Tagged: israel

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

Tel Aviv-headquartered Axell, a Fintech and Insurtech Innovation Hub, has Officially Launched

Tel Aviv-headquartered Axell, a Fintech and insurance technology (Insurtech) innovation hub, revealed that it officially launched on January 6, 2020. The Israeli tech innovation hub will reportedly be led by Moshe Tamir, former deputy CEO at Tel Aviv-listed insurance firm Migdal Insurance and Financial Holdings,… Read More

OurCrowd Backed ADvantage Sports Tech Fund Enlists Michael Redd, Former NBA Star and Olympic Gold Medalist

Michael Redd, a former NBA star and Olympic gold medalist, has joined the OurCrowd backed ADvantage Sports Tech Fund. According to OurCrowd, Redd is an active venture investor having supported more than 85 companies. Redd will now focus on innovative opportunities shaping the future of… Read More

OurCrowd Founder and CEO Jon Medved Recognized as One of 17 Israelis that Shaped the Decade

Jon Medved, OurCrowd founder and CEO, has joined an illustrious group of leaders being recognized as one of 17 individuals who helped to define the last decade. OurCrowd is the largest investment crowdfunding platform in the world having raised over $1 billion since platform launch… Read More

Number of Israeli Blockchain and Crypto-focused Startups Increased by 32% Last Year: Report

The number of Israel-based blockchain and crypto-focused startups increased by 32% last year, a December 30 report from the Israeli Bitcoin Association confirmed. The report noted that there were 150 active blockchain firms in the country in 2019. Toward the end of 2018, there were… Read More

Global Crowdfunding Platform OurCrowd Receives Tender to Operate Medical Cannabis Incubator

Leading global investment crowdfunding platform OurCrowd has received the tender to operate a medical cannabis incubator. OurCrowd is part of a consortium that won the tender including Perrigo, a non-prescription drug company, and BOL Pharma, a medical cannabis company in Israel and an OurCrowd portfolio… Read More

Pagaya Completes 5th Securitization, Tops $1.2 Billion in Assets Under Management, Originations Rise 300%

Pagaya, an artificial intelligence (AI) powered investment manager, has closed on its 5th capital markets transaction this year for a $200 million asset-backed security. Pagaya reports that it now has $1.2 billion in assets under management (AUM) having risen a solid 300% this year. Pagaya’s… Read More

Biggest in the World: Global Crowdfunding Platform OurCrowd Expects 20,000 Registrants at Forthcoming Investor Summit

OurCrowd, the largest investment crowdfunding platform in the world, has published a release indicating it expects over 20,000 registrations for its forthcoming global summit taking place in Israel in early 2020. In years past, the OurCrowd Global Summit has emerged as the biggest event of… Read More

Global Investment Crowdfunding Platform OurCrowd Wins Tender to Operate Startup Incubator in New Zealand

OurCrowd, as part of an international consortium, has won a tender to operate a startup incubator in New Zealand. The consortium of companies that participated in the bid includes Finistere Ventures, New Zealand’s food giant Fonterra and animal management leader Gallagher. The consortium was selected… Read More

Send this to a friend