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Israeli Taxi App Gett Buys Juno For $200M

Friday, April 28th, 2017

Gett CEO David Waiser said that the company will be looking to raise more capital this year. As reported in Globes: Israeli taxi hailing app Gett has confirmed that it is acquiring ridesharing app Juno. No financial details were disclosed but Gett (formerly GetTaxi) founder and CEO David Waiser told “Techcrunch” that the price of […]

Israeli Co MeMed’s Diagnosis Platform Wins $9.2M Government Contract

Monday, April 24th, 2017

MeMed accurately distinguishes between bacterial and viral infections based on the patient immune response. As reported in Globes: Israeli company MeMed announced last week that it has been awarded a contract by the US Department of Defense’s Defense Threat Reduction Agency (DTRA). The $9.2 million deal will fund the completion of MeMed’s pioneering point of […]

SeatGeek Buys Israeli Ticketing Co TopTix For $56m

Thursday, April 20th, 2017

TopTix, which processes 80 million tickets annually in 16 countries, including Australia, will continue operating in Israel. As reported in Globes: The Israeli ticketing software company TopTix has been acquired by New York-based ticketing-platform company SeatGeek for $56 million. Established in 2000 by Yehuda Yuval and Eli Dagan, TopTix developed the SRO ticketing system, which currently serves […]

Israeli Car Chip Co Valens Raises $60m

Thursday, April 13th, 2017

The Hod Hasharon company will use the funds to promote its HDBaseT technology semiconductors for enhanced car communications. As reported in Globes: Israeli semiconductor company Valens has raised $60 million in a financing round led by Israel Growth Partners (IGP), and including Delphi, Samsung Catalyst Fund, Goldman Sachs and MediaTek as new investors, in addition […]

Infimer’s Holistic Solution To Recycling Municipal Waste

Friday, April 7th, 2017

The Israeli company has developed a patented process to remove minerals from household waste and turn remaining polymers and cellulose into new thermoplastic material. As reported in Israel21C: The proprietary technology transforms unsorted municipal solid waste into an inexpensive raw material for the plastic industry that can be used to manufacture anything from toolboxes to […]

Artificial Vision Co OrCam Raises $41m

Monday, April 3rd, 2017

The Israeli company, set up by the founders of Mobileye, told “Reuters” that the financing round was at a company value of $600 million. As reported in Globes: Israeli artificial vision device company OrCam has closed a $41 million financing round that values the company at $600 million, the company’s chairman Prof. Amnon Shashua has […]

Airobotics Authorised To Operate Pilotless, Autonomous Drones in World First

Tuesday, March 28th, 2017

The Israel Civil Aviation Authority granted the permit in the past few days. As reported in Globes: Airobotics today reported that it had received a permit to operate in Israel automated drones without a human operator and without eye contact with the drone. The company said that in the past few days, the Israel Civil […]

Cyber Security Co. Votiro Targets Australian Base, ASX Listing

Monday, March 27th, 2017

Israeli cyber security company Votiro Cybersec has become the third foreign cyber security firm to announce its plans to list on the ASX in as many weeks, as the rush of offshore tech companies to the local exchange continues. As reported in The AFR: Votiro has started a capital raising ahead of its listing later […]

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 […]