Fresh from the most successful OurCrowd Global Investor Summit 2017, Israeli serial entrepreneur and OurCrowd co-founder and CEO, Jon Medved has become one of the most vocal and engaging advocates in the global investment crowdfunding sector. OurCrowd vets and selects opportunities, invests its own capital, and brings companies to its accredited membership of global investors. […]
A year after receiving FDA clearance for their smartphone-connected glucometer, Israel-based DarioHealth is in good shape, reporting record revenues, an increasing user base and big plans to expand with payers, new markets and partnerships to monetize big data. On an earnings call, DarioHealth CEO Erez Raphael told investors the fourth quarter of 2016 “seriously advanced” […]
The United Nations estimates the number of people over the age of 65 will triple to more than 1.5 billion by the year 2050. Many of the elderly will want to live in their own homes as they get older, so new technologies will be needed to manage their care. Israel-based Intuition Robotics has designed […]
The startup responsible for the command and control system behind the Iron Dome missile defense system is now supplying critical infrastructure support to New York’s largest public power organization. The Petah Tikvah-based mPrest, a provider of mission- critical monitoring, control and analytics software for utilities, has deployed a predictive health analytics application to enhance the […]
“The deal confirms Israel’s global leadership position in autonomous driving technologies,” said Jon Medved, chief executive of OurCrowd, a venture firm with investments in the sector. “The deal will also increase attention and funding for the already burgeoning Israeli cohort of next generation autonomous driving technology startups.” Read more on ABC News here.
Israel’s emergence as a center for automotive technology got a vote of confidence on Monday when Intel Corp. said it would pay $15 billion for Mobileye NV, a Jerusalem-based maker of chips and software for driverless cars. It will be the largest takeover of an Israeli tech firm and follows a series of deals and […]
Engie, the Israeli startup that offers a car diagnostics device and app to enable you to better understand the health of your car, and is tied to a marketplace for local mechanics, sees its full U.K. launch today. Priced at £14.99 for Android users or £19.99 for iOS, Engie’s Bluetooth device plugs into you car’s […]
Splacer, which started in Tel Aviv, has attracted 700 New York City listings since it entered the marketplace in 2014. A third of the spaces are residential, and the rest are commercial, like restaurants, galleries and warehouses. Peerspace, a San Francisco-based company, arrived in New York in November 2015 and now has 600 listings in […]
In February, my team went on a four-day innovation technology tour to Israel. We met with more than 25 startups and led panel discussions on innovation at the 2017 OurCrowd Global Investor Summit. The trip impacted how we are thinking about innovation and what is happening in retail right now. Read more on Forbes here.
Hi-tech in general, and start-ups specifically, are male-dominated. That’s even truer when you are talking about the start-up automotive arena, says Gal Aharon, co-founder and chief marketing officer of Engie. Her company designed a special automotive malfunction reader that plugs into your car to assess a problem, then transports the data on the malfunction via […]