Tag archive for ‘Start-Up’
News On Tuesday, October 6th, 2015

Paul Singer embraces Start-up Nation in battle for Israel economy

  The billionaire, Paul Singer, who runs the hedge fund Elliott Management, has put up $20 million in recent years to create a non-profit called Start-Up Nation Central. The official leading the More...

News Brief On Monday, August 24th, 2015

Stephen Ross thinks drone racing could be huge international sport

  A number of months in the past, Ross’ New York funding agency, RSE Ventures, bankrolled a start-up referred to as Drone Racing League to work on turning what’s now little greater than an underground More...

Niva Goldberg On Tuesday, July 21st, 2015

YCombinator’s YC Fellowship will give $12K to people with big ideas

  YCombinator President Sam Altman announced in a blog post today that the fund is now looking to help people with great concepts to make their dream come true. YC Fellowship program will offer a $12, More...

Jewish Business News On Tuesday, June 16th, 2015

AVG Technologies Establishes Worldwide Center of Excellence for Mobile in Israel

– – AVG Technologies N.V. (NYSE: AVG), the online security company for more than 200 million monthly active users, announced the establishment of its global Center of Excellence for mobile in More...

Kurt Tucholsky On Friday, June 5th, 2015

Facebook’s Ex-CFO Ebersman Launches Health Tech Start-Up

  David Ebersman, Facebook’s longtime executive who stepped down as company’s CFO last year, has launched a new start-up aiming to help people with mental health issues. Ebersman had joined Facebook More...

Jewish Business News On Thursday, April 30th, 2015

BizTEC Winner’s Startup ZenPayroll Getting $60 Million Investment from Google

The BizTEC competition, which was established by Israel’s Technion Institute, is celebrating its first decade with good news. Google Capital will invest $60 million in the new start-up of Technion graduate More...

Shiri Dover On Wednesday, February 4th, 2015

Myndlift: An Israeli app being developed to cure ADHD

Two entrepreneurs from Baqa al-Gharbiya are building an app-based neuro-feedback system for drug-free ADHD treatment.     Aziz Kaddan and Anas Abu Mukh were just 19 years old when they first thought More...

Vered Weiss On Monday, February 2nd, 2015

Adam Neumann’s WeWork Takes London

WeWork, a service that rents office space to startups, is opening the doors of its second property in London, and expects the British capital to be its largest or second largest market in the future,  More...

Vered Weiss On Wednesday, October 22nd, 2014

Sidney Myer-Backed OneVentures To Raise $100 Million for Start-Up Investments

    Australian venture capital fund, OneVentures, passed the $60 million target on its way to raise $100 million to invest in internet start-ups, as reported by BRW. This is enough to allow the More...

Vered Weiss On Monday, October 6th, 2014

Stanford Dropout Start-Up Success Sam Altman Is Giving It Away

Sam Altman dropped out of Stanford to start a start-up, Loopt, which sold for $43 million. As president of Y Combinator, Altman has returned to Stanford to teach, but not to share is trade secrets only More...

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