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Accel Raises $650 Million to Fund Early Stage Ventures in Israel, Europe

Stating they are one of the very few VC firms that are truly global, Accel is reporting that it is raising a $650 million fund to support early-stage ventures in Europe and Israel. Accel opened its London office in 2000 as one of the first… Read More

Token Security Raises $7 Million, Emerges from Stealth Mode

Identity firm Token Security has raised $7 million while announcing it has emerged from stealth mode. The seed round was led by TLV Partners and SNR, along with multiple angel investors, including Shlomo Kramer, who is described as a founding father of cybersecurity in Israel…. Read More

AI Fueled Cash Flow Management Platform Panax Raises $10 Million in Funding

Panax, a cash management platform powered by AI [artificial intelligence] and Open Banking, has raised $10 million in Series A funding. To date, Panax has raised $15 million. Panax targets mid-market and large firms with complex treasury demands. The service enables the management of numerous… Read More

AI: Apex Raises $7 Million Seed Funding, Backed by Big Names

Artificial Intelligence (AI) firm Apex is reporting a $7 million Seed round led by big-name investors. According to Apex, which has just emerged from stealth, Sequoia Capital and Index Ventures led the funding. Other prominent investors included Sam Altman, CEO of OpenAI. Apexi is a security… Read More

Identity Firm BeyondTrust Acquires Entitle

According to a company statement, BeyondTrust has acquired Entitle. The terms of the definitive agreement were not disclosed. This acquisition includes all Entitle products, employees, customers, partners, assets, and intellectual property. BeyondTrust is an identity firm offering a “Privilege Identity Security platform.” Entitle is a… Read More

OurCrowd Points to Success of Iron Dome Responding to Iranian Attacks, Aided by Portfolio Company mPrest

OurCrowd, a global online investment platform, commented on the success of the Iron Dome following the unprecedented attack by Iran, which launched hundreds of missiles and drones on Israel. The weekend attack by Iran was in response to claims that Israel bombed its consulate in… Read More

OurCrowd Participates in Battery Tech Firm Carrar Series A Funding Round

Battery tech firm Carrar has raised $5.3 million in a Series A funding round. Online investment platform OurCrowd has participated in the funding round. Other investors include Salida, NextGear Ventures along with existing investors, Next Leap Ventures, Drive Digital, Gentherm and more. OurCrowd is a… Read More

Artificial Intelligence (AI) Firm Hailo Raises $120 Million Series C, OurCrowd Participates

Hailo, an edge artificial intelligence (AI) focused chipmaker, has raised $120 million in Series C funding. The funding was led by current and new investors, including the Zisapel family, Gil Agmon, Delek Motors, Alfred Akirov, DCLBA, Vasuki, OurCrowd, Talcar, Comasco, Automotive Equipment (AEV), and Poalim… Read More

OurCrowd’s Israel Resilience Fund Reports $17 Million, Partners with PwC

Global online investment platform OurCrowd is reporting that its Israel Resilience Fund is now over $17 million in investor commitments. The OurCrowd Israel Resilience Fund was announced in November 2023 following the invasion by Hamas and the horrific atrocities committed by the terrorists. At that… Read More

OurCrowd AI Fund: Investment Platform OurCrowd to Partner with NVIDIA on Artificial Intelligence Fund

OurCrowd, a global online investment platform providing smaller investors access to private securities offerings, is partnering with NVIDIA (NASDAQ:NVDA) as part of its sector fund, the OurCrowd AI Fund. NVIDIA is the hottest artificial intelligence firm around today, as just about everyone needs their technology… Read More

Anti – Deepfake Firm Clarity Raises $16 Million Seed Round

Clarity, a firm that aims to “immunize” businesses from Deepfakes and AI-generated “synthetic media,” has raised $16 million in Seed funding in a round led by Walden Catalyst and Bessemer Venture Partners. In a blog post, the company said they are addressing one of the… Read More

Digital Asset Firm Fireblocks Adds Support of Euro, Swiss Franc, Pound Sterling, Singapore Dollar and Japanese Yen

Institutional digital asset firm Fireblocks says it has added support for five new fiat currencies with plans to add 25 more in the coming months. Fireblocks as added support for the Euro (EUR), Swiss Franc (CHF), British Pound (GBP), Singapore Dollar (SGD), and Japanese Yen… Read More

OurCrowd Talks Up Korea-Israel Venture Fund, Aims to Raise $80 Million

OurCrowd, a global online investment platform catering to smaller (accredited) investors, has announced the launch of its Korea-Israel Venture fund – officially labeled NH-OC Global Open Innovation Fund. OurCrowd offers single-company investment opportunities as well as a growing list of sector funds along with its… Read More

OurCrowd Portfolio Company Cyabra Closes on $5.7 Million Funding, Announces Mike Pompeo as Director

Cyabra has announced that Mike Pompeo, the former Secretary of State and one-time CIA Director, has joined its Board of Directors. At the same time, Cyabra announced that it had completed a $5.7 million funding round. The securities offering was listed on the OurCrowd platform… Read More

Global Fintech Airwallex Appoints Nadav Tamam to Lead Enterprise Business in Israel, Middle East

Global Fintech Airwallex has reportedly announced the appointment of Nadav Tamam in order to spearhead its enterprise business focused on Israel and the Middle East region. As reported by news outlets focused on Israel, Tamam has prior experience working at firms like Google as well… Read More

Entrée Capital to Continue Supporting Israel’s Unique Ecosystem, Innovation and Resilience in 2024

Entrée Capital has recently shared an update titled, A Renaissance in Israel’s high tech ecosystem in the year ahead (2024). Entrée Capital, which claims to partner with the “exceptional” to build the “impossible,” says that they remain steadfast in their commitment to supporting Israel. The… Read More

Tech Funding in Israel Declines by 56% in 2023

The Innovation Nation. Israel remains one of the hottest entrepreneurial hubs in the world. The country has punched above its weight class for years now and is well known for being the launch pad of many successful tech startups. But 2023 has hit the country… Read More

OurCrowd Israel Resilience Fund Makes First Investments

Last November, OurCrowd announced the creation of the Israel Resilience Fund – launched following the terrorist attacks by Hamas. Israel is a top center of innovation and entrepreneurship, and OurCrowd is one of the leading investors in early-stage firms in Israel. The attacks upended the… Read More

OurCrowd Says First Israel Resilience Fund Tops $13 Million

Even during the profound challenges taking place in Israel and the war in Gaza, OurCrowd continues to operate and provide services to its customers. Following the start of the war, OurCrowd announced the Israel Resilience Fund, and today, it is announcing the first close of… Read More

Fintech Melio Adds Real Time Payments

B2B payments platform Melio has announced real-time payments for their customers. For their business clients, there is an option for payments to be immediate instead of waiting days or the invoice due date. Matan Bar, Melio’s CEO and co-founder, says that consumers have utilized real-time… Read More

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