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ARTICLES BY: Hager Ravet / CTech

November 14, 2019 11:05 am

Israel Innovation Authority to Encourage Institutional Investments in Tech with $4.3 Million Program

CTech - The Israel Innovation Authority, the government's tech investment arm, will invest NIS 15 million ($4.3 million) to promote investments by Israeli institutional investors...

November 13, 2019 12:07 pm

Israeli Emergency Room Robotics Startup Raises $24 Million

CTech - Jerusalem-based emergency room startup Diagnostic Robotics has raised $24 million in a series A funding round, the company announced Wednesday. The round was...

November 8, 2019 10:25 am

WeWork Lays Off Employees in New York

CTech - WeWork’s massive layoff plan has commenced in New York. A person familiar with the matter told Calcalist on condition of anonymity that WeWork...

October 30, 2019 11:05 am

With $2.24 Billion in Funding in a Single Quarter, Israeli Tech Companies Set a Six-Year Record

CTech - Israel-based or linked companies raised $2.24 billion across 142 deals in the third quarter of 2019, more than in any quarter since 2013,...

September 12, 2019 10:12 am

Understanding Web Use Patterns Could Stop the Next Lone Wolf Terrorist, Says Cobwebs President

CTech - A series of violent attacks, starting with the Christchurch, New Zealand mosque shootings earlier this year, brought web intelligence startup Cobwebs Technologies to...

August 22, 2019 10:29 am

Via to Manage New York’s School Bus System

CTech - The New York City Department of Education has selected ridesharing company Via Transportation to manage its school bus system, the latter announced Wednesday....

August 9, 2019 10:32 am

Siemens Healthineers Buys Corindus Vascular Robotics for $1.1 Billion

CTech - German medtech company Siemens Healthineers AG has agreed to buy Israeli-linked, NYSE-listed medical robotics company Corindus Vascular Robotics, Inc., the two companies announced...

August 8, 2019 11:36 am

What the Latest Streak of Mega-Investments Means for Israeli Tech

CTech - This summer has been good for the Israeli tech industry, with three massive deals bringing in over $500 million combined. Last week, Tel...

August 5, 2019 11:55 am

Israel Innovation Authority to Set Up Computational Biology Innovation Lab

CTech - The Israeli Innovation Authority (IIA) and the National Digital Israel Initiative are setting up an innovation hub dedicated to computational biology, digital health,...

July 31, 2019 11:38 am

Facebook’s Sheryl Sandberg to Hold Public Event in Tel Aviv

CTech - Facebook’s Chief Operating Officer Sheryl Sandberg will hold an open-to-the-public event in Tel Aviv on August 14 during a family visit to Israel. The...

July 17, 2019 10:54 am

Israeli Tech Companies Raised $2.32 Billion in Second Quarter of 2019, Report Says

CTech - Israeli tech companies have raised $2.32 billion in the second quarter of 2019, the highest sum raised in a single quarter since 2013,...

July 4, 2019 11:51 am

Israeli Tech Exits Nearly Doubled in Valuation in First Half of 2019, Report Says

CTech - The total valuation of Israeli tech exits in the first half of 2019 amounted to $14.48 billion over 66 deals, according to a...

June 24, 2019 12:30 pm

Facebook’s Libra Will Disrupt Central Banks, Forcing Them to Adjust Their Policies, Says Israeli Banking Regulator

CTech - Facebook’s new cryptocurrency, Libra, is disrupting central banks and will force them to recalibrate their policies, Israeli banking regulator Hedva Bar said Monday....

May 27, 2019 10:45 am

China’s Shiji Group Acquires Israeli Mobile Payments Startup MyCheck

CTech - Beijing-headquartered Shiji Group, which provides software and services for the hospitality, retail, and entertainment industries, is acquiring Tel Aviv-based MyCheck, incorporated as Quick Check,...


US Director Quentin Tarantino and Israeli Wife Daniella Pick Rent House in Tel Aviv

American filmmaker Quentin Tarantino and his wife, Israeli singer and model Daniella Pick,...


How to Fight the Cultural BDS Movement

One of the good things about the bad times of today is that people are not staying silent about rising...

‘New Hope’ in Fight Against Tay-Sachs Disease

Researchers at the University of Massachusetts Medical School are touting a possible breakthrough in the fight against Tay-Sachs disease, a...

Severe Storm Flattens Sukkahs From New Jersey to Boston

A fierce wind and rainstorm wreaked havoc on sukkahs from New Jersey to Boston, leaving a path of destruction that...


Far-Right German Politician Booted From Key Parliamentary Post Following An...

The far-right chairman of the German federal parliament's legal committee has been booted from his post by fellow legislators following...


Israeli Woman Wounded in Rocket Strike Celebrates 88th Birthday With Help o...

A southern Israeli woman wounded in a rocket attack on Wednesday celebrated her 88th birthday on Thursday with the help...

Middle East

Iran’s Khamenei: Eliminating Israel Does Not Mean Eliminating the Jew...

Iran is not calling for the elimination of the Jewish people, but believes people of all religions should decide Israel's future,...

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