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Newsletter: Covid-killing spray proven in UK trials

Israeli 3D video startup puts your TikTok on steroids SaNOtize spray kills Covid in UK clinical trials NTT invests $15M in OurCrowd startups It takes a global village to raise a startup OurCrowd grows in Abu Dhabi and Dubai Israeli 3D video startup puts your TikTok on steroids DreaMed, Yale team up on AI diabetes monitoring NanoLock & Nozomi deploy new IoT cybersecurity tech Spectrum Health integrates Tytocare’s remote monitoring Introductions 1,000 high-tech job vacancies Startup of the Week:Israeli 3D video startup puts your TikTok on steroids “You can really use this anywhere, to create any 3D content,” says Gilad Talmon, CEO of TetaVi, which uses computer vision and deep-learning technology to produce 3D hologram videos with a fraction of the equipment usually required. The company is working on technology that will enable users to produce video game quality 3D material using a single smartphone – a dream come true for the Tik Tok generation. “We bring the same type of quality, but do it with a mobile system,” Talmon tells The Times of Israel. “We use deep learning...

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In the News: OurCrowd companies seek 100’s of new employees

Despite Israel’s unprecedented unemployment situation, high-tech companies are still recruiting. As Israel carefully re-opens for business, startups have a huge role to play in getting our nation back to work. OurTalent, OurCrowd’s jobs portal, currently lists hundreds of vacant positions from within its portfolio companies, with fresh opportunities added each week. Check out OurTalent. It’s hard to believe that just 3.5 months ago we hosted the 2020 OurCrowd Global Investor Summit in Jerusalem; now, we’re checking in with Jason Greenblatt, former Assistant to the President of the United States, and Special Representative for International Negotiations, and newly-joined OurCrowd partner. In February, he spoke about building bridges between Israel and the Arab Middle East through startup technology; last week Jason sat down with one of Israel’s leading tech bloggers, Hillel Fuld, to discuss how he is getting involved in the VC landscape to achieve the same ends. Watch now. Join us this Wednesday, May 27th for our next webinar – The Post-COVID Corporation: How Pandemic-Driven Innovation Will Change Everything at 9:30AM Los Angeles, 12:30PM New York, 7:30PM Tel Aviv. OurCrowd partners and analysts...

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In the News: FDA clearance, Fox News, and the UN Assembly votes with Israel on AgTech

We are incredibly proud of Sight Diagnostics for receiving FDA clearance for its OLO blood analyzer; OLO leverages AI with a revolutionary method to “digitize” blood, allowing patients to receive blood test results within minutes at the point-of-care, and with just a finger-prick. OurCrowd has been very excited about Sight Diagnostics from early on, and we are looking forward to celebrating continued innovation and success together. Over the weekend on Fox Business News, Stifel CEO Ron Kruszewski explained why the investment banking firm partnered with OurCrowd. Watch here. In other news, 147 nations in the UN General Assembly voted in favor of an Israel initiated resolution to help improve access to agtech capabilities for developing countries. This is another reason why we are so glad to back Israeli agtech companies like Consumer Physics, CropX, Taranis, Tevel, and more. Startup Nation and beyond In a recent Mastercard report, Israel was ranked the 4th best country for women entrepreneurs. We are proud of Charlie Javice of Frank and Dr. Gilly Regev of SaNOtize together with our other great women leaders. Meanwhile,...

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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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Every Drop Counts: Saving Lives with Innovative Blood Diagnostic Technologies

Can blood be tested more quickly, conveniently, and inexpensively, in order to save lives? It’s a question of what tools and methods are used to accurately detect blood anomalies and differentiate between all types of blood cells, in order to identify blood-based diseases. Blood tests are done for many reasons – for example, to help diagnose disease or, conversely, to rule out the possibility of a disease even when symptoms suggest its presence. Whether caring for an individual patient or responding to a worldwide epidemic, rapidly establishing the cause of disease is fundamental to quality care. Established Methods of Diagnosis: Microscopy, RDTs, and PCR Classic microscopy is considered to be the gold standard – the most effective approach to the diagnosis of infectious disease, particularly malaria. The history of microscopy goes back to the late 1660s, when Antony van Leeuwenhoek began to grind his own lenses and make simple microscopes. Modern microscopy started in 1931, when a pair of German scientists invented the electron microscope, which directs a beam of speeded-up electrons at a cell sample. As the electrons...

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