies and have helped guide many of them to global financial success.
    • We work with our companies to formulate strategy in order to achieve superior returns.

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    FUNDED BY

    Viola Growth | Harel Beit-On
    Viola Partners

    FUNDED BY

    Viola Growth | Natalie Refuah

    FUNDED BY

    Viola Growth | Eran Westman

    FUNDED BY

    Viola Growth | Rafi Carmeli
    Viola Growth | Eran Westman

    FUNDED BY

    Viola Growth | Eran Westman

    FUNDED BY

    Viola Growth | Ayal Shiran
    Viola Partners

    FUNDED BY

    Viola Growth | Harel Beit-On
    Viola Partners

    FUNDED BY

    Viola Ventures | Avi Zeevi
    Viola Growth | Ayal Shiran

    FUNDED BY

    Viola Growth | Ayal Shiran
    Viola Growth | Eran Westman
    Viola Credit
    Viola Partners

    FUNDED BY

    Viola Growth | Sami Totah

    FUNDED BY

    Viola Growth | Harel Beit-On
    Viola Partners
    Viola Credit

    FUNDED BY

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

    FUNDED BY

    Viola Growth | Ayal Shiran

    FUNDED BY

    Viola Growth | Harel Beit-On
    Viola Growth | Jonathan Kolber

    FUNDED BY

    Viola Growth | Jonathan Kolber
    Viola Growth | Sami Totah
    Viola Partners

    FUNDED BY

    Viola Growth | Harel Beit-On
    Viola Growth | Sami Totah
    Viola Credit

    FUNDED BY

    Viola Growth | Natalie Refuah

    ACQUIRED BY:

    MCDONALD'S

    FUNDED BY

    Viola Growth | Sami Totah
    Viola Growth | Jonathan Kolber
    Viola Partners

    PUBLIC:

    IPO JUNE 2017

    FUNDED BY

    Viola Growth | Harel Beit-On
    Viola Growth | Sami Totah

    ACQUIRED BY:

    ROGUE WAVE SOFTWARE

    FUNDED BY

    Viola Growth | Harel Beit-On
    Viola Growth | Sami Totah
    Viola Credit
    Viola Partners

    ACQUIRED BY:

    SES

    FUNDED BY

    Viola Growth | Harel Beit-On
    Viola Growth | Sami Totah

    ACQUIRED BY:

    CORNING INC.

    FUNDED BY

    Viola Growth | Harel Beit-On

    IPO

    AIM: AFS

    FUNDED BY

    Viola Growth | Jonathan Kolber
    Viola Growth | Sami Totah

    ACQUIRED BY:

    Q HOLDING (BACKED BY 3I)

    FUNDED BY

    Viola Growth | Harel Beit-On
    Viola Growth | Sami Totah

    ACQUIRED BY:

    AVID

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