iAngels Weekly Deal Digest – September 15th, 2016

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Meanwhile, the weekly deal digest from September 15th is below ūüôā

After the $66m capital cool down in the¬†first week of September, the past week¬†we watched¬†the final embers of Tel Aviv’s¬†blazing¬†summer, with $452m in announced investments.

Seed Rounds

  • ListenApp,¬†a secured service platform for smartphones, raised $1m from private investors.
  • Fantasy Network,¬†a platform for fantasy sports, raised $1m from AltaIR Capital and a syndicate of private investors.
  • Reactful,¬†a real-time website optimization platform, raised $1.4m from Phi Square Ventures, Nautilius, Shaked Ventures, and Inspiration Ventures.
  • CreditPlace,¬†an online marketplace for credit, raised $1.5m from private investors.
  • Sensibo,¬†an IoT solution for air conditioning, raised $2.6m led by Motus Ventures, with participation from Lool ventures, Kima ventures, and private investors.

 Series A Rounds

  • Cronus,¬†an automated penetration testing software solution, raised $3.5m from JANVEST and private investors.
  • Beyond Verbal,¬†a company extracting emotion from voice to diagnose health problems, raised $3m in a round led by Kuang Chi GCI Fund, Singulariteam, VI Ventures, and private investors.
  • Revuze, a company using machine learning to improve product experiences for Fortune 500 companies¬†raised¬†$4m from Nielsen Innovate, with participation from NPD Group and TIC Group.
  • Sourcery, a next generation foodservice commerce platform,¬†raised $5m, led by Marker, with participation from Palantir Technologies and Steadfast.
  • Proov,¬†a SaaS platform pioneering the PoC as a service model,¬†raised $7m from Mangrove, OurCrowd, and private investors.

Growth/Miscellaneous Rounds

  • Optimove, a marketing automation platform,¬†raised $20m from the IGP fund.
  • Tipalti,¬†a white-labeled payment solution addressing the challenges of tax and regulatory variation across international borders,¬†raised $14m¬†led by SGVC with participation from Tank Hill Ventures, Wicklow Capital, and private angels.
  • Totango,¬†a customer success management platform, raised $8m led by Benhamou Global Ventures, with participation from Pitango, Gemini, and others.
  • Agent Vi,¬†a ¬†video analytics platform providing¬†search and business intelligence applications,¬†raised $6m led by Kuang Chi GCI Fund and Motorola Solutions.
  • Applause,¬†a leading provider of QA tools to app developers, raised $35m led by Credit Suisse, with participation from Goldman Sachs, Accenture, Scale Venture Partners, and other investors.
  • Roboteam,¬†a designer, developer, and manufacturer of unmanned defense robots, raised¬†$50m from Crossroad and private investors.
  • CTERA,¬†a company providing an all-in-one solution for cloud ¬†storage security, raised $25m led by Bessemer, with participation from Benchmark, Vintage, Cisco, and Venrock.
  • OTClaroty, a passive monitoring system that secures and optimizes OT networks,¬†raised $32m led by Bessemer, with participation from ICV Partners, Innovation Endeavors, Marker, Red Dot Capital Partners, and Mitsui.
  • Datorama,¬†a business intelligence solution for marketers, raised¬†$32m led by Lightspeed with participation from Innovation Endeavors, Marker, and Cedar III.
  • Ormat Technologies,¬†a provider of renewable power solutions converting heat into energy, raised $204m in a PIPE.
  • Celeno, a fabless semiconductor company developing components for high performance carrier-class Wi-Fi systems,¬†raised $38m, led by Red Dot Capital Partners, with participation from Cisco, Greylock, OurCrowd, Pitango, and other private investors.

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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]