The Israeli startup has raised just $340 million in January 2023, according to a press release seen by Globes. This is the lowest monthly payment in several years. This number could be even higher as some companies prefer to remain stealthy and may not disclose the investments they receive.
After raising a record $25.6 billion in 2021, Israeli privately held technology companies have raised $15 billion in 2022, according to IVC-Leumitech. Israeli startups have raised $13.5 billion in the first nine months of 2022, according to IVC, so it’s well off last year’s record pace, but startups are already making more money than he did in 2020 overall. Even he raises nearly 50% more money.
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Last year, Israeli startups raised $10.9 billion in the first half of the year and just $4.1 billion in the second half. This is because the sharp decline in the Nasdaq has affected valuations of growth companies. The amount raised in January 2023 is even lower than what the startup raised in late 2022.
January led a major funding round, with medical device company SoniVie raising $60 million and LiDAR automotive sensor company Opsys raising $51.5 million. Data security company Sentra raised his $30 million, and AI natural language company aiOla raised his $25 million.
Published February 1, 2023 by Globes, Israeli Business News – en.globes.co.il.
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