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Israeli Cybersecurity Co Alcide Raises $5.2m

Friday, December 8th, 2017

Intel and Elron led the investment in the Tel Aviv based company, which will double its workforce from 20 to 40. Source: Globes Israeli cybersecurity company Alcide has raised $5.2 million in an exceptionally large seed round from Intel Capital and Elron Electronic Industries Ltd. The company, which was founded 18 months ago and until a few months ago […]

Israeli High-Tech Paint Innovation Cools Buildings With Sunlight

Thursday, December 7th, 2017

Three Israeli entrepreneurs have developed a way to turn energy from the sun, a source of heat, into a cooling agent that could save billions on electricity and have significant environmental, and even security, benefits. Source: NoCamels Yaron Shenhav and Gadi Grottas, the co-founders of SolCold, and Hebrew University Professor Guy Ron have invented a […]

Alibaba Buys Israeli Start-up Visualead

Friday, December 1st, 2017

The Chinese ecommerce giant’s first Israeli acquisition will form the basis of its Israel R&D lab, sources inform “Globes.” Source: Globes Chinese ecommerce giant Alibaba Group is acquiring its first-ever Israeli startup. Alibaba is buying Herzliya based startup Visualead for $30-50 million, sources close to the deal have informed “Globes.” Visualead will be integrated into Alibaba’s DAMO […]

Award-Winning Personal Assistant App 24me Releases New Features

Friday, December 1st, 2017

24me is a powerful personal assistant that helps people manage everything related to their schedule and protect their most precious resource – time. 24me enables getting things done quickly and on the go. It unifies calendar, advanced to-do list, notes, and integration to real-life reminders to create an integrated view of what needs to be accomplished. It also […]

Gympie Australia Teams Up With TaKaDu For Its Smart Water Network Project

Wednesday, November 29th, 2017

Gympie Regional Council in South East Queensland is the latest Australian water utility to turn to TaKaDu’s integrated event management solution to improve efficiency and reduce water loss.  Source: WaterOnline Covering an area of 6,898 sq kms, Gympie is implementing TaKaDu as part of a major restructuring project to make its water network smarter, which […]

CyberGym Opens Melbourne Cyber Security Training Facility

Monday, November 27th, 2017

Israeli cyber security training company Cybergym has launched a new Global Headquarters and Cyber Training & Technologies Arena in Melbourne, Australia. Source: The Australian Jewish News A training site for combating cyber-attacks was officially opened by Victorian Trade and Investment Minister Philip Dalidakis earlier this month, in the presence of senior Israeli cyber-security experts. The CyberGym […]

Israeli Agtech Co Roots Set For Australian IPO

Thursday, November 23rd, 2017

For Ale Yarok leader Boaz Wachtel’s company is seeking to raise $14 million at a $35 million company value. As reported in Globes: Roots Sustainable Agricultural Technologies is joining the growing group of Israeli agro-tech companies that have raised money in Australia. The Kfar-Netter-based company has submitted a prospectus for raising A$5 million (five million […]

Construction Site management Co Buildup Raises $7m

Thursday, November 23rd, 2017

The Israeli company has developed an app to manage complex construction projects and reports that it can speed up construction by 25%. As reported in Globes: lsraeli mobile collaboration and task management platform for construction jobsites Buildup announced today that it has raised $7 million in Series A financing from TLV Partners, UpWest Labs, 01 Ventures, Abstract […]

Vaica Launches New Medication Dispenser To Increase Patient Compliance

Monday, November 20th, 2017

Vaica Medical, which has developed a number of technologies to boost patient compliance, has launched a new product, Capsuled, a medication dispenser that uses visual and audio prompts to alert patients and update caregivers. As reported in Israel21C: Capuseled, which was launched this month, can include personal messages timed to encourage patients to take their meds, […]

Cyber-Risk Insurance Co At-Bay Raises $6m

Monday, November 20th, 2017

Together with its cyber insurance policy and risk insights, the Israeli company allows clients and brokers to better manage and control cyber risk. As reported in Globes: Israeli digital insurance company At-Bay has closed a $6 million seed funding round, led by LightSpeed Venture Partners, with the participation of Shlomo Kramer and LocalGlobe. Founded in 2016 by […]