112 Exits totally 23 Billion USD
(Without the deals of the century Mobileye and NeuroDerm: 6,6 billion USD)
2016: 55 Exits
2015: 70 Exits
2014: 70 Exits
45 Billion US$ were invested in IL-start-ups in the last 5 years
USA and Canada are the most agile investors 39% and buyer:42%
Israel takes rank nr. 2 (big investors: Checkpoint, Mellanox, GETT)
EU 13% (tail lamp)
At least 87 multinationale companies opened in the last 3 years R&D or innovation labs in Israel. Most of them after investing in a start-up. R&d ranking: USA: 49, Canada: 6, UK and China each 5, Japan 3, Swiss, D, Fr, Indien, NL, RU each 2, Brasil, Sweden, Ukraine, Spain, Argentina, Australia Thai each 1.
(Source: Start-up Nation Central, an Israel-based non-profit that tracks the Israeli innovation ecosystem.)
Israel ranks 2 among the most innovative countries worldwide (Source:World Economic Forum’s Global Competitiveness Report 2016-2017) Swiss Nr 1, Finnland, USA and Germany next in ranking.