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User-generated content marketing platform Yotpo closes $51M Series D round

08 November 2017

Yotpo, a platform that lets companies gather content from their customers in the form of reviews, Q&As, photos and videos, mainly for use in marketing, has closed $51 million in Series D funding. The round is led by Access Industries (ClalTech), with participation from existing backers Bessemer Venture Partners, Marker, Vintage Partners, Blumberg Capital, Rhodium, […]

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Continental buys Israeli co Argus Cyber Security

03 November 2017

The Tel Aviv based smart car startup will become part of Continental’s EB software company German tire and advanced car components company Continental has acquired Israeli smart car technology startup Argus Cyber Security. No financial details about the deal were disclosed but market sources say that the acquisition was for hundreds of millions of euros. […]

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Samsung and SoftBank invest in Israeli lidar startup Innoviz Technologies

31 October 2017

Innoviz Technologies, a startup that’s building solid-state lidar technology for autonomous cars, has extended its previously announced series B funding round to $73 million. The Israeli startup announced a $65 million funding round just last month with some notable names on board, including Delphi Automotive, Magna International, and Naver. And now the company has added […]

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Spotinst delivers spot cloud infrastructure services at discount prices

25 October 2017

Cloud infrastructure vendors offer a range of prices for their services including aggressively priced virtual machines available on the spot market on an as-available basis. The catch is that the vendor can shut down these VMs whenever they happen to need them. Spotinst, a Tel Aviv-based startup, developed a service to buy and distribute that available […]

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Innovators Welcome – Microsoft Ventures & Vertex Partner for the AI Start-Up Competition in Israel

10 October 2017

By: Emanuel Timor Thanks to major technological advancements in recent years, Artificial Intelligence has become a cornerstone in the technology stack of many startups. We are proud to partner with Microsoft Ventures in the Innovate.AI Competition. It is a great opportunity for early-stage companies with core AI technology in their journey to turn their vision […]

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Yanai Oron \ Announcing our investment in Kryon

03 October 2017

I am excited to announce our investment in Kryon’s Series B round of $12M. This investment marks the first institutional investment into the company, which has taken an unusual path to reach this point. Kryon is an emerging leader in the RPA market, which is a new, fast-growing category that is expected be a $1B […]

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Excel Guru Dany Hoter Leaves Microsoft to Join DataRails

01 October 2017

Nearly 44% of companies admit to struggling with multiple inconsistent Excel spreadsheets – a fact that presents risks in Excel based business processes. To continue helping solve this, DataRails, the enterprise Excel solution company, announced today that Excel guru Dany Hoter has joined the company. Dany Hoter comes with a wealth of experience within the […]

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Microsoft Dynamics 365 Customers Reap Rewards, as CRM Integrates With Leadspace, a Leading AI Marketing Platform

26 September 2017

Leadspace brings AI to Microsoft B2B customers with a turnkey integration. “This partnership with Leadspace further empowers our users to connect with their customers by using their data more intelligently.” — Param Kahlon, General Manager at Microsoft Dynamics SAN FRANCISCO, CA (PRWEB) SEPTEMBER 26, 2017 Leadspace, the first Audience Management Platform for B2B marketers, announced […]

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Semtech and MultiPhy Demonstrate a Complete 100G Single Lambda Chipset at ECOC 2017

18 September 2017

Single Wavelength 100G technology expected to dramatically reduce the cost of networking interconnects GOTHENBURG, Sweden at The ECOC Exhibition, Sept. 18, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Semtech Corporation (Nasdaq:SMTC), a leading supplier of high performance analog and mixed-signal semiconductors and advanced algorithms, and MultiPhy Ltd, a global market leader in DSP-based high bandwidth communications, announce the […]

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Indegy Wins CyberSecurity Breakthrough Award for IoT Security Solution of the Year

14 September 2017

Industrial Cyber Security Leader Selected for Innovations in Protecting IIoT Infrastructures from Threats NEW YORK–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Indegy, the leader in industrial cyber security, today announced it was selected as the Overall IoT Security Solution of the Year in the 2017 CyberSecurity Breakthrough Awards. The company was selected from over 2,000 nominations for its ability to protect […]

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