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Working from home? Protect company data with ITsMine

Millions of people are working from home, accessing company data through unprotected home computers and creating a field day for cyber hackers. ITsMine technology protects your company’s data against hackers. It’s quick and easy to install, and the company is offering it for free during the coronavirus crisis, says founder and CEO Kfir Kimhi. “Once your kids are downloading a game onto your computer, the hackers are there,” Kimhi says. “They’re installing malicious code on the system.” ITsMine’s Data Breach Protection technology is already defending major banks and healthcare systems. It’s ideal for smaller businesses and can be installed remotely in about half an hour, he says. ITsMine CEO Kfir Kimhi discusses ITsMine’s Data Breach Protection with OurCrowd CEO Jon Medved “Having people work from home is obviously necessary,” Kimhi says. “But it places businesses under immense stress. Data breaches and ransomware attacks historically rise during a crisis, and we’re already seeing that happen. Then there’s the added danger of a decentralized workforce which adds many more potential attack points and vulnerabilities for sensitive company data. Companies need to...

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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: See the list of Tel Aviv’s hottest startups, life-saving tech, & more

Did you know? “Tel Aviv is the city with the highest number of startups per capita in the world, according to the 2018 Global Startup Ecosystem report — more than 6,000, of which 18 are unicorns.” See Wired’s list of Tel Aviv’s hottest startups, including OurCrowd portfolio companies Zebra Medical Vision and Arbe Robotics. This week Amazon officially announced its launch of operations in Israel, while Intel unveiled its first AI chip, which was developed in Israel. The chip was designed to target large data centers and is already being used by Facebook. Congrats to soil analytics startup CropX on its $10M raise, which OurCrowd was happy to take part in. Startup Nation and beyond Startups saving lives: Check out the research showing Israeli startup MedAware can reduce prescription errors and save up to 100,000 lives, and read up on Edgybees’ lifesaving drones. From the Sussita to Mobileye, what is the secret of Israel’s automotive technology success? Why Israel is automotive tech’s global engine. The revolution is coming – Sight Diagnostics’ 10-minute blood test device shifts focus from lab to doctor’s...

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In the News: Israel keeps on innovating 💡

Israel received a visit from Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg this week, where she launched Facebook’s “Playground”, a “new hub for startups and entrepreneurs in Israel to build connections, develop skills, and foster innovation.” Israel’s Defense Ministry also announced the launch of an innovation hub aimed at fostering security-related technologies and strengthening the relationship between the country’s civilian and defense markets. In recent acquisition news, Salesforce buys the Israeli field service software company Clicksoftware for $1.35B. Startup Nation and beyond Israel – from Startup Nation to FoodTech Nation? See it in CTech. FoodTech is a hot topic now, as the United Nations warns: Climate change threatens the world’s food supply. Meet ClimaCell’s new weather app – alerting you when it’s about to rain, down to the minute, all around the world. Which Israeli startups are playing a leading role in data-driven digitized production? Read it in Forbes. Top tech news this week FoodTech…Featuring Beyond Meat: Subway is testing out a meatless meatball sub. Here’s why. Mobility…Zoomcar eyes a shortcut to 130 million users — partners with Ixigo. Marketplace…Over 100,000 students...

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In the News: What’s hot in healthtech

Big news this past week as Zebra Medical Vision received FDA clearance for its AI-powered intracranial hemorrhage detection product, its second FDA approval in a month! Congrats to sugar reduction company DouxMatok on their $22M raise; OurCrowd is proud to take part in this effort to reduce the world’s sugar dependency. data.world is bringing data to the next level with its recent acquisition of Capsenta – read about it here, and find more top news below. Startup Nation and beyond New in medical cannabis: Syqe Medical releases its first cannabis inhaler. The latest on Intel and Israel: The reality of autonomous cars is beginning to feel closer as Intel’s Mobileye plans to launch a trial of robo-cabs next year in Israel. Intel has also announced its accelerator launch in Israel, which aims to give early-stage startups “a unique advantage in their quest to disrupt the future.” Sweetch on the front lines of disease prevention: Getting healthy with tech. Top tech news this week Enterprise Software…BriefCam Honored by Frost & Sullivan with Technology Innovation Award. Mobility…13 of the best auto-tech startups...

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