Like many small countries across the world, Israel punches well above its weight in the global startup ring. Read more on VentureBeat here.
Jon Medved is CEO and Founder of OurCrowd, an Israeli crowd-funding platform that facilitates investors buying into individual companies or a fund of companies in start-up mode. Read more on Cuffelinks here.
OurCrowd, the Jerusalem-based crowdfunding venture capital fund, said Tuesday it has set up a new office in Madrid’s financial district of the Paseo de la Castellana, bringing the company’s offices to seven countries including Israel, the US, Canada, Australia, Singapore and the UK. Read more on The Times of Israel here.
On the sidelines of Nasscom Product Council and IT consulting major Accenture’s recent visit to Israel to form a pact with Israel Innovation Authority, the former plans to start an education initiative with Tel Aviv University, identify one accelerator partner and partner with OurCrowd and Jerusalem Venture Partners. Read more here.
We probably live in the most interesting period in human history with the new technological revolution akin to the early days of Henry Ford and his introduction of the assembly line. What took decades in the past is now being accomplished in months… Read more here.
Figures published today by the IVC Research Center show increasing use of crowdfunding in high tech. IVC reports that 145 startups have raised a total of $197 million through crowdfunding over the past five years. The largest player in this market is the OurCrowd fund. Read more on Globes here.
2017 is on pace to surpass 2016 in terms of aggregated equity crowdfunding of Israel-linked startups, according to a Monday report by IVC Research Center Ltd., a tech-focused Israel-based research company. Read more on Calcalist here.
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Bloomberg’s Selina Wang reports on the unveiling of Apple Inc.’s iPhone X. She speaks on “Bloomberg Markets.” (Source: Bloomberg) Watch the video on Bloomberg here.
Among those speaking at the UK Israel Business technology summit include OurCrowd founder Jon Medved, Gett’s Western Europe boss Matteo de Renzi, and Tomer Tzach, chief executive of CropX Read more on City A.M. here.