The round was said to be “significantly oversubscribed” with investors like Jerusalem Venture Partners (JVP), GE, Bank Hapoalim, SVB Investments, OurCrowd, and others joining in. Read more on Crowdfund Insider here.
Jump Bikes, the dockless electric bicycle sharing firm bought by Uber in April, appears to be toying with an e-bike rental service. Read more in the Business Insider here.
A company called Jump Bikes will offer dockless electric bikes that give riders a boost when they pedal, topping out at 20 miles per hour. Read more in the The New York Times here.
ThetaRay, a big data analytics company based in Hod HaSharon, Israel, today announced that it raised more than $30 million in a funding round led by Jerusalem Venture Partners (JVP), GE, Bank Hapoalim, OurCrowd, SVB Investments, and others. Read more on VentureBeat here.
Lyft’s largest rival, Uber, announced in April it was leaping into the shared bike craze with its acquisition of JUMP Bikes, an all-electric bike-share network. Read more in the The Mercury News here.
Uber launched its dockless bike service “Jump” in several South Side neighborhoods Monday, with 100 bikes the company says can be rented from or left anywhere. Read more in the NBC Chicago here.
Earlier this year the company acquired Israel-based fashion technology company Invertex and leading consumer data analytics firm Zodiac. Read more on just-style here.
Hailo, a Tel Aviv company developing a proprietary chip for deep learning on edge devices, raised $12.5 million in Series A funding from OurCrowd, Maniv Mobility, the Drive accelerator fund Next Gear and from angel investors including Hailo Chairman Zohar Zisapel and Delek Motors CEO Gil Agmon. Read more on Israel21c here.
Zebra Medical Vision of Kibbutz Shefayim raised $30 million in Series C funding led by aMoon Ventures with the participation of Aurum, Johnson & Johnson Innovation JJDC, Intermountain Healthcare, Fei Fei Lee, Richard Socher, Khosla Ventures, NVIDIA, Marc Benioff, OurCrowd and Dolby Ventures. Read more on Israel21c here.
The round was led by Maniv Mobility with participation from OurCrowd, Next Gear Ventures, and a number of angel investors, including Hailo’s own chairman Zohar Zisapel and Chief Executive Officer at Delek Motors, Gil Agmon. Read more on Forbes here.