Catalyst Fund I was established in 1999 as a venture capital fund. The Fund focused its investment strategy on maturing Israeli technology companies and had a diversified portfolio from across sectors such as telecom, information technology, medical devices, and biotechnology sectors.
Catalyst Fund I was founded in 1999 by Cukierman & Co., in cooperation with the European industrial and financial group OTTO and other well-known European investors from the UK, Germany, Greece and Israel, including HSBC, OBC, M.M. Warburg & Co., Quest Group and the Union Bank of Israel.