Fusion LA

Business Overview

Fusion LA is an early-stage accelerator for Israeli start-ups in the US. We invest $110K in each company and selectively accept 6-9 teams every 6 months to go through our intensive go-to-market and mentorship-driven program.

We help our portfolio companies commercialize their products, “Americanize” their value propositions and adapt their go-to-market strategies to the US market. During the program, we facilitate meetings between our Israeli founders and Venture Capitalists, angels, tech executives & like-minded entrepreneurs in Los Angeles and Silicon Valley.

Fusion LA’s next batch will begin in September 2020. Portfolio companies receive $110K cash investment and a 9-week accelerator program, in addition to: Free office space and business address for US operation in California | Credits & Perks from vendors like Google Cloud & AWS | Subsidized housing option | Support system of US-based industry experts, investors, executives and Fusion LA alumni.

We are actively looking for Israeli early-stage companies to join our family and scale in the US market.

Our US investment partner:

GoAhead Ventures is an early stage venture capital fund managing over $110M in committed capital. GoAhead Ventures’ mission is to work with young (or young at heart) entrepreneurs at the earliest stages of their company. The firm has a track record as value-add investors who work alongside portfolio companies, helping entrepreneurs on every step of their journey.

Founded
2017
Investor type
Accelerator
Business model preference
B2B, B2B2C, B2C
Series preference
Pre-Seed, Seed
Cheque size
Min: $0.11M
Offering preference
Hardware, Software
AI type preference
Artificial Intelligence, Computer Vision, Deep Learning, Machine Learning, Natural Language Processing
Sectors
2D 3D 3D Recognition Agritech Analytics AR VR Assistant Augmented Reality (AR) Claims Construction Content Conversational AI Cyber Security Diagnostics Disease Management E-Commerce Education Enterprise Esports Gaming Healthcare HR Insurance Insurance Risk IoT Knowledge Legal Marketing Neurology Nutrition Optimization Personal Pest Platform Recommendation Engine Recruitment Retail Senior Care Technologies Underwriting Virtual Reality (VR)

Team

Fusion LA
Guy Katsovich
Partner
Fusion LA
Yair Vardi
Partner

Investment Portfolio

Startup

Operating Status

Offering Type

Business Model

Total Funding

AI Employees

Whizzco
Active
Software
B2B
$1.5 M
1
ArcusTeam
Active
$2 M
2
Digital Owl
Active
Software
B2B
$2 M
2

Investment Rounds History

Startup

Date Announced

Funding Round

Amount Raised

Investors

September 2020
Seed
$1 M
View All Investors (2 Total)
August 2020
Pre-Seed
$0.9 M
View All Investors (3 Total)
April 2020
Series A
$5.3 M
View All Investors (4 Total)

Similar Investors

TYPE
Venture Capital

INVESTMENTS

1

PORTFOLIO

1

TYPE
Venture Capital

INVESTMENTS

2

PORTFOLIO

1

TYPE
Venture Capital
MIN CHEQUE
$1 M

INVESTMENTS

9

PORTFOLIO

10

TYPE
Venture Capital
MIN CHEQUE
$0.4 M

INVESTMENTS

4

PORTFOLIO

3

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