Since 1996, leading tech news magazine Red Herring annually reviews thousands of candidates for each of its three Top 100 awards (Asia, Europe and the Americas). The Red Herring Award is widely recognized as one of the industry’s more prestigious awards.

RedHerring-logoEach year for the past decade, there has been a strong Israeli presence among the companies nominated for the Red Herring Awards. This year, Israel had a strong showing with 19 companies named winners, including OurCrowd and 2 of our portfolio companies!

The Red Herring Top 100 award winners include some of the most exciting Israeli startups that exhibit unparalleled innovation and economic ingenuity. There is no doubt about it: Israel has become a world leader in startup success. Famously titled as the ‘Startup Nation’, Israel has earned international acclaim for its cutting-edge innovations, startups, and research in the fields of science, technology, medicine, and the environment.

Check out the OurCrowd representatives within the 2016 Red Herring Europe Top 100 Israeli winners:


CropXCropX is an ag-analytics company that has developed the world’s most advanced adaptive irrigation service that enables farmers to harness the power of sensors to optimize irrigation, fertilization, sowing and crop protection in order to reduce waste, maximize crop yields and increase profitability.

Zebra Medical Vision

ZebraZebra in medical terminology means ‘a very surprising diagnostic’.

Zebra Medical Vision is a next generation medical data research platform that will produce the needed amount of machine learning algorithms to provide scalable diagnostic to the next 1 billion people to join middle class.

Check out the 13 Red Herring 2016 Europe Top 100 Israeli winners below:

  • OurCrowd
  • Zebra Medical Vision
  • CropX
  • Stratoscale
  • Shadow Technologies
  • Optimal Plus
  • moblin
  • Leverate
  • ICS2
  • HeadSense Medical
  • CloudEndure
  • Accellta

View the full winners list here: 2016 Red Herring Europe Top 100 Winners

And here are the 6 Red Herring 2016 North America Top 100 Israeli winners:

  • Tracx
  • enSilo
  • ConvertMedia
  • Sisense
  • LightCyber
  • MedRobotics

View the full winners list here: 2016 Red Herring North America Top 100 Winners

Israeli innovations and investment opportunities

Almost half way through 2016 and Israeli startups are continuing to turn heads at major international events and are smashing records across the industry. As the year progresses, the success of Israeli startups is expected to continue, and OurCrowd has a ringside seat for seeing what’s trending right now and for finding the best investment opportunities the Startup Nation has to offer.

Find out more about investment opportunities in Israeli startups on our investment platform.