Mon.Feb 10, 2020

Olga Bartnicki Joins Techstars as Managing Director of the New York Barclays Accelerator Program

TechStars

Today, I am excited to announce that I am joining Techstars as Managing Director of the Barclays Accelerator, powered by Techstars, in New York City.

Computer Science For All NYC

A VC: Musings of a VC in NYC

About ten years ago, I started asking why were weren’t teaching computer science to every student in the NYC public school system.

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[OurCrowd in Israel Hayom] ‘In the supermarket of our ideas, everything is accessible’

OurCrowd

Jon Medved, who has invested in over 200 startups and recording 36 exits predicts a bright future for Israel’s high-tech industry. “I get up every morning and help people make their dreams come true – what more can I ask for?” ” he says. Read more here.

Interview with investors adds insight, direction to student concepts developed for Love’s Entrepreneur’s Cup competition

Innovation 2 Enterprise

February 10, 2020. Contact: Sarah Seagraves, Senior VP for Marketing. 405) 813-2403. sseagraves@i2E.org. OKLAHOMA CITY – Oklahoma college students competing in the 2020 Love’s Entrepreneur’s Cup turned to a group of national investors for insight and direction into their concepts during the recent Interview portion of the business plan competition.

Building Healthy Innovation Ecosystems for Your Projects

Speaker: Nick Noreña, Innovation Coach and Advisor, Kromatic

In this webinar, Nick Noreña will walk through an Innovation Ecosystem Model that he and his team at Kromatic have developed to help investors, heads of product, teachers, and executives understand how they can best support innovation in their own ecosystem. He'll also go over metrics we can use to measure the health of our ecosystems as we build more resources for innovators.

[Portfolio companies in CTech] These Are the 50 Startups Selected to Showcase Their Technologies in Berlin

OurCrowd

On February 26, 2020, top tier business executives, entrepreneurs, and government representatives from Israel and Germany will gather in Berlin to take part in WeTech Berlin 2020, an exclusive innovation conference hosted by CTech and Calcalist.

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[OurCrowd in Associated Press] Sports Technology Leaps Ahead at OurCrowd Global Investor Summit

OurCrowd

OurCrowd, the global venture investing platform and Israel’s most active venture investor, will feature sportstech leaders, investors and entrepreneurs who will discuss the latest trends at the OurCrowd Global Investor Summit in Jerusalem on February 13. Read more here. The post [OurCrowd in Associated Press] Sports Technology Leaps Ahead at OurCrowd Global Investor Summit appeared first on OurCrowd. Top headlines ourcrowd ourcrowd all OurCrowd News

[Intuition Robotics in CrowdFund Insider] OurCrowd Highlights Sportstech and Investment Opportunity

OurCrowd

Top online investment platform OurCrowd is out with a note on its Sportstech portfolio companies as a fast emerging opportunity for investors. OurCrowd is holding its annual Summit this week and Sportstech will be just one of the industries the event will highlight. Read more here. The post [Intuition Robotics in CrowdFund Insider] OurCrowd Highlights Sportstech and Investment Opportunity appeared first on OurCrowd.

[Varo Money in Wall Street Journal] Varo Moves Closer to Becoming a Bank

OurCrowd

Financial-technology startup Varo Money Inc. said Monday it has received regulatory approval to use federal deposit insurance, a significant step in the fintech industry’s quest to take on traditional banks. Read more here.

[OurCrowd in ValueWalk] Top 10 Crowdfunding Fintech Startups for Socially Conscious Investors

OurCrowd

This crowdfunding startup was created for investors that have their accreditation and are able to provide startups with venture capital funding. It sounds like a lot, but the reason this company was founded was to help startups and entrepreneurs gain their ground in the market.

State of MENA Startups 2019, Report

MAGNiTT and 500 Startups jointly launch first 'State of MENA Startups 2019" report. Survey findings reveal insights on trends in fundraising exercise, exit opportunities, hiring, and growth optimization.

[OurCrowd in Stock Watch] Hemostemix appoints Hershman as director

OurCrowd

Hershman is now an investor in OurCrowd Ltd., a leading crowd financing company and is the co-founder and chief executive officer of HealthEffect LLC and CLiHealth LLC, SoLoyal, and Nasus Pharma, along with SanoNash. Read more here.

[ClimaCell in BuiltIn] How Parallel Processing Helps ClimaCell Forecast Weather by the Minute

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ClimaCell, a Boston weather tech firm, analyzes the signal quality from your cell phone and other connected devices to produce hyperlocal weather forecasts.

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[Igentify in Jerusalem Post] Discovering my maternal roots through a simple swab of saliva

OurCrowd

Igentify is a digital medical company and is the developer of the Digital Genetic Counselor, which is a digital platform for genetic test providers. Read more here. The post [Igentify in Jerusalem Post] Discovering my maternal roots through a simple swab of saliva appeared first on OurCrowd.

[Zoomcar in Forbes] 10 Startups Leading The Way In Customer Experience

OurCrowd

Zoomcar has also identified key points in the rental journey to proactively help customers. The detailed customer journey map keeps everyone in the company on the same page to help customers. Read more here.

The Startup Funding Gap

This resource discusses the gap between early funding from friends/family and the more substantial rounds from angel groups and VCs. Why does this gap exist and what can be done about it?

[verse.io in PR Newswire] Chime Partners with Verse.io to Arm Real Estate Professionals with High Quality Leads

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Chime Technologies, an operating system for the real estate industry, today announced a strategic partnership with Verse.io (formerly Agentology), a leading conversational marketing platform revolutionizing lead engagement across verticals, including the real estate market. Read more here. The post [verse.io in PR Newswire] Chime Partners with Verse.io to Arm Real Estate Professionals with High Quality Leads appeared first on OurCrowd. News Center Agentology Marketplace portfolio news verse.io