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Roll Call: The big news from our friends, portfolio at #CES2017

Hello from CES 2017! OurCrowd is on the ground in Las Vegas at the world’s most innovative, inspiring and fun global consumer electronics and tech tradeshow. This year’s show has been amazing, especially since we’ve been hanging with friends and portfolio companies with what seems like round-the-clock major announcements since last Thursday. Take a look at our portfolio’s big news to come out of CES in the last few days: VocalZoom pairs with Honda VocalZoom joins Honda at CES to demonstrate optical sensor that delivers safer automotive voice control Honda partners with VocalZoom to advance speech-recognition technology [SAE International] Watch here as Honda announces the partnership: Consumer Physics integrated into smartphone Changhong’s H2 smartphone lets you scan objects for molecular authenticity [Venture Beat] This phone has a built-in tricorder. Really. [Mashable] Now meet the phone with SCiO built in, up close: Celeno partners with Airgain and NGCodec Celeno, a leader in next-gen WiFi semiconductors, announces partnerships with Airgain on Smart Antennas [CED Magazine] …as well as with NGCodec for Wireless Virtual Reality [App Developer Magazine] Argus Cyber Security working with Qualcomm and Elektrobit Argus Cyber...

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Techy teens, 3D-printed fashion & a record Q3 for Israeli startups [OurCrowd Newsletter]

This week, from the Startup Nation: Dress to impress? How about strutting your stuff in 3D… Israeli teens showcase their social apps for Microsoft Israel’s competition… The Israeli startup scene saw a record Q3 for Israeli startups raising capital… Israeli entrepreneur of the year announced… and more. Check it out – and sign up below to get these updates directly to your inbox! A record 3rd quarter for Israeli high-tech investment: 170 startups raised $701M In the third quarter of 2014, 170 Israeli high-tech companies attracted $701 million. This turns out to be 29% above the $545 million average of the last three years. The survey reviewed capital raised by Israeli high-tech companies from Israeli and foreign venture capital funds as well as other investors, such as investment companies, corporate investors, incubators and angels. Get more details on the report. Teams of Israeli teens participated in Microsoft’s Innovate for Good contest Microsoft Israel’s recent Innovate for Good (i4G) competition drew dozens of 15- to 20-year-olds from across the country, each hoping to gain attention for a social application his...

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