Anobit Co-founder Raises $10 Million for New Startup Stratoscale

Startup is working on virtualization technology to improve the performance of large data centers.

Inbal Orpaz
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Serial entrepreneur Ariel Maislos, one of the founders of Anobit, has raised $10 million for his new start-up, Stratoscale, which he manages.

Together with Stratoscale’s CTO and co-founder, Etay Bogner, Maislos announced that the new start-up, which develops virtualization technology to improve the performance and efficiency of large data centers, raised $10 million from the American venture capital funds Battery Ventures and Bessemer Venture Partners.

Both Maislos and Bogner have invested in Stratoscale as well.

Following the investment, Scott Tobin, general partner at Battery Ventures, and Adam Fisher, partner at Bessemer Venture Partners, will join Stratoscale’s board of directors.

Stratoscale has 20 employees in Herzliya and continues to grow.

Maislos and Bogner are well-known entrepreneurs. Maislos is one of the founders of Anobit, which Apple acquired in 2012. Before that, he was a co-founder of Passave, which was acquired by PMC-Sierra. He left Apple in November 2012, and Stratoscale was founded in February.

Bogner founded Neocleus, which was acquired by Intel, and SofaWare, an information security company acquired by Check Point.

Stratoscale makes technology for large data centers.Credit: