Over the last 2 years there’s been a dramatic shift from Startup Nation to Unicorn Nation… carry on reading for the complete list of Israel’s unicorns.
The term ‘Unicorn’ was coined by venture capitalist Aileen Lee in 2013 to define a privately-held startup with a value of $1 billion or more. Originally used to portray the rarity of such companies, there are now several hundred unicorns globally, including over 50 in Israel – the most unicorns per capita in the world!
For this list, we include Israeli companies with more than 100 employees in Israel. If you are looking for a job at an Israeli unicorn, check out the Secret Tel Aviv Jobs Board, we have over 3,000 amazing jobs listed.
Tel Aviv | AdTech | Founded 2010 | Unicorn Since 2014, Went Public 2021
One of Israel’s largest internet companies, ironSource employs 750 people across 9 global offices. Their core product is focused on helping software, mobile app, and game developers scale their businesses – and they work with some of the biggest companies in the industry (take a look at the apps on your phone or your laptop, most of them are their clients). They reach 1.1 billion people across the world and trusted by more than 20K developers to grow their software and app businesses.
As Israel’s first unicorn, ironSource reached a value of $1.5bn and Unicorn status in 2014. Their last round of funding, in October 2019, raised $450mn from CVC Capital Partners. In March 2021 ironSource left the Unicorn Club and graduated to NASDAQ!
Tel Aviv | Cyber | Founded 2015 | Unicorn Since 2015, Acquired 2020
Armis stands up to its reputation as the leader in agent-less, non-managed IoT device security.
With the sole mission of enabling enterprises to adopt new connected devices without the fear of compromise by cyber attacks, Armis provides companies with the safe usage of productive and collaborative devices. The security team has maintained and delivered upon such a promise since Yevgeny Dibrov and Nadir Izrael founded the firm in 2015.
Armis joined the Unicorn group in 2015. It was acquired by Insight Partners in 2020. Read more.
Herzliya | Cloud Storage | Founded 2011 | Unicorn Since 2015
Infinidat works towards the single goal of enabling customers to spend less on infrastructure and more on innovation, growth, and competitive advantage.
Founded by a team of storage industry experts in 2011, the Infinidat team is focused on returning business value to customers. The cloud storage platform eliminates compromises between performance, availability and cost, developing a better and faster way to store and protect significant amounts of data.
Infinidat raised $150mn from TPG Growth in 2015 to join the Unicorn elite. It’s last known valuation was $1.6bn in 2017, and in June 2020 raised another undisclosed round with Goldman Sachs and TPG Growth as lead investors.
Tel Aviv | AdTech | Founded 2007 | Unicorn Since 2015, Went Public 2021
With an infinite amount of things to read, watch, or listen to surrounding us every day, how do we know where to look first? Taboola’s founder and CEO, Adam Singolda, calls this the “discovery problem.” Search engines may have changed the world by enabling people to find any and all kinds of information. But how can someone discover something new they may like if they don’t already know to look for it?
So, what is Taboola? Since our launch in 2007, Taboola’s team of ninja-like engineers and digital media mavens have been building the world’s largest and most advanced discovery platform — or “search engine in reverse” — delivering personalized recommendations to over one billion users every month, on many of the web’s most innovative and highly-visited websites. Read more.
Taboola is estimated to have reached Unicorn status in 2015, with a Series E funding round in February 2015 worth $117 million, and several further investments later that year. In January 2021 Taboola left the Unicorn Club and graduated to NASDAQ!
Tel Aviv | Auto & Transportation | Founded 2010 | Unicorn Since 2016
Known in Israel as the main app for hailing a taxi, internationally Gett is focusing on the business market. Over 50 million journeys executed, in over 1,500 of the world’s business centers, and over 15,000 corporate clients transported, Gett is making business traveling easier for everyone.
The ground travel platform is transforming corporate travel with their innovative mobility software, making transportation simpler, safer, and more efficient. Gett, founded in 2010 by David Waiser and Roi More, optimizes the experience of travel – from booking and riding to automatic analytics – saving clients 25% on their global ground travel costs. Read more.
Gett became a unicorn in 2016. It’s last financing round was January 2021 ($115mn), bringing a total of $865mn raised. It’s last confirmed valuation was $1.5bn in 2019.
Petach Tikva | FinTech | Founded 2005 | Unicorn Since 2017, Went Public 2021
Payoneer’s mission is to empower businesses to go beyond – beyond borders, limits and expectations. In today’s digital world, Payoneer’s platform streamlines global commerce for millions of small businesses, marketplaces and enterprises in 200 countries and territories. Leveraging its robust technology, compliance, and banking infrastructure, Payoneer delivers a suite of services that includes cross-border payments, working capital, tax solutions, merchant services and risk management. Powering growth for entrepreneurs in emerging markets through to the world’s leading digital brands like Airbnb, Amazon, Google and Upwork, Payoneer makes global commerce easy and secure.
Payoneer offers a fast, flexible and secure solution for enterprises to efficiently pay and get paid whether locally or globally. Founded in 2005 by Yuval Tal, the payment platform currently services over 5mn customers in 24 global offices. Read more.
Payoneer became a Unicorn with an undisclosed funding round from CBC in December 2017. In February 2021 Payoneer left the Unicorn Club and graduated to NASDAQ!
Netanya | DevOps Software | Founded 2008 | Unicorn Since 2018, Went Public 2020
JFrog imagines a world where software is liquid, and works toward such a world by making endless software versions a thing of the past.
The DevOps platform is transforming the way enterprises manage and release software updates with liquid software that flows continuously and automatically from build through production. Since 2008 when Frederic Simon and Shlomi Ben Haim founded the company, JFrog has been pioneering the science of continuous updates.
JFrog became a Unicorn in 2018 following a $165mn Series D funding round led by Insight Partners. In September 2020 JFrog left the Unicorn Club and graduated to NASDAQ!
Rehovot | Digital Printing | Founded 2002 | Unicorn Since 2018
Landa Group’s founder Benny Landa has been revolutionizing the printing world for decades, most recently with evolutionary technology allowing for higher efficiency among digital printers.
Since its founding in 2002, Landa Digital Printing has developed a unique digital technology called Nanography®, a technology that bridges the critical profitability gap between offset and digital printing by enabling printers to cost-effectively produce short-to-medium run lengths. Read more.
Landa reached the Unicorn Club with a $300mn funding round in June 2018, valuing the company at $1.8bn.
Jerusalem | HealthTech | Founded 2010 | Unicorn Since 2018
With the vision to provide vision, OrCam technologies strives to improve the lives of people who are blind, partially sighted, or have difficulties reading.
The mission of OrCam is to harness the power of artificial intelligence through pioneering technology into a wearable platform, and many big names such as Lionel Messi, believe the HealthTech company is successful in doing so. Since its founding in 2010 by Amnon Shashua and Ziv Aviram, OrCam continues to develop innovative technologies, with their most recent production of OrCam MyEye 2.0 in 2017. Read more.
OrCam became a unicorn in Feb 2018 with a small $30.4mn investment round. They are rumoured to be looking for an IPO in 2021 at a valuation of $3bn.
Tel Aviv | Digital Adoption Platform | Founded 2010 | Unicorn Since 2018
WalkMe pioneered the Digital Adoption Platform (DAP) to empower business leaders to realize the promise of their technology investment by transforming the user experience in today’s overwhelming digital world.
With WalkMe’s enterprise-class guidance, engagement, insights and automation platform, employees are more efficient and productive, executives have better visibility into digital usage, and organizations maximize the full value of their digital assets and successfully guide their enterprise through digital transformation.
Founded in 2011, WalkMe is a proud Israeli unicorn with over 2,000 customers, including 30% of the Fortune 500 and 58% of the Fortune 100. WalkMe has over $307 Million in funding, with a $2 Billion valuation. Read more.
Tel Aviv | Cyber | Founded 2012 | Unicorn Since 2019
Composed of the some of the world’s brightest minds from military, government intelligence, and enterprise security backgrounds, Cybereason stands out as a new kind of cybersecurity company delivering true protection from cyber threats.
As a leader among today’s cyber defenders, Cybereason applies future-ready protection to uncover, correlate, and understand multiple threats. Lior Div and Yonatan Amit joined forces with the launch of Cybereason in 2012, and the constantly growing team has worked to protect and earn the trust of their customers ever since. Read more.
Cybereason reached unicorn status with a $200mn Series E round in 2019. Led by SoftBank Group, the Series E round boosts the company’s valuation to unicorn status of $1 billion, with $389 million in total equity
Tel Aviv | Micro-Fulfillment | Founded 2015 | Unicorn Since 2019
Fabric believe online shopping should be as friendly and personal as when you’re shopping at a store. They serve retailers and brands and their mission is to bring brands and online shoppers closer. Leveraging state- of- the- art software and robotics in our micro-fulfillment centers, they elevate the shopping experience while lowering the cost to serve, all while maintaining the brand’s ownership of the experience.
Fabric was launched in 2015 by brothers Elram and Eyal Goren to revolutionize efficiency among the eCommerce industry on a retail, direct-to-consumer, and business-to-business platform. Read more.
Fabric is believed to have joined the Unicorn club with a $110mm Series B Round in 2019.
Tel Aviv | FinTech | Founded 2015 | Unicorn Since 2019, Went Public 2020
Lemonade offers insurance for renters, homeowners, pets, and people themselves instantly through their digital platform.
With a 4.9 star-rating on the App Store, the InsurTech entity crafts the perfect insurance for their customers through the use of Maya, a charming artificial intelligence bot. Launched in 2015, Daniel Schreiber and Shai Wininger set out to provide the world with an easy and fast insurance service.
Lemonade were only a unicorn for a year. In April 2019 they closed a Series D Funding round of $300mn at a valuation of $1.7bn. In July 2020 Lemonade left the Unicorn Club and graduated to NASDAQ!
Jerusalem | App Developer | Founded 2013 | Unicorn Since 2019
The success of Lightricks is no trick, reinventing creativity through technology to create fun and powerful tools that re imagine the way content is created.
The award-winning app developer provides aspiring artists, businesses, or everyday individuals a platform designed to empower them with the best possible tools to unlock creativity. Four PhD students and a Supreme Court clerk embarked on this mission in 2013, and has been helping customers with the design, engineering, research and marketing of apps ever since.
In July 2019, Lightricks secured $135 million in series C funding led by Goldman Sachs, with participation from Insight Partners and ClalTech, with a rumoured $1bn valuation.
Tel Aviv | Project Management Software | Founded 2012 Unicorn Since 2019
monday.com is a project management and team collaboration platform. It centralizes all workplace communication and keeps everyone engaged and focused on what matters. We have a cloud-based software platform where teams custom-build workflow apps in minutes, that basically works like a social network. Our main goal is to change the way that teams work, make it more transparent, effective, and fun.
Launched in 2014, with a super impressive growth rate, we are currently helping over 120,000 companies (including Uber, WeWork, Outbrain, Adidas, McDonald’s, Wix, Fiverr, Facebook, Google, Secret Tel Aviv, and more) achieve their goals and manage their work.
With Sapphire Ventures as the lead investor, monday.com raised $150mn at a valuation of around $1.9bn. Read more.
Tel Aviv | FinTech | Founded 2016 | Unicorn Since 2019
In a world where there is a massive need for fintech applications to scale globally, Rapyd is working to help businesses thrive in local markets around the world, allowing the possibility for such actors to invest in expansion.
Rapyd launched the service of Fintech as a a way to provide a full stack of integrated payments, commerce and financial service capabilities that can be embedded into any application. Arik Shtilman founded the B2B service in 2016 to help businesses create great local commerce experiences anywhere, enabling mobile enterprises and mobile platforms to make digital payments and withdraw money.
Rapyd reached Unicorn status in December 2019 in a secondary Series C Round. In January 2021 it closed a Series D round valuing the company at $2.5bn.
Tel Aviv | FinTech | Founded 2012 | Unicorn Since 2019
Riskified, one of the best start-ups you can work for in TLV, enables global eCommerce for some of the world’s largest brands by managing risk and improving their customer interactions. Riskified leverages advanced data science research, machine-learning algorithms, and multistack behavioral technology to weed out fraudulent orders. They work with some of the world’s largest eCommerce brands, enabling them to fulfill a higher percentage of legitimate orders and grow their business.
Riskified is looking for smart, ambitious people who are excited by technology and want to make a direct impact on their success. If you’re a data-driven, creative problem solver that enjoys working in a fast-paced environment, Riskified is the right place for you. Read more.
Riskified became a unicorn in November 2019 with a $165mn investment round led by General Atlantic.
Tel Aviv | Artificial Intelligence | Founded 2015 | Unicorn Since 2019
Using a breakthrough computer vision platform, Trax is committed to delivering a consistently quick and accurate way for customers to optimize the execution of products.
Trax is digitizing the physical world of retail with the use of a revolutionary image recognition technology among the consumer goods industry, enabling retailers to leverage competitive insights, market measurement services, and unlock revenue opportunities.
Headquartered in Singapore (also Singapore’s second unicorn), Trax closed a $100mn Series D Investment in July 2019 at a valuation of $1.1bn. Its R&D is run out of Israel and its founders are Israeli.
Herzliya | AdTech | Founded 2011 | Unicorn Since 2020
AppsFlyer was founded over ten years ago with a mission to help marketers succeed. From the beginning, they have been committed to four things: accurate data, unmatched privacy and security, open tech-stack innovation, and an unbiased, customer-obsessed approach. These four pillars have allowed them to grow into the global attribution leader. By empowering brands with a holistic view of every user journey across platforms, channels, and devices, they aim to be every marketer’s best friend.
Today, they work with more than 12,000 customers, including leading brands like Walmart, Nike, HBO, Tencent, and NBC Universal, and count Facebook, Google, Apple Search Ads, Salesforce, and Adobe among their ecosystem of over 6,000 technology partners.
In 2020 AppsFlyer raised a massive Series D of $210 million at a valuation of more than $2bn. Read more.
Tel Aviv | Cyber | Founded 2016 | Unicorn Since 2020
Led by a team of security industry veterans, BigID allows enterprises to proactively discover, manage, protect, and efficiently use data.
In 2016, Dmitir Sirota and Nimrod Vax formed BigID with a revolutionary approach to data discovery and intelligence. Today, BigID remains as a pioneer in privacy-aware data discovery and intelligence, enabling organizations to truly “know their data.”
BigID reached Unicorn status following their latest funding round in 2020, raising $70mn from lead investors Salesforce Ventures and Tiger Global Management at a valuation of just over $1bn.
Tel Aviv | Cyber | Founded 2015 | Unicorn Since 2020
As one of Israel’s hottest IT companies, and based in the picturesque Sarona neighborhood of Tel Aviv, Cato Networks is composed of a dynamic work environment with R&D, operations, and global marketing.
Cato Networks provides organizations with a cloud-based and secure global SD-WAN to deliver an integrated networking and security platform that securely connects all enterprise locations, people, and data. Since its founding in 2015 by cybersecurity luminary Shlomo Kramer and Gur Shatz, the Cato team has built a converged networking and security cloud platform that is revolutionizing how enterprises connect their sites, mobile users and cloud resources. Read more.
Bnei Brak | FinTech | Founded 2007 | Unicorn Since 2020
As a model of innovation, reinvention and disruption, eToro has taken the FinTech industry by the horns as a world leader in the social trading and investing platform.
By continuously transforming the traditional money management industry, eToro works to open the financial markets to everyone using an array of innovative trading and investment tools. Founded in 2007 by brothers Yoni and Ronen Assia, the financial service strives to reduce dependency on traditional financial institutions.
eToro joined the Unicorn Club in Dec 2020 with a valuation of $2.5bn.
Tel Aviv | FinTech | Founded 2013 | Unicorn Since 2020
Forter is the leader in e-commerce fraud prevention, protecting merchants during each stage of the customer lifecycle. The company’s identity-based fraud prevention solution detects instances of fraud and abuse beyond transactions in real-time, such as attempts at account takeover and return abuse. A team of world-class analysts constantly update Forter’s machine learning solutions with cutting-edge insights and research, ensuring the proprietary algorithms adapt to the latest fraud trends in real-time. As a result, Forter is trusted by Fortune 500 companies, online travel businesses, and fast-growing digital disrupters to deliver exceptional accuracy, a smoother user experience and elevated sales at a much lower cost.
The fraud detection agency attained Unicorn status in December 2020, raising $125mn in a Series E Round. Read more.
Ramat Gan | Revenue Intelligence | Founded 2015 | Unicorn Since 2020
Gong aims high to provide the necessary push sales-teams need to skyrocket.
The revenue intelligence platform enables leading revenue teams to acquire the unfiltered truth about their customer interactions and deals. Launched in 2015 by Amit Bendov and Eilon Reshef, Gong is transforming the way enterprises approach the revenue market.
Gong raised $200mn in August 2020 valuing the company at $2.2bn. The funding was led by Coatue and joined by Index Ventures, Salesforce Ventures and Thrive Capital, with participation from existing investors Battery Ventures, NextWorld Capital, Norwest Venture Partners, Sequoia Capital and Wing Venture Capital. Gong’s total funding raised is now $334 million.
Kiryat Ono | HealthTech | Founded 1999 | Unicorn Since 2020
Innovative incision-less surgery; that is the name of the game among the HealthTech industry, and InSightec is among the leaders.
The fast-growing medical technology developer strives to transform patients’ lives using sound waves instead of scalpels. InSightec, founded by Kobi Vortman in 1999, provides a focused ultrasound technology and magnetic-resonance imaging to precisely treat deep in the brain.
Insightec claimed Unicorn status in March 2020 with a $150mn Series F investment round valuing the company at $1.3bn.
Tel Aviv | Social Gaming | Founded 2012 | Unicorn Since 2020
Moon Active is one of the world’s fastest-growing mobile game startups, and was recently added to the Unicorn list of companies in Israel. Their #1 game, Coin Master, was launched in 2016, and quickly earned its reputation as one of the most interactive social games around. Headquartered in the heart of Tel Aviv, their global team of talents provides entertainment for millions of players across the Universe.
Moon Active strive to unleash their potential and break records every day! They encourage our team members to be bold and make important decisions. Everyone has a huge impact on the bottom line, they solve problems together and play as a team to win. Read more.
In January 2020 Insight Partners took a 10% stake in the company for $125m, valuing the company at $1.25bn.
Kfar Saba | FinTech | Founded 2016 | Unicorn Since 2020
Next Insurance is among the next leaders of online insurance as a simple and affordable service tailored to each customer.
Launched in 2016 by Guy Goldstein and Alon Huri, the duo set out to give businesses coverage they deserve while being absolutely available for any roadblocks that may arise. With over 100,000 business owners trusting Next Insurance with their claims, the online insurance service is making unbelievable insurance a reality.
Next Insurance became a Unicorn in September 2020 with a $250mn Series D Round valuing the company at $2bn. In April 2021 the company closed a $250mn Series E Round valuing the company at $4bn and bringing total funding to $881mn to date.
Tel Aviv | Database Management System | Founded 2011 | Unicorn Since 2020
Redis Labs has realized the evolution of how developers are processing, analyzing, predicting, and taking action on generated data, and works to help such customers achieve transformational outcomes.
Home of Redis, the most popular in-memory database, Redis Labs provides every large enterprise, startup, or government organization the power to use cases such as eCommerce, artificial intelligence, fraud detection, and much more. With offices throughout the world, Ofer Bengal and Yiftach Shoolman founded the service in 2011 to empower builders and innovators to advance their missions through instantly available data.
Redis Labs became a Unicorn is August 2020 following a $100mn Series F Funding round, with Bain Capital Ventures and TCV as lead investors. In April 2021 Redis closed a $110mn Series G Funding round valuing the company at $2bn.
Tel Aviv | Cyber | Founded 2013 | Unicorn Since 2020
The end of cyber-attacks; the end of malware; the end of data loss; these are just a few goals SentinelOne strives to achieve, protecting companies for endpoint, IoT, and cloud.
Through a single platform, the cybersecurity firm prevents, detects, responds and hunts any threat in the context of all enterprises. Tomer Weingarten and Almog Cohen launched SentinelOne in 2013 to allow companies to see what has never been seen before and to control the unknown at machine speed.
SentinelOne attained Unicorn status in February 2020 with a $100mn Series E Round valuing the company at $1.2bn. Just over 6 months later, in November 2020 SentinelOne raised another $267mn at a $3bn valuation.
Tel Aviv | AdTech | Founded 2007 | Unicorn Since 2020
SimilarWeb’s market intelligence solutions provide customers with insights to help them understand, track and grow their digital market share. With the insights from SimilarWeb businesses, agencies, marketers and analysts can benchmark performance against competitors, reveal competitors online strategy, discover new opportunities, identify emerging trends and understand consumer intent and journey.
SimilarWeb has thousands of customers and works with some of the largest global brands including Google, L’Oreal, AirBnb and eBay. Their team is spread across 7 global offices and includes over 350 employees and counting.
SimilarWeb reached Unicorn status in October 2019, SimilarWeb raised $120mn in October 2020 from ION Crossover Partners and Viola Growth, as their latest funding round. Read more.
Ramat Gan | Big Data | Founded 2004 | Unicorn Since 2020
With the ultimate goal to drive meaningful change in the world, Sisense has emerged as a leading actor of big data immersion, providing an AI-driven platform companies can use to make better and quicker decisions.
Sisense offers data analytics software to allow the infusion of analytics across every aspect of a company. The award-winning startup, founded in 2004 by Aviad Harell and Eldad Farkash, is accustomed to praise such as being named one of the “10 Most Innovative IT Ventures” at Under the Radar, as well as one of the most promising startups in Israel, per Globes and The Maker, for several years. Read more.
Sisense joined the Unicorn Club in January 2020 with a $100mn Series F Funding Round.
Tel Aviv | Cyber | Founded 2015 | Unicorn Since 2020
Since its founding in 2015, software-driven businesses have looked to Snyk to better develop and stay secure.
Snyk empowers enterprises to easily build security into their continuous development process through the use of a unique combination of developer-first tooling and security depth. Guy Podjarney and Assaf Hefetz began the team of security and software experts to provide businesses with the best and most efficient experience throughout development.
Since joining the Unicorn Club with a $100mn Series C Investment in Jan 2020, Snyk has closed two more round: a $200m Series D Investment in September 2020 at a valuation of $2.6bn; and a $300mn Series E Investment in March 2021 valuing the company at $4.7bn.
Herzliya | Accounting Software | Founded 2010 | Unicorn Since 2020
Tipalti is where AP automation meets global mass payments, modernizing the most archaic practice within the business world.
More than just technology, the software service approaches their customers knowing that payables are all about people. When founded in 2010, Chen Amit and Oren Zeev believed they could do more for the potential of businesses, and have since backed-up the Hebrew name ‘Tipalti’ which means “We handled it.”
In October 2020, Tipalti raised $150mn from lead investor Durable Capital Partners to attain Unicorn status, and currently holds a value of $2bn.
Tel Aviv | Data Management & Analytics | Founded 2016 | Unicorn Since 2020
Continuing its trajectory as the fastest selling company in storage history, VAST Data acts as an all-flash, scale-out file and object data storage.
The data management firm allows leading organizations are the world to use Universal Storage to eliminate storage tiering and unleash insights on vast reserves of data. Renen Hallak and Shachar Fienblit launched VAST in 2016, providing storage for Life Sciences, Deep Learning, Quantitative Data, and Animation/VFX.
VAST Data, valued at $1.2bn, reached Unicorn status in April 2020 following a funding round of $100mn led by Next47.
Tel Aviv | Auto & Transportation | Founded 2011 | Unicorn Since 2020
Via recognizes that change happens one community at a time, operating in major cities as well as small ones around the globe.
The transportation service transforms the rigid, transit systems into efficient, digital and dynamic networks, taking people where they need to go in quick and affordable fashion. Launched in 2011 by Daniel Ramot and Oren Shovel, Via pairs the best of public transportation with the convenience of a private car.
Raising $200mn in March 2020, credit mostly due to EXOR N.V., Via reached Unicorn status and currently sits at a value of $2.25bn.
Tel Aviv | Digital Health | Founded 2016 | Unicorn Since 2021
K Health offers an optimized solution to the current state of health care, c0onnecting people to data and doctors quickly and effectively.
Realizing that the health care system was in dire need of improvement, the digital health agency provides a high quality, affordable, convenient and discrete health service. Allon Bloch and Adam Singolda launched K Health in 2016, and since have helped over 4 million people access health solutions.
The year 2021 started off optimistic for K Health, as they raised $132mn at a valuation of $1.5bn from lead investors GGV Capital, PICO Venture Partners and Valior Equity Partners, to join the Unicorns.
Tel Aviv | Financial Services | Founded 2018 | Unicorn Since 2021
As a free and easy accounts payable platform for small businesses, Melio prides itself as the simplest way to pay vendors and contractors
Small businesses can us Melio’s service to keep up with business through a B2B experience that saves time and improves cash flow. The trio Matan Bar, Ilan Atias and Ziv Paz began the financial service in 2018, and has since been providing a simple payment workflow that allows companies to focus on their customers.
With an investment of $110mn from Coatue in January 2021, Melio reached Unicorn status at a valuation of $1.3bn.
Ra’anana | Network Cloud | Founded 2015 | Unicorn Since 2021
With a surge in demand for more global connectivity, DriveNets is responding with a cloud-native software to offer CSPs a new way to build networks.
DriveNets is driving and leading the next generation networks with their Network Cloud solution. The software service provides Communication Service Providers (CSPs) with new revenue opportunities as well as lower costs and sustainable growth, even as Internet usage explodes.
Founded in 2015 by Ido Susan and Hillel Kobrinsky, DriveNets works to solve the “data explosion challenge” – one of the biggest challenges for service providers, content providers, public cloud and enterprises. DriveNets acquired a $208mn investment from D1 Capital Partners to begin 2021 as a Unicorn.
Tel Aviv | Cloud Data Protection | Founded 2015 | Unicorn Since 2021
Based in the heart of Tel Aviv, Sarona Market, employees of OwnBackup experience an atmosphere of professional development and learning, while working in dog-friendly offices to eliminate data downtime throughout the world.
OwnBackup is a cloud-to-cloud backup & restoration company, providing secure and automated backups of SaaS data as well as sophisticated data analytics & restoration tools for disaster recovery. The data protection agency covers data loss & corruption caused by human errors, malicious intent, integration errors, and rogue applications.
Co-founded in 2015 by data-recovery, data-protection and information-security experts, OwnBackup has tripled in size each year since, both in revenue and employees. OwnBankup is currently valued at $1.4bn and reach Unicorn status following a $167.5mn funding round from lead investors Insight Partners, Salesforce Ventures and Sapphire Ventures. Read more.
Givatayim | Information Technology & Services | Founded 2001 | Unicorn Since 2021
With offices across the Americas, Europe and Asia Pacific, Earnix has consistently innovated for banks and insurers around the globe since its founding in 2001.
The software company, launched by Sammy Krikler, empowers financial institutions to manage customer data with prices and products that are fast, smarter, and safer. With a systemized, enterprise-wide value, Earnix enables companies to make optimal business decisions and improve their performance.
Earnix attained Unicorn status after their most recent funding round, raising $75mn from lead investor Insight Partners.
Tel Aviv | E-commerce Marketing | Founded 2011 | Unicorn Since 2021
In a customer-centric world, YOTPO is on a mission to build brands with everything they need to succeed.
The marketing firm helps brands accelerate growth by enabling advocacy and maximizing customer lifetime value through user-generated content marketing, referrals and loyalty programs. Tomer Tagrin and Omri Cohen founded YOTPO in 2011, and have since grown a passionate team committed to serving a customer-base spanning the globe.
YOTPO recently raised $200mn at a $1.3bn valuation in late-February 2021, only six months after a $75mn funding round in August 2020.
Ramat Gan | Cloud Security | Founded 2015 | Unicorn Since 2021
Aqua Security has made a splash in the Cloud Security realm, providing fluid security at the speed of DevOps.
Founded in 2015, co-Founders Amir Jerbi and Dror Davidoff recognized the need for a dramatic shift in security to keep up with the inevitable changes in application development and architecture.
Aqua Security’s latest funding round raised $135mn on March 10 from lead investor ION Crossover Partners.
Tel Aviv | Cybersecurity Asset Management | Founded 2017 | Unicorn Since 2021
Axonius works to solve the problem of fragile security among devices, users, and cloud instances.
The security firm has taken it upon themselves to provide customers with optimized and transparent asset inventory and to fill in security holes at the most efficient rate possible thorugh automation. Co-founders Dead Sysman, Ofri Shur and Avidor Bartov built Axonius in 2017, and have since kept up with the growing demand for cybersecurity asset management.
Axonius announced its place as a Unicorn when they raised $100mn at a valuation of $1.2bn in the beginning of March 2021, from Stripes as the lead investor.
Tel Aviv | Cloud Security | Founded 2019 | Unicorn Since 2021
Orca Security acts as an agentless software to better detect and prioritize cloud security risk.
Co-Founders Gil Geron and Avi Shua founded the cloud security entity in 2019 to replace vulnerable assessment tools, with ones that deploy in minutes and applies deep, complete data inspection of data to reduce the amount and impact of security risks.
Orca reached Unicorn status after a funding round of $210mn, from lead investors CapitalG and Redpoint, at a valuation of $1.2bn.
Tel Aviv | Cloud Security | Founded 2020 | Unicorn Since 2021
The cloud security agency lives up to it’s name Wiz – a wizard, an entity with magical abilities.
Founded in 2020 by a team of experienced cyber-wizards, the security platform solves customers’ security problems that seem impossible, changing the industry of cybersecurity as they find the most critical risks, with complete coverage, across any cloud environment.
Wiz raised $130mn at a valuation of $1.7bn in their latest funding round, with Advent Venture Partners as lead investor, to become Israel’s most recent Unicorn to date.
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