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Startup Roundup

Israeli personalized video advertising startup, Eyeview, raises $15M 

OC_logo_squareIsraeli startup Eyeview has raised $15 million in a Series D round of financing. The company's video personalization platform optimizes audience data, personalized creative and programmatic audience buying in real time, to serve the most relevant and effective broadcast quality video ad for each consumer. Founded in 2007, Eyeview is headquartered in New York and has its development offices in Tel Aviv. To read more about the company, click here.


OurCrowd in the News

     

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OurCrowd's Jon Medved 

discusses entrepreneurship

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BBC World Service

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OurCrowd's portfolio company

BillGuard featured in

CBS News

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OurCrowd's portfolio company

BillGuard featured in

Forbes

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Highcon featured in

Packaging Europe

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Freightos featured in

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ReWalk featured on

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Technology Corner

5 Israeli water tech companies that are changing the world

OC_logo_squarePlato said, “necessity is the mother of invention.” That saying couldn't be more true in the case of the Startup Nation. A desert country with an utter lack of natural water resources, Israel has literally made the desert bloom. In the decades since its founding, Israel has become a worldwide leader in turning water scarcity into water abundance. To read more about five innovative Israeli companies making a splash on the worldwide water sceneclick here


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Trending Israeli Entrepreneurs

The Story of Medved: An exclusive interview with the Startup Nation’s leading venture capitalist

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Having invested in over 100 Israeli startup companies, helping 12 of them to get to valuations in excess of $100 million dollars, serial entrepreneur and venture capitalist Jon Medved is considered the unofficial spokesman for the Startup Nation. OurCrowd's CEO and Founder was named one of the top 10 most influential Americans who have impacted Israel and is, according to the Washington Post, ”one of Israel’s leading high tech venture capitalists”. To read Jon Medved's amazing background story, click here


Beyond Tel Aviv: How the rest of Israel is truly becoming a ‘Startup Nation’

In general, the “Startup Nation,” Israel’s official nickname, has mostly referred to the city of Tel Aviv. In recent years, however, that has started to change, with more and more startup centers dotting the Israeli map. To read more on how Jerusalem, Ashdod, and Nazareth, among others, are stepping up their startup game, click here.


Israeli companies Windward and CyberSeal win security innovation award

 Windward and CyberSeal were named the first- and second-place winners, respectively, of the 2014 Homeland Security and Cyber Security Innovation Competition.  The aim of the competition is to foster leadership from research to commercial implementation, for the benefit of Israel's economy and industry. To read moreclick here.


OurCrowd's News Nuggets

News_NuggetsAOL donates $5M to new Cornell-Technion high-tech campus  (Times of Israel)
Israeli cancer treatment developer, Efranat, raises $4.5M (Globes)
Time magazine picks Israel’s Outbrain for content discovery (Israel21c)
Tel Aviv dubbed ‘World’s Smartest City’ at 2014 Smart City Expo (NoCamels)
Chinese and Russian lenders to back Israel’s eToro (Wall Street Journal)