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From Garage to the boardroom

OurCrowd 2013 Year in Review FROM GARAGE THE BOARDROOM TO A year in the life of the leading equity crowdfunding platform S OurCrowd February 2014 marks the one-year anniversary for OurCrowd, the leading Israeli and global equity crowdfunding platform. It's been a busy year of growth for us, in terms of the investments we've made and the number of investors who have joined our community. Without further ado, here's OurCrowd's first year in numbers. OURCROWD'S SELECTIVE RESEARCH PROCESS Investing in early stage companies is risky. Our due diligence team spends a lot of time researching our investments in an effort to identify the most promising prospects. # of business plans we reviewed throughout the year 1550 # of entrepreneurs we've met with %24 775 # of companies we've funded 33 # of face-to-face meetings we conducted with companies 310 INFORMATION ABOUT OUR INVESTMENTS We have literally met with hundreds of the best and brightest Israeli entrepreneurs. The select few companies that we have invested in show an interesting window into what sectors and technologies top entrepreneurs are pursuing. 15% 16% Other MedTech 6% 3% Gaming Clean technology 6% OUR PORTFOLIO'S SECTOR DIVERSITY _10% Advertisement Ecommerce technology 6% Consumer 16% technology Mobile/Internet Communications Applications 13% IT solutions 3% 6% Digital printing Cyber security Largest total investment in a company 14 companies have raised over OurCrowd has made to date $1- $2.1 million million from OurCrowd investors OurCrowd and its investor community have invested over %24 2. $35 million in 33 Israeli and global companies 24 INFORMATION ABOUT OURCROWD'S INVESTORS Investing in startups can make investors a lot of money... if it's done smartly. OurCrowd preaches sound risk management and portfolio diversification to our thousands of investors worldwide. OurCrowd IIII IIII IIII IIII # of our investors 4000 # of countries our active investors come from 23 Average size of investment per investor $32,000 Average # of investments per investor 3.5 52%. of investors invested in more than one company OURCROWD INVESTORS I am excited about the value that OurCrowd brings to early stage investors who invest in startup companies. Not only did we raise our seed round on OurCrowd in a week, but we had people from all over the world invest in Zula thanks to this platform. Jeff Pulver, Co-founder OurCrowd portfolio company Zula Founder, Vonage ($2.6B IPO) I OurCrowd has created a unique platform for dynamic early stage origination and funding. They offer a quality investment environment, and the partnership will give GE increased access to early innovation. Sue Siegel, CEO GE Ventures OurCrowd Corporate Partner OTHER INTERESTING FACTS ABOUT OURCROWD We work hard at OurCrowd, but we also find time to enjoy ourselves. Here's an inside view into a year in the life of the OurCrowd team. 117 events hosted worldwide Liters of hummus our office has gone through 112 How many emails we sent last year 547,226 We started with 6 employees in a garage and we've grown to 30 in a real office that's $400% growth OurCrowd www.ourcrowd.com .....* 区 令

From Garage to the boardroom

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A year in the life of the leading equity crowd funding platform.

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