Invest In Israel Newsletter – January 2013 Edition

As every month, VC Cafe is re-posting the “Invest in Israel” Newsletter, published by the investment promotion center of Israel’s Ministry of Industry, Trade and Labor, which offers many helpful tools for prospecting investors. For the Invest in Israel archive, click here. Continue Reading

Top 11 Startups in Tel Aviv (and Other European Cities) by Wired Magazine

Top startups in Europe according to Wired magazine

Wired magazine published a great spread on its print version, covering Europe’s hottest startup capitals, including Stockholm, Tel Aviv, Moscow, Paris, Berlin, Amsterdam and Barcelona, ranking the hottest startups in each of the cities (link to the pdf version after the jump). Continue Reading

Israeli startup Zbang Launches Social-Inbox Multimi with AVG

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One inbox, all of your social media accounts and social network messages at the same place. That is the promise of Multimi, a new software app for Windows that launched yesterday, July 19th. Multimi was developed by Israeli startup Zbang in collaboration with Antivirus company, AVG. Continue Reading

Why are Entrepreneurs the new Rock Stars? [guest post]

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Guest post by Tomer Targin: If the Internet was the new rock and roll, Jeff Bezos (Business Insider)…was its Elvis. I read this sentence a couple of weeks ago and it got me thinking – I found remarkable similarity and finally convinced myself. Fellow entrepreneurs, you are the new rock stars.
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Stealthy Startup Raises $1 Million Seed Round for Voice Mobile Commands

Israeli startup Any.Do has announced this morning a $1 million round led by Genesis Partners, Blumberg Capital and Innovation Endeavors, Eric Schmidt’s investment fund, as well as private investors including Joe Londsdale (founder of Palantir). Continue Reading