Groupon Getting Pummeled Daily in the Israeli Deal Market, BUY2 Leads

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Daily deal sites like have taken root in cities all over Israel, with over 80 currently running deals. Back in January 2011, Groupon bought out Grouper.co.il, Israel’s first to market daily deal site for an estimated $8-15 million US dollars. Continue Reading

Bitesize Friday: NowForce, Cotendo, United Parents, Zerto and Entrepreneur Resources

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Facebook Expands Credits Offers to Europe Via SupersonicAds – a huge deal for the Israeli startup, perhaps thanks to its UK office? AT&T set up new R&D and incubation center in Israel in collaboration with Amdocs – welcome AT&T Foundry. More headlines on this VC Cafe Bitesize Friday Continue Reading

Dow Jones VentureSource Press Release: Q3 Investments Slow Down, Europe Slowest, China up 32%

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Venture capitalists from around the world invested $7.8 billion in 995 deals for companies based in the U.S., Europe, Canada, Israel, Mainland China and India, according to industry tracker Dow Jones VentureSource. This is a slight decrease from $7.9 billion put into 1,025 deals during the same period last year Continue Reading

Israel’s Stergen Raises $1.8 Million From VIZRT to Make 2D TV into 3D TV

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This is a cool little deal that flew under the radar – Stergen, an Israeli startup developing technology to convert 2D TV broadcasting into 3D images, announced a $1.86 million round led by VIZRT, a Norwegian corporation. Continue Reading