Corephotonics, which has raised $50 million from several high-profile venture capital firms and other investors, said its patented dual camera technology for mobile devices was incorporated by Apple in the iPhone 7 Plus and iPhone 8 Plus without its authorization. Read more in Reuters here.
On the sidelines of Nasscom Product Council and IT consulting major Accenture’s recent visit to Israel to form a pact with Israel Innovation Authority, the former plans to start an education initiative with Tel Aviv University, identify one accelerator partner and partner with OurCrowd and Jerusalem Venture Partners. Read more here.
We probably live in the most interesting period in human history with the new technological revolution akin to the early days of Henry Ford and his introduction of the assembly line. What took decades in the past is now being accomplished in months… Read more here.
Figures published today by the IVC Research Center show increasing use of crowdfunding in high tech. IVC reports that 145 startups have raised a total of $197 million through crowdfunding over the past five years. The largest player in this market is the OurCrowd fund. Read more on Globes here.
2017 is on pace to surpass 2016 in terms of aggregated equity crowdfunding of Israel-linked startups, according to a Monday report by IVC Research Center Ltd., a tech-focused Israel-based research company. Read more on Calcalist here.
It’s no secret that Israel has been driving the mobility sector forward for years – and this week, Startup Nation has zoomed past another milestone: Intel announced yesterday its $15 billion acquisition of Jerusalem-based Mobileye, a leader in the autonomous driving industry, creating waves across the global mobility scene and making it Israel’s biggest acquisition […]
Guest post by Phillip Fine, Jerusalem-based writer/editor. There’s commercialization of military know-how and then there’s Israel’s commercialization of military know-how. Take mPrest Systems Inc., a software maker headquartered in Petah Tikva, a city of 231,000 roughly 11 kilometres east of Tel Aviv. That company is selling the software that Israel used in Iron Dome – […]
It’s a #throwbackthursday to end all Throwback Thursdays: Whether you were with us in person or in spirit, there is so much to absorb from the 2017 OurCrowd Global Investor Summit in Jerusalem last week. Take a trip down memory lane and/or catch what you missed. 2017 Global Investor Summit fun facts The Summit featured […]
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With tech news and OurCrowd announcements being made throughout the last week around the Summit, make sure not to miss a single sound bite or quote. Read Summit-related news here.