thyssenkrupp Partnership with theDOCK yields 4 promising Startups
September 22, 2020
On Thursday, September 17, theDOCK hosted the Finals Virtual Event for its Maritime Autonomous Systems Challenge which was sponsored by thyssenkrupp Marine Systems (tkMS) and ATLAS ELEKTRONIK. The event culminated a best practice 3-months screening project in search for excelling startups addressing ATLAS’ declared needs and challenges.
IINO to invest in theDOCK's Navigator II Fund
June 13, 2023
IINO Kaiun Kaisha, Ltd. (IINO), invests in theDOCK fund. By partnering with theDOCK, IINO aims to identify promising technologies that improve its operation for the Creation of Economic and Social Value while contributing to the development of innovative technologies that address the industry's challenges, such as carbon neutrality by 2050 and energy transformation toward that goal.
HHLA Next to invest in Navigator II Fund
April 4, 2023
HHLA Next, Hamburg Port (Hafen) und Logistik AG venture arm joins theDOCK's Navigator II fund. HHLA Next investment in theDOCK fund expands its exposure to maritime, ports, and supply chain startups and to the ecosystem in Israel, the Middle East, and beyond.
HHLA Next: "We are excited to work closely together with Nir Gartzman, Hannan Carmeli, and the team of theDOCK as well as joining many other international LPs and partners in terminal operations, ship ownership, and logistics such as NYK and PSA, who have also invested in the fund."
ORIX Corporation to invest in theDOCK's Navigator II Fund
February 7, 2023
ORIX, a diversified multinational financial group, joins theDOCK's Navigator II fund. ORIX’s investment marks a significant milestone for theDOCK, reinforcing the fund's commitment to fostering innovation and driving growth in the maritime and supply chain industry through investments in cutting-edge technologies. A pillar of theDOCK's strategy is to engage with a diversified network of strategic partners, and ORIX strengthens that network with its financial expertise
Shipping and Logistics Giant NYK to Join theDOCK's Navigator II Fund
May 24, 2022
NYK and theDOCK announced earlier today NYK's strategic investment in theDOCK's fund. NYK joins a roster of leaders in terminal operations, ship ownership/management and logistics who invested in the fund which focuses on maritime and logistics innovation.
Israeli Maritime Startups Boom as UN Decade of Ocean Science Kicks Off
March 14, 2021
Driving this wave of momentum has been rising Israeli venture capital hub theDOCK. Founded by Israeli Navy veterans in 2017, theDOCK works with early-stage companies in the maritime space to bring their solutions to market. The hub's pioneering efforts ignited Israel's maritime technology sector, and now, with their new fund, theDOCK is motivating these high-tech solutions to also address ESG criteria.
Maritime-Tech “Exits” – Surge in 2019/20 Reaching New Horizon
November 16, 2020
Back in October 2018 we opened a previous article with a question we stumbled over back then (by a financial investor) – “Why would I invest in a sector that barely has any exits?”. We decided to take action. We rolled our sleeves and conducted a study reviewing years 2016-2018 to figure out numbers and trends.