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Startup Roundup

Israeli lending startup, Fundbox raises $17.5M

Founded in 2012 by an Israeli team, Fundbox announced that it raised $17.5 million in a Series A funding round led by Khosla Ventures. Fundbox is a data analytics tool for small businesses that promises to accelerate cash flow by clearing outstanding invoices. The company will use the investment to increase marketing and grow from its San Francisco HQ. To read more about Fundboxclick here.

OurCrowd In The News

OurCrowd’s Zack Miller published a column in Forbes on crowdfunding investment tips


OurCrowd was featured in Crowdfund Insider


OurCrowd Events

OurCrowd in Texas
OurCrowd is hosting investor events in Dallas, Austin and Houston 
April 23-25th, 2014
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Chicago, IL
OurCrowd’s CEO Jon Medved and our newest portfolio companies
April 30th, 2014
12:30-2:00 PM
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New York, NY
OurCrowd’s Jon Medved featuring the latest startups we are investing in at Apploi offices 
May 1st, 2014
12:30-2:00 PM
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Baltimore, MD
OurCrowd’s CEO Jon Medved is hosted by the Maryland Israel Development Center
May 2nd, 2014
8:00-10:00 AM
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Bethesda, MD
OurCrowd’s CEO Jon Medved and our newest portfolio companies at Offit Kurman offices
May 2nd, 2014
12:30-2:00 PM
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Boca Raton, FL
OurCrowd’s CEO Jon Medved will be moderating high-tech event “Imagination Israel”
May 4th, 2014
4:00-5:30 PM
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Technology Corner

Top 10 futuristic technologies made in Israel

A decade ago, the notion of a world run by touch-screen phones, wireless internet and battery-powered cars was considered science fiction. However, the light-speed pace at which technology is advancing today means that fiction is becoming reality sooner rather than later. Israel seems to be on a perpetual step ahead of much of the rest of the world when it comes to these futuristic technologies. To read about the top Israeli futuristic innovations, click here.

If you’re an accredited investor and interested in investing in some of Israel’s most exciting startups, please register at OurCrowd

Updates You Might Have Missed


 Trending Israeli Entrepreneurs

Startup Nation survey finds that 1,000 startups launched in Israel in 2013

A new survey of Israel’s startup ecosystem revealed that 1,000 startups were launched in 2013 — and for each startup that fails, two more startups are created. The study also found that the average age of Israeli entrepreneurs is higher than expected. The survey was produced by Terra Venture Partners and Donna Abraham for Israel’s Globes business daily. To read more about the survey findings, click here.

The Future of Deal Marketing: Using Software and Data Analytics to Target Investors

Join Zack Miller, head of the investor community at OurCrowd, and Steven Dresner, CEO & founder of and author of Crowdfunding: A Guide to Raising Capital on the Internet, for a webinar on how entrepreneurs can use Internet technologies to identify, target, and land top-notch investors.

Tuesday, April 29th (6:00pm Israel / 11:00am ET / 8:00am PT)

For more information and to RSVP, click here.

OurCrowd’s News Nuggets


Israel’s TestFairy helps app developers test their products (Israel21c)
Passover: The 10 Plagues of Startup Investing (OurCrowd blog)
Israeli innovation tackles environmental sustainability challenges (Geektime)
ZUtA launches Kickstarter campaign to make pocket-printer (TechCrunch)
Israel’s Checkmarx protects from next Web cyber-threat (Times of Israel)
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