The fund also recently founded the Radicle accelerator in order to support younger companies, mainly at the seed stage. This accelerator is not Israeli, but one partner in it is Israeli crowd-funding firm OurCrowd. “We’ll also invest in Israel through Radicle,” Meron says, emphasizing that the fund itself will focus on existing companies, while Radicle is likely to invest in research projects, such as those involving the Agricultural Research Organization Volcani Center. “I hope that we make an Israeli investment this year,” he adds.

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