What’s new? Israel’s SimilarWeb raised an impressive $25 million. What’s trending? Wearable technologies revolutionizing the market. Who’s making waves in the Startup Nation? Q&A with Oren Yogev on the transition of military tech to commercial use. Read up on these news items and more, below.

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Israeli SimilarWeb raises $25M to meet expansion goals

SimilarWeb NLWeb analytics superstar SimilarWeb raised a whopping $25 million in their latest funding round. The startup is generally described as setting the new industry standard. Learn more.

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15 Israeli wearable techs that will disrupt our lives

Wearable tech NLBy 2018, the global wearables market is expected to be worth $19 billion, and Israeli companies play a major part in reaching that goal, pioneering core technology, and retail products for this market. See the full list.

Q&A with Replay Technologies CEO and co-founder Oren Yogev

Oren Yogev NLOren Yogev talks about his company’s revolutionary free-dimensional video tech, and the transition of military technologies and innovations to commercial use and civilian applications in general. Learn more.

World’s biggest startup accelerator makes ‘aliyah’ to Jerusalem

mc-logoAfter a long relationship with Israel from abroad, MassChallenge is preparing to set up shop in the capital — the only other foreign location other than London chosen for the honor. Learn more.

Israel Vs. Silicon Valley: A conversation with Gigi Levy Weiss

gigi_bnw-180x180Gigi Levy Weiss, one of the most coveted early stage investors, shares his unique perspective on the differences and shared values between Silicon Valley and the Israeli startup scene. Learn more.

OurCrowd’s News Nuggets

  • Israel’s $1B game business thriving in the cutthroat global industry (VentureBeat)
  • Looking for an innovative job? 36 companies hiring in Nov. 2015 (OurCrowd)
  • Israeli Curve builds a smarter social trading community (Geektime)
  • Multinational medical giants look to Israeli high-tech (TechCrunch)
  • CodeMonkey wins Credit Suisse high-tech prize (Globes)

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