Viola Ventures closed its sixth fund at $250M.
Viola was able to manage $1.25 billion in assets (AUM) and the fund is exclusively dedicated to investing in early-stage businesses. Viola Ventures now invests in 25-30 companies at the early stages (seed or A-round). Viola Ventures will invest in core verticals like fintech, deep tech and vertical AI, but also in new verticals like digital health, next-gen enterprise architecture, SaaS 3.0 and Web 3.0 and cybersecurity.
Viola Ventures, which is managed by Omry Ben David and Danny Cohen, is part of Viola Group, an Israeli tech-focused investment group with more than $4B in AUM. Viola Ventures was founded in 2000 and empowers early-stage startups to be global category leaders. It has supported some of Israel’s most successful unicorns like ironSource, Redis and Verbit.
Yael Alroy was promoted to Partner by the firm and Jeff Shapiro was appointed as a Partner in executive search to help portfolio companies build their local and global management teams. Shlomo Dvrat, Avi Zeevi and Daniel Cohen were also part of the team.