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Where Theranos Failed, OurCrowd Portfolio Company Sight Diagnostics Succeeds as FDA Clears Finger-Prick Blood Test

We all know the story of Elizabeth Holmes and the demise of Theranos, a company that claimed to have created a device that could provide fast and efficient blood tests. Theranos ended being a company based on hubris, imagination, and vapor. It eventually collapsed being… Read More

OurCrowd Portfolio Company Alpha Tau Medical Seeks New Cancer Treatment, Shares Results of Trial Radiotherapy

OurCrowd portfolio company Alpha Tau Medical is an Israeli medical device company that focuses on research, development and commercialization of the Alpha DaRT for the treatment of solid tumors. The technology was initially developed by Prof. Itzhak Kelson and Prof. Yona Keisari from Tel Aviv… Read More

OurCrowd to Support “New Wave of Tech Collaboration” in Partnership with Toyota Tsusho

Global investment crowdfunding platform and Israel’s leading venture investor OurCrowd has partnered with the Toyota Tsusho Corporation (Toyota Tsusho), a member of the Toyota Group, which comprises of 17 companies including Toyota Motor. The new partnership will launch a new business that will act as… Read More

Stifel Takes Minority Stake in Global Crowdfunding Platform OurCrowd, Plans Strategic Partnership

Stifel Financial Corp. (NYSE: SF) has taken a minority stake in global crowdfunding platform OurCrowd. Details on the investment were not provided. The Israel based investment marketplace is the largest of its kind in the world having received over $1.28 billion of investment commitments while… Read More

2020 OurCrowd Global Investor Summit – Jerusalem

THE MUST-ATTEND EVENT OF THE GLOBAL STARTUP ECOSYSTEM In 2019, over 18,000 people from 189 countries registered to attend what has become the fastest-growing tech conference in the world. The Summit anchors a week of activities. Summit Day will be Thursday, February 13. OurCrowd invite-only… Read More

OurCrowd Boosts Presence with New Office in São Paulo, Holds Major Event in Brazil

Leading online investment platform OurCrowd has announced that it will open its 13th global office in São Paulo, Brazil. OurCrowd sees the  region as a key location for innovation. OurCrowd announced the news during OurCrowd Sync: São Paulo 2019, the company’s first major event in… Read More

OurCrowd Backed “New Space” Company NSLComm Signs Multi-Million Dollar Contract

OurCrowd backed “new space” company NSLComm has signed a multi-million dollar contract with a “large multinational entity.” NSLComm has developed an “expandable” nano-satellite solution as a solution to the global demand for increased connectivity. NSLComm’s solution is said to represent one of the largest leaps… Read More

OurCrowd Partners with Finistere, Tnuva & Tempo to Launch Fresh Start Foodtech Incubator

OurCrowd, Israel’s most active venture investor and leading global crowdfunding platform, has partnered with Finistere, Tnuva and Tempo to launch a NIS 1 billion (~ USD $ 283 million) Foodtech incubator in Israel.  “Fresh Start” was officially launched at an event this week. OurCrowd announced… Read More

The Largest Equity Crowdfunding Event in the World: OurCrowd Plans Global Investor Summit

Leading global crowdfunding platform OurCrowd has had a stellar year. Multiple portfolio companies have IPOed’ or been acquired providing positive outcomes for platform investors. As Crowdfund Insider reported earlier this year, OurCrowd has topped USD $ 1 billion in committed capital making perhaps making it… Read More

OurCrowd Invests in Cartica AI Series B Funding Round

Cartica AI, a leading Israeli autonomous AI mobility startup, has closed on a Series B funding round for an undisclosed amount. Investors included leading investment crowdfunding platform OurCrowd alongside BMW i Ventures, Continental, and Toyota AI Ventures. Cartica expects to use the funds to launch… Read More

OurCrowd Boosts Presence in Latin America with SYNC

OurCrowd, a digital investing platform, is expanding its presence in the Latin America market. According to a release, OurCrowd will host an invite-only event in Sao Paulo later this fall. Labeled “OurCrowd Sync” the crowdfunding platform has joined up with Rodrigo Monteiro and the team… Read More

OurCrowd Portfolio Company Beyond Meat Reports Net Loss of $9.4 Million, Valuation Stands at $13 Billion

Beyond Meat (NASDAQ:BYND), a company that has had beyond fantasy run following its initial public offering earlier this year, reported Q2 earnings today. According to the company, operations generated revenues of $67.3 million, an increase of 287%, and a net loss of $9.4 million or… Read More

OurCrowd Provides Perspective on Portfolio Performance: 35 Exits Since 2013

Securities crowdfunding has been touted as the future of capital formation on this site and the pages of many other newspapers. The traditional venture capital industry has effectively fueled innovative young firms for decades but, too frequently, smaller investors are being cut out of the… Read More

OurCrowd Portfolio Company Zebra Med Receives New FDA Clearance

OurCrowd portfolio company Zebra Medical Vision has received its third FDA clearance for its HealthICH product which is an AI alert for intracranial hemorrhage (ICH), based on head CT scans. The process is said to be the first of its kind. The Zebra Med solution… Read More

OurCrowd Portfolio Company Wave is Acquired by H&R Block for CDN $537 Million

SME financial software platform Wave has been acquired by H&R block for a solid CDN $537 million, according to a blog post on their site. The Canada based firm is also an OurCrowd portfolio company and represents a series of big exits for the crowdfunding… Read More

OurCrowd and Partners Win Tender to Operate Israeli Foodtech Incubator

Following the outsized success of BeyondMeat’s (NASDAQ:BYND) initial public offering, OurCrowd and its partners have received government approval to operate Israel’s Foodtech incubator. OurCrowd, along with Finistere Ventures, a global agrifood investment leader, Tnuva, Israel’s food manufacturer, and Tempo Beverages, the leading Israeli beverage company,… Read More

OurCrowd Porfolio Company Beyond Meat Tops $100/share as Reports Filter Out About Strong Demand

BeyondMeat

Beyond Meat (NASDAQ:BYND) completed an initial public offering (IPO) in May raising $240 million at a valuation of about $1.5 billion. The unicorn has since bucked the recent IPO trend – rocketing quite a bit higher. As of today, Beyond Meat is trading at over… Read More

OurCrowd Partners With NOAH Advisors to Promote Startup Investments in Europe

Global crowdfunding platform OurCrowd announced on Monday it has joined forces with NOAH Advisors, a European corporate finance boutique and organizer of the NOAH Conferences, to jointly promote startup investments in Europe. Through the partnership, NOAH Advisors will support OurCrowd in expanding its European deal… Read More

OurCrowd Portfolio Company Cannabis Firm BOL Pharma Plans Listing on Toronto Stock Exchange

Cannabis company BOL Pharma (Breath of Life International) is preparing an initial public offering on the Toronto Stock Exchange (TSX). This is according to a company release and a preliminary prospectus filed in Canada. It was reported that BOL will have a valuation of around… Read More

OurCrowd Appoints Former Jefferies Vice Chairman Alec Ellison as Chairman of US Operations

Leading investment crowdfunding platform OurCrowd has announced that Alec Ellison, former Vice Chairman of Jefferies, LLC, and former Chairman of Jefferies’ Technology Investment Banking group, as well as the Founder of Outvest Capital, has been appointed Chairman of the Board of OurCrowd Management for the… Read More

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