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June 10, 2024

Barnea: Representing QDM in Transaction with Israel Electric Corporation

Ken Shaked and Nir Alter represented the startup company QDM (Quantum Design Materials) in a transaction with the Israel Electric Corporation (IEC). As part of the transaction, the IEC invested USD 1.1 million in QDM, which develops room-temperature superconductors. In addition, QDM and the IEC signed a cooperation agreement allowing the IEC to conduct a pilot to examine the applicability and suitability of QDM’s innovative technology for its needs.

June 6, 2024

Barnea: Serving as Legal Partner of MaofTech, Northern Negev Accelerator

Our firm is proud to serve as the legal partner of MaofTech, an accelerator program for early-stage startups in the Northern Negev region, and to provide legal services to its various ventures. MaofTech is operated by the Ministry of Economy and Industry’s Agency for Small and Medium Businesses. Its aim is to encourage, promote, and develop businesses in Sderot and the communities of the Gaza Envelope.

May 9, 2024

Representing T-Rex Group and Finsight

Itay Gura, Mayer Winkler, and Inbar Katzir represented both T-Rex Group and Finsight in the sale of all the assets of T-Rex, a pioneering startup specializing in private credit, to Finsight, an American fintech company.

May 8, 2024

Transaction: Shinez Acquisition by Team Internet Group plc

Simon Jaffa, Itay Gura, Inbar Katzir, and Avihay Asulin represented Shinez, a prominent digital marketing company, in its acquisition by Team Internet Group plc., a leading international online marketing and media corporation, for USD 41.8 million.

March 31, 2024

Representing One Peak in USD 100 Million Financing Round

Simon Jaffa, Yuval Lazi, Mayer Winkler, Tal Freilich, Nofar Rose David, and Dana Ben Yehuda from our firm's Corporate Department represented UK-based investment management firm One Peak Partners in its investment in Coro, an Israeli cybersecurity startup.

March 18, 2024

Changes in the Data Security and Cyber Market – Dr. Avishay Klein Interview with Globes

Dr. Avishay Klein, the head of our firm’s Privacy, Data Protection and Cyber Department, was interviewed by Globes and spoke about companies’ difficulties in managing cyber risks under the current circumstances.

February 29, 2024

Fintech: Dr. Zvi Gabbay Lectured at Reichman University

Dr. Zvi Gabbay, the head of our firm’s Capital Markets Department, lectured at Reichman University. In this lecture, he offered insights into the convergence of regulatory frameworks and fintech verticals, shedding light on how to navigate and comply with evolving regulatory conditions.

January 24, 2024

Barnea: Webinar on AI Vendor Vetting

Our firm hosted a webinar in collaboration with the Association of Corporate Counsel in Israel. Dr. Avishay Klein, head of our firm’s Privacy, Data Protection and Cyber Department, addressed a number of points, including the possible risks in contracting with artificial intelligence providers.

January 21, 2024

The Israeli food producer Osem is continuing to transfer intellectual property rights to Nestle

Yuval Lazi and Harel Perlmutter were interviewed by Globes about the transfer of Osem’s intellectual property rights to Nestlé. They explained how this transfer is likely to affect the State of Israel.

January 2, 2024

Barnea: Hosting Israeli Olympic Committee Members for Meeting of “Podium” Program

Our firm hosted members of the Israeli Olympic Committee as part of the prestigious national “Podium” program for sports coaches. The program is run by the Israeli Ministry for Sports and Culture and the Wingate Institute. Yuval Lazi, a partner and head of the firm’s International Corporate Department, talked to participants about challenges and opportunities in the health-tech field.

January 1, 2024

Itay Gura Interviewed by The Jerusalem Post

In an interview with The Jerusalem Post, Itay Gura, a partner who oversees the firm’s startup practice, shares insights regarding the Israeli startup sector's reaction to the turbulent present.

December 7, 2023

Effect of Israel-Hamas War on Israeli Startups

In a recent interview with Calcalist, Itay Gura, a partner and the head of our firm’s startup practice, provided insight into how the Israel-Hamas war is affecting Israeli startups, and offered a nuanced perspective on the evolving tech landscape. Itay concluded the interview by noting the potential pathways and opportunities emerging for Israeli startups amidst the challenges posed by the ongoing conflict.

August 13, 2023

Business Today's List of Influential Startup Lawyers

Business Today has ranked Itay Gura on its list of the ten most influential lawyers in the startups and growing companies field in Israel.

July 26, 2023

Artificial Intelligence in the Office: How to Do It Right

Advs. Netta Bromberg and Dr. Avishay Klein were interviewed by Yedioth Ahronoth and gave tips to employers regarding the correct use of artificial intelligence in workplaces.

July 3, 2023

Avishay Klein and Eyal Nachshon in TheMarker

TheMarker’s Ahad Ha’am magazine published an op-ed by Dr. Avishay Klein on the Israel Securities Authority’s latest guidelines on cyber risks (page 4). The magazine also conducted an interview with Eyal Nachshon on the increase in scope of class action lawsuits against public companies in Israel (page 11). Eyal addressed, among other things, his representation of several companies in a recent series of digital accessibility class action lawsuits.

June 29, 2023

Doing Business in Israel: Lecture by Yuval Lazi

Today, we hosted a group of foreign entrepreneurs, who arrived in Israel as part of a delegation organized by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs. As part of the event, Yuval Lazi lectured on the legal challenges of doing business in Israel and how to get it right.

June 26, 2023

Hosting a Delegation of Entrepreneurs from Mexico

We hosted a delegation of entrepreneurs from Mexico, who arrived in Israel to learn about investment opportunities in the Israeli high-tech market. As part of the delegation’s visit, Ariella Dreyfuss lectured on the legal aspects of doing business in Israel.

June 16, 2023

Inbar Gorelick Lectures to “Female Entrepreneurs on Campus” at Tel Aviv University

Adv. Inbar Gorelick was invited to Tel Aviv University to lecture as part of the “Female Entrepreneurs on Campus” project Inbar discussed what to take into consideration when incorporating a company, the importance of founders agreement and intellectual property protection.

June 5, 2023

Startups: Judging Student Competition in Department of Information Systems at University of Haifa

As experts in the high-tech field, Itay Gura and Inbar Katzir were invited to act as judges in a startup project competition held by students of the University of Haifa’s Department of Information Systems.

May 17, 2023

Representing CryptoHub in USD 6 Million Fundraising Round

Itay Gura and Inbar Katzir advised Cryptohub, which offers crypto trading tools and innovations to improve the average crypto trader's experience, throughout the course of a USD 6 million investment round. The round was led by Tectona, the only public company that focuses its activities on the adoption of blockchain technologies.