Case Studies

Sunlight is the best disinfectant

In November 2021, it was decided in the IGY to establish an independent committee, headed by retired judge Nava Ben-Or, to investigate cases of sexual harassment in the organization.  The committee decided to expand the mandate given to it and examine the sexual harassments in the LGBTQ community. Over the…

Inventing a new category: the Israeli startup that builds an enterprise browser

Dan Amiga is a successful serial entrepreneur. After serving at 8200 and working in the high-tech industry, he founded Fairglass, a cyber company that was sold to Symantec for more than $300 million. During Covid-19, he founded another new startup company, Island, that develops enterprise browsers. In less than two…

The world’s fastest startup – Wiz reaches $100M ARR in just 18 months

Assaf Rappaport and his co-founders are quite used to breaking records, but this week they marked a very significant milestone – their startup, Wiz, announced that it reached $100M ARR in just 18 months, making it the fastest-growing startup in the world. Wiz' amazing accomplishment comes at a time of a…

The Israeli startup that wants to create a world with resumes

Do you think résumés are the best way to start screening candidates? The Israeli company Canditech, which just announced that it raised $9M in a Seed round led by Insight Partners, believes that work-sample tests are the best way to hire better people, faster, and diversify the workforce within organizations. The…

How do VC investors prepare for times of uncertainty?

The venture capital industry undergoes dramatic changes due to the ongoing uncertainty that surrounds the global markets. As entrepreneurs and investors alike try to calculate their next steps, what are the main trends that would dominate the VC landscape in the coming months? During the RSA Conference last week, Nadav…

The tech industry shakeup: Armis Security CEO tells how to build a stable company that’s unaffected by market volatility, in an interview with Mamon

Today he heads a company worth billions, but Yevgeny Dibrov’s path started in Rehovot’s Sha'araim neighborhood, where he was raised as the only son of a single mother who emigrated from Ukraine with his grandparents. Now he talks about how hard the three adults worked to ensure that he wouldn’t…

Perimeter 81 hits unicorn status, a milestone in its road to innovate cybersecurity

Hitting unicorn status is a significant moment in the life of a successful start-up. It is always a difficult task but becomes even more challenging during times of economic uncertainty. In just four years, Perimeter 81 has grown, expanded, and become a unicorn, securing recently $100 million series C funding…

Sharing the memories of holocaust survivors via the Stories feature on Instagram

This week we kicked off "Sharing Memories", a special project initiated by Meta in Israel and the Israeli aid organization Latet. 22 of Israel's biggest artists, influencers and content creators have met with holocaust survivors and documented their intimate sessions to their Instagram Stories – in order to connect young…

Rakia Mission of Shalom Tel Aviv: No Dream is Beyond Reach

The most exciting thing that happened this year (besides the temporary end to covid-19) is Rakia Mission: Eytan Stibbe is the second Israeli in space and the first at the International Space Station. During Rakia Mission, he is conducting dozens of scientific experiments and educational and artistic activities. We are…

The Israeli child that was almost deported from Israel

7 year old Daniel Lev is the daughter of an Israeli father and a Thai mother living in Tel Aviv. She was caught in the middle of an impossible situation after her father died prematurely – her mother's naturalization process was suspended and she has received a deportation order. As…