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  • Anouk Lorie 1:07 pm on September 9, 2014 Permalink
    Tags: aviv group, Facebook, , rothschild 22 tower, tel aviv tower   

    Facebook Leases Four Floors In Tel Aviv’s Rothschild 22 Tower 

    Report: Facebook To Launch Development Center In IsraelSeptember 9, 2014 | The popular social network Facebook announced that it will lease four floors in a central Tel Aviv high-rise. The building is the Rothschild 22 Tower owned by the Aviv Group, controlled by Doron Aviv, Dafna Harlev and Lahav Real Estate. The floors that will be leased by Facebook are in the middle of the 29-story building and span a total of 3,500 square meters. According to most estimates, Facebook will pay NIS 120 per square meter and will be allotted parking spaces in the building.

  • Anouk Lorie 12:49 pm on July 21, 2014 Permalink
    Tags: Facebook, , , , singular, ,   

    Singular Mobile Marketing Platform Raises $5M In Seed Funding 

    singularJuly 21, 2014 | The Israeli mobile marketing platform Singular announced that it closed a $5 million seed funding round. In addition, the company announced the launching of a platform to enable mobile marketers to concentrate all of their marketing tasks into one easy-to-navigate dashboard. The funding came from General Catalyst Partners and will be used by the company to continue product development, hiring and the innovation of the mobile marketing space. Singular was founded by former Onavo executives CEO Gadi Elishavov, CTO Eran Friedman and COO Susan Kuo, a mobile application analytics company that sold to Facebook for $150 million.

  • Anouk Lorie 11:02 am on October 14, 2013 Permalink | Reply
    Tags: , Facebook, , mobile data, mobile intelligence, ,   

    Tel Aviv-Based Onavo Acquired By Facebook For A Reported $100-200M Price Tag 

    Onavo FacebookOctober 14, 2013 | Onavo, the Tel Aviv-based mobile analytics company, has just announced that it has been acquired by Facebook. Onavo will become the hub for Facebook in Israel — its first location in Israel. The exact terms of the deal have not yet been divulged. So far reports are indicating that Facebook shelled out between $100 million and $200 million. Onavo’s many apps help mobile phone users understand their data usage, reduce data costs and reduce battery life.They also have an analytics business for mobile publishers to chart how well its apps are performing, and to chart that against apps of its competitors. It has so far raised $13 million in venture funding from investors including Horizons Ventures, Sequoia, Motorola and Magma Venture Partners. For the full Onavo story and details, click here.

  • NoCamels Team 5:17 pm on August 22, 2013 Permalink | Reply
    Tags: , broadcasting, Facebook, , friendsee, live streaming,   

    Facebook Video App Friendsee raises $1m 

    Facebook Video App Friendsee raises $1mIsraeli startup Friendsee, which develops live-streaming video apps for Facebook, has announced the completion of an initial financing round, raising $1 million. Friendsee has over one million active users worldwide.

  • NoCamels Team 11:45 am on May 30, 2013 Permalink | Reply
    Tags: , allthingsd, dead end, Facebook, ,   

    Report: Facebook And Waze Hit Dead End In Acquisition Talks 

    Report: Facebook And Waze Hit Dead End In Acquisition TalksAfter earlier reports suggested that social network giant Facebook is in talks to acquire Israeli GPS company Waze for up to $1 billion, AllThingsD now reports that the deal will not go through.

    AllThingsD reports that the talks dissolved in recent days, according to sources, due in part to conflicts over whether or not the Waze team — which is predominantly based in Israel — would move over to the United States and fold itself into Facebook’s Menlo Park, Calif., headquarters, among other reasons.

  • NoCamels Team 11:16 am on May 9, 2013 Permalink | Reply
    Tags: , , Facebook,   

    Report: Facebook To Acquire Waze For $1B 

    Report: Facebook To Acquire Waze For $1BWorld’s largest social network Facebook is reportedly in the final stages of negotiation to acquire Israeli crowdsourcing GPS company Waze for $800 million to $1 billion. Calcalist reports that the companies are in the Due Diligence stage of negotiation, which is the final stage before signing the deal.

  • NoCamels Team 11:42 am on March 17, 2013 Permalink | Reply
    Tags: Facebook, , , , software engineers   

    Facebook Recruiting Israeli Workers For Its CA R&D Center 

    Facebook Recruiting Israeli Workers For Its CA R&D CenterOver the past few weeks, Facebook has been recruiting Israeli engineers and flying them out to the company’s development center in Menlo Park, California. Calcalist reports that the company is offering generous salaries to software engineers and offers them financial and logistic assistance in making the transfer and finding an apartment.

  • NoCamels Team 3:09 pm on February 12, 2013 Permalink | Reply
    Tags: button, buy tickets, Facebook, , , test   

    Facebook Selects Israel And Netherlands To Test New ‘Buy Tickets’ Button 

    Facebook Selects Israel And Netherlands To Test New 'Buy Tickets' ButtonIsraeli and Dutch Facebook users may have noticed a new addition to event pages – a “buy tickets” button. According to a report on Israeli technology blog Feeder, the button is being tested locally by the social network in Israel and in the Netherlands.

  • NoCamels Team 3:58 pm on January 14, 2013 Permalink | Reply
    Tags: Facebook, , , zibaba   

    Facebook App Zibaba To Raise $3.5M 

    Facebook App Zibaba To Raise $3.5MIsraeli company Zibaba Ltd., which develops Facebook marketing apps for small and medium businesses, plans to further expand its range of solutions. In order to achieve this goal, the company has announced that it plans on raising $3.5 million.

  • NoCamels Team 1:46 pm on December 24, 2012 Permalink | Reply
    Tags: , efficiency, Facebook,   

    Israeli AppsFlyer Signs Deal With Facebook 

    Israeli AppsFlyer Signs Deal With FacebookFacebook has chosen Israeli company AppsFlyer to be one of seven companies to monitor mobile advertising efficiency on its network. The Israeli company will monitor advertising being done with Facebook’s Mobile App install Ads, which was launched by the social giant two months ago.

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