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Securitas Takes the GreenRoad

Partnership with market leader set to improve driver safety

Securitas has partnered with GreenRoad – the industry leader in driver safety and behaviour technology – to improve driver safety among its 11,000 employees.

https://greenroad.com/securitas-takes-greenroad/

August 28th, 2017

Valens Raises $60M to Boost Growth, Innovation in Automotive Industry

The round was led by Israel Growth Partners (IGP), and includes Delphi, Samsung Catalyst Fund, Goldman Sachs and MediaTek as new investors

http://www.prnewswire.com/news-releases/valens-raises-60m-to-boost-growth-innovation-in-automotive-industry-300435797.html

April 26th, 2017

Francisco Partners set to buy half of R2Net

R2Net operates James Allen, the second largest ecommerce platform in the US for diamonds and jewelry

http://www.globes.co.il/en/article-francisco-partners-to-buy-half-of-r2net-1001184455

 

April 26th, 2017

היעד – הנפקה: ואלנס הישראלית, המפתחת שבבים לתעשיית הרכב, גייסה 60 מיליון דולר

הגיוס נערך בהובלת קרן איי.ג’י.פי. ובסבב השתתפו גם קרן סמסונג קטליסט ויצרנית מערכות הרכב דלפי , לצד בנק ההשקעות גולדמן סאקס ומשקיעים נוספים. סך ההשקעות בחברה מהוד השרון מגיע ל 100 מליון דולר. החברה פצחה בשיתוף פעולה עם יצרנית הרכב מרצדס

http://www.themarker.com/technation/1.4002681

April 26th, 2017

פרנסיסקו פרטנרס בדרך לרכוש אתר שיווק יהלומים ישראלי לפי שווי של 300 מיליון דולר

פרנסיסקו פרטנרס מבקשת לרכוש 50 אחוז מחברת אר-טו-נט הישראלית המפעילה את אתר ג’יימס אלן. כ 25 אחוז ממניות החברה יירכשו מקרן איי.ג’י.פי של משה ליכטמן וחיים שני, שרכשו את האחזקות ב 2014 לפי שווי של 100 מליון דולר 

http://www.themarker.com/technation/1.4003134

April 26th, 2017

אקזיט נוצץ: אתר יהלומים ישראלי יימכר לפי 320 מיליון דולר

קרן בינלאומית גדולה נמצאת על סף רכישת החברה הישראלית  אר-טו נט, שמפעילה את אתר מכירת התכשיטים ג’יימס אלן. החברה היא קמעונאית התכשיטים והיהלומים המקוונת השנייה בגודלה בעולם; הקרן מעוניינת לרכוש כמחצית ממניות החברה, וסכום הרכישה מוערך ב־160–200 מיליון דולר; עיקר המניות יירכשו מקרן איי.ג’י.פי שמנהלים חיים שני ומשה ליכטמן, ומהיהלומן עודד אידלמן, ממייסדי החברה

http://www.calcalist.co.il/local/articles/0,7340,L-3711089,00.html

April 19th, 2017

Optical communications co ColorChip raises $17m

The Israeli company’s products help datacom manage all of the exponentially growing traffic on the Internet.

Israeli optical communications company ColorChip has raised $17 million led by the CIRTech venture capital fund. This completes a financing round of $37 million began last year when the company announced it had raised $20 million. The funds will help scale up production and support the expansion of marketing worldwide.

http://www.globes.co.il/en/article-optical-communications-co-colorchip-raises-17m-1001184291

April 19th, 2017

Optimove Announces Record Growth, Expands Globally Fueled by the rising demand for a scientific approach to customer retention, company opens London office

Optimove, provider of the leading Customer Marketing Cloud, today announced record growth for 2016, including a 70 percent increase in its client base. The company also announced the official opening of its London office and plans to expand its EMEA business.

http://www.prnewswire.com/news-releases/optimove-announces-record-growth-expands-globally-300403179.html

February 7th, 2017

Israeli fintech co Earnix raises $13.5m

Israeli fintech startup Earnix has raised $13.5 million from previous investors Jerusalem Venture Partners (JVP) and Vintage Investment Partners and from Israel Growth Partners (IGP), a new investor, bringing the total the company has raised to date to $25 million. Earnix has developed advanced predictive analytics solutions for making decisions about and pricing banking and insurance products.

http://www.globes.co.il/en/article-israeli-fintech-co-earnix-raises-135m-1001174312

January 31st, 2017

לא רק אינשור-טק: ארניקס רוצה לצמוח בבנקאות ומצרפת את מייסד פאנדטק כיו”ר

 ארניקס, המפתחת תוכנה לתמחור מוצרים פיננסיים משרתת כיום בעיקר חברות ביטוח. החברה הודיעה על גיוס הון של 13.5 מיליון דולר מהקרנות

JVP , IGP , ווינטג.

http://www.themarker.com/technation/1.3450374

January 31st, 2017

Earnix Closes $13.5M Investment Round to Fund its Growth Strategy Reuven Ben Menachem, former CEO of Fundtech, elected as Chairman

Earnix, a leading provider of predictive analytics solutions for the financial services industry, today announced it has completed a $13.5 million financing round with Jerusalem Venture Partners (JVP), Vintage Investment Partners, both long-time investors, and Israel Growth Partners (IGP), a new investor.

http://www.prnewswire.com/news-releases/earnix-closes-135m-investment-round-to-fund-its-growth-strategy-612153343.html

January 31st, 2017

“מי שמקים חברה רק כדי למכור אותה צריך לדעת שהסיכוי לכך נמוך”

 חיים שני ומשה ליכטמן, מייסדי קרן ההשקעות  איי.ג’י.פי,  צופים כי 2017 תהייה שנת צמיחה בהייטק המקומי בדגש על חדשנות בענף הרכב , אבל מתריעים על מחסור חמור   במהנדסים ועל הצורך להשקיע בחינוך טכנולוגי 

http://www.themarker.com/technation/1.3192654 

January 3rd, 2017

Jacada Announces Private Equity Investment from IGP. Israel Growth Partners become a major investor in Jacada Digital Technology

Jacada Ltd. (OTCQB: JCDAF), a leading global provider of customer experience technology designed to simplify the interaction between businesses and their customers, announces that Israel Growth Partners (IGP), a Private Equity investment firm founded by two of Israel’s most experienced global tech leaders, has invested in Jacada Ltd, becoming a major shareholder of the company.

http://finance.yahoo.com/news/jacada-announces-private-equity-investment-120000131.html

December 7th, 2016

הועידה הכלכלית חברתית- דה מרקר פאנל

פרופ’ מומי דהן: “העונש על האי שוויון הוא הבחירה בטראמפ, וזה מעבר לפינה אצלנו” , טרכטנברג: ישראל מזניחה 50% מכל דור שלא הולך ללימודים גבוהים ובכך מנציחה את האי שוויון , חיים שני, מנכ”ל משרד האוצר לשעבר: יש פה פוטנציאל מדהים לצמיחה מכלילה, אבל אין מנהיגות

http://www.themarker.com/news/1.3130072

November 23rd, 2016

איך תיהנו מהצמיחה? עורך דה מרקר סמי פרץ ראיון עם חיים שני

https://www.facebook.com/TheMarkerOnline/videos/10154933258069349/

November 20th, 2016

Adore Me Increases Revenue 15% and Order Volume 22% With Optimove

Optimove was the missing technological link in Adore Me’s growth strategy. Learn how Optimove’s personalized marketing capabilities help this up-and-coming company beat its KPIs

http://www.optimove.com/blog/adoreme-grows-with-optimove?utm_source=linkedin&utm_medium=oktopost&utm_campaign=Oktopost-Adore%20Me%20Case%20Study

October 31st, 2016

Can Optimove Change The Apathetic CRM Space?

The CRM space has been spiritless for a while, but technologies such as machine learning and artificial intelligence are poised to inject some life. Optimove has just raised $20 million in funding and hopes to make an impact after a move to the U.S. market. How will Optimove stake out its territory against the big industry players?

http://www.pymnts.com/news/investment-tracker/2016/optimove/

October 9th, 2016

Optimove Launches Optibot, the First CRM Optimization Bot

Optimove, the leading Customer Marketing Cloud, announced today Optibot, the marketing industry’s first CRM optimization bot. Optibot uses Artificial Intelligence and machine learning to automate the analysis and interpretation of customer marketing campaigns behind the scenes and recommend actionable marketing insights to help marketers increase campaign performance. 

http://www.prweb.com/releases/2016/10/prweb13741310.htm

October 9th, 2016

Israel Growth Partners bought the Herzliya-based software company’s shares of in two separate deals, causing share prices to skyrocket 80%

Haim Shani and Moshe Lichtman’s investment fund Israel Growth Partners (IGP) has invested in Herzliya-based software companyJacada (Nasdaq: JCDA). This week, IGP signed an agreement to buy 300,000 Jacada shares, 7% of the company’s share capital, from Robert (Bob) Ashton’s investment firm Kinetic Catalyst Partners, for a price of $4.5 per share (a total of $1.35 million). 

http://www.globes.co.il/en/article-igp-buys-25-jacada-stake-1001155506

October 9th, 2016

ג’קדה מזנקת ב-40% בעקבות רכישה של קרן השקעות

קרן ההשקעות איי.ג’.פי. של חיים שני ומשה ליכטמן נכנסה להשקעה בג’קדה: אישרה היום רשמית כי רכשה 300 אלף מניות ב 1.35 מיליון דולר והגיעה לאחזקה של 24.8 אחוז מהחברה

http://www.globes.co.il/news/article.aspx?did=1001155308

October 9th, 2016

ClickSoftware Partners to Deliver Augmented Reality and Fleet Management Solutions

Drives advancement of fleet performance management solutions with GreenRoad, and offers enhanced augmented reality service solutions with Fieldbit. 

http://www.prnewswire.com/news-releases/clicksoftware-partners-to-deliver-augmented-reality-and-fleet-management-solutions-300330493.html

September 21st, 2016

Optimove Raises $20M From Israel Growth Partners

Optimove, the leading Customer Marketing Cloud, announced that it has raised $20 million in growth funding from Israel Growth Partners, a private equity investment firm that focuses on later stage investments. The round marks the first funding for the nearly eight-year-old company, after three straight years of 100% year-over-year growth.

 http://citybizlist.com/article/376376/optimove-raises-30m-funding-from-israel-growth-partners#sthash.ByelJY3x.dpuf

September 20th, 2016

Customer marketing cloud co Optimove raises $20m

Israeli customer marketing cloud developer Optimove announced today that it has closed a $20 million financing round from Israel Growth Partners (IGP). The round marks the first funding for the nearly eight-year-old company, after three straight years of 100% year-over-year growth.  http://www.globes.co.il/en/article-customer-marketing-cloud-co-optimove-raises-20m-1001152248

September 14th, 2016

מ- 0 ל- 100 לגמרי לבד: כיצד הצליחה אופטימוב להגיע לשווי של 100 מיליון דולר ללא משקיעים

היום הודיעה חברת אופטימוב כי לאחר שבע שנים של פעילות רווחית היא מגייסת 20 מיליון דולר, מקרן הצמיחה איי.גי.פי של משה ליכטמן וחיים שני. לפי מקורות בשוק,  שווי החברה אחרי הגיוס הגיע ל 100 מיליון דולר. חברת אופטימוב פיתחה מערכת חכמה מבוססת ביג-דאטה לשימור לקוחות קיימים עבור חברות. משה ליכטמן שותף בקרן איי.גי.פי :  אנחנו רוצים להזריק בנזין לחברה שיכולה להוביל את השוק.   http://www.themarker.com/technation/1.3067096 

September 14th, 2016

GreenRoad Wins Fleet Services Provider Of The Year At The Commercial Insurance Awards 2016

GreenRoad named leading provider of SaaS solution that improves fleet safety and efficiency. GreenRoad the leading provider of driver and fleet performance management solutions, announced today that it has been named Fleet Services Provider of the Year at the at the annual Commercial Insurance Awards 2016.

http://rushprnews.com/2016/03/11/greenroad-wins-fleet-services-provider-of-the-year-at-the-commercial-insurance-awards-2016

March 15th, 2016

At Infosys, Panaya gets space for growth

Panaya, an Israel-based automation technology firm that Infosys acquired last year, is building a new lineup of products and tools to make automation for large customers more efficient and cost-effective even as India’s second-largest software exporter invests to strengthen its R&D.

http://economictimes.indiatimes.com/articleshow/51186065.cms?utm_source=contentofinterest&utm_medium=text&utm_campaign=cppst

March 15th, 2016

זה יתכן, זה אפשרי” ספר ההיטק דצמבר 2015″

חיים שני, איש הייטק בולט מזה שלושה עשורים ולשעבר מנכ”ל משרד האוצר, בוחן את האפשרות לבנות חברת הייטק גלובלית מישראל ומגיע למסקנה, כמו השיר, שזה יתכן ואפשרי, גם אם מדובר במסע ארוך ולא פשוט

Article – Haim Dec. 2015

February 16th, 2016

Israel’s ColorChip raises $25 million in growth funding

The company is the only Israeli chip maker that not only produces, but also manufactures their own product, called SystemOnGlass. ColorChip has been supporting top tier data centers since its founding in 2001 with their optical communication solutions and recently announced that it raised $25 million in new funding, putting their total funding to date to $70.2 million.
http://www.geektime.com/2015/11/22/israels-colorchip-raises-25-million-in-growth-funding/

November 24th, 2015

GreenRoad Releases the Next Generation of its Mobile Application, a Fleet Performance Management Solution Designed to Achieve Best-in-Class Results from Drivers and Fleets

Austin, TX, November 15, 2015 GreenRoad, the global leaders in fleet performance management solutions, is proud to announce the next generation release of its GreenRoad Mobile solution. Consistent with its commitment to serving fleets and mobile workforce organizations worldwide through driver behavior based technology, services and expertise, GreenRoad is equipping organizations with a mobile solution that addresses real-time driver behavior and coaching, vehicle tracking, vehicle maintenance, hours of service and fuel usage optimization.
http://greenroad.com/greenroad-releases-the-next-generation-mobile-app/

November 24th, 2015

ColorChip Raises $25M To Stop Your Video And VR From Flickering

ColorChip which has been supporting top tier data centers since its founding in 2001 with their optical communication solutions had recently announced that it raised $25 million in new funding, putting their total funding to date to $70.2 million. The company is the only Israeli chip maker that not only produces, but also manufactures their own product, called SystemOnGlass. This current round was led by Israel Growth Partners, with Gemini and BRM contributing. It was also announced that Israel Growth Partners General Partner Haim Shani will be joining the ColorChip Board of Directors.
http://color-chip.com/colorchip-raises-25m-to-stop-your-video-and-vr-from-flickering/

November 24th, 2015