CTech's Tuesday Roundup of Israeli Tech News

Israeli air quality control startup Urecsys raises additional $3 million;

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Exclusive | Israeli air quality control startup Urecsys raises additional $3 million. Urecsys develops air treatment technologies for optimizing air quality in residential and commercial buildings. Read more


VC Entrée Capital announces $100m Israel focused fund. The fund will target early-stage companies with Israeli founders across Israel, Europe, and the U.S., providing funding rounds from $500,000 to $5,000,000. Read more


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Tesla moves ahead with Israel launch. The autonomous vehicle giant has hired local car industry veteran Ilan Benano to manage its repair service operation in the country. Read more


Government orders 2-Day curfew for holiday as Israeli coronavirus cases near 12,000. Israelis may not leave their communities, other than to buy food, medicine, or other essential products, from Tuesday evening to Thursday morning. Read more


Will coworking spaces survive Covid-19? As the government guidelines began to decrease the possibility of working from offices, clients began asking their coworking space providers for discounts. Read more


Netflix to compensate Israeli production team for canceled filming days. Some 200 of the production employees, permanent cast members, and guest stars of Netflix’s upcoming 10-part series Typhoon, received an email stating they will receive full payment for production days canceled due to Covid-19. Read more


Technion researchers develop technology to treat Covid-19 patients with acute respiratory distress syndrome. The team’s technology is known as Liquid Foam Therapy (LIFT), and is intended to improve the distribution of surfactant, the liquid that coats the surface of alveoli in the lungs. Read more


Cybersecurity company CyGov partners with risk management company Foresight. CyGov develops a cyber risk software that enables organizations to understand their cyber risks and how best to manage them. Read more