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The Startup Red Carpet (It’s our awards season, too…)

Earlier this week, people from around the world tuned in to watch the Academy Awards, or “Oscars,” an annual American awards ceremony that recognizes excellence in cinematic achievements. Inspired, we thought this would be a great opportunity to commemorate the excellence of some of our own startups and their innovative, technological achievements. Over the last few months, OurCrowd’s portfolio companies have received several awards in various competitions recognizing their innovative achievements in their respective fields and in the broader startup ecosystem. Here is a quick recap of some of our companies’ recent notable awards: Biocatch voted one of Fintech 100’s Top 50 Emerging Stars BioCatch was listed in the Fintech 100 report as one of the most intriguing 50 ‘emerging stars’ – exciting new fintechs with bold, disruptive and potentially game-changing ideas. The Fintech 100 report gives an in-depth look into those global companies that are taking advantage of technology and driving disruption within the financial services industry. The report is a collaborative effort between H2 Ventures and KPMG. The report also named OurCrowd the 10th most innovative Fintech company worldwide, a significant leap from last year when OurCrowd was...

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[Zebra in Wired] Europe’s hottest startups 2015: Tel Aviv

Tel Aviv is where the money is. The startup nation became the exit nation in 2014, with Israeli tech sales and IPOs hitting $15 billion (£9.5bn) according to analysis by PriceWaterhouseCoopers. Expect 2015 to be another huge year, with $910 million raised in one January week alone and Outbrain and IronSource preparing IPOs. “What sets Israel and Tel Aviv apart is its openness,” says Naomi Krieger Carmy, director of the British embassy’s UK-Israel Tech Hub. “You can meet almost anyone, and everyone knows and talks to — and about — each other.” Read more in...

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[Zebra in The Wall Street Journal] Khosla Ventures Invests In Israeli Medical Imaging Startup Zebra

U.S. venture firm Khosla Ventures is leading an early round of investment of $8 million in Zebra Medical Vision Ltd., an Israel-based startup building a database of anonymous medical images. The images — X-rays, CT scans and MRI scans — are of real patients but have been anonymized by leaving out names, addresses and other identifying details. Read more in the...

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