October 2022

MYLO – World’s First Virtual Lifeguard to Monitor Home Pool 24/7, Including Underwater, Now Available to Preorder

Patented Underwater Computer Detection Camera Detects Drowning/Sets Off Series of Alarms LOS ANGELES, Oct. 26, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — According to the CDC, drowning is the top cause of unintentional death for children ages 1 to 4, and annually in America there are an estimated 3,960 fatal unintentional drownings, an average of 10 daily.

September 2022

Zesty lands $75M for tech that adjusts cloud usage to save money

Spending on the cloud shows no signs of slowing down. In the first quarter of 2021, corporate cloud services infrastructure investment increased to $41.8 billion, representing 35% year-on-year growth,

September 2022

Israeli startup touts AI-powered virtual lifeguard, Mylo, to prevent pool drownings

Coral Smart Pool targets North American market, where number of unsupervised residential pools is on the rise

September 2022

מ-4 דקות ל-40 שניות בלבד: “ההצעה שלכם מדהימה, אבל למשרד התחבורה ייקח דור ליישם את זה”

לפני תשע שנים נסע עופר סיני לעבודה באוטובוס, התעצבן בגלל הזמן שמבוזבז על תשלומים לנהג — והקים את הופאון, שמחזיקה כיום ב–40% משוק אפליקציות התשלום בתחבורה הציבורית ■ הוא והמנכ”ל אמיר רוזנצביג רוצים לגבור על המתחרה מוביט, מצביעים על החורים ברפורמת התעריפים שקידמה הממשלה ומנסים לחלץ אותנו מהפקקים

September 2022

Real Estate Is About The Details: A New SaaS-Based Platform Provides Tailored Solutions

In today’s “personalization first” era, when a company wishes to establish its market leadership, it starts by defining its customer base and catering to its needs, even if its operations are based on a B2B model.

July 2022

Binance Labs Leads $3 Million Seed Funding for Magic Square

The investment will support Magic Square’s community growth, product development, and talent acquisition on an ongoing basis. 

November 2021

Zesty raises $35 million Series A for AI-driven cloud management platform

The Israeli startup has seen revenue increase by 600% in 2021 as businesses become increasingly reliant on the cloud

November 2021

Here’s the 15-slide pitch deck that Agora, a startup helping real-estate investors manage communications and sales with their clients, used to raise a $9 million seed round

For alternative asset managers of any type, the operations underpinning sales and investor communications are a crucial but often overlooked part of the business. Fund managers love to make bets on markets, not coordinate hundreds of wire transfers to clients each quarter or organize customer-relationship-management databases. Within the $10.6 trillion global market for professionally managed […]

November 2021

Agora raises $9 million for real estate investment management platform

The Israeli startup’s platform aggregates all of the data and financial information, automates manual work, calculates costs, yield, and additional elements

October 2021

Fintech Startup Qira raises $8 mln in Series A Funding

Qira, a fintech startup based in New York, has raised $8 million in Series A funding to rethink real estate management.

August 2021

Construction tech startup Agora raises $33M in Tiger Global-led round amid 760% YoY ARR growth

Agora , a startup that has built a materials management platform for contractors, has raised $33 million in a Series B round of funding led by Tiger Global Management.

August 2021

Qira has raised $ 8 million from a number of Phoenix-led investors

The fintech company Qira announced today that it has raised $ 8 million (approximately NIS 26 million) from a number of investors led by the Phoenix insurance company. The company plans to issue an initial public offering on the Tel Aviv Stock Exchange in the near future. Qira is an Israeli fintech company operating in […]

August 2021

HopOn expands to Europe, announces $10 million acquisition of UK-based ECR

HopOn, an Israeli company that provides mobile payment solutions for public transportation, has announced that it is expanding its activity for the European market by acquiring UK-based ECR, a payment solution for public transit and leisure venues, for $10 million. The news comes shortly after the company announced that it had secured a $10 million […]

July 2021

Jasper Card Raises $34 Million Series A Funding With an Additional $100 Million in Receivables Financing From WebBank

Jasper Card, an advanced financial services company challenging how traditional financial institutions make money, today announced it has raised a $34M round of Series A financing, led by Benslie International Fund, with 500 Startups, Gauss Ventures, Off The Grid Ventures, OurCrowd, and SIBF completing the round, which encompasses $10M in funds announced previous to the […]

August 2020

Israeli auto-tech co RFISee unveils 4D imaging radar chip

Israeli auto-tech company RFISee has unveiled a phased array 4D imaging radar chip. The company’s all weather radar has proven ability to detect cars from 500 meters and pedestrians from 200 meters, with an angular resolution greater than 1 degree. RFISee’s engineers have adapted phased array antenna technology, used in cutting edge military systems including the F-35 […]

December 2019

Coral Detection Systems Wins “Pool Product of the Year” Award – the 2019 UK Pool & Spa Awards

The Coral Manta 3000 AI Based Pool Safety System, wins the “Product of the Year” Category” at the prestigious UK Pool & Spa Awards. TEL AVIV, Israel, Dec. 18, 2019 /PRNewswire/ — Coral Detection Systems, one of the most innovative players in the field of pool safety technologies has developed the world’s first AI-based drowning […]

November 2019

Robots Are Taking Over (the Rental Screening Process)

For decades, when you applied for an apartment, the landlord—or a tenant screening company hired by the landlord—would examine your credit file and pay stubs to verify your ability to pay rent. But today, landlords are using the artificial intelligence revolution to predict something else: Your willingness to pay rent. “Some people earn three times […]

September 2019

Facebook has acquired Servicefriend, which builds ‘hybrid’ chatbots, for Calibra customer service

As Facebook prepares to launch its new cryptocurrency Libra in 2020, it’s putting the pieces in place to help it run. In one of the latest developments, it has acquired Servicefriend, a startup that built bots — chat clients for messaging apps based on artificial intelligence — to help customer service teams, TechCrunch has confirmed.

September 2019

Facebook buys Israeli AI bot co Servicefriend

Servicefriend will build a network of bots for the customer service layer of Facebook’s Calibra digital wallet and Libra cryptocurrency, “TechCrunch” reports. US social media giant Facebook has acquired Israeli AI bot startup Servicefriend, “TechCrunch” reports. A Facebook spokesperson confirmed the acquisition to “TechCrunch, saying, “We acquire smaller tech companies from time to time. We […]

August 2019

PerimeterX acquires fellow security startup PageSeal to expand product lineup

PerimeterX Inc., a cybersecurity provider backed by $77 million in funding, has dipped into its venture capital war chest to acquire fellow startup PageSeal Ltd. The company announced the deal today without disclosing financial details. PerimeterX, which sells tools for securing websites and mobile apps, is relaunching PageSeal’s software as a cloud service called PerimeterX […]

June 2019

New technology aims to prevent backyard pool drownings

In early 2019, Coral Detection Systems launched a device called the Coral Manta 3000, the device can be set up within minutes and monitors pools 24/7. The device is solar powered and uses advanced AI software and an underwater video camera to analyze, detect, and track all people in the pool. This technology is able […]

May 2019

Bode Miller debuts drowning prevention campaign and reveals wife is pregnant again

For the past year, Nicole Hughes and Morgan Miller have leaned on each other from across the country as they’ve navigated an unthinkable journey. Morgan and her husband – Olympic skier Bode Miller – lost their daughter Emmy last June. After the 19-month-old slipped out of a neighbor’s house and drowned in a swimming pool. […]

January 2019

The Latest In Jewelry Design: Mixable, Modular, And Co-Created By You

Tal Man believes that human beings are intrinsically drawn to renewal and change. “Especially women,” she says. She would know: she was a television presenter and model before she enrolled at Shenkar, Israel’s foremost arts, design and technology college, out of respect for the wishes of her grandmother. It was there that she fell in […]