Jerusalem Venture Partners is a venture capital firm specializing in early stage, late stage, growth capital, and startup investments. The firm prefers to invest in storage and infrastructure; big data; enterprise software and digital media technologies including gaming and virtual worlds, mobile solutions and media, software and hardware applications, Internet advertising, semiconductors and innovative materials, communications and networking, and cyber security sectors. It typically invests in companies based in North America, Europe, Israel, and Asia. The firm seeks to invest between $3 million and $15 million. Jerusalem Venture Partners was founded in 1993 and is based in Jerusalem, Isra...
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EMC Corporation, Jerusalem Venture Partners and BGN Technologies Set Up Cyberspark Industry Initiative
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EMC Corporation, Jerusalem Venture Partners (JVP) and BGN Technologies announced the creation of a joint company, CyberSpark Industry Initiative. The non-profit company will engage in the international promotion of the cyber center, based in Beersheva's Advanced Technologies Park. Roni Zehavi, a high-tech entrepreneur and test pilot in the IAF, has been appointed Managing Director. The company's Board of Directors will be comprised of representatives of the founding companies and a public board will be created comprised of key players in the Israeli economy, in the fields of education, government, academia, culture and technology. MK Erel Margalit will chair the public council. The CyberSpark Industry Initiative will coordinate cyber industry activities with government agencies, IDF, public, and academia. The company will promote a multi-year business plan, which will leverage the significant raw business potential in the field of cyber in the region, by emphasizing knowledge and abilities sharing. The company will brand and market the region as a global cyber center, encourage joint academia-industry research studies, support the development of plans to recruit and develop human resources in the field and incentive plans to encourage other companies, both international and Israeli, to come to the region. EMC, JVP Venture Capital Fund, and BGN Technologies are the first core of companies in the cyber center in Beersheva. More cyber companies will join them in the company and open offices in Beersheva's Advanced Technologies Park and elsewhere in the Negev.