Successful M&A and IPO
(as founder, CEO or Active Chairman)
Cofounded together with the technology developer Prof. Peleg and scientist Dr. Yaron Caspi. The video synopsis company commenced activity in H2 2008 in partnership with HUJI. After a few years of rapid growth, acquired in 2018 by Canon Inc. Japan. Role: cofounder and active chair till M&A
Wizcom TechnologiesCofounded in 1995 by Ligature, Wizcom invented and developed the Quicktionary handheld translation tool. 1999 IPO on the Deutsche Börse; reached record value of $250M valuation. Several millions of Quicktionary units sold in over 40 countries. Role: co-founder, board member and then chair
LigatureAn OCR software company founded by GBZ Technologies owner Gideon Ben-Zvi in late 1989. Over 20 million licenses sold. M&A in 1997– a record value for OCR companies at that time. Role: co-founder and CEO from foundation to exit
On-premise edge cloud solutions enable unlimited mobile network capacity and secure connectivity while analyzing mobile device and IoT data, opening the door for enterprises to deliver and monetize new services and applications. Role: led first investment round and served as first chair
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