Israel High Tech is on Fire - You can participate too

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Published on April 6, 2014

Author: iangels_co



With close to 4,000 innovative companies emerging in Israel and several high-profile exits such as Viber, Waze and Wix, “Startup Nation” has received increased attention from hi-tech heavyweights. Until now, however, it has been extremely difficult for investors worldwide to participate due to remote access and a lack of guidance. Mor and Shelly will take you through the trends and industry dynamics making Israeli high tech an attractive asset class and will then present you with the opportunity to join the exclusive network of Israel’s leading angels in their early stage investing activities.


2011 2012 2013 Source: PwC, Globes, IVC, publicly available information Israel High Tech is on Fire Israel’s tech industry producing strong returns for investors 100 companies - $5bn 81 companies - $10bn 80 companies - $7bn

Israel invests about 4.3% of its GDP in R&D, the highest ratio of any country in the world Average amount invested in Israeli high tech a year in the world for highest density of technology startups per capita with 3,500-4,000 active startups1 in the world for technological patents per capita venture funding per capita than in the US, 30x Europe, 850x China nobel laureates since 2002 – the 5th highest total of any country during that period in the world for highest ratio of engineers per capita Interesting Facts About the “Startup Nation” Did you know that… 6 Source: IVC, KPMG, publicly available information (1) out of which ~2,000 have been funded $2billion

Source: Israel’s Ministry of Industry, Trade and Labor Northern Region Jerusalem Region Southern Region Haifa Region Tel Aviv Haifa Tel Aviv Jerusalem Be’er Sheva Significant Presence of Global Technology Companies Top Global Technology companies feel comfortable to buy in Israel

First VC investment outside of the US, employing 1,100 Israelis First R&D facility outside the US, employing 600 Israelis First R&D facility outside the US Motorola's Israel facility is the company‘s largest development center worldwide, employing 1,000 Israelis Intel has 4 R&D facilities and 2 manufacturing centers in Israel, employing 7,000 Israelis Google opened two R&D centers in Israel First R&D facility outside the US Has eight major R&D facilities in Israel (Indigo, Scitex, Mercury, Nur and others), employing 6,000 Israelis Three acquisitions of Snaptu, and Onavo with the latter establishing first R&D center in Israel Company Number of R&D Employees in Israel Sector Cisco 1,000+ Software Applied Materials 1,000 Capital Equipment SAP 800 Software Freescale 570 Semiconductors GE (Healthcare) 400 Medical Equipment Growing number of R&D centers has made Israel a prime M&A market for strategic buyers ~300 foreign companies have established R&D centers in Israel, employing over 50,000 personnel Source: IVC, KPMG, publicly available information Significant Presence of Global Technology Companies

Israel High Tech Landscape Source: Publicly available information Israel Leadership in Software Enterprise Leader in billing, revenue, customer and work force management software applications Intent based and corporate surveillance software for a wide range of industries “Big data”, data management, mining and control Security World leader in firewall development, management and control Privileged identity management and network access control Innovative methods to control and track documents Security risk compliance management systems Financial Electronic platforms and software products for derivatives and forex trading Software for management and optimization of insurance and reinsurance companies Digital wallet and electronic payment applications Mobile Device management, mobile virtualization and testing Contextual marketing delivery platforms, idle screen management and push messaging software and applications Variety of VOIP applications and platforms SaaS Project management and internal business unit collaboration software Network virtualization, proof of concept demos and recovery simulation ERP testing, implementation and upgrades

Israel High Tech Landscape Source: Publicly available information Israel Leadership in Other High Tech Sectors Comm Tech IP service optimization and Deep Packet Inspection (DPI) technology Application delivery and application security solutions High performance Flash SSD storage applications and memory modems High definition video up-linking technology Semis and Electronics Interconnect products for telecom infrastructure equipment Ethernet network processors and network processing chips LTE baseband chipsets Advanced driver assistance technology, wireless charging , touch screen technologies and video networking equipment Licensing silicon intellectual property (SIP) Motion Sensor Companies Advanced 2D and 3D machine vision technologies and motion sensor technologies Touch free interfaces for consumer electronics Both hardware and software applications/solutions OTT Technology Wireless high-definition interface (WHDI) chipsets, modules, and reference designs Cloud-based DVRs and OTT Video solutions Telco-grade infrastructure specifically for HDTV cloud streaming services

Source: IVC Research Center, Thomson Reuters, Publicly available information IPO (Public Markets) Private Equity Growth / Crossover Funds Corporate Venture Capital Venture Capital Israeli Foreign Angel/ Micro VCs (Seed) Angels Micro VCs Accelerators  Zohar Gilon  Yossi Vardi  Gigi Levy  Yariv Gilat  David Assia  Tal Barnoach  Rami Lipman  Zohar Zisapel, Yehuda Zisapel  Yair Goldfinger  Mori Arkin  Guy Gamzu  Moshe Lichtman  Rafi Gidron  Office of the Chief Scientist  Inimity  LY Ventures  Startup Factory  AfterDox  2B Angels  WeKix  EISP 8200  Dreamit Israel  Google Israel Entrepreneurship Center  Microsoft Windows Azure Accelerator  Innodo  Nielsen Innovate $90,000,000 Nov-2011 $117,000,000 Feb-2007 $400,000,000 Feb-2007 $78,000,000 Nov-2006 $142,000,000 Oct-2004 $106,800,000 Oct-2007 $47,500,000 Oct-2006 Israel High Tech Funding Overview Funding Overview

The Challenge Great early stage investment opportunities in Israel but only a limited pool of investors Angels Closed and exclusive angel network receiving all the early stage deal flow and enjoying the benefits Private Investors Highly difficult for investors worldwide to participate in this asset class due to remote access and no professional guidance Startups Abundant exciting investment opportunities coming out of “Startup Nation”

iAngels - Empowering the next generation of angel investing Opening up Israel’s closed early stage ecosystem to “non-insiders” through a premium online angel investing platform that combines: Allowing private investors to invest in Israeli startups in a managed, structured and transparent way by following leading angels The Solution

Why Invest with iAngels Key Highlights Highlights Description Investing in Israel Tech can be lucrative Israel is the “Startup Nation” with many exciting high tech investment opportunities providing significant investment returns year over year Current trends make it attractive to invest in early stage Israeli high tech Coinvestment with professional angels iAngels coinvests with leading angels and thought leaders of the Israeli high-tech industry All investment opportunities are sourced from active lead investors that have made a substantial monetary and personal commitment towards the portfolio company All our lead angels have strong operational backgrounds and investment track records providing invaluable added value to the portfolio companies Compelling value proposition Access to an attractive inaccessible asset class Social investing promotes transparency, increases connectivity, and leverages the wisdom of crowds Premium product enhances and simplifies startup investing 1 2 3

2014 expected to be a record year with a significant IPO pipeline Investing in Israel Tech Can be Lucrative Number and size of exits in Israel are increasing 2014 Notable Exits YTD IPO Pipeline 1

Coinvestment with Professional Angels Our exclusive angel network provides and prescreens all the investment opportunities Due to their reputation for repeated success, they get first dibs on almost all the early stage deal flow in the Israeli market. No other equity crowdfunding platform in the world has this kind of visibility into the Israel early stage investing scene. 2 Our lead angels are chosen based on Proven track record and exit history Years of operational and transactional experience Proprietary deal flow Thought leadership and expertise in certain sectors Added value to portfolio companies The angels choose us because of Longstanding relationships over many years Many of our angels share our vision and have invested directly in iAngels An efficient way to bring many investors into the company with one vehicle representing them all

With a limited capital commitment, you can create your own VC portfolio of Israeli startups backed by prominent angel investors and VCs – the typical amount required to invest in 1 startup or 10% of the amount required to invest in 1 VC fund Invest Alone Invest in a VC Fund Ability to Choose Diversification Access to Curation Investments Opportunities Compelling value proposition Enjoy the best of all worlds 3 Alternatives for a Private Investor Crowd Funding

The iAngels Team Strong management from diverse technological and business backgrounds Mor Assia Founding Partner Amdocs Corporate Strategy & Development Associate SAP Technology Business Development Associate IBM Global Business Services, Strategy team MBA, Columbia University, NY BA in Mathematics and Computer Science, Technion Shelly Hod Moyal Founding Partner Goldman Sachs Investment Banker Avenue Capital Research Analyst UBS Financial Advisor MBA Candidate, Kellogg Recanati BA (Summa Cum Laude) in Economics, Hunter Mirella Levy Tawil CMO and Associated Partner Net Group Media Founder 888 Advertising Director Europe and Latin America BA, in International Relations, UDLA Speaks English, Hebrew, Spanish, Italian and French David Paluy CTO Conduit Consultant and Team Mentor Ezov Ltd. Founder and Consultant Oktako Co-Founder MBF Hedge Fund Co-Founder Software Engineer at NDS TI BSc in Computer Science, Hadassah Jerusalem College

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