Impressive Israeli acquisitions, innovative technologies, & high-tech influencers [OurCrowd Newsletter]
December 28, 2015 by Kalia Natan
It’s been a busy year for the Startup Nation: multi-million dollar acquisitions, new key figures in the Israeli high-tech ecosystem, amazing non-profit high-tech initiatives, growing interest (and capital!) from various global tech giants, and more… Can’t wait to see what 2016 has in store for the Startup Nation!
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18 acquisitions in 2015 that prove E.U. and Israel are hotbeds of innovation
Europe lights NLSome major tech M&As occurred this year spotlighting Europe’s thriving innovation and Israel’s continuous status as a hotbed for tech startups. Seven Israeli exit representatives (just the tip of the iceberg) are featured. Learn more.
OurCrowd & Portfolio Companies in the News
- OurCrowd featured in TechCrunch
- ReWalk featured in Israel21c
- OurCrowd CEO Jon Medved in Geektime
Israeli non-profit Ofanim turns old buses into high-tech classrooms on wheels
Ofanim NLUsing buses that have been retrofitted into mobile study labs, Ofanim runs educational enrichment programs for hundreds of children living in Israel’s northern and southern regions. Learn more.
The 100 most influential people in Israeli high-tech in 2015
Geektime 100 NLGeektime identified and mapped the key figures in Israel’s startup scene. These entrepreneurs, investors, founders, journalists, and startup professionals shape where Israeli high-tech is going more than anyone else. Learn more.
The planet’s most startup-friendly accelerator is coming to Jerusalem
MassChallenge Israel logoMassChallenge Israel invites all players in the Israeli startup ecosystem to celebrate launching its Jerusalem branch. Learn more.
Onavo’s Roi Tiger is the Israeli bringing FB the next billion users
Roi TigerAfter buying Onavo, Facebook presented founder Roi Tiger with the challenge of the Internet’s new frontier. Learn more.