The Hi-Tech & Venture Capital Practice is Shibolet’s flagship division and one of the largest practices of its kind in Israel, consistently attaining top-tier ranking and delivering hands-on legal services of superior quality.
Representing the full lifecycle of Israel’s hi-tech ecosystem, Shibolet serves transactional and corporate financing needs across all sectors. Our practice team consists of 90 professionals, including more than 20 partners, each of whom brings in-depth legal knowledge and unique commercial understanding to the table. Together, the team offers experience in specialist fields such as mobility & automotive, cyber, AI, Big Data, software, fintech, semiconductors, communications, new media, internet, and defense, among many other hi-tech verticals.
We serve the transactional and corporate financing needs of a wide range of clients, from entrepreneurs, startups, and mature technology companies to academic institutes, technological incubators and accelerators, VC and private equity funds, and investors, becoming an integral part of each client’s strategic management team. Shibolet also provides legal advice to prominent private equity funds and foreign venture capital seeking to establish a presence in Israel, including structuring such activity on the corporate and tax sides.
‘Exceptional team: professional, extremely attentive, practical advice, great business orientation.‘– Legal 500 EMEA
Shibolet brings unparalleled legal expertise and experience to bear in the medical technologies field, representing hi-tech companies that are pioneering revolutionary medical devices.
Our Medical Devices Practice always stays on top of all the latest medtech advances and breakthroughs, leveraging Shibolet’s international reach and resources combined with an in-depth understanding of each client’s unique approach and business goals.
Catering to Israeli companies, as well as international businesses working in Israel or with Israeli companies overseas, Shibolet has cultivated outstanding critical expertise and understanding regarding the nuances of medtech and the various legal ramifications that often constitute significant regulatory and marketing challenges.
From the early stages of establishing a company, through attracting international investors and protecting clients’ rights amid such investments, to setting up efficient, profitable frameworks for distributing new medical products abroad, our team provides a detailed step-by-step legal process for navigating such waters.
Industry 4.0, the name given to the growing combination of traditional manufacturing and industrial platforms and practices with the latest smart technology.
This primarily focuses on the use of large-scale M2M and Internet of Things (IoT) deployments to provide the likes of increased automation, improved communication and monitoring, as well as smart machines that can analyze and diagnose issues without the need for human intervention. Technology and manufacture improvements also brings its legal challenges especially in robotics, big data, cyber security and IOT (including blockchain), product liability issues, liability coverage on an e-person (robot) versus on an individual and still grey areas relating to data ownership and data privacy. Our team is experienced in all of the fields covered by Industry 4.0 and is happy to guide clients through the legal aspects of this next stage of industrial revolution.