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

Apple Buys Israel’s Facial Recognition AI Startup RealFace, Report

Adi Eckhouse Barzilai, RealFace   US giant Apple has bought Israeli startup RealFace Technology, a leading developer of facial recognition technology, according to report by Hebrew website Calcalist on More...

By Jewish Business News On Friday, February 17th, 2017

Airbnb Paid $200 Million for Canadian Rival Luxury Retreats, Report

Airbnb founders L-R Brian Chesky, Joe Gebbia and Nathan Blecharczyk – Source Airbnb Airbnb just paid a rumored $200 million for Montreal-based short-term rental site Luxury Retreats International. According More...

By Shai Genish On Sunday, February 12th, 2017

Ruth Wertheimer, Daughter of Stef Wertheimer, Sold Servotronix to Chinese Company Midea at $170 Million Valuation

  Ruth Wertheimer, the daughter of industrialist Stef Wertheimer, who sold his flagship company Iscar to Warren Buffett, has made her own exit. Iscar, a maker of cutting tools bought by Buffett in a two-stage More...

Xix buys flok
By Jewish Business News On Tuesday, January 24th, 2017

Israel’s Acquires Israeli CRM Company Flok

Israeli web site building company Ltd. (Nasdaq: Wix) has entered into an agreement to acquire flok, a customer relations and engagement (CRM) platform. The purchase price has not yet been revealed. The More...

By Jewish Business News On Wednesday, January 4th, 2017

U.S SocialCode Buys Israeli Predictive Marketing Startup MentAd

  US media and analytics company SocialCode has acquired Israeli startup MentAd, the developer of a predictive marketing technology platform to deliver additional scale and performance to social, mobile More...

By Ilan Shavit On Wednesday, January 4th, 2017

Blackstone to Buy Music-Rights Company Sesac

Blackstone Group, which is lead by Stephen Schwarzman, has entered into an agreement to acquire the only U.S music rights organization SESAC Holdings from Rizvi Traverse Management. Although financial terms More...

By Jewish Business News On Wednesday, December 28th, 2016

CreditPlace Buys SMB Invoices for $20.7 Million

Tel Aviv based Financial technology startup CreditPlace, which operates Israel’s first digital factoring arena, is purchasing Small and Mid-sized Businesses’ (SMB) invoices for NIS 80 million ($20.7 million). CreditPlace More...

By Shai Genish On Sunday, December 25th, 2016

Snapchat Buying Israeli Augmented Reality Start-Up Cimagine, Report  

  Image messaging and multimedia mobile application Snapchat is buying Israeli augmented reality startup Cimagine Media for an estimated $30-$40 million, Israeli Calcalist reported on Sunday. This is Snapchat’s More...

By Jewish Business News On Thursday, December 15th, 2016

Swiss Lonza to Buy US Capsule Maker Capsugel From KKR for $5.5 Billion

Swiss pharmaceutical manufacturer Lonza Group AG said it agreed to buy Capsugel, a New Jersey-based maker of capsule drug delivery systems, from private equity firm KKR & Co. for $5.5 billion – in More...

By Albert Hecht On Friday, December 2nd, 2016

Twitter Has Acquired Keith Coleman’s Startup Yes, Inc.

  Micro-blogging site Twitter has acquired Yes Inc., a seven-person mobile app startup that has created Frenzy, which bring friends together in real life and WYD (What you doing), that allow users More...


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