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Israel’s SpaceIL One of Five Finalists in Global Race to the Moon

First-time investments by venture funds plunged last year

Venture capital funds cut back sharply in first-time investments in Israeli startup companies last year, figures released Wednesday by IVC Research Center and the law firm, APM & Company. These investments dropped 23% from 2015 to 341, with the decline led by a 30% drop by Israeli VC funds. Foreign funds also pared back their first investments but by a more modest 15%. Yonatan Altman, APM’s chairman, attributed the decline to investors seeking to reduce the risk involved in putting…


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