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Tweet A new venture set up by General Electric (GE), ConocoPhillips, and NRG Energy has plans to potentially invest part of its $300 million in early-stage technology firms from Israel. Gesture control company Omek Interactive has raised an undisclosed sum from investors and Iway and Cellcom have launched the first full entertainment and Internet system […]

Tweet TechAviv, a global organization that brings together Israeli hi-tech founders and investors, held its final event for 2010 in Herzliyya last night. The event began with Michael Eisenberg of Benchmark Capital discussing his Hummus Manifesto – the problems facing Israeli success in the Internet industry and some solutions. Following the presentation, he and six […]

Tweet The Jerusalem Business Networking Forum had its monthly meetup earlier this week. Titled “Making Great Start-ups”, the discussion was led by Teddy Nehmad of C-Capital who gave tips on creating a good business that’s attractive to investors and also discussed issues the venture capital industry is currently dealing with. In the clip above Nehmad […]

Tweet The investment gap in Israel that has been left open by VCs in recent years is about to be partially filled with the recent launch of JANVEST. JANVEST is an investment fund that pools together the money of angel investors in the United States and invests in Israeli startups with it. Founded by Danny Yatom, […]

Tweet Emefcy technology uses bacteria that can produce electricity from wastewater, such as this lagoon. Photo courtesy of Emefcy Globes is reporting that Israeli sewage technology company Emefcy has raised $5 million for a commercial pilot. Founded in 2007 Eytan Levy and Ronen Shechter, Emefcy‘s main product, the MEGAWATTER system aids the management of wastewater by […]

Tweet During the week of October 25, 2009, Deloitte named its Fast 50 for the Israel region, listing PicScout #4 with a growth rate the past year of 3277%. 15 UK-Israeli science projects received research grants from The British Council totaling £365,000 and cyber crimes, which have become a national priority for Israel, the U.S. […]

Tweet Despite the economic downturn, Israel’s startup scene is as strong and vibrant as ever. Just as the innovation hasn’t stopped, neither has the need for outside funding to develop these exciting technologies. Several conferences and forums have been organized in the past few weeks to maximize the access of Israeli startups to the funding […]

Tweet The 12th annual Israel Journey took place earlier today in Tel Aviv. During the conference, which is organized by Ernst & Young Israel and Israeli business newspaper, Globes, Globes announced its top 10 Israeli companies for 2008-2009 as follows: YCD Multimedia Ltd. Tulip Medical Ltd. Dune Networks, Ltd. Aternity Inc. Payoneer, Inc. N-Trig, Ltd. […]