iAngels Weekly Deal Digest – July 21st, 2016

Another July week has come to a close in Israel, and as usual, iAngels is happy to provide you with a quick rundown of this week’s financings. This week we saw announcements of $102mm in equity investments and $15b in debt. Feel free to ping me to discuss in more depth @ [email protected] Enjoy!

Seed Rounds

  • Vensicaa medical device company developing a solution for drug treatment of the bladder, raised $500,000 from undisclosed investors.
  • Jolt, a curated marketplace for corporate training lectures, raised $2mm from Hillsven, Upwest Labs, Tank Hill Ventures, and former Face.com CEO Gil Hirsch .

Series A Rounds

  • PamBio, a biotech company developing a drug therapy for acute bleeding conditions, raised $7mm from undisclosed investors.

Series B Rounds

  • Pixiea company building a technology platform to create a personal digital map of all of your physical items, raised $18.5mm, led by Spark Capital with participation from Cedar Fund and OurCrowd.
  • Guardicorea cybersecurity company protecting internal data centers from breaches raised $20mm from Battery Ventures, 83 North, and Cisco Investments.
  • Skycurea cybersecurity company securing both BYOD and corporate-owned mobile devices, raised $16.5mm led by Foundation Capital, with participation from Shasta Ventures, Pitango Venture Capital, and former CEO of Palo Alto Networks Lane Bess.
  • Capriza, an enterprise mobility solution, raised $23mm, led by Andreeseen Horowitz (a16z’s only Israeli portfolio company), with participation from existing investors including Charles River Ventures, Harmony Partners, and new investors Entre Capital and Vintage Investment.

Growth/Miscellaneous Rounds

  • Redis Labsa leader in operational database systems management, raised $14mm in a round led by Bain Capital and Carmel Ventures with participation from Silicon Valley Bank and Zohar Gilon.
  • Teva, a leading global pharmaceutical company, floated $15b (that’s a b) in debt on the NYSE.

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Max Marine
Max Marine is an iAngels Investment Analyst. Prior to iAngels, Max was a Junior Partner at Venture1st, providing marketing and communications support to Israeli start-ups. Max passed the three CFA exams consecutively, holds an MS in Investment Management, and a B.B.A. in Finance, Real Estate, and Risk Management and Insurance from Temple University’s Fox School of Business. Contact him at [email protected]