iAngels Weekly Deal Digest – August 18th, 2016

Another chill week to offset the hot weather here in Israel. $47.5m trickled into five companies this week, so this should be a pretty short read ūüôā

Seed Rounds

  • Leaf, the first ever smart cannabis growing system¬†raised $2m from¬†Advanced Nutrients, Phyto Partners, and CJV Capital.
  • Jeeng, a stealth adtech company, raised $500,000¬†from¬†Krypton Venture Capital.

 Series A Rounds

  • Happify,¬†a mobile and¬†web platform helping you improve your emotional well-being, raised¬†$5m¬†primarily¬†from existing investors.

Growth/Miscellaneous Rounds

  • Mazor,¬†the pioneer of robot-assisted spinal guidance systems, raised another¬†$20m¬†from¬†Medical Device giant Medtronic.
  • ColorChip, a world leading designer and manufacturer of optical components for telecom and datacom applications, raised $20m¬†from BRM, IGP, Vintage, Plenus, and HGL Capital.

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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‚Äôs Fox School of Business. Contact him at [email protected]