ExitValley UK Launches in London
Leading Israeli equity startup crowd investing platform, ExitValley, officially launched in the UK last week with three private events for UK investors. Over 100 professional/sophisticated investors attended the private lunches in Mayfair, where 6 technology startups presented their technologies and investment opportunities.
Known as the ‘Startup Nation’, Israel has produced many of the leading technology companies in the world –in everything from Healthcare to Cyber Security, Agri-tech, Biotech and Fintech to AR/VR and Automotive technology, it is now widely recognised as a global epicentre of innovation.
2016 was a record year for startups in Israel, raising $4.8bn in venture funding which saw exits worth $9.2bn. ExitValley CEO, Yaniv Shiryon successful entrepreneur and investor, said
Yaniv Shiyron | ExitValley CEO
“Israel’s investment opportunity is no longer an exclusive ‘closed shop’ for the select few, Crowd investing has changed the financial landscape, and startups can now seamlessly raise capital from the full community of investors.
Our new dynamic UK platform allows the crowd to co-invest alongside seasoned professionals and institutions, providing everyone with a great way to reap the potential rewards this asset class has to offer”
“Israel is the leading, largest most promising investment hub outside of the United States” – Warren Buffet
Worldwide equity crowdfunding grew 182 percent to $1.1 billion in 2016, and this trend is expected to continue due to evolving crowdfunding legislation worldwide.
Max Radford | MD ExitValley UK
“Our success in Israel over the past twenty-four months has emboldened our management team who themselves come from startup technologies and successful exits. Our journey to the launch here in London has been one of excitement, challenge, hard work and resolve, and we now embark on our mission to provide UK investor with access early-stage investment opportunities in Israel’s Hi-Tech ecosystem.
In launching ExitValley UK, we look to match the success of our achievements in Israel by showcasing investment opportunities in the ‘Startup Nation’s’ innovative companies on our platform, and bringing the best of Israel’s world-renowned technology to the financial capital of Europe”
EV’s ever-growing investment community is open to everyone. It ranges from the everyday investor to Business Angels, HNW’s, Family Offices and Venture Capitalists who can now all come together and co-invest in early-stage companies from the ‘Innovation Nation’.
You can find out more information about ExitValley and the investment opportunities in Israeli technology startups, by visiting exitvalley.co.uk.