Big data behavioral analytics company Clarisite raises $5.5m

The Israeli company is moving its headquarters from Petah Tikva to London. Israeli big data behavioral analytics company Clarisite has closed a Series A $5.5 million round of financing led by Lazarus Israel Opportunities Fund, a US-based hedge fund. Clarisite also announced the appointment of London-based Yaron Morgenstern as CEO who will lead the company’s […]

Groundbreaking market opens its doors in Tel Aviv

Four years after the founding of the Sarona Market was announced at an investment of NIS 530 million, Gindi Holdings today opened the groundbreaking culinary market in Tel Aviv’s core. Seeking to “combine the old world with the new world” and inspired by famous markets such as Spain’s La Boqueria, London’s Borough Market, and two famous American markets, […]

Queen Elizabeth II to bestow ‘rare honor’ on Israeli university president

Professor Rivka Carmi, president of Ben-Gurion University, is being recognized for her work on strengthening scientific and academic cooperation between the U.K. and Israel. Queen Elizabeth II will bestow a “rare honor” on Ben-Gurion University President Rivka Carmi, Buckingham Palace has announced. Professor Carmi, the first woman president of an Israeli university, will be made […]

Social enterprise platform Tracx raises $18m

The proceeds will fuel go-to-market capacity, product innovation and global expansion. Next-generation unified social enterprise platform provider TracX has raised $18 million in Series C financing led by Edison Partners, which is investing $10 million. The proceeds will fuel go-to-market capacity, product innovation and global expansion. Existing investors Flybridge Capital, Mousse Partners, Klingenstein, and Fields […]

Dana International to sing in BBC special

Sixteen years after winning Eurovision, Israeli diva invited to take part in special program in honor of European song contest’s 60th anniversary. Sixteen years after winning the Eurovision with her song “Diva,” Dana International has been invited to take part in a special program produced by the British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) ahead of the annual […]

Vying to be the first Israeli-British MP in the U.K.

A self-described ‘Londoner above all else,’ Israel-born Alon Or-Bach aims to represent Labor in Margaret Thatcher’s old seat of Finchley and Golders Green. Alon Or-Bach ticks a lot of boxes when it comes to attractiveness in a politically-correct environment. He’s young, an immigrant, Jewish, progressive, tech-savvy and gay, all of which may serve him well […]