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Israeli-Swedish e-trading startup Klarna raises $155M in financing

category: Internet
  Klarna, a joint Israeli-Swedish start-up company active in the e-trading arena, raised $155 Million in financing. Klarna competes with PayPal and other online payment systems.  Its USP is that it
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Swiss Bank Julius Bär launches Israel Activity

category: Finance, General
Julius Bär, private Swiss bank which is active in 20 countries and employs 3,600 workers, will open its first Israeli branch in Tel Aviv in 2012.  This move by Julius Bär represents a faith in the strength and potential of the Israeli economy in the...
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Israeli Start-up Shaker Wins Techcrunch Disrupt Contest and raises $15 investment

category: Technology
The TechCrunch blog named Shaker, a social game played via the Facebook platform, the winner of its TechCrunch Disrupt San Francisco 2011 start-up contest. Shaker, which
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Technion Professor Daniel Shechtman Wins Nobel Chemistry Prize

Technion Professor Daniel Shechtman Wins Nobel Chemistry Prize

category: General
Professor Daniel Shechtman of the Technion-Israel Institute of Technology has been designated the winner of the Nobel Prize in Chemistry for 2011 for his discovery of quasicrystals – a new form of matter that has
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Intel acquires Israeli Telmap, which creates navigation for cellular phones, for US$200-300

category: Technology
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Where can you find the best cows in the world? Israel

category: Agriculture, Dairy
Advanced technologies allows Israel’s dairy industry to reach optimal milk production. http://www.jpost.com/Sci-Tech/Article.aspx?id=239678  
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