Tag: bob rosenschein

Feed your Curiyo-sity: A Valuable Tool for Web Browsing

Have you ever read an article online and come across a name of something or someone that seems important to the story but don’t know who it is or what it means? Have you then opened up multiple browsers and clicked back and forth through them in search of the answer? Frustrating, isn’t it? Well, your web browsing experience is about to get better. Israeli startup and OurCrowd portfolio company, Curiyo puts all the information and data you need at your fingertips with just one long click. Curiyo, Answers.com founder Bob Rosenschein’s newest venture, is software for your web browser that lets you look up names, places and other terms in a pop-up window without leaving the page you’re reading. Walt Mossberg, leading technology columnist for the Wall Street Journal, outlines the Curiyo magic in a review today of the product and found it to be a valuable and easy-to-use addition to Web browsing. After testing a pre-release version of the product, Mossberg reported that Curiyo “worked well and I can recommend it, especially for readers like me, who tend to get interrupted by unfamiliar references and...

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Curiyo Founder, Bob Rosenschein talks about the future of online content

OurCrowd portfolio company CEO, Bob Rosenschein (wikipedia /Linkedin) took a few minutes to sit with us to discuss content — why there’s so much of it and why we still struggle to find really useful content. Bob’s achieved rarified status in Israel — he’s a serial entrepreneur with multiple exits. You might remember Bob as the founder of Answers.com — one of the most trafficked websites in the world. Enter OurCrowd portfolio company, Curiyo His newest startup, Curiyo, is the next leg of Bob’s sharp focus on the delivery of useful, impactful content when users most need it. We’ll let Bob tell his own story in the audio below but here are a few key points we touched on in our interview with Bob Rosenschein, founder of Curiyo. [bra_border_divider] Content smog There is a lot of content out there and if you want to find more information or explanation about the article you just read you’d probably open a new window and search for the terms and eventually after going through the sources you may find what you are...

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OurCrowd founder, Jon Medved meets with blogger delegation

Last night, Jon Medved and I joined a delegation of bloggers visiting Israel as part of a Ministry of Foreign Affairs trip. Good times were had (and good wine drunk!) and even better conversation ensued about what makes Israel such an exciting destination for investors and entrepreneurs. We met with Natan Edelsburg – Lost Remote Renee Shmidt – SheBytes Allison Boyer – BlogWorld Blog Darren Shawn Murph and Dana Oliver Murph – Engadget Alex Pasternack – Motherboard Mattew Yoko – Motherboard The discussion centered around the factors that make Israel unique: its educational bent, the army-as-proving-ground for entrepreneurs, and Israeli chutzpa. We were joined by two very talented entrepreneurs: Bob Rosenschein of Answers.com fame (who’s hard at work on yet another startup) and Jon Polin, founder of my favorite organic marketplace, Abe’s Market. Thanks to the Ministry of Foreign Affairs for inviting us to...

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