Tag: 2020 OurCrowd Global Investor Summit

In the News: Intel acquires Habana Labs, OurCrowd in New Zealand, & more

It’s been an active week for us as we begin the global expansion of our incubator business…..with our first international win, in New Zealand – hotbed of agtech/foodtech together with our partners Sprout, Finistere, Fonterra, and Gallagher…. In an exciting exit, Intel acquires Habana Labs for $2B. This news is obviously very positive for other companies in the AI accelerator chip business. Hailo, an OurCrowd portfolio company in which we are currently re-investing, is in this space with its edge devices which — according to Hailo — can now run deep learning applications at full scale more efficiently, effectively, and sustainably than traditional solutions, while significantly lowering costs. Great news from the SEC, proposing to make private investments (like OurCrowd) more accessible to the broader community. Kudos to Chairman Clayton and team….Read more on TechCrunch. Startup Nation and beyond Congrats to Arbe on its $32 million raise which OurCrowd was happy to take part in: Arbe raises $32 million to bring its high-resolution radar to autonomous vehicles.  Huge news: Israel’s Zebra Medical Vision has teamed up with Johnson &...

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In the News: Were we right about 2019? + What’s coming in 2020?

It was a pleasure to be hosted at the SALT conference in Abu Dhabi, where, amongst other topics, we discussed startup ecosystems ranging from UAE, USA, Israel and beyond. I was one of the first Israeli VCs to speak openly in an investor conference in the Gulf, and I was thrilled to see the enthusiasm among investors for cooperation with Israel. Up next: As we wrap up 2019, we examine what’s next for tech in 2020. Each year we predict 10 impactful tech trends; were we right about last year? Review what was predicted for 2019, and sign up to see live, in-person what we anticipate next, at the 2020 OurCrowd Global Investor Summit this February 13th in Jerusalem. Apply now. Startup Nation and beyond The EdgyBees’ hive of partners is buzzing: US Air Force awards multiple contracts to the collaborative visual software leader to enhance situational awareness.  Hitting pay dirt: CropX teamed up with Costa Rica’s FarmAgro, to offer Latin American farmers accurate predictive power based on soil analytics. Forever young: Researchers set out roadmap for using cannabis to ease...

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Save the Date for 2020 OurCrowd Global Investor Summit!

February 13, 2020 in Jerusalem The OurCrowd Global Investor Summit will again host the startup world in Jerusalem, as it gathers for a week of incredible events.  The Summit is the fastest-growing tech conference in the world and will be the largest business event in Israel’s history. Last year over 18,000 people from 189 countries registered to attend, as entrepreneurs, venture capitalists, corporate executives, investors and others came to the Innovation Nation to meet, learn, do business – and discover the most historic city in the most exciting country in the world.  As Forbes reported, Summit Week in Israel was “the place to be.” Click here for 2019 Summit highlights The Summit provides unprecedented insight into the world of startup venture capital, with exclusive exposure to cutting-edge technologies, the entrepreneurs behind them, and the corporate leaders deploying them.  From its unique position within the global startup ecosystem and as Israel’s most active venture investor, OurCrowd brings together in one place and at one time the players who will set the themes and trends for the coming year. Summit Day...

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