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Newsletter: Oprah’s smart oven + Kim Kardashian’s taste

Top investment opportunitiesStartup of the Week: Convizit, making user experience a snapLetter from Davos: FoodTech steps up to the plateWhy Oprah loves Tovala’s smart ovenForbes reveals Mermade’s cultivated seafood secretStream now: Investing in the Circular EconomyMicrosoft picks Maolac and Trellis for AI programCan Profuse transform the costs of lab-grown meat?New York State to hand out 800+ ElliQ robots to elderly Kim Kardashian gives Beyond Meat a bounceTaranis gives farmers a down-to-earth view of crops from aboveIsrael plans to invest $180M to develop civilian space techArcadia acquires world’s largest utility data provider, raises $200M IntroductionsMore than 4,200 high-tech jobs Startup of the Week:Convizit: Making user experience a snap Millions of applications are driven by software tools that understand and improve customers’ digital experience, but capturing the relevant data isn’t easy.  Every action needs to be manually recorded, which is an expensive and inefficient proposition. Our portfolio company  Convizit uses a suite of AI technologies to automatically capture and understand each user event on every webpage. The company’s machine-learning platform understands how consumers see webpages and improves its automatic-tagging abilities over...

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Newsletter: Some good news for a change

Top investment opportunitiesStartup of the Week: Sufresca trial keeps produce freshTop carmaker invests in Connected EnergyAffordable lab-grown meat gets closer to your plateTrash into cash: Join us online on May 23BetterSeeds ships Israel’s first cannabis seed exports to US‘Crazy’ idea of egg protein without chickens realizedSaNOtize anti-Covid nasal spray on sale in SingaporeTaranis, Drone Nerds and DJI scale up drone operations to increase field yieldPitchBook: OurCrowd Israel’s most active investorCyabra answers Elon Musk’s query on Twitter botsEx-Mossad chief Tamir Pardo joins NanoLockOncoHost raises $35M to personalize cancer treatment with AILA Kings launch mascot into the metaverse with TetaViSequentify emerges from stealth with $7M for rapid DNA sequencingOriient raises $11M Series A for indoor location technologyClassiq adds HSBC, NTT Finance to $36M Series BCanNegev launches drone and unmanned tech competitionPMI Americas taps ThetaRay to monitor cross-border paymentsIntroductionsMore than 4,200 high-tech jobs Startup of the Week:Trials show Sufresca keeps produce fresher, longer A major field trial with one of Europe’s largest distributors confirmed that Sufresca’s coatings applied to fresh produce extend shelf life, significantly reduce weight loss between harvest and store,...

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Newsletter: Slaying Israel’s holy cow + Medical robots get flexed

Top investment opportunitiesStartup of the Week: Genopore, disease detection through proteomicsInnoviz to supply major vehicle manufacturerBetterSeeds for better foodsIsraeli unicorns plan future growth in CaliforniaSlaying Israel’s holy cowMedical robots reach into the futureToday Show tunes into Intuition Robotics’ ElliQWatch: Startups Respond to the Ukraine crisisOurCrowd startups gear up for EcoMotion 2022Zippin’s checkout-free technology heads to US campuses  Paysafe teams with Rewire, pushing financial services in EuropeSatellogic’s satellite imagery integrates with Orbital InsightAvnet’s EBV Elektronik inks distribution deal with HailoIntroductionsMore than 4,500 high-tech jobs Startup of the Week:Genopore: Disease detection through proteomics (Photo: http://www.meller-lab.net) Proteomics, the extensive study of proteins, is the next big transformation in life sciences. Proteins provide more information than genes because they are impacted by both genetics and environmental factors. Genopore is building a revolutionary new testing capability for proteomics that  will provide the equivalent of a DNA sequencing  for proteins.The ability to analyze single molecules in a sample is very challenging, yet it can drive significant improvements in the early detection of cancer and other diseases. Genopore, an Israeli seed-stage, pre-revenue startup, is developing technology to...

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Newsletter: Making lab-grown meat affordable

Top investment opportunitiesStartup of the Week: ProFuse, accelerating the future of lab-grown meatLet’s create new fuel before we become fossilsMay 2nd Online: Startups and the Ukraine crisisIBM, AMD embrace Israeli AI technologyAmazon’s $1B innovation fund invests in BionicHIVEOurCrowd startups participate in EcoMotion 2022Remilk to open world’s largest animal-free dairy factory in DenmarkInZiv raises $10M for high resolution display inspection technologyCyabra sniffs out fakes and bots in Johnny Depp vs. Amber HeardCarbon Health launches remote diabetes-management programEdgybees’ new software improves accuracy of satellite imageryAfrica’s mPharma expands TytoCare collaborationDatos Health and Binah.ai team up for new remote-care platformIntroductionsMore than 4,500 high-tech jobs Startup of the Week:ProFuse: Accelerating the future of lab-grown meat There is an increasing demand for meat alternatives to replace food produced from farm animals. Within 30 years, the meat industry needs to double its production to meet the demands of a growing population. While scientists have figured out how to grow meat from cells, the process is long and expensive. Enter ProFuse, an Israeli startup that substantially accelerates the production of lab-grown meat, reducing costs and making it...

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Newsletter: Ukraine crisis: We need new food tech

Top investment opportunitiesStartup of the Week: NeuReality, slashing AI costsSufresca: Keeping produce fresh, without plasticUkraine crisis: We need new food technologyNYT: Freightos has answers for supply-chain woesFlytrex begins operations in Texas as FAA certification nearsChicago gives green light to SuperpedestrianUS Army taps ICON for largest 3D printed structures in AmericaGoogle Cloud maps shoppers’ journey with OriientIsrael’s field hospital in Ukraine uses TytoCare kitsSnowflake chooses Cybersixgill for cyber threat intelligenceGoldman Sachs leads data.world’s $50M Series C raiseADvantage Fund’s TAPPP raises $10M, signs Major League RugbyIntroductions: How can you help our portfolio companies?More than 4,600 high-tech jobs Startup of the Week:NeuReality: Slashing AI costs across the board Artificial intelligence technology is disrupting almost every industry from agriculture to retail to transportation, but it doesn’t come cheap. AI deployment is held back by hardware costs and software complexity. NeuReality is disrupting the current approach by deploying AI with a new system architecture that reduces the cost and energy consumption of AI systems by an order of magnitude. NeuReality replaces the traditional general-purpose CPU-centric support system, slashing deployment costs by 80 percent and...

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