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CTech Daily Roundup: There are currently over 25 Israeli companies working on 5G related tech, from giants like Intel to small early-stage startups

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5G Tech | Israeli companies leading global 5G revolution. There are currently over 25 Israeli companies working on 5G related tech, from giants like Intel to small early-stage startups. Read more

 

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A 5G supported cellphone. Rafael Kahan A 5G supported cellphone. Rafael Kahan

Five Israeli companies recognized in annual Disruptor 50 list. Neteera, Lemonade, Healthy.io, SentinalOne and K Health all featuring among world's leading startups. Read more

 

Israeli company Kamada to offer antibody treatment to Covid-19 patients. “To the best of our knowledge, Kamada is the first company globally to complete manufacturing of a plasma-derived IgG product for the treatment of Covid-19,” says CEO of the Nasdaq listed company. Read more 

 

Fintech startup Pagaya raises $102 million. Pagaya uses machine learning algorithms and big data analytics to manage institutional assets. Pagaya has more than $1.6 billion in assets under management. Read more

 

Pandemic to boost adoption of new technologies, says Startup Nation Central study. A new report by the Tel Aviv-based non-profit finds fintech investment in Israel amounted to a record $1.8 billion in 2019, Israel accounts for 5.1% of the global investment in fintech, ranking fifth in the world. Read more

 

Apple TV+ acquires rights to Israeli spy show Teheran. "Teheran" tells the story of Tamar Rabinian, a young Hacker from Unit 8200—the Israeli military's equivalent to the NSA and British GCHQ—that is sent under a false identity to Tehran for a dangerous mission, which is supposed to support the attack on Iran's nuclear facilities. Read more

 

Amid tourism slump, TripActions raises $125 million in convertible-to-IPO financing. The funding gives the company more flexibility to weather Covid-19 while accelerating investments in TripActions Liquid and expanding its global enterprise sales and European operations. Read more

 

“Getting paid vacation is not so bad,” how Covid-19 made lifetime freelancers reconsider full-time employment. Former freelancers, forced to fend for themselves amid a global pandemic weigh in on crossing sides and becoming company men. Read more