Learn about OurCrowd portfolio company HIL’s exciting acquisition of Navada-based nanotech company, Nanolabz; discover the electrifying innovation of electric roads and the Israeli startup behind them; hear from the partners and investors of a new multi-million Israel-focused VC fund; and more this week from Startup Nation…

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Israeli biomed HIL Applied Medical acquires Reno’s Nanolabz in race for cancer treatment

HIL NL.minJerusalem-based HIL Applied Medical (an OurCrowd portfolio company) announced their buyout of Nanolabz, a Nevada-based firm developing smart nano-engineered targets for the short-pulse R&D sector. Learn more.

OurCrowd & Portfolio Companies in the News

Israeli startup ElectRoad can turn any road electric

ElectRoad NL.minThe new ElectRoad wireless charging solution can be implemented in any roadway and will end dependence on expensive batteries and the limits on travel distances. Learn more.

OrbiMed’s partners: “Our investors are aware of Israeli capabilities”

OrbiMed NL.minHealthcare investment firm OrbiMed announced the closing of its second Israel-focused VC fund with $307 million in capital commitments. OrbiMed’s partners are confident of high returns on their new investment fund. Learn more.

A3i accelerator invests in tech for people with disabilities

skitch A3i.minA network of entrepreneurs is working to improve quality of life for people with disabilities. Learn more.

12Angels pool investments in ultra-Orthodox startups

skitch haredim.minMembers of a new investment club are putting their money behind ventures in the KamaTech accelerator. Learn more.

OurCrowd’s News Nuggets

  • Umoove changes the way you communicate with your phone (CNET)
  • Zebra raises $12M for automatic diagnosis of body scans (Geektime)
  • Israeli cyber security company, Demisto, raises $6M (Globes)
  • Volkswagen pumps $300M into Israeli taxi app Gett (Times of Israel)
  • IATI-Biomed presents best of life-sciences (Israel21c)

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