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Israeli Startups Set to Beat Financing Round Records

Thursday, October 4th, 2018

Source: Globes Last year Israeli startups set a record, raising $5.24 billion. This year that record looks set to be beaten, with $4.5 billion raised already. Remarkably, almost $500 million was raised in September alone, despite many Israeli holidays. The first half of 2018 saw over $3.1 million raised, which has since been bolstered by […]

Two More Israeli Companies to List for Trading in Australia

Tuesday, September 18th, 2018

Source: Globes There are already seventeen Israeli companies listed for trading in Australia and they are about to be joined by two newcomers; Nicevend and Shekel Brainweigh. Nicevend have created a vending machine for slurpee and slushy beverages with a particular focus on healthier options. Their range includes protein and fruit based varieties that contain […]

Tel Aviv and Jerusalem to Be Connected by High-Speed Rail

Monday, September 17th, 2018

Source: Ctech After 17 years of planning and construction, Israel’s Minister of Transportation Yisrael Katz held a launch event ahead of the opening of a new express train line connecting Jerusalem and Tel Aviv on Tuesday. The ride on the new line, which is 41 miles long (57 kilometers), is timed at 28 minutes. The only […]

WIRED’s ‘Hottest’ 10 Israeli Companies of 2018

Tuesday, September 11th, 2018

Source: NoCamels WIRED UK have included 10 Israeli startups in the 2018 edition of their annual list of Europe’s 100 “hottest startups”. Israel is famously strong is AI, cyber security and IT, however the list illustrates that strengths in many other areas are developing. As Tel Aviv’s reputation grows as a “deep-tech powerhouse”, Israel’s reputation and strength […]

Fiverr eyes $1b Nasdaq IPO

Tuesday, September 4th, 2018

As appeared in Globes Israeli freelancers platform Fiverr is readying for an IPO on Nasdaq at a valuation of some $1 billion, sources inform “Globes.” Fiverr’s world-leading platform has recently been expanded to include companies and professionals. The company has raised $110 million to date. In a recent interview with “Globes”, Fiverr CEO Micha Kaufman said that […]

As Apple Hits $1 Trillion Value, Here Are 10 Amazing, Israel-Made iPhone Apps

Friday, August 31st, 2018

Source: NoCamels This summer, Apple secured two mega news headlines: its $1 trillion valuation and the 10th anniversary of the iOS App Store. Both headlines garnered immense joy amongst developers the world over – Israel included. Thanks to Apple and the iOS App Store, developers have a platform to create great software applications and easily […]

Israeli sports analytics firm wins Euro tech award

Thursday, August 30th, 2018

Source: Israel21c Track160, a Petah Tikva-based Israeli startup developing a fully automatic team sports analytics service using deep learning technology, won first place in the 2018 European SportsTech held during the SpielMacher conference in Hamburg on August 9. Read more here.

Israeli Startup Monday Had To Change Its Name To Crack The U.S. Now Its Team Software Is Worth $550M

Thursday, August 30th, 2018

Source: Forbes Israeli startup monday.com knows that despite the 35,000 teams that pay for its work software, the average person still hears “Monday” and just thinks of the first day of the workweek. With a new $50 million funding round that values it at half a billion dollars, Monday thinks it can change that. Announced […]

Israel’s NRGene on quest to decipher genetic makeup of cannabis

Wednesday, August 29th, 2018

Source: Times of Israel NRGene, an Israeli startup that uses algorithms to map out the genetic makeup of plants, said it will partner with a Swiss cannabis breeding company to decipher the genetic profile of weed in a bid to create more resilient plants that are better tailored to the needs of users. NRGene and […]

Mind-Blowing: 8 Israeli Tech Companies Tackling Brain Health

Tuesday, August 28th, 2018

Source: NoCamels The human brain is the most powerful computer in the world, capable of storing 2.5 petabytes of information (a million gigabytes) with information traveling through at speeds of around 260 miles an hour. According to recent research, the brain is at least 10 times more powerful than originally thought. And that popular concept that humans use just ten percent […]