September Newsletter

A Few Thoughts on BreezoMeter ?

“From the moment we met BreezoMeter co-founders Ran Korber and Emil Fisher at an accelerator event in late 2014, we became believers in a market that was nascent. Eight years later, it is hard to contain our excitement for what Ran and Emil have achieved, and what they will still accomplish.” Read more about our thoughts regarding BreezoMeter’s exit, teams, culture, mission, timing, product and investors…

Featuring Dotan Bar Noy of Authomize ?

In this month’s Founder Spotlight episode, we chatted with Dotan Bar Noy, the co-founder and CEO of Authomize, which monitors identities, access privileges, assets, and activities, to secure apps and cloud services. In the conversation Dotan discussed Authomize’s ideation process, how to stand out in a crowded market, being a “must” vs. a “nice-to-have”, and more. Watch it now:

Watch the Recording of Our PMF Event ?

Missed our recent event with AWS on “Product Market Fit in Enterprise SaaS”? Click below to watch the recording of the panel moderated by Entrée’s Eran Bielski and featuring Amir Orad (CEO, Sisense), Iris Shoor (Director of Product, LinkedIn), Adi Sharabani (CTO, Snyk), and Sagi Gidali (Co-Founder & CGO, Perimeter81):

Entrée Portfolio Updates ??

?‍? Amplication (Israel Fund III) released v1.0, the production-ready version of their backend development platform.

 

⚓ Anchor (Israel Fund III) announced its partnership with the CalCPA, the largest statewide professional association of CPAs in the U.S.

 

BreezoMeter (Israel Fund I) which monitors and reports on air quality, was acquired by Google.

 

Broadlume (Global Fund II) announced its $60m Series C fundraise and rebrand.

 

Carma (Global Fund III) announced a new one-year partnership with Sydney FC, becoming the A-League football club’s Official Used Car Dealership Partner.

 

?? Classiq (Israel Fund III) extended its Series B to $49M and opened offices in Japan and Europe.

 

Empathy (Israel Early Growth I) was named finalist in Fast Company’s Innovation by Design awards alongside apps by Google and Nike.

 

Figures (Global Fund III) raised €6.8M and announced its Dutch expansion plans.

 

?? HiBob (Israel Early Growth I) acquired Portuguese company Bugle and set up European tech hub and R&D center in Lisbon.

 

Kippa (Global Fund III) announced $8.4M in new funding with an oversubscribed seed round.

 

Mesh Payments  (Israel Early Growth I) closed a $60M Series C financing round as demand for its corporate spend offering surges.

 

Perimeter81 (Israel Early Growth I) moved its Israel headquarters to the iconic United Kibbutz Movement building in Tel Aviv.

 

SensiAi (Israel Early Growth I) and Classiq (Israel Fund III) were named in Calcalist’s Top10 startups to watch.

? What we're reading

? What we're reading

Tony Fadell led teams that created the iPod, iPhone, and Nest Learning Thermostat and learned enough in 30+ years in Silicon Valley about leadership, design, startups, Apple, Google, decision-making, mentorship, devastating failure, and unbelievable success to fill an encyclopedia. So that’s what this book is. An advice encyclopedia. A mentor in a box. Written for anyone who wants to grow at work—from young grads navigating their first jobs to CEOs deciding whether to sell their company—Build is full of personal stories, practical advice and fascinating insights into some of the most impactful products and people of the 20th century.

? What we're watching

? What we're watching

In this fireside chat at Calcalist’s Mind the Tech Conference in New York, SeatGeek CEO Jack Groetzinger (an Entrée Capital portfolio company) and Entrée’s Avi Eyal share insights about their experiences in the tech world.

 

“…With companies that are going after large competitors or big incumbents,” says Avi, “it’s just a matter of the TAM and trying to understand that they have the ability to carve out a niche, and importantly, making sure that they stay under the radar for as long as possible so that by the time that they come out (of stealth) they have more to defend themselves.”

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