Lior Lamesh and Shahar Shamai  / Photo: Osnat Krosnansky Blockchain deals without Internet co GK8 raises $4m

The Israeli company's technology is already securely managing digital assets for clients such as the social trading and multi asset brokerage company eToro.

Zvika Netter  / Photo: Innovid Israeli video ad co Innovid buys Argentinean co Herolens

Innovid is reportedly paying $30 million for Herolens, which is the largest creative management platform in Latin America.

Doron Behar AI genetic consultancy co iGentify raises $10.5m

The Israeli company creates accessible and actionable genomic data to enable every individual to leverage their genetics.

The Pitch 2018 winners / Photo: Shauli Landner Eight startups reach The Pitch final

The startups in Wednesday's final, part of the Journey conference in Tel Aviv, are in fields as diverse as food proteins and search engines.

WFF founders  / Photo: Oren Tasler WFF launches 5th Israeli women's startup course

The program includes senior women high-tech mentors, product strategy training, help in financing rounds and marketing, and advice for hiring.

Trigo staff / Photo: Omri Hacohen Amazon Go rival Trigo raises $22m

The Israeli company is developing a system for check-out free stores so that grocery retailers can compete with Amazon Go.

Eze Vidra and Kevin Baxpehler / Photo: Daniel Reiter Remagine raises $35m startup investment fund

The fund focuses on early-stage investments in entertainment companies in Israel and the UK.

Yonatan Adiri  photo: Eyal Izhar Israeli phone as diagnostic device co raises $60m

The company has also received FDA clearance for its smartphone-based chronic kidney disease diagnostic test.

start-ups Real-time big data co ScyllaDB raises $25m

The Israeli company will use the new funds to offer a better, faster open source alternative to Amazon DynamoDB.

Beyond Meat Israeli 3D meat printer co Redefine Meat raises $6m

Redefine Meat is developing plant-based animal-free meat using proprietary industrial 3D printers.

Explorium founders  / Photo: Explorium Data science platform co Explorium raises $19m

Explorium CEO: We are doing for machine learning data what search engines did for the web.

Drone Photo: Reuters AI drone fleet co vHive raises $5.5m

The Israeli company has developed a software solution that enables enterprises to digitize their field assets and operations using autonomous drone hives.

Dave Waiser Gett moves towards profit, sees IPO in 2020

Gett: In Britain and Israel, Gett is the first company in the ride hailing sector that is moving to profitability.

Apprente  / Photo: PR McDonald's buys voice AI co Apprente

The startup's voice-based AI conversational technology will be used in drive-thru restaurants.

Cyber surveillance Photo: ASAP Shutterstock Israeli cyber risk modeling co Kovrr raises $5.5m

Kovrr is pioneering the use of AI to transparently predict and price cyber risk.

Stephen Harper Former Canadian PM promotes Israel investments

Stephen Harper is president of the Awz venture capital fund advisory committee. The fund specializes in investments in Israeli security and intelligence startups.

Startups Compostable packaging co TIPA raises $25m

TIPA CEO: We founded TIPA with the vision of offering sustainable packaging solutions that break down and return to nature.

Snyk founders  / Photo:  Snyk Open source security platform Snyk raises $70m

The Israeli company's system protects the full application lifecycle from code to deployed application.

Health Photo: Shutterstock ASAP Creative Health care platform co Vim raises $24m

Vim empowers providers with actionable insights to ensure patients get the best care for their needs, and guides patients to top doctors in virtual networks.

Syte founders Israeli visual AI co Syte raises $21.5m

The Tel Aviv-based company powers visual search for some of the world’s largest e-commerce companies.

Benny Yonovich Online booking co Arbitrip: Hong Kong tourism collapsing

The demonstrations against the regime in Hong Kong have caused huge damage to business tourism with flights canceled and hotel prices plunging.

Gilad Japhet Israeli genealogy co MyHeritage buys River Road Bio

This is MyHeritage's tenth acquisition and consolidates its position in consumer genomics.

Cybersecurity  image: Shutterstock Israeli cybersecurity co BigID raises $50m

The data-centric personal data privacy and protection company helps enterprises comply with global privacy regulation and meet their data protection needs.

Tech transfer Tech transfer is about more than revenue

The commercialization companies of Israel's universities take the Central Bureau of Statistics to task for measuring their success in terms of money.

Tamir Bechor / Photo: Eyal Izhar, Globes Building a security concept for Volkswagen cars

Former top Israeli security operative Tamir Bechor talks about car cybersecurity company Cymotive, which he founded with two other former security service colleagues.

Benjamin Netanyahu in Mobileye car  / Photo: Reuters Abir Sultan, Reuters Auto-tech startups adjust to delays in autonomous cars

Despite the slower progress towards self-driving cars, Hailo and Cortica are Israel's frontrunners for a major exit or IPO, or to become unicorns.

Boaz Noy and Tzafra Cohen / Photo: Cadya Levi The super yeasts producing protein and fuel

Israeli company NextFerm has unique technology for turning natural yeasts into industrial power players.

Zohar Zisapel  / Photo: Jonathan Bloom , Globes Zohar Zisapel moving from auto-tech to AI investments

40 years after founding RAD with his brother, Zisapel is still putting his heart into technology investments.

Porsche Germans flock to Israel seeking technology

According to IVC, deals with German involvment accounted for 30% of the number of European deals in the Israeli ecosystem in the first half of 2019.

Unicorn / Photo: Shutterstock Why are we seeing so many unicorns?

Tech companies are staying private for much longer than they used to, reaching huge valuations. Why? Follow the money.

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