Tag: Jerusalem

We’re Hiring! Career Opportunities at OurCrowd (January 2015)

Speaking of startups… OurCrowd is growing at a record-breaking speed but we still maintain the startup mentality upon which we were founded. OurCrowd is the leading hybrid venture capital equity crowdfunding platform for accredited investors who wish to invest in Israeli and global early stage companies. Managed by a team of well-known investment professionals and led by serial entrepreneur Jon Medved, we select opportunities, invest our own capital and bring these startups to our constantly growing global investor community. OurCrowd is currently seeking extraordinary people who are excited about our innovative, disruptive platform for our New York and Jerusalem offices. The company offers competitive benefits and salary with opportunities to grow in a fast-paced work environment. See a position that fits your background? Join us and become a part of our unparalleled team! ——– Administrative Assistant for the New York office Purpose & Description: Headquartered in Jerusalem, OurCrowd is a venture capital firm with an equity-based crowdfunding platform, built for accredited investors to research and invest in premiere start-up companies both in Israel and globally. OurCrowd’s New York City office has an open position for an...

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Have you registered yet? OurCrowd’s Global Investor Summit – the biggest event of the year

You read the latest startup news. You keep up-to-date on Israel tech innovation. Perhaps you’ve participated in webinars and invested in OurCrowd portfolio companies. Perhaps… you’re ready for more. Now, take startup investing to the next level at OurCrowd’s Global Investor Summit, December 9-10 in Jerusalem, Israel. At the event, accredited investors from around the world will: learn 2015 projections from top VCs and investment analysts speak with the incredible entrepreneurs dominating the Israeli startup scene network with other OurCrowd investors from the international community tour the hottest Israeli tech and startup destinations The Global Investor Summit is the first of its kind, bringing together angel and VC investors from around the world to meet our team and each other, as well as more than 40 startups from OurCrowd’s portfolio – across sectors and stages. Highlights include: Panels with industry experts and keynote speakers covering technology trends, startup investing and what’s in store for 2015 and beyond Presentations by the cutting edge technologies that make up the OurCrowd portfolio, including ReWalk Robotics, OurCrowd’s first IPO on NASDAQ Offsite tours to...

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Experience Sukkot in the Startup Nation with OurCrowd

Join the OurCrowd team and fellow investors for two events next week at our private Sukka at the Waldorf Astoria in Jerusalem and overlooking the beach in Tel Aviv. There will good food, great drinks, wonderful company and stellar presentations, including four of our latest startup investments. We hope to see you at one (or both!) of our events and wish you a Shana Tova and Chag Sameach! Scotch & Wine at the Waldorf Astoria- Jerusalem Join Jonathan Medved (OurCrowd CEO), the CEOs of our latest portfolio companies and the OurCrowd team for drinks in Jerusalem’s first indoor sukkah at the Waldorf Astoria. When Sunday, October 12th 5:30- 7:30PM Where Waldorf Astoria Agron St. 26, Jerusalem For more information and to RSVP, please click here. Wine & Dessert overlooking the beach- Tel Aviv Join Jonathan Medved (OurCrowd CEO), the CEOs of our latest portfolio companies and the OurCrowd team for wine and dessert in the sukkah overlooking the Mediterranean and Tel Aviv. When Tuesday, October 14th 5:30- 7:30PM Where Aish TLV Sukka Hayarkon 165, Tel Aviv For more information and to...

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The Jerusalem startup scene has never been better!

Venture capital investors, angel funds, accelerator, these concepts are familiar today to every high-tech entrepreneur in Jerusalem, and there are quite a few of those. During the last week of December, Jerusalem’s Lander Institute hosted a gathering othat brought together around 100 Jerusalemite entrepreneurs and prominent investors operating in Israel. Among those present were Shahar Tzafrir of Magma Venture Partners (a primary investor in Waze), Evelyn Rubin of Jerusalem-based equity crowdfunding platform OurCrowd, Ben Wiener who recently launched a Jumpspeed, a micro-fund for early-stage startups in Jerusalem, Jerusalemite angel investor Reuven Ulmansky and Aviram Zolti, Israel’s Vice Chief Scientist. A last minute addition to this group was Zohar Levkovitz, an entrepreneur turned investor who recently sold his ads company Amobee to Singaporian SingTel for almost $350 million. This wasn’t the only event held in Jerusalem that week. One of the participants was complaining that the previous night there were 2 events appealing to the same target audience. This example illustrates the type of “difficulties” a Jerusalem entrepreneur faces these days. Over the past year and half something good and refreshing has been happening in...

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