YL Ventures

Business Overview

DESCRIPTION

YL Ventures funds and supports brilliant Israeli tech entrepreneurs from seed to lead. Based in Silicon Valley and Tel Aviv, YL Ventures manages $270 million focused on deep-technology sectors and specializes in cybersecurity. YL Ventures accelerates the evolution of portfolio companies via strategic advice and U.S.-based operational execution, leveraging a powerful network of Chief Information Security Officers and global industry leaders. The firm’s track record includes successful, high-profile portfolio company acquisitions by major corporations including Palo Alto Networks, Microsoft, CA, and Proofpoint.

FOUNDED
2007
INVESTOR TYPE
Venture Capital
COMMITTED CAPITAL
$270,000,000
SECTORS
Cyber Security

Team

YL Ventures
Yoav Leitersdorf
Managing Partner

Active Investment Portfolio

Startup

Operating Status

Offering Type

Business Model

Total Funding

AI Employees

Cycode
Active
Software
B2B
$4.6 M
RideVision
Active
Hardware, Software
$2.5 M
Woo.io
Active
Software
B2C
$9.4 M
2

Exited Investment Portfolio

Startup

Operating Status

Offering Type

Business Model

Total Funding

AI Employees

Upstream Commerce
Acquired
Software
B2B
$6 M
Twistlock
Acquired
Software
B2B
$63.1 M
3
Hexadite
Acquired
Software
B2B
$10.5 M
3
Seculert
Acquired
Software
B2B, B2G
$15.9 M
4

Investment Rounds History

Startup

Date Announced

Amount Raised

Funding Round

June 2020
$15 million
Series A
September 2019
$4.6 million
Seed
August 2018
$33 million
Series C
June 2018
$2.5 million
Seed
November 2017
$7 million
Series A
April 2017
$17 million
Series B
July 2016
$10 million
Series A
February 2016
$8 million
Series A
May 2015
$2.8 million
Seed
July 2014
$2.5 million
Seed
February 2013
$3 million
Series A
July 2012
$5.4 million
Series A
March 2011
$1.25 million
October 2010
$0.5 million
Seed