Our Mission, Passion and Approach
Amiti is a U.S.-Israeli Venture Capital firm led by Modi Rosen and Ben Rabinowitz. We bring together 30 years of experience in investing in early stage start-ups, building market leaders, and taking them to exit. The Amiti team has a unique proven approach of investing in the right entrepreneurs, typically with leading deep technology capabilities, at a seed or round A financing stage. Moreover, we take an analytical approach, combined with a distinctive and sometimes contrarian industry vision, fine-tuned over decades, to invest in shifting large markets at the right time. We are passionate about backing, guiding and empowering the best Israeli entrepreneurs, whether they are based in Israel or abroad. The Amiti team provides young talented Israeli entrepreneurs with our analytical approach and proven management expertise. We help founders first focus their teams to secure market fit and then help to scale their companies on the exciting journey to market leadership at a global level. We bring to young companies exactly what they need most, which is coping with critical decisions in critical moments in the life of the company. We also know the right level of involvement required by a venture capital firm in companies at different stages of their development. It is all about the decisions that you take!
- Artificial Intelligence
- Digital Health, Computational Bio
- Mobility as a service
- HIGH PERFORMANCE COMPUTING
- AMONG OTHERS
Amiti is solely focused on partnering with Israel’s tech talent to build global businesses and is committed to fuel and accelerate Israel’s entrepreneurial ecosystem.
If you are looking to bring the team from the unit back together, or get your idea off the ground, please contact us.
CyCognito’s platform provides organizations a complete Attack Surface analysis from a sophisticated attacker point of view. By understanding which specific Attack Vectors can lead to a data breach – security analysts and management can eliminate their cybersecurity threats effectively
Innoviz is developing the key technologies of Autonomous Driving – Smart 3D Sensing, Sensor Fusion and accurate Mapping and Localization
Autotalks is a fabless semiconductor company providing a comprehensive solution for vehicle-to-vehicle and vehicle-to-infrastructure communication
Vayyar sensors enable an extensive breadth of applications ranging from breast cancer screening to detecting water leakage, food safety monitoring and many more
Valens is a fabless semiconductor firm and leading provider of semiconductor products for the distribution of uncompressed high definition multimedia content
Siklu Communications delivers carrier-grade millimeter wave Gigabit Ethernet radio solutions with paradigm-shifting price performance. Offering the industry’s lowest total cost of ownership (TCO), and incorporating on-board networking capabilities, solutions from Siklu are ideally suited for the both mobile backhaul and carrier Ethernet business services
Flash Networks is a global provider of intelligent mobile Internet solutions that enable operators to improve quality of experience, reduce network operational expenses and manage and monetize the mobile Internet
Amimon is a fabless semiconductor company pioneering wireless uncompressed high-definition video for universal connectivity among CE, PC, mobile and professional video devices. In November 2018, Amimon was acquired by Vitec for $55 million.
Corephotonics is a compact camera design house with computational photography expertise. It develops solutions based on unique algorithms, novel actuators and optical designs. In January 2019, Corephotonics was acquired by Samsung for $155 million.
Prominent Companies Previously Backed by Modi Rosen
Modi Rosen was leading the investment process in Magma.
The Amiti Team
Ben Rabinowitz founded Amiti and invested early in some of the best Israeli companies including Vayyar, Innoviz, Valens, Cycognito, Autotalks, among others. Ben was joined by Modi Rosen in early 2019 to create Amiti III. Modi is the co-founder and managing partner of Magma Ventures, one of Israel’s most successful venture capital firms where he led the investment process of the fund for nearly 20 years. During his tenure at Magma, Modi led the funds’ investments in companies such as Waze, Appsflyer, Cloudendure, Aidoc, Innoviz and many others.
Updates from our portfolio companies
We are excited to announce Valens’ latest automotive chipset family – VA7000. The first chipset in the market to conform to the MIPI Alliance A-PHY specification for ADAS/ADS systems. https://hubs.ly/H0rbbn80
Published by: TAG CYBER, Katie Teitler, April 17, 2020 One of the biggest challenges in all of cybersecurity is dealing with the reality that defenders need to protect the entirety of their technology ecosystems while attackers need just one entry point to effect a breach. When one small vulnerability can compromise the whole, security leaders[…]
PALO ALTO, Calif., March 04, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — CyCognito, Inc., developers of innovation to eliminate the world’s shadow risk, today announced it is a winner in three categories of the 2020 Cybersecurity Excellence Awards: Best Product SaaS/Cloud Security, Cutting Edge Security Company of the Year and Editors Choice InfoSec Startup of the Year. These[…]
Innoviz Technologies, a maker of laser lidar sensors for self-driving and highly automated cars, just closed a $170 million funding round, its biggest to date, weeks after Tesla CEO Elon Musk savaged the technology that every major developer of autonomous vehicles uses as a “fool’s errand.” Proceeds of the Series C round, which was enlarged[…]
MIPI Alliance’s Ultra-High-Speed Automotive Standard to Be Based on Valens’ Technology Valens’ technology brings the resilience required for high-speed in-vehicle video transmission, from 2Gbps to 48Gbps & above HOD HASHARON, Israel, June 4, 2019 /PRNewswire/ — Valens, the leader in ultra-high-speed in-vehicle connectivity, today announced that the MIPI® Alliance has selected its technology as the[…]
How did a country with no native automakers and scant car culture build an automotive tech scene that rivals Silicon Valley’s? Israel has no native automotive industry. Aside from Autocars—a mid-20th-century experiment in fiberglass-bodied rattletraps that produced the Holy Land’s answer to the Trabant—passenger cars have never been built there in any significant numbers. And[…]
TEL AVIV (Reuters) – Hyundai Motor Co said on Tuesday it was partnering with Autotalks, an Israeli provider of vehicle to everything (V2X) communication technology for improving road safety. Hyundai said it invested in Autotalks to accelerate the development of the next generation chipset for connected cars. The South Korean carmaker did not disclose the[…]
Autotalks and MediaTek cooperate to help car makers and tier-1s integrate C-V2X and telematics securely and efficiently MediaTek (TWSE: 2454), a global fabless semiconductor company that enables 1.5 billion connected devices a year, and Autotalks, a world leader in V2X (Vehicle to Everything) communication solutions, are cooperating on integrating V2X and telematics. As part of[…]
https://www.timesofisrael.com/samsung-said-to-acquire-israels-phone-camera-startup-corephotonics/ South Korea multinational Samsung Electronics Co. Ltd. has acquired Israeli startup Corephotonics, which brings high quality camera images to smartphones, for $155 million, Calcalist financial website reported on Monday. Corephotonics has developed a dual-lens phone camera that can produce crystal-clear images even when the zoom function is used. Because the parallel 13-megapixel lenses also have their[…]
https://www.forbes.com/sites/samabuelsamid/2018/04/26/bmw-selects-innoviz-solid-state-lidar-for-2021-automated-driving-program/#73e0cf8a381c Aside from Tesla, almost every other major company developing automated driving systems has concluded that lidar sensors are going to be a necessary to creating a robust sensing suite. However, this laser-based technology has been prohibitively expensive until now. Making these sensors commercially viable requires driving down the cost and making them durable enough[…]