By Shirit Gal On Wednesday, February 28th, 2018

Israeli Startup to Create Virtual Currency for Marshall Islands Government

Israeli company, Neema, will create a virtual currency for the Marshall Islands government, which will be issued during 2018. TheMarshall Islands is a collection of more than 1,100 islands and islets in the Pacific, More...

By Jewish Business News On Tuesday, December 12th, 2017

Issuing Digital Currency on the Way to Regulation in Israel

    In light of the meteoric rise in the value of the Bitcoin and the storm generated by the digital currency in the financial world, the Securities Authority is examining three models – the Swiss More...

By Jewish Business News On Thursday, November 30th, 2017

Tuliptime Bubble in Full Bloom: Bitcoin Breaks Through $10,000       

Uber, the world’s largest taxi company, does not own vehicles. Facebook, the world’s most popular media company, produces no content. Alibaba, the world’s most valuable retailer, has no inventory. More...

By Jewish Business News On Monday, September 25th, 2017

University of California Retirement Plan Among Bank Hapoalim Buyers

    Citigroup has responded to the entry of American investors into Bank Hapoalim of Israel and said that the American buyers will want to take on a management role in the bank, although Shari Arison More...

By Dan Arkin On Sunday, September 24th, 2017
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Shari Arison Selling 49% of Israel’s Largest Bank Hapoalim for $930 Million

Shari Arison   Shari Arison is selling 49% of her stake in Arison Holdings, which holds 20%, the controlling stake, in Bank Hapoalim (in fact 10% of the bank). A non-binding memorandum of understanding was More...

By Jewish Business News On Wednesday, June 28th, 2017

Blockchain: The Beginning of Next Generation and New Era of the Internet

  Blockchain, or distributed ledger technology, could soon give rise to a new internet era even more disruptive and transformative than the current one, according to a white paper, Realizing the Potential More...

By Jewish Business News On Wednesday, June 14th, 2017

Israeli Blockchain Startup Bancor Raises $153 Million in Less Than Three Hours

  An initial coin offering (ICO) for an Israel-based prediction market blockchain startup called Bancor, has set a new blockchain industry record, raising a bit more than $153 million as part of a crowdsale. 10,885 More...

By Jewish Business News On Tuesday, March 28th, 2017

Israeli Cyber Startup Waterfall Security Teams With Insurance Specialists

Israeli cyber security specialist Waterfall Security Solutions and insurance specialists THB and CNA Hardy have entered into a partnership to provide a new cyber security protection package for industrial businesses More...

By Jewish Business News On Sunday, March 19th, 2017

KKR, CDPQ Acquire Onex’s USI Insurance for About $2 Billion

  Global investment firm KKR (Kohlberg Kravis Roberts), and Canadian Caisse de dépôt et placement du Québec (CDPQ), a long-term institutional investor, have announced their joint acquisition of USI Insurance More...

By Jewish Business News On Thursday, October 6th, 2016

Norwegian Central Bank Buys Additional Israel’s Discount Bank Stake

Last week Israel Discount Bank raised $127 million in a share offering at $1.83 per share, with a further $59.29 million to be raised in options. Now it was reported that the Norway’s central bank Norges More...


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