Everyone’s talking about how it’s raining IPOs – following Beyond Meat’s Nasdaq debut, Uber went public this past Friday; see interesting data here on today’s tech IPOs. Or watch my interview where I discuss how OurCrowd provides access to startups before they go public. Is Israel at 71 a scale-up nation? Read what I and other VCs have to say in this article.
Startup Nation and beyond
“There are more than 6,600 startups in Israel’s small and connected economy, 14 times the concentration of startups per capita in Europe.” Turning 71, Israel can look with pride at the tech firms it has generated.
Featured in Forbes: How is fintech unicorn Lemonade disrupting the insurance business? See how the startup BioCatch prevents identity fraud by observing device interactions.
Great coverage of Sweetch: Promising patients’ compliance and engagement with AI-based behavioral intelligence engine.
Top tech news this week
- Healthcare…For Medical Cannabis Users, the Biggest Problem Is a Consistent Dose, Says Syqe Medical CEO and Israeli startup Insightec uses ultrasound waves to reduce Parkinson’s tremors.
- Cybersecurity…CyberX Selected as “Hot IoT Security Startup to Watch” Based on Named Enterprise Customers, Strength of Team, and Investors.
News from the Industry
Honing Harvest: With CropX, this farmer can water crops with precision (OurCrowd)
Report: Insurance Tech Q1 2019 (CB Insights)
Zoom IPO: How a Unique Founder and Customer Focus Led to Tech’s Biggest IPO of the Year (Qualcomm Ventures)
The latest from OurCrowd
Join us around the world! Check out our packed events calendar to stay updated on what we have planned this month.
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Looking to connect
OurCrowd is seeking introductions to senior executives at logistics companies. We currently have 500+ open positions at our global portfolio companies. Here are a few of the most exciting:
- Product Marketing Manager for Bizzabo (USA)
- Information Security Officer for Wave (Canada)
- Hardware System Engineer for Innoviz (Israel)
To search, filter, and apply head to OurTalent here.