IVC: Investment dollars in Seed Israeli start ups down 28%

Venture capital is the shi(r)t

According to IVC Research, 28% of the venture capital investments were made in seed stage companies in 2008, compared to 43% in 2007. More than 30% of the vc funds in Israel made no investments in seed companies in 2008. Greylock… Continue Reading

46 Israeli Companies Exhibit at the 2009 GSMA World Mobile Congress in Barcelona

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The Mobile World Congress 2009 will take place in Barcelona next week (Feb 16-19), under the big cloud of uncertainty that the current economic downturn presents to the mobile industry. Reports are saying that the event organizers expect a 15%… Continue Reading

12 Israeli Startups To Compete At The IVA Finals

On May 19-20, Globes, DEMO and Red Herring will be holding a startup competition at the Israel Venture Association (IVA) conference. Each startup will have six minutes to present and the winner will receive automatic entry as a finalist at… Continue Reading

Modu, Dov Moran’s mysterious mobile startup unveils modular cell phone jackets

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There was little known about Dov Moran’s start up Modu when I covered  it’s appearance at CES 2008 last month. At the time, speculations alluded to a mobile technology that allows users to transform electronics into mobile phones, or visa versa give… Continue Reading

Overview: 16 Israeli companies at CES 2008 this week

Over 20,000 new gadgets and technologies will be unveiled at CES in Las Vegas starting tomorrow, and over 2,700 companies will present over the course of the following four days. The International CES conference is produced by the Consumer Electronics… Continue Reading