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Failure: the surprising fuel in Israel’s startup engine [OurCrowd Newsletter]

What fuels Israel’s startup engine? The surprising answer: Failure! Read up on this news item and more stories from the Startup Nation, below… Start getting this weekly newsletter via email: Subscribe now Failure: the surprising fuel in Israel’s startup engine A key element in the Israeli high-tech success story is accepting failure, learning from mistakes and moving on — a bit wiser for the wear. Read more. OurCrowd & Portfolio Companies in the News BioCatch featured in Newsweek Argus featured in PR Newswire Sweetch featured in Minimum Viable NYSE salutes leading Israeli women New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) marks Israel’s unrivaled presence on Wall Street; holds sessions on Israeli investment trends. Read more. Germany’s Daimler to open Israeli R&D center The center will also scout for investment opportunities in technology companies relevant to the car industry. Read more. Rev your engines! OurCrowd’s Transportation Tech portfolio As we continue to drive the next generation of transportation technologies, OurCrowd has compiled the following infographic that samples some of our portfolio companies making waves in this rapidly evolving market. Read more. Haredi high-tech employment initiative opens branch in Jerusalem (JPost) Israeli...

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Investing in a healthy humanity [OurCrowd Newsletter]

The latest from the Startup Nation: a new fund, new Google VP, new job listings, and more… Read up on these news items, below! Start getting this weekly newsletter via email: Subscribe now Introducing Israel’s first digital health fund: OurCrowd Qure OurCrowd is launching a sector specific fund fully focused on digital health — Israel’s first fund with such a focus. The $50M fund, called OurCrowd Qure, will invest in early stage startups at the seed and Series A level. Read more. OurCrowd & Portfolio Companies in the News OurCrowd featured in Globes SightDx featured in Geektime OurCrowd CEO Jon Medved featured in BNN Google taps Israeli exec as new VP Meir Brand, who has been CEO of Google Israel since 2005, has been named as the new vice president of the technological giant. Read more. 42 #OCportfolio companies hiring in November 2016 Hoping to get your foot in the high-tech industry door? You’ve come to the right place! Check out listings in Israel, USA, Canada, India, China, Taiwan, or Poland. Read more. TripAdvisor invests in Israeli social dining startup EatWith TripAdvisor will integrate EatWith’s service into its offering...

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Israel is #2 in innovation, raises $1.19B in Q3 [OurCrowd Newsletter]

Wow! Israeli tech companies reel in over a billion dollars in the last quarter. Check out the amazing new career opportunities at OurCrowd. Meet the 9 Israeli FinTech companies that made the KPMG top 100. Read up on these news items and more, below… Start getting this weekly newsletter via email: Subscribe now Israeli high-tech reels in $1.19B in Q3/2016 IVC/KPMG report shows July-September financing is second highest quarter in 10 years. Since the beginning of 2016, Israeli tech companies raised $4 billion. Read more. OurCrowd & Portfolio Companies in the News Splacer featured in Forbes VocalZoom featured in The Jerusalem Post OurCrowd featured in Times of Israel 9 Israeli FinTech companies make KPMG top 100 Two Israeli companies, Payoneer and OurCrowd, were rated among the 50 leading established companies, while seven were listed among the emerging FinTech stars of tomorrow. Read more. We’re Hiring! Career opportunities at OurCrowd (Nov. 2016) OurCrowd is growing and currently looking for extraordinary people to join the team behind its leading, innovative and industry-altering crowd investing platform. Read more. World Economic Forum says Israel is 2nd best on innovation The report, which...

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Espionage and Israeli tech [OurCrowd Newsletter]

Find out which Israeli startups are being sought out by the US government for the purpose of espionage; explore Israel’s budding Medical Cannabis industry; and more this week from Startup Nation… Start getting this weekly newsletter via email: Subscribe now US seen removing spy stigma from Israeli tech companies US Department of Homeland Security officials are coming to Israel to discuss including Israeli cybersecurity companies in federal tenders. Read more. OurCrowd & Portfolio Companies in the News Influitive featured in PR Newswire Freightos featured in The Loadstar Replay Technologies featured in Israel21c “Chinese investment in Israeli tech is just beginning” China Galaxy Investment Management president Wang Xuejun seeks to expand Israeli-Chinese cooperation. Read more. A glimpse into Israel’s budding Medical Cannabis industry Israel has become recognised internationally as a leader in the Medical Cannabis field, taking charge of much of the research that is laying the ground for the next generation of development. Read more. Asthma-management and tire-monitoring techs win top prizes Israeli startups iFeel and Neomatix win international competitions for their revolutionary technologies. Read more. The inside story of BlazeMeter, from first VC meeting to...

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Why do global tech giants love Israeli R&D? [OurCrowd Newsletter]

DLD brings together exciting new tech, Payoneer raises an impressive funding round, and Israeli R&D is the top choice for the world’s tech giants. Read on for the latest in Startup Nation. Start getting this weekly newsletter via email: Subscribe now Tech giant execs explain why they use Israel for their R&D Google, Facebook, Microsoft, and Intel are among more than 300 multinationals that have opened up R&D facilities in the country. But what is it that makes Israel such a hotbed of innovation? Read more. OurCrowd & Portfolio Companies in the News VocalZoom featured in The Technews OurCrowd featured in Jewish News Freightos featured in Cloud Tech Israel’s best emerging startups from DLD The annual DLD (Digital Life Design) innovation festival in Tel Aviv brings together some of Israel’s most exciting new technologies. Read more. Israel’s Payoneer raises $180M for its global payments tech The fintech company enables manufacturers and service providers worldwide to receive payment in their local currency. Read more. Download the Commercial Real Estate Technology Review, Q2 2016 Are you up to date with all the disruptive technologies that are changing the CRE industry? Check...

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