'FinTech'

The case for innovative Proptech models in the COVID era and beyond

For decades, the real estate industry was complicated and analog. But the 2008 financial crisis enabled startups to leverage techn... MORE

The Lemonade Effect: Will it drive more Israeli companies to go public?

“Going public is a means to an end, not the end itself,” said Assaf Wand, CEO and Co-Founder of Hippo, in the wake of Lemonade... MORE

Strategy, Fundraising & Competition by Marqeta’s CEO

We hosted Jason Gardner, CEO of Marqeta yesterday, for a discussion on how a global unicorn is adjusting to the New Operational Mo... MORE

The importance of Fin in the success of FinTech companies

I’ve been active in the FinTech space for over four decades. The common denominator of the successful companies I’ve been invo... MORE

Israel FinTech Map

NOTE: The Israel FinTech Map was last updated on June 17, 2020 and is updated on a regular basis. FinTech has been an important f... MORE

What Fintech VCs are looking for Post-COVID: Takeaways from #ViolaVirtual event

Global fintech investments have been booming, reaching $1.75B in 2019 in Israel alone. COVID-19 has had a tremendous impact on the... MORE

Money 20/20 Made it Clear: FinTech is Now Eating the World

I recently returned from the Money 20/20 conference in Las Vegas, the industry gathering that attracts the global fintech communit... MORE

[VIOLA DATA] Which early-stage domains will survive (and even flourish) in the face of transformation?

To understand the future, one must look at the past. As technology continues to change faster and faster, AI is dramatically chang... MORE

[VIOLA DATA] Do all verticals mature equally?

As a cross-stage investment group, it is important for us to analyze our investment theses over time and examine whether the areas... MORE

[VIDEO] Payoneer CEO Scott Galit on Building a FinTech Unicorn

Scott Galit has been CEO of cross-border payment company Payoneer (a Viola Ventures portfolio company) since 2010, and has led the... MORE

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