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OurCrowd Provides Perspective on Portfolio Performance: 35 Exits Since 2013

Securities crowdfunding has been touted as the future of capital formation on this site and the pages of many other newspapers. The traditional venture capital industry has effectively fueled innovative young firms for decades but, too frequently, smaller investors are being cut out of the… Read More

OurCrowd Portfolio Company Zebra Med Receives New FDA Clearance

OurCrowd portfolio company Zebra Medical Vision has received its third FDA clearance for its HealthICH product which is an AI alert for intracranial hemorrhage (ICH), based on head CT scans. The process is said to be the first of its kind. The Zebra Med solution… Read More

OurCrowd Portfolio Company Wave is Acquired by H&R Block for CDN $537 Million

SME financial software platform Wave has been acquired by H&R block for a solid CDN $537 million, according to a blog post on their site. The Canada based firm is also an OurCrowd portfolio company and represents a series of big exits for the crowdfunding… Read More

OurCrowd and Partners Win Tender to Operate Israeli Foodtech Incubator

Following the outsized success of BeyondMeat’s (NASDAQ:BYND) initial public offering, OurCrowd and its partners have received government approval to operate Israel’s Foodtech incubator. OurCrowd, along with Finistere Ventures, a global agrifood investment leader, Tnuva, Israel’s food manufacturer, and Tempo Beverages, the leading Israeli beverage company,… Read More

Report: Insurtech Lemonade Queues Up Initial Public Offering at $2 Billion Valuation

Insurtech Lemonade is going public. This is according to multiple reports indicating the early stage insurance company is going public at an approximate $2 billion valuation. Lemonade last raised capital in April with a $300 million round led by Softbank. Lemonade may seek up to… Read More

OurCrowd Porfolio Company Beyond Meat Tops $100/share as Reports Filter Out About Strong Demand

BeyondMeat

Beyond Meat (NASDAQ:BYND) completed an initial public offering (IPO) in May raising $240 million at a valuation of about $1.5 billion. The unicorn has since bucked the recent IPO trend – rocketing quite a bit higher. As of today, Beyond Meat is trading at over… Read More

OurCrowd Partners With NOAH Advisors to Promote Startup Investments in Europe

Global crowdfunding platform OurCrowd announced on Monday it has joined forces with NOAH Advisors, a European corporate finance boutique and organizer of the NOAH Conferences, to jointly promote startup investments in Europe. Through the partnership, NOAH Advisors will support OurCrowd in expanding its European deal… Read More

OurCrowd Portfolio Company Cannabis Firm BOL Pharma Plans Listing on Toronto Stock Exchange

Cannabis company BOL Pharma (Breath of Life International) is preparing an initial public offering on the Toronto Stock Exchange (TSX). This is according to a company release and a preliminary prospectus filed in Canada. It was reported that BOL will have a valuation of around… Read More

OurCrowd Appoints Former Jefferies Vice Chairman Alec Ellison as Chairman of US Operations

Leading investment crowdfunding platform OurCrowd has announced that Alec Ellison, former Vice Chairman of Jefferies, LLC, and former Chairman of Jefferies’ Technology Investment Banking group, as well as the Founder of Outvest Capital, has been appointed Chairman of the Board of OurCrowd Management for the… Read More

OurCrowd Joins Finistere Ventures In $100 Million Partnership to Invest in Foodtech & Agtech Innovation

Global crowdfunding platform OurCrowd has partnered with Finistere Ventures, along with food manufacturer Tnuva and Tempo Beverages, in a new partnership to invest $100 million in Foodtech and Agtech innovation. Finistere Ventures is a global agrifood investment firm. Tnuva is Israel’s largest food manufacturer and… Read More

OurCrowd Leads $7 Million Funding Round in 3D Imaging Firm MultiVu

MultiVu, a tech company creating 3D imaging solutions, has closed on a $7 million seed round led by OurCrowd – Israel’s most active venture investor. OurCrowd was joined by Cardumen Capital and Hong Kong-based investment firm Junson Capital. MultiVu said it intends to use the… Read More

OurCrowd Portfolio Company Zebra Medical Vision Receives FDA Approval for AI Product

Zebra Medical Vision, a medical imaging analytics company, has received FDA 510(k) clearance for “HealthPNX – an AI alert for pneumothorax (PNX), based on chest X-rays.” Zebra is an OurCrowd portfolio company. Pneumothorax is described as a condition in which there is an accumulation of… Read More

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

BeyondMeat

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

Insurtech Lemonade Raises $300 Million in Round Led by SoftBank

Insurtech Lemonade has raised more money. The company revealed today that it has raised $300 million in a round led by SoftBank. The round included the participation of several well-known investors including leading crowdfunding platform OurCrowd, a company that has long held Lemonade in its… Read More

Unicorn #5: OurCrowd Portfolio Company Klook Raises $425 Million

OurCrowd portfolio company, Hong Kong-based Klook, has raised $425 million in funding in a Series D round led by Softbank Vision Fund. Klook is a travel activity and services booking platform. Klook said it raised $225 million in Series D+ funding increasing the company’s total… Read More

OurCrowd Portfolio Company Bouqs Seeks to Disrupt Online Florist Business. Better Flowers, Lower Price – Just What Consumers Want & Need

The Bouqs Company is a new spin on an old business model. In the US, flower delivery is currently dominated by just a few players we all know that effectively use the same business model. Just Google flower delivery and you can tally them up…. 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 Portfolio Company Zebra to Collaborate with HealthNet Global

HealthNet Global (HNG), part of the Apollo Hospitals Group, India and Zebra Medical Vision, an AI Imaging software company, have announced a new collaboration that will focus on validating and deploying AI-based tools at scale across India. The Apollo Hospitals Group is Asia’s largest and… 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

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