IM Creator – High Class Websites for the Masses, with 126,000 Websites Created and Counting.

IM Creator is gaining speed on its Israeli competitor Wix.com to become a leading WYSIWYG (what you see is what you get) web design website. IM Creator offers high end web design for designers who need to rapidly prototype for their clients, small business owners who haven’t a clue of how to make a website, or for anyone who finds Adobe Dreamweaver too complicated. Continue Reading

BillGuard – Fends Off VCs in $10M Series B Round

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BillGuard has raised $10 Million in their Series B round of financing. Investors include bigtime funds like Khosla Ventures, Peter Thiel’s Founder’s Fund, Eric Schmidt’s Innovation Endeavors; previous investors Bessemer Venture Partners and IA Ventures also contributed to this round Continue Reading

Tel Aviv Will Say Shalom to Google Street View

Israel’s ministry of Justice approved the use of Google Street view in Israel, after a poll conducted by the Israeli Government services and information portal showed that 70% out of the 5,000 respondents were in favor of the Service, according to Globes. Continue Reading

10 New Israeli Startups, Hear Them Roar

This post takes a look at 10 Israeli startups funded in the last year. The descriptions of the startups are self reported. 1) Caftor (button in Hebrew) Caftor is two things: 1) a platform for connecting the real world with… Continue Reading

Outbrain Buys Surphace From AOL

Outbrain bought the content recommendation system Surphace from AOL for an undisclosed sum. Surphace is a reincarnation of Sphere, a startup founded by Martin Remy and Steve Nieker in 2006 as a related content plugin and was later acquired by AOL in April 2008 for a rumored sum of $25 million Continue Reading

Special: The 56 Israeli Companies Exhibiting in Mobile World Congress 2011

Israeli Startups at MWC 2011

Israeli startups in the mobile space are once again showing impressive attendance levels, with 56 Israeli companies exhibiting in the Israeli Pavilion at the 2011 Mobile World Congress [MWC]. For the third consecutive year, VC Cafe puts the spotlight on the Israeli startups presenting at the event. Continue Reading

Oversi Solves The Video Traffic Jam

Israeli startup Oversi officially presented OverCache MSP, a platform aimed to help Internet service providers manage and monetize over-the-top (OTT) video, ultimately improving the speed in which end users consume video. Continue Reading