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Israeli Fintech Co PayKey Teams Up with Westpac for Mobile Payments

Tuesday, March 21st, 2017

Westpac has teamed up with Israeli fintech company PayKey to revolutionise mobile banking in Australia. Based on PayKey’s technology, Westpac will launch this week a new mobile chat service, known as Westpac Keyboard. The Westpac Keyboard allows the default keyboard in popular messaging apps such as Facebook Messenger, WhatsApp, Twitter, SnapChat and WeChat, to be replaced with an […]

Israeli AgTech Startup Flux Simplifes Hydroponics With Mini Robotic Farming Assistant

Friday, March 17th, 2017

Eddy The Robot Helps You Grow Veggies At Home With Hydroponic Farming As reported in NoCamels: A child of the Internet-of-Things (IoT) revolution, Eddy is a smart gadget equipped with sensors and Wi-Fi connectivity. As it floats in the water tank of a hydroponic system, it is able to measure key growing conditions, such as […]

Intel Announces $15.3b Buyout Of Mobileye

Tuesday, March 14th, 2017

US chip giant purchases Jerusalem-based collision-avoidance technology supplier in largest-ever acquisition for an Israeli high-tech company. As reported in Israel21C: The largest acquisition for an Israeli high-tech company came about on March 13, when US chip giant Intel announced its $15.3 billion purchase of Mobileye collision-avoidance technology supplier. Intel Corporation and Mobileye today announced a […]

Israeli Legal AI Co LawGeex Raises $7m

Thursday, March 9th, 2017

LawGeex is transforming legal operations by automating the contract review and approval process. As reported in Globes: Israeli contract review platform for businesses LawGeex has announced the closing of a $7 million Series A financing round. The round was led by a group of high-profile investors including Japanese-based HR and information services company Recruit Holdings, the […]

Medical Diagnosis Co Cnoga Medical Raises $50m

Tuesday, March 7th, 2017

Cnoga’s non-invasive devices measure health through optical diagnosis of the changing color shades of a finger. As reported in Globes:  Chinese company BOE has invested $50 million in Israeli company Cnoga Medical for 23% of the company’s shares, reflecting a company value of $217 million, the two companies today reported. Cnoga, based in Or Akiva, […]

Palo Alto Networks Buys Israeli Co LightCyber For $130m

Thursday, March 2nd, 2017

Ramat Gan based LightCyber has been developing automated behavioral analytics capabilities, using sophisticated machine learning. As reported in Globes: US enterprise security company Palo Alto Networks has acquired Israeli cyber security company LightCyber for $130 million – $105 million cash and sources inform “Globes,” an additional $25 million in shares. LightCyber has been developing automated behavioral […]

Smart Pest Management For Fruit, Nut and Grape Growers

Wednesday, March 1st, 2017

FieldIn’s software helps commercial farmers eliminate spraying mistakes, reducing the number of sprays and overall use of pesticides on their crops. As reported in Israel21C: Controlling pests with minimal spraying is a difficult balancing act for commercial growers. And surprisingly, they don’t have a reliable mechanism to assure that the right quantity reaches every tree […]

Autodesk Invests in Israeli IoT Co Jumper

Monday, February 27th, 2017

The Tel Aviv based company provides a platform that streamlines the process of developing and testing embedded software for Internet of Things (IoT) products. As reported in Globes: US engineering and entertainment software Autodesk Inc’s Forge Fund has announced an investment in Israeli startup Jumper, which provides a platform that streamlines the process of developing […]

Educational Games Co CodeMonkey Raises $1.5M

Tuesday, February 7th, 2017

The Israeli company has developed a game-based learning platform for teaching children code. Israeli educational games company CodeMonkey has closed $1.5 million in seed funding. The startup has developed a game-based learning platform for teaching children code. These funds will be used to expand CodeMonkey’s research, development, sales and marketing teams. J21 Corporation led the […]

GlucoTrack, A Non-invasive Glucose Monitor For Diabetes Patients

Friday, February 3rd, 2017

Israeli maker of GlucoTrack believes its noninvasive meter will encourage people with Type 2 diabetes to check glucose levels more often. Originally published in Israel21C:  The Israeli company Integrity Applications put more than a decade into developing GlucoTrack, described as the first truly noninvasive system for self-monitoring glucose levels. Instead of drawing blood, you clip the […]