Innovation & Tech

AshtonKutcher Ashton Kutcher fund invests in Israeli company Moovit

The investment will be used to expand the public transit app’s coverage to India and China. Israel-based Moovit, the public transit app serving over 700 cities worldwide, secured a new investment on Tuesday from Sound Ventures, a VC firm founded by Ashton Kutcher and Guy Oseary. Moovit will use the funding to accelerate its growth […]

November 4, 2015
Cancer-Cell Medical Breakthrough: Israeli Researcher Predicts Where Cancer Will Spread

By NoCamels Team, NoCamels An innovative technology developed in Israel may soon be able to predict the spread of cancer from one organ to another, potentially saving the lives of millions of people around the world. The technology, developed at Israel’s Technion – Israel Institute of Technology, has been proven in preliminary laboratory trials, and is […]

November 4, 2015
TLVBerlin SDM Exclusive Interview with Andrea Joras, Managing Director Berlin Partner for Business and Technology

Tel Aviv and Berlin recently signed a game-changing agreement SDM had the opportunity to discuss this exciting new development in relations between Germany and Israel with Andrea Joras, Managing Director Berlin Partner for Business and Technology. SDM: What kind of start-ups do you expect to see use this collaboration? Andrea Joras: Our expectation is that entrepreneurs […]

October 29, 2015
Cybereason Israeli security startup Cybereason raises $59 million in funding round led by Softbank

Robert Hackett, Fortune The Japanese giant has aligned with a fast-rising Israeli security firm. Softbank Corp, a subsidiary of the Japanese telecom conglomerate Softbank Group, has pumped $50 million into Cybereason, a security startup based in Tel Aviv, Israel and Boston, Mass., Cybereason said this week. The funding round—Cybereason’s Series C—totals $59 million and includes […]

October 28, 2015
doctors-in-surgery-635x357 Israeli start-up uses Trojan horse technology to kill cancer cells

By David Shamah, Times of Israel BioSight has figured out a way to fool cancer cells into allowing themselves to be killed off – without harming normal cells BioSight, a medical technology start-up, has developed a technology that enables leukemia patients to avoid the worst effects of chemotherapy. “Our interim results in a major study […]

October 27, 2015
Dentistry Israeli nanotech could improve fillings, breast implants

By Niv Elis, JPost “The whole idea is to make white, tooth-color material more stable in its interface with the tooth, and they will last much longer.” Not many technologies have the potential to affect anything from dental fillings to breast implants, but a new Israeli company called NanoLock thinks its technology can do just […]

October 27, 2015