Three Israeli startups were featured among the winners on the 2018 Red Herring Top 100 Global. The Red Herring Top 100 awards highlights the most exciting startups from Asia, Europe, and the Americas.
Companies from each region are reviewed in a 3-step process that looks at different aspects of the company. Applicants must be a technology or life science company, headquartered in a specific region of the award program, privately held and not listed on any exchanges around the world. The companies are reviewed based on criteria like level of specialty, social contribution, startup growth stage, and international footprint.
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The three Israeli startups on the list are the CropX, the Netanya-based agriculture tech analytics company developing cloud-based software solutions integrated with wireless sensors for better crop yield and agricultural output; Illusive Networks, the Tel Aviv-based cybersecurity solutions company empowering security teams to harden their networks against cyber attacks; and Octopus Systems, a cloud-enabled Physical Security Information Management (PSIM) platform and mobile app offering customer solutions for a variety of markets.
Other companies on the list came from sectors like big data/storage, software, digital media, security, marketing/advertising, professional services, and telecommunications and countries like China, Finland, Denmark, Turkey, and the USA.