Viola Ventures

Business Overview

Viola Ventures is committed to investing in startups and empowering them to become global category leaders. With over $1B managed across five funds, Viola Ventures is led by a team of 6 investment partners dedicated solely to early-stage tech investments (seed, A and B).

With a 20-year legacy in Israel’s vibrant technology ecosystem, Viola Ventures is known for repeatedly backing global tech companies and unicorns, such as ironSource, Payoneer, Lightricks, Redis Labs, and Outbrain. The fund holds a substantial share of Israel’s significant exits, including Actimize, RedBend, ECI, Samanage, Perfecto, Tapingo, and more.

Viola Ventures invests in exceptional teams with a strong focus on AI technologies looking to transform traditional markets, the semiconductors and deeptech industries, and consumer facing products.

We invest across a number of key market segments including Enterprise Infrastructure & Applications, FinTech, Frontier & Deep Technologies (automotive, IOT, AR/VR, drones), Robotics and Consumer Services.

Investor type
Venture Capital
Business model preference
B2B, B2B2C, B2C
Series preference
Seed, Series A, Series B, Series C, Series D, Series E
Capital raised
$1,000,000,000
Cheque size
Min: $1M
Max: $10M
Total funds raised
5
Offering preference
Hardware, Software
AI type preference
Artificial Intelligence, Computer Vision, Deep Learning, Machine Learning, Natural Language Processing, Robotics
Sectors
3D ADAS Agritech AI Enablers AML Analytics Artificial Intelligence Asset Management Automotive Autonomous Banking Chip Commercial Content Content Discovery Platform Content Marketing Contextual Speech Recognition Conversational AI Crop Monitoring Cyber Risk Data Drug Development Edge Computing Education Electronics Enterprise Fintech Hardware Healthcare HR IIoT Immunology Industrial Industry 4.0 Inspection Intel Investing IoT Legal Manufacturing Marketing Media Music New Media Personal Personalized Treatment Predictive Analytics Real Estate Recruitment Retail Robotics Satellite Imagery Search Engine Semiconductor Speech Speech Activated Technologies Text Transactions Transcription Visual Search Engine

Team

Viola Ventures
Ronen Nir
General Partner

Investment Portfolio

Startup

Operating Status

Offering Type

Business Model

Total Funding

AI Employees

Speedata
Active
MediaMind
Acquired
Software
B2B
$40 M
Verbit
Active
Software
B2B
$65 M
5

Funds Raised

Date Announced

Fund Number

Amount Raised

November 1, 2017
5
$223M
October 22, 2014
4
$194M
February 4, 2009
3
$235M

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CONTACT

12 Abba Eban Avenue Ackerstein Towers Bldg. D 4672530 Herzliya Israel [email protected]

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