Posts Tagged ‘startup’

Amazon launches series on hi-tech, with focus on Israel’s Startup Nation

Over 50 cutting-edge Israeli tech companies are featured in the first season of a new series released on Amazon Prime Video on October 18 called “TechTalk.” Season two features startups in New York, and season three hits Los Angeles. The show’s creator is co-founder of Tech Talk Media, Jonny Caplan. He’s a British-born entrepreneur who […]

Defiant Facebook Buys Startup Focused On “Controlling Computers With Your Mind”

By Tyler Durden Last week, Mark Zuckerberg visited Capitol Hill to try and ‘win friends’ in Congress. It was his first big trip back to Washington since the contentious House and Senate hearings last year, where the Facebook chief was accused of sometimes treating lawmakers with disdain (who can forget “senator, we run ads”?). The […]

Amazon acquires Israeli startup E8 Storage, source says

US online retail giant Amazon has bought Israeli startup E8 Storage, a person familiar with the matter said Wednesday, confirming an earlier report published by financial website Globes. The Ramat Gan-based company, founded in 2014 by Alex Friedman, Zivan Ori and Ziv Serlin, develops software that provides flash storage installations for enterprises and data centers […]

Israel workplace management startup raises $150m

Israel’s, a startup that has created a workplace collaboration and management platform, said on Tuesday it has raised $150 million, bringing the total amount of funds raised by the firm to date to $234.1 million. The round was let by Silicon Valley-based VC fund Sapphire Ventures. Other investors included Hamilton Lane, HarbourVest Partners, ION […]

Israel, Japanese insurance firms join forces to tap into Startup Nation tech

Israel’s Harel Insurance Investments & Financial Services Ltd. and Japanese insurance corporation Tokio Marine Holdings Inc. will join forces to identify Israeli startups that provide cutting edge technologies in a variety of fields including insurance, fintech and health. According to the agreement, signed in Ramat Gan, Israel on Wednesday, the two companies will collaborate in […]

So you think you know the Startup Nation?

Israeli Innovators at the UN Present Social Sustainability Initiatives The Start-up Nation is not all about tech. Although Israel’s ‘Silicone Wadi’ is best known for its hi-tech innovations and billion-dollar acquisitions, the tiny ecosystem in the Middle East has so much more to offer the world. This week, six business and social organizations representing Israel […]

Israeli startup reinvents the wheel, by using it to contain car’s key components

Israeli startup REE has unveiled a “revolutionary” new design and look for electric vehicles, in which all of the classic components of the car — the motor, the steering system, the brakes and the suspension — are moved from under the hood into the wheels. This helps create a vehicle framework, the chassis, that is […]

Israeli Startup (Scale-up) Nation in the UK

As I am the on the commute — The Kav as Israelis call it, I spend a bit of time in the UK. During my last visit, I attended Innovate’19 which is the annual conference of UK Israel Business  who as per their Website “is the UK’s Israel business connector, nurturing the dynamic growth […]

Leave car keys on hook! Iranian startup helps you enjoy urban journeys

Tehran Times | Setareh Behroozi: Being a pedestrian in Tehran is not an easy job at all. You are surrounded by highways and that makes you feel helpless when you want to walk around the city or having a commuting trip. In a metropolis like Tehran it can be annoying not to use your personal […]

Strange New Startup Harvests Young Blood To Sell To The Rich

File photo: © REUTERS / Denis Balibouse A Florida-based company is attempting to combat the aging process by harvesting the blood of young people and transfusing it into patients 30 years old and above in a dubious new fad sweeping the US. Ambrosia, founded in 2016 by Stanford Medical School graduate Jesse Karmazin, has already […]

Goodbye darkness, my old friend: Russian startup wants to place luminous ads in low-Earth orbit

StartRocket aims to use a formation of tiny cube satellites to create programmable displays in the night sky in a low-Earth orbit of 400-500 kilometers (248-310 miles). Each satellite would have a single collapsible sail to reflect the light of the sun, forming a single pixel in the giant nocturnal display measuring 50 square kilometers […]

Berlin Startup Offers €1m To Save Ancient Hambach Forest From Coal Mining

Ecosia offers to buy remaining forest from energy firm RWE, which plans to fell most of the trees A non-profit Berlin tech startup has offered to buy the remaining 200 hectares of an ancient German forest to save it from being destroyed for coal surface mining. Ecosia, a search engine which donates the majority of its […]

Father of World Wide Web Launches Radical Startup to Take Back the Internet from Google & Facebook

A revolutionary startup was recently announced by the “father of the world wide web” which plans to radically decentralize the internet to give it back to the people. by Tyler Durden “For people who want to make sure the Web serves humanity, we have to concern ourselves with what people are building on top of […]

Startup Giant Invests To Shut Down Factory Farms

The Facts: Multiple sources show how what we call “Dark Matter” might actually represent the quantum vacuum, a ‘substance’ that could make up the large majority of our universe. Yet it’s an invisible Force: massless, neither solid nor liquid. Reflect On: We are currently going through the next scientific revolution, where non-material science is getting […]

Oil Giant Shell Leads Investment in Startup with ‘Electric Cars for Everyone’ Goal

Oil Giant Shell Leads Investment in Startup with ‘Electric Cars for Everyone’ Goal August 6th, 2018 Via: Electrek: Shell, the major British–Dutch multinational oil and gas company, has been leading several efforts having to do electric cars as it sees the auto industry transition […]

A startup energy company claims to have created a stable fusion reactor that can supply the world with limitless energy

(Natural News) Is it really possible to capture the energy released during nuclear fusion reactions and turn it into an unlimited power supply for the entire world? A startup energy company based out of Washington state says it is, having recently put forth claims that it successfully discovered the “holy grail” of […]

Tyson Foods backs Israeli startup to grow meat in the lab

JERUSALEM (Reuters) – Tyson Foods (TSN.N), the largest U.S. meat processor, has invested in an Israeli biotech company developing a way to grow affordable meat in a laboratory that takes live animals out of the equation. Future Meat Technologies focuses on producing fat and muscle cells that are the core building blocks […]

Startup Offers $3 Million to Anyone Who Can Hack the iPhone

A new startup is offering up to $3 million dollars for tools to hack into Android and iOS devices, the highest public price offered for such tools. The startup is called Crowdfense and is based in the United Arab Emirates. In an unusual move in the normally secretive industry of so-called zero-days, […]

Entrepreneurs of 2018: How to Build a Successful Startup

For those entrepreneurs who are just starting out, your efforts are known throughout the business industry as a startup. Being a successful startup, however is difficult, and it’s no easy task trying to be known for all the right reason. There are many reasons you might fail, from a lack […]

Japan startup smashes SpaceX record, eyes moon landing by 2020 (PHOTOS, VIDEO)

Tokyo-based ispace, founded in September 2010, aims to be the first Japanese company to land on the moon, joining the former Soviet Union, China and the US as the only nations on Earth to successfully perform soft landings on the lunar surface. Ispace raised $90.2 million in its latest round of funding, according to the […]

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