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OurCrowd’s portfolio company Apploi featured on TechCrunch

OurCrowd’s portfolio company Apploi, a recruiting platform for businesses in high-turnover service and support industries like retail and restaurants, was featured on leading technology website TechCrunch. Applying to jobs seems easy: you roll into a shop, fill out an application, and wait for a call. But aside from nicer handwriting, how do you stand out from the crowd of applicants? You use Apploi. Apploi’s CEO, Adam Lewis, launched the company to allow service industry workers put their best foot forward in job interviews. Designed as a sort of central system for applications as well as a way to share videos of your personality and skills, it’s already helping hundreds of folks find work at H&M, Uniqlo, and J. Crew, among others. Apploi raised $1,657,716 from OurCrowd investors in July 2014. Read more on...

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OurCrowd’s portfolio company Apploi featured on Fox Business

OurCrowd’s portfolio company Apploi, a recruiting platform for businesses in high-turnover service and support industries like retail and restaurants, was featured on Fox Business, a leading American business news television channel. In the interview with Risk & Reward‘s Deirdre Bolton, Apploi CEO Adam Lewis discusses how Apploi’s mobile platform aims to simplify the hiring process and also offers technology to turn a higher number of inmates into employees. Apploi raised $1,657,716 from OurCrowd investors in July 2014. View the video on Fox...

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And the winner is… | OurCrowd’s portfolio companies receive numerous achievement awards

Over the last few months, OurCrowd’s portfolio companies have received several awards in various competitions recognizing their innovative achievements in their respective fields and in the broader startup ecosystem. Here is a quick recap of some of our companies’ notable awards: Freightos wins the grand award at InvestHK’s 2014 startmeupHK competition Freightos is one of the three grand award winners of the 2014 StartmeupHK Venture Forum. Organised by InvestHK, the StartmeupHK competition aims to raise awareness of Hong Kong’s potential as Asia’s leading hub of entrepreneurship and innovation. The global competition saw 550 entries filed from 47 economies. Check out Freightos’ CEO Zvi Schreiber present his StartmeupHK 2014 finalist pitch below: Nativeflow wins Best Mobility Solution at Healthcare IT Summit 2014 Nativeflow is the winner of “Best Mobility Solution”, awarded at the Healthcare IT Summit in Los Angeles, California. The Healthcare IT Summit is a distinguished summit that brings together CIOs, CTOs and IT executives from leading healthcare insurer and provider organizations. Nativeflow CEO Tal Gilat stated in the company’s press release: “The Healthcare IT Summit provides the perfect backdrop for cutting edge IT professionals to learn about how...

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What We’re Investing In: Current Investment Opportunities On OurCrowd (June 2014)

Here is a look at all of the latest investment opportunities on OurCrowd’s platform. OurCrowd allows accredited investors to access curated, negotiated startup opportunities, at lower minimums than the traditional venture capital model. Since our last edition of “What we’re investing in,” we’ve launched another two companies in the advertising technology and augmented reality space. Cimagine: Augmented commerce anywhere Cimagine’s novel technology was created to address a very common issue that causes only 4% of all furniture sales to be transacted online. This statistic makes sense, how can anyone make a confident online purchase, without knowing what the furniture will look like in his or her own home? Introducing Cimagine, an augmented commerce platform that allows consumers to view a 3D image of their potentialbefore making the actual purchase. Using the camera view from a mobile device, the software places high definition images from the retailers website into a real worldview of the customer’s home. Once the image is in place, the user can walk around the image in order to view it from all of the various angles and distances....

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What we’re investing in: Current investment opportunities on OurCrowd (May 2014)

Welcome to another edition of “What We’re Investing In.” OurCrowd provides curated, exciting investment opportunities to a global network of angel investors looking to get involved in startup companies. To date, OurCrowd and our investors have invested over $43 million in 36 portfolio companies. Here is an inside look at we are investing in right now. MedAware: Eliminating Prescription Errors Medaware is an algorithmic-based software that addresses a global multi million-dollar problem. Drug prescription errors are unfortunately a common occurrence that currently costs the average hospital around $5.6 million annually. In addition to the monetary damage are the obvious life threatening implications of these errors. An estimated 1.5 million Americans are affected each year by prescription errors, resulting in thousands of preventable fatalities. Medaware leverages big data, machine learning and millions of electronic medical records, to address this problem and prevent these costly mistakes. Credit card companies have used similar methods to effectively detect and prevent fraud. Medaware’s CEO Gidi Stein, is joined by a world-class management team with expertise in algorithmic development, bio-informatics and machine learning. Zula: Business...

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