By Jonathan Revach
The Two Brothers Whose Charity Is Bringing Israeli Technology To Kenyan Farming
Sometimes a little help can go a long way. That is what brothers Gilad and Yonatan Shilo thought when they decided to found a non-profit organization to promote better sustainable agriculture in Kenya.
September 15, 2013
Nickelodeon Israel Turns Kids With Disabilities Into Superheroes
What started out as a comic strip produced by an organization that helps disabled Israeli youths is about to become a cartoon show on Nickelodeon. The show's characters are all superheroes who also have certain disabilities. The project is intended to promote integration of the disabled community in Israel.
August 19, 2013
Star Entrepreneur Ori Allon’s New Social Network Startup ‘Urban Compass’ Will Drive Apartment Rentals Online
Urban Compass, a startup by Israeli star entrepreneur Ori Allon that $8 million, has launched its social network and a housing rentals platform that brings online the whole process of finding and paying for a place to live.
July 14, 2013
Glide’s ‘Video-Walkie-Talkie’ Aims To Replace Texting
Though video has become a major part of the smartphone world, it has not quite replaced voice-calls or texting. Israeli company Glide, who recently won "Crowd Favorite" on TechCrunch Disrupt, claims to have found the winning formula.
June 06, 2013
Israeli Startup Roomer Can Help You Get Rid Of Hotel-Room Cancellation Fees
Ever had to cancel a hotel reservation? If you have, you probably know how annoying it is to change your plans and pay a fee for doing so. Israeli startup Roomer helps eliminate some of the frustration by pairing cancelers with people looking for deals on rooms.
April 21, 2013
PeaceTube: Using Video Chat To Promote Conflict Resolution
Two young Israeli entrepreneurs have set an ambitious goal for themselves – promoting world peace. Using a video chat platform on Facebook, their system matches people from conflicting backgrounds to interact and find common grounds.
April 03, 2013
TaKaDu: Using The Power Of Maths To Solve The World’s Water Leaks
It is estimated that 25 to 30 percent of water in pipelines worldwide is wasted due to outdated infrastructure and leaks. Israeli company TaKaDu aims to reduce that number by using maths to detect problems in water systems.
February 03, 2013
Kaltura: The Israeli Up-And-Comer That Is Revolutionizing Online Video
What do Wikipedia, Google, Walt Disney and BestBuy have in common? They all use Israeli startup Kaltura's technology to manage their online video content. After raising $25 million, the startup is gradually becoming an online video superpower.
January 27, 2013
BizWayz: Reach The Hidden Places Of Your Social Network
When using social networks to find connections, the problem is often that the person at the other end of your search is not on the same social network as your mutual friend is. BizWayz has developed a tool to find contacts across multiple social networks.
December 23, 2012