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Ushering in a New Year of angel investments: Current investments on OurCrowd 12.2013

The ushering in of a New Year traditionally represents the time for reflection, resolution and most importantly, opportunity. As we reflect on this past year, we’ve made it our New Year’s resolution to continue to keep our investors up to date on all of the latest investment opportunities coming out of the booming Israeli startup scene. Here’s a short summary of 3 current investment opportunities on OurCrowd’s platform: Highcon: Future of digital printing/packaging For those investors following what’s happening, Israel has quickly become a global center of innovation in the digital printing industry — creating, developing, and selling technology to all the top players in the field. Addressing the massive packaging industry, OurCrowd portfolio company, Highcon has developed a solution to the labor-intensive, costly, folding carton-packaging production process. Their Euclid machine uses revolutionary digital technology to crease, fold, and cut cartons, instantaneously producing a finished packaging product. OurCrowd is investing alongside digital printing pioneer, Benny Landa, widely known as the “father of digital printing”, and a member of Highcon’s Board of Directors. Highcon’s impressive management also offers over 100...

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OurCrowd Events in December

Meet OurCrowd across the US in December at a series of roadshow events and speaking engagements featuring founder and CEO Jon Medved and the latest additions to OurCrowd’s portfolio companies, Highcon, Surgical Theater, and Abe’s Market. Be sure to RSVP on the links below. Space is limited! About Surgical Theater, Highcon and Abe’s Market: Surgical Theater    Surgical Theater has developed software that combines the science of flight simulation with advanced CT/MRI imaging technology to allow surgeons to perform a 3D “flight simulation” of surgery before and during the actual operation. Its Surgery Rehearsal Platform (SRP) is uniquely positioned as the only commercial, patented and FDA cleared platform for cerebral and spine pre-surgery rehearsal on the market. Abes Market    Abe’s Market is a fast growing e-commerce company focused on the explosive health, wellness, natural, and organic products market. It leverages its growing network of sellers and buyers to bring in new fans and drive growth in a vast market. They focus on quality, hand-test products and developing relationships with their customers. HighCon   Highcon is a company that takes 3-D packaging to the next level, led by the Godfather of Israel’s printing...

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Abe’s Market featured in Israel’s Globes

OurCrowd portfolio company Abe’s Market was covered in Israeli financial daily Globes earlier this week for having raised $5M in its latest funding round. Globe’s clip on Abe’s Market adds to the press coverage the company has received recently, including an article in Fast Company’s Co.Exist from last week. OurCrowd members invested in Abe’s alongside Carmel Ventures, Accel Partners, and...

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OurCrowd portfolio company Abe’s Market featured in Fast Company

The natural products industry is in serious growth mode, too. Natural Foods Merchandiser’s 2012 Market Overview Natural Retailers Survey shows that nationwide, sales of all natural and organic products (including dietary supplements) within all channels jumped 10 percent to nearly $91 billion last year. Lydia Dishman, contributor to Fast Company’s Co.Exist, featured OurCrowd portfolio company Abe’s Market in a clip on January 19. Richard Demb, Abe’s cofounder and CEO, told Dishman his focus was on harnessing the rapid growth of the natural products industry while retaining the unique qualities that made Abe’s a popular destination for shoppers today. “Every day we hear from hundreds of consumers with particular needs and wants,” Demb said. Abe’s success will undoubtedly be connected to its continued focus on a customized shopping experience as it grows. OurCrowd members invested in Abe’s alongside Carmel Ventures, Accel Partners, and...

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