Instead, as Intuition Robotics co-founder and CEO Dor Skuler explains, ElliQ is designed to be a companion to help older adults do things like remember to take their medication, move around if they are sitting still too long, or even help them place a video call to their loved ones, among other things. Read more […]
Now, the automaker has decided on solid-state LiDAR (Light Detection and Ranging) sensors and computer vision tech from startup Innoviz to enable its Level 3 – 5 autonomous vehicles to “see” their surroundings. Read more on TechCrunch here.
Jerusalem-based crowdfunding investment platform OurCrowd, which has raised over a dozen funds in the past, is warming up to the idea of raising a Southeast Asia-focused fund as it has done for other geographies earlier. Read more on DealStreetAsia here.
Israel must look outwards for people and ideas if it wants to marry the startup nation to the global economy. Read more on The Jerusalem Post here.
This deluge of leads coming in to real estate agencies across the country from online sources is the inspiration for Agentology, a new startup that just raised $12 million in a round led by Defy.vc. Read more on TechCrunch here.
Israeli global equity crowdfunding platform OurCrowd had two portfolio exits announced earlier this week bringing its total number of exits to 20 in five years. Read more on Globes here.
US footwear and clothing giant NIKE Inc. (NYSE: NKE) announced last night that it has acquired Israeli computer vision company Invertex Ltd. to strengthen its digital technology platforms. Read more on Globes here.
The deal for Jump Bikes, recognizable by its bulky red bicycles with large baskets, gives Uber access to customers in Washington and San Francisco, where the startup has a few hundred bikes available to rent in increments of 30 minutes for $2. Read more on The Wall Street Journal here.
JUMP’s decision to sell to Uber came down to the ability to realize the bike-share company’s vision at a large scale, and quickly, JUMP CEO Ryan Rzepecki told TechCrunch over the phone. Read more on TechCrunch here.
Today, Cyber 2 Automotive Security (C2a) has announced that its patented Stamper technology — which protects the connected car from cyber threats — is now being made available to auto manufacturers and suppliers worldwide through a royalty-free license. Read more on VentureBeat here.