Bitesize Monday: Boxee Raising, Israel Nano Technology, Israeli Chief Scientist

Here are some of the Israeli startup headlines that caught VC Cafe’s attention:

Israeli startup Headlines:

  • Hello Israeli Nano technology –  A three-year support of Nano-Technology as an Israeli national project has resulted in: 52 leading scientists have immigrated to Israel, 77 million dollars have been invested in equipment, 41 million dollars have been invested in infrastructure, 106 success stories have been documented and 389 Academy–Industry Projects have been achieved.
  • Hebrew is a tough language to learn. Paypal launched its site in Hebrew (and went back to English the following day :-)) – Globes and  The Marker
  • Ronald Kent, Head of International Listings EMEA and Asia for the New York Stock Exchange is looking for more Israeli companies to list on NYSE – Globes
  • Amid rumors of being almost bankrupt, Israeli chief scientist office gets support from EUREKA –WSJ Reports that EUREKA approved a total of investment of €51 million in 56 R&D projects in member countries, including 17 projects in Israel or with Israeli participation

Israeli startup Videos

Video article on how 5min grew from the founder’s garage (litrally) to being sold to AOL for $65 million

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Chief Innovation Officer at Antidote
Eze is the Chief Innovation Officer at Antidote, a startup helping patients search and match to clinical trial, to accelerate medical breakthroughs. Previously, Ezewas a General Partner at Google Ventures Europe. Before GV, Eze founded and led Campus London, Google's first physical hub for startups, and was the Head Google for Entrepreneurs in Europe. He's an experienced product manager and startup mentor. In 2012 Eze founded Techbikers, a non-for profit supporting children education in developing countries.
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Eze is the Chief Innovation Officer at Antidote, a startup helping patients search and match to clinical trial, to accelerate medical breakthroughs. Previously, Eze was a General Partner at Google Ventures Europe. Before GV, Eze founded and led Campus London, Google’s first physical hub for startups, and was the Head Google for Entrepreneurs in Europe. He’s an experienced product manager and startup mentor. In 2012 Eze founded Techbikers, a non-for profit supporting children education in developing countries.