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Israel’s maturing cybersecurity startup ecosystem
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Israel’s maturing cybersecurity startup ecosystem

It often feels like half of the new security startups that receive funding are from Israel. As YL Ventures’ Yoav Leitersdorf and Ofer Schreiber wrote last month, investments in Israeli cybersecurity startups increased to $1.4 billion last year, with average seed rounds of $4.7 million, up 30.5% from 2018. I spent some time on the…

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Israel’s cybersecurity startup scene spawned new entrants in 2019
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Israel’s cybersecurity startup scene spawned new entrants in 2019

Yoav Leitersdorf Contributor Yoav Leitersdorf is the Silicon Valley-based Managing Partner at YL Ventures, where he accelerates cybersecurity startups in the U.S. market. More posts by this contributor Ofer Schreiber Contributor Ofer Schreiber is partner and head of Israel Office at YL Ventures, where he seeds and accelerates cybersecurity startups. More posts by this contributor…

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Israel’s Netanyahu wins ruling party leadership vote – Breitbart
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Israel’s Netanyahu wins ruling party leadership vote – Breitbart

Jerusalem (AFP) – Embattled Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu declared a “huge” victory Friday, after winning a leadership primary that ensures he will lead his right-wing Likud party into March elections. Israel’s longest-serving premier, who faces a corruption indictment and a third general election in twelve months, was expected to beat rival Gideon Saar but…

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