Did you know: About 19,000 farmers in eight countries use the Taranis imaging and analysis platform to help prevent disease and pest infestation in major crop groups? Israeli food and agtech startups have raised close to $800M over 5 years. Impact investing is a big theme for us this year, and we are pleased to share our latest edition of OurCrowd’s Innovation Insider, where you can read up on ‘impactful’ insights from our analysts and members of our Corporate Innovation Program. Download your copy here.
Startup Nation and beyond
BOL Pharma ranks among the world’s largest medical cannabis GMP production, research and development facilities and clinical trials hubs: Medical Cannabis is the Future of Medicine & Israel is Racing Ahead.
Cancer Treatment Company HIL to Set Up $5 Million Jerusalem Manufacture Center, where it intends to manufacture its first beta units.
Top tech news this week
- Consumer Software…data.world Announces Enterprise-Grade Modern Catalog for Data and Analysis.
- Healthcare…‘Making a little sugar feel like plenty’, featuring DouxMatok.
- Consumer Hardware…Precision Agriculture Could Start Second Green Revolution, featuring Consumer Physics.
News from the Industry
For centuries, paraplegics – like Israeli software engineer Adir Siman Tov – had one option for mobility: wheelchairs, which can have damaging psychological, medical and financial effects: Mobility Miracles (OurCrowd)
Can You Hear Me Now? AI Tackles Voice and Video (Battery Ventures)
The latest from OurCrowd
The Human Spirit: Redefining Impact at the OurCrowd Summit.
Check out the CiConnect CannaMed/Tech conference which will be held on May 1, 2019 in San Francisco, focusing on the business potential between Israel and the US when it comes to cannabis, featuring OurCrowd’s Kfir Kachlon as a speaker.
See which OurCrowd events are taking place near you on our Events Calendar.
Looking to connect
We teamed up with Radicle Growth and Start-Up Nation Central to bring the Radicle Challenge to Israel – find more information here about the competition for pre-seed Agtech and Foodtech companies.
We currently have 500+ open positions at our global portfolio companies. Here are a few of the most exciting:
- Sr. Dev Ops Engineer for WayUp (USA)
- Growth Research Scientist for Lemonade (Israel)
- Associate Consultant for Influitive (Canada)
To search, filter, and apply head to OurTalent here.