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It’s no secret that the London startup ecosystem is booming. It’s incredible to see it from the vantage point of Campus – new startups are created every day, and the slightly more mature international startups from the US and the… Continue Reading

Wibiya Opens Its Platform: Will it be the new Conduit?

Wibiya, the two year old on-site social toolbar provider (held by parent company Modular Patterns), has announced it is launching a developer platform and an open API which will enable third party applications on the Wibiya toolbar. It is approaching the reach of Conduit, the successful Israeli startup providing customized downloadable toolbars, which works with 250,000 publishers and 170 million users – except that it took the latter ten years to get there…. Continue Reading

Invest in Israel: The February Newsletter

Today I received the latest newsletter provided by the investment promotion center of Israel’s Ministry of Industry, Trade and Labor. Below is the full newsletter,  for your reference. ISRAELI ECONOMY GREW BY 6.4% IN Q4 2007 Despite global slowdown, Israel’s… Continue Reading

Bitesize Monday: 8 Israeli Internet startup headlines for the week of 02.11.08 | VC Cafe

Last week’s top story was with no doubt Microsoft’s bid to acquire Yahoo. The plot was full of twists and drama, saved only to”Jurassic Park” style M&A deals like this one. Israel didn’t stand still last week, so I’ve gathered… Continue Reading

Rumors Confirmed: Yahoo! completes acquisition of Israel’s FoxyTunes, Spins “Yahoo Unlimited” to Rhapsody America

Amid turbulence of acquisition by Microsoft, News Corp, Private Equity funds and now a ‘help’ offer from  Google, Yahoo! is not resting on its laurels. Following almost a month of rumors, PaidContent confirms that Yahoo! has bought Israel-based FoxyTunes, for… Continue Reading

Bitesize newsbrief: Israeli startup headlines for the week of 01.29.08 | VC Cafe

Volatility in the markets soared this past week as we approach the end of the first month of 2008, and as we’ll approach the likely reality that the US has already entered a recession. The San Francisco Business Journal asked… Continue Reading