Each year, award-winning tech magazine Fast Company spends months gathering and analyzing data in order to generate its annual report on The World’s Most Innovative Companies. The list is a guide to the state of innovation in economy, featuring the businesses whose innovations are having the greatest impacts across their industries and our culture as a whole. Therefore, it’s not surprising that several Israeli companies fresh out of the Startup Nation, the world’s #2 startup ecosystem, were included.


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In addition to the noted 50 Most Innovative Companies and the accompanying top 10 companies in various sectors —which include a number of Israeli startups — the magazine recently released a list of the world’s top 10 most innovative companies of 2015 in Israel.

There is no doubt about it, Israel has become a world leader in startup success. Famously titled the Startup Nation, Israel has earned international acclaim for its cutting-edge innovations, startups, and research in the fields of science, technology, medicine, and the environment.

The world’s top most innovative Israeli companies in additional categories include Houzz (#11 in Top 50; #1 in Architecture), ElMindA (#48 in Top 50; #4 in Health Care), Rafael Advanced Defense Systems (#10 in Design), Consumer Physics (#10 in Food), NICE Systems (#8 in Money), FeeX (#3 in Personal Finance), and ReWalk (#2 in Robotics).

Fast Company’s report lists Israeli companies that are currently at the forefront of business, challenging industry assumptions and exhibiting economic ingenuity. From brain imaging technology to the WhatsApp for businesses, these companies born in Israel are changing how we interact with the world.

The World’s Top 10 Most Innovative Companies of 2015 in Israel

  1. ElMindA: For changing the way we see our brains.
  2. MedAware: For discovering errors in the prescribing of drugs.
  3. Mobileye: For vehicular collision-avoidance technology.
  4. ReWalk Robotics: For marching wearable robots into the home.
  5. Freightos: For bringing freight into the 21st century.
  6. BillGuard: For identifying breaches of credit-card security.
  7. WebyClip: For matching video to text.
  8. MobileOCT: For cheaper, more efficient screening for cervical cancer.
  9. Zula: For cross-platform work-team communication.
  10. Salient Eye: For a cellular phone-based security system.

Read more and view the extended list here: The World’s Top 10 Most Innovative Companies of 2015 in Israel

Israeli innovations and investment opportunities

After a very successful year in 2014 when Israeli startups have been turning heads and smashing records, it is great to see that they’re kicking off this year with a great start. As 2015 gets underway, the success of Israeli startups is expected to continue, and OurCrowd has a great ringside seat for seeing what’s trending right now and finding the best investment opportunities the Startup Nation has to offer.

To find out more about investment opportunities in Israeli startups on our investment platform, click here.

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