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Lightricks is now a Unicorn

I reported previously (see here) on Israel’s Lightricks – developer of Facetune, Enlight and Swish. The startup has just raised $135 million of funds to value the company at $1 billion and give it the financial title of a “Unicorn”. … Continue reading

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Turning cleaners into computer staff

When Covid-19 struck, Israeli company Lightricks (developer of photo editing software Facetune) sent home its nine cleaners. Days later, maintenance manager Nadav changed their lives. He taught them basic computer skills and had them inputting photos of faces for image … Continue reading

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Israeli Unicorns doubled in 2019

Israel has 20 Unicorns, privately-held companies worth more than $1 billion. Only the US, China and the UK have more. The new ones are Riskified, InMode, Monday.com, Vayyar, Fabric, Lemonade, Next Insurance, Lightricks, Hippo, Trax and SentinelOne. (See here). https://en.globes.co.il/en/article-israel-doubles-number-of-unicorns-in-2019-1001312322

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Desperately seeking hi-tech staff

Israeli tech and recruitment companies use innovative ways to attract hi-tech talent. Intel has comedy nights for candidates and issues raffle tickets with prizes of drones, computers and processors. Lightricks distributed thousands of coasters in popular bars. SQLink even holds … Continue reading

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A photo finish

Lightricks is the Israeli startup behind successful smartphone photo-editing apps Facetune and Enlight. Founded in 2013, Facetune has 4.5 million customers with another million on Enlight. With a graphics engine and mobile ad software, Lightricks is a likely target for … Continue reading

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