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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 Investment in Israeli biofuel and energy efficiency companies is expected to rise in 2011. Groupon entered the Israeli market with its purchase of group coupon savings site Grouper and more details about the Stuxnet worm and the role Israel and America probably played in its creation continue to unfold. For these stories and more, […]

Tweet During the past week, alternative investment marketplace, SecondMarket announced its launch of operations in Israel. The site offers Israeli companies an alternative to VC funding. BrightSource Energy broke ground on the Ivanpah solar plant in California and the US Chamber of Commerce launched the first American-Israeli business council. For these stories and more, see […]

Tweet SecondMarket, a centralized marketplace for the buying and selling of alternative investments, such as shares in private companies,¬†announced earlier today the launch of its operations in Israel. An Israel-specific¬†site that the company set up will provide Israeli companies with the ability to access capital and to facilitate secondary liquidity for shareholders. According to Ranan […]

Tweet During the week of May 30, 2010, Israel’s business ties with Turkey and China were explored and analyzed. Trusteer‘s Amit Klein was named CTO of the Year and SimilarGroup raised $1 million. For these stories and more see this week’s headlines below. Cleantech 1. Investigating the Business and Cultural Ties that Bind Israel to […]

Tweet During the week of March 21, 2010, a plan for Eilat to have Israel’s largest wind farm was revealed. LucidLogix raised $8 million to boost game graphics chips and Wanova’s desktop virtualization software was released. For these stories and more, see this week’s 14 Israel-related headlines below. Cleantech 1. South Korea Looks to Collaborate […]

Tweet During the week of March 7, 2010, SolarEdge was named a Top 10 energy innovator by Fast Company. Digital advertising company Eyeblaster filed for a $115 million IPO and Apple rejected an app for the iPhone that detects radiation from the phone. For these stories and more, see this week’s 10 Israel-related headlines below. […]

Tweet (Catch Media interview from 2007) During the week of February 14, 2010, the Eilat-Eilot International Renewable Energy Conference took place and included the announcement of potential plans for joint solar energy projects between Israel, Egypt and Jordan. News broke that Google is in early talks to acquire Israel’s Catch Media to better compete with […]

Tweet During the week of January 3, 2010, Dot Hill bought storage company Cloverleaf for $12.5 million. China’s Sanhua invested in Israeli solar firm, HelioFocus and new vulnerabilities were discovered in Twitter and Google Calendar. For these stories and more, check below for this week’s 9 Israel-related headlines. Cleantech 1. Are Energy Advances in Israel […]

Tweet During the week of December 27, 2009, Israel’s airport security method was looked upon as a better solution to the current system used at airports in the States. Viewfinity announced that it had raised $8.6 million in funding and 5min was selected Best Startup at the TechAviv Peer Awards. For these stories and more, […]