OurCrowd has invested around $300 million in Israeli technology, making it the biggest investment platform bringing together Jewish investors and Israeli startups. While OurCrowd and other similar platforms are on the whole indifferent to investors’ religion or ethnicity, Jewish communities outside Israel are clearly an important target audience for them. OurCrowd is one of the […]
One relatively new and effective solution to this issue is, of course, behavioral biometrics, BioCatch’s specialty. Broadly speaking, such technology assesses patterns in online user behavior, and sometimes even how users interact with their devices, in order to identity those that seem suspicious. BioCatch highlights the examples of “Application Fluency” and “Navigational Fluency”, with hackers […]
According to a report in The Wall Street Journal, Argus Cyber Security is well known in the automotive industry, and last week it prompted a signal to disable the fuel pump, something the paper said typically would only happen after a car crashes. Argus didn’t reveal what car it was able to hack, saying most […]
O’Sullivan has been watching dockless bike sharing as closely as anyone. Like a growing number of VCs, he has a horse in this race: New York-based Social Bicycles, or SoBi, which says it was first in producing a dockless bike that features a trackable GPS system and an integrated lock that allows it to be […]
Honda Xcelerator, which demonstrated at CES an optical microphone and a 3D holographic display, established its presence in Tel Aviv in 2016, partnering with OurCrowd, the world’s leading equity crowdfunding platform. In 2017, Xcelerator expanded its presence in Israel by partnering with innovation center and tech incubator DRIVE. Efforts to collaborate with Israeli innovators have […]
An Israeli cybersecurity firm is raising fresh concerns about hackers taking control of moving cars, remotely shutting down an engine with the help of a smartphone app, a Bluetooth connection and a type of $75 device commonly plugged into ports found under vehicle dashboards. Read more on The Wall Street Journal here.
Argus Cyber Security, the world’s largest independent automotive cyber security company, and Bosch, the global supplier of technology and services, announced today that security vulnerabilities were found by Argus researchers in the Bosch Drivelog Connector dongle and in its authentication process with the Drivelog Connect smartphone application which enabled the researchers to take control of […]
Magento Commerce announced at Imagine 2017 some major enhancements to its flagship product, Magento Commerce Cloud, including new capabilities for shipping, content management, social commerce, payments, and business intelligence. Read more on Tamebay here.
Israel is now leading the way in self-driving car tech! Read this item and more in this week’s Startup Nation newsletter. Start getting this weekly newsletter via email: Subscribe now Pull over, Detroit: Israel is new Motown for self-driving car tech Detroit has been known as “the motor city” ever since it became the center of the automobile […]
CrediFi has already made the commercial real estate market more transparent, by providing data about more than two million properties and thirteen trillion dollars in loans across the U.S. Now CredifX is taking that transparency revolution one step further. In addition to accessing information about commercial real estate finance through the CrediFi platform, CRE borrowers, […]