Poalim Ventures is the venture capital arm of Poalim Capital Markets and of Bank Hapoalim. With more than $300 million under direct and co-management, the firm manages a balanced portfolio of Israeli and Israeli-related high technology companies. This includes investments in start-ups to pre-IPO companies operating in the enterprise software, communications and information technology sectors.
Poalim Ventures offers capital, guidance and industry contacts to help build their portfolio companies succeed. Poalim Ventures established and manages Poalim Ventures I & II, with more than $130 million under direct management in these two funds and in Horizon VC (final dissolution in 2004). Poalim Ventures is also involved in Fund of Funds activity, taking an active role in some of Israel's leading venture capital funds.
Poalim Ventures is focused on investments in Israeli and Israeli-related companies at the development stage onwards, preferably close to sales, with underlying and substantial technology, a strong and experienced management team with significant and growing market potential. They look for companies they feel are highly motivated with a commitment to their success.
Poalim Ventures' typical initial investment ranges from $3 to $4 million and they will invest up to $7 million per company throughout their investment rounds cycle.
Poalim Ventures views their mission as enabling the funds' investors to realize a high return on their investment. They work to achieve their goal by supporting their portfolio companies through capital, management experience and the development of day-to-day working relationships with the management teams.
Chief Financial Officer
Managing Director, Head of Principal Investments
Managing Director, Head of Private Equity
Managing Director, Head of Investment Banking