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YL Ventures funds and supports Israeli tech entrepreneurs from seed to lead. Based in Silicon Valley and Tel Aviv, we currently manage $270 million in funds and exclusively invest in seed-stage Israeli B2B cybersecurity. YL Ventures is uniquely focused on supporting the U.S. go-to-market of early-stage companies and leverages a vast network of industry experts, CISOs, and U.S.-based technology companies as advisors, prospective customers, and acquirers of its portfolio businesses. Our focused strategy allows us to conduct rapid and efficient evaluations for early-stage entrepreneurs and guide founders through their ideation processes pre-investment. We are also dedicated to providing unmatched hands-on value-add support for each of our portfolio companies, both strategically and tactically, across multiple functions post-investment.

Why is YL Ventures a great place to work?

YL Ventures offers its team members the opportunity to immerse themselves in the exciting worlds of venture capital and cybersecurity. Its team of high-caliber multi-disciplinary experts, from business developers and technologists to marketers, work closely with the founders we invest in to ensure their companies’ success.

More cool quick facts

YL Ventures was founded by Yoav Leitersdorf and John Quigly in 2007. Over the last decade and a half, YL Ventures has seen the successful acquisition of many of its portfolio companies, including Twistlock – Acquired by Palo Alto Networks; Hexadite – Acquired by Microsoft; FireLayers – Acquired by Proofpoint; Seculert – Acquired by Radware; BlazeMeter – Acquired by CA Technologies; AcceloWeb – Acquired by Limelight; and Upstream Commerce – Acquired by Walmart.

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