Tel Aviv University’s Ramot raises $23.5 million

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Singapore’s Temasek, India’s Tata and SanDisk have invested in the technology transfer company’s Momentum Fund. Tel Aviv University‘s tech transfer company Ramot has closed funding for a $23.5 million fund that will be called the Momentum Fund. Ramot has signed a strategic agreement with Temasek, a Singapore-based investment company, which will be the second investor […]

November 20, 2014
Winter_PrideGeneral4 Tel Aviv planning winter gay pride festival

New campaign aims to attract LGBT tourists from all around the world to Israel during Christmas holiday. Tel Aviv’s gay pride events, which took place in the city in June, were hugely successful and attracted tens of thousands of gay tourists from around the world, leaving the municipality and Tourism Ministry hungry for more. Consequently, […]

November 20, 2014
SmartCity Tel Aviv wins World’s Smartest City award

Tel Aviv Municipality wins World Smart City award as part of Smart City Expo in Barcelona; beats 250 competitors. The Tel Aviv Municipality beat 250 cities from across the globe to receive the World Smart Cities Award, a competition launched as part of the Smart City Expo World Congress in Barcelona this week. The Smart […]

November 20, 2014
JetBlue's Live From T5 Concert Series Presents James Blunt James Blunt adds Tel Aviv tour date

British pop star, who recently called his debut hit ‘annoying,’ to stop in Israel February The British singer-songwriter James Blunt will perform in Tel Aviv for the first time on February 7, 2015, according to his website. Blunt, who rose to fame with the chart-topping 2005 single “You’re Beautiful,” will perform in Tel Aviv’s Nokia […]

November 19, 2014
battlehacktelaviv2 PayPal Crowns Israeli Programmers “Ultimate Hackers for Good”

A pair of programmers from Israel wins the $100,000 grand prize for AirHop app concept, at PayPal’s global Battle Hack. Israeli programmers Shai Mishali and Pavel Kaminsky won the $100,000 grand prize – and the title “Ultimate Hackers for Good” — at PayPal’s Battle Hack world hackathon held November 16-17 in California. “Geeks” from 14 […]

November 19, 2014
ronengoldmanglasses Israeli Photographer Ronen Goldman’s Surreal Images Bring Dreams To Life

Every photograph starts out with a dream or a fragment of a dream that Israeli photographer Ronen Goldman remembers. With a keen interest in the subconscious mind and dreams, Goldman has spent months at a time transforming images from his mind into a single expressive photograph. His current project, “The Surrealistic Pillow,” has been a […]

November 18, 2014