AWZ Ventures

Business Overview

Awz Ventures Inc. is a Canadian-based hub for homeland security technologies from Israel, a global leader in this sector.

Awz manages US $100MM between its first two venture capital funds, Awz HLS Fund I and II, having made early stage investments in 12 companies to date, with another 7-9 targeted by the end of 2020.

Awz leadership and advisors include former senior executives from ​Israeli and Canadian agencies (Mossad, ISA, CSIS, CAF), and global business and venture capital experts.

Founded
2016
Investor type
Venture Capital
Business model preference
B2B
Series preference
Seed, Series A, Series B
Capital raised
$100,000,000
Total funds raised
2
Offering preference
Software
AI type preference
Artificial Intelligence, Computer Vision, Deep Learning, Machine Learning, Natural Language Processing
Sectors
Analytics Computer Vision Contextual Data Cyber Security Data Data Management Data Protection Enterprise Face Recognition Home Land Security Image Incident Response Industrial Information Technology (IT) Privacy Technologies Video Video Recognition

Team

AWZ Ventures
Yaron Ashkenazi
Managing Partner
AWZ Ventures
Edward Sonshine
Partner

Investment Portfolio

Startup

Operating Status

Offering Type

Business Model

Total Funding

AI Employees

Cervello
Active
Software
B2B
$4.5 M
Valire Software
Active
Software
B2B
2
Corsight AI
Active
Software
B2B
$5 M

Investment Rounds History

Startup

Date Announced

Funding Round

Amount Raised

Investors

September 2020
Series A
$7 M
View All Investors (3 Total)
September 2020
Series B
$25 M
View All Investors (3 Total)
April 2020
Seed
$5 M
View All Investors (1 Total)

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CONTACT

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