OurCrowd’s portfolio company BillGuard was featured in The Times of Israel, an English-language news website covering Israel, the region & the Jewish world. BillGuard identifies fraud and “grey” charges, which cost consumers over $25B annually, by analyzing crowdsourcing transaction data from its millions-strong user base.

Many Israeli entrepreneurs ask themselves if they have what it takes to succeed in Silicon Valley. But perhaps the question is whether or not entrepreneurs from the US have what it takes to make it in Israel.

“The acquisition of BillGuard has been a real eye-opener,” said Aaron Vermut, CEO of San Francisco-based Prosper, who is in Israel for the first time in three decades to visit his company’s new Israeli subsidiary, which tracks credit card spending and monitoring.

BillGuard raised $3,896,064 from OurCrowd investors in August 2014.

Read more on The Times of Israel here.