Yozma Group Asia
The Yozma Group is a venture capital firm specializing in investments in all stages of development of a company with a focus on startups, early stage, mid ventures, late ventures and pre-IPO companies. The firm also may, on selective basis, invest in mature companies. It typically invests in communications, information technology, healthcare, life sciences, and medical technologies with a focus on companies developing infrastructure and enabling technologies. The firm also invest in Telecommunication Services, Communications Equipment, Enterprise Software, Medical Device Research, Wireless Telecommunication Services, bioinformatics, life sciences. The firm has succeeded in listing 23 portfolio companies on NASDAQ and exiting hundreds of Israeli startups through M&A with multinational companies. The firm focuses on companies based in United States, Asia, with a focus on Korea, Israel and Israeli related companies that target international markets. It seeks to invest between $1 million and $6 million in its portfolio companies, with the ability to provide additional capital for follow-on investments. The firm seeks to take a board seat and a significant minority equity stake in its investee companies. It can be a lead investor or take a co-lead investor position in its portfolio companies. The Yozma Group was founded in January 1993 and is based in Tel Aviv, Israel. In 2015, the Yozma Group Korea was founded to discover technology based Asian startups. Operating 7 technology incubators across Korea with reputable universities, the firm invests and nurtures early and late-stage startups.