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VIDEO: OurCrowd CEO Jon Medved On CNN

OurCrowd CEO Jon Medved recently sat down with CNN to talk more about the OurCrowd platform and what makes it different from platforms like Kickstarter and Indiegogo. Watch below. “OurCrowd is an equity-based crowdfunding platform, built exclusively for a select group of accredited investors to… Read More

“Brentry” Brief: OurCrowd CEO Medved Comments on London Office

“It is a no brainer as to where we should set up our first office in Europe,” commented OurCrowd Founder and CEO Jon Medved in a recent Finance Feeds post. “Britain is an increasingly interesting place, and very entrepreneurial. Israeli companies are choosing to set up in Britain and there… Read More

OurCrowd Partners with SALT on Pandemic Venture Investment Series

  OurCrowd, a leading online investment marketplace, has partnered with SALT on a series of discussions called the Pandemic Venture Investment Series starting October 29. SALT is a global thought leadership forum and networking platform encompassing finance, technology, and geopolitics. According to  OurCrowd, each episode… Read More

OurCrowd Hosts Event with Emirates Angels Investors Association as Diplomatic Thaw Opens Up Opportunity

OurCrowd, the leading global investment crowdfunding platform, and the Emirates Angels Investors Association, an Emirati angel investment network, held an online event today allowing Israeli investors and entrepreneurs a first glimpse of the tech opportunities available in the United Arab Emirates following the historic diplomatic… Read More

Israel based Fintech Fintica Teams Up with UAE-headquartered CEO of Barker and Booth

Mohammed Al Beloushi, CEO at Barker and Booth Commercial Agency LLC, has confirmed that his company will make a strategic investment into the operations of Israel-based Fintech firm Fintica AI LLC, a deal made after the signing of the Abraham Accords – which is the… Read More

Diplomatic Thaw: As Arab Countries Open Relations with Israel, OurCrowd Sees Opportunity

Jon Medved

OurCrowd, a leading global investment crowdfunding platform that is based in Israel, is well-positioned to take advantage of the improving relations in the middle east. Last month, Israel and the United Arab Emirates (UAE) announced the normalization of diplomatic relations. The official signing of the… Read More

SEC Broadens Definition of Accredited Investor to Include Certain Sophistication Measures

As widely anticipated, the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) updated the definition of an Accredited Investor expanding the rule by adding certain sophistication criteria. The current definition defines an individual who earns over $200,000 a year ($300,000 if married) as accredited. If an individual has… Read More

OurCrowd Sees Investment Opportunity in New UAE – Israel Diplomatic Normalization

This past week, it was announced that Israel has established diplomatic relations with the United Arab Emirates (UAE), a ground-breaking shift in foreign relations for a volatile region. The deal was announced by President Trump, Israel, and the UAE that the countries have agreed to… Read More

Koch Disruptive Technologies Invests in Sight Diagnostics Alongside OurCrowd in $71 Million Series D

Koch Disruptive Technologies has announced an investment in Sight Diagnostics alongside global crowdfunding platform OurCrowd. Sight Diagnostics is a long time portfolio company of OurCrowd. The Series D funding raised a solid $71 million. Total funding now tops $124 million. A valuation of the Medtech… Read More

Insurtech Lemonade Prices IPO Higher than Expected, Shares Pop on First Day of Trading on NYSE

Lemonade (NYSE:LMND), a fast-growing Insurtech firm, completed its initial public offering (IPO) today on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE). Earlier today it was reported that at the last minute Lemonade bumped up its planned offering price to $29 a share. Apparently, that was not… Read More

Israel Is Reportedly Preparing to Finally Roll Out its Fintech Regulatory Sandbox Program, which is Part of Proposals in New Arrangements Law

Israel is reportedly getting ready to launch a Fintech regulatory sandbox, in order to make it easier for local financial technology startups to test out new products and services. The Arrangements Law that the nation’s Treasury will be presenting to the cabinet will include rules… Read More

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

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

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

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 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 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

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

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