- High funding alternatives
- Startup of the Week: Shyft home-moving market grows 330%
- March eighth: The way forward for 3D printing with Nas Day by day
- AEYE Health goals to avoid wasting hundreds of thousands from blindness
- D-ID brings family members to life
- Cyabra displays Russia’s social media propaganda warfare
- Plantish cooks up 3D-printed, plant-based ‘salmon’ fillet
- OurCrowd and Microsoft host CyberTech visitors
- OurCrowd hosts Fem JLM workshop
- TytoCare aids Ukrainian villages, types first partnership in Brazil
- Biolojic Design antibody accredited for in-human most cancers drug trial
- ThetaRay’s know-how can implement financial sanctions on Russia
- Greater than 4,500 high-tech jobs
Startup of the Week:
Shyft: Dwelling-moving market grows 330%
Shifting house is large enterprise. Partnerships with Google and AARP – the most important membership group within the US – are driving web income progress to a projected 330% this yr at Shyft, the digital market upending the way in which People transfer residence within the trendy period. Greater than 15 million individuals relocate every year within the US alone, an enormous market slowed down in paperwork and analog practices – and a pair of million of them are AARP members. Shyft’s on-line market connects lots of of shifting firms with private and company clients all over the world. It has already moved 200,000 individuals in 68 international locations. Shyft is one in every of solely 15 AARP branded suppliers – all of the others are already billion-dollar firms. The Hartford, a Fortune 500 insurance coverage firm, reviews that 92% of its $3B in private premiums in 2020 got here by way of its AARP partnership. Shyft is the unique relocation companion for Google’s versatile work program, via which greater than 10,000 Google staff have already utilized to work remotely. The corporate sees the Google program as a mannequin for future-proofed company relocation schemes simply tailor-made for different main companies. With an extra 130% web income enhance projected for 2023 and extra pilots within the pipeline, Shyft is on monitor for unicorn standing. Future Labs Capital joins this $30M Sequence B spherical alongside present traders Blumberg Capital, Inovia Capital, Forefront (Barbara Corcoran), Endeavor, Gaingels, Inwell Ventures (ex-Airbnb), a big strategic company insurance coverage VC and OurCrowd.
March eighth: The way forward for 3D printing with Nas Day by day
Be part of us on Tuesday, March 8th when Nas Day by day creator Nuseir Yassin will give OurCrowd traders an unique first have a look at his new video on Plantish, the startup that’s 3D printing plant-based “salmon steaks”. Movie star chef Nir Zook explains how you can prepare dinner them. Erez Vigodman, the previous CEO of Strauss and Teva Prescribed drugs, reveals why he’s grow to be the Chairman of Largix, which is 3D printing large objects for business, and Yishai Amir tells us how his expertise main the printing, design and graphics revolution at HP may also help Largix at the moment. 3D printing business pioneer Avi Reichenthal explains how Nexa3D is offering components for the Williams Formulation 1 racing group. With Ofek Ron, Co-founder and CEO of Plantish, Ronen Orr, Co-founder and CEO of Largix, and Geert Denutte, Founding father of CGK Group.
AEYE Well being goals to avoid wasting hundreds of thousands from blindness
“Thousands and thousands of persons are going blind simply because they aren’t getting examined. That is how we are going to put an finish to the issue,” Dr. Zack Dvey-Aharon, CEO of AEYE Health tells Lisa Gann in the Times of Israel. Within the US alone, some 35 million diabetics and 90 million prediabetics are vulnerable to creating diabetic retinopathy, the prime reason for blindness at working age. AEYE Well being’s AI-powered platform allows anybody to be examined rapidly at a physician’s workplace or pharmacy. In the future within the not-too-distant future, screening for potential lack of sight “might be as simple as strolling right into a CVS, placing your chin on a chinrest and studying inside seconds in case you’re going blind or not,” says Dvey-Aharon.
D-ID brings family members to life
D-ID is the startup behind Deep Nostalgia, the viral picture animation app from MyHeritage that swept the world final yr, bringing outdated images to life. Click on beneath to signal an NDA and study in regards to the firm’s subsequent steps and its present funding spherical.
Cyabra displays Russia’s social media propaganda warfare
Whereas the eyes of the world are on the bottom warfare in Ukraine, our portfolio firm Cyabra is monitoring the propaganda warfare raging on social media platforms. The corporate found a dramatic uptick in anti-Ukraine posts, many from newly created or questionable accounts, weeks earlier than Russia’s invasion, the Associated Press reports. “It’s vital that leaders and residents alike are conscious of the excessive probability that the data they’re digesting on social media stems from inauthentic sources, and due to this fact of questionable reliability,” says Dan Brahmy, CEO of Cyabra, now funding on the OurCrowd platform.
Plantish cooks up 3D-printed, plant-based ‘salmon’ fillet
The way forward for seafood is coming to a plate close to you as our portfolio firm Plantish works on producing the primary plant-based whole-cut salmon fillet utilizing 3D printing know-how, Israel21C writes. The corporate goals “to avoid wasting the oceans and get rid of the necessity to eat marine animals by offering extra sustainable, extra nutritious and extra scrumptious fish choices,” says Ofek Ron, Co-founder and CEO.
OurCrowd and Microsoft host CyberTech visitors
OurCrowd and Microsoft for Startups hosted a VIP cocktail reception in Tel Aviv for the CyberTech International TLV Convention. The gathering introduced collectively convention audio system, founders, traders, C-level executives, diplomats and Microsoft and OurCrowd management. Among the many convention audio system and exhibitors have been OurCrowd portfolio firms ThetaRay, Morphisec, ItsMine, and Cybersixgill.
OurCrowd hosts Fem JLM workshop
OurCrowd hosted the third group of Fem JLM at our HQ for a workshop on office negotiations, led by Maissa Ballout Shamshoum. The Jerusalem-based program helps ladies within the tech group, serving to them develop into managerial positions within the tech ecosystem with lectures, mentorship, and networking occasions.
High Tech Information
TytoCare aids Ukrainian villages, types first partnership in Brazil
Qure portfolio firm TytoCare donated 50 of its telemedicine units to distant medical facilities within the Ukraine via UNICEF, Israel21C reports. The aim is to maintain youngsters from touring lengthy distances for medical care through the warfare with Russia. TytoCare has been working in Ukraine since April 2021. The corporate additionally started its first partnership in Brazil, HIT Consultant reports. Will probably be working with Alice, the nation’s first major care-driven medical health insurance plan, to offer kits to physicians and sufferers alike.
Biolojic Design antibody accredited for in-human most cancers drug trial
Our biotech pioneer Biolojic Design has a key position in an upcoming first-in-human scientific trial. The corporate’s AI-powered platform created an antibody which will be used by the immune-oncology agency Aulos Bioscience in a drug designed to eradicate stable tumors. The research might be carried out in partnership with Monash Well being, the most important public well being service supplier in Victoria, Australia.
ThetaRay’s know-how can implement financial sanctions on Russia
Fintech innovator ThetaRay says its know-how can help enforce the economic sanctions imposed on Russia by the US and different Western international locations over the invasion of Ukraine. The corporate’s AI-powered monitoring and screening platform permits governments and monetary establishments to determine each guide and cyber-automated makes an attempt to violate the sanctions. “The ThetaRay system can sort out refined cash laundering schemes, terror financing and enforcement of world regulatory sanctions with out harming ongoing monetary actions,” says Mark Gazit, CEO of ThetaRay.
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