30 Machine Intelligence Startups to Watch in Israel

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Since AI and ML startups cut across verticals (analytics, fintech, health, adtech, security, etc), it’s easier to group them under the “machine intelligence” umbrella, coined by Shivon Zillis , a partner at Bloomberg Beta. Noteworthy Machine Intelligence startups in Israel ??

Thank you Israel for welcoming our British startup (Guest post)

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I’ve always been intrigued by the success of the ‘Startup Nation.’ That of a British startup which naively arrived for three months in Tel Aviv and hasn’t looked back since. The Israeli startup community is: “Pashut Magniv” (simply spectacular). The secret of Israel.

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Israel & Japan: Konnichi Wa to Collaboration, Sayonara to Stagnation

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Japan is the world’s #3 economy…but not for Israel. To strengthen bi-lateral trade, Avi Hasson , Chief Scientist and Chairman of the Israeli Innovation Authority, led a delegation of 11 Israeli IoT startups this month to Tokyo and Osaka.

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Innovate Israel Conference Brings 28 Israeli startups to London

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There hasn’t been such a full list of Israeli startups coming to Europe since Barcelona’s World Mobile Congress. Innovate Israel 2012 aims to connect Israeli web, mobile & digital entrepreneurs & businesses with their UK & European counterparts.

UK-Israel High-Tech Council will bring together the key figures in tech on both sides

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Chancellor of the Exchequer George Osborne and representatives from the UK digital sector will officially launch the British Embassy High-Tech Hub in Israel, in a 300 people event planned for Thursday this week and followed by an official visit to Israel and the Palestinian Authority.

Invest in Israel Newsletter – October 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. [[ This is a content summary only. Invest in Israel Israel startup nation Israel venture capital

A Blue Print For Successful Startup Hubs

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How a New Wave of Tech Unicorns is Rising Out of Israel

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Venture capitalists from all over the world are flooding their money into a longtime startup powerhouse, Israel

Israel Innovation Roadtrip – 15 Startups Pitching for Funding

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It’s hard to be an early stage startup. A VC jokingly said that if Techcrunch was the only tech blog he ever read, he would probably think that startups magically evaporate into the ether after they raise a seed or A round. Israel Innovation Road Trip company list.

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.

How to find an international MD for your startup

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It’s no secret that the London startup ecosystem is booming. It’s incredible to see it from the vantage point of Campus – new startups are created every day, and the slightly more mature international startups from the US and the rest of Europe are pouring in.

Invest In Israel Newsletter – January 2013 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. [[ This is a content summary only. For the Invest in Israel archive, click here. GE Innovation Barometer GroupShot Intucell Invest in Israel Israel PWC Any.do

Crisis Shmisis: Q2 2010 Closes with 40 deals and more than $400 million raised in Israel (Deal Summary)

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T he second quarter of 2010 has come and gone and despite the depleting VC and incubator capital in Israel, the quarter has brought approximately 40 deals with over $400 million invested. The company was founded in 2008 and is based in Herzlia Pituach, Israel. ACW GREY Israel -.

Invest in Israel Newsletter – June 2013 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. Cisco Google Invest in Israel Waze elbit fireeye Israel venture capital israeli startup lockheed-martin makerbot Stratasys teleflex VC

Israeli Startup Landscape Maps

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Startup landscape maps remain, in my opinion, one of the best ways to quickly scan an industry vertical and understand how it breaks down into sub sectors. In this post, I collected the top startup landscape visualizations for Israel, covering VR/AR, Fintech, IOT, DevOps and Cybersecurity.

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.

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However, the ex-COO of Indian wireless carrier Tata TeleServices , presenting at Axis Tel Aviv this week, has a decidely commercial objective- finding Israeli startups for investment. Deepika Padukone, Best Bollywood actress of 2014.

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HTIA 2012 – 18 startups present in Israeli accelerators demo day

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During HTIA 2012, for the first time ever, 18 startups from three of Israel's all-star startup accelerators (DreamIt, The Junction and Microsoft Accelerator) gave five minute pitches to a full house. [[ This is a content summary only. DreamIt Ventures Eden Shochat Invest in Israel Israel Israel seed Israeli High Tech Microsoft Israel The Junction alum.ni

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. about Moshe Lichtman, and why he is one of few men or women capable of leading an Israeli startup to global billions.

Invest in Israel Newsletter – July 2013 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. This month marks yet another full plate of Israeli startup acquisitions by multinational corporations like Samsung, [.]. [[ This is a content summary only.

French President Hollande Leads Delegation to Meet Israeli Startups

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Francois Hollande, President of France, led a delegation this week of 260 senior French executives and government officials to Israel for the 2 nd annual France-Israel Innovation Day. The objective was to connect French companies with innovative Israeli startups.

Israeli startup Wix Raises $40 Million, Wants to Become a Large Company in Israel

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We rarely hear of such a large round amongst Internet startups in Israel, which is why Wix’s founding round is particularly interesting. Wix , the Israel-based flash website platform, has announced a D round of $40 million.

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Since the beginning of 2011, Israeli startups raised $1.57 Billion

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The latest IVC Online report is out and it offers interesting color on the funding of Israeli startups. According to the report, 137 startups raised $522 million in Q3 of 2011, up 53% from the equivalent period in 2010, but down 8% from the $549 million raised in Q2 2011.

Monetizing Groupthink – Interview with Israel’s Gift Project

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Startup Intelligence recently interviewed him for VC Cafe. For example, Dr Yossi Vardi , Israel’s most famous angel investor, provided the original seed funding in 2009. Contributed by Startup Intelligence. Startup Intelligence recently interviewed him for VC Cafe.

Startups Start Local But Go Global. Is Europe Included?

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B is for BUBBLE: Venture Capital in 2013

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The BUBBLE came to Israel too, with a record $4.2 The fastest growing exit category in Israel last year was digital media, so the performance of the sector will help determine whether or not the party continues. Last year, the VC industry partied like its 1999.

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Special: Top 50 Israeli Startups for 2011

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For the third consecutive year, Israeli financial newspaper Calcalist put together a list of the top 50 startups in Israel (in Hebrew). VC Cafe took note, and now we bring you the full list of top 50 Israeli startups in English. Top 50 Israeli startups for 2011.

Inspire and invest in our innovators

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The UK has everything it needs to build great startups. That said, talent, money and ideas, the trinity of startup success, are all present in the UK. So what’s holding back the UK from growing successful startups? Never before has the UK seen so many startups under one roof.

A Look Back On VC Cafe’s Journey Since 2005

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The Importance of Young People In Your Startup Community

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From Chattanooga to Omaha to Las Vegas, many cities in the US – and around the world – are building startup communities. Behind every successful startup community is a group of young people with their entire life ahead of them. Fletcher could always be found meeting student entrepreneurs and would regularly seek out and offer other promising students internships at growing Boulder startups. Books Boulder fletcher richman Spark Boulder startup communities

Invest in Israel Newsletter – August 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.

Lessons and Impressions from Israel

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During the Israel-Gaza Conflict last summer, something interesting happened on my social media feeds. Certain friends began consistently sharing articles in support of Israel. Floating in the dead sea, one of the tourist highlights of a week in Israel. Israel, then, is David.

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.

The 50 Most Promising Israeli Startups in 2016

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Yesterday was Israel’s 68th Independence Day, and to mark the occasion, Calcalist , a leading business publication in Israel, ranked the 50 most promising private Israeli startups. Gett – Taxi hailing and deliveries in Israel, Russia and UK (Raised $102M).

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 region is densely populated with many of B2B tech’s greatest success stories, including Salesforce, Box, and Marketo, as well as numerous promising B2B startups.

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HBS Entrepreneurs Founded the Most Startup Unicorns of Any MBA Program

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Half of Israel’s VCs Believe We Are Near A Second Internet Bubble

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50% of them, believe that we’re about to enter a second bubble and 33% claim that Groupon, LinkedIn, Facebook, Twitter and Zynga are overvalued, according to the latest Israel VC Indicator Survey for Q2 2011, published by Deloitte.

From Israel to Pakistan, Community is Key When Building a Startup (Google I/O)

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Google I/O: It’s a startup world. To achieve the trifecta of startup success (money, talent, ideas), a vibrant startup community can make the difference between success and failure. When I moved to VC, I found out that there were no good consumer internet startups.

Why Governments Don’t Get Startups

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Not understanding and agreeing what “Entrepreneur&# and “Startup” mean can sink an entire country’s entrepreneurial ecosystem. Because they haven’t defined the basics: What’s a startup? Six Types of Startups – Pick One. Lifestyle Startups: Work to Live their Passion.