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Thousands Attend OurCrowd Pandemic Innovation Conference, the First Global Virtual Event Focused on Pandemic Investment

OurCrowd, a global venture investing platform, reports that thousands of investors from 80 different countries will participate in a virtual event the OurCrowd Pandemic Innovation Conference. OurCrowd states that investors, VCs, corporate executives, government officials as well as the press are participating in the online… Read More

Fintech Firms in Israel Received $1.8 Billion in Total Investments in 2019, with OurCrowd, Sequoia Making Substantial Contributions

  A record $1.8 billion was invested in Israel’s Fintech sector in 2019, which represented a 107% increase compared to 2018 when financial technology firms attracted $800 million in total investments. Israel is currently ranked fifth, globally, in terms of total Fintech investments, according to… Read More

Life During COVID: OurCrowd Schedules Pandemic Innovation Virtual Conference Exploring Tech Fueled by the Pandemic Pivot

OurCrowd, a global leader in online capital formation for early-stage ventures, has scheduled the OurCrowd Pandemic Innovation Conference on June 22nd. The virtual event will cover the latest tech solutions pertaining to the Coronavirus including vaccinations, treatments, prevention, and more. The virtual event will also… Read More

OurCrowd Portfolio Company MigVax Works on COVID-19 Vaccine, Appoints Former Teva Exec as New Chairman

  OurCrowd portfolio company, MigVax Corp., an Israeli company developing a vaccine for COVID-19, has selected Eyal Desheh as chairman of its board of directors. Desheh has previously served as an executive at Teva Pharmaceuticals, Check Point Software Technologies and currently is on the Board… Read More

New $100 Million Pandemic Innovation Fund Launched by OurCrowd

  OurCrowd, the world’s largest investment crowdfunding platform, has announced the launch of a $100 million Pandemic Innovation Fund. OurCrowd has long held an interest in Medtech/Biotech, today OurCrowd is focusing more energy on healthcare and digital transformation as it seeks to raise $100 million… Read More

OurCrowd Pandemic Innovation Conference – Virtual

 A deep dive into the challenges and opportunities created by the pandemic crisis, spotlighting breakthrough technologies addressing everything from prevention and cure to social distancing and food supply Investors, entrepreneurs, venture capitalists, corporate executives, and others will get access to top speakers and content, one-on-one… Read More

Job Creating Machine: OurCrowd Portfolio Companies Need 354 New Employees Right Now

OurCrowd, the world’s largest investment crowdfunding platform, is reporting that the number of job openings at its portfolio companies has risen to 354, with 90 new job vacancies added since the start of April. OurCrowd is based in Israel and 41 of the jobs are… Read More

OurCrowd Portfolio Company Zebra Medical Gains 5th FDA Clearance, OurCrowd Predicts Renaissance in Medical Innovation

OurCrowd portfolio company Zebra Medical Vision, a deep-learning Medtech company, has announced its fifth FDA 510(k) clearance for its Vertebral Compression Fractures (VCF) product. The VCF product expands the company’s growing “AI1” (all-in-one) bundle of FDA cleared AI solutions. The company explains that nearly half… Read More

OurCrowd backs Hub Security, a Startup that Offers Military-Grade Cybersecurity Solutions for Fintech, Blockchain & More

OurCrowd has invested in Hub Security, a startup that offers military-grade cybersecurity solutions for Fintech, cloud, blockchain, and data storage in general, in a $5 million Series A funding round led by AXA Ventures. Details of the investment were not announced. Moshe Raines, Partner at… Read More

OurCrowd Portfolio Company Kryon Accelerates COVID-19 Testing

OurCrowd portfolio company Kryon has announced a solution in collaboration with the Information Systems and Digital Division at Clalit Health Services, the largest health service organization in Israel. Kryon’s solution automates a critical process of uploading COVID-19 test results. In Israel, each lab is performing… Read More

OurCrowd Portfolio Company enVirid Raises $20 Million Series B

OurCrowd portfolio company enVerid Systems, a leader in HVAC technology, has closed on a $20 million Series B round of financing led by Breakthrough Energy Ventures. enVerid’s HVAC products significantly lower upfront system costs and reduce annual energy consumption by 20-30% while improving indoor air… Read More

OurCrowd backed Biometrics Firm BioCatch Secures $145 Million via Series C Round led by Bain Capital

Israel-based BioCatch, a behavioral biometrics firm, has secured $145 million in capital through a Series C investment round, which was led by Bain Capital Tech Opportunities. BioCatch is an OurCrowd portfolio company and the crowdfunding platform took part in this most recent round. Existing investors… Read More

OurCrowd Backs COVID-19 Vaccination Company MigVax

OurCrowd, the world’s largest crowdfunding venture investment platform, has announced it would lead a $12 million funding round in MigVax Corporation – a startup that is developing a COVID-19 vaccine. MigVax is affiliated with the Migal Galilee Research Institute, is pioneering the effort to develop… Read More

OurCrowd Portfolio Company Kryon Aids COVID-19 Testing with Robotic Process Automation

Kryon, a robotic process automation (RPA) provider, has announced the rapid development and implementation of a large scale data RPA process which integrates Maccabi Healthcare Services’ testing of COVID-19 with the Israeli Ministry of Health. Kyron is an early stage Medtech that has been backed… Read More

OurCrowd Portfolio Companies Pivot to Tackle Coronavirus Pandemic

OurCrowd, the largest securities crowdfunding platform in the world, has distributed a note highlighting its portfolio companies that are redirecting their efforts to help mitigate the impact of the Coronavirus pandemic. Reported earlier, Sight Diagnostics is providing its OLO blood analyzer to be utilized at Tel… Read More

OurCrowd Portfolio Company Supports Coronavirus Quarantine Needs

Sight Diagnostics, an OurCrowd portfolio company, is helping to lead the response to the Coronavirus pandemic. Sight’s OLO, a compact blood analyzer that can provide rapid, lab-grade CBC [complete blood count] results, has been installed in Sheba Tel Hashomer’s (Israel’s largest hospital that is supported… Read More

OurCrowd will Attend AIPAC Conference to Showcase Israeli Startups

Leading global crowdfunding platform OurCrowd will be participating in the forthcoming AIPAC Policy Conference highlighting the robust tech ecosystem in Israel. Since platform launch, OurCrowd has had over $1.4 billion in committed capital. Much of this money comes from smaller, individual investors but a growing… Read More

Former President Trump Advisor Jason Greenblatt Joins OurCrowd as a Partner, Aims to Build Ties in Middle East Region

Following a well-received presentation at the OurCrowd Global Investor Summit held earlier this month, Jason Greenblatt, a former advisor to President Donald Trump, is joining the crowdfunding platform as a Partner building ties in the Middle East region. Greenblatt was previously an Assistant to the… Read More

OurCrowd Plans Retail Funds with Private Securities in Partnership with Stifel

In October 2019, OurCrowd, one of the leading securities crowdfunding platforms in the world, announced a new partnership with Stifel Financial Corp. (NYSE: SF). Simultaneously, it was announced that Stifel was taking a minority stake in the global investment platform. In its brief history, OurCrowd… Read More

Interested in Investing in Early Stage Firms? OurCrowd Has a Long List, Reports 36 Exits to Date

OurCrowd is arguably the leading investment crowdfunding platform in the world. Based in Israel but listing offerings from companies around the world, OurCrowd has seen approximately $1.4 billion in committed funding since inception. Of the 212 portfolio companies, 138 are based in Israel. Since its… Read More

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