Israel Innovation 2.0

Inside Israeli Technology

Browsing Posts in Mergers and Acquisitions

Tweet In 2010, Israel’s Internet sector came of age, mobile hit its stride, more capital began to flow into Israel, and several companies grew. Here is a video recap of some of the biggest headlines and stories from 2010. Happy 2011!

Tweet Qualcomm announced earlier today that it has acquired Israel’s iSkoot, a leader in “mobilizing internet services on the handsets most people use today”, for an undisclosed sum (rumored to be between $50-100 million). iSkoot’s Kalaida‚ĄĘ Platform utilizes cloud computing to enable device manufacturers and mobile operators to bring popular social networks and new internet […]

Tweet During the week of April 25, 2010, Google acquired its first Israeli company, LabPixies, a widget publisher. Better Place started to make inroads in China and Al Gore-backed GreenRoad continued to receive attention abroad. For these stories and more, see this week’s 10 Israel-related headlines below. Cleantech 1. Better Place makes inroads in China […]

Tweet Israeli business newspaper, Globes has reported that Google acquired Israeli app publisher LabPixies. The purchase, which is estimated to be at $25 million, is Google’s first in Israel. LabPixies will be integrated into Google’s R&D office in Tel Aviv which focuses on web and mobile development, such as YouTube Annotations and Google Trends, and […]

Tweet During the week of February 21, 2010, news broke that Al Gore’s investment firm invested in Israeli road-safety tech company, GreenRoad. Currensee raised $8 million and innovate!2010 in Tel Aviv was announced. For these stories and the rest of this week’s headlines, see below. Cleantech 1. GreenRoad raises $10M from Al Gore’s Generation Investment […]

Tweet The week of February 7, 2010, was big for investments and M&A. Social music player TuneWiki raised $7 million and among Israeli companies to be acquired were Convergin, which was picked up by Oracle, and Exanet, bought by Dell. IBM continues to grow its XIV channel and 3DV and PrimeSense continue to be big […]

Tweet During the week of January 24, 2010, electric car venture Better Place raised $350 million. Vringo, a video ringtone company, filed for an IPO and data storage company Continuity Software announced that it added service management software to its offerings. For these stories and the rest of this week’s 8 headlines, see below. Cleantech […]

Tweet During the week of January 17, 2010, Israeli mobile ad tech company Mobixell announced that it bought Internet firm 724 Solutions. A new report indicated that most Israeli hi-tech companies are planning to hire this year and the Google breach from mainland China was further analyzed. For these stories and the rest of this […]

Tweet During the week of January 10, 2010, CA acquired Israel-based Service Level Management (SLM) software company¬†Oblicore and mobile TV chip maker Siano announced that it raised $24M. Israeli researchers announced that they cracked the encryption of 3G GSM networks. Find out more about these headlines and the rest of this week’s 11 headlines below. […]

Tweet During the week of January 3, 2010, Dot Hill bought storage company Cloverleaf for $12.5 million. China’s Sanhua invested in Israeli solar firm, HelioFocus and new vulnerabilities were discovered in Twitter and Google Calendar. For these stories and more, check below for this week’s 9 Israel-related headlines. Cleantech 1. Are Energy Advances in Israel […]