Passing the torch

“We cannot hold a torch to light another’s path without brightening our own.” — Ben Sweetland I’ve been incredibly lucky to be able to start things both in my personal life and professional career. I love the rush of creating… Continue Reading

30 Israeli Startups Compete to Win IBM SmartCamp [List]

Smartcamp israel

IBM Global Entrepreneur, the computer giant’s entrepreneurship outreach arm is looking for the smartest early stage startups around the globe that will help solve tomorrow’s problems. The next event on the list is taking place in Tel Aviv, Israel on September 21st. While registrations are now 30 companies have passed the initial screening process and were selected to present in front of a panel of judges this month. Continue Reading

Get Inspired – Two For One Tickets For the Inspire Conference in London

Inspire conference

For a very limited time, we are offering the readers of VC Cafe a very special deal. Buy one ticket and get one for free. Simply purchase a ticket here http://www.theinspireconference.com/tickets.php and email events@launch48.com stating your ticket number and the VC Cafe deal and they will sort you out with the extra ticket. Continue Reading

Huge Round for Waze, Raises $25 Million for Social GPS

Israeli startup Waze, developer of the free social GPS app for smart phones, has announced a $25 million venture round to scale operations, continue building its platform for real-time location data and move its headquarters from Israel to Palo Alto, California according to the company blog, By The Waze. Continue Reading