Merck photo: PR Merck sets up €20m fund for Israeli biotech cos

The German pharmaceutical company is cooperating with Arkin Bio Ventures, Pontifax Fund, and WuXi Apptec.

Vaica Photo: PR Vaica reminds patients to take medicine

The Israeli company adapts its reminders to the patient's age and the type of medicine.

Ziv Aviram and Prof. Amnon Shashua Mobileye founders co OrCam valued at over $1b

OrCam, which has developed a wearable aid for people with impaired vision, raised $30.4 million in a round led by Clal Insurance and Meitav Dash Provident Funds and Pension Ltd.

Cyber surveillance Photo: ASAP Shutterstock Cybersecurity co Morphisec raises $12m

Beersheva-based Morphisec specializes in Moving Target Defense.

medical equipment  photo: Shutterstock Neurovascular device co Perflow Medical raises $12m

Stream Net is a thrombectomy device designed to address unmet clinical needs in the treatment of acute ischemic stroke.

Bogner, Goldstein, Inbar, Oron, Kotlicki, Salzman, Rapoport  photo: Ezra Levy "New York is starting to be preferable to Silicon Valley"

For the Israeli companies that participated in Oracle's startup accelerator, direct flights and time zone are just two reasons to open up in New York.

medical, medicine Gastro-intestinal endoscopy co SMART raises $8m

The Israeli company's G-EYE is a novel add-on balloon device that works with standard endoscopes to assist visualization of the colon.

CommonSense Robotics Photo PR Omer Hacohen Israel AI co CommonSense Robotics raises $20m

The company uses AI and robotics tech to help online grocery retailers speed up sorting and processing inventory, taking orders, and delivering them.

Cannabis Israeli cannabis analysis co GemmaCert raises $2.25m

GemmaCert allows any person to analyze and obtain accurate results on potency and quality in about 30 seconds.

Startups Israeli B2B fintech co Tipalti raises $30m

Tipalti’s cloud-based payables automation platform helps CFOs scale payable operations for rapid and global growth.

Perception Point Photo: PR Cybersecurity co Perception Point raises $8m

The Israeli company already offers an advanced email protection solution, and will use the funds to expand its global presence and product portfolio.

Yoram Yaacovi Photo: Eyal Yitzhar "Arabs employed at Microsoft Israel rose tenfold"

Outgoing Microsoft Israel R&D head Yoram Yaacovi: Why quarrel about bits of land when we have amazing human capital on both the Israeli and the Arab Palestinian side.

Freddy Zinger Photo: Eyal Yitzhar Former Teva exec sets up Galilee incubator

Freddy Zinger does not rule out buying Teva Migada in Kiryat Shmona, the company he founded.

Ami Appelbaum Photo: Eyal Yitzhar Ami Appelbaum: Innovation must be linked to growth

The Israel Innovation Authority's new chairperson Ami Appelbaum sets out his vision for the Startup Nation. 

Haim Srur  photo courtesy Go-Arc Using gaming to prevent workplace deaths

Go-Arc's work safety system is based on stimulation and incentives.

Gideon Greenspan Photo: PR Blockchain goes beyond cryptocurrencies

Digital identification, supply chain, and IP are among other blockchain applications, Dr. Gideon Greenspan head of Coin Sciences tells "Globes."

Mor Assia and Shelly Hod Moyal  photo: Ronen Fadida The Israeli women VCs taking on blockchain

Mor Assia and Shelly Hod Moyal say theirs is the venture capital fund of the future  - and a 300% return is hard to argue with.

Matthew Hertz Photo: Tamar Matsafi A search engine that digs deeper than Google

Pipl has raised $19 million from IGP. Founder and CEO Matthew Hertz tells "Globes" about the search engine's ability to find people.

William Wagner Photo: Tamar Matsafi "Artificial intelligence still at the hype stage"

LogMeIn got more than it thought it was getting when it acquired Israeli company Nanorep.

Kaltura execs Photo: Tamar Matsafi Kaltura CEO: We're in this for the long haul

The Israeli video platform company is not in a rush to hold an IPO, but is sure that one will happen at the right time.

Cortica Photo: Liran Shetreet Cortica is developing AI for the autonomous car

The Israeli company's product is being tested by three major auto industry companies. Photo: Shlomi Yosef "Globes" names as Israel's most promising 2017 startup

With the help of local VC firms and global tech companies, we bring you this year's crop of companies most likely to make a disruptive difference.

Chinese bus manufacturing Photo: Reuters China Stringer Israel's auto-tech industry attracts NIS 65b in 2017

Israel's auto-tech industry is buzzing as Mobileye is installed in Chinese buses, startups close large financing rounds and carmakers open offices in Israel.

Yoni Heilbronn and Ofer Ben-Noon  photo: Shlomi Yosef How Argus drove to the exit

Argus's CEO and CMO talk about their competitive advantage and how they might expand from car cybersecurity.

Female entrepreneurs Photo: Inbal Marmari The women changing the face of the Startup Nation

"Lady Globes" presents the outstanding Israeli women entrepreneurs of 2017.

Yaron Daniely Photo: Yonatan Bloom Yissum CEO seeks to connect academia and industry

Dr. Yaron Daniely reveals that Yissum gave Hebrew University over NIS 800 million in research funds, royalties, and shares over the past decade.

Navot Volk Photo: Mor Shmoshkovitz Israeli startups beginning to see benefits of New York

Some Israeli startups prefer to set up their headquarters in New York rather than Silicon Valley. Microsoft Accelerator Israel head Navot Volk explains why.

Israel Innovation Authority Photo: PR Israel to double number of high-tech employees

The Israel Innovation Authority's annual report includes an operational plan for doubling the proportion of high-tech employees in the workforce over the next decade. 

Mori Arkin, Uri Geiger photos: Tamar Matsafi, Eyal Izhar Accelmed fattening Cogentix for sale

Accelmed seeks to replicate its success formula in urology, as portfolio company Cogentix makes a third acquisition.

Journey 2017 8 Israeli startups to compete in Globes-EY Journey Pitch

The startups will compete at the Globes-EY Journey Conference in Tel Aviv on October 25 with the winners competing in the US Road Show.

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