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OurCrowd Announces Launch of Global Health Equity Fund (GHEF) in Partnership with WHO Foundation

OurCrowd, a global online investment platform, has announced the launch of a Global Health Equity Fund (GHEF) in partnership with the WHO Foundation. According to OurCrowd, the GHEF is a $200 million impact venture capital investment fund, focusing on breakthrough technology solutions that can impact healthcare… Read More

OurCrowd Backs Oversubscribed Seed Round of Foodtech Mermade Seafoods

Mermade Seafoods , an Israel based Foodtech startup, has raised $3.3 million in an oversubscribed Seed funding round. Investment marketplace OurCrowd participated in the funding along with Fall Line, Sake Bosch and others. Mermade was founded in July 2021 by CEO Daniel Einhorn, CTO Dr…. Read More

OurCrowd Sees Silver Lining During Challenging Market in the World of Global VC Investments

COVID, war, inflation, rising interest rates … the global economy is being hammered from multiple directions right now. After years of calm sailing, a global pandemic marked a dramatic change in markets that have endured a growing list of geopolitical and economic challenges. Like all… Read More

As Pandemic Diminishes, a Hiring Spree is in the Works: OurCrowd High Tech Jobs Index

OurCrowd, a leading global investment crowdfunding platform, has published its Q4 2021 High Tech Jobs Index. According to OurCrowd, their survey indicates “aggressive recruitment plans as the world turns the corner on the COVID-19 health crisis. OurCrowd states that 72% of surveyed companies increased hiring… Read More

OurCrowd Hosts Fintech Investing Event: A Big Year For Financial Innovation

Fintech, or financial technology, is a hot sector of investing and innovation in general. All financial services are going through an extended period of disruption as digital replaces analog and startups and early-stage ventures challenge incumbents. In our opinion, this transition is a multi-decade event… Read More

OurCrowd Schedules Virtual Job Fair, Aims to Fill Jobs at Over 170 Startup Companies

OurCrowd, a global investment crowdfunding platform, is holding a virtual Job Fair on January 17, 2022, from 5 to 7 pm (Israel Time). According to a note from OurCrowd, the Job Fair aims to fill positions at over 170 of its portfolio companies. The online… Read More

OurCrowd is First Israeli VC Approved by Abu Dhabi Global Market

Online investment platform OurCrowd has become the first venture capital firm to be approved by Abu Dhabi Global Market (ADGM) to operate as a find manager in the United Arab Emirates (UAE). OurCrowd said in a statement that it hs incorporated a wholly-owned subsidiary, OurCrowd… Read More

OurCrowd Signs MOU to Connect Israel with Colombia with New Fund, iNNPulsa Opens Office in Israel

Global investment platform OurCrowd has inked another Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) – this time with an entity from Colombia. According to an email distributed by OurCrowd, they have signed an MOU with iNNpulsa to establish a fund to invest in OurCrowd portfolio companies, as well… Read More

SoftBank Invests $25 Million in OurCrowd

OurCrowd, a top global investment crowdfunding platform, has received an investment from SoftBank. According to a note from the company, the SoftBank Vision Fund 2 will make a $25 million convertible equity investment into the company. Terms of the investment were not disclosed. As part… Read More

9th Year in a Row: Online Investment Platform OurCrowd Named Most Active VC Investor in Israel

OurCrowd has been recognized as the leading VC investor in Israel for the 9th year in a row. OurCrowd is a global investment crowdfunding platform matching investors with promising private deals around the world. Israel is one of the hottest startup markets anywhere and OurCrowd… Read More

OurCrowd Partners with Azerbaijan Investment Company

  Leading online investment platform OurCrowd has signed a memorandum of understanding with the Azerbaijan Investment Company (AIC) – the government’s investment arm. The agreement makes OurCrowd the first Israeli business to sign an agreement with Azerbaijan since the country opened its Trade and Tourism… Read More

OurCrowd Shares Top 10 Post-Pandemic Tech Trends

OurCrowd, a global online investment platform catering to both individual and institutional investors, streamed a session today that discussed the Top 10 Post-Pandemic Tech Trends that believes are impacting markets. The session was modeled after a popular segment of OurCrowd’s annual Investor Summit held in… Read More

Jon Medved’s Recipe For Israel’s Continued Tech Success

Israel’s thriving high-tech ecosystem needs a recalibration if it is to continue as a global hotspot, OurCrowd CEO Jon Medved said in an article published on LinkedIn today. At first glance, things look good given the record $10.5 billion in investment the sector attracted in… Read More

OurCrowd Talks Areas of Joint Interest Between UAE and Israel

Following the Abraham Accords, initiated by the Trump administration that saw the normalization of relations between the UAE and Bahrain, OurCrowd – a top global early-stage investment platform, moved quickly to announce relations with middle east gr0ups. After quietly working behind the scenes for years,… Read More

OurCrowd: Things in Israel are Firing on All Cylinders

Earlier this week, OurCrowd CEO and founder Jon Medved held a virtual press briefing commenting on both the marketplace in Israel and the performance of OurCrowd in a pretty hot investment environment. Recently, it was reported that Israel has broken into the top 20 nations… Read More

OurCrowd to Build Dedicated Portfolio of Water and Agtech Firms in Partnership with Waterfund

OurCrowd has partnered with Waterfund to build an investment portfolio of 15 water and Agtech companies. According to a release, Waterfund has committed $50 million of capital to the OurCrowd managed portfolio, with an initial investment completed in Plenty, Inc., a vertical farming firm. Simultaneously,… Read More

OurCrowd Forms Partnership with Japan’s NTT Finance

OurCrowd has revealed that NTT Finance, a subsidiary of NTT Group (Nippon Telegraph and Telephone), will establish NTT Finance Israel LP in partnership with OurCrowd. According to OurCrowd, NTT Finance will initially commit $15 million for a dedicated investment program. OurCrowd will provide early access… Read More

OurCrowd Announces Global AI Innovation Center, Selects Hasanat Dewan as Chief Innovation Officer

Top global investment platform OurCrowd has appointed Dr. Hasanat Dewan as Chief Innovation Officer.  Simultaneously, OurCrowd announced a Global AI (artificial intelligence) Innovation Center at an undetermined location. According to OurCrowd, Dr. Dewan will oversee the development and deployment of OurCrowd’s next-generation platform, supporting a… Read More

OurCrowd Leads Funding Round in Neobank Rewire’s $20 Million Series B

Rewire, a digital banking startup that is targeting cross-border banking services has announced a $20 million Series B funding round. The round was lead by leading global crowdfunding platform OurCrowd and also included a line of credit from an undisclosed bank. According to a release,… Read More

OurCrowd Has Stellar 2020, Expects Solid 2021: A Discussion with OurCrowd CEO Jon Medved

OurCrowd is a leading venture marketplace where smaller (accredited) investors can participate in private securities offerings alongside really big investors. A recent example is where JumpCloud, an enterprise cloud service provider, raised $100 million in a Series E Round. OurCrowd’s name was alongside high profile… Read More

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