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How virtual reality is implemented in medicine, and more [OurCrowd Newsletter]

Virtual reality is implemented in medicine and Summit 2018 registration opens up! Read up on these news items and more below. Start getting this weekly newsletter via email: Subscribe now WSJ: Virtual reality being used in industries from construction to medicine to train for risky jobs The use of virtual reality is spreading especially quickly through medicine. VR 3-D modeling of the brain developed by OurCrowd portfolio company, Surgical Theater, is already being used for planning and practicing neurosurgeries in hospitals at New York University, University Hospitals in Cleveland and Mount Sinai among others. Read more. OurCrowd & Portfolio Companies in the News Freightos featured in Air Cargo News mPrest featured in Computer World BriefCam featured in American Security Today   Mobileye posts 66% jump in Q1 revenue Revenue went from $75.2 million in the first quarter of 2016 to $124.7 million in the first quarter of this year. Read more. Save the Date: OurCrowd Global Investor Summit 2018 This year’s Summit will take place on Thursday, February 1st, 2018. Super-early registration just opened so save your spot. Register now. NAB private banking in alliance with Israel’s...

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Here’s the tech that excites these top entrepreneurs [OurCrowd Newsletter]

Porsche invests in Israeli tech, Jerusalem installs a state-of-the-art wireless network, and Israeli scientists announce a new treatment for ALS. Read up on these news item and more below. Start getting this weekly newsletter via email: Subscribe now The tech toys and tools that excite top entrepreneurs Everybody has their favourite app, gadget or new technology that can make life easier, work more productive, and the future that much more exciting, and entrepreneurs are no different. Read more. OurCrowd & Portfolio Companies in the News Celeno featured in PR Newswire mPrest featured on ILTV Nanorep featured in PR Newswire Wave featured in Newswire Canada Freightos featured in FleetOwner Global Kinetics featured in PR Newswire   Porsche to invest in Israeli auto-tech Porsche says it will invest tens of millions of euros in Israeli smart car startups through the Magma and Grove venture capital funds. Read more. Israeli scientists announce new treatment for ALS Drug developed at Ben-Gurion University said to improve brain function and life expectancy, may help Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s sufferers too. Read more. Smart city: Jerusalem installing cutting edge wireless network An independent, state-of-the-art wireless network will place the capital at...

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Take a look at Israel’s coolest startups & more [OurCrowd Newsletter]

Which Israeli startup did Microsoft just acquire and which companies made it to Business Insider’s top picks? Read up on these news items and more below. Start getting this weekly newsletter via email: Subscribe now The 25 coolest tech companies in Israel Israel continues to produce an impressive number of highly successful tech companies for a country with a population of just 9 million people. Read more. OurCrowd & Portfolio Companies in the News Scopio featured in Globes Zebra featured in NoCamels Freightos featured in Air Cargo News BioCatch featured in FindBiometrics OurCrowd featured in Business Insider Global Kinetics featured in Fox34   Israel and Quebec launch $12M R&D program Setting up the collaboration program was one of the highlights of a week-long visit by a 100-strong trade delegation to Israel led by Quebec Premier Philippe Couillard. Read more. Mobileye unveils new Jerusalem office campus Mobileye expects to increase workforce to 4,000 people once premises in Har Hotzvim tech park are built. Read more. Microsoft buys cybersecurity company Hexadite for $100M The Israeli company has developed software to investigate threats and rate the seriousness of cyber security alerts. Read more.   News Nuggets Cybersecurity...

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Israeli cyber experts aim to foil massive attack [OurCrowd Newsletter]

How does the Startup Nation plan to stave off WannaCry cyber attack? Read up on this news item and more below. Start getting this weekly newsletter via email: Subscribe now In Israel, cyber experts joined forces to help foil massive attack Private and government professionals set up virtual war room to stave off WannaCry cyberattack, which affected over 150 countries. Read more. OurCrowd & Portfolio Companies in the News BioCatch featured in BBC Intuition Robotics featured in Red Herring NooBaa featured in Benzinga Centaur featured in CB Insights Intendu featured in Jerusalem Post MedAware featured in Fierce Pharma   10 Israeli high-tech areas making waves Whether it’s cybersecurity, drones or medical marijuana, Israel is at the forefront of some of the most important high-tech developments in the world. The small Middle Eastern country of just over 8 million people fashions itself as the “Start-up nation”. Read more. $823M flowed into Israeli life sciences in the past year Israeli life-sciences companies raised $6.7 billion on NASDAQ over the last decade; some 1,350 life-sciences companies currently are active in Israel. Read more. Israel’s high-tech sector is thriving, and now...

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What’s next for Israeli auto-tech & more [OurCrowd Newsletter]

What’s the secret to hi-tech success? Read up on this news item and more below. Start getting this weekly newsletter via email: Subscribe now Mobileye acquisition to start Israeli auto-tech boom Intel could make more acquisitions in Israel, and Check Point and the defense industries are also interested in the sector. Read more. OurCrowd & Portfolio Companies in the News OurCrowd featured in Times of Israel Surgical Theater featured in VRFocus BioCatch featured in PR Newswire   Hi-tech success is all about ‘disruption,’ experts say Shaping a successful start-up means not only causing significant creative disruption, but also satisfying a critical need – rather than simply “breaking” something for the sake of breaking it, an industry expert told Tel Aviv innovators. Read more. China’s tech money heads for Israel as U.S. welcome wanes Struggling to seal deals in the United States as regulatory scrutiny tightens, Chinese companies looking to invest in promising technology are finding a warmer welcome for their cash in Israel. Read more. Israeli study finds missing protein may contribute to Alzheimer’s Ben-Gurion University researchers say high levels of SIRT6 facilitate DNA repair, recommend focus...

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