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Israeli Cyber Firm Votiro Raises $11.2 million From Aussie Investors

Wednesday, July 19th, 2017

Israeli cyber security company Votiro Cybersec has closed a $11.2 million capital raise from Australian investors, ahead of an imminent expansion down under and an IPO on the Australian Securities Exchange. As reported by Yolanda Redrup in the AFR: The company’s pre-IPO round, which it said was oversubscribed, saw cornerstone investor Daniel Sekers’ Divergent Group return, in addition to Redfield Asset […]

AUS-NZ Cyber Security Delegation Inspired By Israeli Innovation

Monday, July 3rd, 2017

Israel is recognised as a world leader in Cyber Security defence capabilities and a delegation from Australia and New Zealand explored some of the latest cutting edge developments in a visit that coincided with the annual Cyber Week in Israel conference in the last week of June. The delegation was led by Mr Paul Ash, […]

Cyber Week: Netanyahu Says Israel A ‘World Leader’, But Needs More International Cooperation

Wednesday, June 28th, 2017

A combination of a strong cyber defence authority and high tech capabilities means Israel is seen worldwide as a leader in cyber security. Source: NoCamels: “A few years ago I decided to establish Israel as one of the leading cyber countries in the world, and by all accounts, we’re there,” said Israel’s Prime Minister, Benjamin Netanyahu, […]

National Australia Bank Announces Innovative Collaboration With OurCrowd

Tuesday, June 6th, 2017

Global investment opportunities for Australians just got more exciting with the announcement of a collaboration deal between NAB and Israel’s OurCrowd. The collaboration will provide clients of NAB Private Banking with direct access to exclusive OurCrowd start-up investments together with domestic and global networks and events. OurCrowd is one the world’s largest equity crowdfunding platforms, and […]

Israeli Startups Raise $450M In Q2 So Far

Tuesday, May 23rd, 2017

Nearly $1.5 billion has been raised since the start of the year. As reported in Globes: Israeli startups have raised over $450 million in the second quarter of 2017. At the midpoint of the second quarter, and with the Passover and the Independence Day festivals reducing the number of business days over the past six […]

3 More Israeli Cos Set For Australian IPOs

Tuesday, May 2nd, 2017

Since the first pioneer Israeli company was floated in Australia – Audio Pixels, which raised A$ 32.5 million in 2011 at an after money valuation of A$ 158 million, more than 10 Israeli companies have joined it, and several more are expected to swell the ranks by the end of 2017. As reported in Globes: […]

Extracting Water From Air, Israeli Company Water-Gen Has A Novel Solution for Australia

Monday, April 24th, 2017

Water-Gen, an Israeli company whose technology captures humidity in order to make drinking water out of air, is not likely to experience the cash-flow squeeze that afflicts many fast-growing companies. Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu mentioned it in an interview with CBS’s “60 Minutes” about Israel’s high-tech prowess. At the AIPAC conference last month, Harvard […]

Promising Prospects For Aussie And Israeli Companies in 2017

Wednesday, March 22nd, 2017

About 30 Australian business delegations visited Israel in 2016. The most sought-after Israeli technologies are in cybersecurity, communications, medicine, artificial intelligence and robotics. As reported in Israel21C: Trade between Israel and Australia officially stands at $1.1 billion annually. But it’s probably twice that amount when you factor in Israeli exports facilitated through third-party countries, as […]

Senior Israeli Business Delegation Accompanies Prime Minister Netanyahu to Sydney

Thursday, February 23rd, 2017

  The largest ever Israeli business delegation to set foot on Australian soil visited Sydney this week, accompanying Prime Minister Netanyahu on his first official visit to Australia. Senior executives from 20 Israeli companies and organisations met with government and business leaders on Tuesday and Wednesday, including representatives from the Commonwealth Bank, Telstra and Optus. The delegation […]

Aussies Visit Israel to Drum Up Listings on Securities Exchange

Tuesday, February 14th, 2017

Eight Israeli tech firms listed shares on the ASX in 2016, bringing total to 12. As reported in the Times of Israel: A two-man team from the Australian Securities Exchange is visiting Israel this week to drum up listings of Israeli high tech companies on the Australian exchange, which in 2016 saw more technology-based initial […]