This last week saw another big Israeli acquisition — marking OurCrowd’s 6th exit! Our objects are getting ‘smarter’, check out this cool infographic featuring IoT startups. Young Israeli engineers are working on creating a better future. Read on for the latest in Startup Nation.

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Oracle buys Israeli big data startup, Crosswise, for $50M

Crosswise NLUS software giant Oracle has acquired Israeli big data startup (and OurCrowd’s portfolio company) Crosswise. The company has developed a cross-device identification system to help advertisers target consumers. Learn more.

OurCrowd & Portfolio Companies in the News

Smart Objects, Smart Investing: Check out the Internet of Things

IoT infographic NLTake a closer look at the emerging world of connected devices with this infographic featuring top startups from the Internet of Things and location-based technologies industry. Learn more.

Israel’s youngest engineers plan for a bright future

Israel Sci-Tech Schools NL56 student projects covering robotics, AI, the environment, and more, were presented at the Israel Sci-Tech Schools Network’s annual Young Engineers Conference and Competition held at the Technion. Learn more.

Entrepreneurial workspaces burst out of the city, into the ‘burbs

beersheva-seq1New facilities break the mold of standard Tel Aviv startup coworking solutions, appealing to those who need something different. Learn more.

First class of the Barclays Accelerator/TLV in full swing

barclaysFollowing last November’s announcement of the program, the new Barclays/Tel Aviv class is currently under way. Learn more.

OurCrowd’s News Nuggets

  • Israeli Takipi raises $15M to uncover flaws in your code quickly (Geektime)
  • The coolest Israeli startups making our planet ‘greener’ (NoCamels)
  • When size matters: Tiny innovations for a better world (Israel21c)
  • Online fraud prevention company, Forter, raises $32M (Globes)
  • Israel gets its first 3D tech bus (Times of Israel)

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