Disaster recovery and data management software provider, Zerto, has raised $26 million in series D financing. The Israeli startup sells a virtualization service that businesses can use to port their data and work between private and public virtualized infrastructure. Since it was founded by CEO Ziv Kedem in 2009, Zerto has raised more than $60 million from investors. The company will use the new funding to expand its global presence and develop new products bringing mobile workloads into virtualized environments. To read more, click here.
Israeli startup GreenIQ aims to make your garden smarter
Founded in 2013 by CEO Odi Dahan, GreenIQ has developed a smart garden computer that uses the most advanced internet, cloud and mobile technologies to intelligently manage your garden’s irrigation and lighting scheduling. Dahan says that the product can save up to half of a home’s water consumption. GreenIQ recently won the Smartup2 competition sponsored by Hapoalim bank and Globes. To read more about GreenIQ’s technology, click here.
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New incubator A3i fast tracks innovations for the disabled
Drill down into the heart of Israel’s startup nation and you’ll see a growing number of high-tech startups for people with disabilities or disadvantages. Now they have their own project accelerator — A3i, Accelerating Inclusion in Israel, run by the NGO PresenTense in Jerusalem. The idea is to create a fast-track series of workshops so that socially inspired startups can find their legs. To read more, click here.
Tech For Good is looking to launch the social tech scene in Israel
Tech For Good was founded earlier this year to help high tech startups that address social issues succeed in the Startup Nation. The nonprofit organization works with social tech companies to give them guidance, help them get funding by connecting them to the appropriate funds and build awareness on the companies’ missions and projects. To read more about Tech For Good and Israel’s social tech scene, click here.
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