Tagged: jon medved

OurCrowd Celebrates Two More Portfolio Exits: Nike Nabs Invertex & Uber Aquires JUMP

It’s raining exits for leading global equity crowdfunding platform OurCrowd. The Israeli platform two celebrated two portfolio in the last twenty four hours: Invertex will be acquired by Nike and JUMP is to be acquired by Uber. These two exits now the total of OurCrowd portfolio companies… Read More

Edgybees Raises $5.5 Million Backed by OurCrowd, Motorola Solutions Venture Capital, Verizon Ventures, 8VC, Aspect Ventures and NFX

Edgybees has raised $5.5 million in seed funding backed by leading global crowdfunding platform OurCrowd along with Motorola Solutions Venture Capital, Verizon Ventures, 8VC, NFX, and Aspect Ventures Edgybees has created augmented reality (AR) technology that may utilized on drones and other vehicles designed to help… Read More

OurCrowd, Along with Three of its Portfolio Companies, Recognized as World’s Most Innovative Companies

OurCrowd, a leading global equity crowdfunding platform, and three of its portfolio companies that have raised capital on the OurCrowd platform, have been recognized as the World’s Most Innovative Companies as part of the annual Fast Company list for 2018. The top ten companies in… Read More

OurCrowd Leads the Way in Global Investment Crowdfunding

OurCrowd is arguably a vital variable in the rise of Israel’s claim to be the leading nation when it comes to entrepreneurial innovation. The country has established itself as a hotbed for early stage tech firms in a diverse array of sectors. Today, most all… Read More

Israeli Private Individuals Investing on OurCrowd Now Entitled to Significant Tax Deductions

Today the OurCrowd Global Summit 2018 opens in Jerusalem, Israel, reportedly the largest equity crowdfunding event in the world, and the largest investor event in the entire Middle East. The event will bring together Corporate partners, including GE, Honda, DuPont, Samsung, entrepreneurs, global delegations from… Read More

OurCrowd’s Labs/02 Set to Invest Up to 100 Early Stage Companies Over the Next 10 Years with Israel Innovation Authority Support

OurCrowd, a leading global equity crowdfunding platform, announced on Wednesday its Labs/02 seed stage incubator will invest in up to 10 early-stage companies over the next ten years. According to OurCrowd, the incubator, which is a partnership amount the crowdfunding platform, Motorola Solutions (NYSE: MSI),… Read More

OurCrowd Has Raised $650 Million for 145 Startups, On Track to Surpass $1 Billion in 2018

OurCrowd, a leading global equity crowdfunding platform, has announced detailed results of its platform performance as it prepares for its annual OurCrowd Summit, an event that expects over 10,000 participants from around the world.  The Israel-based investment platform shared that, to date, OurCrowd has raised… Read More

OurCrowd Launches “Cognitiv” – a $100 Million Fund Targeting Early Stage Companies in AI, Robotics, IoT & More

OurCrowd, one of the largest crowdfunding platforms in the world, has launched a new $100 million global fund labeled “Cognitiv.” This specialized fund will focus on early-stage companies that leverage AI, IoT, robotics, digital manufacturing and more. Cognitiv is on a mission to fund tomorrow’s category… Read More

Crowdfunding Platform OurCrowd to Hold Largest Investment Summit Ever as 10,000 People Expected to Attend

OurCrowd, a leading global equity crowdfunding platform, says registration numbers have rocketed for its upcoming Global Investor Summit taking place on February 1st. OurCrowd reports that more than 10,000 individuals have registered for the event with participation from 80 different countries.  Participants also include over… Read More

OurCrowd Selects Roland Wee as Managing Director for Asia

OurCrowd, a leading global equity crowdfunding platform, has announced the appointment of Roland Wee as Managing Director of the company’s Asia operations. OurCrowd said that Wee will serve as a “key addition” to its management team to spearhead its continued growth and success in the… Read More

OurCrowd Backs Nexa3D, Maker of Professional Grade 3D Printers

OurCrowd, one of the largest equity crowdfunding platforms in the world, has invested in Nexa3D maker of ultra-fast Stereolithography professional-grade 3D printers.  OurCrowd was joined in the investment by XYZprinting bringing total investment to $10 million. As part of the investment, XYZprinting has agreed to manufacture… Read More

OurCrowd Builds Innovation Bridge Between Israel, Australia & New Zealand

OurCrowd, a global investment crowdfunding platform, has created an innovation bridge connecting Israel and Australia / New Zealand. The comments come during the 100th anniversary of the liberation of Be’er Sheva by the Australia New Zealand Army Corp (ANZAC), and a visit to Israel by… Read More

OurCrowd Joins in Funding Klook Along with Goldman Sachs, Sequoia China & Matrix Partners

Klook, Asia’s largest in-destination services booking platform, has raised nearly $60 million in a Series C funding round.  The financing was led by Sequoia China which also led the Series B Funding. Goldman Sachs and Matrix Partners joined in the round. OurCrowd, a leading global investment… Read More

OurCrowd Expands with Office in Spain, Partners with Spanish-Israeli VC Cardumen Capital

Global crowdfunding platform OurCrowd has established a new office in Spain thus expanding its operational footprint in Europe. The additional office, located  in Madrid’s financial district of the Paseo de la Castellana, brings OurCrowd’s global locations to multiple countries with the US, Canada, Australia, Singapore… Read More

Asian Invasion: OurCrowd CEO Jon Medved Discusses New China Fund

Asia is hot when it comes to technology. Perhaps more so regarding Fintech as it is the largest internet finance market in the world. Israel is globally known as the Innovation Nation. Global equity crowdfunding platform OurCrowd is helping to boost the Israel – China… Read More

First Mobility Only Fund in Israel Includes Equity Crowdfunding Leader OurCrowd

Maniv Mobility has announced the close of the first mobility-only fund in Israel. The $40 million fund includes several high profile names including Valeo, InMotion Ventures (part of Jaguar Land Rover) and leading global crowdfunding platform OurCrowd. The intent of the fund is to act… Read More

Prominent VC Joins OurCrowd GP Investment Team

OurCrowd, a leading global equity crowdfunding platform, has announced that Eli Nir has joined the firm as Senior Investment Partner. Nir was previously at Amiti Venture Capital, a leading early stage VC based in Israel, where he was a partner and investment committee member since… Read More

OurCrowd Creates Unique Collaboration with LetsVenture, India’s Largest Marketplace for Startup Funding

OurCrowd, a leading equity crowdfunding platform, has signed a strategic collaboration agreement with LetsVenture, India’s largest marketplace for startup funding. The agreement means that OurCrowd will offer deals to Indian investor syndicates managed by LetsVenture. Simultaneously, OurCrowd will showcase Indian startups on its crowdfunding platform… Read More

OurCrowd to Match World’s Largest Companies with Startups with Launch of OurNetwork

OurCrowd, a global leader in equity crowdfunding, has announced a new platform designed to match global companies with innovative startups called OurNetwork. The world is getting smaller and sophisticated international corporations must tap into emerging disruptive firms to compete. OurCrowd has created this matchmaking platform… Read More

OurCrowd Sets Up Tech Incubator in Israel with the Backing of Motorola, Reliance Industries & Yissum

OurCrowd, a leading equity crowdfunding platform, has partnered with Motorola Solutions (NYSE: MSI), Reliance Industries (NSE: Reliance) and Yissum Technology Transfer Company of the Hebrew University of Jerusalem, to operate an “innovation technology incubator” that will support the growth of early stage startups in Jerusalem.  The… Read More