Israel made history last Thursday as the seventh country to achieve lunar orbit, and nearly the fourth to land on the moon. The Beresheet project by SpaceIL is already starting its prep for its second mission, and we look forward to the giant leaps ahead! In fact the next Israeli launch into space is another private endeavor: Israeli startup and OurCrowd portfolio company NSLComm plans to launch its nano-satellite technology for the first time into space this summer. Watch this 1.5 minute tech preview with CEO Raz Itzhaki Tamir:
Startup Nation and beyond
Congratulations to the Lemonade team on their $300M raise...this startup is well on its way to becoming one of the most exciting to come from Israel.
Real-time blood testing startup Sight Diagnostics successful in clinical trial.
Featured on the front page of The Business Times, an interview with OurCrowd Managing Partner Denes Ban: Major VC player from Israel plans Asia fund, but says it’ll watch out for froth.