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In the News: The impact of coronavirus on startups & OurCrowd’s next steps

As the global community comes together to combat the coronavirus, our thoughts are with those directly and indirectly affected. Israel has taken an active role in trying to prevent the spread of the virus and has reduced potential exposure in various ways. Read here how Israeli research groups are hard at work on a vaccine. OurCrowd is maintaining close contact with our portfolio and network to provide guidance in navigating this crisis. See here a note that Sequoia sent its founders and CEOs regarding the current situation. Join me for a webinar next Wednesday, March 18th at 6 PM Israel, 12 PM New York, 9 AM San Francisco, about the impact of coronavirus on startups, how some startups are fighting back, and what steps we are taking as OurCrowd. Click here “From healthcare to transportation; artificial intelligence to agriculture and food and fighting fires in Australia to protection from missiles, OurCrowd is saving and improving lives.” Have a look at this piece – From cancer to coronavirus, OurCrowd innovates for humanity. Up until the coronavirus outbreak, Israeli tech companies were off to a promising start, as they raised over...

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In the News: Big news from 3 brilliant startups

Congrats to Hailo on the launch of Hailo-8, their deep learning processor for edge devices. MultiVu raised a $7M seed round for its next-gen 3D sensor, led by OurCrowd, Cardumen Capital and Hong Kong-based Junson Capital. In other big news, Zebra Medical Vision received FDA approval for the world’s first AI chest X-ray triage product.  Startup Nation and beyond Including insights from myself and others: India & Israel – The New Tech Frontiers. Check out Venture Capital Journal: OurCrowd, Israel’s most active investor, blends VC and crowdfunding model.  With a second WannaCry looming, more than half of industrial sites are vulnerable. How do we avoid it? See it in Forbes. Top tech news this week Agriculture…Machine vision is the newest weapon against crop loss, featuring Taranis. Healthcare…Surgical Theater Wows at the Milken Institute Global Conference. Enterprise Software…Nike Unveils ‘A Game-Changing Innovation’: A Fit Feature To Fix Shoe Sizing Online And In-Store, featuring Invertex. News from the Industry  The world’s aging population is larger than ever before and growing. Can the ailments of old age become a thing of the past due to the rise of groundbreaking technology? New Tech Tackles Old Age:...

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The Future of Deal Marketing: Using Software and Data Analytics To Target Investors

OurCrowd launched a new webinar series called ‘Teach-In Tuesdays’. In this series, we’ll explore investing in early-stage Israeli companies, identify and explain influential tech trends, stay up-to-date with the crowdfunding industry, and examine actionable insights from our own experience running OurCrowd’s investment platform. Yesterday, we held a webinar as part of the OurCrowd Teach-In Tuesdays series on the  future of deal marketing. Today entrepreneurs are using Internet technologies to identify, target, and land top-notch investors while investors are using the same technologies to find investment opportunities. Additional topics covered in the webinar: The cutting-edge ways top companies are raising money online The 3 mistakes companies make raising money and how to avoid them How to leverage the added transparency of the Internet and shared data to raise more money, more quickly Featured expert: Steven Dresner, CEO and founder of dealflow.com and author of Crowdfunding: A Guide to Raising Capital on the Internet.     ::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::: To stay updated on future events and the best news from the Startup Nation, sign up for our newsletter, email us, and follow us on social media. To contact Zack Miller, follow him on Linkedin / Twitter To contact Steven...

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