Tag: Singapore

In the News: Big news for Israel’s mobility sector

Good news for the Jerusalem tech ecosystem, ranked as 8th best for life science startups, a great start for a global city ranking! IPO news: Israeli startup Fiverr files to go public. Why are Singapore banks and businesses working with AI startups? Read up on Israeli tech’s Singapore connection, featuring OurCrowd. Big news for Israel’s mobility sector as autonomous vehicle startup Foretellix partners with software company Metamoto, Ford will open an innovation center, and we are less than a month away from EcoMotion week – see more details and a discount code below. Startup Nation and beyond Ford to open an innovation center in Israel, bringing delegation to scout for tech in artificial intelligence, autonomous driving, and cybersecurity. Mossad expands scope of investment arm, “calling on startups from fintech, robotics, data sciences and big data, among others, to apply for funding”. Check out this interview where I share perspectives on the Israeli tech scene and secrets to OurCrowd’s success. Top tech news this week Healthcare…OSSIO Announces U.S. Launch and First Commercial Use of the New OSSIOfiberTM Bone Pin for Hammertoe Correction and Telehealth Platform Tyto Care Joins Epic App Orchard Marketplace. Enterprise Software…Ubimo Location...

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Gateway to Asia: OurCrowd announces strategic partnership with UOB to bring equity crowdfunding to Singapore

The Startup Nation and Smart Nation just became that much closer. Earlier today, OurCrowd announced that it has closed a strategic partnership agreement with United Overseas Bank Limited (UOB), headquartered in Singapore. This collaboration is OurCrowd’s first official foray into Asia and represents a significant step towards developing the FinTech ecosystem in the region. OurCrowd, together with UOB and with the support and investment of the Sassoon Investment Corporation, an investment holding company with deep roots in Asia, is working to bring equity crowdfunding to Singapore and beyond – offering a new asset class to accredited investors in the region of Asia. The partnership pairs UOB’s strengths and depth of experience in serving entrepreneurs as well as small-and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) across the region with OurCrowd’s expertise in investing in some of the world’s most promising startups via equity crowdfunding. This is an important announcement for OurCrowd but it’s equally important for our investors. Through this collaboration, OurCrowd’s global investor community will be able to invest in innovative Asian companies with differentiated and highly scalable products, who in turn will now get access to another source of funding through OurCrowd’s equity crowdfunding platform. This isn’t...

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