F2 Raises $250M In New Funds, Promotes Maor Fridman to Partner
F2 Raises $250M, Promotes Maor Fridman to Partner
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Yaffa Abadi

November 30, 2020

F2 Releases the First Chapter of ‘Deep Dive: The Psychological Playbook for VCs and Startups’

F2 Venture Capital and Vintage Investment Partners joined forces to create the first-of-its-kind Playbook that aims to transform the way VCs conduct due diligence with regards to startup teams and founder dynamics. Written by Noa Matz, F2 Venture Capital’s startup psychologist and Ben Tytonovich, a Principal at Vintage Investment Partners, the playbook address the evasive task of evaluating founding teams in a way that bypasses the common intuition-driven approach and replaces it with methodological steps and a practical guide to analyze both founder and team personality .

The first chapter, released this month, focuses on ‘Founder Personality,’ establishing what is the ideal resilient founder and key indicators for their detection.

Download and read the playbook


Deep Dive Playbook

Varada Named a Cool Vendor in Data Management by Gartner

The Varada Platform offers the new standard in data virtualization, designed to automatically make large and complex datasets extremely fast and instantly operational for analytics users and apps.

In response to their achievement, Varada CEO Eran Vanounou stated, “we see this recognition among the Cool Vendors in Data Management as a confirmation of our approach to the market and our technical vision for helping organizations achieve their business goals through data virtualization.”

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Zero Networks Announced a Winner of Ciso Choice Awards

This month, Zero Networks was recognized by Security Current’s CISO Choice Awards as the leader in the key technology and business category based on real-world experience.

Zero Network’s award as the best Network Security Solution speaks volumes for their product and their significance in the global security ecosystem.

Read more about the CISO awards

Benny Lakunishok | Founder and CEO

Vanti Analytics Raises $4.5 Million Seed Round for Manufacturing AI

Vanti Analytics, a Junction alumni company, raised a $4.5 million seed round, bringing their funding to a total of $6 million to date. The company provides automated machine learning (AutoML) products designed to help manufacturers without data science backgrounds optimize the production line while maintaining high quality standards. This newest round will enable Vanti Analytics to continue realizing its wide market potential.

Read more about their funding round

Vanti Analytics Team

Salesforce invests in Israel’s AppsFlyer at $2 billion valuation

Another Junction alumnus, AppsFlyer, is receiving an undisclosed investment from Salesforce as part of its series D round valued at $210 million. The round, announced back in January, was led by the American investment firm General Atlantic. AppyFlyer developed a tool that analyzes and measures digital campaigns. It serves over 12,000 customers and is partnered with over 8,000 companies.

Read more about their funding round