Posts Tagged ‘startup’

Face recognition startup AnyVision to deploy heat cameras at Tel Aviv hospital

In the upcoming days, Israel-based artificial intelligence-based face recognition startup AnyVision Interactive Technologies Ltd. will deploy thermal cameras at the Tel Aviv Sourasky Medical Center (Ichilov Hospital), the company’s chief operating officer Alex Zilberman told Calcalist. The cameras can measure body temperature from a distance and are capable of determining whether a high temperature is […]

Pharmaceutical Startup Gets Approval to Develop LSD-Based Anxiety Treatment

(TMU) — A New York-based psychedelic drug development company called Mind Medicine Inc., recently acquired exclusive rights to conduct eight clinical trials to study the effectiveness of LSD for treating anxiety and other common mental disorders. Previous studies have shown that LSD is effective for treating anxiety, and this new development phase will hopefully result […]

Startup creates money-disinfecting cash machine that ‘KILLS coronavirus’

Istanbul-based company Money Shower has created a disinfection module for ATMs that removes bacteria and viruses, including Covid-19, from paper money before it gets into people’s hands. With the average banknote carrying thousands of types of bacteria and viruses, countries sometimes take the drastic step of collecting cash, destroying it and printing fresh notes in […]

Cybersecurity startup Deep Instinct raises $43 million in funding round

Deep Instinct, an Israeli cybersecurity company that uses machine learning to predict, identify, and prevent cyberattacks, said it has raised $43 million in a Series C funding round. The round was led by the Millennium New Horizons fund, with participation from Unbound, a London-based investment firm founded by businessman Shravin Mittal, along with LG, and […]

Startup develops blood test that aims to undermine tumors’ resilience

Israeli startup ONCOHOST is working on a blood test that can predict which cancer patients will respond to which treatment, and thereby figure out how to adjust prescribed therapies to prevent the recurrence of tumors. The firm is conducting clinical trials to measure the blood test’s success in forecasting the effectiveness of a particular treatment […]

The tech startup threatening world privacy

The end of privacy? Photo: ITN What if a stranger could snap your picture on the sidewalk, then use an app to quickly discover your name, address and other details?  Clearview AI, a startup founded by an Australian-born tech entrepreneur, is making that possible with a controversial app being used by hundreds of law enforcement […]

Food sustainability a growing concern for US consumers, Israeli AI startup says

Tastewise, an AI-powered platform that uses computer learning to predict food trends, in a Wednesday report forecast a growing consumer interest in sustainable food choices. The Israeli startup’s technology aims to keep abreast of changing food trends by scouring menus and billions of social media posts, photos, and recipes, providing real-time data on food and […]

Porsche looks to Israeli startup to bring better visibility to drivers

Israeli startup TriEye, a developer of short-wave infrared (SWIR) sensing chips that enable drivers to see in adverse road conditions, said Thursday it will collaborate with German sports car manufacturer Porsche to test out and improve the performance of some of its products. TriEye, which in August received an investment from Porsche in a Series […]

362 multinationals scout for tech, snap up firms in Startup Nation, report shows

As of the end of 2019, there were 362 multinational corporations active in Israel, according to a new report by IVC Research Center, GKH Law Offices and Israel Advanced Technology Industries (IATI), an umbrella organization for tech firms operating in Israel. MNCs are defined as global firms that have research and development operations in Israel […]

Startup launches B2B matchmaking tool to turn events into ‘community’

An Israeli startup that allows participants to register online for conferences and other events has now set up business-to-business (B2B) matchmaking software that enables participants at events to meet, talk business, and stay in touch using the platform even after the event is over. The software was used for the first time at the ARISE […]

CEO Of Startup Company Turvo Fired For Expensing $76,120 At Strip Clubs

Paging Lou Pai… Though likely not on Lou’s spending level, the former CEO of startup Turvo Inc., found out the hard way that expensing nearly $80,000 in company funds at a strip club is apparently not OK with the company’s board of directors.  As a result, Scott Lang, the company’s new CEO, aims to stress […]

The Worlds First “Fake-Meat Steaks” Made From Fungi Announced By Startup

Mayukh Saha, Truth Theory Waking Times A startup based in Colorado is making an entry into the world of alternative meat – but they are doing it in a different way. In the past, there have been many companies that have developed alternative meat using plant-based products. There has been ‘Beyond Beef’ and ‘Impossible Burger’ […]

Founders shun quick sale and IPOs in bid to grow their startup, data shows

A significant increase in funding for later stage startups is the biggest trend of 2019, a new report by Start-Up Nation Central shows. This has allowed a large number of Israeli tech firms to keep growing and expand, without the need to raise money on the public markets or seek buyers. Later stage funding in […]

Microscopes become high-tech thanks to startup Augmentiqs

It’s time to expand the horizons of microscopy, according to Israeli startup Augmentiqs, as the instruments — used for seeing small objects invisible to the naked eye — have remained essentially unchanged since their invention some 400 years ago. It’s still an “analog box that uses glass and light,” said Gabe Siegel, a co-founder of […]

VAT-refund startup Refundit raises $9.8 million led by travel-tech giant Amadeus

The venture arm of Spanish travel-tech firm Amadeus is leading an investment round of $9.8 million in Israeli startup Refundit, which is developing a mobile solution to make it easier for travelers get their VAT money back after shopping sprees abroad. Additional investors in the round include Portugal Ventures and other returning seed round investors, […]

Students flock to engineering studies, lured by Startup Nation enticement

For the second consecutive year, students in Israel have made engineering the course of study with the highest enrollment — with these classes accounting for 18.4% of total undergraduates, data provided by the Council for Higher Education in Israel for the academic year 2018-19 shows. Engineering studies include electrical and electronic engineering, software engineering, information […]

Swiss startup invents higher-performance electric car battery that can leave Tesla batteries in the dust

(Natural News) A startup in the tiny mountainous country of Switzerland promises to deliver what electric car giant Tesla Motors has failed to pull off. Its new lithium-ion battery is said to store and produce far more power for vehicles than existing designs. Swiss company Innolith claims that an electric vehicle equipped […]

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 […]

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