Sun.Aug 11, 2019

Risk Tolerance

A VC: Musings of a VC in NYC

Startup companies go through a number of phases as they mature from an idea, to a small team, to a growing team, to a small company, to a big company. And along this journey, the leadership team you need changes.

[DarioHealth in PR Newswire] DarioHealth® Clinical Study Data Shows the Dario Membership Program Assists Diabetes Patients in Achieving Pre-Diabetic Blood-Glucose Levels and Consistent In-Range Measurements


DarioHealth Corp.

[OurCrowd in CTech] A Push for Innovation Is Turning Israel From the Startup Nation into the FoodTech Nation


In May, Finistere Ventures, along with Tnuva, Tempo, and Jerusalem-based equity crowdfunding company OurCrowd Ltd., announced they would make an investment commitment of up to $100 million in Israeli foodtech and agtech companies, as part of a newly established consortium. Read more here.

[OurCrowd in The Boston Globe] With new investing rules, you can be part of the crowd that’s funding startups


OurCrowd, of Israel, said earlier this year that it had helped companies raise more than $1 billion — and some of them have been acquired by companies like Samsung and Uber, bringing investors a return on capital. Read more here.

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.

[Labs/02’s IXDen in New Kerala] IXDen Launches New IoT Security Protection Solution Following Data Breach on Billions of Smart Home Devices


IXDen, the leading solution provider for securing IoT devices, announced their new ‘IXDen Smart Homes’, a product which will protect billions of Internet of Things (IoT) devices against cyberattacks, tampering, and data manipulation. Read more here.


[ClimaCell in Bloomberg Quint] Startup Street: This Ratan Tata-Backed Startup Predicts Floods In India, Days In Advance


Boston-based weather forecasting startup ClimaCell has been predicting floods in India, days before they hit with a devastating force. Read more here.

[Beyond Meat in Fox Business] Beyond Meat coming to menus at baseball stadiums, hospitals, schools


Now, food service provider Aramark says it will offer Beyond Meat burgers, sausages and other items on its menus at schools, hospitals, ballparks and other businesses.