This week we congratulate our portfolio company Corephotonics, which was acquired by Samsung – so proud of David Mendlovic and team! In other news, Intel will invest an unprecedented $11B in an Israel factory, creating around 1,000 jobs. Take a sneak peek at some of the incredible sessions we have lined up at the 2019 OurCrowd Global Investor Summit, and don’t forget to register.
Startup Nation and beyond
Check out this piece, Start-ups on High Road to China, which features myself, a leading VC from China, and entrepreneurs across sectors.
Working with China and the US “is going to require some fancy footwork”, I recently told Bloomberg. I am ready to dance…read more here.
Airobotics adds LiDAR into aerial drones, expanding use case possibilities.
Top tech news this week
- Consumer Hardware…Eurofins UK and Consumer Physics launch an advanced on-farm feed analysis solution in UK.
- FinTech…Insurance Company Lemonade Tops $57 Million in Revenue in 2018.
- Agriculture…Taranis Launches Industry-First Automated Crop Emergence and Stand Count Solution.
News from the industry
“Over Valentine’s Day weekend in 2016, a winter storm wiped out most of New England’s peach crop — a development that left Sweetgreen’s supply chain team scrambling.” What Sweetgreen Can Teach Startups About Scaling Intimacy (First Round Capital)
Market Makers and Shakers in 2019: Enterprise Tech Predictions for the New Year (Battery Ventures)
Podcast: Finding Go-to-Market Fit in the Enterprise (Andreessen Horowitz)
The latest from OurCrowd
As part of the much anticipated Summit week, ShukTech will be a night of informal pitches, CEO meetups, delicious food, craft beers, live music, and video art in the heart of the hopping Machane Yehuda market. You don’t want to miss it! See more details about Summit Week here.
Looking to connect
We currently have 500+ open positions at our global portfolio companies. Here are a few of the most exciting:
- Head of People for Amitree (USA)
- Full-Stack Software Engineer for Phantom Auto (USA)
- Frontend Developer for Syqe Medical (Israel)
To search, filter, and apply head to OurTalent here.
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