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161 Flips | 2 Magazines | 48 Followers | @OurCrowd | OurCrowd is a platform for accredited investors to invest directly in Israeli startups. A hybrid VC-equity crowdfunding platform, OurCrowd provides its own due-diligence to the companies that appear for funding on www.ourcrowd.com OurCrowd invests its own capital in every deal it presents to investors.

Israeli Women Advancing High-Tech Innovation

Sep 11, 2013<p>(Source Citation: Shay Druyak, Stand With Us)<p><b>At organizations such as Intel and the Technion, Israeli women are advancing high-tech</b> …

3 Israeli startups disrupting TechCrunch Disrupt

An Israeli startup that wants to break the banks

Check, the Israeli application developer with an app of the same name, is considered the most successful mobile bill payment service in the United …

Israel

Matching hungry tourists with local hosts

Chicha is one of the vilest drinks a tourist will likely come across. It’s pre-chewed, saliva-enhanced Peruvian beer. So why try it? Because it’s …

SlickLogin Aims To Kill The Password By Singing A Silent Song To Your Smartphone

The password needs to die, and SlickLogin is trying to help kill it.<p>Launching into closed beta in the Disrupt SF 2013 Battlefield today, SlickLogin lets you log into a website on your computer by holding your phone within a few inches of it.<p>Here’s the idea: as a user, you’d go to whatever …

Outbrain begins IPO process at $1B+ valuation.

article<p>https://www.geektime.com/2013/09/09/outbrain-begins-ipo-process-at-1b-valuation/<p>Geektime<p>Reports have surfaced that content discovery platform …

EarlySense debuts on prime time

The beeping monitors on sets of TV medical shows aren’t just props. They’re meant to look real, reliable and modern. That’s why producers of the …

Ping App Aims to Turn Personal Emails Into Chat Threads

Ping, an iPhone app that treats emails like mobile message streams, launches today. In addition to importing regular email from various cloud …

Kaiima, reaping the seeds of what began in early August closes $65M funding round

Kaiima, reaping the seeds of what began in early August closes $65M funding round<p>Photo Credit: Screenshot from Kaiima …

Meteo-Logic raises $3M

Photo Credit: PR<p>article<p>https://www.geektime.com/2013/09/04/meteo-logic-raises-3m/<p>Geektime<p>Meteo-Logic, the Big Data company specializing in super …

Location Technologies Come Indoors in Israel

Photo Credit: Shutterstock<p>article<p>https://www.geektime.com/2013/09/04/location-technologies-come-indoors-in-israel/<p>Geektime<p>One of the fastest-growing …

Israeli drip system pioneer honored with top water prize

Netafim, the Israeli company that invented drip irrigation, has been awarded what is considered the most prestigious honor in the world of water …

Itamar’s fingertip test

Innovative medical devices made in Israel are transforming the diagnosis and treatment of diseases across the globe. ISRAEL21c takes a visit to …

Translation Nation: Israel's translation software and services investment landscape

As the world is getting smaller as technological advances in communication and travel promote globalization – markets and people have become more …

A Look Inside: VMWare as you've never seen

Everyone's talking about them lately because the company acquired four Israeli startups in 2007 merged them all into one entity just a few weeks ago, …

Israeli startup brings 'Matrix’-style replays to televised sports

The first National Football League game of the season generally tops U.S. television ratings, and Sunday's game between the Dallas Cowboys and the …

NFL

Autotalks to get cars ‘talking’ on the road by 2015

For drivers, overtaking a truck is always a risk. Now, the latest craze of the auto technology arena, vehicle-to-vehicle (V2V) communication systems …

Want to identify successful startup founders? Check Linkedin.

Over the past few weeks on the blog, we’ve been exploring how to identify successful startup founders (obviously, this matters A LOT to investors in …

20 of the Best Apps Released in August 2013

As August draws to a close, we thought we’d take a retrospective look at some of the more notable apps to hit our radar over the past month.<p>From Android through iOS and onto the Web, here’s a quick snapshot of some of the best.<p>New on Android<p><b>Tunester</b><p>Tunester is a minimalist, gesture-based …

NokNok Is Trying To Reinvent VoIP With Its New iPhone App

Technology News<p>Comments<p>NokNok, a new mobile application developed in Israel, allows users to receive incoming international calls and make outbound …

Israel presents: The electric car powered by rust

It seems the collapse of Better Place hasn’t spelled the end of electric-car development in Israel. In the industrial zone of Lod, some 30 engineers …

Electric Vehicles

Raising Nemo in the desert

Desert fishing seems like an absurd notion. Yet the lucrative tropical fish-growing industry in Israel’s Negev desert is one of the best, and most …

Mobile Web Add-On Brow.si Raises $1M, Partners With PrestaShop To Help M-Commerce Stick

MySiteApp, the Israeli startup behind mobile website add-on Brow.si, has raised a further $1 million from existing investors thetime and a number of U.S./Israel-based angels, bringing the total backing for the company to $3.2 million. The additional funding will be used to help the company double …

Waze cofounder raises $3M for FeeX, the ‘Robin Hood’ of financial fees

FeeX wants to use the power of the crowd to keep banks honest.<p>The startup has built a platform for crowdsourcing financial intelligence. Today it announced closing funding of $3 million led by Blumberg Capital.<p>Four Israeli entrepreneurs cofounded FeeX. One of them, Uri Levine, recently sold his …

Lessons from Israel: How a potent start-up superpower was launched

Israel’s start-up sector was catapulted ahead of the pack by focused government funding policies and a culture that embraces disruption, according to …