Top 15 Startups in Israel to watch out for in 2021

Anik Banerjee Anik Banerjee Pratyusha Srivastava Pratyusha Srivastava
Sep 1, 2021 9 min read
Top 15 Startups in Israel to watch out for in 2021

Israel is one of the brightest startup hubs around the world. When we think about technology or startups, our minds venture to the Silicon Valley of North Carolina, the cradle of some of the major world's startups like Facebook and Apple. However, what many are not familiar with is the fact that Israel is also counted among the world's top startup hubs.

It has a high level of entrepreneurship and numerous great, innovative minds. According to the recent records, Israel has more than 3p technical companies whose round off is over $1 Billion.

As per facts, Israel has the highest number of startups per capita across the world. Furthermore, Israel provides all kinds of facilities required for the beginning of startups such as investors, accelerators, incubators, funding, and every other resource. With its systematic outlines and resources, Israel has become an enormous startup hub.

Israel has won several expansions and acknowledgment for its incredible growth over fintech, cybersecurity, and artificial intelligence. Since the year 2017, Israel has been raised to 17% in the net value and proceeds. In this article, we present you with some of the top startups available in Israel that are proven to be an absolute success. Let's get started.

Prospera Technologies
Waze
Tailor Brands
Guesty
Perimeter 81
Tomorrow.io
OrCam
Intuition Robotics
MyHeritage
Fiverr
Flytrex
Brayola
Cato Networks
Gong.io
AccessiBe
FAQ

Prospera Technologies

Founder - Daniel Koppel, Raviv Itzhaky, Shimon Shpiz

Founding year - 2014

Annual revenue - $9.6 million

Prospera Website
Prospera Website

The very prominent agricultural technical based startup, Prospera Technologies, work together with artificial intelligence and substantial data. It analyzes and studies its customer's farming data to improve and optimise the greenhouse production system and digital farming methods.

Prospera Technologies also works to improve the quality of row crops with varying irrigation levels and further steps to automatize the management of crops.

Waze

Founder - Ehud Shabtai, Amir Shinar, and Uri Levine

Founding year - 2008

Annual revenue - $37.7 million

Waze Website
Waze Website

The GPS navigation app Waze was an Israeli startup when it was acquired by Google in a whopping 1.1 billion dollars deal in 2013, one of the biggest Google acquisitions. Waze didn't receive much appreciation in the beginning, but it ultimately found its way to success. People didn't even consider Israel for building a consumer brand that would thrive. However, Waze proved its ability, and now it leads several other brands for this purpose.

Tailor Brands

Founder - Nadav Shatz, Tom Lahat, Yali Saar

Founding year - 2014

Annual revenue - $52.7 million

Tailor Brands Website
Tailor Brands Website

The very distinguished in-demand service, Tailor Brands is an automated logo and branding-based startup. It aims to support small businesses with their branding needs and offers tailor-made branding and logo design services to fulfill them.

Tailor Brands is famous as the world's first AI-powered branding and logo design platform, which also leverages other cutting-edge technologies like Big data.


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Guesty

Founder - Amaid Soto & Koby Soto

Founding year - 2013

Annual revenue - $34.8 million

Guesty Website
Guesty Website

Guesty, the well-known company for property management simplifies the aspects of the basic requirements of these companies. It works by offering certain deals and solutions that are necessarily required for short term rental businesses.

It has scored pretty well in the market and has raised more than $25 million and ready to reach more heights with its developing strategies and funding through appropriate sources.

Perimeter 81

Founder - Amit Bareket, Sagi Gidali

Founding year - 2018

Annual revenue - $24.7 million

Perimeter 81 Website
Perimeter 81 Website

The promising technology-based startup, Perimeter 81 strives to improve the network security for its customers. The company offers a range of services to its customers that helps them easily access their network with added Cloud security, mainly for the network environments, on-site resources, and different SaaS applications.

Perimeter 81 believes in the modernization of the networks. Furthermore, it also concentrates on making connectivity a secure option for smooth and easy corporate access through several VPN features.

Tomorrow.io

Founder - Shimon Elkabetz, Rei Goffer and Itai Zlotnik

Founding year - 2016

Annual revenue - $31.7 million

ClimaCell or Tomorrow.io, the name which the Israeli startup was rebranded in April 2021, is a Weather Intelligence Platform founded in Israel in 2016. The startup, which now has its headquarters in Boston, Massachusetts, United States, is based on weather technology that works by blending data from the Weather-of-Things with the help of the cutting-edge technologies of the present. This data is extracted from different sources such as connected automobiles, cell towers, and methods of traditional weather data.

Tomorrow.io looks after plenty of companies of different genres such as industries of sports, aviation, logistics, drones, construction, energy, and many more. The report from Tomorrow.io ensures improved operations, minimum risk of weather-induced disasters, and maintaining safety around the workplaces. Tomorrow.io has always been well-known for its work and is counted among the leading startups.

OrCam

Founder - Prof. Amnon Shashua and Mr. Ziv Aviram

Founding Year - 2010

Annual Revenue - $10 million

The very prominent startup, OrCam is built by the same person who developed Mobileye (driver visual assistance startup based in Jerusalem). OrCam works with the technology to help visually impaired or blind people. It invented a wearable device, MyEye 2.0, which provides audio for blind people, which enables them to perform independently. OrCam is a unique and promising startup that always results in bringing innovative products and services, capable of ushering a benevolent future guided by technology.


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Intuition Robotics

Founders - Dor Skuler, Itai Mendelsohn, Roy Amir

Founding Year - 2015

Annual Revenue - $12.5 million

Intuition Robotics Website
Intuition Robotics Website

Intuition Robotics is a Raman Gan-based company that looks after the development of social tech companies to enrich the lives of older people. Intuition Robotics is widely known for ElliQ, a part-table computer, and part-robot, designed to empower senior citizens and let them not feel lonely. The friendly table robot suggests interesting digital and physical activities to the elderly people and urges them to take part in them in order to stay active and engaged with their friends, family, and with life overall. Intuition Robotics works with the brightest and most innovative minds on several missions and projects and leaves a great impact on society.

MyHeritage

Founder - Gilad Japhet

Founding Year - 2003

Annual Revenue - $133 million

MyHeritage is a famous online ancestry platform that provides you with the facility to upload photos, create family trees and search historical documents. It was founded by an entrepreneur and genealogist Gilad Japhet in 2003. He began his career from a small room in Bnei Atarot, a rural moshav. MyHeritage is a self-funded startup and was widely recognised, which is why it was acquired by the leading private equity firm, Francisco Partners in February 24, 2021.

Fiverr

Founder - Micha Kaufman and Shai Wininger

Founding Year - 2010

Annual Revenue - $189.51 million

Fiverr Website
Fiverr Website

One of the biggest freelance service marketplaces in the world made for entrepreneurs Fiverr provides freelance employment to many entrepreneurs at varying rates across the globe. Fiverr is now used by around 850,000 freelancers and 5.5 million businesses across 160 countries. The company has its headquarters in Tel Aviv-Yafo, Israel, and has already witnessed a global expansion, always gearing up for more.

Flytrex

Founders - Amit Regev, Yariv Bash

Founding year - 2013

Annual revenue - $2.06 million

Flytrex Website
Flytrex Website

The very prominent Tel Aviv-based startup, Flytrex is an on-demand delivery service provider that leverages the power of drones to fuel its deliveries.

Flytrex helps its customers deliver food and other goods and parcels of various kinds without any hassles. With the unique concept of the aerial route, the company extends great service to the customers and also saves their time per delivery. It has been really amazing with its job and garnered huge appreciation and accolades from the customers.

Brayola

Founder - Jon Medved

Founding year - 2013

Annual revenue - $2.2 million

Brayola is an online lingerie retailer-based startup founded by Orit Hashay, the serial entrepreneur who founded Israel's second most popular wedding services review site, Mit4Mit, and Ramkol, which are known for their great services to the customers. The company helps its customers discover bras that fit them better. The bra analyzer and extractor used by Brayola helps in the identification of bras based on size, style, color, price, materials, purpose, quality, and attributes. Therefore, now women around the world can shop from a wide range of bras that need no altering and/or resizing.

Cato Networks

Founders - Gur Shatz, Shlomo Kramer

Founding Year - 2015

Annual Revenue - Around $50 million

Cato Networks Ltd is a Tel Aviv-based cloud computing and information security startup. The company helps its customers avail of the highly-secure, cloud-based SD-WAN, which is integrated to its security platform embedded into a cloud-native service. With its significant offerings, Cato Networks seamlessly connects business locations, individuals, with the data it collects. As a result of this, Cato helps businesses improve their network performance, cut costs, enhance the security of their internet connections, and integrate their mobile users into the WAN along with the cloud data.

Gong.io

Founders - Amit Bendov, Eilon Reshef

Founding Year - 2015

Annual Revenue - $120 million

The AI-powered software startup, Gong, started in 2015 in Israel and eventually expanded to the US, where the company has now established its headquarters. The company uses its cloud-based AI platform to help the sales teams of other companies to record conversations automatically and get written transcripts of the records. Empowered with advanced AI technologies, Gong is a boon to the sales teams of now.

AccessiBe

Founders - Dekel Skoop, Gal Vizel, Shir Ekerling

Founding Year - 2018

Annual Revenue - $5.5 million

AccessiBe is one unique startup from Israel. Founded in 2018, the Tel Aviv-based startup aims to make the internet a navigable place for the persons with disabilities. The contextual AI that the company leverages, helps them to scan the web pages in much the same way as a non-disabled person would, which would then be converted in an easy and readable format to the userโ€™s screen reader for those with visual impairments. Furthermore, the UI offered by AccessiBe will help those with visual impairments to adjust the UI of websites that they frequently visit. All of these would thus be perfectly suited to their needs.

Conclusion

Israel has been nurturing a world of promising startups. Many of these companies are business-to-consumer startups, which are relatively innovative and bring in a whole range of possibilities for the customers. This is because Israel procures a community to support and offers proper infrastructure and other facilities required for the growth of these startups. Furthermore, it also supports the passion and innovative minds of the people who brainstorm and found startups. Besides, it also provides FB groups for the entrepreneurs and investors of business-to-consumers companies and more.

Israel is a hub of some of the most innovative minds of the generation, propelled by proper support and facilities, thereby helping them grow successfully and with great results. This StartupTalky article has covered the top startups of Israel that have garnered success from all parts of the world.

FAQ

Is Israel great place for startups?

Yes, Israel is a great country for startups. It has the largest number of startups per capita in the world.

How many startups are there in Israel?

There are around 6000 active startups in Israel.

How many unicorns are there in Israel?

There are over 65 unicorns already in Israel so far in 2021.

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