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In the News: What’s next after Israel’s biggest diplomatic event in its history?

Israel hosted its biggest diplomatic event in its history last week: delegations from 49 countries, including 41 heads of state, gathered in Jerusalem for The Fifth World Holocaust Forum. We are looking forward to welcoming thousands more tech and investment leaders from around the globe this February 13th for the 2020 OurCrowd Global Investor Summit to share, celebrate and invest in Israeli and global tech. Space is limited; tickets for active OurCrowd members are guaranteed upon registration. Apply now.  Happy Chinese New Year from OurCrowd: We want to wish our Chinese friends all over the world a healthy, happy, and prosperous year ahead.  Startup Nation and beyond Great coverage in Forbes about CanNegev, the Israeli government-sponsored incubator which will be operated by OurCrowd, BOL Pharma and Perrigo in Yerucham. Zebra Medical Vision publishes in the prestigious journal Nature Medicine, groundbreaking research that enables successful diagnosis of Osteoporosis from existing CT scans. One in three women and one in five men older than 50 will suffer an osteoporotic fracture in their lifetime.  Latest discovery from OurCrowd portfolio company CyberMDX: MDhex vulnerabilities...

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In the News: Kicking off 2020 with big wins, including new tender to operate medical cannabis incubator

We ended off 2019 with exciting news for OurCrowd and the Israeli ecosystem. Israeli tech raised over $350M in December, and raised a record $8.19B in 2019, easily surpassing the $6.4B raised in 2018, which was itself a record. In OurCrowd’s fifth incubator win, the consortium consisting of OurCrowd, Perrigo and BOL Pharma, won the Israeli government tender to operate CanNegev, a medical cannabis incubator that will be located in Yeruham, in the south of Israel. This will be the world’s first government-supported medical cannabis technology incubator.  As I told NoCamels, in this past decade, the Israeli tech ecosystem came into its own. What was interesting, full of potential and a promising phenomenon, became a powerhouse juggernaut that everybody in the world now has recognized. A decade ago, getting to $1 billion in equity crowdfunded assets was but a dream. I was humbled to be featured as one of 17 Israelis that shaped the decade. Startup Nation and beyond In-depth look at Alpha Tau – Alpha Tau’s Alpha DaRT is the first technology to provide a highly localized and effective...

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