Tag archive for ‘prizes’
Gil Tanenbaum On Friday, January 16th, 2015

Israeli Short Film Aya Nominated for Oscar

While it’s much praised film Gett was left out of the final cut for the Oscar nominations for best foreign language film, Israel will still be represented at this year’s Academy Awards. Its short film More...

Reuters On Wednesday, December 10th, 2014

Malala, Satyarthi receive their Nobel Prizes for child campaigns

– Pakistani teenager Malala Yousafzai, shot by the Taliban for refusing to quit school, and Indian activist Kailash Satyarthi received their Nobel Peace Prizes on Wednesday after two days of celebration More...

Gil Tanenbaum On Wednesday, December 3rd, 2014

Israeli HashSnap Wins YourStartApp Award

Israeli startup HashSnap, which develops a dating application that connects people through smart personality, won the first prize in the annual YourStartApp startup competition which was held at the Google More...

Roy Goldenberg On Wednesday, November 5th, 2014

German media giant to hold Tel Aviv start-up competition

– ProSiebenSat.1 Group is offering prizes of €7m in TV ads for Israeli startups. –   Germany continues to seek Israeli innovation: Germany’s largest TV network ProSiebenSat.1 Group wants More...

Globes On Thursday, October 30th, 2014

Benny Landa named Israeli entrepreneur of the year

– The founder of Indigo was given the award at the Journey conference, sponsored by “Globes” and Ernst & Young. –   Benny Landa, founder of Indigo, acquired by HP in 2002, More...

Michael Ordman On Wednesday, October 29th, 2014

The weekly good news from Israel

– In the 26th Oct 2014 edition of Israel’s good news, the highlights include:   ·        20, 000 international doctors connect using the Israeli medical network G-Med. ·        A More...

Gil Tanenbaum On Friday, October 17th, 2014

‘Gett: The Trial of Viviane Amsalem’ Getting Top Honors

Gett: The Trial of Viviane Amsalem, a new Israeli film about the problems of divorce for religious Jews, is getting a lot of buzz ahead of its U.S. release. The film took home the coveted Golden Starfish More...

Vered Weiss On Friday, October 10th, 2014

Mark Zuckerberg Spends $1.2 Million to Broaden Internet Connectivity in India

Facebook founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg will invest $1.2 million to improve internet connectivity in India and make the web increasingly available to those who have not been reached by previous efforts. Zuckerberg More...

Gil Tanenbaum On Wednesday, October 1st, 2014

BreezoMeter Wins StartUp Open

Israeli startup BreezoMeter, which offers an app that monitors air pollution, is the winner of the Kauffman Foundation’s 2014 StartUp Open. The company has now been entered on the list of the World’s More...

Roy Goldenberg On Wednesday, September 24th, 2014

Google Terra Venture Partners to Advise Israeli Startups Competing for $15 Million for Best Educational App

Google is opening its wallet for the purpose of narrowing educational gaps in the developing countries. The Internet giant is planning to grant $15 million to Android developers who can devise successful applications More...

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