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And the Prize Goes to… Portfolio Awards for 2017

What a year! 2017 was a big year at OurCrowd and around the world. So many of our portfolio companies were recognized for their work across tech sectors. From cyber security and sensing for autonomous cars, to medical imaging and real estate, these startups are taking on big challenges and defining the future. We wanted to share with you a few awards that our portfolio received this year. Happy reading! Kenna Kenna Security Named 2017-18 Cloud Awards Program Finalist prooV prooV Wins Gold in Best in Biz Awards 2017 CyberX CyberX Named a Finalist in CRN’s 2017 Tech Innovator Awards for Its Automated ICS Threat Modeling Innoviz Innoviz Technologies Wins CES 2018 Innovation Award Powwow PowWow Mobile Wins Prestigious Mobile & Wireless Award from Compass Intelligence BioCatch BioCatch Named in Both European and North American Red Herring Awards BioCatch Receives Frost & Sullivan New Product and Innovation Award for Continued Disruption in Behavioral Biometrics Landscape Zebra Zebra Medical wins Atlas Award Argus Argus Cyber Security solutions shortlisted for 2017 TU-Automotive awards for third consecutive year Argus Cyber Security named...

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The Startup Red Carpet (It’s our awards season, too…)

Earlier this week, people from around the world tuned in to watch the Academy Awards, or “Oscars,” an annual American awards ceremony that recognizes excellence in cinematic achievements. Inspired, we thought this would be a great opportunity to commemorate the excellence of some of our own startups and their innovative, technological achievements. 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’ recent notable awards: Biocatch voted one of Fintech 100’s Top 50 Emerging Stars BioCatch was listed in the Fintech 100 report as one of the most intriguing 50 ‘emerging stars’ – exciting new fintechs with bold, disruptive and potentially game-changing ideas. The Fintech 100 report gives an in-depth look into those global companies that are taking advantage of technology and driving disruption within the financial services industry. The report is a collaborative effort between H2 Ventures and KPMG. The report also named OurCrowd the 10th most innovative Fintech company worldwide, a significant leap from last year when OurCrowd was...

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And the Geek Award 2016 goes to… OurCrowd portfolio companies!

Last week, leading Israeli tech blog Geektime hosted the 2016 Geek Awards, the first annual competition and award ceremony to recognize and celebrate the most compelling startups, entrepreneurs, and investors of the year in Israel. The team of judges that helped pick the candidates and winners in various different categories included leading experts and representatives from the industry, such as Saul Singer, Inbal Orpaz, Hilla Brenner, Assaf Gilad, David Shamah, and more. 5 of OurCrowd’s portfolio companies were nominated in four different categories (Engie was nominated twice!), winning two awards! Here is the breakdown of OurCrowd representation at the 2016 Geek Awards: Best Israeli IoT startup Both Engie and Argus were nominated in this category, with the latter taking home the prize! Other nominees included Sensibo, Earlysense, and GreenIQ. Argus Cyber Security is one of the first startups to address the security challenges inherent in connected cars. In October Argus, an Israeli firm focused on automotive computer protection, announced that they wrapped up a $26 million Series B funding round. Argus markets an embedded hardware that integrates with the car’s computing systems on the production line, acting like a standard...

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The Startup Nation crème de la crème: Notable awards, influencers, technologies, and more

Not for nothing is Israel the #2 startup ecosystem in the world: it has more high-tech startups and a larger venture capital industry per capita than any other country. Silicon Wadi has become a world leader in startup success, and its numerous achievements have not gone unnoticed by the global community. Over the last month, Israeli startups have received a lot of recognition for their innovative accomplishments — from prestigious awards to competitions, and from top ranking entrepreneurs to international reports — in a variety of fields and in the broader startup ecosystem. These recent achievements reflect what turned out to be a stellar year for the Startup Nation in terms of investments, M&As, and technological breakthroughs. Here is a quick recap of some notable awards, influencers, technologies, and more from the past month: Eight Israeli companies included on KPMG/H2Ventures ‘2015 Fintech 100 List’ Investment firm H2 Ventures and KPMG recently published its second annual Fintech 100 report, spotlighting the leading global Fintech innovators. This list featured eight Israeli companies considered some of the most exciting startups reshaping financial services industry: OurCrowd, its portfolio company BioCatch, eToro, BLender,...

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And The Winner Is… | Notable awards received by OurCrowd’s portfolio companies

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 (such as the 9 companies who won The Red Herring Top 100 award this April). Here is a quick recap of some of our companies’ recent notable awards: ElMindA and Consumer Physics named by the WEF “Technology Pioneers 2015” Consumer Physics and ElMindA were two of the 49 companies from 10 countries selected by the World Economic Forum as the Technology Pioneers of 2015. The World Economic Forum’s annual Technology Pioneers program recognizes early-stage companies from around the world that are involved in the design, development and deployment of new technologies, and are poised to have a significant impact on business and society. Consumer Physics and ElMindA were selected from among hundreds of applicants by a selection committee of 68 academics, entrepreneurs, venture capitalists and corporate executives. Nativeflow Named a 2015 “Cool Vendor” in Mobile Security and IoT Security by Gartner Nativeflow has been recognized for its innovative dynamic wrapping technology as a Cool Vendor in...

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