Bitesize Sunday: Israeli startup headlines March 8

When sharing your life on social media becomes a bit much – an Israeli soldier revealed security sensitive information and cancelled a planned raid.

Perfecto Mobile Handset Cloud service now on Sony Ericsson – According to Forrester Research, testing is the fastest growing segment of the applications outsourcing industry. Israeli start up Perfecto Mobile is well-positioned to capture the value from the growing number of applications with its Handset Cloud service for mobile app testing.

Neatcall launches the Personal Mobile Scheduler on the iPhone – the free app from Neatcall is designed for businesspeople who don’t want to waste precious time on coordinating meetings or conference calls. The Mobile application allows users to choose among several optional timeslots, and decide whether they wish to arrange a face-to-face meeting, phone call, audio conference, textual chat, web conference or video conference. just launched a similar app (see embedded clip below) – should be interesting to see who wins in this heating space.

Invest in America Alliance to Fund American Technology Companies, Create Jobs for College Grads – Intel wants to invest $3.5 billion in the US to create new jobs – what is the impact on the venture capital industry? Arvind Sodhani, president of Intel Capital and Intel executive vice president said:

“With $3.5 billion of equity capital to invest in the most promising new ventures in the country, our collective goal is to continue to drive technology innovation and stimulate economic activity.”

The Future of European VC (pdf) –  A new white paper from the European Venture Capital Association (EVCA) on the next stage of venture capital’s evolution in Europe. Also worth checking out the guide on PE VC for entrepreneurs.

Seed Startup docs from Marc Andreessen
Open-source term sheets, certificate of incorporations and more posted on Series Seed, a site created by by Marc Andreessen, First Round Capital and Fenwick & West attorney Ted Wang.

Replicators, Innovators, and Bill Gates – what type of entrepreneur are you?

Eze Vidra

Eze is startup investor and advisor. Until recently he was a General Partner at Google Ventures Europe. Before joining GV, Eze started Campus London, Google's first physical hub for startups, and led Google for Entrepreneurs in Europe. He's an experienced product manager and startup mentor. In 2012 Eze founded Techbikers, a non-for profit supporting children education in developing countries.

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