Case Studies

Wiz Announces $1 Billion Funding Round at $12 Billion Valuation

Wiz, the leading cloud security platform, announced a $1 billion funding round at a $12 billion valuation. The round was led by Andreessen Horowitz, Lightspeed Venture Partners, and Thrive Capital, with participation from Greylock, Wellington Management, and existing investors. This brings Wiz's total funding to $1.9 billion. Since its founding…

Apex Emerges from Stealth With $7 Million In Seed Funding to Empower Secure AI Adoption, with a direct investment from Sam Altman

Apex, the leader in AI security, announced that it emerged from stealth with $7 million in seed funding. The round was co-led by Sequoia Capital and Index Ventures, with participation from notable angel investors, including Sam Altman, CEO of OpenAI. implementation of businesSince the launch of ChatGPT in late 2022,…

The digital insurance company celebrates: Honeycomb raised 36 million dollars

Today, Insuretech company Honeycomb  announced it has raised $36 million in a series B funding round. The round was led by Zeev Ventures, with the participation of Arkin Holdings and Launchbay Capital. The company, which only began writing U.S. politicies in June 2021, now operates in 16 of the largest…

The woman who inspired the series “Tehran” has launched a new startup

Sanaz Yashar, whose life story served as inspiration for the Emmy-winning series "Tehran", recently unveiled Zafran Security along with her partners Ben Sari and Shnir Havadala. The cybersecurity startup completed a $30 million funding round from leading investors including Sequoia Capital, Cyberstarts, and Cerca Partner. Zafran is the first company…

The Israeli startup Oasis launched with a $40 million funding round and is the first to solve the challenge of non-human identity security in organizations

The field of identities is the new frontier in cybersecurity. In every organization, there are human identities and non-human identities, with each attack through them providing significant value to the attacker. In each company, there are 50 times more Non-human identities - compared to Human identities, and 60% of them…

PwC Israel concludes 2023 with the annual reports – the Exits Report and the Mergers and Acquisitions Report in the Israeli economy

PwC Israel presents data that has not been seen in a decade in Israel, both in the high-tech exits sector and in mergers and acquisitions transactions across various sectors. The findings of these reports are related, among other things, with the instability in the Israeli reality over the past year. …

The connection between Design and Cloud Security is accidental unless it is the cloud security standout Wiz.

Portfolio Magazine featured an interview with Roy Katz, Head of Brand at Wiz, discussing the unusual development of Wiz’s brand, the strategic decision to insert an element of unconventional colorfulness into the realm of cloud security, and the message behind the choice of illustration language.  The Israeli Start-up Wiz, one…

Assaf Rappaport, Co-Founder and CEO of Wiz, Graces Global Forbes Cover

Forbes has recently featured an in-depth profile story about Israeli entrepreneur Assaf Rappaport, as part of the bi-monthly printed edition of the global magazine. The article delves into Wiz’s meteoric growth, becoming the fastest-growing software startup in just three years. It explores the company's ambitious sales goals, its expansive global…

Wiz: the world’s fastest-growing startup making waves

Amid an economic crisis, cybersecurity unicorn Wiz secured an impressive $300 million funding at $10 billion valuation - and garnered recognition at the prestigious CNBC Disruptor Awards, alongside industry leaders like OpenAI, Canva, and Brex. In a series of press interviews with international media, Assaf Rappaport, Wiz's co-founder and CEO,…

BlackRock CEO Larry Fink’s Annual Letter: Navigating Economic Uncertainties

BlackRock CEO Larry Fink recently released his annual letter to investors, highlighting the company's unwavering commitment to responsible investing and guiding clients through the current economic uncertainties such as rising inflation and rates. Fink delves into potential challenges such as the potential ramifications of the easy money phenomenon, the looming…