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Thailand’s RISE and Israel’s OurCrowd Introduce ROCX Exponential Fund

OurCrowd, a global digital investment platform, and RISE, the corporate innovation powerhouse based out of Southeast Asia, announced the launch of the ROCX (Rise OurCrowd Exponential) Fund. The $50 million fund is Thailand’s “first” Israel-focused VC fund and “will invest in early-stage deep technologies in… Read More

OurCrowd CEO Talks About Impact of War in Israel, Hopes for Expanding Abraham Accords

OurCrowd CEO Jon Medved spoke with the BBC to share his thoughts on the war in Israel and its impact on his business as well as his aspirations to expand upon the successful Abraham Accords. In 2020, a breakthrough was made in normalizing diplomatic and… Read More

Top Global Investment Platform OurCrowd Issues Statement on War

OurCrowd, one of the largest global securities crowdfunding platforms in operation, has issued a statement on the ongoing war in Israel. OurCrowd’s headquarters are based in Jerusalem, and many of its investments are in the tech firms within the hot Israeli startup scene. In the… Read More

OurCrowd Enlists Airwallex to Streamline Investment Process

OurCrowd, one of the largest securities crowdfunding platforms in the world, has signed up Airwallex to streamline the investing process.  The Airwallex service was actually integrated several months back, with more than a third of OurCrowd’s funding going through Airwallex, typically completed in under 24… Read More

OurCrowd Signs Agreement to Partner with Government of Uruguay on Tech Incubator

OurCrowd, one of the largest digital marketplaces providing access to capital for private firms as well as investment opportunity for smaller investors, has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the government of Uruguay. Under the agreement, OurCrowd will partner with the Ministry of Industry,… Read More

President of Israel Opens OurCrowd Global Summit on 10th Anniversary of Investment Platform

The OurCrowd Global Investor Summit opened with Israeli President Isaac Herzog addressing the crowd at an event that claimed around 9000 registrations – the largest ever for OurCrowd. Attendees included over 1700 individual investors, 1000+ multi-national corporations, 630+ venture capitalists, and hundreds of members of… Read More

For First Time, OurCrowd Global Summit Welcomes Delegation from Morocco

  This week, top global investment marketplace OurCrowd is holding its Global Investor Summit in Israel. The event is the largest of its kind as investors and entrepreneurs from around the world to convene to discuss opportunities in innovative private firms. For the first time,… Read More

OurCrowd CEO Reflects on Global Venture Market: 2021 was Record Year, 2022 Has Been Flat

Recently global investment platform OurCrowd announced that it had topped $2 billion in capital commitments on its platform. OurCrowd is based in Israel but caters to a global market of both investors and private firms in need of growth capital. When the milestone was announced,… Read More

Global Investment Platform OurCrowd Launches AI Hub in Abu Dhabi

In partnership with the Abu Dhabi Investment Office (ADIO), OurCrowd has announced the launch of a global artificial intelligence (AI) hub.  Based at Abu Dhabi Global Market (ADGM)  Hub71, the AI hub has been named Integrated Data Intelligence Ltd (IDI) and will develop easily adoptable… Read More

OurCrowd Partners with Indian JITO Angel Network

Global investment crowdfunding platform OurCrowd has partnered with India-based JITO Angel Network (JAN). According to multiple reports, the deal is for OurCrowd to provide access to investment opportunities for JITO’s members. OurCrowd is one of the largest digital VC platforms in the world that provides… Read More

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

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