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ARTICLES BY: Meir Orbach / CTech

October 4, 2019 10:01 am

To Reach Unicorn Status, Some Companies Make Great Compromises, Says Oren Zeev

CTech - Israeli-expat angel investor Oren Zeev has a rather simple investment strategy. “If I believe in a company I’m going to go all the...

October 3, 2019 10:17 am

Merged Israeli Companies Taboola and Outbrain Wants to Take on Facebook and Google

CTech - Israeli companies and Outbrain started their merger negotiations in March, but the real breakthrough happened in October, Outbrain co-CEO David Kostman told Calcalist...

October 2, 2019 11:13 am

Salesforce Completes $1.35 Billion Acquisition of Israeli-Founded Clicksoftware

CTech - has completed its $1.35 billion acquisition of Israeli workforce management software company Clicksoftware Technologies, the former announced Wednesday. The company first announced...

September 26, 2019 9:53 am

Shenzhen Hifuture to Invest $45 Million in Israeli 3D Printing Startup XJet

CTech - Shenzhen-listed electrical equipment company Shenzhen Hifuture Information Technology is set to invest $45 million in Israel-based ceramic 3D printing startup XJet, the former...

September 25, 2019 10:56 am

Israeli Telecommunication Startup Drivenets to Set Up Romanian R&D Center

CTech - Israeli networking software startup Drivenets is set to open a research and development center in Bucharest, the company announced Tuesday. The new center...

September 23, 2019 10:29 am

In Israel, Foodtech Investment Nearly Tripled Over Five Years

CTech - In Israel, investment in the foodtech industry has nearly tripled over five years, according to data released Monday by the Israel Innovation Authority...

September 18, 2019 10:22 am

Triventures, Israel’s Sheba Medical Center Launch Seed-Stage Digital Healthcare Fund

CTech - Healthcare-focused venture capital fund Triventures has announced the launch of Triventures ARC, a new seed-stage fund that will focus on digital health and...

September 15, 2019 11:22 am

Spotify Acquires Israeli-Founded Online Music Production Marketplace SoundBetter

CTech - New York-listed music streaming company Spotify Technology has acquired Brooklyn-based online music production marketplace SoundBetter, the former announced Thursday. The financial details of...

September 15, 2019 11:17 am

Cardiac Surgery Company CyroLife Signs Option to Acquire Israel-Based EndoSpan for up to $450 Million

CTech - NYSE-listed cardiac and vascular surgery company CyroLife has signed a distribution agreement, credit facilities, and option agreement to acquire Israel-based stent graft company...

August 29, 2019 10:04 am

McKinsey: Israel on Road to Become a Global Autotech Hub

CTech - Israel is on the road to becoming a global mobility hub, according to a report published earlier this month by the McKinsey Center...

August 20, 2019 9:35 am

Israel to Set Up Fast Track for Licensing Fintech Projects

CTech - The Capital Markets, Insurance, and Savings Division of the Israeli Ministry of Finance is looking to set up a fast track for licensing...

August 11, 2019 9:23 am

South Korean Food Conglomerate Lotte to Scout for Israeli Startups

CTech - Korea-listed food conglomerate Lotte is scouting for Israeli startups and technologies. Lotte Chairman Shin Dong-bin is currently on a visit to Israel to...

August 1, 2019 11:02 am

Nuvei Completes $889 Million Acquisition of Israeli-Founded Paytech Company SafeCharge

CTech - Nuvei Corporation has completed its $889 million acquisition of payment technology company SafeCharge International Group, the latter announced Thursday. On Friday, SafeCharge will...

July 22, 2019 11:07 am

Volvo Backs Israeli Road Traffic Injuries Analysis Startup MDgo

CTech - Volvo Cars Tech Fund, the investment arm of Volvo, has backed Israel-based medical AI startup MDGo, incorporated as Endovitech, the former announced Monday....


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...

Saluting One of the Last Living Heroes of Israel’s Fight for Independence - When Harold “Smoky” Simon grins at you, it’s hard to remember...

Sukkot: A Jewish Thanksgiving - Sukkot is akin to a Jewish Thanksgiving. On Thanksgiving in America, no matter their religion or background, families...


‘The Canary in the Coalmine of Global Hatred’: UN Special Rappo...

The UN’s Special Rapporteur on Freedom of Religion or Belief presented his findings on the rise of antisemitism to the...


Israel’s Upstream Wins Funding to Expand in Automotive Cybersecurity

Israel's Upstream Security has secured $30 million in funding from a wide range of global automakers and venture capital firms as it looks to tap into the increasingly competitive market...

Middle East

Pentagon Chief Visits Saudi Arabia as Tensions Simmer With Iran

US Defense Secretary Mark Esper arrived in Saudi Arabia on Monday, with tensions simmering between the United States and Iran, and Russia seeking to increase its regional influence. Esper is likely...

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