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With a 139% rise on its first day of trading, our inspiring portfolio company Lemonade became 2020’s best IPO debut after the mobile-based insurance startup’s stock soared from its offer price on the New York Stock Exchange. As of the market close on Friday, Lemonade was priced at $84.66. Watch Lemonade CEO and Co-Founder Daniel Schreiber discuss the public debut.
Congrats to OurCrowd portfolio company VayaVision, acquired by LeddarTech! VayaVision develops a data processing system compatible with a variety of autonomous sensor systems, cameras, radars, and LiDAR and its system is designed to provide precise 3D imaging of a vehicle’s surroundings.
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BlueNalu partners with Pulmuone to gain access to Asian markets.
Zebra Medical Vision is collaborating with TELUS Ventures to advance AI-based preventative care in Canada. TELUS Ventures is the strategic investment arm of TELUS Corporation, a Canadian national telecommunications company that provides a wide range of telecommunications products and services.
Tel Aviv, Jerusalem nab sixth place in list of 150 best global tech ecosystems. Recent years have seen the Jerusalem high-tech scene developing at an “unprecedented pace,” the statement said.
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