This last week saw big funding rounds for a number of Israeli startups. Get some tips and insights from several successful Israeli entrepreneurs, including Shlomo Kramer and Splacer founders Adi Biran and Lihi Gerstner. It’s a new era for female Israeli entrepreneurs. Read on for the latest in Startup Nation.
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Startups nail down big funding in first week of August
The first week of the month posted big funding rounds for a slew of Israeli startups in a range of fields including 3D printing, social networking, MedTech, mobile, and cybersecurity. Read more.
OurCrowd & Portfolio Companies in the News
- BioCatch featured in Times of Israel
- Freightos featured in BBC
- Splacer featured on Forbes
- Webydo featured in Fox Business
- Panorama featured in The Huffington Post
- ReWalk featured in WBJournal
5 success secrets from serial entrepreneur Shlomo Kramer
Starting his career in the Israeli Army’s elite 8200 information security corps, Shlomo Kramer has helped found a string of publicly traded information security companies with a total market capitalization of $26.6 billion. Read more.
Interview with Splacer founders Adi Biran and Lihi Gerstner
Adi Biran and Lihi Gerstner, founders of Splacer — the Airbnb for event spaces — discuss how their backgrounds influence their work and the aesthetics of the new spaces becoming available to their growing audience. Read more.
It’s a new era for female Israeli entrepreneurs
The Israeli startup ecosystem has dramatically changed in terms of the diversity of its entrepreneurs, with more and more women entering the previously male-dominated startup habitat, turning it into an even more interesting scene. Read more.
- Why Israel is the most important startup ecosystem in the world (YourStory)
- Fund Investments on OurCrowd from an IRA Account (OurCrowd blog)
- Glassify’s smart beer glass gets you cheaper drinks (CNET)
- BioCatch tracks memory use to catch cybercrooks (Times of Israel)
- Israeli startups delve into portable payment apps (JPost)
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