This section presents examples for the Club's three sectors of investment: startups, real estate and infrastructure.
In the startup sector, the examples include 3 companies in which the Club made follow-on investments, as is done with other startups that appear promising. The main criteria for investing in startup companies are: quality and experience of the lead team, size of current funding round, existence of a known lead investor, previous funding rounds, patents, etc. The Club generally invests in A round companies.
In the real estate sector, the examples include 2 companies – Crown and Netz, with which the Club has made a substantial part of its real estate investments.
In the infrastructure sector, the 2 major investments were made in the Israel Infrastructure Fund (IIF).
A complete description of the investments appears in the section "Portfolio."
Developer and marketer of innovative baby-care products. The multiple-award winning leading product is an innovative breastmilk baby bottle that preserves the nutrients of breastmilk. The company's products are sold through Amazon and leading retail chains in the U.S. such as Walmart, Target, and Babylist, among others.
Developer of eye drops that will eliminate the need for reading glasses. The company is currently in the final clinical trial stage before commercialization of the pharmaceutical drug. Investors in the company include world leading funds such as Blue Capital, Visionary Ventures, Sequoia Capital, and others.
Joint investments with the company in U.S. residential real estate in New Haven, Connecticut, and a joint investment in office real estate in Miami, Florida. In the Miami office project, an exit was made after 3 years. In the other investments in New Haven, refinancing was done within less than two years after the investment date.