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First ‘Smart City’ Cyber Conference In Tel Aviv Hosts 80 Municipal Delegations From Across the World

Thursday, February 15th, 2018

The first cybersecurity conference for “smart cities” hosted in Tel Aviv this week attracted over 7,000 people on its first day Tuesday, including members of 80 international delegations from municipalities across the world. Source: NoCamels The three-day event, initiated by Israel’s Federation of Local Authorities, focused on discussing cyber threats and challenges at the municipal […]

Houzz Buys Israeli Interior Design Start-up IvyMark For $40m

Monday, February 12th, 2018

IvyMark, which has 17 employees in Israel, has leased a floor in the Azrieli Sarona tower with room for 130 employees, and has embarked on a recruitment drive. Source: Globes US home design platform Houzz has acquired Israeli interior design management software developer IvyMark. No financial details were disclosed but sources close to the deal believe […]

Top Tech Trends for 2018 Revealed at OurCrowd Summit

Monday, February 5th, 2018

Source: Israel21C: What will be the hottest technology trends in the coming year? Some 10,000 live and online guests from over 90 countries got a look into that crystal ball at the OurCrowd Global Investor Summit in Jerusalem on February 1st. 1. Digital construction “Construction is one of the major sectors in the world economy, but […]

Medical Device Co Tyto Care Raises $25M

Monday, February 5th, 2018

The Israeli company is developing devices for medical tests by telephone without a doctor’s presence. Israeli telemedicine company Tyto Care, which is developing devices making it possible to carry out common tests in family medicine at the patient’s home without visiting a doctor, has raised $25 million in a financing round intended to reach $28-31 million, […]

Israel Ranked in Top 10 on 2018 Bloomberg Innovation Index

Monday, January 29th, 2018

  Source: NoCamels Israel retained the 10th spot in the 2018 Bloomberg Innovation Index published Tuesday, coming in first in two key categories in the annual survey, namely R&D intensity and research concentration. The Bloomberg Innovation Index ranks the world’s 50 most innovative countries using seven criteria including research and development expenditure as a percentage of GDP, […]

Israeli Tech lights up CES 2018

Thursday, January 25th, 2018

As appeared on Israel21c Israeli technology leads in auto-tech, wifi-chips, AR in the biggest annual consumer tech platform – the Consumer Electronics Show in Nevada.   Israeli auto-tech tailgate party Mobileye may have been the highest-profile Israeli technology cruising the Las Vegas Strip, but it was hardly the only startup from Israel to hitch a […]

Israeli IoT Cybersecurity Co VDOO Raises $13M

Friday, January 19th, 2018

Based in Herzliya, VDOO is securing the Internet of Things ecosystem. Source: Globes Israeli cybersecurity company VDOO has raised $13 million in initial funding led by 83North (formerly Greylock IL) and including participation by Dell Technology Capital and other strategic individual investors, including David Strohm, Joe Tucci, and Victor Tsao. The funding will be used to develop and […]

Effective Space Signs $100M Satellite Life Extension Deal

Thursday, January 18th, 2018

The Israeli startup will send drones to refuel aging communications satellites and keep them in orbit for another five years. Source: Globes Israeli startup Effective Space has signed a $100 million deal with a large communications satellite operator, which will prolong the life of two of its aging satellites. In 2020, Effective Space will send […]

First Aging Innovation Lab Opens in Israel

Thursday, January 18th, 2018

Innovation Lab for Healthy Aging at Ben-Gurion University will address seniors’ challenges with new products and technologies. Source: Israel21C Israel’s first Innovation Lab for Healthy Aging has been launched in Beersheva, simulating the challenges in the everyday living environment of senior citizens in order to inspire solutions. The new project is backed by a ₪5 […]

Israeli Biotech Veterans Join Forces To Revolutionise Cancer Diagnosis With New Startup

Friday, January 12th, 2018

By 2030, new cancer cases are expected to rise to 22 million, marking a 70 percent increase from 14 million in 2012. With numbers like these, it’s no surprise the medical community is focusing on better, and earlier, diagnoses. Source: NoCamels A new Israeli startup, Collage Medical Imaging, appears to be on the right track. Founded […]