Tag archive for ‘Eric Schmidt’

Israeli startup AppCard raises $20 million

Israeli startup AppCard, which has developed a marketing and loyalty platform for small and medium sized retailers, has raised $20 million in Series B funding. PLDT Capital, the investment arm of Philippine More...

Gil Tanenbaum On Wednesday, June 10th, 2015

Google CEO Eric Schmidt: Israeli High Tech Success Due to Breaking All the Rules

– – Eric Schmidt, CEO of Google, was in Israel this week where he spoke in front of a group of students and researchers at the Weizmann Institute for Science in Rehovot. He had a great deal of More...

Israeli Content marketing startup Keywee raises $9.1million From Eric Schmidt, NY Times

Content marketing platform company Keywee has closed a $9.1 million Series A round of financing led by Eric Schmidt’s Innovation Endeavors and Marker LLC, with participation from The New York Times Company More...

Vered Weiss On Thursday, January 29th, 2015

Guggenheim’s Alan Schwartz Invests in Shipping Disruptor, Roadie

Roadie, the Uber of package delivery, is on the road with $10 million in Series A funding, as reported by Techcrunch. The app takes an idea from Uber and runs with it, and may disrupt UPS and other delivery More...

Vered Weiss On Thursday, January 29th, 2015

Google Fiber Sweeps the Nation with High-Speed Broadband

Call it populist, democratic, humanitarian or pragmatic, but the push for speedier internet all over the U.S. is just good business for Google. The company founded by Eric Schmidt and Sergey Brin has become More...

Vered Weiss On Monday, January 26th, 2015

Google Co-Founder Eric Schmidt at Davos: the Internet Will Disappear

Eric Schmidt, one of the founders of Google along with Sergey Brin, said on a technology panel at the World Economic Form at Davos that the internet will disappear. Schmidt’s provocative remark sent More...

Gil Tanenbaum On Friday, November 21st, 2014

Bitcoin Company Blockstream Raises $21 Million

Blockstream has raised $21 million in a seed round of funding to drive Bitcoin development. The funding came from people like LinkedIn co-founder Reid Hoffman, Yahoo co-founder Jerry Yang and Google chairman More...

Roy Goldenberg On Wednesday, June 18th, 2014

Eric Schmidt tells entrepreneurs to stay home

– The Google chairman advises Israeli CEOs to stay close to their development centers. – – “You should exploit the talent here and if necessary, hire an American manager to run the More...

Gil Tanenbaum On Tuesday, May 6th, 2014

Google Executive Chairman Eric Schmidt : Israelis Could Create The Next Google

– Eric Schmidt and Dror Berman have written a letter to Calcalist stating that they expect the next Google to come from Israel. – – Google’s executive chairman Eric Schmidt has written More...

Ilan Shavit On Wednesday, October 30th, 2013

Globes: Cloud-Based Device Management Soluto Acquired By Device Insurers Asurion For $100 -130 Million

– According to Globes, Tel Aviv-based Soluto which has developed software to correct problems in Windows, has raised $20 million. – Soluto won the Techcrunch Disrupt prize in May 2010 – Asurion More...

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