Highlighting Israeli Q2 2011 Israeli VC Investments

An illustrated report of global VC investments in Q2 2011, highlights the number and volume of deals in Israeli startups. It’s worth calling out some of the startups, which are not only making headway through product innovation, but also through the backing of world-class investment funds such as Sequoia, Battery, Greylock and up-and-comer funds such as Eric Schmidt’s Innovation Endeavors and Index Ventures. Continue Reading

Thoughts on Spanish Startups from La Red Innova 2011

Red Innova logo

I’m currently in Madrid, Spain, giving a keynote in La Red Innova, speaking about mobile search and its impact on ecommerce. Red Innova is a thought leadership conference held for the third year in Madrid Continue Reading

Save and Print These LumaScapes to Get a Grasp on Digital Media [Infographics]

Commerce LumaScape Infographic

LumaPartners, a US-based consulting firm, has created a series of infographics that chart the various vertical of the digital media industry including display advertising, mobile, commerce, search, social, and video. Dubbed LUMAscapes, each infographic provides a breakdown of the players in the vertical, by category 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