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A pinch of salt and a dash of innovation: 6 great food tech startups from Israel

Not for nothing is Israel named the ‘Startup Nation’ — there are more high-tech startups and a larger venture capital industry per capita than any other country, ranking as the #2 startup ecosystem in the world, right after the Silicon Valley. The country’s thriving entrepreneur community is constantly thinking-up and producing…

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Another exit on the horizon, 5 Israeli apps revolutionizing parking, & Moody’s chief economist on Israel’s economy [OurCrowd Newsletter]

What’s cool? 18 Israeli startups, according to Gartner. What’s one of the world’s best economies? Israel, according to Moody’s chief economist. What’s big? Elbit Systems will buy NICE System’s Cyber Division. Read up on these news items and more, below. Start getting this weekly newsletter…

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Conquering the Term Sheet: Everything you need to know about deal terms (Part 2)

Yesterday, we held the 2nd installment of OurCrowd’s educational series on how professional investors analyze and construct terms and conditions for their investments. Missed Part 1? View it here. On this week’s Q&A session, OurCrowd Partners, Zack Miller (Investor Community) and David Stark (Investments), continue to explore the fundamentals of deal terms…

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All your questions, answered: 8 things to know about the medical cannabis industry [AMA with Dr. Morris Laster]

Medical cannabis is the next frontier of medtech investing, forecasted to become a $35 billion industry by 2020. How are the challenges of this industry being resolved? Your questions, answered: OurCrowd presents our first investor AMA (“ask me anything”) with medtech advisor, Venture Partner and 25-year industry veteran Dr….

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Bigger? Better? Try ‘Smarter’: Investing in the Internet of Things [Infographic]

Let’s talk impressive numbers: There are already more than 10 billion systems connected to the Internet (IDC) and by 2020 there will be nearly 26 billion devices on the Internet of Things (Gartner). If you haven’t heard the term by now, Internet of Things (IoT)…

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Medical Marijuana: Clearing the smoke on a miracle drug

This is a guest post by OurCrowd Venture Partner and medtech investment advisor Dr. Morris Laster.  If ever there was a ‘miracle drug’, the top candidate would be cannabis. The range of clinical conditions that have had the potential for treatment with marijuana is extensive…

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