Bloomberg Businessweek featured OurCrowd portfolio company Parko this week, putting into context the story of the rise of Israeli traffic and parking apps. Tomer Neuner conceived of the Parko app when he was hunting for a parking space in Tel Aviv, circling his neighborhood on a sweltering summer day. “I thought to myself, there’s got […]
Fast Company called OurCrowd portfolio company Parko an Israeli startup “to watch” in the wake of Google’s gigantic $1B+ acquisition of Waze. Contributor Nadav Shemer describes Parko as among “the most innovative businesses likely to follow the crowdsourced mapping tool’s path to high-value exits.” “Recent studies show that city drivers spend at least 20 minutes […]
Informilo featured OurCrowd in its June 2013 print magazine for Le Web London, one of the world’s largest tech conferences. “Equity crowdsourcing platforms […] potentially have important impact on the tech industry by helping to solve the seed and Series A funding crunch and transforming the way angels and VCs syndicate deals.” Read more here […]
The Next Web’s Shira Abel spoke with Zvi Schreiber, CEO of OurCrowd portfolio company TradeOS, on June 9th. Their interview focused on the company’s push to modernize the freight industry. TradeOS’ ability to bring change to an industry that has been “shockingly Internet-resistant” is, in Abel’s words, “sexy”. TradeOS, funded by OurCrowd investors in 2012, is […]
Informilo featured OurCrowd in its June 2013 print magazine for Le Web London, one of the world’s largest tech conferences. Jennifer Schenker and Matt Cowan write that OurCrowd “helps to solve the seed and Series A funding crunch and transforming the way angels and VCs syndicate deals”. Read more here (PDF download)
The Portland Tribune covered Lucid Energy’s deal to begin work on their latest contract, the Conduit 3 Hydroelectric Project based in Oregon. “Site Based Energy, a four-year-old Idaho company, has agreed to be the principal investor and operator of a new in-pipe hydro power system developed by Portland’s Lucid Energy called the Conduit 3 Hydroelectric […]
“OurCrowd, the VC-crowdfunding platform founded by Jon Medved, announced today that it has appointed Evelyn Rubin as Business Development Partner and Danna Mann as Business Strategies Partner. In total there are now three women partners on the OurCrowd team – making it one of the startup investment bodies with the highest female presence.” (Hebrew article)
OurCrowd’s team is meeting with accredited investors only across the US and Israel again! We’re doing another east and west coast run, followed by an exclusive event in Jerusalem hours before the 5th Presidential Conference opens. If you see us in your neighborhood, let us know and we can arrange a one-on-one with you or […]
OurCrowd was featured in CNN’s Business 360 on April 30th. CEO Jon Medved appeared on CNN TV from Israel, speaking about the Israeli startup scene and the future of crowdfunding. Watch Jon speak on CNN below. You can also read more on CNN Business 360 here.
Jon Medved, CEO of “OurCrowd” talks to CNN about what his company looks for in a start-up.