OurCrowd’s portfolio companies, enVerid and Surgical Theater, were featured on business and technology news website Business Insider‘s list of 53 startups that will be huge in 2016, according to venture capitalists.

Here’s what they had to say about OurCrowd’s portfolio companies:

Company name: enVerid

VC: OurCrowd’s Jonathan Medved

Relationship: VC is an investor.

Funding: $1.34 million

What it does: It has brought the efficient, affordable air conditioning technology created for submarines and the space station to commercial buildings.

Reason:Cleans the air, saves huge energy, makes big bucks…the ‘poster boy’ company for the post-Paris climate change conference,” says Medved.

enVerid raised $1,568,500 from OurCrowd investors in October 2013 and $1,838,916 in a follow-on funding round in 2014.

Company name: Surgical Theater

VC: OurCrowd’s Jonathan Medved

Relationship: VC is an investor.

Funding: $9.53 million

What it does: Surgical Theater is a startup that makes a Surgery Rehearsal Platform (SRP) where neurosurgeons can plan operations, do trial-runs to determine outcomes and practice techniques.

Reason: “The operating room goes full virtual reality starting with the brain….for real!” says Medved.

Surgical Theater raised $580,000 from OurCrowd investors in April 2013 and $1,080,000  in its 2nd round of funding in January 2014.

Read more on Business Insider here.