How is Twitter following Facebook and what is spooking Israeli tech investors?

CTech Daily Roundup: JVP partners sue Leadspace’s CEO, claim he secretly tried to sell the company

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JVP partners sue Leadspace’s CEO, claim he secretly tried to sell the company. Lawsuit alleges Doug Bewsher inflated earnings and ignored investment offers, all so he could win a big bonus on the sale. Read more


Israel’s Glassbox acquires rival SessionsCam in custom analytics merger. The combined company will deliver the industry’s first-ever complete view of all online digital interactions across web and mobile. Read more


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Twitter ‘follows’ Facebook, bans Holocaust denial on its platform. After months of pressure and scrutiny, it appears that social media platforms have finally decided to take anti-Semitism seriously. Read more


Opinion | Israeli tech investors spooked by Covid-19 and young startups suffer the consequences. VC investors are preferring to stay away from riskier investments in early-stage companies and are putting their money in mature companies. Read more 


Round B | Setting up a startup? It all starts with raising initial capital. Shaul Olmert, founder of Flying Pigs offers some golden advice for new startups on the early stages of financing your dreams. Read more


7 startups complete JVP Play CyberNYC’s program at Margalit Startup City. This year’s cohort included various cyber themes, including threat hunting, anti-phishing, risk assessment, and more. Read more


Head of the Privacy Protection Authority: Israeli Security Agency’s Activities harm our privacy. Dr. Shlomit Wagman-Ratner, Head of the Anti-Money Laundering Authority and acting-head of the Privacy Protection Authority says that cybercrimes have almost doubled since the outbreak of the coronavirus. Read more


Adam Neumann is back in real estate, investing $30 million in resident management app Alfred Club. The American startup has developed a resident management software application that enables real estate developers and property managers to provide in-home services. Read more