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FireBlade receives funding from Israel’s OurCrowd

OurCrowd is happy to announce the funding of our portfolio company FireBlade (aka SiteBlackBox), a website protection company against cyber attacks. The company raised $4.5 million in its latest round of financing. SiteBlackBox is a Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) company developing products to protect websites and valuable online assets by neutralizing traffic from hostile sources, while ensuring the highest quality-of-experience to legitimate users. The Tel-Aviv based startup was founded in 2008 by Shay Rapaport (CEO) and Erez Azaria (CTO) with a simple mission – to help websites prevent losses and boost revenues by providing them with real-time insights into their site’s traffic and user activity. For more information read the full article published in...

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Lucid Energy Receives Funding From Israel’s OurCrowd

OurCrowd is proud to announce the funding for our 1st U.S. portfolio company Lucid Energy Inc., a provider of renewable energy systems.  Lucid Energy’s patented LucidPipe™ Power System enables industrial, municipal and agricultural facilities to generate clean, reliable, low-cost electricity from the water grid. “We are thrilled to be working with OurCrowd,” said Gregg Semler, CEO of Lucid Energy Inc. “The speed and efficiency of the OurCrowd platform – which has brought entrepreneurial investors to us from as far away as Israel, New York, Brazil and Australia – is amazing.” Lucid Energy, based in Portland, Oregon, was formed in 2007 as an innovative clean technology company focused on creating a new way for industries to turn the untapped energy of moving water into cost-saving, renewable energy. “Water usage worldwide is growing rapidly, and in order to meet this demand, thousands of miles of water pipelines are being built in fast-developing countries while, at the same time, many of the world’s existing pipelines are aging and in dire need of repairs.” For more information read the full article published on...

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