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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

Eden Amirav: CEO at Become, an Online Funding Platform for SMEs, Explains How Fintech has Improved Lending Ecosystems

Eden Amirav, CEO at Become (formerly Lending Express), a leading online platform that helps small and medium-sized businesses (SMBs) find and optimize funding solutions, recently shared his views and insights with Crowdfund Insider. Become uses its proprietary technology to assist and nurture businesses throughout the… Read More

Insurtech Setoo to Provide Coverage for Poor Snow Conditions in Partnership with Issta

No Snow, No Go Insurtech Setoo is now providing coverage for customers of Issta, the largest travel agency in Israel. In a “first of its kind” service, customers can now be protected against poor skiing conditions that can ruin winter holidays. Setoo is a “Protection… 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

Israeli Banks Must Not Deny Financial Services to Firms Dealing in Crypto-Asssets, Says Israeli Attorney General

Israeli banks and other financial institutions in the country must not deny banking services to companies dealing in crypto-assets, Avichai Mandelblit, Israel’s attorney general, recently stated. Instead of denying banking services to crypto and blockchain startups, traditional financial service providers must carefully look into each… 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

OurCrowd Is Intensifying its Incubator and Early-Stage Investment Activities

OurCrowd, a leading crowdfunding investment platform for individual and institutional investors, is accelerating its incubator and early-stage investment activities in order to help build a nascent technology ecosystem of promising companies.  OurCrowd is a globally accessible crowdfunding venture investing platform and one of Israel’s leading… Read More

OurCrowd Highlights Sportstech and Investment Opportunity

Top online investment platform OurCrowd is out with a note on its Sportstech portfolio companies as a fast emerging opportunity for investors. OurCrowd is holding its annual Summit this week and Sportstech will be just one of the industries the event will highlight. OurCrowd CEO… Read More

Former Trump Advisor Jason Greenblatt to Speak at OurCrowd Global Summit

Former advisor to President Trump Jason Greenblatt will be speaking at the OurCrowd Global Summit taking place on  February 13th. Greenblatt is the Former U.S. Special Envoy to the Middle East and architect of President Trump’s Peace to Prosperity plan . This will be Greenblatt’s… Read More

Fintech Become Tops $200 Million in Loans Matched between Online Lenders and SMEs

Become, formerly known as Lending Express, has surpassed $200 million in matching online lending to SMEs in need of growth capital. The news was revealed in a release earlier this week where the Israel-based Fintech said the milestone was indicative of the “company’s impressive growth”… Read More

Israeli Securities Authority Issues a Request for Information to Identify Regulations that May Hinder Ongoing Blockchain Industry Development

The Israeli Securities Authority (ISA) has reportedly issued a Request For Information in order to identify regulatory policies that could hinder the ongoing development of distributed ledger technology (DLT)-focused projects in Israel. The country’s regulator is also planning to look closely into the potential use… Read More

OurCrowd Schedules Presentation Addressing Coronavirus by Dr. Ferid Murad, 1998 Nobel Prize Winner

OurCrowd, the leading global investment crowdfunding platform, has announced a presentation by Dr. Ferid Murad, 1a 998 Nobel prize winner in medicine, to take place at its upcoming Global Investor Summit (Israel – February 13). Dr. Murad will address the topic of China’s Coronavirus and… Read More

New Israel-based Digital Bank Established by Tech Entrepreneurs to Begin Providing Services in 2021

A newly launched Israeli virtual bank founded by experienced tech professionals Amnon Shashua and Marius Nacht will begin offering banking services to clients at some point next year, according to an update posted by the financial institution on January 27. As of this report, no… Read More

UK Fintech Finastra Announces New Office in Israel

UK-based fintech Finastra announced on Monday it has expanded its services by opening a new office in Kfar Saba, just outside Tel Aviv. The company reported that the location will have more than 330 employees and offer more space for the team to grow as the company… Read More

New Jersey’s NICE Actimize Confirms CipherTrace has Joined Financial Crime and Compliance Platform X-Sight MarketPlace

New Jersey-based NICE Actimize, a subsidiary of Israel-headquartered NICE Ltd, recently confirmed that CipherTrace, a leading provider of digital currency intelligence and blockchain security, has joined the X-Sight Marketplace – which is an established platform for combating financial crime and ensuring compliance. The X-Sight Marketplace… Read More

Following Banner Year for Israeli Tech Exits, OurCrowd Highlights Investment Success with 36 Exits to Date

OurCrowd, the leading global investment crowdfunding platform and Israel’s leading venture investor, is out with a note on some of its exits in advance of the OurCrowd Global Investor Summit taking place in February, Israel’s largest tech conference and the largest equity crowdfunding event in… Read More

Israel Rocked Fintech in 2019

Israel is a country well-known for its innovation-driven economy. As the saying goes, in Israel you are either an entrepreneur or an investor. Spend a few days there and you will see what I mean. While the factors that have fostered a start-up boom are… Read More

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