Category Archives: startups

Fintech Funding Reached $8.3 Billion in Q2 2019

CB Insights: Funding to VC-backed fintech companies grew 24% QoQ in Q2’19 and neared previously quarterly funding highs. Advertisements

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Data and AI Landscape 2019

Full Size Matt Turck: To try and make sense of it all, this is our sixth landscape and “state of the union” of the data and AI ecosystem.  For anyone interested in tracking the evolution, here are the prior versions: … Continue reading

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The Industry 4.0 Startups Ecosystem In Israel

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AI Startup Funding At All-Time Quarterly High

During the second quarter of this year, the artificial intelligence startups brought in $7.4 billion in funding, the single highest amount ever in a quarter, according to CB Insights. The number of deals grew as well, rising in step with the … Continue reading

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Find the Next Beyond Meat Among Israel-based Foodtech Startups

You will find more infographics at Statista Shares of Beyond Meat have soared over 800% since its IPO on May 2, leaving far behind other well-known “unicorns” that went public this year such as Uber and Spotify. Its main U.S. competitor, Impossible … Continue reading

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OurCrowd, most active Israeli venture investor, leads a restructuring of startup funding

The venture capital industry is under attack. Prominent VC firm Andreessen Horowitz is “blowing up the venture capital model,” transforming itself into a “financial adviser” so it can beat “antiquated rules about what is and isn’t a ‘venture capital’ investment.” … Continue reading

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Empow Delivers AI-based Cybersecurity

The cost of cybersecurity is proportional to the square of the number of products required for adequate defense. This Cyber Law (you read it here first) means that the proliferation of types of cyberattacks and attackers leads to the proliferation of innovative security … Continue reading

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