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This Israeli founder sold his first company to Cisco for $475 million when he was 26

Media CoverageJuly 8, 2019

This Israeli founder sold his first company to Cisco for $475 million when he was 26

Now he’s raised $117 million from a who’s who of US angel investors to take Cisco on. Ido Susan, CEO of a hot Israeli startup called DriveNets, is a force to be reckoned with in the world of computer networking.

An Israeli startup named DriveNets is determined to upend the multi-billion network equipment industry dominated by Cisco. It is led by a networking wunderkind who sold his first startup, at age 26, to Cisco for $475 million, and by a former AT&T exec who sold his last startup to AT&T for $121 million.

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