iAngels: Invested in Making the Israeli Startup Market Thrive

If you’re a smart investor or just tech savvy, you are probably curious about the Israeli startup scene. There is no doubt that the startup ecosystem in Israel is amongst the most successful in the world, so if you are interested in either investing, or just learning more about what’s going on here, keep reading! […]

iAngels named by Entrepreneur Magazine as a top 10 Finance company to watch

From funding to savings, these brilliant companies create solutions that move people and companies forward. 1. Danish Ventures has created a fund that targets design-focused but scalable companies solving some of the world’s biggest problems. 2. Users of Qapital, a personal savings app, set spending rules for themselves. When they break those rules, money is […]

iAngels Democratizes Israeli High-Tech For Global Investors

Israelis are among the smartest in the entire world. I recently wrote about UpWest Labs, a venture fund in the Silicon Valley that scouts out the best entrepreneurs in Israel, invests in them, and brings them to the Valley. They are smart investors. They spend hundreds of hours researching the teams and entrepreneurs they ultimately invest […]

Israel and Berlin: A great combination for success in global competition

A few months ago, in preparation for my post “Off to Silicon Wadi”, I did some research on the Israeli startup scene. The startup-relevant facts and figures I turned up on Israel – and especially on Tel Aviv – were downright amazing. The Israelis are hot on the heels of Silicon Valley. Berlin is rather far […]

What does it mean to be a Momtrepreneur?

Imagine waking up 6 a.m., feeding and dressing yourself, your toddlers (and your husband), preparing lunch for everyone, and then speaking with investors from Asia and entrepreneurs from Israel in the car as your youngest child complains that her “powdered” chocolate milk “just doesn’t cut it” in the back seat. Entrepreneurship leaves little time for […]

Crowdfunding Site iAngels Raises $14M for Israeli Startups

Israel is a hotbed for tech startups, but it is also a tight knit community where a small number of local investors have access to the best deals. Enter  iAngels Crowd Ltd., an investing network founded by Mor Assia and Shelly Hod Moyal, two women who have taken their knowledge of Israel and their international […]

Artbit Selected as Best App by Tech Cocktail

Welcome to 2016, where technology is advanced, responses are immediate, information is readily available…and we are lazy. Now don’t get me wrong – I love lazy. I respect lazy. And I think lazy is highly underrated. Thanks to current technology I can video call, text, message, call, email, snap, tag, tweet and more, all from […]

What To Know Before Co-Investing

One of my investors candidly asked me recently, “Shelly, if I have an opportunity to invest with people I’ve just met, how do I avoid getting screwed over?” This is a good question; for most investors interested in startups, co-investing is the de facto way to invest. Just like you scrutinize the entrepreneur, the technology and the […]

iAngels Partners With NFX Guild to Fund Top Startups

iAngels, the angel investing network that grants private investors access to exclusive early-stage Israeli technology companies alongside leading angels and venture funds, announced today that it will invest in NFX Guild’s Winter 2016 class of handpicked companies.  With this announcement, iAngels’ investment community members can each participate by investing a minimum of $50,000 into this […]