30 Machine Intelligence Startups to Watch in Israel

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Noteworthy Machine Intelligence startups in Israel ?? There’s been a proliferation of Machine Intelligence companies in Israel. Below are 30 Artificial Intelligence (AI) and Machine Learning (ML) startups to watch in Israel (Part 1).

Invest in Israel Newsletter – February 2012

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As every month, VC Cafe is re-posting the “Invest in Israel” Newsletter, published by the investment promotion center of Israel’s Ministry of Industry, Trade and Labor , which offers many helpful tools for prospecting investors. For the Invest in Israel archive, click here.

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Innovate Israel Conference Brings 28 Israeli startups to London

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Innovate Israel 2012 aims to connect Israeli web, mobile & digital entrepreneurs & businesses with their UK & European counterparts. – get your free ticket while they last: Israel and UK Digital Drinks.

Invest in Israel Newsletter September 2011 Edition

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As every month, VC Cafe is re-posting the “Invest in Israel” Newsletter, published by the investment promotion center of Israel’s Ministry of Industry, Trade and Labor , which offers many helpful tools for prospecting investors. CITIGROUP OPENS R&D CENTER IN ISRAEL.

Invest in Israel Newsletter December 2011

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As every month, VC Cafe is re-posting the “Invest in Israel” Newsletter, published by the investment promotion center of Israel’s Ministry of Industry, Trade and Labor , which offers many helpful tools for prospecting investors. For the Invest in Israel archive, click here.

Most Active VC Funds in Israel 2010

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With six first investment deals Evergreen Venture Partners was the most active VC fund in Israel in 2010, according to the latest IVC Research Center report. The second place was shared by Battery Ventures Israel and Pontifax, with five investments each. Sequoia Israel.

70 Israeli Companies and 35 Made-In-Israel Mobile Apps Exhibiting at MWC 2013 in Barcelona

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Most of the mobile industry players (hardware, software, networks, etc) converges to Mobile World Congress (MWC) in Barcelona once a year to show off their latest innovations, sign deals and set the new horizon in mobile. MWC 2013 AMPhealth AMPinsure Anywhere Software CallApp MWC

IVC Report: The most active VC Funds in Israel in 2012

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A new report by IVC Research center, ranks the most active VC funds in Israel according to their first money investments. In total, 90 VC funds in Israel made first investments in Israeli startups, but only 19 [.]. [[ This is a content summary only.

Israel Innovation Roadtrip – 15 Startups Pitching for Funding

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The Israel Innovation Road Trip , is an effort to raise both funding and awareness. event, following 14 similar ones in Israel, Turkey and Europe. Israel Innovation Road Trip company list. It’s hard to be an early stage startup.

Invest in Israel Newsletter January 2011 Edition

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As every month, VC Cafe is re-posting the “Invest in Israel” Newsletter, published by the investment promotion center of Israel’s Ministry of Industry, Trade and Labor , which offers many helpful tools for prospecting investors. ISRAEL 2010 GDP GROWTH WELL ABOVE OECD AVERAGE.

Former Head of Microsoft Israel Dreams of Billion Dollar Israeli Startups

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Moshe Lichtman, the man once in charge of all of Microsoft’s technology development in Israel, says that the time has come to build a billion dollar Israeli company. Moshe joined Microsoft in 1991 as a product manager after a career as a software developer. By Ben Bakhshi.

Invest in Israel Newsletter – February 2012

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As every month, VC Cafe is re-posting the “Invest in Israel” Newsletter, published by the investment promotion center of Israel’s Ministry of Industry, Trade and Labor , which offers many helpful tools for prospecting investors. For the Invest in Israel archive, click here.

Israeli Tech Funding & Exits in 2012: Lots of Chutzpah but Show Me Your Instagram?

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Groucho Marx could have been talking about the Israeli hi-tech sector when he said “I made a killing on Wall Street a few years ago…I shot my broker”. In 2012, as Israeli exits topped $5.5 billion, [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]].

Invest in Israel Newsletter – May 2012 Edition

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As every month, VC Cafe is re-posting the “Invest in Israel” Newsletter, published by the investment promotion center of Israel’s Ministry of Industry, Trade and Labor, which offers many helpful tools for prospecting investors. For the Invest in Israel archive, click here.

Older, Richer, More Customers: Accelerators Go Corporate

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The success of start-up accelerators like Y Combinator, Tech Stars and 500Startups has spawned hundreds of clones, including more than 15 in Israel. Corporate accelerators are a recent phenomenon, both in Israel and globally. Zack Weisfeld Microsoft Accelerator.

Middle-East-Meets-West Provides An Edge For B2B Tech Companies

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Leadspace was founded in 2010 and maintains offices in both San Francisco and just outside Tel Aviv in Hod HaSharon, Israel. The nation of Israel, on the other hand, provides an ideal pillar of technical expertise to support a growing B2B software company.

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More than 160 Israeli Companies Exhibit at Mobile World Congress 2013

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Among the 1500 exhibitors, more than 10% are from Israel, the third largest contingent of any country at the show. [[ This is a content summary only. his week, 70,000 attendees will descend on Barcelona for the annual mobile techie Fiesta known as the Mobile World Congress.

Will Anobit be Apple’s R&D Center in Israel?

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If completed, the deal will potentially make Anobit and its 200 employees in Herzliya the first Apple R&D center in Israel. Founded in 2006, Anobit’s management team include several of Israel’s top high-tech entrepreneurs: chairman and CEO Prof.

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Cloud Europe 2017: The Factory is Cranking

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Recent SaaS trends and the Accel Euroscape of the 100 most promising companies in Europe and Israel This article was co-authored with my colleague Pia d'Iribarne and published initially on Tech.eu. AI Cloud Computing SaaS software Venture Capital

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CEO Interview with BlazeMeter, Self-Served Load Testing in the Cloud

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VC Cafe: Like any enterprise business run out of Israel, the challenge is distribution. Do you have any key partnerships with ISPs or enterprise software houses? I can name Tescom and Tesnet in Israel.

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Exclusive: AfterDownload, The Israeli Ad Network that Serves 15 Million Ads Daily [Interview]

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I found a hidden gem in Israel. The startup is AfterDownload , an eight month old advertising network based in Israel. The company is focused on re-thinking software advertising, in particular download software and plugins.

Exclusive: AfterDownload, The Israeli Ad Network that Serves 15 Million Ads Daily [Interview]

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I found a hidden gem in Israel. The startup is AfterDownload , an eight month old advertising network based in Israel. The company is focused on re-thinking software advertising, in particular download software and plugins.

Exclusive: AfterDownload, The Israeli Ad Network that Serves 15 Million Ads Daily [Interview]

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I found a hidden gem in Israel. The startup is AfterDownload , an eight month old advertising network based in Israel. The company is focused on re-thinking software advertising, in particular download software and plugins.

ZeroVM Creates Software for Cloud Computing

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ZeroVM is creating the world’s first cloud hypervisor, which is a piece of software that creates and runs virtual machines. The team from Israel has created an open source platform for cloud computing that is fast and efficient. The post ZeroVM Creates Software for Cloud Computing appeared first on SiliconHills. The open source program runs on Openstack, the operating system for the cloud, which Rackspace created along [.]

Deep Search on Product Attributes with Israel’s Ineze [Interview]

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Gil has specialised in Internet and network infrastructure, Koby, a graduate in Communication Networks, has worked for SuperDerivatives, and Oren, who has a degree in Computer and Cognitive Science, has over fifteen years of software development experience.

Making Social Media Work in Business to Business. Laura Fitton, Business of Software 2011

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Once upon a time dubbed a “Queen” of Twitter, Laura “@Pistachio” Fitton co-authored Twitter for Dummies and founded oneforty.com (acquired by HubSpot) in 2009 when she recognised that software built on Twitter’s API was going to change the world. BUSINESS OF SOFTWARE – FOR PEOPLE BUILDING GREAT SOFTWARE BUSINESSES. “If you’re a serious software entrepreneur in any stage, it will change your life to attend Business of Software.”

Special: The 56 Israeli Companies Exhibiting in Mobile World Congress 2011

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Simply fill in this form provided by the Israeli Foreign Trade Administration, Matimop and the Israel Export Institute. Gstat’s flagship product, Xeligence, is a revolutionary software solution suite, which automatically executes processes run and designed by ETL and statistical experts.

Beyond the Valley: Microsoft Debuts Latest Tech Talent from Israel Accelerator

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When it comes to developing early-stage cyber security and medical technology startups, software giant Microsoft looks beyond the Valley and over to Israel''s ''Silicon Wadi.'' Here is the latest global talent to watch from its first Tel Aviv-based vertical accelerator program

Battery Ventures Announces New $750 Million Fund

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Battery plans to keep the same investment strategy implemented since the fund’s inception in 1983, backing talented entrepreneurs and businesses with high potential that spread out across three dimensions: Domain expertise: The main investment areas are Internet and digital media, financial services and information, Communications services, semiconductor technology, Enterprise IT, green technology and software. Tags: Battery Ventures Israel venture capital

Going Down? Q3 VC Investments in US Tech Drop 14%

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A notable deal in the software vertical includes Israel-Massachusetts-based uTest ( CEO interview on VC Cafe ), who landed $13 million from Scale Venture Partners and others. uTest created a crowdsourced software testing marketplace that uses a “Pay per Bug&# business model.

Israeli Startups Raised $2.14 Billion in 2011

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Reports on the drop of local VC financing in Israel don’t tell the whole story. Let’s take a look at how VC money was deployed in Israel 2011. The communications and software sectors followed with 20% and 19% of the total investment respectively.

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Invest in Israel Newsletter October 2011 Edition

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As every month, VC Cafe is re-posting the “Invest in Israel” Newsletter, published by the investment promotion center of Israel’s Ministry of Industry, Trade and Labor , which offers many helpful tools for prospecting investors. For the Invest in Israel archive, click here.

VentureGeek’s Graduate 6Scan Gets Funded by YL Ventures

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Nitzan Miron, CEO, served at the National Center for Information Protection in Israel. This is the 5th investment for YL Ventures , who focuses narrowly on Israeli software startups.

Invest in Israel Newsletter June 2011 Edition

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As every month, VC Cafe is re-posting the “Invest in Israel” Newsletter, published by the investment promotion center of Israel’s Ministry of Industry, Trade and Labor , which offers many helpful tools for prospecting investors. FITCH AFFIRMS ISRAEL AT “A” (OUTLOOK STABLE).

Austin-based Revionics Buys Marketyze

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Revionics, which makes price optimization software for retailers, announced Tuesday that it has acquired Marketyze, based in Tel Aviv, Israel. The financial terms of the deal were not disclosed. Onn Manelson and Nave Ronen founded Marketyze in 2011. The company has six employees and offices in Phoenix, Arizona and Tampa, Florida, according to its LinkedIn […] The post Austin-based Revionics Buys Marketyze appeared first on SiliconHills. Austin

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Invest in Israel Newsletter May 2011 Edition

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As every month, VC Cafe is re-posting the “Invest in Israel” Newsletter, published by the investment promotion center of Israel’s Ministry of Industry, Trade and Labor , which offers many helpful tools for prospecting investors. Israel’s economy grew 4.7% In April, the Bank of Israel raised its 2011 growth forecast to 4.5% IMD RANKS ISRAEL 17TH MOST COMPETITIVE ECONOMY IN 2011. Israel was also ranked 17th in 2010.

Invest in Israel Newsletter – March 2012

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As every month, VC Cafe is re-posting the “Invest in Israel” Newsletter, published by the investment promotion center of Israel’s Ministry of Industry, Trade and Labor , which offers many helpful tools for prospecting investors. For the Invest in Israel archive, click here.

Invest in Israel Newsletter – June 2012 Edition

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As every month, VC Cafe is re-posting the “Invest in Israel” Newsletter, published by the investment promotion center of Israel’s Ministry of Industry, Trade and Labor , which offers many helpful tools for prospecting investors. For the Invest in Israel archive, click here. Facebook’s acquisition of Face.com will enable the social network to embed face recognition software into its photo app. SHUTTERFLY ACQUIRES ISRAELI PHOTO SOFTWARE COMPANY PHOTOCCINO.

It’s a Family (tree) Business: My Herritage Acquires Polish Startup

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by Israel-based MyHeritage.com. This is the 4th acquisition for MyHeritage: In 2007, MyHeritage.com acquired Pearl Street Software, a leader in genealogy software programs based in Colorado, USA. Techcrunch broke the news on the acquisition of Poland-based Bliscy.pl

Invest in Israel Newsletter October 2010 Edition

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A s every month, VC Cafe is re-posting the “Invest in Israel” Newsletter, published by the investment promotion center of Israel’s Ministry of Industry, Trade and Labor , which offers many helpful tools for prospecting investors. ISRAEL’S STATISTICS BUREAU FORECASTS 4% GROWTH IN 2010. Exports, which comprise more than 40% of Israel’s economic activity, had dropped 12.5% FRENCH GIANT ESSILOR BUYS HALF OF ISRAELS SHAMIR OPTICAL.