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Israel Trade & Economic Office

U.S. Midwest Region

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 Retail Tech Companies Spend Week in Chicago

category: Uncategorized
A group of Israeli retail Tech companies came to Chicago in mid-June 2014 to participate at the Internet Retailer Conference & Exhibition. IRCE is the flagship event of the e-commerce industry and draws nearly 10,000 vendors
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Biological Computer Built by Israeli Scientists

category: Life Sciences
Israeli scientists built a biological computer using only biomolecules like enzymes and DNA. Researchers at the Technion-Israel Institute of Technology have created a molecular transducer – an advanced computing machine –
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Israeli Company Tracks Your Online Behavior To Protect Your Privacy

category: Uncategorized
There has been an increasing concern as to whether password-protection really protects our privacy.  While many online companies, such as Facebook and Google, have introduced steps such as two-step verification to protect
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Farmigo Inc. Raised $8 M in Funding

category: Agriculture
Farmigo Inc., whose development center is in Tel Aviv,  is an online farmer’s market founded in 2009 by CEO Benzi Ronen. The online marketplace allows  workplaces, schools, community centers, and other places
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Tel Aviv Leads the World for Tech Innovation

category: Investing
Wired Magazine recently crowned Tel Aviv as one of the largest center for technology innovation in the world. The science and technology magazine recently evaluated the cities of the world and crowned Tel Aviv as
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Outbrain Expanding in Marketing Technology Space

category: Investing
Often without knowing it, people are using Israeli technology everyday.  Perhaps no technology flies more under the radar than Outbrain, an Israeli company that readers of online news websites from
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Microsoft Bringing Accelerator Program to Israel

category: Investing
Microsoft is beginning a new accelerator program, designed to provide development services and other support to startups.  The accelerator, called Windows Azure, will be held at Microsoft’s Israel Research and Development Center. 
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Social Media Company Tracx raises $4 Million Ahead of Trip to Chicago

category: Investing
Social media management company Tracx has recently completed its second financing round, raising $4.4 million.  Tracx was founded in 2008, and today is one of the leading companies in the
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Investments in Israeli Startups Highest of Millennium

category: Investing
The final numbers are in, and 2011 was a record setting year for investments in Israeli companies.  In 2011, 546 Israeli high-tech companies attracted $2.14 billion from local and foreign venture investors, the highest amount
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