OurCrowd was listed as one of 2017 Fintech 100’s leading global fintech innovators. See it here.
Roland Wee, Asia managing director for OurCrowd, discusses investing in startups, his expansion into Asia, ICOs and where he’s finding opportunities. He speaks on “Bloomberg Markets: Asia” from the Singapore Fintech Festival 2017. Watch the video here.
Mr. Wee will spearhead the company’s activity in the region, OurCrowd said in a statement. Read more on Calcalist here.
Companies in every industry have to be ready to embark on digital transformation and innovation initiatives. Even the largest enterprises can achieve success if they set out with a start-up spirit. Read more on Information Week here.
Based in Petah Tikva, DreaMed has two products: Advisor decision-support technology to optimize and fine-tune patient-specific insulin treatment plans (FDA and CE approval pending); and Glucositter, the first artificial pancreas system to receive the CE Mark for sales in Europe. Read more on Israel21c here.
Zebra Medical Vision, an artificial intelligence (AI) health start-up, has partnered with Google to offer its algorithms on the search giant’s cloud. Read more on CNBC here.
Japan’s Toyota Motor Corp is seeking more investments in Israeli robotics and vehicle technologies after its venture arm led a $14 million investment in Intuition Robotics in July. Read more on Reuters here.
Germany’s Continental AG said on Friday it was buying Israel’s Argus Cyber Security, whose technology guards connected cars against hacking. Read more on The New York Times here.
As carmakers and tech companies continue to improve the mechanics and reliability of self-driving cars, Arbe Robotics, a Tel Aviv startup developing a high-resolution radar system to help those vehicles detect and identify objects, has raised $9 million to help see itself to its first in-car trials in the next year or two. Read more […]
Innoviz Technologies, a startup that’s building solid-state lidar technology for autonomous cars, has extended its previously announced series B funding round to $73 million. Read more on VentureBeat here.