July Newsletter

Featuring Sagi Gidali of Perimeter81

In this episode, we chatted with Sagi Gidali, the co-founder and CGO (Chief Growth Officer) of Perimeter 81, which radically simplifies cybersecurity with the world’s first Cybersecurity Experience (CSX) Platform. In the conversation Sagi discussed why he and his co-founder decided to sell a profitable business and start over with a new one, how understanding global trends led them to hone in on their PMF, and the importance of understanding data and metrics in every aspect of a company.

 

Entrée Capital named as top 10 EMEA seed fund 🏆

Entrée is proud to be named in Dealroom.co’s “Investor Ranking” report as one of 10 most prominent EMEA seed funds (the only 🇮🇱 Israel fund in the top 10). Entrée also tops the list of EMEA seed funds with four exited unicorn co’s invested at seed: CazooRiskified, monday.com, and Glovo! Check out the full report below:

Product Market Fit (PMF) in Enterprise SaaS: The Playbook 🎯

On September 21st, join Entrée Capital to learn about PMF in Enterprise SaaS from Amir Orad (CEO, Sisense), Iris Shoor (Director of Product, LinkedIn), Adi Sharabani (CTO, Snyk), and Sagi Gidali (Co-Founder & CGO, Perimeter81) with opening remarks by David Roldán, Jr, (Head of Startup Business Development – EMEA at Amazon Web Services).

11 Tips for Effective Design Partnerships 🔥

Building, managing, and implementing effective design partnerships can impact the trajectory of your startup and can ultimately help “make or break” your product. In our newest blog, we share some tips to succeed with early-stage design partners. These 11 tips were compiled based on advice from investors, founders, and design partners:

Entrée Portfolio Updates 📣👏

🤝 Authomize (Israel Fund II) partnered with Privileged Access Management (PAM) leader Delinea to expand cloud entity security controls.

 

🚜 Blue-White Robotics (Israel Fund II) integrates Hailo’s AI microprocessor into its kit to transform agricultural vehicles into self-driving machines.

 

🚌 Bookaway (Israel Early Growth I) acquires LATAM leading transport management system (TMS) Sisrog and launches TMS (SeatOS) for APAC.

 

🏅 Classiq (Israel Fund III) was designated as a Cool Vendor in Quantum Computing by Gartner.

 

💪 Darrow (Israel Early Growth I) co-founder and CTO Gila Hayat was nominated in VentureBeat’s 2022 Women in AI awards.

 

🧬 Eleven Therapeutics (Israel Fund III) raised $22 million, including from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation.

 

♥️ Empathy (Israel Early Growth I) partnered with Bestow, a leading life-insurance company to extend their support to beneficiaries.

 

🏆 Kooply (Israel Fund III), Sensi.ai (Israel Early Growth I), and Classiq (Israel Fund III) were all named in TheMarker’s annual ranking of the top 20 tech startups in Israel.

 

💵 Prospa (Global Fund I) launched its new “Line of Credit” product, taking a further step towards finance solutions for small businesses.

 

✨ Stash (Global Fund I) joined Next Chapter, an organization helping formerly incarcerated individuals find opportunities for high-paying jobs.

 

🏢 Swapp (Israel Fund II) named in Sifted’s ranking of top proptech startups to follow.

📚 What we're reading

📚 What we're reading

They say you shouldn’t ask your mom whether your business is a good idea, because she loves you and will lie to you. In The Mom Test: How to Talk to Customers & Learn If Your Business Is a Good Idea When Everyone Is Lying to You, Rob Fitzgerald helps answer the question “Why do teams so often fail to understand customers?” (Read more about it via this 10-part (Hebrew) thread by Entrée Capital investor Nir Sabato)

🎤 Take a listen

🎤 Take a listen

🎙 Netflix vs. HBO. Nike vs. Adidas. Business is war. Sometimes the prize is your wallet or your attention. Sometimes, it’s just the fun of beating the other guy. The outcome of these battles shapes what we buy and how we live. David Brown’s podcast, Business Wars gives you the unauthorized, real story of what drives these companies and their leaders, inventors, investors and executives to new heights – or to ruin.

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