OurCrowd and two of its portfolio companies, Webydo and Bizzabo, were featured in Inc., a leading monthly publication and website focused on growing companies. In the article, entrepreneur and investor John Rampton highlights “some of the hottest startups in Israel that are creating some of the fastest growing companies on the planet.”
Here’s what he had to say about OurCrowd and its portfolio companies:
OurCrowd, the world’s leading equity based crowdfunding platform for accredited investors, is democratizing the world of investing. Equity crowdfunding means that much smaller investors can get in the start-up game, buying into a share of transformative companies with potentially sizeable returns. OurCrowd is managed by a team of well-known professionals and led by serial entrepreneur Jon Medved, OurCrowd vets and selects opportunities, invests its own capital and brings these startups to its accredited membership.
Webydo is a SaaS design platform for professional designers with a code-free, cloud-based business solution that empowers design professionals to lead the responsive website creation market. No other platform in the market provides a comprehensive, A to Z, solution.
Bizzabo is the world’s first all-in-one Event Success Platform. Its event management software empowers organizers to create successful events by giving them the platform they need to build vivid websites, sell tickets, boost registrations, grow communities, create powerful mobile engagement and maximize event experiences – using a beautifully integrated and user-friendly platform. Bizzabo is used by more than 5,000 conference organizers from around the globe. The company has offices in New York and Israel and was co-founded by Eran Ben-Shushan, Alon Alroy, and Boaz Katz.
Webydo raised $1,292,500 from OurCrowd investors in December 2013.
Bizzabo raised $506,000 from OurCrowd investors in January 2014.
Read more on Inc. here.