Jerusalem Venture Partners (JVP) is a venture capital fund established in 1993 by Dr. Erel Margalit. With an investment strategy centered on identifying opportunities from inception and growing them into global industry leaders, the fund focuses on catalyzing economic growth in Jerusalem. It has invested in a range of emerging trends over the years, including telecommunications in the 1990s, and more recently, big data, deep learning, artificial intelligence, and food-tech. The fund has delivered an average return of 4.8 times the value of the initial investment on companies that later secured exits, and has orchestrated dozens of startup exits, many of which have turned into unicorns with returns of more than 10 times their initial investment. JVP is based in Jerusalem and has recently expanded to New York City, with the establishment of the city's first international cybersecurity investment hub. It has raised more than $1.6 billion across 10 funds and has a network of strategic and business partners spanning the world. The fund has a hands-on approach in supporting and mentoring its companies and welcomes global strategic and investment partners through all phases of the maturity cycle, with a view to creating disruptive technologies and solutions. JVP's innovative approach to venture capital starts with its location at the Margalit Startup City Jerusalem, which is a unique center of innovation that has become a magnet for innovators and luminaries from all over the world. The Margalit Startup City Model includes dynamic creative campuses where early-stage portfolio companies are provided a suite of customized services, including office space, hands-on management support, strategic guidance, and access to expert mentors and a vast network of global strategic partners. The team supporting the Margalit Startup City is composed of experts in business, technology, and media with years of experience building successful companies. JVP's investment focus is on seed-stage start-ups in the fields of artificial intelligence, computer vision, cloud, and Internet of Things (IoT), and mobile, among others. The firm has helped establish more than 160 companies, with 38 exits including 12 Nasdaq IPOs totaling over $20 billion.It has invested in a diverse range of sectors such as Cybersecurity, Advanced Analytics for Financial Services, Agriculture, Healthcare, Infrastructure and transportation (Satellite Technology), Cybersecurity for Applications and Infrastructures, Industrial IoT/Industrie 4.0 Cybersecurity, Pest protection for trees, Alternative protein production, Data Management and Transfer, Corporate Data Analytics, Decision Workflow Management, Memory optimization for machine learning and big data applications, Big Data Streaming Analytics, Sales Automation, Analytics Platform, Cloud Management, and Automation.