The Israeli Beewise hopes to replace the old hives and make them smarter so that bees can be monitored remotely and treated without human contact.read more
GigaSpaces, the provider of InsightEdge, the fastest in-memory real-time analytics and data processing platform, closed a round of funding of $12 million, led by Fortissimo Capital.read more
Fortissimo announced the final closing of its fifth fund, Fortissimo Capital Fund V, with $650 million in commitments from institutional investors in the U.S., Europe and Israel.read more
Kornit Digital, Forttisimo's previous portfolio company is looking for revenue growth, not an exit.read more
Fortissimo Capital Fund sells its holdings in Biological Industries to Sartorius. Sartorius is a leading partner for the biopharmaceutical industry.read more
Fortissimo acquired Sugat, a leading Israeli dry foods manufacturer and importer from a London-based commodities trader ED&F Man Holdings. The acquisition was made via Salt of the Earth.
Vista Equity Partners will merge Starhome with one its portfolio companies, Telarix, which provides business-to-business and OSS/BSS management solutions to improve efficiency and productivity.read more
Solynta raises €16 million in order to continue developing technology to breed new varieties of potatoes with better characteristics for consumers, processors, and farmers.read more
Fortissimo has sold Dip-Tech to Ferro, a global supplier of technology-based functional coatings and color solutions for glass and other substrates, for a purchase price of $80 million.read more
Telrad issued 24% of its share capital in an IPO on TASE, raising NIS 80 million at a company valuation of NIS 340 million. Fortissimo first invested in Telrad in 2004 and increased its holdings in 2009.read more
Fortissimo has sold an additional stake in Kornit for $108 million on Nasdaq. Prior to this offering, Fortissimo held 26.3% of Kornit's share capital. Kornit's share price has increased 75% to date in 2017.read more
Amazon, Kornit's largest customer, is teaming up with Kornit to revolutionize the textile industry. Amazon will buy Kornit's Avalanche machines, ink and other materials for up to $150 million.read more
Kornit completed a lightening offering of 7.5 million shares at $16.50 per share after the close of Nasdaq trading. Kornit's equity value has increased 23-fold since Fortissimo's investment.read more
Dip-Tech will unveil its new printers for architecture and automotive applications. Based on advanced technology, the new printers take digital ceramic in-glass printing to a new level.read more
Critical Comms Magazine spoke with John Yaldwyn, CTO of 4RF, ahead of his speech at the Comms Connect Conference in Sydney. Yaldwyn shared his insights into how to keep SCADA networks secure.read more
One Hour Translation recently expanded its Enterprise offerings to include MyTeam, which allows enterprise clients all the benfits of an in-house translation team without the heavy overheads.read more
4RF has introduced the new SCADA Migration Master Station (MMS). The MMS is an engineering breakthrough for removes the major barriers of upgrading an outdated SCADA radio network.
Kornit seeks to revolutionize the supply chain of the textile industry. The textile market totals $1 trillion annually, but the printed textile market has an annual turnover of only $165 billion.
Fortissimo announced the final closing of its fourth fund, Fortissimo Capital Fund IV, with $470 million in commitments from institutional investors in the U.S., Europe and Israel.read more
Fortissimo has sold its stake in Telit Communications (AIM: TCM) less than a year after investing. The sale comes after the company's boosted its market cap 151% over the last year to £200 million.
Eshbel was placed on the auction block after it had become insolvent. Fortissimo offered NIS 192 million for the company, beating out other contenders like Hilan Tech Ltd. and One Software Technologies.read more
Mach is a leading provider of cloud-based managed communication services worldwide. This acquisition strengthens Starhome's position in the mobile roaming value-added services market.read more
Fortissimo announced the final closing of its third fund, Fortissimo Capital Fund III, with $265 million in commitments from institutional investors in the U.S., Europe and Israel.read more
Afimilk has won a $500 million tender to build milking parlors for 50,000 cows for Mengniu Dairy, China's largest dairy company. Mengniu will use Afimilk's platforms for managing milking routines.read more
Fortissimo has completed the sale of its holdings in AOD Software to Primus Capital for $85 million. Primus Capital is a U.S. based private equity fund with expertise in the healthcare sector.read more
Align Technologies Inc. (Nasdaq: ALGN) has acquired Cadent for $190 million in cash. Cadent and Align plan to jointly develop Align's Invisalign software applications to run on Cadent scanners.read more
SodaStream raised over $109 million in its initial public offering on Nasdaq. Fortissimo invested $8 million in 2007, resulting in a tenfold-plus return on investment in three and a half years.read more
Fortissimo announced the final closing of its second fund, Fortissimo Capital Fund II, with $100 million in commitments from the largest insurance companies, banks and pension funds in Israel.read more
Fortissimo has sold Nur Macroprinters to Hewlett-Packard for $117.5 million. Nur will become part of Hewlett-Packard's imaging and printing group. Fortissimo invested in Nur in October 2005.read more
Fortissimo has launched its investment operations, following a first closing of $60 million. Fortissimo was established by Yuval Cohen, a former General Partner at Jerusalem Venture Partners (JVP).read more