SXSW: Israeli startups and how to Get an ROI from the Spring Break for Geeks

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SXSW can be a waste of time if your’e not careful. In this post, Levi Shapiro provides a few tips to get the ROI from the 21st anniversary of SXSW and how to meet the Israeli startups there! Continue Reading

Save and Print These LumaScapes to Get a Grasp on Digital Media [Infographics]

Commerce LumaScape Infographic

LumaPartners, a US-based consulting firm, has created a series of infographics that chart the various vertical of the digital media industry including display advertising, mobile, commerce, search, social, and video. Dubbed LUMAscapes, each infographic provides a breakdown of the players in the vertical, by category Continue Reading

Bitesize Monday: Recap of Israeli startup investments and product launches

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June 2011 kicks 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. 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

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

Wibiya Opens Its Platform: Will it be the new Conduit?

Wibiya, the two year old on-site social toolbar provider (held by parent company Modular Patterns), has announced it is launching a developer platform and an open API which will enable third party applications on the Wibiya toolbar. It is approaching the reach of Conduit, the successful Israeli startup providing customized downloadable toolbars, which works with 250,000 publishers and 170 million users – except that it took the latter ten years to get there…. 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

Exclusive Interview: Conduit can do it – strides to become the leading content syndication platform (Ronen Shilo)

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A year ago people used to say that “content is king” when it comes to making it big on the internet. But does the old paradigm hold today when every web 2.0 startup seeks user-generated content and 156,046 social networks… Continue Reading