The latest from the Startup Nation: another impressive funding round as Outbrain picks up $45M; introducing the launch of OurCrowd’s new social investor app; Oracle CEO Safra Catz discussing women leading tech companies in Silicon Valley; and more…

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Content recommendation startup, Outbrain, raises $45M

Outbrain NLOutbrain’s co-founder and CEO Yaron Galai reports the company has raised $45 million. Outbrain provides Internet content and article recommendations that usually appear at the bottom of websites. Learn more.

OurCrowd & Portfolio Companies in the News

Introducing the new OurCrowd social investor app!

OurCrowd Investor App NLThe team at OurCrowd is proud to announce the launch of our new social investor app! CPO Shai Ben-Tovim took the stage at Finovate 2016 to present and live-demo the app. Learn more.

Israeli-born Oracle CEO, Safra Catz: “Tech can’t thrive without women”

Safra Catz NLOn a visit to her homeland this past week, Oracle CEO Safra Catz discussed the importance of greater participation of women in business and tech in order to thrive. Learn more.

Israeli entrepreneurs shaking up the American real estate market

real estateReal estate technology reached record funding in 2015, and two of the leading companies in this surge (WeWork and Compass) hail from Israel. Learn more.

Investors form new fund for ultra-Orthodox high-tech startups

Haredim NLMove indicates ‘a lot of goodwill that Israel’s high tech industry leaders have to help Haredi (ultra-Orthodox) high tech,’ says KamaTech accelerator chairman. Learn more.

OurCrowd’s News Nuggets

  • Simplee raises $20M to make health care payments transparent (Geektime)
  • Innovation Nation: 10 Israeli technologies changing the world (NoCamels)
  • We’re Hiring! Career opportunities at OurCrowd (May 2016) (OurCrowd)
  • Israeli flash storage company, E8 Storage, raises $12M (Globes)
  • Inside Israel’s secret startup machine (Forbes)

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