• 日本語 GBZ Technologiesの今後の投資活動を、日本・東京に拠点を置く資産運用会社アリスタゴラ・アドバイザーズの関連会社であるAristagora VC(イスラエル・テルアビブ) www.aristagoravc.comを通して行うことにしました。
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GBZ Tecnologies

From nestling to emperor
We nurture - You grow

Portfolio Companies

A sampling of companies in which GBZ holds significant interest:

Ligature

An OCR software company founded by GBZ Technologies owner Gideon Ben-Zvi in late 1989. Sold close to 20 million licenses and was sold in 1997–an M&A record for OCR companies. Role: operated as CEO from foundation to exit

Wizcom Technologies

Cofounded 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. 1.5 million Quicktionary units sold. Role: served as chair and board member

HumanEyes Technologies

Cofounded based on a patented and unique stereo panorama technology developed by cofounder Prof. Peleg at the Computer Science Department of the Hebrew University of Jerusalem (HUJI). HumanEyes is active and growing. Role: was cofounder and first CEO www.humaneyes.com

BriefCam

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: worked as cofounder and chair www.briefcam.com

ASOCS

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
www.asocscloud.com

enVerid

An air purification and power-savings technology for air conditioning systems. The company has commenced sales and is in a rapid growth stage. Role: led prime investment to start the company and operated as chair from foundation
www.enverid.com

Aviv Venture Capital

Aviv II. A venture capital fund with numerous successful investments: Valens, Skipio, Optimal Plus, BriefCam, Orcam, OzVision, ScaleMP, and Tipa. Role: functioned as LP and partner
www.avivvc.com

Valens

An AVIV VC investment, inventor of the successful HDBaseT standard and creator of the world’s most advanced chipset technology for audio-video and in-vehicle connectivity. Role: After nine years on the board, nominated as CEO
www.valens.com

ORCAM

MobilEye’s sister company, founded by Prof. Amnon Shashua and Ziv Aviram focuses on wearable device assisting people
www.orcam.com

GoCube

The Classic Puzzle Reinvented
Incredible smart-connected speed cube with tracking and a whole new way to cube
www.getgocube.com

Cellium

Formed in 2018 by a group of experienced entrepreneurs Oz Liv and Roy Kinamon developed an optimal cost-effective breakthrough solution for indoor Wi-Fi and other frequencies coverage. Role: investor and chair
www.cellium.net

Jasper

The First Card in Your Wallet
Meet Jasper. the premium US-based Mastercard® designed for jumpstarting your professional journey
www.jasper.com

Aristagora Venture Capital

Early stage VC. Role: LP and head of investment committee 
www.aristagoravc.com

About GBZ Technologies

GBZ Technologies Ltd. owner, Gideon Ben-Zvi, has been appointed CEO of portfolio company Valens Semiconductors Ltd. All GBZ investment activities have been assigned to Aristagora VC-an affiliate of Aristagora Advisors, an asset management firm based in Tokyo, Japan. Please direct your inquiries to www.aristagoravc.com. Through its subsidiary GBZ Antarctica, GBZ Technologies serves as an advisor to Canon Corporate Planning HQ Japan.

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