Big news this past week as Zebra Medical Vision received FDA clearance for its AI-powered intracranial hemorrhage detection product, its second FDA approval in a month! Congrats to sugar reduction company DouxMatok on their $22M raise; OurCrowd is proud to take part in this effort to reduce the world’s sugar dependency. data.world is bringing data to the next level with its recent acquisition of Capsenta – read about it here, and find more top news below.
Startup Nation and beyond
New in medical cannabis: Syqe Medical releases its first cannabis inhaler.
The latest on Intel and Israel: The reality of autonomous cars is beginning to feel closer as Intel’s Mobileye plans to launch a trial of robo-cabs next year in Israel. Intel has also announced its accelerator launch in Israel, which aims to give early-stage startups “a unique advantage in their quest to disrupt the future.”
Sweetch on the front lines of disease prevention: Getting healthy with tech.
Top tech news this week
- Enterprise Software…BriefCam Honored by Frost & Sullivan with Technology Innovation Award.
- Mobility…13 of the best auto-tech startups at Israel’s Ecomotion, featuring Arbe Robotics.
- Marketplace…Plant Delivery Services for People Who Prefer Greens Over Florals, featuring The Bouqs.
News from the Industry
From cars, to pacemakers, to ATMs, our networked world is becoming more and more vulnerable to cyber attacks. Read up on Cybersecurity in a Connected World (OurCrowd)
Andy Kessler on The Future Isn’t What It Used to Be (The Wall Street Journal)
By Alec Ellison, OurCrowd’s Chairman of US Operations, and Steven Gray: Where AI Creates Winners – and Losers (Techonomy)
The latest from OurCrowd
Outsmart the weather with forecasts that provide minute-by-minute and street-by-street level accuracy. ClimaCell’s recently-launched app is currently available for iOS users in the US and UK for free, along with some great premium features you can check out. Help us help them by downloading it from here, rating, and commenting on the app!
This past week we hosted an exclusive gathering for our Israeli investor community in the first of the OurCrowd TLV Series. We heard venture insights on the latest in cyber technology and got a first-look at investment opportunities in an intimate setting with good food, drinks, and networking – looking forward to more to come!
See which OurCrowd events are taking place near you on our Events Calendar.
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We currently have 500+ open positions at our global portfolio companies. Here are a few of the most exciting:
- Product Designer for Rewire (Israel)
- Jr. Accountant for The Bouqs (USA)
- Safety Driver & Remote Operator for Phantom Auto (USA)
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