Innovation & Tech

Israeli Startups Head to Japan for Investor Roadshow

Israeli startups HeraMed, which makes a home fetal-monitoring system and Power Tags, which has created disposable wearable devices to allow real-time tracking of people and assets, are among the companies that will be pitching their technologies to Japanese customers and investors this week. A delegation of 11 Israeli companies from the field of the Internet […]

Israeli Upstart Vidac Raises $9M for Cancer

Israeli startup Vidac Pharma has raised $9 million in a Series A raise with the financial boost being led by a new investor, the $100 million Israel Biotech Fund–which has chosen Vidac for its first investment. Existing investors, including Mivtach Shamir Holdings, also participated in the financing, with the cash being used toward its Phase […]

Israeli Company Joins Intel and BMW to Develop Driverless Cars

BMW, Intel and Israel’s Mobileye said on Friday they will collaborate to make “self-driving vehicles a reality and available for production by 2021.” The path to the driverless car is “complex and will require solutions that integrate intelligence across the network, from door locks to the data center,” the three companies said at a joint […]

Israeli Start-up’s Headphones Adapt to People’s Unique Earprints

Danny Aronson, a classically trained composer, and his San Francisco-based technologist friend Ofer Raz, with backing from the First- Time fund, which is a part of TheTime group, decided to build a headphone that could adapt to any person’s unique “earprint,” or audiogram. The headphones, painted a striking white for the right side and black for […]

Israeli Non-Profit Organization Opens Doors for Disadvantaged Kids

Today Machshava Tova has expanded its activities and has over 12 centers spanning the country, from Afula to Beersheba. The computer centers work with teenagers and children, job seekers and people with special needs, and provides them with basic and advanced PC literacy skills for work and recreational purposes and hands-on experience. The organization today […]

Israeli PM Netanyahu Meets with Italian PM Renzi

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, today (Monday, 27 June 2016), in Rome, met with Italian Prime Minister Matteo Renzi, after being welcomed with an honor guard and the national anthems of both countries. Prime Minister Netanyahu and his Italian counterpart agreed on the continued strengthening of bilateral cooperation in the security, economic and cyber spheres. They […]