CEO Of World’s Largest Accelerator, MassChallenge, Talks To NoCamels About The Startup Nation And Launching In Israel
MassChallenge, the world's largest accelerator working out of Boston, has officially launched in Israel. Attending the launch was CEO John Harthorne, who told NoCamels why Israel has the perfect startup ecosystem for MassChallenge's first outside branch.
February 17, 2014
Six Israeli Startups That Raised Over $1M Using Israeli Crowdfunding Platform ‘OurCrowd’
We often hear about a startup raising over $1 million; we also hear about successful crowdfunding campaigns; but a hybrid of the two – that a pretty novel idea. Israeli company OurCrowd is a crowdfunding platform for accredited investors and startups. We give you its six success stories.
December 05, 2013
Israeli Sheet Music App Tonara Adds Interactive Score Synchronization To Help Musicians
Israeli startup Tonara, which offers smart sheet music for musicians, has recently introduced a major update. The company's new app will keep track of music for musicians and stage technicians, performing tasks such as turning music sheet automatically.
November 26, 2013
Device Insurer Asurion Acquires Cloud-Based Device Management Startup Soluto For Up To $130M
Another week, another Israeli exit and this time it is startup Soluto, which lets users manage PCs and other connected devices remotely. The startup has been acquired by device insurance company Asurion for a reported $130 million.
October 30, 2013
SphereUp Is The Easy Way To Search For Contact Details On A Database
Ever tried finding the contacts of a doctor or department on a hospital website? Then you'll be happy to hear about SphereUp, an Israeli startup that created an easy search tool for websites of large institutions.
July 08, 2013
Dr. Michal Tsur, The ‘Iron Lady’ Of Israeli Startups, Tells NoCamels About Success Sans Coding And Women In High-Tech
Splitting her time between Israel and New York, her stellar career and three kids, Tsur may have discovered the Holy Grail of work-life balance, or she may just be one of those rare specimens who manage to make it all look effortless.
July 07, 2013
Serial Entrepreneur Yaron Samid Talks About Spreading The Startup Wealth And His Latest Venture, BillGuard
How does one go from being an unemployed marketer to a serial entrepreneur and then CEO and founder of three successful startups? That’s the (several) million dollar question we ask Yaron Samid.
May 21, 2013
Liad Agmon, A 35-Year-Young Startup Veteran, On What It Takes To Build A Good Startup In Israel
How can one be called a seasoned business veteran at the age of 35? Well, in Liad Agmon's case, it's simple: he started programming at the age of 13, sold his first startup in his twenties and now lectures in his thirties.
February 10, 2013
José Abad, The Spanish Investor and Bar Owner Who Set Up Shop In Israel, Talks To NoCamels
What makes a native Spaniard leave his hometown of Barcelona and establish a VC in Israel? José Abad, a seasoned investor in solar energy, fell in love with the startup nation and since moving here has also opened a Catalan-style bar in Tel Aviv.
January 31, 2013
Moolta: Challenge Your Friends To Do Crazy Stunts For Charity
Would you pay someone $1,000 to climb up the empire state building? How about if he did it for charity? Israeli startup Moolta is doing just that by enabling users to raise money for charity using crowdsourcing – in exchange for recording themselves doing crazy stunts.
December 26, 2012
Fiverr Named Top Israeli Startup For 2012
Offer any service you'd like, as long as you don't charge more than $5. That's the simple and brilliant concept behind Fiverr – the Israeli startup that was named most promising by financial magazine Globes. Three years into business, the website offers no less than one million services.
October 29, 2012
Vidyoo Launches Face-To-Face Speed Dating On Facebook
Vidyoo is a recently launched Facebook platform, which offers online dating based on six-minute video chats. The app promises to help you meet people with similar interests and preferences and also allows you to control how much of your date’s video stream you see.
August 21, 2012
Startup Incubator Embraces New Immigrants To Israel
TheHive is a new startup incubator for people who recently moved to Israel. It offers them a six-month program to provide them guidance and tools to find local opportunities and connections.
April 01, 2012
Microsoft Launches First Startup Accelerator In Israel
Microsoft has launched the first startup accelerator in the company’s history, to encourage early-stage startups to build cloud-based applications using Windows Azure. As part of the program, Microsoft will provide the participants workspace and coaching. The four-month program will take place at the Microsoft Israel Research and Development Center in Herzliya Pituach, Israel. View and share
March 14, 2012