Plus Ventures - Update

Q1/2015 + 2014 Wrap-Up

Dear Plus friend,

We wanted to give you a taste of what we've been up to since our last update.

The below is for your eyes only - Please do not forward...

Q1/2015 - Metrics


  • 2 new portfolio companies - The Grid, CloudAuthority
  • More than $20M raised in follow-on rounds by Plus portfolio companies - Meerkat, CallVU, Rollout, & Communitake

2014 Metrics

918 projects entered our Deal-Flow:


  • 694 dropped at initial screening
  • 204 face-to-face meetings conducted

10 sealed deals

9 follow-on investments

1 portfolio company got acquired

2014 New Portfolio Companies

  • GetJob
  • NanoAir
  • Knowmail
  • Atomation
  • Fringefy
  • Coralogix
  • Icetron
  • Rollout
  • Mmuze

2014 Portfolio Companies Awards

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Industry Initiatives


  • Tel-Aviv University & Leumi Card - TechPay Entrepreneurship Program
  • Management College - Entrepreneurship Program
  • Microsoft Accelerator
  • IBM Alpha Zone Accelerator
  • Zell Entrepreneurship Program
  • 8200 EISP
  • The Hebrew University - Yissum
  • KamaTech - The first Orthodox Start-ups Accelerator
  • BankApp Competition - Poalim Bank
  • Management College - Innovation Day
  • SmartUp - Globes Competition
  • IDC Entrepreneurship Competition
  • Ben-Gurion University of the Negev
  • Biztech - Technion Startups Program
  • ItaliaRestarts Startup
  • TechChill Baltics
  • StarTau - Tel-Aviv University's Entrepreneurship Center


* See below for media coverage

~ Some Portfolio Media Highlights ~

~ 2015 ~

~ H/2 2014 ~

חברת הסטארטאפ הצעירה Atomation הודיעה על גיוס של 900 אלף דולר בהובלת חממת Explore, המדען הראשי ומשקיעים פרטיים. החברה מפתחת פלטפורמה שתוכל להפוך כל צעצוע לצעצוע חכם שמסוגל לתקשר עם צעצועים אחרים ועם אפליקציה תואמת בסמארטפון. הסטארטאפ שממוקם כרגע בחממת Explore שביקנעם, כולל 3 עובדים.
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The management team excelled in two rounds of competitive election including a 7-minute live pitch against 4 other pre-selected promising Israeli start-ups. Final selection was taken by vote by the audience of the 1st Credit Suisse High-Tech Forum consisting of leading High-Tech entrepreneurs, experts and investors.

~ Plus Media Coverage ~

4 הסטארטאפים שנבחרו להשתתף בתכנית TechPay:

הם משקיעים ביזמים ובסטארטאפים אבל לא פחות חשוב: משקיעים גם בקהילה. 8 משקיעים ישראלים שהחליטו לתת בחזרה


www.geektime.co.il

~ Events ~

Rosh Hashana @ Explore

Microsoft Accelerator Party

TechPay Kickoff

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