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  • mayay 3:28 pm on October 1, 2015 Permalink
    Tags: , , , unique wework locations, wework beersheva, , wework tel aviv   

    WeWork To Expand In Israel 

    weworklogoOctober 1, 2015 | The popular co-working space for startups WeWork will reportedly open its third Tel Aviv office in November. In addition, the company will reportedly open similar co-working spaces in the southern Israeli city of Beersheva, as well as in Jerusalem. Recently, WeWork’s Israeli founder Adam Neumann was ranked on “Fortune’s” list of the Top 40 businesspeople under 40. WeWork was founded in 2010 by Neumann and Miguel McKelvey.

  • mayay 3:24 pm on October 1, 2015 Permalink
    Tags: , , clal biotechnology investments, , , , neon therapeutics, third rock ventures   

    Third Rock, Access And Clal Invest In Cancer Therapy 

    accessindustriesOctober 1, 2015 | The American venture capital firm Third Rock Ventures, Len Blavatnik’s Access Industries and a daughter company of Clal Biotechnology will invest $55 million in ┬áNeon Therapeutics. The investment will reportedly be used to help Neon Therapeutics complete its cancer immunotherapy. Clal Biotechnoloigy was founded in 1998 and is based out of Ramat Gan, Israel.

  • mayay 3:17 pm on October 1, 2015 Permalink
    Tags: , barda israel contracts, , israel breakthrough burn treatments, , , nexobrid   

    MediWound Receives $112M BARDA Contract 

    mediwoundlogoOctober 1, 2015 | The wound and burn care solutions provider MediWound has been awarded a $112 million contract by the US Biomedical Advanced Research & Development Authority (BARDA). As part of the deal, which extends over a five year period, MediWound’s NexoBrid, a bandage that removes dead tissue cells from medium to severe burn wounds, will be applied by American authorities in emergency situations. The deal also includes a $24 million push from BARDA to receive expedited Food & Drug Administration approval for NexoBrid’s use in the US. MediWound was founded in 2001 and is based out of Yavne, Israel.

  • mayay 3:10 pm on October 1, 2015 Permalink
    Tags: adi engineering acquisition, , , , silicom acquisitions, silicom networking and data   

    Silicom To Acquire ADI Engineering For $10M 

    silicomlogoOctober 1, 2015 | The Israeli company Silicom will acquire the US company ADI Engineering. The agreement stipulates that Silicom will pay ADI Engineering’s shareholders $10 million in cash at closing, with additional funds conditional on future performance milestones. Silicom is a data infrastructure and networking services provider and ADI Engineering is a provider of high-performance Intel-based products. Silicom was founded in 1987 and is headquartered in Kfar Saba, Israel.

  • mayay 3:05 pm on October 1, 2015 Permalink
    Tags: , israel internet improvement startups, , , teridion, teridion fast internet   

    Teridion Raises $15M In Series B Funding 

    teridionlogoOctober 1, 2015 | The cloud networking startup Teridion announced that it has raised $15 million as part of a Series B funding round led by Jerusalem Venture Partners (JVP), Magma Venture Partners and Singtel Innov8. In addition, the fast Internet startup announced the unveiling of its Global Cloud Network. Teridion is headquartered in San Francisco with its research and development arm located in Petah Tikvah, Israel. Teridion was founded by Doron Samelson and Elad Rave.

  • mayay 2:59 pm on October 1, 2015 Permalink
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    Farmigo Raises $16M In Series B Funding 

    farmigologoOctober 1, 2015 | The Israeli startup based out of the United States, Farmigo announced that it raised $16 million in Series B funding. The funding round was led by Formation 8 together with existing investors Benchmark Capital and Sherbrooke Capital. The Series B funding bring total funding in Farmigo’s produce network to $26 million. Farmigo was founded in 2009 by CEO Benzi Ronen and Yossi Pik.

  • mayay 2:45 pm on October 1, 2015 Permalink
    Tags: beer tap cloud sensors, beverage analytics companies, , , , weissbeerger, weissbeerger beverage analytics   

    Weissbeerger Raises $4M 

    WeissBeergerOctober 1, 2015 | The Israeli beverage analytics startup Weissbeerger announced that it raised $4 million from ICV, Innovation Endeavors and angel investor Gigi Levy. Weissbeerger’s product called “Beverage Analytic” provides real time consumption data to bars and breweries using a special chip attached to beer taps. Weissbeerger was founded by Ori Fingerer and Omer Agiv in 2010.

  • mayay 3:16 pm on September 30, 2015 Permalink
    Tags: best israeli vcs, , , jerusalem venture capital firms, , jvp opportunity funds,   

    Report: JVP To Raise Opportunity Fund 

    jerusalem-venture-partnersSeptember 30, 2015 | According to reports, Jerusalem Venture Partners (JVP) hopes to raise a $80 million opportunity fund. The fund called “JVP Opportunity VII”. JVP will invest the funds raised by its partners in its existing portfolio companies and well as new companies in need of opportunity funds. JVP was founded in 1993 by Erel Margalit and currently manages about $1.12 billion in funds.

  • mayay 3:03 pm on September 30, 2015 Permalink
    Tags: , exabeam series b funding, exabeam uba, , , user behavior analytics   

    Exabeam Raises $25M In Series B Funding 

    exabeamSeptember 30, 2015 | The user behavior analytics company based in California, Exabeam announced that it raised $25 million in Series B funding. The round was led by Icon Ventures, along with existing investors Aspect Ventures, Investor Shlomo Kramer and Norwest Venture Partners. The investment, which brings total investment in the company to $35 million, will be used to accelerate company growth and to update the company’s analytics solutions. Exabeam was founded in 2013 by Nir Polak, Domingo Mihovilovic and Sylvain Gil.

  • mayay 2:48 pm on September 30, 2015 Permalink
    Tags: ge accelerator israel, , general electric israel, international ge accelerators, ,   

    GE Establishes Israel Accelerator 

    gelogoSeptember 30, 2015 | The US company General Electric (GE) announced that it will establish an accelerator in Israel. Focusing on the sectors of cloud computing and big data, the accelerator hopes to appeal to industrial Internet and software companies. As part of its first round, the accelerator is looking for four Israeli companies that will join the accelerator this coming July. GE is currently active in Israel through its venture capital arm, GE Ventures, and has invested in or acquired a number of Israeli companies over the years.

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