Innovation & Tech

JFrog---Company-photo-small-size800 Funding for Israeli high-tech hits all-time high

Idan Rabi, Globes Israeli tech companies raised $4.43 billion in 2015, 30% more than in 2014. The number of deals was also a record. 2015 was a record year for fund raising by Israel’s high tech industry. Israeli tech companies raised $4.43 billion last year in 708 deals, according to figures released today by IVC […]

January 25, 2016
Altair-semiconductor Sony to buy chip firm Altair to bolster its IoT business

By David Shamah, Times of Israel Altair Semiconductors, makers of always-on 4G communication chips, will soon become the Japanese conglomerate’s Israeli R&D center The latest multinational to take advantage of Israeli tech is Japanese conglomerate Sony – which is buying Hod Hasharon-based Altair Semiconductors, a developer of 4G (LTE) chips for devices. Read more at […]

January 22, 2016
ap800 Israeli cloud solutions company GigaSpaces raises $20m

GigaSpaces provides pure-play cloud orchestration and data scalability platforms. Israeli cloud solutions company GigaSpaces Technologies Inc. has raised over $20 million in a new financing round. The investment was led by Claridge Israel (CI), a partnership between Claridge Inc., the Stephen R. Bronfman Family Office, and la Caisse de dépôt et placement du Québec (CDPQ), […]

January 21, 2016
Medical_device-635x357 Israel to provide India with better, cheaper health care

By David Shamah, Times of Israel A new program by a World Bank-associated group could see local firms get a foothold in one of the world’s most emerging economies Already close collaborators in areas like defense and agritech, Israel and India will soon be working together on health technologies, through the good offices of the […]

January 18, 2016
Liberia Liberia thanks Israel for helping to wipe out its Ebola outbreak

By Judy Siegel-Itzkovich, JPost Visiting Liberian senate president says his nation has great admiration for Israel and “can learn much from you in the fields of innovation, technology, agriculture and medical research.” Liberia’s senate president Armah Zolu Jallah, making the first visit to Israel by any head of his country’s parliament, thanked this country for […]

January 18, 2016
Using images from multiple sensors, freeD technology utilizes a unique way of reorganizing pixels in space, allowing a live representation of reality for free dimensional video. Provided by freeD Intel announces collaboration with Israeli sports tech company

Intel strengthens its ties to Israel through a partnership with Israeli company Replay Technologies At the 2016 Consumer Electronic Show, CEO Brian Krzanich announced further collaboration with Israel through a partnership with Israeli start-up Replay Technologies. Through Replay’s “freeD” technology, users are given the opportunity to experience and interact with sports in an entirely new way. According to Israel21C: “Reeplay’s proprietary “freeD” […]

January 12, 2016