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Carmel Innovations Fund raises $1 million to attract innovators to northern Israel
It launches its second installment of seed investment money in support of technologies developed at the University of Haifa, starting with the underwater-vision startup SEAERRA.
The GA leadership is talking to the wrong people
Speaking to Israelis is nice, but that’s not what will help bridge the divide between U.S. and Israeli Jewry. Establishing strong Jewish pride in U.S. Jewry is a much more critical step to help bridge that divide.
U.S. Treasury Secretary Mnuchin: Israel ‘is a really great place for investments’
“I will be going to six countries. This is my first stop because we have no better partner than Israel in our fight against terrorism and combating terrorist financing,” said U.S. Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin.
Israeli inventor creates exoskeleton allowing paraplegics to walk again
There are roughly 400 users of ReWalk around the globe, including a number of U.S. military veterans and law-enforcement officials. And the company is publicly traded on the New York Stock Exchange.
European study reports Israel is home to third most artificial-intelligence startups in world
Israel’s 362 artificial intelligence firms comprise 10 percent of all startups in this field, Asgard Institute for scientific research says • U.S. tops the field with 1,393 artificial intelligence startups.
Hebrew University adds a new required student course: entrepreneurship
Students who want to take their initiatives to the next level will be guided towards accelerator programs and may be eligible to receive funding from the university for their ideas.
Patient receives new knee made from coral, thanks to Israeli startup company
Agili-C, which is made of a material derived from the exoskeletons of coral, is currently undergoing clinical studies centering around the regeneration of damaged cartilage and bone. More than 70 patients have been treated with the implant so far worldwide.
Tel Aviv meets California, as prime students immerse in entrepreneurship
The participants—from Israel, Turkey, Sweden, South Africa, Georgia and the United States—had the chance to pitch their startups to angel investors and the community at a public event held in Santa Monica.
Home breast self-exam device developed by Israeli wins $360,000 WeWork award
The handheld ultrasound system enables women to monitor their own breast tissue for abnormalities within 10 minutes in their own homes, utilizing artificial intelligence and cloud technology to detect issues.
Intel announces upcoming release of Israeli-developed eighth-generation processors
Intel announced that two new Core processors developed in Israel—the Whiskey Lake for laptops and Amber Lake for 2-in-1 computers—will be released in October.
Global business buys in May validate ‘Startup Nation’
International acquisitions of Israeli companies affirm Israel’s moniker.
‘Forbes’ global summit showcases Israeli high-tech to the world
Participants spent four days straddling Jerusalem and Tel Aviv, hearing from Israeli and international speakers, and examining the business models of entrepreneurs in “the startup nation.”
Tapping into the brilliance of Israel and the Zionist dream
A new book, “Thou Shalt Innovate: How Israeli Ingenuity Repairs the World,” offers examples and explanations of how Israelis contribute globally (and resourcefully) in so many different fields.
A startup helping other startups in Israel’s periphery
To date, Nahshonim fellows have invested 20,000 hours in 80 small businesses, resulting in a combined $10 million growth in beneficiaries’ revenue.
Iron Dome missile defense voted top Israeli invention
The winner of Israel’s Ministry of Economy and Industry contest, which ranked the greatest Israeli inventions of all time, was the Iron Dome missile-defense system, followed by Waze international navigation, drip irrigation and Disk On Key data storage.