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Investments - Technologies
Investing in the Best of Israeli Technologies

Leveraging a unique combination of top-notch human capital and government incentives, Israel has become a powerhouse of technological innovation - producing world-class solutions in fields ranging from software to semiconductors.

With a finger on the pulse of the Israeli hi-tech industry - owing to decades of technology experience and unmatchable access to universities, research institutes countrywide, and the defense establishment - GlenRock is dedicated to commercially harnessing Israeli technology.

GlenRock's in-house technological expertise and history of hi-tech success allow the company to attract, identify and build best-of-breed technology opportunities. Glenrock seeks start-ups with experienced management, unique technologies that address real marketplace needs, sound business models, proof-of-concept, and initial sales.

GlenRock's portfolio of technology companies includes:


Mobileye
Mobileye (NYSE:MBLY) develops and markets advanced products in the surging market of automated on-board driver assistant systems. The company has developed core technologies in the areas of algorithms and ASIC architecture design for monocular video processing, supporting applications of Adaptive Cruise Control (ACC), Lane Departure Warning (LDW), Lane Change Assist and Blind Spot Detection (LCA/BSD), Vision-Radar sensor fusion for Pre-Crash, Pedestrian Protection and in-cabin Occupant Detection. The company succeeded in signing important contracts with Japanese, American and European car manufacturers. Goldman Sachs led an investment of several institutional entities in the company.
Latest News (06/2017): The company was acquired by Intel for $15.3B.
http://www.mobileye.com
Stratasys
Stratasys Ltd. was formed in 2012 by the merger of Stratasys Inc. and Objet Ltd. The company manufactures 3D printers and materials that create prototypes and manufactured goods directly from 3D CAD files or other 3D content. Stratasys systems are used by manufacturers to create models and prototypes to aid in the new product design process. And they are becoming widely used for production of finished goods in low-volume manufacturing. Systems range from affordable desktop 3D printers to large production systems for direct digital manufacturing. Its solutions are used in the aerospace, apparel, architecture, automotive, business machines products, consumer, defense, dental, electronics, educational institutions, heavy equipment, jewelry, medical, and toys industries.
Latest News (06/2017): The company announced a few acquisitions and is the 2nd largest player in the 3D printing industry.
http://www.stratasys.com
Quigo
Quigo Technologies develops proprietary search solutions that facilitate online contextual advertising, search engine marketing and business/government intelligence. Quigo’s seven pending patents power technology for deep web crawling, information extraction and keyword discovery, based on advanced machine learning and semantic algorithms.
Latest News (06/2017): In 2007 the company was sold to AOL for $363M.
http://www.quigo.com
Outbrain Inc.
Outbrain Inc. is an advertising platform whose content marketing module offers to help Internet publishers increase web traffic to their websites. It does so by presenting them with links to related and interesting articles and other trusted content. Outbrain provides recommendation for several media-types - online, video, and mobile.
Thousands of blogs and publishers have installed the Outbrain widget, including CNN, Chicago Tribune, VentureBeat, Fox Business Blogs, Discovery Channel and Sports Illustrated's Golf.com, and millions of ratings and recommendations are being served by Outbrain daily, and the company is gaining market share.
Latest News (06/2017): Outbrain acquires Revee a US content analytics company.
http://www.outbrain.com/
StoreDot
StoreDot commercializes a breakthrough, revolutionary nanotechnology. StoreDot has discovered the first carbon-based nanodot, a long sought-after fundamental nanotechnology building block. The company's technology can be used to for instant Smartphone charging, Electric Vehicle and TV displays.
Latest News (06/2017): The company is expanding its offering to the electric vehicle market.
http://www.store-dot.com/
Shellcase
Shellcase Ltd. (603005:CH) is a leading global supplier of wafer-level electronic product miniaturization technologies for the growing digital imaging and data telecommunications markets. Shellcase's patented wafer-level chip size packaging (WLCSP) technologies enable packaging solutions that are miniature, reliable and low cost, thereby exponentially increasing board capacity and functionality for the next generation of smaller, more advanced electronics devices. During 2006 the company's IP was sold to the electronic company Tessera, The company licensed the use of its platforms to a Chinese packaging services provider, China WLCSP.
Latest News (06/2017): Shellcase is traded on the Shanghai stock exchange and distributes dividends.
http://www.shellcase.com
Centralways Numbrs
Centralway Numbrs is developing a stand-alone mobile platform focused on financial products. Users will be able to compare a whole host of financial products from a variety of banks and set up customized agreements directly within the app. Numbrs Store enhances Centralway Numbrs’ eponymous app that provides its users with a central administration point vis-?-vis their various bank accounts.
Latest News (06/2017): Centralway Numbrs is Germany’s favorite banking app, with 1.5 million downloads. Investment Corporation of Dubai bought a significant stake in the company bringing total funding to $125M.
https://www.centralway.com/de/
Ecoppia
Ecoppia is dedicated to maximizing solar park value creation, by increasing output and lowering production overhead costs. The company’s autonomous, water-free, field-proven solar array cleaning solution cost-effectively keeps photovoltaic panels at peak performance, even in the toughest desert conditions.
Latest News (06/2017): The company penetrated India with great success.
http://www.ecoppia.com
Autotalks
Autotalks enables the vehicle-to-vehicle (V2V) and vehicle-to-infrastructure (V2I) communication revolution by providing OEMs, Tier1 and Tier2s comprehensive, automotive and commercial grade, standard-compliant V2X VLSI solutions. Autotalks brings strong expertise in semiconductor, system and software with diverse experience in areas of communications, signal processing, security and positioning.
Latest News (06/2017): The company was selected by DENSO for a Mass Market V2X System.
http://www.auto-talks.com/
Guardian Optical Technologies
Guardian Optical Technologies is developing an advanced 3D sensor that detects the presence of humans by identifying certain motions. Guardian's sensors replace in-seat pressure sensors, seat-belt sensors and standard drivers' cameras since they indicate location, physical dimensions, and the body position of each passenger.
Based on an advanced, patented technology, Guardian's sensors detect the presence of humans even where there is no direct line of sight. First the depth sensor detects the motions of objects within a given scene. The company’s algorithm then classifies the objet according to the typical motions of humans, animals, and objects. Among other applications, the sensor answers the problem of babies being forgotten in vehicles.
Latest News (06/2017): Cooperation with OEMs has been initiated.
http://www.guardian-optech.com/
Karamba Security
Karamba Security offers 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.
Latest News (06/2017): The company was Awarded TU-Automotive’s "Best Auto Cybersecurity Product/Service of 2017".
https://www.karambasecurity.com/
NextNine
NextNine develops an OT security management solution for securing connected ICS/SCADA environments. ICS Shield empowers industrial organizations to secure remote field assets from a single security and operations center.
Latest News (06/2017): The company was acquired by Honeywell.
https://nextnine.com/
CyberX
CyberX provides security for Industrial Internet networks where integration of cyber-security capabilities often requires upgrading of the entire network. Though Industrial Internet networks and devices are exposed to an increasing number of cyber threats, security solutions are limited and often require investment of enormous financial resources. Our solution is tailor-made for these environments and enables for risk and threat mitigation.
Latest News (06/2017): The company's solution is being implemented in Utilities worldwide.
http://www.cyberx-labs.com/
CyberObserver
CyberObserver develops a powerful, comprehensive and easy-to-use management solution that enables security domain managers, Chief Security Officers (CISO) and executives to effectively secure their organizations against cyber-threats. CyberObserver uses patented core engine and Critical Security Controls (CSCs) measurements to present a clear picture of enterprise-wide cybersecurity eco-system status and preparedness at any given moment, alerting to breaches and threats as they arise and actions to be taken to secure critical infrastructures across the security eco-system.
Latest News (06/2017): The company's products gained vast attraction throughout various industries.
http://www.cyber-observer.com/
Eyesight
Eyesight delivers simple and natural user interactions with a multitude of devices including Smartphones, Tablets, PCs, TVs, Wearable (Glasses) and other digital devices, allowing touch-free device control with the swipe of a hand or point of a finger.
Latest News (06/2017): The company joins the Samsung ARTIK™ platform ecosystem to bring computer vision capabilities to IOT. Chinese technology conglomerate Kuang-Chi invested $20M in the company.
http://eyesight-tech.com/
Worthy
Worthy is dedicated to providing sellers and buyers with that ultimate win-win. Every day the company brings together buyers and sellers with their luxury auction marketplace. Worthy is led by the very best in the luxury goods market which work together to bring the fairest market value for valuable items while providing stellar service.
Latest News (06/2017): The company's has penetrated the US market successfully.
https://www.worthy.com/
Capitalise
Capitalise is an innovative magical way that applies natural language to automate trade execution and portfolio management. Turn investment ideas into executable, back-tested and optimized strategies. Use any data source such as financial, social sentiment and even the weather to create your strategies.
Latest News (06/2017): The company won Finovate 2017.
http://www.capitali.se/
Aquarius
Aquarius develops a high-density engine-generator. Aquarius’ free piston, linear engine-generator has an innovative internal gas exchange system, which brings the benefit of an unparalleled weight-to-power ratio.
Latest News (06/2017): Cooperation with Tier 1 has been initiated.
Battarix
Battarix developed a disposable, non-rechargeable battery for mobile phones a patent pending technology that provides the thinnest source of energy for mobile devices.
Latest News (06/2017): The company is seeking distribution partners.
Digiflex
DigiFlex offers a revolutionary inkjet CtP solution, transforming the quality of analog photopolymeric plates for the flexographic, letterpress, dry-offset and rotary silk screen printing technologies, to the digital era.
Latest News (06/2017): The company is seeking an acquirer for its technology and spun out JetCu for the PCB industry.
http://www.digiflex-print.com/
JetCu
JetCu technology enables production of advanced Smartphones & Wearable devices using traditional printed circuit boards manufacturing processes, saving the need for costly, new factories. The company developed a disruptive, Bi-Component ink-jet patterning technology, which revolutionizes the traditional manufacturing process for the Printed Circuit Boards (PCB) industry.
Latest News (06/2017): The company is seeking partners.
Photomyne
Photomyne developed an app which allows scanning of multiple loose photos or even entire albums at once. without having to take the albums apart to scan them. The app then sorts them by year, so one can easily make digital slideshows or albums. The app also offers cloud storage, so one can access your photos on any device and create a printed.
Latest News (06/2017): The company's app was ranked Top 10 paid apps in Photo & Video (world-wide) and named one of the 2016 best 50 paid apps.
https://www.photomyne.com/
Lucid
LucidLogix develops and markets the leading Android power saving software enabling you to extend your smartphone battery life while using social networks, playing, surfing or navigating..
Latest News (06/2017): The company merged with Cellguide to create a new fabless company.
http://lucidlogix.com/
MobileMax
MobileMax (TASE: MBMX) was founded to provide a solution to the calling card industry for effectively serving the lucrative mobile user segment. The MobileMax solution allows seamless international calling card and call-back dialing direct from the handset. With MobileMax, subscribers dial international calls directly from their handset - with no additional keystrokes - and automatically enjoy reduced-rate calling card or callback services. MobileMax intelligently and transparently diverts international calls to calling card lines and receives callbacks in the background with no subscriber involvement, no additional keystrokes and no waiting.
Latest News (06/2017): The company went through a Management Buyout and the remaining shell company was sold.
http://www.mobile-mx.com/
Power Paper
Power Paper is a leading provider of micro-power source technology, which addresses a growing trend across a wide range of industries towards ultra-thin and flexible micro-powered devices. Power Paper's patented thin and flexible energy cells can be adapted to fit the size, thickness and form factors required for the design of any product. These environment-friendly, safe batteries require no metal casing, and can be printed cost-effectively directly onto paper, plastics or other surfaces by standard printing equipment.
The company was sold to Infinity China's IP bank.
http://www.powerpaper.com
Native Networks
Native Networks is a leading supplier of optical and metro Ethernet access solutions, which allow service providers to deliver advanced metro Ethernet services over their existing SDH/SONET infrastructure or Dark Fibre. Native Networks has developed a unique family of intelligent, data aware metro Ethernet and SDH/SONET transport solutions. The Company was sold to Alcatel and created a 2.5x return of GlenRock's investment.
During 2005, the company was sold to Alcatel for $55M.
http://www.nativenetworks.com