Tech Buzz: This week’s top IPOs, acquisitions, and start-up investments

 Tech Buzz: This week’s top IPOs, acquisitions, and start-up investments
Israel’s hi-tech sector continues to fire on all cylinders with intense investment and acquisition activity.
This week saw Israeli companies go public at a torrid pace. On Wednesday, cybersecurity company SentinelOne raised more than $1.2 billion in an IPO, at a company valuation of $8.9b. The stock rose 21% on its first day of trading, closing at $42.50.

Game and app monetization platform ironSource began trading on the NYSE Tuesday in the largest Israeli IPO ever after completing a SPAC merger, at a company valuation of $11.1b. Meanwhile, native advertising giant Taboola began trading Thursday at a valuation of $2.6b. following its SPAC. (Taboola’s rival, Outbrain, also filed an IPO on the Nasdaq this week.) Online payments provider Payoneer also did a SPAC merger and Nasdaq IPO at a $3.3b. valuation earlier this week.

Those offerings cap off an exceptionally busy month. Earlier in June, task management company…

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