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Who raised $132 million at a $1.4 billion valuation and should Israelis be worried about Pfizer getting private info?

CTech Daily Roundup: Quali raises $54 million to expand cloud infrastructure automation at scale

CTech 22:2719.01.21
K Health closes $132 million series E at a $1.4 billion valuation. This is the remote healthcare company’s third financing round in under a year, bringing in a total of $224 million. Read more

 

Quali raises $54 million to expand cloud infrastructure automation at scale. The Israeli company's CloudShell platform accelerates and simplifies infrastructure environment provisioning by enabling teams to create self-service, on-demand replicas of full-stack infrastructure environments. Read more

Dubai skyline. Photo: Yaniv Halili Dubai skyline. Photo: Yaniv Halili

 

It’s “Game On” for Fyber, who credits its record growth to a booming industry. App monetizing company Fyber had its most successful year ever in 2020, and expects records to keep reaching new heights as the years go on. Read more

 

Israel-Dubai partnership to launch a $100 million debt investment fund for tech companies. Liquidity Capital and Vault Investments will partner to fuel entrepreneurship for the two nations. Read more

 

"There is no limit to what Israel and the Emirates can do together." Ambassador Eitan Na'eh, Head of the Israel Mission to the UAE, is a big believer in the potential of the cooperation between the countries. Read more

 

StackPulse founded by former Luminate Security execs raises $20 million. The Israeli software company creates automated software to respond to glitches without the need for traditional IT tools, company plans to use funds for expansion and product development. Read more

 

Hyundai is the latest carmaker to invest in Israel’s UVeye, joining Toyota, Honda, and Volvo. The Korean company’s investment of several millions of dollars will bring the total investment by the automakers to $40 million. Read more

 

HR Post Covid | For riseup, it’s Go Big, not Home. The old adage, ‘go big or go home’ needn’t apply to the fintech company that moved office to keep its sense of community. Read more

 

BIRD Foundation approves $7.45 million funding for eight new projects. The new additions bring the total number of approved projects to more than 1,020 over 43 years. Read more

 

Human experimentation oversight committee wants to approve Israel-Pfizer data-sharing deal. Does research to examine Covid-19 vaccine’s effectiveness at achieving herd immunity risk citizens’ privacy? Read more

 

Analysis | A bubble in the making? The Tel Aviv Stock Exchange is experiencing a record year. The public may remember 2020 as a year of unemployment and lockdowns, but investors have put pedal to the metal with 25 companies going public, earning an average return of 34%. Read more

 

Opinion | Digital transformation must reach for the clouds. We often hear that the road towards the cloud is complicated, and to some extent that is correct. However, its benefits exceed its complications. Read more

 

Pangea launches smart nursing home pilot solution for safety in Israel. The solution will help 200 residential units prevent the spread of Covid-19. Read more

 

Opinion | Dissecting the data-sharing deal: Should Israelis be worried about Pfizer getting private info? Israel truly has an opportunity to be a light unto the nations by helping everyone else optimally distribute their vaccines in their own jurisdictions, but at what cost? Read more