The OurCrowd Global Investor Pre-Summit opened with welcoming remarks from OurCrowd CEO and Founder Jon Medved. OurCrowd was founded in February 2013 and has raised more than $400 million for more than 110 portfolio companies. It is one of the largest crowdfunding organizations on the planet, according to Forbes. Medved advised that successful companies are […]
OurCrowd, a leading global equity crowdfunding platform also sees the future in autonomous driving technology and they highlight three of their portfolio companies: Engie, Argus, and VocalZoom. Engie is Waze founder Uri Levine’s company project, a car diagnostics app and mechanic marketplace, which is launching in the UK. Argus Cyber Security is an independent automotive […]
“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.
“The world’s leading company in autonomous driving, driverless cars of the future, is an Israeli company called Mobileye,” said Israeli entrepreneur Jon Medved, founder and CEO of the Jerusalem-based OurCrowd venture capital group. “Autonomous driving is not just science fiction. It’s real,” Medved told CBN News. Read more on CBN 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 […]
“They identified a huge market opportunity: that of using computer vision and applying it to assisted driving,” said Elan Zivotofsky, a general partner and head of investments at the Jerusalem-based VC fund OurCrowd. “They did this long before there was even talk of autonomous driving vehicles. So they identified the market and developed deep, core […]
“There is a thriving, growing tech scene in Canada, driven in some degree already by tech entrepreneurs who have immigrated to Canada,” David Shore, the Canadian representative of the Jerusalem-based crowdfunding venture capital firm OurCrowd, said in an email interview. “If the US has a more closed-door policy, Canada is a natural friendly alternative destination.” […]
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.
Young Turks travels to Jerusalem in Israel to bring you all the action from the OurCrowd Global Investor Summit 2017. In its 3rd year, the summit is the world’s largest equity crowd funding event and the biggest investor event in Israel. This year over 6000 attendees from over 80 countries gathered in Jerusalem, the capital […]
Jerusalem is cold. There is a biting February wind. Nonetheless, thousands have descended on the 2017 OurCrowd Global Investor Summit near the city center. With five thousand attendees, it’s the world’s largest equity crowdfunding conference. Investors looking for everything from artificial intelligence to robotics have made the trek to Israel’s capital. Read more on The […]