Bitesize Monday: Recap of Israeli startup investments and product launches

BITESIZE BLOG POSTJune 2011 kicked off with the completion of HTIA, Israel’s high tech association conference, where more than 90 (!) startups have exhibited.  May has been a busy month for Israeli startups with great exposure in Techrunch disrupt in New York, funding rounds and debate about the future of the Israeli venture capital funds. Below are the headlines.

Israeli startups launches and VC rounds



New products/innovation

  • Sniffing out disease -A nano ‘nose’ developed by Israeli Prof. Hossam Haick can detect and classify cancer, kidney disease and other serious ailments just by analyzing breath samples
  • A human touch for computer-generated voices – Israel’s Vivotext develops the world’s first artificial text-to-speech system that actually sounds like a real person is talking.

VC News

 

Eze Vidra
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Eze Vidra

Chief Innovation Officer at Antidote
Eze is the Chief Innovation Officer at Antidote, a startup helping patients search and match to clinical trial, to accelerate medical breakthroughs. Previously, Ezewas a General Partner at Google Ventures Europe. Before GV, Eze founded and led Campus London, Google's first physical hub for startups, and was the Head 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.
Eze Vidra
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Eze Vidra

Eze is the Chief Innovation Officer at Antidote, a startup helping patients search and match to clinical trial, to accelerate medical breakthroughs. Previously, Eze was a General Partner at Google Ventures Europe. Before GV, Eze founded and led Campus London, Google's first physical hub for startups, and was the Head 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.