The 2019 OurCrowd Global Investor Summit was absolutely historic! Watch some top moments in this 1 minute video and find session content, press headlines and more highlights here. Did you know: AI companies accounted for 37% of investment in Israeli tech companies in 2018 and as of the end of last year Israel had 6,673 active high-tech companies and startups? Find more stats here from the recently released Start-Up Nation Central report.
Startup Nation and beyond
On Israel and India collaboration: Israeli startup Zebra Medical Vision partners with Indian hospital to bring AI imaging to India and Israel’s Top VC Fund Loves Indian Entrepreneurs & Sees Great Potential in Technology Investing in the Country, featuring OurCrowd.
Could data become a force for good to solve some of the world’s biggest problems? Data.world, the Github for Big Data, Wants To Create Positive Impact By Making Data Available To All.
Acquisitions: NVIDIA Buys Mellanox To Bring HPC Scaling To Data Centers.
Top tech news this week
- Healthcare…Resorbable bone pin maker Ossio raises $22M for commercial launch.
- Agriculture…Taranis Unveils Enhanced Platform for Aerial Imagery Insights Into Farming.
- Consumer Hardware…Meet the Israeli-made robots changing lives and advancing robotics globally, featuring Intuition Robotics.
News from the Industry
A highly anticipated event at the annual OurCrowd Global Investor Summit is the presentation of what we predict will be 10 tech trends throughout the year ahead, reflecting the views of our investment team as well as input from our global network: Read this year’s trends (OurCrowd)
“As broadband, WiFi, and affordable smart phones spread, so will the future that is carried on the backs of these technologies.” The On-Demand Enterprise (Greylock Partners)
Navigating the Leap from Big Tech to Startups — Advice from a Former Google and Flipkart Exec (First Round Capital)
The latest from OurCrowd
Check out OurCrowd featured in Impact Alpha: Israel’s OurCrowd is targeting the Sustainable Development Goals – and measuring its own impact.
‘I See Prophecy Being Fulfilled’: Powerful Global Investors Flock to Jerusalem for Groundbreaking Tech Summit. Read more on CBN News.
The CiConnect CannaMed/Tech conference will be held on May 1, 2019 in San Francisco, focusing on the business potential between Israel and the US when it comes to cannabis. OurCrowd’s Kfir Kachlon will be a featured speaker. Find more information here.
See which OurCrowd events are taking place near you on our Events Calendar.
Looking to connect
We currently have 500+ open positions at our global portfolio companies. Here are a few of the most exciting:
- Staff Engineer – New Mobility Platform for JUMP (USA)
- IS Project Manager for Innoviz (Israel)
- Customer Success Director for Bizzabo (USA)
To search, filter, and apply head to OurTalent here.