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OurCrowd Named Most Active Venture Investor in Israel by PitchBook


Largest in Israel since 2016 with over 30 deals

a leading global equity crowdfunding platform has been named the most
active venture capital investor in Israel in
a ranking published
by Seattle-based market research company
PitchBook Data, Inc.

"Achieving our mission over the first few years makes all of us
extremely proud, but we also believe strongly that this milestone is
just the beginning," said OurCrowd CEO Jon Medved. "Our worldwide
platform has expanded rapidly and consistently year-on-year, our
business model grows stronger all the time, and we continue to
successfully deliver bigger and better opportunities. The unique value
and network effect of the OurCrowd platform enables us to drive the
global tech ecosystem and strive to remain Israel's most active venture
capital investor."

PitchBook examined the number of deals in Israel in which each venture
capital firm took part in since the beginning of 2016. OurCrowd took
part in over 30 deals during that period.

Other Israeli venture funds on the PitchBook list, many of which
OurCrowd has invested alongside in include Magma Venture Partners,
Pitango Venture Capital, and Vertex Ventures Israel, who all shared
second place with 17 investments each. Next on the list were Jerusalem
Venture Partners and San Francisco-based angel group Keiretsu Forum with
16 deals, Maniv Mobility Fund, in which OurCrowd partnered as a
significant LP, life sciences-focused fund Pontifax, and Tel Aviv-based
crowdfunding platform iAngels with 14 deals, Menlo Park-headquartered
Bessemer Venture Partners, Israel-based StageOne Ventures and Tel
Aviv-based Aleph Venture Capital with 13 deals. New York-headquartered
venture capital firm OrbiMed Advisors LLC closed the list with 12

So far in 2018, Israeli startups have raised approximately $1.4 Billion
Dollars in nearly 200 deals, which amount to about 68% of the total
capital raised last year, according to PitchBook data. Among the largest
investments made in Israel since the beginning of the year are Landa
Digital Printing's $300 million deal and Trax Image Recognition's $125
million deal, both announced in June, and eToro Group Ltd.'s $100
million announced in March.

About OurCrowd: OurCrowd is the leading global equity
crowdfunding platform for accredited investors. Managed by a team of
seasoned investment professionals and led by serial entrepreneur Jon
Medved, OurCrowd vets and selects opportunities, invests its own
capital, and brings companies to its accredited membership of global
investors. OurCrowd provides post-investment support to its portfolio
companies, assigns industry experts as mentors, and takes board seats.
The OurCrowd community consists of almost 25,000 accredited investors
from over 150 countries. OurCrowd has raised over $750M and invested in
160 portfolio companies and funds. To join OurCrowd as an accredited
investor visit
and click "Join."

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