Tag: Israeli Technology

$237M in a week, a hunger fighting startup, & Accel’s Israeli VP [OurCrowd Newsletter]

The latest from the Startup Nation: an impressive week of funding raised by Israeli startups; the Israeli humanitarian startup bringing tech into the aid space; Accel’s new Israeli-born VP that will give the firm a much more formal presence in Israel; and more… Start getting this weekly newsletter via email: Subscribe now Israeli startups raise $237M in first week of June There may be a slowdown in the high-tech sector worldwide, but Israeli startups are still going strong. In the first week of June alone, 13 Israeli startups raised an impressive $237 million. Learn more. OurCrowd & Portfolio Companies in the News Consumer Physics featured in Huffington Post CropX featured in The New Zealand Herald HIL Applied Medical featured in Globes OurCrowd featured in WIRED Neverware featured in Forbes Ubimo featured in MarTech Advisor This hybrid Israeli humanitarian startup is a lean, mean, child hunger fighting machine Looking to reform the way aid reaches crisis zones, the 3 Million Club has opened an online store that delivers life-saving items directly to those most in need. Learn more. Accel appoints ex-FBer Nir Blumberger as Venture Partner to focus on Israel VC firm Accel’s London office has...

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HIL acquires Nanolabz, electric roads, & OrbiMed investors’ faith in Israel [OurCrowd Newsletter]

Learn about OurCrowd portfolio company HIL’s exciting acquisition of Navada-based nanotech company, Nanolabz; discover the electrifying innovation of electric roads and the Israeli startup behind them; hear from the partners and investors of a new multi-million Israel-focused VC fund; and more this week from Startup Nation… Start getting this weekly newsletter via email: Subscribe now Israeli biomed HIL Applied Medical acquires Reno’s Nanolabz in race for cancer treatment Jerusalem-based HIL Applied Medical (an OurCrowd portfolio company) announced their buyout of Nanolabz, a Nevada-based firm developing smart nano-engineered targets for the short-pulse R&D sector. Learn more. OurCrowd & Portfolio Companies in the News ReWalk featured in Times of Israel Zebra Medical Vision featured in Globes HIL Applied Medical featured in Geektime OurCrowd featured in The Australian Consumer Physics featured in Bloomberg OurCrowd featured in Crowdfund Insider Israeli startup ElectRoad can turn any road electric The new ElectRoad wireless charging solution can be implemented in any roadway and will end dependence on expensive batteries and the limits on travel distances. Learn more. OrbiMed’s partners: “Our investors are aware of Israeli capabilities” Healthcare investment firm OrbiMed announced the closing of its second Israel-focused VC fund...

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MagnaCom acquired for $50M, will.i.am’s Israeli-powered watch, & Mazor CEO on robotic surgery [OurCrowd Newsletter]

Find out which communication giant made an impressive acquisition of an Israeli startup; discover the Israeli tech behind will.i.am’s new watch-based gadget; hear about a leading Israeli entrepreneur’s plan for the future of robotic surgery and more this week from Startup Nation… Start getting this weekly newsletter via email: Subscribe now Broadband communication giant Broadcom buys Israeli MagnaCom for $50M Broadband communication giant Broadcom purchased Israeli startup MagnaCom, which has created a modulation technology that may be the base for future cellular networks, for $50 million. Learn more. OurCrowd & Portfolio Companies in the News ReWalk featured in Israel21c Highcon featured in Labels & Labeling OurCrowd CEO Jon Medved featured in CNBC will.i.am’s Dial watch packs Israeli tech punch Musician and entrepreneur will.i.am from The Black Eyed Peas bought Tel Aviv startup Sensiya to power new watch-based gadget that can make calls and send texts. Learn more. Mazor CEO Ori Hadomi discusses future plans for robotic surgery Following its agreement with Medtronic — the world’s largest medical device maker — Mazor CEO, Ori Hadomi, talks about his vision for the company’s future expansion of robotic surgical systems. Learn more. First class...

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Outbrain raises $45M, new social investor app, & one-on-one with Oracle’s Israeli-born CEO [OurCrowd Newsletter]

The latest from the Startup Nation: another impressive funding round as Outbrain picks up $45M; introducing the launch of OurCrowd’s new social investor app; Oracle CEO Safra Catz discussing women leading tech companies in Silicon Valley; and more… Start getting this weekly newsletter via email: Subscribe now Content recommendation startup, Outbrain, raises $45M Outbrain’s co-founder and CEO Yaron Galai reports the company has raised $45 million. Outbrain provides Internet content and article recommendations that usually appear at the bottom of websites. Learn more. OurCrowd & Portfolio Companies in the News OurCrowd featured in Crowdfund Insider eVigilo featured in Digital Journal OurCrowd CEO Jon Mmedved featured in Entrepreneur Introducing the new OurCrowd social investor app! The team at OurCrowd is proud to announce the launch of our new social investor app! CPO Shai Ben-Tovim took the stage at Finovate 2016 to present and live-demo the app. Learn more. Israeli-born Oracle CEO, Safra Catz: “Tech can’t thrive without women” On a visit to her homeland this past week, Oracle CEO Safra Catz discussed the importance of greater participation of women in business and tech in order to thrive. Learn...

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Via raises $100M, 7 robots transforming surgery, & Asian enthusiasm for Israeli tech [OurCrowd Newsletter]

Israeli ride-sharing startup Via raised and impressive $100M — the largest so far in 2016. Check out the seven Israeli robots that are revolutionizing how doctors operate. Hear from Israel’s most prolific startup investors about the unique relationship between Asia and the Jewish state. Read up on these news items and more, below… Start getting this weekly newsletter via email: Subscribe now Israeli on-demand transit company, Via, raises $100M Israeli on-demand transit company Via announced that it has raised $100 million in Series C funding. This is the largest amount raised by an Israeli startup this year. Learn more. OurCrowd & Portfolio Companies in the News OurCrowd featured in Geektime Argus featured in TechCrunch MST featured in Israel21c 7 Israeli robots that are transforming surgery The rapidly emerging field of robot-assisted surgery promises to revolutionize how doctors operate. Israel is one of the world leaders in this field with companies like MST, Mazor Robotics, and more. Learn more. Asian investors appreciate Israeli innovators’ respect for tradition, says OurCrowd’s Jon Medved One of Israel’s most prolific startup investors says Israel and Singapore are a match made in heaven, while each relationship the Jewish...

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