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In the News: Coronavirus, industry reinvention & venture capital

The coronavirus crisis has created heightened awareness of healthcare challenges, which will cause more money to flow to what we have seen as traditionally underfunded areas – medtech, digital health, and research. Historically, venture investing right after major market downturns – such as after the Internet bubble burst in 2000-2002, and after the financial crisis of 2007-2009 — has proved lucrative because you’re buying at a discount. That’s a very good entry point for new venture investors. However this time, there is also a fundamental re-set and expansion of social and economic trends causing major disruption that will lead to further opportunities for those companies leading the change. Read my and others’ thoughts on “Recession, Reinvention and Opportunity” in this Israel21c piece. As organizations increasingly move their business processes online, threats to data and privacy have exploded. Join us for a webinar Thursday, May 14 at 9:00AM PDT, 12:00PM EDT, 7:00PM IDT on Cybersecurity & Insecurity: The New World of COVID-19 where experts from some of the leading cybersecurity companies around the world will explore the challenges for organizations protecting...

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In the News: NSLComm launches its first satellite 🚀, @doctor.mike, & more

Congrats! Israeli nano-satellite startup & OurCrowd portfolio company NSLComm successfully launched its NSLSat-1 satellite (via the Soyuz rocket) into space this past Friday. (TechCrunch) Speaking of revolutionary tech, what will our world look like a decade from now? We just released our 2019 Q2 edition of Innovation Insider exploring a realistic look at how startups will change the way we drive, shop, heal, and live. Startup Nation and beyond Featured in TechCrunch: Viziblezone, part of OurCrowd’s Labs/02 incubator, wants to make pedestrians more visible to autonomous cars. Israeli startups raised nearly $600M in June – “Startups have raised nearly $3.4 billion in the first six months of 2019, on course to beat the record $6.4 billion raised by startups in 2018.”  Congrats to OurCrowd portfolio companies Airobotics and MeMed Diagnostics, featured on the World Economic Forum’s 2019 Technology Pioneers list! Top tech news this week Healthcare…This spray-on nanofiber ‘skin’, Nanomedic, may revolutionize burn and wound care. Enterprise Hardware…AI and machine learning dominate World Economic Forum’s list of 2019 Technology Pioneers, featuring Airobotics. Agriculture…Taranis announces product delivery via Climate FieldView....

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