We are incredibly proud of Sight Diagnostics for receiving FDA clearance for its OLO blood analyzer; OLO leverages AI with a revolutionary method to “digitize” blood, allowing patients to receive blood test results within minutes at the point-of-care, and with just a finger-prick. OurCrowd has been very excited about Sight Diagnostics from early on, and we are looking forward to celebrating continued innovation and success together.
Over the weekend on Fox Business News, Stifel CEO Ron Kruszewski explained why the investment banking firm partnered with OurCrowd. Watch here.
In other news, 147 nations in the UN General Assembly voted in favor of an Israel initiated resolution to help improve access to agtech capabilities for developing countries. This is another reason why we are so glad to back Israeli agtech companies like Consumer Physics, CropX, Taranis, Tevel, and more.
Startup Nation and beyond
In a recent Mastercard report, Israel was ranked the 4th best country for women entrepreneurs. We are proud of Charlie Javice of Frank and Dr. Gilly Regev of SaNOtize together with our other great women leaders. Meanwhile, outside of Israel, we were privileged to hear advice on how to be successful from top global women VCs from a variety of countries including Colombia, Vietnam, Turkey, UK, and Australia. See the video.
Startups making an impact: ClimaCell spins off a non-profit arm seeking to close the gap in weather and climate information between developing nations and the industrialized world.
Exciting news: DarioHealth Launches Digital Diabetes Program on Walmart.com.
Top tech news this week
- Foodtech…Beyond Burgers are coming to Costco.
- Marketplace…Booking platform Klook sets down roots in the UK.
- FinTech…Flynn Restaurant Group adopts instant pay across its 1,200 restaurants, featuring DailyPay.
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The latest from OurCrowd
Learn about investing through self-directed IRAs on a live webinar with OurCrowd’s US Chairman Alec Ellison, hosted by our partner Rocket Dollar. Sign up to join Wednesday, December 11, at 13:00 PM EST.
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:
- Content Writer – European Market for Lemonade (Israel)
- Market Development Analyst for Bizzabo (USA)
- VP of Engineering for Zoomcar (India)
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