An article on leading international tech blog Geektime (the largest site of its kind outside the U.S) posed the following rhetorical question: "If we had $100 million to invest in Israeli startups, which would we choose?"
After weeks of research and deliberation, involving their own data scientists and external industry experts (including several startup investors), the answer came in the form of a list of 41 leading startups in Israel - a country often referred to as the "Startup Nation" for its prowess in that field (Israel has the highest number of startups per capita in the world).
Each company was ranked based on how profitable or risky an investment was estimated to be. Each one was then granted between $1 million - $5 million; the higher the ranking, the greater the "investment."
Leadspace was one of just five of the 41 selected companies to receive the full $5 million rating.
In explaining why, the article outlined Leadspace's rapid success in just a few short years, along with its equally rapidly increasing roster of major enterprise software companies:
The company's technology is able to analyze Big Data, using various modes of intelligence, to locate the right people [leads]. The company's product has succeeded in substantially increasing the conversion rate of user organizations, and its customers include major corporations such as Microsoft, Oracle, Adobe, Imperva, Akamai.
...The great success of Leadspace in a relatively short time reinforces our confidence in the company's ability to go far.