From left Airbnb founders Joe Gebbia,   Nathan Blecharczyk and Brian Brian Chesky
By sima On Friday, March 10th, 2017

Airbnb Raises $1 Billion in Latest Round of Funding

  Airbnb Inc, the home-sharing service ,closed another $1 billion round of funding valuing the company at $31 billion. The company noted in a SEC filing on Thursday. This funding figure is up from the $555 More...

The Davos World Economic Forum 2014
By Nir Eyal On Friday, March 10th, 2017

Sir Martin Sorrell to Receive £41.5 Million From WPP Award Incentive Scheme

Sir Martin Sorrell, the marketing and advertising company WPP’s boss, drew criticism after he was paid £70 million in 2016, pay had risen 54% , one of the biggest payout to the chief executive ever awarded More...

BA,   British Airways,   Rollout,   Roll Out Paint,   A380
By sima On Wednesday, March 8th, 2017

British Airways Adds 5 Weekly Flights on TA-London Route This Summer

British Airways   British Airways announced that it will be adding five weekly flights on its Tel Aviv-London route, ahead of the summer season. Starting March 27 until October 28 this year, the UK carrier More...

paid content -VR. Virtual reality
By Shai Genish On Wednesday, March 8th, 2017

WATCH: Mobileye Sets a Guinness World Record With VR of Riding in a Driverless Car

  1,867 global business leaders from 130 countries surprised with a virtual reality experience of riding in a driverless car at the 2017 YPO EDGE in Vancouver. The premier chief executives became a part More...

Leon Black,   Chairman and CEO Apollo Global Management,   LLC,   takes part in Private Equity: Rebalancing Risk session during the 2014 Milken Institute Global Conference in Beverly Hills
By Joab Nevo On Wednesday, March 8th, 2017

Leon Black’s Private Equity Firm Apollo Seeks $20 Billion for New Buyout Fund, Report

  Leon Black’s private equity firm Apollo Global Management LLC, is seeking $20 billion for its ninth global buyout fund, the biggest pool of capital for private equity deals since the financial crisis, More...

L-R Henry Kravis and George Roberts,    KKR COURTESY
By Jewish Business News On Monday, March 6th, 2017

KKR Gets Record $13.9 Billion for North American Buyout Fund

  KKR, a leading global investment firm, today announced the final closing of $13.9 billion fund, the most ever raised for a buyout pool focused on North America. Americas 12th Fund, gathered the maximum More...

By Jewish Business News On Monday, March 6th, 2017

Danaher to Buy Israel’s AVT for $100 Million

Israel-based Advanced Vision Technology Ltd. (AVT), which develops automatic print inspection systems, said on Monday it has agreed to be acquired by Danaher Corp. for $100 million. The U.S manufacturing company More...

New York  City Ballet 2013 Fall Gala - Arrivals
By News Brief On Sunday, March 5th, 2017

Alexandra Lebenthal on Verge of Selling Firm

  In 2007, Alexandra Lebenthal and her father, legendary municipal bond salesman James Lebenthal, paid a token $1,000 to get the rights to their name back from Merrill Lynch. The two had visions of reviving More...

One World Cannabis
By Jewish Business News On Thursday, March 2nd, 2017

Israel’s Panaxia, Ultra Health Launched U.S First Medical Cannabis Production Facility

Israeli pharmaceutical company Panaxia Pharmaceuticals Industries Ltd, specializing in medical cannabis R&D and manufacturing, and Ultra Health, New Mexico’s No. 1 cannabis company with a nationwide presence, More...

By Albert Hecht On Wednesday, March 1st, 2017

Palo Alto Networks Buys Israeli Startup LightCyber for $130 Million

  Next-generation security company Palo Alto Networks has acquired Israeli cyber security startup LightCyber for $105 million. Globes reports of additional $25 million in shares. This is Palo Alto Networks More...


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