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May 6, 2021
Bill.com to buy Divvy for $2.5 bln
The fintech Bill.com is buying Divvy, an expense reporting start-up, for $2.5 billion.
April 29, 2021
Edocate raises $3 million to advance virtual patient simulation platform
Edocate, which has developed a virtual patient simulation platform, powering chronic care training and education for Healthcare Professionals (HCPs), announced the close of a $3 million seed round this week, led by Hanaco Ventures, with participation from Arkin Holdings and Longevity Venture Partners.
March 18, 2021
Yotpo raises $230M at a $1.4B valuation
Barely more than seven months after its most recent funding announcement, Yotpo is revealing that it has raised another $230 million in a Series F round that values the company at $1.4 billion.
January 14, 2021
Carbyne Secures Series B1 After 350% Growth
The funding round was led by Hanaco Ventures and ELSTED Capital Partners, with participation from former CIA Director General David Petraeus and all existing investors including Founders Fund, FinTLV, and others.
January 5, 2021
Divvy raises $165 million at a $1.6 billion valuation
Series D Investment will drive Divvy's expansion beyond business expense management
December 8, 2020
SeeTree completes $30 million series B
Israeli agtech startup SeeTree Systems Ltd., which provides growers with AI-powered intelligence on trees and tree clusters announced today that it has raised $30 million in a series B funding round
December 2, 2020
Amount Announces $81M in Series C Funding
Amount announced it has secured an $81 million Series C investment led by Goldman Sachs Growth with participation from existing investors including August Capital, Invus Opportunities, and Hanaco Ventures.
November 4, 2020
Cnvrg.io acquired by Intel
Intel continues to snap up startups to build out its machine learning and AI operations.
September 30, 2020
Strigo secures $8 million series A for its customer training cloud
The Israeli startup has tripled its customer base since the outbreak of the Covid-19 pandemic
September 23, 2020
No-Code AI-Powered Platform EasySend Raises $16 Million
No-code AI-powered platform EasySend announced it has raised $16 million in funding following the completion of an $11 million Series A round led by Hanaco with participation from Intel Capital.
September 17, 2020
Infarm raises $170M to grow largest urban vertical farming network in the world
Infarm, the world's fastest-growing urban farming network, today announced a $170 million investment
September 17, 2020
Telehealth company Amwell made its public market debut
Telehealth company Amwell made its public market debut Thursday after months of rapid growth because of the coronavirus pandemic.
August 4, 2020
Yotpo raises $75M for its e-commerce marketing cloud
Yotpo is today announcing that it has raised $75 million in funding, money it will use to continue growing its suite of products, as well as to acquire more customers and build out more integration partnerships.
May 11, 2020
Working From Home…When We’re Back in the Office
How the sector enabling remote works stands today and might look Post-Corona
May 6, 2020
“For Israeli Tech, a US recovery will be the turning point”
Alon Lifshitz, the founder of Hanaco Ventures, an Israeli based VC, discusses how the tech industry is dealing with this crisis and which companies will live to see the day after.
May 6, 2020
The Role of FoodTech in a Post-Coronavirus World
Can the next pandemic be avoided by changing our current global food supply chain? What are the changes that we should consider making in our present food system? Specially solutions that we, as investors, know well and encourage - the continued development of Food-Tech.
May 4, 2020
Intel Inks Deal to Acquire Moovit for $1 Billion
Silicon chipmaker Intel has signed a deal to acquire Israel-based public transit navigation app developer Moovit App Global Ltd. for an estimated $1 billion.
March 23, 2020
The Corona Crisis: Navigating the Eye of the Storm
Some practical advice for investors and hi-tech company managers.
November 7, 2019
Sepio Announces $6.5m Hanaco led A Round
$6.5m A lead by Hanaco Ventures with participation from Merlin Cyber
October 31, 2019
Namogoo Raises $40m Growth Round
Namogoo raises $40m growth round led by Oak HCFT to fuel growth
October 3, 2019
Strigo Announces Hanaco Led Seed Round
Hanaco led $2.5m seed round into Strigo with participation from Greycroft
September 12, 2019
Redefine Meat raises $6m Seed Round
Redefine Meat raises $6m seed round co-lead by Hanaco and CPT Capital
August 6, 2019
Why We Invested in Airbud
Lior shares his thoughts on why we are so excited to lead Airbud's Seed round
July 25, 2019
Techcrunch: Airbud $4m Seed Lead by Hanaco
Airbud enables any company to add a voice interface to its website.
July 2, 2019
Why we invested in Solidus Labs
We are happy to announce our $3m seed investment into Solidus Labs.
June 4, 2019
Showfields on Cheddar
Showfields Co-Founder wants to make Brick-and-Mortar easy for digital brands
April 10, 2019
Candid $50m Series B Announced
Investors continue to pour money into dental start ups
March 25, 2019
Crain's on Hanaco's NY office
Tel Aviv on the Hudson has a new backer.
March 10, 2019
We are Hiring an Analyst in Tel Aviv office
Hiring an Analyst (Tel Aviv).
February 25, 2019
Why We Invested in Showfields
We are excited to finally announce we lead a $9M seed round into Showfields, "The most interesting store in the world".
February 24, 2019
Solidus $3m Seed lead by Hanaco Announced
Cryptocurrency supervision Company Solidus Labs raises $3M
January 8, 2019
SeeTree $11.5M Series A
SeeTree raises $11.5M to help farmers manage their orchards
November 4, 2018
Hanaco Listed As Leading Early Stage Israeli VC
Not every company is a great fit for every investor and not every investor is a great fit for every company.
October 9, 2018
Namogoo Named Top 100 Start Up by CNBC
The Upstart 100 is CNBC's exclusive list of promising start-ups.
August 28, 2018
Puls $50m Series C Announced
Puls US nationwide network now includes more than 2,500 vetted professionals in more than 50 US metro areas.
July 3, 2018
American Well $300m Round Announced
Virtual doctor Start-Ups American Well is raising over $300 million and Philips is a new investor.
May 15, 2018
SQream $26m Series B lead by Alibaba Announced
Alibaba Group leads $26.4M Series B in GPU database provider Sqream.
May 1, 2018
Namogoo $15m Round Lead by Hanaco Announced
Israeli ecommerce security company Namoogo raises $15M
February 21, 2018
Moovit $50m Series C Announced
Public transit app Moovit raises $50m in round lead by Intel
December 17, 2017
First Article on Hanaco Ventures
Israeli-born venture capitalist Alon Lifshitz is raising a $120 million fund, to be called Hanaco Venture Capital.
May 6, 2021
Bill.com to buy Divvy for $2.5 bln
The fintech Bill.com is buying Divvy, an expense reporting start-up, for $2.5 billion.
April 29, 2021
Edocate raises $3 million to advance virtual patient simulation platform
Edocate, which has developed a virtual patient simulation platform, powering chronic care training and education for Healthcare Professionals (HCPs), announced the close of a $3 million seed round this week, led by Hanaco Ventures, with participation from Arkin Holdings and Longevity Venture Partners.
March 18, 2021
Yotpo raises $230M at a $1.4B valuation
Barely more than seven months after its most recent funding announcement, Yotpo is revealing that it has raised another $230 million in a Series F round that values the company at $1.4 billion.
January 14, 2021
Carbyne Secures Series B1 After 350% Growth
The funding round was led by Hanaco Ventures and ELSTED Capital Partners, with participation from former CIA Director General David Petraeus and all existing investors including Founders Fund, FinTLV, and others.
January 5, 2021
Divvy raises $165 million at a $1.6 billion valuation
Series D Investment will drive Divvy's expansion beyond business expense management
December 8, 2020
SeeTree completes $30 million series B
Israeli agtech startup SeeTree Systems Ltd., which provides growers with AI-powered intelligence on trees and tree clusters announced today that it has raised $30 million in a series B funding round
December 2, 2020
Amount Announces $81M in Series C Funding
Amount announced it has secured an $81 million Series C investment led by Goldman Sachs Growth with participation from existing investors including August Capital, Invus Opportunities, and Hanaco Ventures.
November 4, 2020
Cnvrg.io acquired by Intel
Intel continues to snap up startups to build out its machine learning and AI operations.
September 30, 2020
Strigo secures $8 million series A for its customer training cloud
The Israeli startup has tripled its customer base since the outbreak of the Covid-19 pandemic
September 23, 2020
No-Code AI-Powered Platform EasySend Raises $16 Million
No-code AI-powered platform EasySend announced it has raised $16 million in funding following the completion of an $11 million Series A round led by Hanaco with participation from Intel Capital.
September 17, 2020
Infarm raises $170M to grow largest urban vertical farming network in the world
Infarm, the world's fastest-growing urban farming network, today announced a $170 million investment
September 17, 2020
Telehealth company Amwell made its public market debut
Telehealth company Amwell made its public market debut Thursday after months of rapid growth because of the coronavirus pandemic.
August 4, 2020
Yotpo raises $75M for its e-commerce marketing cloud
Yotpo is today announcing that it has raised $75 million in funding, money it will use to continue growing its suite of products, as well as to acquire more customers and build out more integration partnerships.
May 4, 2020
Intel Inks Deal to Acquire Moovit for $1 Billion
Silicon chipmaker Intel has signed a deal to acquire Israel-based public transit navigation app developer Moovit App Global Ltd. for an estimated $1 billion.
November 7, 2019
Sepio Announces $6.5m Hanaco led A Round
$6.5m A lead by Hanaco Ventures with participation from Merlin Cyber
October 31, 2019
Namogoo Raises $40m Growth Round
Namogoo raises $40m growth round led by Oak HCFT to fuel growth
October 3, 2019
Strigo Announces Hanaco Led Seed Round
Hanaco led $2.5m seed round into Strigo with participation from Greycroft
September 12, 2019
Redefine Meat raises $6m Seed Round
Redefine Meat raises $6m seed round co-lead by Hanaco and CPT Capital
July 25, 2019
Techcrunch: Airbud $4m Seed Lead by Hanaco
Airbud enables any company to add a voice interface to its website.
June 4, 2019
Showfields on Cheddar
Showfields Co-Founder wants to make Brick-and-Mortar easy for digital brands
April 10, 2019
Candid $50m Series B Announced
Investors continue to pour money into dental start ups
March 25, 2019
Crain's on Hanaco's NY office
Tel Aviv on the Hudson has a new backer.
February 24, 2019
Solidus $3m Seed lead by Hanaco Announced
Cryptocurrency supervision Company Solidus Labs raises $3M
January 8, 2019
SeeTree $11.5M Series A
SeeTree raises $11.5M to help farmers manage their orchards
October 9, 2018
Namogoo Named Top 100 Start Up by CNBC
The Upstart 100 is CNBC's exclusive list of promising start-ups.
August 28, 2018
Puls $50m Series C Announced
Puls US nationwide network now includes more than 2,500 vetted professionals in more than 50 US metro areas.
July 3, 2018
American Well $300m Round Announced
Virtual doctor Start-Ups American Well is raising over $300 million and Philips is a new investor.
May 15, 2018
SQream $26m Series B lead by Alibaba Announced
Alibaba Group leads $26.4M Series B in GPU database provider Sqream.
May 1, 2018
Namogoo $15m Round Lead by Hanaco Announced
Israeli ecommerce security company Namoogo raises $15M
February 21, 2018
Moovit $50m Series C Announced
Public transit app Moovit raises $50m in round lead by Intel
December 17, 2017
First Article on Hanaco Ventures
Israeli-born venture capitalist Alon Lifshitz is raising a $120 million fund, to be called Hanaco Venture Capital.