The fund also recently founded the Radicle accelerator in order to support younger companies, mainly at the seed stage. This accelerator is not Israeli, but one partner in it is Israeli crowd-funding firm OurCrowd. “We’ll also invest in Israel through Radicle,” Meron says, emphasizing that the fund itself will focus on existing companies, while Radicle […]
The Be a Mensch Foundation is proud to announce the selection of OurCrowd and its CEO Jonathan Medved as the Be a Mensch “Organization of the Year.” The decision is based on OurCrowd’s dedication to invest in Israel’s greatest asset, its people. Israel has become synonymous with startup technologies that change industries and improve people’s […]
MPIRICA Health Inc., a Bellevue, Washington-based healthcare quality transparency startup, has received $4.6 million in funding led by OurCrowd, a global equity crowdfunding platform, with participation from a private Seattle-based equity fund. The digital health startup was founded in 2014 to “demystify” healthcare quality for both consumers and payers. MPIRICA will use proceeds from this […]
The crucial, but often overlooked step is to investigate the platform as well as the companies seeking funds, warns Jon Medved, founder and chief executive of OurCrowd, the world’s largest equity crowdfunding platform. Read more on The Independent here.
OurCrowd has invested around $300 million in Israeli technology, making it the biggest investment platform bringing together Jewish investors and Israeli startups. While OurCrowd and other similar platforms are on the whole indifferent to investors’ religion or ethnicity, Jewish communities outside Israel are clearly an important target audience for them. OurCrowd is one of the […]
Honda Xcelerator, which demonstrated at CES an optical microphone and a 3D holographic display, established its presence in Tel Aviv in 2016, partnering with OurCrowd, the world’s leading equity crowdfunding platform. In 2017, Xcelerator expanded its presence in Israel by partnering with innovation center and tech incubator DRIVE. Efforts to collaborate with Israeli innovators have […]
Not everyone in this list are VCs: Some non-VC financial enterprises are involved in either investing or lending money to the SUN 100 club, including Silicon Valley Bank, which is a bank focused on tech companies, and Viola Credit (formerly Plenus), a lending fund. In addition, OurCrowd is a crowdfunding platform, and Mitsui is a […]
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. […]
Elan Zivotofsky, general partner at the OurCrowd equity platform that invests in a number of companies working on autonomous cars, compared it to smartphones, laptops and other sectors in which Israeli technology is heavily used, but that the final products are still made elsewhere. Read more on Business Live here.
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 […]