What’s new? Kaltura raises a whopping $50 million. What’s trending? 12 Israeli sensor technologies. Who’s winning global innovation awards? You guessed it — Israeli startup! Read up on these news items and more, below.
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Israeli startup Kaltura raises $50M to ‘videofy’ the world
On its way to becoming a “unicorn?” Israeli open-source video platform Kaltura has raised a whopping $50 million from American investment bank Goldman Sachs. Read more.
OurCrowd & Portfolio Companies in the News
- Consumer Physics featured in Israel21c
- Borro featured in Bridging & Commercial
- ReWalk featured in Healio
Israeli startups win Beijing Global Innovation Awards
Israeli startups took first and second place at the Global Innovation Awards 2016, an international startup competition featuring 21 startups from around the world competing for $1.5 million in cash prizes. Read more.
12 Israeli sensor technologies that will rock your world
Today’s sensors provide key information on everything from digital health to airport safety. Here are a dozen Israeli sensor pioneers that illustrate the country’s strength in this powerful sector. Read more.
Israeli SportsTech companies pitch in US
With advanced technologies that include sensors for monitoring professional trainees and athletes, video systems for analyzing sports events in real time, and tools for tightening the connection between sports teams and their fans, 13 Israeli sports companies are trying to penetrate the US market. Read more.
- Israeli autonomous vehicle startup Innoviz locks down $9M (Geektime)
- Israeli emergency tech aims to make Rio attendees safer (Times of Israel)
- TAU-Harvard technology may help prevent scarring (JPost)
- Making Israel a global hub for brain technologies (Globes)
- Gett teams up with Google Maps (Israel21c)
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