The rise of Israeli unicorns, an aggressive coronavirus vaccination campaign, normalization with more Arab countries, and a diversified tech sector are behind the record-breaking level of venture capital investments in Israel during the first quarter of the year. And those factors will continue to drive growth in the sector, said Jon Medved, founder and CEO of Jerusalem-based OurCrowd, an equity investment platform ranked by Pitchbook as Israel’s most active venture investor, with more than 250 portfolio companies and active in five incubators.

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