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YL Ventures is fortunate to have the opportunity to work with some of the best core-technology software companies in and around the Internet space.

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Karamba Security

Karamba Security

Karamba Security is a pioneer in ECU endpoint security to protect the connected car. The company hardens the connected Electronic Control Units (ECUs) within automobiles to protect them from cyber-attacks and ensure the car’s safe, ongoing operations.

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Twistlock

Twistlock

Twistlock is the industry’s first enterprise security suite for virtual container security. The suite addresses risks on the host and within the application of the container, enabling enterprises to consistently enforce security policies, monitor and audit activity and identify and isolate threats in a container or cluster of containers. Twistlock’s mission is to provide a full, enterprise-grade security stack for containers, so organizations can confidently adopt and maximize the benefits of containers in their production environment.

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Hexadite

Hexadite

Hexadite is changing the way cyber incident response is done, with the first fully automated incident response solution that enables customers to rapidly investigate and close out all cyber alerts, in minutes instead of weeks. The Hexadite Automated Incident Response Solution maximizes customers' ability to investigate all alerts, post detection, to remediate the full extent of all breaches. This increases the customers' productivity, reduces ongoing costs associated with investigating and recovering from attacks, and strengthens their overall security. News

Seculert

Seculert

Seculert's Automated Attack Detection Platform, delivered as a service, removes the uncertainty in which IT security teams operate. The platform delivers continuous visibility and clarity into compromise and risk by automatically detecting attacks inside the network. Seculert delivers answers not questions, revealing exactly which devices and users are compromised. For the first time CISOs can measure and prove the effectiveness of their current advanced threat defense investments, all without deploying additional staff, hardware, software or changes to existing processes. Organizations worldwide use Seculert to identify known and unknown security threats, while enhancing the effectiveness of their existing IT security systems. Founded in 2010, Seculert has offices in the U.S., the U.K., and Israel.

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BlazeMeter

BlazeMeter

BlazeMeter ensures delivery of high-performance software by enabling DevOps teams to quickly and easily run open-source based performance tests against any mobile app, website or API at massive scale to validate performance at every stage of software delivery. The rapidly growing BlazeMeter community has over 100,000 developers and includes prominent global brands such as Adobe, Atlassian, Gap, NBC Universal, Pfizer and Walmart as customers. Founded in 2011, the company is headquartered in Mountain View, California and Research & Development in Tel Aviv, Israel.

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FireLayers

FireLayers

FireLayers enables the responsible adoption of cloud apps, while ensuring security, compliance and governance of any cloud application on any device by any user. The FireLayers Secure Cloud Application Platform delivers full control over homegrown and popular apps like Salesforce, Office 365, SuccessFactors, NetSuite and endless others. Its Secure Cloud Application Platform, which features risk-based authentication, threat detection and prevention, empowers enterprises with new levels of security, visibility and control across their cloud resources. FireLayers provides the granular control IT teams need to create safe zones for productive work while protecting enterprise data, networks and financial transactions from malicious attackers, external threats and accidental risky employee behavior.

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Upstream Commerce

Upstream Commerce

Upstream Commerce offers SaaS-based intelligence and predictive analytics solutions that transform the way retailers price, select merchandise, and manage products in order to maximize sales and optimize margins. The Upstream Commerce Suite of Solutions empowers retailers to base all shopper-centric decisions on real-time market data. The company's highly configurable, flexible, and user-friendly platform enables retailers to effectively manage their pricing strategy through accurately tracking and comparing product pricing, availability and promotions using Price Intelligence; optimizing pricing using Predictive and Dynamic Pricing; optimizing product selection using Assortment Intelligence; monitoring MAP; making relationships with suppliers better informed; and bridging the gap between merchants and automation using Advanced Trending. Upstream Commerce delivers results to the largest and most innovative retailers in the world including Staples, ToysRUs, Petco, eBags, JEGS, top fashion retailers, and many others.

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ClickTale

ClickTale - Exited to Amadeus Capital

ClickTale's end-to-end digital customer experience platform enables industry-leading enterprise customers to enhance revenues and exceed KPIs by drilling deep into consumer behavior through session replays, form analytics and data-rich heatmaps, coupled with in-depth expert analysis. The pioneer of enterprise Digital Customer Experience (DCX) Management, ClickTale's global customer base includes Fortune 500 companies and leading brands, such as Walmart, UBS, The North Face, Lenovo, Vodafone, MetLife, CNN and Adobe. ClickTale is the most advanced, robust enterprise-grade solution on the market, analyzing over 100 billion in-screen behaviors per month. YL Ventures completely exited ClickTale to Amadeus Capital in several transactions between April 2013 and May 2014.

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AcceloWeb

AcceloWeb - Exited to Limelight Networks (LLNW)

AcceloWeb is the the pioneer and leader in browsing experience optimization, enabling websites to accelerate page load times by factors of 2x to 10x, without requiring server-side code changes or client-side plug-ins. AcceloWeb's proprietary technology can work with or without content delivery networks to provide near-instantaneous Internet browsing, thereby improving user experience and increasing revenues. AcceloWeb was acquired by Limelight Networks (Nasdaq: LLNW) in May 2011. News

Karamba Security   |   Twistlock   |   Hexadite   |   Seculert   |   BlazeMeter   |   FireLayers   |   Upstream Commerce   |   ClickTale   |   AcceloWeb

YL Ventures have been nothing but exceptional supporters. I was amazed to see how committed they are to Karamba Security’s success. They work hard for Karamba Security, as they do for their other portfolio companies. The team relentlessly takes more tasks upon itself to support Karamba Security's growth."

David Barzilai
Co-Founder and Chairman
Karamba Security

YL Ventures are a true partner in building FireLayers. In addition to funding, they take an exceptionally active role in supporting our rapid growth with strategic advice and operational execution."

Yair Grindlinger
Co-Founder and CEO
FireLayers

YL Ventures was invaluable in terms of introductions to customers, partners, suppliers, contractors and potential acquirers. In addition, the firm introduced us to management and board member candidates, helped with interviewing, and was instrumental in convincing candidates to join our team."

Ofer Gadish
Co-Founder and CEO
AcceloWeb

Yoav was one of the first to believe in us, and since then we have come to rely on his astute guidance and insights. Yoav is a visionary, big-picture thinker, marvelously attuned to the evolution of cloud computing, where it is going and the market opportunities it is creating. He has an uncanny knack for knowing what ponds to fish in and is tightly-connected with leading industry mavens."

Alon Girmonsky
Founder and CEO
BlazeMeter

Yoav understands the entrepreneurial process, with significant experience as a former entrepreneur – so a great sounding board for the team. He is a supportive partner who stands behind us. Yoav’s style is that of openness, straightforwardness and transparency."

Amos Peleg
Co-Founder and CEO
Upstream Commerce