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What We’re Investing In: Current investment opportunities on OurCrowd (December 2015)

Happy holidays and welcome to December’s edition of What We’re Investing In. By the end of 2015, there will be over 85 companies in the OurCrowd portfolio. In one month from today, we’ll kick off our 2nd annual Global Investor Summit in Jerusalem to discuss future investment and tech trends while reviewing the incredible  innovation we’ve seen in the last year. Register here; we hope to see you! Here is a summary of all of the currently funding companies on the OurCrowd platform. Smart Agricultural Irrigation The Internet of Things is one of the most popular startup trends whose simple goal is to connect ordinary “things” to the internet. This company takes the mostly un-technological process of farm irrigation and streamlines it through an intuitive mobile application. The app instructs farmers to deploy sensors throughout their field, which then continuously analyze the surrounding soil and its specific needs. The information collected is transmitted to the farming equipment, automatically populating it with the optimal inputs. Aside from the farmer’s valuable time, this technology can save up to 25% of the extra water typically...

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Innovation is elementary: The Periodic Table of Israeli Tech

Think you know the chemical makeup of the successful Israeli tech scene? CB Insights data and analytics recently published a periodic table to help visualize the depth and breadth of Israel’s tech scene. The Periodic Table of Israeli Tech features venture capital firms, accelerators and incubators, angel investment groups, crowdfunding. It also exhibits prominent funded Israeli companies in select industry categories, along with notable exits. OurCrowd is honored to be listed in the periodic table under ‘crowdfunding’, the sole company in this list under that category. Additionally, OurCrowd is proud of its five portfolio companies — and one latest investment opportunity — who are listed on the table too in their select industries: Argus Cyber Security, AppDome, Fireblade, Corephotonics, Ubimo, and Parko. Check out the periodic table of Israeli tech below: Want to meet and learn more about OurCrowd’s innovative portfolio companies? Join us at our Global Investor Summit in Jerusalem on January 25th, 2016! Apply now at...

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What We’re Investing In: Current investment opportunities on OurCrowd (November 2015)

Welcome to the November edition of What We’re Investing In. For all the first time readers, every month we compose a summary of all the currently funding investment opportunities on the OurCrowd platform. This month, we’ll take a look at four companies ranging from a fast growing car rental business to a “free-dimensional” video technology company. To find out more details about these companies, join and accredit at www.ourcrowd.com. Hyperlocal, on-demand car rentals in India The sharing economy is one of the fastest growing segments in the tech world today. Pair that with the unprecedented growth of recent Internet penetration in India (350M people online and growing), and you’re looking at a market ripe with opportunity. This particular company is capitalizing specifically on an opportunity in the private transportation market in India. The majority of the Indian population that can’t afford to buy their own cars currently rely on chauffeured ride-sharing applications like Uber or Ola Cabs. This company allows its customers to rent cars through an intuitive mobile app, pick up the car at one of hundreds of local...

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Mapping innovation: OurCrowd’s portfolio around the globe

Sure, lots of companies have offices around the world – so do we. But for a leading global equity crowdfunding platform, it’s worth taking a step back and taking a closer look at how far the portfolio travels. Over the last few years, OurCrowd has grown into a  leading Israeli and global equity crowdfunding platform for accredited investors. What started out as a small group of close friends and business partners working together in a garage has turned into a global community of tens of thousands —  investors, entrepreneurs, and supporters — together building a new model for investing in the future Facebooks and Googles. To date, OurCrowd has raised over $170 million in equity crowdfunding for its 80+ portfolio companies which include leading companies dispersed across all four corners of the earth. Take a look below to visualize and interact with the OurCrowd ecosystem. This map illustrates where our portfolio companies are located, what they do, and how to contact them, plus our teams’ locations around the world. OurCrowd around the globe [xyz-ihs...

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Looking for an innovative job? 36 OurCrowd portfolio companies hiring in November 2015

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 $160M in 80 portfolio companies, many of which won international awards and are widely acclaimed for their innovative products and amazing all-star teams. In 2014 alone, over 260 jobs were created within OurCrowd’s portfolio companies, post-investment. 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: RevolutionCredit If you’re interested in helping start a revolution to make every aspiring consumer creditworthy, then join RevolutionCredit. Regional VP, Business Development; Orange County or New York, USA. Webydo Webydo is looking for a talented and experienced content marketing professional to increase user engagement and generate traffic. To apply, submit...

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