Author: Naama Segal

Why US corporate giants like Intel need fresh Israeli tech [OurCrowd Newsletter]

This year seems like a good year for Israeli IPOs and Israeli tech may be a secret ingredient to business development – read why below in this week’s Startup Nation newsletter. Start getting this weekly newsletter via email: Subscribe now Why US corporate giants like Intel need fresh Israeli tech Mammoth American multinationals depend on ingenuity from small Israeli startups to drive their businesses forward. Read more. OurCrowd & Portfolio Companies in the News mPrest featured in Culture Trip Borro featured in Bridging & Commercial  CEO Jon Medved on i24 News (1:24) Corephotonics featured in Yahoo Finance Neverware featured in Yahoo Finance Syqe Medical featured in Nanalyze Accelerating to warp speed An upbeat conversation about Israel’s tech sector with OurCrowd’s Jon Medved. Read more. Nasdaq expects more Israeli IPOs in 2017 94 Nasdaq-listed Israeli companies have an aggregate $70 billion market cap. Read more. Corporate-Startup partnerships are thriving in Israel When Greg Moran, CEO of Zoomcar, first traveled to Israel last year, he was expecting to have a few business conversations–maybe even to collaborate on a low-level project. Read more.   News Nuggets Ad recovery company Uponit raises $2.3M (Globes) Israeli SaaS company TestCraft raises $1M (Globes)...

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OurCrowd reveals top ten investment tech trends at 2017 Global Investor Summit & more [OurCrowd Newsletter]

Read about OurCrowd’s latest expansion to Taiwan and the top tech trends revealed at the Summit in this week’s newsletter below: Start getting this weekly newsletter via email: Subscribe now OurCrowd reveals top ten investment tech trends at 2017 Global Investor Summit Global equity crowdfunding platform OurCrowd announced the top ten investment tech trends during its 2017 Global Investor Summit. The event attracted 6,000 guests from 82 countries. Also in attendance were more than 200 multinational corporations, which includes Honda, Innogy, GE, Shell, Intuit, Microsoft, and Samsung Ventures. Read all of the coverage here. OurCrowd & Portfolio Companies in the News Splacer featured in Miami Herald CrediFi featured in Globes Zoomcar featured in Economic Times CyberX featured in Yahoo Finance PowWow featured in IT Business Net Intuition Robotics featured in TechCrunch 2 Israeli nano-satellites ready for launch The satellites are scheduled for a Wednesday takeoff on a launcher of the Indian Space Research Organization. Read more. Honda and Volvo open smart car accelerator DRIVE in Tel Aviv, showing Israel is battlefield in self-driving race Smart mobility testing centers are popping up around the world, but DRIVE’s backers...

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Israeli tech changes the Super Bowl experience & get ready for the Summit! [OurCrowd Newsletter]

Which Israeli tech altered this year’s Super Bowl experience and what’s the latest app to download? Read up on these news items and more stories from the Startup Nation, below… Start getting this weekly newsletter via email: Subscribe now Israeli technology let Super Bowl fans see plays at face mask level As New England Patriots and Atlanta Falcons fans gritted their teeth on Sunday night during the first Super Bowl to end in overtime, they could connect closer than ever to their favorite teams through an innovative Israeli technology. Read more. OurCrowd & Portfolio Companies in the News BioCatch featured in Biometric Update The Bouqs featured in USA Today Kenna Security featured in PR Newswire High-tech: Men seek money, women seek challenge A survey by Israel’s Matchup Placement personnel agency examined which factors affect the satisfaction of high-tech employees. Read more. Israel sees record VC funding, shifts from quick exits to long-term growth Investor activity is showing that the tech scene in Israel is hotter than ever. Figures from IVC Research Center and accounting firm KPMG Somekh Chaikin indicated that 2016 set the all-time fundraising record...

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Tel Aviv incorporates driverless cars & more [OurCrowd Newsletter]

Tel Aviv’s public transit system is ahead of the game. Read up on this news items and more stories from the Startup Nation, below… Start getting this weekly newsletter via email: Subscribe now Tel Aviv among 10 first cities to incorporate driverless cars in public transit Israel’s bustling metropolis Tel Aviv is among a handful of cities worldwide to incorporate driverless cars in its public transit system. Read more. OurCrowd & Portfolio Companies in the News mPrest featured in Business Wire The Bouqs featured in TechCrunch prooV featured in PR Newswire Global entities come shopping for Israeli cybersecurity As computer devices and Internet of Things (IoT) connectivity continue to break new boundaries and create changes to our lifestyle, new cybersecurity technologies to defend our tech-savvy lives are crucial. Read more. Unicorn dreams: Who will be the next billion dollar Israeli startup A popular new pastime in Israel’s tech scene is hunting unicorns. No, not the mythical horse-like creatures with one horn, but startups valued at $1 billion or more. Read more. Largest equity crowdfunding conference ever: OurCrowd delivers the crowd with forthcoming Jerusalem event OurCrowd, a...

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Israel’s startups are off to a good start in 2017 [OurCrowd Newsletter]

How is 2017 looking for Israeli startups, and what are Israel’s advancements in brain science? Read up on these news items and more stories from the Startup Nation, below… Start getting this weekly newsletter via email: Subscribe now Israeli startups already raised nearly $400M this year 2017 is shaping up to maintain the record amounts raised by Israeli startups last year. Read more. OurCrowd & Portfolio Companies in the News Splacer featured in NY Business Journal enVerid featured in PR Newswire MedAware featured in Globes Biggest investor event in Israel to showcase startup magic 5,000 people expected at OurCrowd’s 2017 Global Investor Summit in Jerusalem for close-up look at companies driving the world’s hottest technologies. Read more. Let it get to your head: In 2017, Israel’s on the brain tech scene After decades of being at the forefront of life sciences, specifically in medical technology innovation, Israel is now leading the way in another area of health care and advancement: brain science. Read more. Israel among 5 finalists for Google prize to land spacecraft on the moon “We have waited for this moment for a long time,” says...

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