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Food

China

China Is Getting $300M of Lab-Grown Meat From Israel

By | Sep 21, 2017 at 10:50 am

In May 2016, we told you the food industry was the next frontier for the startup world. In January 2017, we predicted synthetic food would finally catch on in a big way. Now, news of a deal China has made for lab-grown meat proves that it…

Security

Israel

Intelligence Officer Answers Ransomware with Cybersecurity Product

By | Jan 24, 2017 at 7:00 pm

Whether you’re a business owner or a simple consumer, having a plan for ransomware is no longer an option; it’s a necessity. Fortunately, Cybereason, a cybersecurity company that traditionally focuses on building military-grade cyber tools for enterprises, has announced a free-to-consumers product called RansomFree, designed to protect…

Interviews

San Francisco

This Entrepreneur Went From F-16 Flight Instructor to Silicon Valley Insider

By | Dec 14, 2016 at 2:20 pm

The entrepreneurial journey is like a snowflake; no two are alike and they fall a lot more often than they rise. One of these entrepreneurs, Ilana Golan has recently made her mark as a go-to Silicon Valley insider for foreign-born startup founders. And her…

Startups & Apps

Israel

These Are Israel’s Top MedTech and Healthcare IT Companies for 2016

By | Oct 30, 2016 at 12:45 pm

Israel has become the country of innovation. The country has more technology startups and R&D professionals than any other country in the world, which is a great indicator by itself. In the health and medicine industries, this advancement is also visible. A great example is…

Partnership

Israel

Israeli Partnership Brings Performance-Based Services to the US

By | Sep 28, 2016 at 11:20 am

Based out of New York, Sharper Solutions is a company that specialized in the creation, execution, and management of enterprise digital transformation projects. In a recent release, the company announced the establishment of a partnership with three Israeli companies. Exactive Marketing, Online Performance, and iApps…

Opinion/Analysis

Tips for Securing US Funding as an Israeli Startup

By | Nov 15, 2015 at 12:21 pm

Last weekend, I had the pleasure of spending a few days in Tel Aviv, in between Dublin Web and Slush conferences, and had the chance to meet students from Tel Aviv University’s entrepreneurship center, StarTau, and the Hive. There’s no question that Israeli startups…

Games

San Francisco

Can Cooperative Video Games Help With World Peace?

By | Oct 13, 2015 at 5:00 pm

Recent research conducted by ScienceDaily shows that playing cooperative video games, as opposed to playing competitive or solo games, elicits a host of social benefits among players of different backgrounds. The evidence suggests that it encourages teammates to see helpful, collaborative behaviors as both…

Sports

Tel Aviv

Pulse Play: One Step Closer to Changing Racket Sports Forever

By | Jul 3, 2015 at 11:00 am

A little while back I wrote an article about Pulse Play, a sports wearable designed by three time Grand Slam tennis champion Andy Ram. They were only in their early Indiegogo phase, but they claimed that it “could potentially change the face of racket…

Art

Tel Aviv

Make Your Drab and Boring Car Come to Life

By | May 4, 2015 at 9:00 pm

Personalizing something like a smartphone or laptop skin these days is all the rage. In fact, personalization and customization in general are a huge consumer trend, but it’s incredibly difficult to put a creative touch on certain things in your life. Take, for example,…

Sports

Tel Aviv

“Pulse Play Could Potentially Change the Face of Racket Sports Forever”

By | Apr 28, 2015 at 10:00 am

When I spoke with Andy Ram about the Pulse Play wearable he was developing, I knew it was only a matter of time before we saw some big news coming out of the Tel Aviv based company. Today Ram and his team took to…

Security

San Francisco

Hexadite: “Cyber Incident Teams are Simply Overwhelmed”

By | Apr 1, 2015 at 7:00 pm

In our connected world the threat of cyberattacks is always present, but thankfully there are companies out there who want to help plug the holes in the emerging market. Hexadite today announced the availability of the industry’s first fully automated incident response solution in…

Internet of Things

NYC

Aspiring Israeli Tech Startups to Meet with American Investors

By | Mar 4, 2015 at 11:00 am

On March 24, ending on March 25, The Israel Dealmakers Summit will take place in New York City. The two-day, invitation only conference was designed for senior global thought leaders to discuss the tech, trends, and innovation shaping key sectors like Smart Cities, Internet…

Funding

Tel Aviv

Knowmail Raises $1.2M in Seed Round, to Help You Prioritize Important Emails

By | Feb 24, 2015 at 9:00 pm

Tel Aviv-based startup Knowmail announced today that it has raised $1.2M in seed funding. The SaaS acts as a personal assistant to help employees communicate and collaborate more effectively, and plans to allocate the investment to accelerate its growth by developing and scaling its sales and development team….

Startup

Tel Aviv

Israel’s High-Tech Boom is Far From Over

By | Feb 8, 2015 at 4:00 pm

Silicon Valley is home to many of the world’s most renowned technology companies. From mammoths like Apple, Google, Facebook, and eBay, to startups like Firebase, Optimizely and Lyft; the area is well known for producing the best tech products on Earth. However, just about…

Business

Circa Announces the Most Followed News of 2014

By | Dec 17, 2014 at 10:06 pm

Ever since they decided to build for mobile first Circa has been the leading media organization that’s totally optimized for mobile news. Today they announced to the world the most followed news stories of 2014. Per their app data, via the ‘Follow’ feature, Circa’s…

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…

Business

Zuckerberg Speaks Mandarin: Etiquette Guide For International Entrepreneurs

By | Oct 23, 2014 at 2:30 pm

News outlets all over the world are going crazy about Mark Zuckerberg speaking Mandarin to audiences in Tsinghua University, Beijing. The Facebook CEO has been learning the Mandarin for the past four years, but right from the beginning of the talk he called his Mandarin…