By Merav Turel
Charity Nation? Israeli Startups Donate Millions In Stock Options
Tmura is an Israeli Venture Fund that accepts employee stock options as a donation from early-stage startups. Following exits, the fund distributes the proceeds from its options to educational charities. In ten years, Tmura has already given approx. $6.3 million.
September 27, 2012
Will Israeli Product ‘ReWalk’ Make Wheelchairs Obsolete?
After over a decade of development, ARGO Medical Technologies has announced that their flagship product, ReWalk, an exoskeleton which uses robotics to enable paraplegics to walk, is now available for personal use around Europe.
September 24, 2012
Bar Refaeli’s Startup MyCheck – Changing The Way We Pay
Israeli company MyCheck, backed by supermodel Bar Rafaeli, is all about making payment easier, both for the customers and retailers. The company's unique app allows customers to pay their check at a restaurant or bar at any time and with minimal interaction with the waiter.
September 11, 2012
Not Just Any Spell-Check: ‘Ginger’ Nabs Millions For Contextual Proofreader
Ginger, an Israel and Massachusetts-based company, develops contextual grammar and spell-checking tools. The company just announced they have raised $5.4 million in an extension of its fourth financing round.
August 27, 2012
‘Commerce Sciences’ Launches E-commerce Personalization Toolbar
Israeli Startup Commerce Sciences offers an e-commerce personalization tool called the Personal Bar, which is available to retailers as an add-on to their webpages. The toolbar enhances buyers' engagement by allowing them to interact with brands and provide feedback.
August 08, 2012
Will Bizzabo Solve Conference Networking Frustration?
Israeli startup Bizzabo helps make schmoozing at events a whole lot easier with an app that allows browsing attendees profiles and messaging with them. It also allows organizers to know their audience and engage with them.
July 10, 2012
Entrepreneur Benny Landa To ‘Revolutionize’ Printing With Nanography
After 10 years of R&D, Israeli printing entrepreneur Benny Landa introduced his new contribution to the printing revolution: Nanography printers that use tiny pigments of water-based particles, which are only tens of nanometers in size and can print on almost any material.
June 02, 2012
Face.com Releases KLIK 1.0: Mobile Face Recognition Software
Face.com, the leader in online face recognition technology, yesterday released the production version of their iPhone camera app, KLIK 1.0. KLIK uses real-time mobile face recognition to automatically detect faces, and even identify friends in photos allowing users to easily tag and share photos of their friends.
May 11, 2012
Israeli Startup Develops European Tsunami Alert System
Israeli startup eVigilo is collaborating with the European Commission on a European Tsunami alert system. The system will be used to send real-time messages to populations in danger and will allow people to respond by sending “Panic Messages” to the authorities.
February 21, 2012
Outbrain To Use $35M Funding To Expand Content Discovery Platform
TMI? Can’t find your way through the load of articles, videos and images on the web? Israeli startup Outbrain aims to help you find exactly what you’re looking for, based on 33 algorithms that analyze your surfing preferences. The company, already active worldwide, recently secured a $35 million investment.
February 19, 2012
Gigantt: New Interactive Project Management App
New tool to help you manage your projects, divide them into sub tasks, and track their progress. Startup Gigantt developed a task managing application that includes a number of features that makes task managing modular and easy to control.
February 01, 2012
Small-Business? Israeli Platform To Provide All Your Management Tools
An Israeli company that provides a package of management services for small and micro businesses worldwide secured an $8 million investment from Morgenthaler Ventures after launching v 2.0. SohoOS says it hopes to leverage the power of many small-businesses to come together and create a combined strength.
January 16, 2012