Roundup of 2017 VC Predictions and Tech Industry Reports

“Prediction is very difficult, especially about the future.”   Niels Bohr Hope your 2017 is off to a great start. With more VCs blogging, it’s great to see the plethora of predictions being shared. Below is a selection of themes and… Continue Reading

Enterprise IT in 2014: Follow the Money

The Cloud has transformed the fundamental role of the IT department from business enabler to business innovator. Vendors that can enable IT Managers to assess risk, manage large data sets and analyze processes will be rewarded handsomely. In 2014, expect to see widespread implementation by IT departments of Platform (PaaS), Infrastructure (IaaS) and Software (SaaS) as a Service tools for scalable and cost-effective services. Continue Reading

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

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

Navajo Systems SaaS Encryption Sold to SalesForce

SalesForce.com, a pioneer in SaaS technology has made its first acquisition in Israel, with its decision to buy Navajo Systems for $30 million, says Globes. Following the acquisition, SalesForce will open its first R&D center in Israel. Continue Reading

Exclusive: Enigmai Helps SMBs Simplify Complex Workforce Scheduling on the Cloud [Interview]

Bootstrapping can be really hard for some early stage startups, but Israeli startup Enigmai, makes it seem easy. Started in 2009, Enigmai built and deployed a simplified workforce management SasS tool that enables SMBs and large companies to better manage their human resources. VC Cafe interviewed Engimai’s founder and CEO Adir Iakya to learn more about how this bootstrapped startup is planning to replace the incumbents. Continue Reading

Seculert Raises A Round to Protect the Enterprise on the Cloud

Earlier this week YL Ventures announced a 7-figure USD investment in Israel-based Seculert, a new non-intrusive Security-as-a-Service that comprehensively detects cyber threats affecting corporate networks. Continue Reading