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As Good as it Gets: OurCrowd Investors Benefit from Two IPOs in Just One Week as Uber & Beyond Meat Go Public

What do Goldman Sachs, Morgan Stanley, ‘Jay Z’, Jeff Bezos, Softbank, Tencent, Axel Springer, and OurCrowd all have in common? They all invested in Uber before it went public today (May 10, 2019). Where OurCrowd stands out from the pack is the fact that OurCrowd… Read More

Unicorn Beyond Meat IPO’ed Raising $240 Million But OurCrowd Investors Had Chance to Invest Before NASDAQ Listing

Beyond Meat Inc. (NASDAQ:BYND), completed an initial public offering (IPO) last week raising approximately $240 million on a valuation of $1.5 billion at $25/share. Once listed on NASDAQ, Beyond Meat jumped far beyond its initial pricing quickly rising in value topping $3.8 billion at over… Read More

OurCrowd Recognized as Most Active Venture Investor in Israel for 2nd Year

For the second year in a row, investment crowdfunding platform OurCrowd has been recognized as the most active venture investor in Israel. The ranking was provided by venture data tracking company Pitchbook.. OurCrowd recently held its annual investor summit which drew over 18,000 registrations as… Read More

OurCrowd Leads When it Comes to Online Capital Formation for Promising Young Firms

OurCrowd is the largest securities crowdfunding platform for early-stage firms in the world. Last week, OurCrowd held its annual Summit in Israel. The Summit was host to over 18,000 participants, from 187 different countries, making it the largest event of its kind in the world…. Read More

OurCrowd Offers New $50 Million Medtech Fund for Investors

OurCrowd, the largest investment crowdfunding platform in the world, has announced the launch of the OurCrowd Medtech Fund joining their existing portfolio of 18 funds. The $50 million fund will focus exclusively on investing in disruptive medical technology – a fast-growing sector of healthcare. This… Read More

OurCrowd Launches $30 Million Impact Fund in Partnership with Social Finance Israel

During the opening of their annual summit with over 17,000 participants, global investment platform OurCrowd announced the launch of a new Impact Fund in partnership with Social Finance Israel – the Israeli impact advisory leader. The new fund is looking to raise $30 million and… Read More

Global Investment Platform OurCrowd Tops $1 Billion Raised, Reports 29 Exits

OurCrowd, the largest investment crowdfunding platform in the world, has topped $1 billion in funding raised. The online investment platform has provided growth capital to 170 individual firms and 18 different funds in the six years since the platform launch. Alongside the milestone funding amount,… Read More

OurCrowd Global Investor Summit Highlights Impact of Startup Technology

OurCrowd, the world’s largest investment crowdfunding platform and Israel’s most active venture investor, has posted the agenda for the OurCrowd Global Investor Summit scheduled for this coming March in Jerusalem, Israel.  The Summit theme is “Startups: Making a Global Impact.” The OurCrowd investment community currently consists… Read More

OurCrowd Targets Emerging Cannabis Industry with 7thirty Opportunity Fund

Leading investment crowdfunding platform OurCrowd is jumping into the hot cannabis sector. OurCrowd has launched a $30 million cannabis tech fund called 7thirty Opportunity Fund. OurCrowd said it will build the “world’s leading global cannabis technology venture capital fund.” The new fund is said to… Read More

OurCrowd Signs Partnership Agreement with South Korea’s Hana Bank to Support Innovation Ecosystem

The global leader in equity crowdfunding, OurCrowd, has signed a new investment partnership agreement with South Korea’s KEB Hana Bank. The move by OurCrowd is further indication of its growing relationship with institutional investors and its significant foothold in Asia. In a release, OurCrowd said… Read More

Crowdfunding Standout OurCrowd to Highlight 14 Portfolio Companies at CES: See Before You Invest

OurCrowd, the largest investment crowdfunding platform in the world and Israel’s most active venture investor, says it will showcase several portfolio companies at this year’s Consumer Electronics Show (CES.) OurCrowd, while based in Israel, has taken a very global approach in providing access to capital… Read More

Fintech in 2019? Predictions for Crowdfunding, Open Banking, SMEs, Regulations & More….

‘Tis the season for decking halls, lighting candles, spending time with family and friends, reflecting on 2018 and thinking ahead to 2019 and new trends in the global Fintech market. Crowdfund Insider reached out to the Fintech community members to look into their crystal balls… Read More

Let Me Read! Fintech Leaders Share Book Recommendations

During the new few weeks, readers will hopefully have some more time to not only catch up on their own reading but also time to explore some new books. Need some fintech, fiction, or non-fiction recommendations? Not sure how to explain crypto and blockchain in… Read More

OurCrowd Global Investor Summit Returns as Israel’s Largest Investor Event

Global investment platform OurCrowd has announced it will host its 5th annual Global Investor Summit this coming March in Jerusalem, Israel. The event expects attendee registration to top 15,000 making it the largest investment crowdfunding conference in the world. The theme for 2019 will be… Read More

OurCrowd Backs Series A Round for AI Platform Cognigo

Cognigo, an AI platform for enterprises that targets data protection and compliance, has closed on an $8.5 million Series A funding round. The round was led by leading equity crowdfunding platform OurCrowd with participation from State of Mind Ventures and Prosegur. Cognigo’s CEO and Founder Guy Leibovitz believes that… Read More

OurCrowd Joins AP, Workday Ventures in Backing data.world

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data.world, an Austin-based Public Benefit Corporation and Certified B Corporation that powers modern data teamwork, has raised $12 million third round of investment backed by Workday Ventures, The Associated Press, and crowdfunding platform OurCrowd. The investment brings data.world’s total funding to $45.3 million since its… Read More

World’s Largest: OurCrowd Still on Track to Top USD $1 Billion in Investment Crowdfunding

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In many ways, OurCrowd epitomizes the aspirations of what investment crowdfunding has the potential to deliver for both issuers and investors. By providing access to quality deals to smaller (accredited) investors, OurCrowd has opened up an asset class previously closed off to all but the… Read More

Equity Crowdfunding Platform OurCrowd Recognized as Most Active VC in Israel

OurCrowd, one of the largest equity crowdfunding platforms in the world, has been named the most active venture capital investor in Israel. The accolade comes courtesy of Seattle-based market research company PitchBook Data. PitchBook reviewed the number of VC deals in Israel since 2016 and… Read More

ThetaRay Raises $30 Million in Oversubscribed Round Backed by OurCrowd

ThetaRay, an AI and big data analytics in the cyber crime prevention space, has closed on a funding round of $30 million. The round was said to be “significantly oversubscribed” with investors like Jerusalem Venture Partners (JVP), GE, Bank Hapoalim, SVB Investments, OurCrowd,  and others joining… Read More

Global Crowdfunding Platform OurCrowd Partners with UK Based Halma Partners – a Life Saving Tech Firm

Global crowdfunding platform OurCrowd has formed a new partnership with Halma, a “life-saving technology” firm, in a continuation of its strategy to collaborate with global leaders in various industry verticals. The new partnership is said to combine the strength of OurCrowd’s global network, robust online deal… Read More

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