By Francine Levy
‘Highly Developed’ Tech Hub Tel Aviv Ranks 6th In New Startup Ecosystem Report
Tel Aviv is among the top 10 international cities in the annual report published by Startup Genome in partnership with the Global Entrepreneurship Network.
July 29, 2019
Israeli AI-Powered Personalized Banking Platform Opens R&D Center In Nazareth
Personetics, an Israeli AI-powered solutions provider for banks, has announced the opening of a new research and development center in Nazareth, Israel. The R&D center will support the company’s rapid growth and expanding customer base, which now includes more than 30 of the world’s leading banks. The R&D center also hopes to promote diversity, aiming […]
July 24, 2019
Israeli Retail Analytics Firm Trax Raises Another $100M
Founded in 2010 and headquartered in Singapore, Trax is a provider of computer vision and analytics solutions for retail companies.
July 23, 2019
Israeli Researchers Develop Vibrating Vest To Communicate Wordlessly With Dogs
The technology may be useful for delivering remote commands to dogs in search and rescue operations, for assisting disabled handlers, and in other situations for service animals.
July 23, 2019
UN Index Ranks Israel Among Top 10 Most Innovative Countries
The UN World Intellectual Property Organization’s Global Innovation Index places Israel's in the top 10 for the first time in 12 years of the annual survey.
July 22, 2019
Israeli Startup REE Reimagines Vehicles With Futuristic, Flat Chassis Design
The company, which recently emerged from stealth mode, was established by the founders of Israel's SoftWheel.
July 18, 2019
Technion Opens Advanced Medical Research Center, To Launch Cancer Research Institute
Technion President Peretz Lavie says the establishment of the centers places the university 'at the forefront of scientific research in efforts to eradicate the disease.'
July 17, 2019
Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg To Visit Israel, Launch New Tel Aviv Space
Facebook’s Chief Operating Officer, Sheryl Sandberg, is set to visit Israel in August to launch Playground, the new space by the social media giant which will offer courses for startups and businesses, a Facebook spokesperson confirmed to Israeli daily newspaper “Yediot Ahronot” on Monday. Playground will be an open space for startups, developers, communities using […]
July 16, 2019
Private Equity Investor Bridgepoint Acquires Israeli Software Testing Firm Qualitest
International private equity group Bridgepoint has purchased a majority stake in Israeli software testing firm Qualitest, from global investment firm Marlin Equity Partners, the companies said last week. Financial details were not disclosed but Reuters cited a source that said the deal was valued at $420 million. Marlin will retain a minority holding in Qualitest, […]
July 15, 2019
Juganu Closes $23M For Its Innovative LED Lighting Network
Israeli light tech manufacturer, Juganu, a firm developing innovative LED lighting systems, announced last week the completion of a $23 million financing round led by Israeli growth tech capital fund Viola Growth. The funding round includes additional investors like OurCrowd, the Jerusalem-based equity crowdfunding platform and a Mexican investment fund. Founded in 2011 by Eran […]
July 14, 2019
Salty Mystery: Joint US-Israeli Study Aims To Answer Salt Buildup Puzzle In Dead Sea
New research shows that small disturbances in the Dead Sea caused by waves or other motion create 'salt fingers' that slowly funnel down to the lake bed.
July 07, 2019
NSLComm Launches 1st Nano-Satellite Fitted With Expanding Antenna Into Space
The company launched its first NSLSat-1 nano-sat into space on Friday.
July 05, 2019
Israeli Cybersecurity Firm Closes $4M To Automate Authorization Security
Israeli cybersecurity company Polyrize has emerged from stealth to close a $4 million seed funding round and launch a new platform to assist enterprise security teams with automating authorization security processes, the company announced in a statement Tuesday. The round was led by Israeli venture capital company Glilot Capital Partners. Founded in 2018 and built […]
July 03, 2019
Israeli Life Sciences Sector Raised Record $1.5 Billion In 2018 – Report
A new study by Israel Advanced Technology Industries finds that there are about 1,600 life sciences companies currently active in Israel.
July 02, 2019
Israel’s Trigo Vision To Bring Checkout-Free Tech To UK’s Largest Grocery Chain
Tesco, the UK multinational grocery and merchandise retailer, has partnered with Trigo Vision to establish cashierless stores using the Israeli company's tech.
July 01, 2019