The Challenge Fund - Etgar Overview

  • Investor Type
  • Venture Capital

  • Status
  • Inactive

  • Investments
  • 69

  • Exits
  • 46


The Challenge Fund - Etgar General Information


The Challenge Fund - Etgar L.P. was a Tel-Aviv, Israel based venture capital investment firm. The firm used to invest in information technology, telecommunications, life sciences, the high-tech sector and related areas, and traditional industries. It invested in both public and private companies.

Contact Information

Year Founded
Investor Status
Out of Business
Primary Investor Type
Venture Capital
Primary Office
  • 20 Lincoln Street
  • Rubenstein House, 20th Floor
  • Tel Aviv 67134
  • Israel

The Challenge Fund - Etgar Investments & Acquisitions (69)

Company Name Deal Date Deal Type Deal Size Industry Company Stage Lead Partner
Jacada 01-Jan-2014 PIPE Automation/Workflow Software Profitable
EarlySense 20-Oct-2010 00000 00000 000 Managed Care Out of Business 00000 0000000000
EarlySense 03-Jun-2010 00000 00000 0000 Managed Care Out of Business 00000 0000000000
Crescendo Networks 13-Aug-2009 00000 00000 000 Financial Software Generating Revenue 00000 0000000000
OnPage 04-Mar-2009 00000 00000 000 Communication Software Generating Revenue
Sol-Gel Technologies 18-Nov-2008 00000 00000 000 Drug Discovery Generating Revenue/Not Profitable 00000 0000000000
Expand Networks 30-Sep-2008 00000 00000 000.00 Network Management Software Generating Revenue
Crescendo Networks 30-Jul-2008 00000 00000 00.00 Financial Software Generating Revenue 00000 0000000000
MedSim 01-Jan-2007 Later Stage VC Diagnostic Equipment Generating Revenue
Mercado Software 14-Dec-2006 Later Stage VC 000.00 Business/Productivity Software Generating Revenue
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The Challenge Fund - Etgar Exits (46)

Company Name Exit Date Exit Type Exit Size
MedSim 01-Oct-2022 Secondary Transaction - Private
Jacada 21-Oct-2021 000000000000000000
Applied Spectral Imaging 01-Jul-2021 000000000 00000000
EarlySense 01-Apr-2021 000000000 00000000
OnPage 01-Jan-2021 000000000 00000000
Flash Networks 05-Aug-2020 000000000000000000
Haifa Group 01-Nov-2019 000000000 00000000
Friendly Robotics 18-Jul-2017 000000000000000000
Storage Networking Technologies 01-Jun-2015 Out of Business
Sol-Gel Technologies 01-Aug-2014 Buyout/LBO 0000
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The Challenge Fund - Etgar Team (18)

Name Title Deals Funds Boards Office
Samuel Friedrich Partner Tel Aviv, Israel
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