Invest in Israel Newsletter – July 2013 Edition

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As every month, VC Cafe is re-posting the “Invest in Israel” Newsletter, published by the investment promotion center of Israel’s Ministry of Industry, Trade and Labor, which offers many helpful tools for prospecting investors.  This month marks yet another full plate of Israeli startup… Continue Reading

Top 11 Startups in Tel Aviv (and Other European Cities) by Wired Magazine

Top startups in Europe according to Wired magazine

Wired magazine published a great spread on its print version, covering Europe’s hottest startup capitals, including Stockholm, Tel Aviv, Moscow, Paris, Berlin, Amsterdam and Barcelona, ranking the hottest startups in each of the cities (link to the pdf version after the jump). Continue Reading

Special: Top 50 Israeli Startups for 2011

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For the third consecutive year, Israeli financial newspaper Calcalist put together a list of the top 50 startups in Israel (in Hebrew). VC Cafe took note to bring you the full list of top 50 Israeli startups in English: PowerMat, Broadlight, Conduit, PrimeSense, Objet, Kenshoo, Imperva, Anobit, DoubleVerify, Wix, SuperDerivatives, AeroScout, Siano, Waze, TaKaDu, ExLibris, SolarEdge, Adsmarket, (Matomy), dbMotion, RADWIN, cVidya, Boxee, N—trig, Cotendo, Varonis, Kontera, Outbrain, RedBend, Mobixell, Celeno, AMIMON, Pontis, Gigya, Clarizen, Mobileye, Celtro, Altair, Amobee, WhiteSmoke, Cyber—Ark, OpTier, Wanova, ConteXtream, eXelate, Peer39, Netformx, Tradonomi (eToro), Surf, Zend, Soluto Continue Reading

Soluto and Boxee Get Nominated for Crunchies Award

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Two Israeli startups are nominated as Finalists in the 2011 Techcrunch Crunchies award. Soluto is nominated for best international startup and Boxee box for best new device. See the latest with these two companies and cast your vote! Continue Reading

Strategic $5 Million B Round for Jinni for Video Discovery

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Jinni, an Israeli startup offering a taste-and-mood based guide for movies and TV shows, announced yesterday the closing of its $5 million series B funding. The round was led by Belgacom and an undisclosed connected-TV manufacturer. Previous backer DFJ Tamir Fishman Ventures (led the previous $1.6 million round a year ago) also participated. Continue Reading

Bitesize Monday: Boxee Raising, Israel Nano Technology, Israeli Chief Scientist

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Some of the week’s top Israeli startups headlines: Boxee is looking to raise a massive round -Sources say Boxee is out trying to raise a significant funding round, likely in the $10 million to $15 million range. Continue Reading

VC Cafe Quora Poll: What are the top startups in Israel 2010?

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Vote on the top Israeli startups 2010 as suggested by members of the Israeli startup industry on Quora. Simply select your three top choices and leave your email to get notified of the results. Continue Reading