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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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Looking for an innovative job? 36 #OCportfolio companies hiring like crazy (June ’16)

As OurCrowd’s investments continuously grow both in size and quantity, our existing portfolio companies are rapidly expanding too. To date, OurCrowd has invested over $220M in 93 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: Argus Argus invites you to explore their open job opportunities to join them in the Internet of Vehicles revolution! Senior Cyber Security Developer; Tel Aviv, Israel. Marketing Manager; Tel Aviv, Israel. Cyber Security Developer; Tel Aviv, Israel. Automotive Embedded Systems Software Engineer; Tel Aviv, Israel. Quality Engineer; Tel Aviv, Israel. Front-End Developer; Tel Aviv, Israel. Research Team Leader; Tel Aviv, Israel. Security Architect; Tel...

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The World’s Top 10 Most Innovative Companies of 2016: The Israel list

Each year, award-winning tech magazine Fast Company spends months gathering and analyzing data in order to generate its annual report on The World’s Most Innovative Companies. In addition to the noted 50 Most Innovative Companies and the accompanying top 10 companies in various sectors — which included a number of Israeli startups — the magazine recently released a list of the top 10 most innovative companies of 2016 in Israel. The list is a guide to the state of innovation in economy, featuring the businesses whose innovations are having the greatest impacts across their industries and our culture as a whole. Therefore, it’s not surprising to see a representation of companies originating from the Startup Nation. OurCrowd was also named among the most innovative Israeli companies on Fast Company‘s listed for “empowering anyone to become a VC.” The world’s top most innovative Israeli companies in additional categories include Novocure (#16 in Top 50; #1 in Biotech), SolChip (#5 in Energy), Glide (#7 in Video), and Kaltura (#10 in Video) Fast Company’s report lists Israeli companies that are currently at the forefront of business, challenging industry assumptions and exhibiting economic ingenuity. Each company illustrates the power and potential...

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Risk and Reward: The truth about diversification

It is a common misconception that investing in startups is for the uber-wealthy, venture capital and angel investing insiders; being exclusive and risky — an alternative asset class where losing is part of the strategy. Venture capitalists leaders highlight how often you lose before you win. Thought leader Fred Wilson of Union Square Ventures says, “Investing in startups is risky. If you make just one investment, you are likely going to lose everything. If you make two, you are still likely to lose money. If you make five, you might get all your money back across all five investments. If you make ten, you might start making money on the aggregate set of investments.” How Much to Invest That being said, no one will advise you to put a large percentage of your savings into early stage companies. However, if you allocate 5% of your overall portfolio into startup investments you can increase returns and reduce risk. According to a SharesPost whitepaper, if you allocate 5% of your investments to private growth companies, you can increase the returns of a traditional portfolio by...

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The investor’s guide to the first-ever Crowdbuilding Hackathon

Next week, thousands of investors will gather together in Jerusalem for OurCrowd’s 2016 Global Investor Summit (January 25-26). They’ll be joined by top tech innovators, startups, angel investors, VCs, and other industry leaders from around the world. In addition to hosting the ‘who’s who’ of the investment world, the roster of keynote speakers, we’ll also be introducing the first-ever Crowdbuilding Hackathon. What is ‘crowdbuilding’ you ask? One of the value-adds OurCrowd offers our portfolio companies is access to a community of over 10,000 accredited investors, with their own individual expertise, networks and resources. Crowdbuilding is the term we coined to define the action of investors leveraging their professional networks to help our companies grow and prosper. Imagine what we can accomplish in portfolio growth – live. At next week’s summit, 300 investors, partners and mentors will congregate in one room to help propel the success of some amazing startups, with the power of the crowd. Here’s a brief overview of what to expect at the 2016 Crowdbuilding Hackathon: An unprecedented opportunity to get involved in some of our best portfolio companies A chance to win some...

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