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Israeli Company ElMindA with Chicagoland HQ Tackles Concussion Recovery

category: Life Sciences
The Israel-based company, ElMindA, was featured in today’s Chicago Tribune. The company has its U.S. headquarters in Glenview, Illinois, just outside of Chicago, and has raised over $30 million to date.  The company has technology
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Cleveland Clinic Announces Israeli Startup Accelerator

Cleveland Clinic, together with Maccabi Health Services (Israel’s second largest HMO), is planning a new accelerator which will attract Israeli digital healthcare technology companies.  The Cleveland Clinic and Maccabi will work together to mentor and
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Israel Retail Tech Start Ups Meet with Retailers and Brands in Chicago (IRCE)

On June 2-4 the Government of Israel Economic Mission in Chicago hosted a delegation of 18 Israeli companies in the digital marketing space. The companies’ solutions ranged from personalized marketing,web/stores experience and analytics to online payments
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Israeli Water Technologies Rise to Challenges Posed by Drought

category: Water
By: Isabel Kershner As California and other western areas of the United States grapple with an extreme drought, a revolution has taken place here. A major national effort to desalinate Mediterranean seawater and to recycle
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Chicago Tribune Writer Wins Award for Story on Israel’s Technology Scene

category: Uncategorized
Last week, Chicago Tribune writer Kathy Bergen won a Peter Lisagor award for outstanding journalism for her article title “Chicago’ high-tech inspiration? Tel Aviv.”  The award was for the category of “Best Technology Reporting” for a
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Israeli Healthcare IT Companies Visit Chicago

category: Life Sciences
Last week, a group of 11 Israeli healthcare IT companies presented at an evening reception in downtown Chicago during the annual HIMSS Conference.  The reception was held at Katten Muchin Rosenman, LLP, together with the
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Israeli Companies Pitch Innovative Technology at SXSW®

category: Investing
Earlier this week, a group of Israeli companies joined the Israel Innovation Showcase in Austin, Texas, presenting in front of a panel of VCs, agency and technology executives and other attendees from around the country.
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Fast Company Lists Top 10 Most Innovative Israeli Companies of 2015

Israel is recognized across the globe for it’s groundbreaking technology and innovative thinking. From changing the way we see our brain to identifying breaches of credit card security, here are Fast Company’s top 10 innovative
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Amir Peleg, Founder & CEO of TaKaDu, “Israel’s Water Ninja” to Speak at Economist Innovation Forum in Chicago

category: Water
Amir Peleg, founder of the integrated water network management company, TaKaDu, will be a featured speaker at the Economic Innovation Forum at the Four Seasons Hotel in Chicago on March 26,
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Israeli Companies Showcase at JP Morgan Healthcare Investment Conference

Earlier this week, a group of seven Israeli healthcare-technology companies showcased at the Health Evolution Summit “Connecting Health Leaders” event during JP Morgan in San Francisco.  It was a jammed-pack event, with healthcare executives from across
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