Tag: successful entrepreneurs

Special Jerusalem Day Edition: The city of golden… opportunity [OurCrowd Newsletter]

In honor of Jerusalem Day, OurCrowd put together a special newsletter edition to highlight the growth and innovation flourishing in the Startup Nation’s capital. Check out these cool videos and interviews with some of Jerusalem’s movers and shakers, who work year-round on promoting and growing the city’s startup ecosystem. Start getting this weekly newsletter via email: Subscribe now One-on-one with the CEO of promising Jerusalem startup, HIL Applied Medical In honor of Jerusalem Day, OurCrowd CEO Jonathan Medved interviews Sagi Brink-Danan, CEO of HIL Applied Medical, about the city’s startup ecosystem, growing high-tech community, and HIL’s remarkable proton beam therapy for cancer. Leading Innovation Q&A with Israeli businessman, entrepreneur, philanthropist, and Jerusalem Mayor, Nir Barkat. Read more. Developing Jerusalem Interview with the Jerusalem Development Authority’s Director of Business & Industry Development, Itzik Ozer. Read more. Growing Community Check out this cool video about Jerusalem’s growing startup ecosystem and high-tech community. View here. Golden Opportunities Special talk with Jerusalemite successful entrepreneur, angel investor, and technologist, Gary Levitt. Read more. Subscribe for weekly updates about the Startup Nation to your inbox. See this week’s original newsletter here. [xyz-ihs...

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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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HIL acquires Nanolabz, electric roads, & OrbiMed investors’ faith in Israel [OurCrowd Newsletter]

Learn about OurCrowd portfolio company HIL’s exciting acquisition of Navada-based nanotech company, Nanolabz; discover the electrifying innovation of electric roads and the Israeli startup behind them; hear from the partners and investors of a new multi-million Israel-focused VC fund; and more this week from Startup Nation… Start getting this weekly newsletter via email: Subscribe now Israeli biomed HIL Applied Medical acquires Reno’s Nanolabz in race for cancer treatment Jerusalem-based HIL Applied Medical (an OurCrowd portfolio company) announced their buyout of Nanolabz, a Nevada-based firm developing smart nano-engineered targets for the short-pulse R&D sector. Learn more. OurCrowd & Portfolio Companies in the News ReWalk featured in Times of Israel Zebra Medical Vision featured in Globes HIL Applied Medical featured in Geektime OurCrowd featured in The Australian Consumer Physics featured in Bloomberg OurCrowd featured in Crowdfund Insider Israeli startup ElectRoad can turn any road electric The new ElectRoad wireless charging solution can be implemented in any roadway and will end dependence on expensive batteries and the limits on travel distances. Learn more. OrbiMed’s partners: “Our investors are aware of Israeli capabilities” Healthcare investment firm OrbiMed announced the closing of its second Israel-focused VC fund...

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MagnaCom acquired for $50M, will.i.am’s Israeli-powered watch, & Mazor CEO on robotic surgery [OurCrowd Newsletter]

Find out which communication giant made an impressive acquisition of an Israeli startup; discover the Israeli tech behind will.i.am’s new watch-based gadget; hear about a leading Israeli entrepreneur’s plan for the future of robotic surgery and more this week from Startup Nation… Start getting this weekly newsletter via email: Subscribe now Broadband communication giant Broadcom buys Israeli MagnaCom for $50M Broadband communication giant Broadcom purchased Israeli startup MagnaCom, which has created a modulation technology that may be the base for future cellular networks, for $50 million. Learn more. OurCrowd & Portfolio Companies in the News ReWalk featured in Israel21c Highcon featured in Labels & Labeling OurCrowd CEO Jon Medved featured in CNBC will.i.am’s Dial watch packs Israeli tech punch Musician and entrepreneur will.i.am from The Black Eyed Peas bought Tel Aviv startup Sensiya to power new watch-based gadget that can make calls and send texts. Learn more. Mazor CEO Ori Hadomi discusses future plans for robotic surgery Following its agreement with Medtronic — the world’s largest medical device maker — Mazor CEO, Ori Hadomi, talks about his vision for the company’s future expansion of robotic surgical systems. Learn more. First class...

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Outbrain raises $45M, new social investor app, & one-on-one with Oracle’s Israeli-born CEO [OurCrowd Newsletter]

The latest from the Startup Nation: another impressive funding round as Outbrain picks up $45M; introducing the launch of OurCrowd’s new social investor app; Oracle CEO Safra Catz discussing women leading tech companies in Silicon Valley; and more… Start getting this weekly newsletter via email: Subscribe now Content recommendation startup, Outbrain, raises $45M Outbrain’s co-founder and CEO Yaron Galai reports the company has raised $45 million. Outbrain provides Internet content and article recommendations that usually appear at the bottom of websites. Learn more. OurCrowd & Portfolio Companies in the News OurCrowd featured in Crowdfund Insider eVigilo featured in Digital Journal OurCrowd CEO Jon Mmedved featured in Entrepreneur Introducing the new OurCrowd social investor app! The team at OurCrowd is proud to announce the launch of our new social investor app! CPO Shai Ben-Tovim took the stage at Finovate 2016 to present and live-demo the app. Learn more. Israeli-born Oracle CEO, Safra Catz: “Tech can’t thrive without women” On a visit to her homeland this past week, Oracle CEO Safra Catz discussed the importance of greater participation of women in business and tech in order to thrive. Learn...

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