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A Global Perspective Of Israeli Tech In 2015

From the Chinese stock market crash that shook global equity markets to the obsession with hunting for unicorns, 2015 was a year filled with volatility and non-traditional capital flowing into the private markets. Israel felt the effects of these global trends, with an unprecedented $5 billion in …

Venture Capital

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The Office of the Chief Scientist Calls for Proposals for Establishing and Operating Technological Incubators in Israel<p><b>The Technological Incubators</b> …

What every business traveler should know when visiting Israel

If you work in the tech world you may find yourself heading to Israel for a business trip.<p>Israel's tech industry is booming and most of the huge tech companies like Apple, Google, Facebook, and Intel have big operations there. Plus, investors love it. So do tech companies looking to acquire …

Asia Travel

Michigan-Israel Partnership for Research and Education | Life Sciences Institute | University of Michigan

The State of Israel is home to some of the world’s most advanced scientific and technical research, and the alliance between University of Michigan …

The Definitive and Final Ranking of All 50 States

Seeing how we’ve already danced with state rankings involving food/drink and beer, we thought it was time to use the perfectly American cliche “go …

12 Things That Wouldn’t Exist If It Weren’t For Michigan

Michigan gets the job done. So get the job you want — and see all you can accomplish in the state at MITalent.org.

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10 cool apps from Israel

The Crazy Labs team scored a hit with its Linebound mobile game app.<p>You already know that some of the coolest and most useful mobile apps in the …

Trendlines Featured in AgFunder News - Trendlines

AgTech Heats Up in Israel<p>By Emily Demarest, AgFunder News<p>For a country barely 67 years old and with a population below 10 million, Israel is quite an …

PayPal confirms CyActive acquisition, plans cybersecurity center in Israel

Today PayPal announced it plans to acquire Israeli cyber-security startup CyActive.<p>The news comes just a day after Israeli newspaper, The Globes, reported that PayPal planned to buy CyActive for $60 million.<p>Founded in 2013, CyActive is a cybersecurity company that uses predictive analytics to …

Cybersecurity

Israel – short-term work visa program renewed

The 30-day Short Employment Authorization (SEA) visa program has been re-implemented after its suspension at the end of 2014. This short term work …

Michigan Israel Business Bridge grows team in Bloomfield Hills

Michigan

Why is the Israeli startup ecosystem one of the most dynamic in the world?

The Israeli innovation ecosystem is more and more surprising each day! <b>Created only 25 years ago</b> (around 1990), this alternative Silicon Valley offers …

Mobileye: Largest Israeli IPO in US history

Jerusalem-based Mobileye, whose driver-assistance software chips are integrated in approximately 3.3 million vehicles worldwide to help avoid …

Diagnosing cervical cancer with a smartphone

A simple but potentially lifesaving screening option.<p>Every two minutes somewhere in the world, a woman dies from cervical cancer, the leading cause …

20 top tech inventions born of conflict

Israel’s painful reality of 66 years fighting off bullets, grenades, missiles and bombs could easily have led to a spirit of despair and defeat. …

3 keys of a successful founder/investor relationship

Experience Travel

MSU technology gets drinkable water from manure

EAST LANSING — A technology for extracting drinkable water from manure is on its way to commercial application this year, <b>Michigan State University</b> …

Next Time Your Friends Ask You Why You Live In Detroit, Show Them This Video And Rub All The Awesomeness In Their Faces

Take a look: this is what a city on the verge of a comeback looks like in motion.<p>This is definitely the video to show to anyone who questions the …

Grey’s Anatomy spotlights Israeli med tech

Cardiac surgeons can manipulate projected 3D heart structures by touching the holographs.<p>The physicians on <i>Grey’s Anatomy</i> are all actors, of course, …

Michigan Creates $5.8 Million Fund for Tech Startups

Economically speaking, the news concerning Michigan typically focuses on the purported death of Detroit.<p>To counter that negative trend, the Michigan …

18 Israeli inventions that could save your life

Every day, ISRAEL21c reports on Israeli innovations that are making life easier and better across the globe, from medical and agricultural advances …

Crowdfunding site OurCrowd crowdfunds $25m. for itself

OurCrowd, an Israel-based crowdfunding group, announced on Monday that it had closed a $25 million Series B funding round, the largest investment …

3D Printing at Tel Aviv's first 3D print store

10 Israeli companies win 2014 Red Herring Europe award

Ten Israeli companies — Checkmarx, Magisto, Feedvisor, ThetaRay, B.I.S. Advanced Software, Extreme Reality, justAd, MassiveImpact, Pontis and Safer …

Michigan man among first in US to receive 'bionic eye'

ANN ARBOR, Mich. – A degenerative eye disease slowly robbed Roger Pontz of his vision.<p>Diagnosed with retinitis pigmentosa as a teenager, Pontz has been almost completely blind for years. Now, thanks to a high-tech procedure that involved the surgical implantation of a "bionic eye," he's regained …

Breakthroughs

Amazon Fire TV features Magisto app

Magisto, the Israeli-made cloud-based mobile video platform, features in Amazon’s newly announced Amazon Fire TV. The American online retailer …

Catch some zzz’s to control cancer

Dr. Fahed Hakim laughs while admitting that he is remiss at taking his own advice about getting a good night’s sleep. As is the case with so many of …