Smashing funding records. Again.

How much can venture capital tell you about a startup ecosystem?   There has been lots of online discussion in recent months regarding the relevance  and longevity of traditional VC models, and, the risk-assessment in
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“Future Security” Event in Israel Will Showcase Technologies Making the World Safer

As Artificial Intelligence and Big Data technologies transform entire industries by unlocking new insights, efficiency and business value, they are also making a big impact in the security realm. Advances in computer vision, geo-location, intelligence
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Naspers-owned company buys an Israeli start-up, whose tech is already used by South African taxis

Payment platform PayU, wholly owned by South African media giant Naspers, has acquired Israeli financial technology platform Zooz for an undisclosed amount. Read the full article by James de Villiers in the Business Insider SA 
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PM Netanyahu’s addresses the Fuel Choices Summit

PM Netanyahu: We stand at the cusp of an energy revolution. The monopoly of crude oil will end. And as a result, we’ll have a safer, cleaner, more sustainable world.  Prime Minister Benjamin
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Israel’s Mobileye joins Intel, BMW to develop driverless cars

Collaboration aims to boost investment and position Israel at the forefront of self-driving developments. read the Article here in the Times of Israel.
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eBay Buying Israeli Startup SalesPredict

Read this article in Haaretz here how the acquisition of this Israel startup by eBay will help the company enter the arena of big data analysis to ‘to be more like Amazon.’    
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Start Tel Aviv 2016 Competition Finalists

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Israel Water Week 5 – 9 June Report Back

The first ever Israel South Africa Water Week took place in Johannesburg, Cape Town and Durban earlier this month. Top experts on water scarcity and over a dozen Israeli companies were joined by South African partners, NGOs
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WWi’s Top 25 International Leaders in Water

2 Israelis as well as 2 South Africans have been Voted in the top. Take a look here Diarise the visit by Israeli water experts to South Africa in June to share knowledge.
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South African Naspers Invests in Israel Startup

Eight Year old Israeli Startup, SimilarWeb undergoes Financing Round to value the company at $400 million. Take a look at the article written by Gwen Ackerman in Bloomberg Business:
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