Art

Philadelphia

Pico Wins Reader’s Choice After Relocating from Israel to Philly

By | Nov 15, 2014 at 8:00 pm

“I don’t look at problems as problems. In my state of mind anything is solvable. I just haven’t found the solution yet,” explains Asaf Nevo, CEO of Pico. “An entrepreneur’s life is built out of constantly solving problems. The understanding that every problem has a…

Announcements

Tel Aviv

Israeli Startup Hola Helps Users Say Hello to Open Internet

By | Nov 2, 2014 at 6:00 pm

Recently, VPN proxy service Hola has surpassed 30 million users, providing people all over the planet with a “freedom of information” from the open internet that they’ve never had before. The concept behind Hola is simple – provide internet users everywhere with a faster, more accessible and safer…

Entrepreneur

Tel Aviv

5 Reasons Israeli Startups Are So Successful

By | Nov 1, 2014 at 3:30 pm

Over the past decades, Israel has become a hub for innovation and R&D. And when it comes to startups, it actually is number two only to Silicon Valley. With 140 scientists, technicians, and engineers per 10,000 employees, compared to 85 per 10,000 in the…

Acquisition

Tel Aviv

Wix.com Acquires OpenRest to Expand Online and Mobile Ordering to Restaurants

By | Oct 29, 2014 at 7:00 am

The Cloud-based web development platform, Wix.com, has announced this morning that it has acquired OpenRest, a startup that gives restaurant owners the ability to easily create online ordering and mobile ordering solutions. The acquisition allows Wix to further expand into other industry verticals while expanding the…

Gear & Gadgets

Tel Aviv

This Tel Aviv Startup is Developing a Smartphone Battery That Can Charge in 30 Seconds

By | May 31, 2014 at 10:00 am

As users of mobile handsets move away from traditional landlines to cell phones, it is becoming very important for the manufacturers of mobile telephones to come up with ways of improving the charging capability of mobile phones as well as the lifespan of their…

Challenge Cup

Tel Aviv

Lingua.ly, Winflex, MediSafe Project, and Pink Park Win the Tel Aviv Challenge Cup

By | Feb 11, 2014 at 11:11 am

With only a handful of regional events left, The Challenge Cup has almost completed its worldwide quest to find the best startups competing in the categories of education, health, smart cities, and energy. Tel Aviv was the latest stop on the tour, and despite…

Business

Tel Aviv

Opinion Stage Releases Poll Optimized Dashboard

By | Jan 16, 2014 at 5:10 pm

The global, social opinion platform, Opinion Stage, today announced the release of an exclusive dashboard that allows users to optimize their online poll usage based on performance metrics that matter to them. Every aspect of poll usage is measured, but now it can be…

Breaking News

Tel Aviv

Tel Aviv’s Brow.si Announces $1M in Funding, New Partnership with PrestaShop

By | Aug 27, 2013 at 11:00 am

Brow.si, the Tel Aviv-based company with a mission to “fix the broken mobile web,” today announced a $1M funding round, bringing the company’s total raised funds to over $3M. Brow.si also announced that it has signed a strategic partnership with leading open source e-commerce…

Business

San Francisco

Drippler Launches v2.0 for Android, Celebrates 200 Million Drips

By | Aug 13, 2013 at 3:36 pm

Popular discovery app Drippler today announced the launch of a v2.0 for Android to celebrate serving 200 million “drips.” Coming in the form of a daily tip or recommendation, drips revolve around new features, apps, updates, or accessories for your tablet or smartphone. Based…

Entrepreneur

Boston

MassChallenge Israel Will Bring Israeli Startups to Boston

By | Feb 15, 2013 at 1:57 pm

MassChallenge, the startup competition in Boston, just announced its first global branch: MassChallenge Israel. Rather than being a separate affair, MassChallenge Israel just invites Israeli startups to participate in the regular Boston program. This year’s competition takes place from June 25 to October 30,…

Android

Tel Aviv

Vubooo Provides A Virtual Stadium For Soccer Fans

By | Apr 30, 2012 at 3:00 pm

Major sport matches draw tens of thousands of fans to the stadium to support their team. In many cases, for each fan attending the game, there are over a thousand fans watching the game at home, wishing they could be there. Vubooo, an early stage…

Entrepreneur

Tel Aviv

Top 3 Tips on How to Get Press, and 4 Biggest PR Mistakes for Startups

By | Apr 2, 2012 at 3:18 pm

Alan Weinkrantz is telling me how he was invited to the Palestinian territories to coach startups – and I can hear a sense of awe in his voice at how globalized the startup world is. He has been consulting in PR for 30 years,…

Social Media

Tel Aviv

Easily Converse with Your Customers on Twitter Using itweetlive

By | Jan 5, 2012 at 11:30 am

It’s no secret that social media is an important part of managing a brand’s customer relations and marketing. Facebook and Twitter have become popular channels for customers to recommend or trash products and brands, as well as places for brands to connect with their…

Android

Tel Aviv

Attention All Device Users – OK, Everybody – Drippler Launches New Site Tracking Gadget News

By | Aug 2, 2011 at 11:30 am

Back in January, we covered Drippler, a web/mobile application that provides personalized news updates on personal electronic gadgets. After a successful alpha launch (over 10K registrations, 100K unique visitors per month and 180K downloads of the app in the Android Market), the team announced…