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 of Things will be part of an investors’ roadshow that will take place in Tokyo and Osaka.

More than 200 meetings have been set up for the startups, including with Japanese conglomerates Fujitsu, NEC and Hitachi, the Israel Innovation Authority, which is leading the delegation, said.

There are some 330 startups in Israel in the field of the Internet of Things (IOT) — one in 20 of all startups in Israel — ranging in size from seed stages to revenue generating companies, the authority said.

 

SHOSHANNA SOLOMON, THE TIMES OF ISRAEL

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