We just had one of the most exciting events occur for the Startup Nation- the Mobileye acquisition. What lies ahead? Read up on this news items and more below.
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Intel’s Mobileye deal marks Israel as autonomous tech hub
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. Read more.
OurCrowd & Portfolio Companies in the News
- Zebra featured in Huffington Post
- Engie featured in TechCrunch
- CyberX featured in PR Newswire
- Argus featured in Globes
- VocalZoom featured in Jerusalem Post
- OurCrowd featured in Crowdfund Insider
Israeli tech firms revving up engines for self-driving cars
As the world moves toward an era of self-driving cars, Israel is positioning itself to be the Detroit of the future. Read more.
Catching up to Tel Aviv, Jerusalem rising in world’s ranking of start-up hubs
“With a population of almost 1 million – one-third of which is Muslim – Jerusalem’s start-up ecosystem thrives on diversity and the actions of a helpful city government,” the report stated. Read more.
From tragedy to tech: Israelis and Rwandans partner to build the ‘African Start-up Nation’
Two Israeli entrepreneurs seek to use all their hometown resources to help support the Rwandan capital of Kigali on its journey to becoming the African Start-up Nation. Read more.
- BMW mulls Israeli smart car R&D center (Globes)
- Israeli company Dyadic Security raises $12M (NoCamels)
- Israeli app builder company ScyllaDB raises $16M (Globes)
- Logistics platform company Bringg raises $10M (NoCamels)
- Using robotics and ultrasound to guide and insert needles (Israel21c)
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