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By Jewish Business News On Wednesday, April 12th, 2017

KKR Invests in Lyft

  Global investment firm KKR, today announced the closing of a primary investment in Lyft, a ridesharing platform in the U.S. KKR is making the investment through its Next Generation Technology Fund, a fund More...

Dror Jerushalmi, Valens' CEO, receives the Deloitte Fast50 award (Photo Business Wire)
By Jewish Business News On Thursday, April 6th, 2017

Israeli Automotive Chip Co Valens Raises $60 Million

  Israeli semiconductor company Valens, co-founder of the HDBaseT Alliance, has raised $60 million to fuel the company’s inroads into the automotive industry with its HDBaseT technology. The financing round More...

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By Jewish Business News On Wednesday, April 5th, 2017

BASF and Israe’s Landa Partner to Create Revolutionary Pigments for Automotive Coatings

    BASF and Israel-based Landa Labs announced their strategic long-term partnership at the European Coatings Show (ECS) in Nuremberg, Germany. Under this exclusive agreement, BASF will employ Landa’s More...

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By Shai Genish On Monday, March 13th, 2017

The Biggest Ever Exit in the History of Israeli Industry: Intel Buys Mobileye for Over $15 Billion in Cash

  Mobileye N.V., the Israeli vehicle safety and automation systems company, was acquired by Intel Corp. for $63.54 per share in cash – an equity value of about $15.3 billion and an enterprise value More...

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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...

By Jewish Business News On Tuesday, February 21st, 2017

Mercedes Benz Team With Israeli Startup Gauzy for Messages on a Car Window

 Israeli start-up Gauzy, the developer of a sophisticated method to communicate location and time based messages on a car window is collaborating with German automaker Daimler, the manufacturer of Mercedes cars. More...

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By Jewish Business News On Wednesday, February 15th, 2017

Honda, Volvo and Hertz Open DRIVE Innovation Center in Israel

  Honda, Volvo, Hertz and Ituran have opened an innovation center in Israel. The DRIVE innovation hub in Tel Aviv launched by the Mayer Group, the Israeli importer of Honda and Volvo cars, to promote the development More...

By Jewish Business News Correspondent On Monday, February 6th, 2017

Uber Hires Veteran NASA Specialist to Develop Flying Cars

Uber Elevate Uber Technologies Inc. hired NASA veteran engineer Mark Moore, who worked at the federal agency as an advanced aircraft engineer. Moore will act as Director of Engineering at Uber Elevate, which is More...

Uber Steals Amit Singhal from Google
By Gil Tanenbaum On Thursday, January 26th, 2017

Uber Snatches Senior Google Exec

Ride share service Uber scored a coups over Google. It has hired away Google’s former senior vice president for search Amit Singhal. Fifteen years ago Google was still in its infancy, but within just a few More...

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By Shai Genish On Monday, January 9th, 2017

Fiat Chrysler to Spend $1 Billion to Make Jeep Pickups in U.S Midwest Plants

Fiat Chrysler Automobiles, lead by John Elkkan, will invest $1 billion in two of its factories in the Midwestern states of Michigan and Ohio to assemble new SUVs which will create 2, 000 jobs. The American-Italian More...


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