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Startup Roundup

OurCrowd Closes $25M Series B Funding Round

OurCrowd announced the closing of a $25 million Series B funding round. This round, according to OurCrowd and published data, is the largest investment round in the equity crowdfunding sector to date. The investment will be used both to further expand our activities in Israel and worldwide, and to provide general partner funding participation for each OurCrowd deal on our website. To read moreclick here.

OurCrowd In The News

OurCrowd was featured on VentureBeat


OurCrowd was featured on the Wall Street Journal


OurCrowd’s portfolio company Consumer Physics featured on GigaOM


OurCrowd’s portfolio company Nextpeer featured on

Venture Beat


OurCrowd Events

Chicago, IL
OurCrowd’s CEO Jon Medved will be speaking at the JUF’s “Funding the Future” event
April 30th, 6:00 PM
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Chicago, IL
OurCrowd’s CEO Jon Medved and our newest portfolio companies
April 30th, 2014
12:30-2:00 PM
For accredited investors only

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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
For accredited investors only

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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
For accredited investors only

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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

Israel’s Elbit Systems uses military technology to revolutionize public transportation

Elbit’s super-capacitor technology will allow buses or trams to run on batteries that can be charged in just 30 seconds, a process that can be done even while picking up passengers at a stop, giving the bus or tram enough power to travel two kilometers before the next charge (about the distance between four bus stops). To read more about Israel’s innovative public transportation technologies, 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

Israeli rock star-turned-entrepreneur Yoni Bloch is transforming video technology

Yoni Bloch is the co-founder and CEO of Interlude, an Israeli startup developing interactive video technology that turns passive, linear videos into user-directed, multi-path stories. Bloch recently appeared on Bloomberg Television’s “Bloomberg West” with Emily Chang. In the interview he explains how the company is transforming the way we watch video. To view the segment, click here.

UpWest Labs is growing Israeli innovation in the US

UpWest Labs, a Silicon Valley high-tech accelerator, is helping Israeli startups succeed in the US. The program takes a handful of Israeli startups for four months at a time and runs them through basic training at a startup bootcamp on the ground in Silicon Valley. To read more about the program, click here.

Mixing babies with high-tech at Campus TLV for Moms

Campus TLV for Moms helps women entrepreneurs achieve their startup dreams in a baby-friendly environment. Google’s workshop, also known as “Google Moms,” allows young mothers to learn business tips from the pros while nursing, burping and changing their babies. To read more, click here.

OurCrowd’s News Nuggets


Israeli portable robot printer is a big success on Kickstarter (Geektime)
New cyber-security R&D park in Beersheva receives blessing (Israel21c)
IBM opens first accelerator anywhere…in Israel  (Globes)
Israel police and US Homeland Security get sci-fi (Haaretz)
How technology created the powerhouse Israeli wine industry (Post-Gazette)
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