Tag archive for ‘Start-Ups’
Vered Weiss On Tuesday, January 20th, 2015

Are Israeli Tech Start-Ups Selling Themselves Too Soon?

It is no secret that Israel thrives on its tech start-ups, and many succeed in getting the attention of foreign investors. However, the success of Israeli start-ups can lead to subsequent sales of the firms More...

Tibi Singer On Tuesday, December 30th, 2014

Yuri Milner to Boost Investment in US Start-Ups, Matching his Chinese Stake

Russian billionaire Yuri Milner, who holds the largest non-Chinese stake in the giant Xiaomi, said he is looking to invest equally in U.S. and Chinese companies in 2015, Reuters reported. “Going forward, More...

Vered Weiss On Thursday, October 16th, 2014

CEO Bob Iger Brings Disney Up-to-Date with Start-Ups

Disney CEO Bob Iger wants to breathe some new life in the 91 year old company with the help of start-ups. Disney is launching its accelerator program, with 10 start-ups receiving up to $120, 000 and mentorship More...

Vered Weiss On Monday, October 13th, 2014

IBM Challenges Israeli Start-Ups to Produce Apps That Think

–   IBM is looking for Israeli start-ups that can develop apps that actually think, as reported by the Times of Israel. IBM’s AlphaZone accelerator program will select 8 Israeli start-ups More...

Vered Weiss On Friday, September 12th, 2014

Late-Stage Israeli Start-Ups Raise Double the Funds this Quarter

Israel is known for its internet start-ups, but the assumption that these companies will get gobbled up may be a thing of the past. Late-stage tech companies in Israel raised $447 million in the second quarter, More...

Vered Weiss On Friday, September 5th, 2014

BlueChilli Receives $5 Million for Start-Ups

    BlueChilli, which has a thriving portfolio of start-ups, received $5 million in funding from Simon Hackett, Myer Family Investments and Internode founder. The funding will help nourish More...

Vered Weiss On Tuesday, September 2nd, 2014

Cornell Funds New York City Campus for Internet Start-Ups

Cornell University, one of the most innovative universities in the nation, is spending $2 billion for a graduate campus in Roosevelt Island dedicated to supporting the future Mark Zuckerbergs. Cornell More...

Vered Weiss On Friday, August 29th, 2014

Freescale Provides Solutions for Start-Ups and Wearable Devices

Freescale, a chipmaker, is making its thread networking protocol available to start-ups delivering disruptive technology and a plethora of wearable devices. It is estimated that by 2020, there will More...

Vered Weiss On Sunday, August 3rd, 2014

Alexander Karp’s Palantir Swallows Two Mobile Startups in One Week

  – It was as a busy week for Palantir and its CEO Alexander Karp, as the Palo Alto-based company acquired two mobile start-ups, Propeller and Poptip, in just a matter of days. Palantir is More...

Vered Weiss On Thursday, July 31st, 2014

Israeli Start-Ups $930 Million in Q2 Highest Since 2000

– The amount of funding raised by Israeli start-ups reached the level of $93o million for 175 companies in Q2/14, the largest figure since the 2000 dot.com craze. This is an astounding  109% above More...

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