33 Israeli startups raised over $10M each in Q1; Israel’s museums are going high-tech at the country’s first conference on museums of tomorrow; Denny Chared hopes to convince untapped billionaires to invest in Israeli high-tech. Read up on these news items and more, below…

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30+ Israeli startups post over $10M each in funding in Q1

TA stock board NLIsrael’s high-tech arena posted a new report that shows 33 companies raised $869.3 million in investments while five startups exited at over $800 million from January-March 2016. Learn more.

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Hacking the Walls: Israel’s museums go high-tech

Tower of David NLTower of David, the medieval citadel at the entrance to the Old City in Jerusalem, hosted Israel’s first hackathon for museum technology followed by national conference on museums of tomorrow. Learn more.

Denny Chared hopes to convince untapped billionaires to invest in Israeli high-tech

Denny Chared NLDenny Chared, owner of leading financial conference organizer, DC Finance, is convinced Israeli tech companies have yet to discover the hidden vein of venture capital, and he intends to uncover it. Learn more.

Forbes ‘Under 30’ brings celebrity appeal to Israeli high-tech

forbes icon NLThere were 600 participants in attendance from around the globe, including 200 each from Israel, Europe and North America. Learn more.

Jerusalem – the Startup Nation’s burgeoning high-tech capital

JLM NLForget antiquities; Jerusalem today is emerging as one of the most exciting centers for cutting-edge technology in the world. Learn more.

OurCrowd’s News Nuggets

  • Israeli company Cellebrite said to help FBI crack terrorist’s iPhone (NoCamels)
  • Sweetch nets $3.5M investment for diabetes prediction technology (Geektime)
  • Cancer metabolism company, Metabomed, raises $18M (Globes)
  • Israeli stealth startup, Twiggle, raises $12.5M (VentureBeat)
  • Disney and Saban invest $15M in Playbuzz (Israel21c)

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