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  • EMPOWERING EARLY-STAGE TECHNOLOGY COMPANIES TO BECOME GLOBAL CATEGORY LEADERS

    Viola Ventures is committed to investing in early stage startups and empowering them to become global category leaders. With over $1.25B managed across six funds, Viola Ventures is led by a team of 6 investment partners dedicated solely to early-stage tech investments (seed, A and B).

    With a legacy of over 20 years in Israel’s vibrant technology ecosystem, Viola Ventures invested in over 100 companies to date and is known for repeatedly backing Israel’s category leaders, such as ironSource, Payoneer, Lightricks, Redis, Outbrain and Pagaya.

    The fund partners with exceptional teams looking to disrupt traditional markets in verticals such as finTech and SMB/Enterprise software, Vertical AI, digital health, semiconductors and deeptech, consumer facing products and Cyber.

    Fast Facts

    SIZE

    $1.3B AUM across 6 funds:

    Fund I   $171M
    Fund II   $202M
    Fund III   $235M
    Fund IV   $194M
    Fund V   $223M
    Fund VI   $260M

    INVESTMENT TEAM

    Founded in 2000, we are the only Israel-based VC fund with seven 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.

    INVESTMENT AREAS

    We invest across a number of key market segments including Vertical AI, B2B, Deep Tech (semi and storage), Healthcare, Fintech, Consumer and SMB Services.

    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 -$500K-$10M.

    PORTFOLIO

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

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    Viola Ventures | Omry Ben David

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    Viola Ventures | Omry Ben David

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    Viola Ventures | Omry Ben David

    FUNDED BY

    Viola Ventures | Yael Alroy

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    Viola Ventures | Omry Ben David

    FUNDED BY

    Viola Ventures | Zvika Orron

    FUNDED BY

    Viola Ventures | Shlomo Dovrat

    FUNDED BY

    Viola Ventures | Daniel Cohen

    FUNDED BY

    Viola Ventures | Daniel Cohen

    FUNDED BY

    Viola Ventures | Avi Zeevi
    Viola Ventures | Yael Alroy

    FUNDED BY

    Viola Ventures | Zvika Orron

    FUNDED BY

    Viola Ventures | Omry Ben David
    Viola Fintech | Daniel Tsiddon

    FUNDED BY

    Viola Ventures | Avi Zeevi

    FUNDED BY

    Viola Ventures | Shlomo Dovrat
    Viola Ventures | Ronen Nir

    FUNDED BY

    Viola Ventures | Shlomo Dovrat

    FUNDED BY

    Viola Ventures | Avi Zeevi
    Viola Credit

    FUNDED BY

    Viola Ventures | Ronen Nir

    FUNDED BY

    Viola Ventures | Daniel Cohen
    Viola Ventures | Omry Ben David

    FUNDED BY

    Viola Ventures | Zvika Orron

    FUNDED BY

    Viola Ventures | Zvika Orron

    FUNDED BY

    Viola Ventures | Yael Alroy

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    Viola Ventures | Avi Zeevi
    Viola Ventures | Yael Alroy

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    Viola Ventures | Zvika Orron

    FUNDED BY

    Viola Ventures | Omry Ben David

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    Viola Ventures | Yael Alroy

    FUNDED BY

    Viola Ventures | Omry Ben David

    FUNDED BY

    Viola Ventures | Daniel Cohen

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    Viola Ventures | Daniel Cohen

    FUNDED BY

    Viola Ventures | Shlomo Dovrat

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    Viola Ventures | Shlomo Dovrat
    Viola Ventures | Zvika Orron

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    Viola Ventures | Zvika Orron

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    Viola Ventures | Zvika Orron

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    Viola Ventures | Omry Ben David

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    Viola Ventures | Zvika Orron

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    Viola Ventures | Rotem Shacham

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    Viola Ventures | Omry Ben David
    Viola Fintech | Tomer Michaeli

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    Viola Ventures | Daniel Cohen

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    Viola Ventures | Daniel Cohen
    Viola Ventures | Omry Ben David

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    Viola Ventures | Ronen Nir

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    PERFORCE

    FUNDED BY

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

    FUNDED BY

    Viola Ventures | Avi Zeevi
    Viola Growth | Ayal Shiran

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    Viola Ventures | Ronen Nir
    Viola Credit

    ACQUIRED BY: SolarWinds

    SOLARWINDS WORLDWIDE, LLC (NYSE: SWI)

    FUNDED BY

    Viola Ventures | Daniel Cohen

    FUNDED BY

    Viola Ventures | Avi Zeevi

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    Viola Ventures | Ronen Nir

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    FRANCISCO PARTNERS

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    Viola Ventures | Shlomo Dovrat

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    Viola Ventures | Daniel Cohen

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    GRUBHUB

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    Viola Ventures | Zvika Orron

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    Viola Ventures | Ronen Nir

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    FORTINET

    FUNDED BY

    Viola Ventures | Rotem Shacham

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    Viola Ventures | Avi Zeevi

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    Viola Ventures

    ACQUIRED BY:

    MEDALLIA

    FUNDED BY

    Viola Ventures | Shlomo Dovrat

    FUNDED BY

    Viola Ventures | Omry Ben David

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    Viola Ventures | Zvika Orron

    FUNDED BY

    Viola Ventures | Omry Ben David

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    Viola Ventures | Daniel Cohen

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    INTUIT

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    Viola Ventures | Avi Zeevi

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    Viola Ventures | Daniel Cohen

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    Viola Ventures | Avi Zeevi

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    Viola Credit
    Viola Ventures | Shlomo Dovrat

    FUNDED BY

    Viola Ventures | Omry Ben David
    Viola Credit

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    K1 INVESTMENT MANAGEMENT

    FUNDED BY

    Viola Ventures | Avi Zeevi

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    NICE SYSTEMS

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    Viola Ventures

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    SIGMA DESIGNS

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    Viola Ventures | Shlomo Dovrat

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    NIELSEN

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    Viola Ventures | Ronen Nir

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    MEDALLIA INC.

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    Viola Ventures

    ACQUIRED BY:

    AMOBEE (A SINGTEL COMPANY)

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    Viola Ventures | Avi Zeevi

    ACQUIRED BY:

    ALLOT COMMUNICATIONS LTD.

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    Viola Ventures

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    PROVIDENCE STRATEGIC GROWTH

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    Viola Ventures | Shlomo Dovrat

    ACQUIRED BY:

    VMWARE

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    Viola Ventures

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    FACEBOOK

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    Viola Ventures | Ronen Nir
    Viola Credit

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    MICROSOFT

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    Viola Credit
    Viola Ventures

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    QUALCOMM

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    Viola Ventures | Shlomo Dovrat
    Viola Partners
    Viola Credit

    ACQUIRED BY:

    GROUP OF PRIVATE EQUITY INVESTORS. CURRENTLY AN ACTIVE VIOLA CREDIT PORTFOLIO COMPANY.

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    Viola Credit
    Viola Ventures
    Viola Partners

    ACQUIRED BY:

    NEUSTAR

    FUNDED BY

    Viola Ventures | Shlomo Dovrat
    Viola Credit

    ACQUIRED BY:

    HARMAN

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