Israel’s Foretellix, Fieldin grab Series B cheques; PayEm, Anima raise Series A

 Israel’s Foretellix, Fieldin grab Series B cheques; PayEm, Anima raise Series A

The Foretellix team

Foretellix, an Israel-based startup that offers testing solutions for autonomous vehicles, has raised $32 million in a Series B round led by MoreTech Ventures.

MoreTech Ventures was joined by several new investors including Volvo Group Venture Capital, Nationwide, and Japan-Israel High Tech Ventures.

In addition, all those investors that backed the startup in its Series A round also joined in. These include 83North Ventures, Jump Capital, OurCrowd and NextGear.

With the latest fundraise, Foretellix has now snagged a total of $50 million in funding. It said it will use the new money to grow its platform.

The startup was founded in 2018 by Ziv Binyamini, Yoav Hollander, and Gil Amid.

Fieldin

Yokneam-based Israeli agri-tech startup Fieldin has raised $30 million in a Series B round led by Fortissimo Capital.

Fortissimo was joined by Zeev Ventures, Icon Ventures, Luxembourg-based Maor Investments, and Akkadian ventures.

Other investors that have previously backed Fieldin include Terra Ventures, Gal Ventures, Germin8, and Mindset.

With the latest fundraise, the company has managed to net $55 million in funding since it was founded in 2013 by CEO Boaz Bachar and COO Iftach Birger.

The company aids small agricultural farms by converting them into smart farms. It employs 100 people, of whom 60 work in Israel while the others are based out of the US.

PayEm

Fintech startup PayEm has come out of stealth mode with a $20 million Series A investment from Glilot+, the early growth fund of Glilot Capital Partners.

This follows a $7 million seed round that was led by Pitango First and NFX, and joined in by LocalGlobe and Fresh Fund.

Tel Aviv-headquartered PayEm was founded in 2019 by chief executive officer Itamar Jobani and chief technology officer Omer Rimoch.

The company allows global companies to manages non-payroll expenses by automating the process.

Anima

Y Combinator-backed design-tech startup Anima has raised $10 million in Series A funding from a group of investors led by MizMaa Ventures. Other investors that pitched in include INcapital and Hetz Ventures.

Anima is essentially a design-to-code platform. It will use the money to triple its workforce, as it onboards 30,000 designers a month, from several platforms including Google, Netflix, Disney, Facebook and Amazon.

The startup was founded in 2017 by the husband-wife duo of Avishay and Mishal Cohen, who serve as its chief executive officer and chief product officer, respectively, along with chief technology officer Or Arbel.

Aman Malik

The Capital Quest