Since 1996, leading tech news magazine, Red Herring annually reviews thousands of candidates for each of its 3 Top 100 awards (Asia, Europe and the Americas) and is widely recognized as one of the industry’s more prestigious awards.
Each year for the past decade, there has been a strong Israeli presence among the companies nominated for the Top 100 Europe category, where Israeli firms compete. This year, Israel set a new best with 30 startups being nominated, out of which 9 were named winners.
There is no doubt about it: Israel has become a world leader in startup success. Famously titled as the Startup Nation, Israel has earned international acclaim for its cutting-edge innovations, startups and research in the fields of science, technology, medicine and the environment.
The Red Herring Top 100 award winners include some of the most exciting Israeli startups that exhibit unparalleled innovation and economic ingenuity. Check out the 2014 Red Herring Europe Top 100 Israeli winners below:
B.I.S. Advanced Software
Founded in 1987, B.I.S. Advanced Software Systems Ltd. is a leading provider of advanced data connectivity, transfer and management software solutions for the enterprise environment.
Checkmarx, founded in 2006, developed technology to analyze code written for apps, offering monitoring and recommendations for correcting security problems in code that are liable to create security gaps in computer systems.
Extreme Reality has developed a software-based technology that enables any consumer electronics device with a standard 2D camera to become a full-body motion controlled gaming system.
Founded in 2011, Feedvisor is a fully automated algorithmic repricing platform, offering e-commerce marketplace sellers a best in class, cloud-based solution to keep their prices competitive and maximize profitability.
Since 2009, justAd develops a cloud-based, self service advertising platform that enables advertisers to create highly engaging rich media ads for mobile and tablet devices, without the need for custom coding, server-certification nor testing.
Founded in 2004, Pontis offers individual Customer Lifecycle Management (iCLM™) solutions that enable service providers to maintain a continuous engagement with each of their millions of subscribers.
Safer Place, an Automated Video Based Traffic Enforcement solution provider, pioneers the field of aggressive driving violation enforcement in a financially efficient manner.
ThetaRay’s Hyper-dimensional Big Data Analytics™ solution helps protect against unknown zero-day threats and APT attacks that target critical infrastructure and mission critical systems or applications.
View the full winners list here: 2014 Red Herring Europe Top 100 Winners
Israeli innovations and investment opportunities
Only a few months into the year and Israeli startups kicking off 2014 with a great start turning heads at major international events and smashing records across the industry. As the year progresses, the success of Israeli startups is expected to continue, and OurCrowd has a great ringside seat for seeing what’s trending right now and finding the best investment opportunities the Startup Nation has to offer.