crowdmii (Crowd Made in Israel), was established to support ventures and projects conceived by the recognized innovative qualities of the “Israeli Mind”. The site aims to provide startups developing breakthrough ideas with a global stage that will unveil to the world the new generation of Israeli innovation.
crowdmii’s is seeking to build an investment community which will comprise of individuals with strong emotional bonds to the State of Israel, such as members of Jewish and Christian evangelist groups around the world. Prior to its launch, crowdmii signed collaboration agreements with Christian evangelist communities extending to hundreds of thousands of members that aspire to take part and contribute to the Startup Nation
Crowdfunding is growing fast globally, with funds being invested nearly doubling from year to year. Crowdfunding accounted for $2.8 billion in global investments in 2012, sums which have funded projects, ventures and ideas.
Yuval Martin, CEO of crowdmii says: “In an era when funds are so difficult to raise, the crowdfunding model provides an opportunity for an immense number of entrepreneurs and inventors to raise billions of dollars from across the world. We aspire to bring this tiding to the Startup Nation, to those that support it from afar and to those entrepreneurs that make it possible.”
crowdmii is an initiative by Yuval Martin, Yair Philip, an entrepreneur in energy, infrastructure and real estate and the former deputy chairman of Triple Five and Chagai Stern, founder of Olimi, a venture that connected hundreds of Israeli projects to investors and institutions around the world.
crowdmii launched a Facebook campaign offering users a timeline of the “Israeli Mind” – a detailed chronology of Israel’s startups’ achievements over the years.