Tag: Innovative Startups

Looking for an innovative job? 42 #OCportfolio companies hiring in November 2016

As OurCrowd’s investments continuously grow both in size and quantity, our existing portfolio companies are rapidly expanding too. To date, OurCrowd has invested $300M in over 100 portfolio companies, many of which won international awards and are widely acclaimed for their innovative products and amazing all-star teams. So, if you’re hoping to get your foot in the high-tech industry door, dreaming about being part of the exciting startup ecosystem, or know someone looking for a job in the hottest markets, you’ve come to the right place! Check out the listings below to see how you might have the chance to work for some of our awesome portfolio companies and become part of the growing OurCrowd family: Wave Wave is always interested in talking to smart, creative, energetic people who can help them help small businesses — view their current job opportunities. Account Manager; Toronto, Canada. Customer Support Hero; Toronto, Canada. Data Insights Developer; Toronto, Canada. Director, Software Engineering; Toronto, Canada. Finance Analyst; Toronto, Canada. Growth Marketing Manager; Toronto, Canada. Infrastructure Engineer; Toronto, Canada. Mobile Engineer; Toronto, Canada. Payroll Product...

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All-Israeli exit, semiconductors, & Aussies in Startup Nation [OurCrowd Newsletter]

Find out which Israeli startup made an impressive acquisition of a fellow Israeli company; explore Israel’s burgeoning semiconductor industry; meet the Australian cybersecurity and FinTech startup delegation to take part in an accelerator program in Tel Aviv; and more this week from Startup Nation… Start getting this weekly newsletter via email: Subscribe now An all-Israeli exit: NNG acquires automotive cyber startup, Arilou Technologies NNG, the developer of the iGO navigational app, announced that it had acquired a controlling interest in Arilou Technologies, which provides cyber protection for vehicles. Learn more. OurCrowd & Portfolio Companies in the News Pixie featured in VentureBeat OurCrowd featured in The Jewish Chronicle BriefCam featured on CNN Surgical Theater featured in HIT Consultant Trendlines featured in Globes Webydo featured in Forbes When the chips are up: Israel’s burgeoning semiconductor industry sees exits worth billions From Intel, Qualcomm, and Motorola, to startups like Celeno and Valens – Israeli innovation in the semiconductor space has helped place it squarely at the forefront of the global technological revolution. Learn more. Aussies to storm Startup Nation in search of innovation spark A delegation of 10 Australian cybersecurity and FinTech startups will take part in...

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eBay acquires SalesPredict, 12 aging-tech startups, & Israel’s $6M woman [OurCrowd Newsletter]

What’s new? e-commerce giant eBay is buying Israeli startup SalesPredict. What’s trending? Israelis are developing new technologies for the myriad needs of the graying population. Who’s innovating? Dr. Kira Radinsky has just been appointed eBay Israel chief scientist. Read up on these news items and more, below. Start getting this weekly newsletter via email: Subscribe now eBay acquires Israeli startup SalesPredict eBay is acquiring SalesPredict, which uses advanced analytics to predict consumer-buying behavior. This is eBay’s latest move to build up its machine-learning capabilities in order to clean up its product catalog. Learn more. OurCrowd & Portfolio Companies in the News Applango featured in WSJ Webydo featured in Secret Tel Aviv OurCrowd featured in City A.M. 12 Aging-Tech Israeli startups to watch The world’s fast-growing over-60 population needs tech solutions for everything from retirement planning to health monitoring, and Israeli companies are stepping up to meet the challenge. Learn more. Dr. Kira Radinsky is Israel’s $6M woman The 30 year-old SalesPredict co-founder and CTO (acquired by eBay) has just been appointed eBay Israel chief scientist. In a recent interview, Dr. Kira Radinsky discusses her future plans. Learn more....

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Israeli exits at $3.3B in H1, radiation-proof spacesuits, & interview with Trendlines CEO [OurCrowd Newsletter]

The latest from the Startup Nation: Israeli high-tech exits reached an impressive $3.3B in the first half of 2016; check out the Israeli spacesuit that will protect help astronauts in space; hear from the CEO of Trendlines about AgTech and going public in Singapore;  and more… Start getting this weekly newsletter via email: Subscribe now Israeli startups sell for $3.3B in the first half of 2016 Israeli startup companies were sold for a total of $3.32 billion in the first six months of 2016. These ‘exists’ span 45 deals in which high-tech companies were either acquired or had merged with other companies. Learn more. OurCrowd & Portfolio Companies in the News OurCrowd featured in Israel21c Proov featured in Calcalist [Hebrew] Argus featured in WSJ The secret to protecting astronauts in space? A special suit that Israeli startup StemRad is building Radiation suits are big business. StemRad’s technology offers the first real protection against gamma rays and acute radiation sickness for emergency responders and astronauts. Learn more. One-on-one with The Trendlines Group CEO, Todd Dollinger Todd Dollinger, CEO of The Trendlines Group (an OurCrowd portfolio company), shares his insights on agricultural...

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CloudLock bought for $293M, a ‘Radicle’ AgTech fund, & cybersecurity experts [OurCrowd Newsletter]

This last week saw the big acquisition of Israeli cloud security company, CloudLock, by Cisco. A new ‘Radicle’ AgTech accelerator fund launched. A panel of experts share insights about cybersecurity for transportation. Read on for the latest in Startup Nation. Start getting this weekly newsletter via email: Subscribe now Cisco buys cloud security company, CloudLock, for $293M Cisco is to acquire cloud security company CloudLock, which specializes in cloud access security broker (CASB) technology, for $293 million in cash and assumed equity awards. Learn more. OurCrowd & Portfolio Companies in the News OurCrowd featured in Times of Israel Borro featured in Luxury Daily OurCrowd featured in Globes “Radicle” innovation: Announcing the launch of a new AgTech accelerator fund OurCrowd announced the launch of Radicle, an accelerator fund dedicated to growing early stage agricultural tech startups into proven industry leaders, in partnership with Bayer, DuPont, and Finistere Ventures. Learn more. Talking IoV security with cybersecurity experts in Tel Aviv Israel’s Cyber Week hosted a panel of cybersecurity experts that highlighted the threat of hacking to transportation and how easy it is to hit a moving target. The panel was aptly titled “Cyber in Motion.” Learn more....

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