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Below is a selection of blog posts and news articles published about YL Ventures and about our portfolio companies.

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YL Ventures, which is based in the Bay Area with an office in Israel, has developed an unusual approach to ferreting out Israeli startups–it tries to find them before they’re officially formed."

The Wall Street Journal
Leitersdorf’s distinct strategy is paying off."

YL Ventures, the San Francisco-based firm where Leitersdorf is a managing partner, just closed its second fund. The firm raised $27.5 million to invest in young Israeli tech companies after its first fund reaped generous returns for investors."

YL Ventures spent much of the last five years helping the founders of ClickTale build an outstanding company with hardly any capital."

The Next Web
Limelight Networks today announced the acquisition of AcceloWeb, a Tel Aviv-based provider of advanced technology that helps speed the presentation of web sites and applications...YL Ventures, headed by Yoav Andrew Leitersdorf, participated in the transaction as an investor, strategic advisor, and board member."

Limelight Networks, Inc.
Upstream Commerce searches through competitors’ sites 24/7 and analyzes relevant data such as their latest promotions, product assortment and recent pricing changes, all in order to provide their customers with actionable insights."

Seculert provides a cloud-based solution to mitigate cyber security threats – one of the most burning security concerns nowadays. As a specialized provider of cloud-based solutions that protect against the new breed of cybercrime threats, Seculert can be appealing to large enterprises and government agencies.”