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In the News: FoodTech: A hot dish on the Israeli innovation menu

We’ve had some big news this past week! Our portfolio company BOL Pharma filed its IPO prospectus in Toronto while data protection company Cognigo was acquired by Nasdaq-listed NetApp. FoodTech is now one of the hottest dishes on the Israeli innovation menu – we are excited to partner with Finistere Ventures, Tnuva and Tempo Beverages in the hopes of championing FoodTech and AgTech innovation in Israel.  Startup Nation and beyond Now Intuition Robotics is leading a new industry: Will robots ever be better caretakers than humans? Yulife, the emerging insurtech star raises $10M in funding. What the future of farming will look like thanks to technology, featuring thoughts from Taranis CEO Ofir Schlam. Top tech news this week Enterprise Software…Featuring mPrest: Can Israel Become A Nation Of Startup Marathoners? Enterprise Hardware…Leading AI Chipmaker Hailo Chosen as 2019 Red Herring Top 100 North America Winner in AI/ Machine Learning Sector. Healthcare…Surgical Theater to Share How Precision VR® Drives Financial Success to Its Hospital Partners at HKEX. News from the Industry  With a lot of attention being paid to potential global effects of climate change, what comes to mind are polluted cities, record-breaking...

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In the News: Who’s craving private investments?

Can you taste it? The talk this weekend was Beyond Meat’s IPO, debuting on the Nasdaq (BYND) last Thursday, exceeding expectations. In this Bloomberg interview, OurCrowd CEO Jon Medved explains that for us, it’s not just about another exit – it’s that individual investors got access to Beyond Meat before it went public by investing with OurCrowd.  Meanwhile, read on about another hot topic, BOL Pharma and Israel’s cannabis tech scene: BOL Pharma grows in a favorable climate that made Israel leader of $100B medical cannabis market. Two big sectors join to create new solutions: how self driving tractors and AI are changing agriculture, featuring Taranis in Forbes. Startup Nation and beyond Read this Israeli tech overview, including, “Israel has even invented a new type of venture capital, with a crowd-sourced venture fund named OurCrowd.” Israel’s High-Tech paradise: Built by the IDF, increasingly looking to Arab-Israeli talent. Hillel’s Tech Corner: Holograms saving lives; captures the essence of RealView Imaging’s amazing new tech. Israel announces its participation in World Expo 2020 in Dubai; the Foreign Ministry welcomes “the opportunity to… present Israeli innovations and trailblazing technology in.. water, medicine and information technology.” Top...

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In the News: Nearly $800M raised by Israeli food, agtech startups over 5 years

Did you know: About 19,000 farmers in eight countries use the Taranis imaging and analysis platform to help prevent disease and pest infestation in major crop groups? Israeli food and agtech startups have raised close to $800M over 5 years. Impact investing is a big theme for us this year, and we are pleased to share our latest edition of OurCrowd’s Innovation Insider, where you can read up on ‘impactful’ insights from our analysts and members of our Corporate Innovation Program. Download your copy here.  Startup Nation and beyond BOL Pharma ranks among the world’s largest medical cannabis GMP production, research and development facilities and clinical trials hubs: Medical Cannabis is the Future of Medicine & Israel is Racing Ahead. Cancer Treatment Company HIL to Set Up $5 Million Jerusalem Manufacture Center, where it intends to manufacture its first beta units. Top tech news this week  Consumer Software…data.world Announces Enterprise-Grade Modern Catalog for Data and Analysis. Healthcare…‘Making a little sugar feel like plenty’, featuring DouxMatok. Consumer Hardware…Precision Agriculture Could Start Second Green Revolution, featuring Consumer Physics. News from the Industry  For centuries, paraplegics – like Israeli software engineer Adir...

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