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OurCrowd Portfolio Company BioCatch Works With Experian to Boost Fraud Detection by 73%

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BioCatch, a behavioral biometrics firm that seeks to uncover attempts at fraud, has partnered with Experian on fraud detection. According to a release, the two companies combined proved that layering multiple identity and fraud detection capabilities can help authenticate legitimate customers, improve their experience, and… Read More

Diplomatic Thaw: As Arab Countries Open Relations with Israel, OurCrowd Sees Opportunity

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OurCrowd, a leading global investment crowdfunding platform that is based in Israel, is well-positioned to take advantage of the improving relations in the middle east. Last month, Israel and the United Arab Emirates (UAE) announced the normalization of diplomatic relations. The official signing of the… Read More

SEC Broadens Definition of Accredited Investor to Include Certain Sophistication Measures

As widely anticipated, the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) updated the definition of an Accredited Investor expanding the rule by adding certain sophistication criteria. The current definition defines an individual who earns over $200,000 a year ($300,000 if married) as accredited. If an individual has… Read More

OurCrowd Sees Investment Opportunity in New UAE – Israel Diplomatic Normalization

This past week, it was announced that Israel has established diplomatic relations with the United Arab Emirates (UAE), a ground-breaking shift in foreign relations for a volatile region. The deal was announced by President Trump, Israel, and the UAE that the countries have agreed to… Read More

Koch Disruptive Technologies Invests in Sight Diagnostics Alongside OurCrowd in $71 Million Series D

Koch Disruptive Technologies has announced an investment in Sight Diagnostics alongside global crowdfunding platform OurCrowd. Sight Diagnostics is a long time portfolio company of OurCrowd. The Series D funding raised a solid $71 million. Total funding now tops $124 million. A valuation of the Medtech… Read More

OurCrowd CEO Jon Medved: Smart venture capitalists and other investors know that downturns often become the best venture vintages

OurCrowd is one of the largest investment crowdfunding platforms in the world. Based in Israel but investing globally, OurCrowd reports over $1.5 billion in committed capital and a growing number of institutional investors. Since platform launch, OurCrowd has had over 35 exits including high profile… Read More

Insurtech Lemonade Prices IPO Higher than Expected, Shares Pop on First Day of Trading on NYSE

Lemonade (NYSE:LMND), a fast-growing Insurtech firm, completed its initial public offering (IPO) today on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE). Earlier today it was reported that at the last minute Lemonade bumped up its planned offering price to $29 a share. Apparently, that was not… Read More

Lemonade Increases Target Price of IPO, Shares Scheduled to Trade on NYSE July 2nd

Lemonade, a fast-growing Insurtech firm, has upped its initial public offering (IPO) share price range according to an updated S-1 filing. Shares are expected to trade on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) on Thursday under the ticker symbol “LMND.” It was last reported that… Read More

Thousands Attend OurCrowd Pandemic Innovation Conference, the First Global Virtual Event Focused on Pandemic Investment

OurCrowd, a global venture investing platform, reports that thousands of investors from 80 different countries will participate in a virtual event the OurCrowd Pandemic Innovation Conference. OurCrowd states that investors, VCs, corporate executives, government officials as well as the press are participating in the online… Read More

OurCrowd Pandemic Innovation Conference – Virtual

 A deep dive into the challenges and opportunities created by the pandemic crisis, spotlighting breakthrough technologies addressing everything from prevention and cure to social distancing and food supply Investors, entrepreneurs, venture capitalists, corporate executives, and others will get access to top speakers and content, one-on-one… Read More

Fintech Firms in Israel Received $1.8 Billion in Total Investments in 2019, with OurCrowd, Sequoia Making Substantial Contributions

  A record $1.8 billion was invested in Israel’s Fintech sector in 2019, which represented a 107% increase compared to 2018 when financial technology firms attracted $800 million in total investments. Israel is currently ranked fifth, globally, in terms of total Fintech investments, according to… Read More

Life During COVID: OurCrowd Schedules Pandemic Innovation Virtual Conference Exploring Tech Fueled by the Pandemic Pivot

OurCrowd, a global leader in online capital formation for early-stage ventures, has scheduled the OurCrowd Pandemic Innovation Conference on June 22nd. The virtual event will cover the latest tech solutions pertaining to the Coronavirus including vaccinations, treatments, prevention, and more. The virtual event will also… Read More

OurCrowd Portfolio Company MigVax Works on COVID-19 Vaccine, Appoints Former Teva Exec as New Chairman

  OurCrowd portfolio company, MigVax Corp., an Israeli company developing a vaccine for COVID-19, has selected Eyal Desheh as chairman of its board of directors. Desheh has previously served as an executive at Teva Pharmaceuticals, Check Point Software Technologies and currently is on the Board… Read More

Insurtech Lemonade Files for Initial Public Offering on NYSE

Lemonade, one of the most prominent Insurtechs in the US, has filed an S-1 for an initial public offering (IPO) on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE). Co-founded by CEO Daniel Schreiber and Shai Wininger, Lemonade seeks to disrupt the traditional insurance market with consumer-friendly… Read More

New $100 Million Pandemic Innovation Fund Launched by OurCrowd

  OurCrowd, the world’s largest investment crowdfunding platform, has announced the launch of a $100 million Pandemic Innovation Fund. OurCrowd has long held an interest in Medtech/Biotech, today OurCrowd is focusing more energy on healthcare and digital transformation as it seeks to raise $100 million… Read More

Job Creating Machine: OurCrowd Portfolio Companies Need 354 New Employees Right Now

OurCrowd, the world’s largest investment crowdfunding platform, is reporting that the number of job openings at its portfolio companies has risen to 354, with 90 new job vacancies added since the start of April. OurCrowd is based in Israel and 41 of the jobs are… Read More

OurCrowd Portfolio Company Zebra Medical Gains 5th FDA Clearance, OurCrowd Predicts Renaissance in Medical Innovation

OurCrowd portfolio company Zebra Medical Vision, a deep-learning Medtech company, has announced its fifth FDA 510(k) clearance for its Vertebral Compression Fractures (VCF) product. The VCF product expands the company’s growing “AI1” (all-in-one) bundle of FDA cleared AI solutions. The company explains that nearly half… Read More

OurCrowd backs Hub Security, a Startup that Offers Military-Grade Cybersecurity Solutions for Fintech, Blockchain & More

OurCrowd has invested in Hub Security, a startup that offers military-grade cybersecurity solutions for Fintech, cloud, blockchain, and data storage in general, in a $5 million Series A funding round led by AXA Ventures. Details of the investment were not announced. Moshe Raines, Partner at… Read More

OurCrowd Portfolio Company Kryon Accelerates COVID-19 Testing

OurCrowd portfolio company Kryon has announced a solution in collaboration with the Information Systems and Digital Division at Clalit Health Services, the largest health service organization in Israel. Kryon’s solution automates a critical process of uploading COVID-19 test results. In Israel, each lab is performing… Read More

OurCrowd Portfolio Company enVirid Raises $20 Million Series B

OurCrowd portfolio company enVerid Systems, a leader in HVAC technology, has closed on a $20 million Series B round of financing led by Breakthrough Energy Ventures. enVerid’s HVAC products significantly lower upfront system costs and reduce annual energy consumption by 20-30% while improving indoor air… Read More

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