Virtual world or the physical one? Which is better? One argument is that there’s nothing quite so powerful as the global community’s ability to connect virtually. The other point of view is that no online connection can compare to the meaningful, tactile experience of gathering with others in a shared physical space. In the world […]
It’s tougher out there for New York City’s commercial real estate developers seeking cash for their latest projects. Big banks are pulling back and those filling the gap are demanding tighter terms, according to Ely Razin, chief executive of CrediFi Content Co., a property-focused data provider that published its quarterly rankings of the largest commercial […]
Zebra Medical Vision, an Israeli digital healthcare startup, claims to have developed an algorithm that has the potential to improve breast cancer detection. Founded in 2014 and backed by the likes of Salesforce billionaire Marc Benioff with $20 million (£16 million), the Tel Aviv-based company says it has taught an algorithm to identify early signs […]
A self-driving car tech startup called NAUTO has raised an undisclosed amount of venture funding, and entered into data-sharing partnerships with big-name auto and insurance companies BMW, Toyota and Allianz Group. Specifically, BMW iVentures, Toyota Research Institute and Allianz Ventures have invested in NAUTO’s Series A round. The startup and its investors declined to disclose […]
Can you name the largest asset class in the United States, an enormous market worth about $40 trillion? You’re correct if you guessed real estate. The industry can be broken down into two major areas: $23 trillion for residential housing, and $15 trillion for commercial real estate (CRE) accounts. While most people may not instinctively […]
Your skin can say a lot about you — from your age to the last time you saw the sun. Now, an Israeli startup called VocalZoom wants to examine skin to make much more complicated analyses: comprehending what we say. When we talk, the skin on our faces makes subtle vibrations too slight to be […]
Zvi Schreiber, a Jerusalem-based entrepreneur, is on his fourth successful startup, an amazing track record when most people are lucky to win with one. Successful entrepreneurs often follow their passions as they found their companies. You have greater insight into something you love — and you’ll enjoy working on it. Read more on Forbes here.
What does fighter jet flight simulation have to do with neurosurgery? The answer is simple: Surgical Theater – a Cleveland-based startup that uses flight simulator technology for brain surgery – co-founded by former Israeli Air Force officers Moty Avisar and Alon Geri. Surgical Theater actually puts neurosurgeons in the pilot’s seat, allowing them to “fly” […]
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“OurCrowd, a three-year-old Israeli startup which last week landed $72m (£56m) in funding, plans to open an office in London early next year where it will look to both invest in British startups and attract investors here to its global platform.” Read more on City A.M. here.