For more than 30 years the venture capital ecosystem was the driving force behind the incredible innovation explosion that gave us the internet, the smartphone, social networks, and the entire brave new world that we live in. Though we are witnessing rapid changes in growth and scale stage companies — reaching liquidity and scaling through global markets — the early-stage investment scene is left behind because of the following:
VIVA Investment Partners AG (VIP), a leading multi-manager investment platform headquartered in Zurich with offices in Athens and London, and AnD Ventures Fund LP (AnD), an innovative Israeli venture capital fund based in Herzliya, have created a Partnership to scale AnD’s new model of venture capital harnessing their networks and expertise, and have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU).
This agreement aligns VIP and AnD in promoting AnD Ventures’ innovative “Studio” concept for start-up growth companies operating in a range of technologically driven industries. The Studio provides investee companies with a suite of services, all designed to improve their own…
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With massive viewership, promising technologies, dedicated professional teams, and consistent growth, Esports is on the rise. We’ve always had our heroes, those whose deeds and accomplishments acted as the torchlight into the halls of our own dreams and aspirations. Where traditional play was limited by the imagination of those involved, the digital play has evolved.
Dr. Philip Zimbardo, An American Psychologist, and Professor Emeritus at Stanford believe that heroism is a “universal attribute of human nature,” not something reserved for a special few. …
Lax regulations, opportunity-seeking of private capital and early market rebound following COVID-19 contributed to the unprecedented rise of the SPAC in 2020. However, the trend seems to have slowed at the beginning of 2021, possibly signaling a return to “traditional” VC models
Guest Contributor at Geektime / 24 Jun 2021
2020 will largely be remembered as the year of COVID-19 — from the global health crisis to the countless economic and social issues that followed. However, to millions of investors, 2020 will also be remembered as the year of the SPAC. Indeed, thanks to the rising awareness and understanding of…
Israel-based AnD Ventures just launched with a seed fund of $50 Million! In this episode, Philip chats with their Managing Partner, Lee Moser, about the world of Venture Capital funds and High-tech in Israel. Tune in and enjoy!
Philip Stein Podcast with Lee Moser [Transcript]
Lee Moser- managing partner of AnD Ventures, a former partner at iAngels and former chief of staff of the Israeli ambassador in Washington D.C, MBA graduate from Northwestern University.
Stein: you are the managing partner of AnD…
AnD Ignite Tokyo is a unique & powerful joint venture aimed at bridging Israeli technology and the Japanese market, naming Mizuho Bank, Ltd. as a strategic partner.
26th, May, 2021 — — Ignition Point (Japan), AnD Ventures (Israel), and Kaito Consulting Services (Israel) announced today a new joint venture: AnD Ignite Tokyo
AnD Ignite Tokyo is a unique platform providing Japanese corporations an innovative new approach accelerating top Israeli and Japanese startups, using corporate battle-tested methodologies, adjusting those technologies to the Japanese market needs, and nourishing both the Israeli and Japanese ecosystems.
In parallel, the joint venture will assist early-stage…
Not just in the history books, but the current global circumstances show as well, perhaps counterintuitively, that crisis periods hold a great opportunity for investors. Several major firms were first established during crises, including General Motors, Trader Joe’s, Microsoft, and Apple. Tech Unicorns also embarked during crises, such as WhatsApp, Uber, Airbnb, Cloudera, and Spotify, founded during the 2007 financial crisis. These startups are amongst 10 global tech firms founded in crises that we collected data on, which shows that their current average valuation stands at an astonishing $31.7B.
Despite the hardships crises entail, global trends in successful ventures during…
From its inception, it was clear to all partners at AnD Ventures, that our community is a fundamental part of our existence.
With this understanding in mind, we envisioned harnessing our founders, investors, and corporate partners, to do good for our immediate community.
We are excited to share that we have started 2021 with a breath of fresh air!
Today we are officially launching our AnD GIVE platform — which provides us a multitude of innovative possibilities for ourselves, as well as our immediate community to help others and do good for our extended community in Israel.
Through AnD GIVE…