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Tweet Two big deals were announced during the week of February 8, 2009. Solar energy company BrightSource inked the largest solar energy deal ever that will help power Southern California, while Web 2.0 news and blog recommendation engine, Outbrain raised an impressive $12 million. Google Israel announced that it will be restructuring and Dell introduced […]

Tweet After watching some of the livestream of the TechAviv founder-investor’s meetup in Herziliyya last month and posting  about it, I had the opportunity to attend the monthly meetup last Thursday and listen in person to Israeli startups, SundaySky, FlyScreen and HYPick present their technologies.  After SundaySky co-founder Yaniv Axen spoke about the company’s impressive dynamic […]

Tweet While attending a VC Cafe meetup in Tel Aviv last week, I had the opportunity to meet Henry Broodney, co-founder and COO of the Israel-based business continuity software company, InGrid Networks. The company’s data protection suite provides small businesses with solutions for backup and recovery and disaster recovery for desktops, laptops and servers by “leveraging existing […]

Tweet Globes reported yesterday that Google Israel, which has been behind Google Trends and YouTube Annotations among other features, will be restructuring its presence in Israel and creating a Google – Israel R&D Center. According to the article, the new center will combine Google’s R&D operations in Tel Aviv and Haifa but will still allow […]

Tweet During the week of February 1, 2009, SemantiNet released a Beta version of its FireFox add-on, Headup to the public and Shai Agassi talked electric cars at TED. Commtouch partnered with MailChannels and promising Israeli startups presented their technologies at the TechAviv meetup in Herziliyya. For these stories and more, check  below for the […]

Tweet Magic Software Enterprises, Ltd., a provider of application platforms and business and process integration solutions, announced yesterday the general availability of  its latest SaaS offering for CRM, the Data Replicator for  Designed to provide automatic, real-time data back-up for organizations using, Data Replicator allows organizations to now “rapidly and easily reproduce any […]

Tweet Microsoft Israel announced earlier this month that it is making its DreamSpark program available to students in high-school and university in Israel. According to the site, the program – which will provide $10 million in equipment – enables students to “download professional-level Microsoft developer [and design] tools to advance your learning and skills through […]

Tweet Globes reported today that SAP’s recent announcement that it was cutting 6% of its global workforce (3,000 jobs) would likely include some layoffs to its Israel division.   Despite its reaching €3.5 billion revenue for the fourth quarter in 2008, SAP’s software sales were down 7%. According to Globes, SAP co-CEO Leo Apotheker said, “The […]

Tweet Earlier this month, Jon Brodkin of Network World named Axxana to his list, “10 start-ups to watch in ’09“. Today, he included the enterprise storage company as one of five vendors who are pushing flash technology for the enterprise in “How flash is changing storage…” In October 2008, Axxana exited stealth mode at the Storage Networking World […]

Tweet During the week of January 18, 2009, business was back to normal for better and for worse. Announcements were made that Israel is planning the largest desal plant and Varonis and SAManage received funding. On the other end, the Israel Venture Capital Research Center released VC funding numbers for the fourth quarter of 2008 […]