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Pop stars with startups, hi-tech ALS challenge, GetTaxi on Israeli advantage [OurCrowd Newsletter]

It’s never quiet on the Israeli startup scene – and certainly not since two pop stars made their startup debut: Israeli rock star Yoni Bloch and American Black Eyed Peas frontman Will.i.am. Two OurCrowd companies made Globes’ list of top 10 leading Israeli startups of 2014 – along with GetTaxi, whose CEO has much to say on the Israeli innovation advantage. Read on… and subscribe if you’d like to get these updates directly to your inbox! Among the top 10 Israeli startups of 2014: Two OurCrowd companies Consumer Physics and enVerid – two of OurCrowd’s portfolio companies – have snagged two of the top ten Israeli startup awards in the Globes-Journey competition, placing 5th and 8th on the list. The ranking is done by leading investors, entrepreneurs, and venture capitalists, with the aim of discovering promising companies that will be very prominent in Israeli high-tech in the coming years. Find out who else won. GetTaxi CEO Shahar Waiser: “Being Israeli gives us an advantage” In an interview with Israel’s leading business daily, Globes, GetTaxi founder and CEO Shahar Waiser...

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