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These Are the Startups Selected to Showcase Their Technology in Berlin (Part 4)

The fourth group of startups selected to participate in CTech and Calcalist's upcoming conference in Berlin revealed: Anachoic, Bllush, Arbe, GK8, Guardian Optical Technologies, SmartGreen, Freightos, Quicklizard, Zugreifen

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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. The conference will include a series of unique encounters and discussions on topics with a focus on innovation and tech, business ties with Israel, investment opportunities, and more. During the conference, professional speakers will examine the ways in which tech and innovation manifest in various fields, from cyber and property-tech, to finance and artificial intelligence.

 

For more information on the conference and for registration, click here

 

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As part of the conference, CTech and Calcalist will host a Meet & Pitch event at which Israeli entrepreneurs and growth-stage companies will meet with top European executives and venture capitalists.

 

A delegation of selected Israeli startups that will showcase their technologies and meet with local investors and strategic partners in European and German-based corporations. The exclusive invite-only B2B event will be held as part of the conference and will bring together entrepreneurs and investors for personal meetings in a speed dating format.

 

Israeli startups from the fields of urban-tech, AI and big data, prop-tech, tech for good, cyber and intelligence tech, are welcome to apply by emailing omer.vermouth@calcalist.co.il.

 

Below are 9 of the startups selected to showcase their technology in Berlin.

 

Anachoic

Founded: 2018

Founders: Eric Tammam, Ehud Fishler

Investors: undisclosed

Funding to date: $1.3 million

Field: road safety

 

Anachoic Ltd. develops technologies to improve the spatial awareness and user safety of motorcycle riders, cyclists, and pedestrians through augmented hearing. The company combines sensors, spatial sound synthesis, and artificial intelligence technologies.

 

Anachoic co-founders. Photo: Anachoic Ltd Anachoic co-founders. Photo: Anachoic Ltd

 

 

Bllush

Founded: 2016

Founders: Tomer Dean, Peleg Aran

Investors: LETA Capital

Funding to date: $1.7 million

Field: e-commerce

 

Bllush Visuals Ltd. develops a software that matches fashion and design e-commerce brands with product images sourced from a pool of user-generated photos.

 

Bllush co-founders Tomer Dean (left) and Peleg Aran. Photo: Omer Stein Bllush co-founders Tomer Dean (left) and Peleg Aran. Photo: Omer Stein

 

Guardian Optical Technologies

Founded: 2015

Founders: Gil Dotan, Gideon Carmon

Investors: Mirai Creation Fund, Translink Capital, Maniv Mobility

Funding to date: $16.5 million

Field: IoT, mobility

 

Guardian Optical Technologies Ltd. develops optical sensors that monitor the interiors of cars and work in conjunction with seatbelts, airbags, and other built-in safety systems to protect drivers and passengers.

 

Co-founder Gil Dotan. Photo: PR Co-founder Gil Dotan. Photo: PR

 

Quicklizard

Founded: 2010

Founders: Yossi Cohen, Yariv Peer, Pini Mandel, Tal Weber

Investors: undisclosed

Funding to date: undisclosed

Field: e-commerce

 

Quicklizard Ltd. develops a real-time pricing optimization software that enables companies to create optimal pricing strategies, based on internal and external data.

 

  

Arbe

Founded: 2015

Founders: Kobi Marenko, Noam Arkind, Oz Fixman

Investors: Canaan Partners Israel, iAngels, 360 Capital Partners, Catalyst CEL, AI Alliance, BAIC Capital, Mission Blue Capital, Maniv Mobility, O.G. Tech Ventures, Taya Ventures, OurCrowd

Funding to date: $55 million

Field: automotive radar technologies

 

Arbe (incorporated as Arbe Robotics Ltd.) develops a high-resolution imaging radar chipset for the automotive industry.  

Arbe co-founders. Photo: Arbe Arbe co-founders. Photo: Arbe

 

 

Zugreifen

Founded: 2016

Founders: Ariel Cohen, Tal Zugreifen

Investors: undisclosed

Funding to date: undisclosed

Field: big data, clean energy

 

Zugreifen Ltd. offers energy usage monitoring, management, and electricity-theft protection services designed to optimize both energy providers’ and their customers energy consumption.

Zugreifen's co-founder Ariel Cohen. Photo: Zugreifen Zugreifen's co-founder Ariel Cohen. Photo: Zugreifen

 

SmartGreen

Founded: 2014

Founders: Nati Freiberg

Investors: undisclosed

Funding to date: $3 million

Field: cleantech

 

SmartGreen Ltd. develops a system for monitoring, managing, and reducing energy consumption. The company's system is meant for use in factories, commercial and industrial facilities, malls, shopping centers, hospitals, and schools.

 

GK8

Founded: 2018

Founders: Lior Lamesh, Shahar Shamai

Investors: Marius Nacht, Discount Capital, IDEAL-HLS group, iAngels, Eden Block, StratX

Funding to date: $4 million

Field: cybersecurity

 

GK8 Ltd. provides secure digital assets cybersecurity and management service and develops a technology that enables sending blockchain transactions without the need for an internet connection.

 

GK8 founders Shahar Shamai (left) and Lior Lamesh. Photo: Osnat Krasnanski GK8 founders Shahar Shamai (left) and Lior Lamesh. Photo: Osnat Krasnanski

 

Freightos Limited

Founded: 2012

Founders: Zvi Schreiber,

Investors: GE Ventures, Gold Lion Holdings, Aleph, Annox Capital, OurCrowd, Israel Cleantech Ventures, MSR Capital, Sadara Ventures

Funding to date: $80 million

Field: SaaS

 

Freightos, incorporated as Tradeos Limited, is a freight shipping marketplace. The company operates an online freight sales platform where freight vendors can upload complex contracts and generate quotes within minutes. Freightos platform offers features such as price comparison, instant booking, and shipment tracking for freight shipments.

 

Startups Selected to Showcase Their Technology in Berlin (Part 1):

PointGrab, Syte, Flytrex, GOARC, Sixdof Space, Qsee, Anzu, Agrowing, TriEye, Percepto

 

Startups Selected to Showcase Their Technology in Berlin (Part 2):

Home Hero, HopOn, ePlane, Seebo, Biobeat, Hoopo, NoTraffic, Wave, Intsights, Venn

 

Startups Selected to Showcase Their Technology in Berlin (Part 3):

SparkBeyond, BreezoMeter, Otorio, Optimove, Radiflow, CHEQ, 3GSolar Photovoltaics, Skyline AI, CybeReady Learning Solutions, CybeReady, Juganu

 

These Are the Startups Selected to Showcase Their Technology in Berlin (Part 5):

Evercompliant , Pick a Pier, Plentific, QEDIT, Rewire.to, Xm Cyber, Home Made, PayKey, MyOR, Razor Labs, AceTech