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Israel’s Wix Web Platform Company Unveils Super Bowl Ad [video]

Friday, January 30th, 2015

The Israeli–based web platform company Wix has unveiled its commercial to be aired during the Super Bowl football game this Sunday.

Wix’s message is that it offers a web solution for every business or even individuals who want to create a website.

The 30-second spot will cost Wix approximately $4.5, and a longer version of the commercial can be seen below.

It features  former Green Bay Packer Brett Favre, four other retired football stars and actor Rex Lee

In the commercial, Favre opens “Favre and Carve,” a charcuterie shop, and ex–Cowboys guard Larry Allen opens Larry’s All-Pro Tow.

The video also shows Steelers fullback Franco Harris, who is nicknamed “The Immaculate Reception” because of a fabulous catch in a game, bursting from a cake in a promo for his company called, of course,  Immaculate Receptions.

Super Bowl commercials also Weill show the first ad created by an Israel advertising agency, Yehoshua TBWA will be the first Israeli advertising agency to screen an Israeli ad during the Super Bowl – the US National Football League (NFL) championship game.

The commercial invites viewers to relax after the big game on Sunday take a vacation at the Israeli Fattal chain’s luxury Herods hotels.

Tzvi Ben-Gedalyahu

Another Israeli Firm Files for Wall Street IPO

Tuesday, June 4th, 2013

The Israeli-based Wix website developer company has filed for a $75 million initial public offering (IPO) to raise the company’s value to $400 million.

Last week, the Israeli-based Kamada medical treatments company completed an IPO prior its stock trading on NASDAQ last week. Software developer Babylon also has filed for IP, and Caesarstone Sdot Yam Ltd., a maker of quartz-based countertops raised slightly more than $84 million in its IPO a year ago.

Wix, founded in 2006 by CEO Avishai Abrahami, his brother Nadav and Giora Kaplan, has developed an online platform for people to quickly and easily create their own websites.

Wix’s success has resulted in one million new users each month. Altogether, 28 million people have used its services and created 26 million websites. Wix employs approximately 400 people, most in Tel Aviv.

Wix’s business model is based on payments from users for its various premium services, such as larger storage space or options to add sale elements on websites. Users can choose among hundreds of website templates, and choose the colors, size, and other features as they see fit.

Business Insider earlier this year ranked Wix 65th in its Digital 100 list of the world’s 100 most valuable private tech companies, alongside companies such as Twitter and Dropbox.

Jewish Press News Briefs

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