20 stories about AI
CTech Tech Atzmaut Tomer Zuker

“If you want to create an avatar using Joe Biden or Donald Trump, you will be blocked.”

21.05.24|James Spiro
Tomer Zuker, VP of Marketing at D-ID, speaks to CTech about its place on Calcalist’s ‘Most Promising Startups’ list - and the challenge of providing AI video tools in an election year. 
Arona TrainingCQ

The human factor: Culture's role in AI evolution

21.05.24|Arona Maskil
"The relationship between culture and AI development is undeniably complex and vital. Understanding cultural impacts is imperative for developing ethical, practical, and widely accepted AI technologies," writes Arona Maskil
מיכל קיסוס מנכ"לית פפר כנס שוק הון צעירים

Time is ripe for AI ethics to move from the sidelines to the forefront

20.05.24|Michal Kissos Hertzog
The discussion of AI regulation and ethics is on the sidelines at VivaTech this year. It will be interesting to see where the discussion will turn next year
Yair Snir Dell

AI sparked a global arms race among tech giants for electric reserves—can we maintain energy independence?

20.05.24|Yair Snir
"For Israeli entrepreneurs, the limitless electricity consumption in the AI and GAI era is an exceptional business opportunity," writes Yair Snir, Managing Partner at Dell Technologies Capital, Israel and Europe
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aiOla appoints Alon Peleg as Chief Operating Officer

“Alon's addition couldn’t have been more well-timed, and I’m delighted to have him by my side in leading aiOla’s rapid expansion,” said Amir Haramaty, co-founder and CEO.  
WEKA founders

AI data platform WEKA achieves unicorn status with $140 million Series E at $1.6B valuation

15.05.24|Meir Orbach
The Israeli startup more than doubled its valuation from November 2022
מוסף שבועי 8.6.23 מימין ד"ר איליה סוצקבר ומנכ"ל OPEN AI סם אלטמן באוניברסיטת תל אביב

OpenAI Israeli mastermind Ilya Sutskever departs ChatGPT maker

15.05.24|Omer Kabir and Reuters
Sutskever played a key role in CEO Sam Altman's dramatic firing and rehiring in November last year. After Altman returned, the chief scientist was removed from the board and his position at the company became unclear. 
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Who are the 5 most promising Israeli startups of 2024?

13.05.24|Elihay Vidal
CTech's AI-native show reveals which companies were ranked in the top five of the annual list
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Who made the top 10 of Israel's 50 most promising startups list?

13.05.24|Elihay Vidal
CTech's AI-native show reveals which companies rounded out the top 10 of the prestigious list

Rising from the depths: Exodigo’s journey through war and innovation

13.05.24|Meir Orbach
The Israeli startup navigated through the challenges of war as its employees were drafted into reserves, all while maintaining operations and advancing its groundbreaking AI technology for underground mapping
Ron Stern OurCrowd

Artificial Intelligence and Climate Change: More than meets the eye

12.05.24|Ron Stern
“Just like any technology, the key question with AI is how it’s used,” writes OurCrowd’s Ron Stern
Fairgen founders

Fairgen raises $8 million Seed round for accurate AI-generated survey responses

The Israeli startup, founded by Samuel Cohen, Benny Schnaider and Michael Cohen, uses synthetic data for granular insights after proving that it could augment under-sampled segments with a high degree of accuracy using proprietary algorithms
Israeli Generative AI Landscape

Israel's Generative AI expansion: A 2024 market overview

09.05.24|Amit Revivo, Kevin Baxpehler, Eze Vidra
The local GenAI landscape now covers 27 categories, a significant expansion from 17 previously, featuring a total of 238 companies, almost double from last September
כנס חוסן בהייטק AISRAEL - פאנל בריאות פרופ' רן בליצר סמנכ"ל ראש מערך חדשנות בכללית

Artificial Intelligence: Life-saving medicine

08.05.24|Prof. Ran Balicer
Now that AI has shown to significantly reduce mortality, unassisted human visual interpretation of tests like ECGs may gradually be considered inappropriate, writes Ran Balicer
Ori Team8

Team8 appoints Ori Yankelev as new Partner and Chief Revenue Officer

"Ori's appointment as Partner and Chief Revenue Officer represents a significant milestone in the company's progress,” said Yuval Shachar, Executive Chairman and Partner at Team8.
Apex Founders

Sam Altman-backed Apex emerges from stealth with $7M to help secure AI adoption

02.05.24|James Spiro
The Israeli company has built a security platform that provides organizations with comprehensive visibility of their AI activity
בני אברהם מנכ"ל ומייסד אוקורה

AI transformation doesn’t stop at big financial institutions

25.04.24|Benjamin Avraham
"AI-based financial services represent a significant opportunity for Israeli startups whose full potential even artificial intelligence cannot yet imagine," writes Benjamin Avraham, CEO and founder of the AI-based fintech startup okoora
CTech AIsrael Conference Ami Luttwak

Wiz CTO: “AI is probably the fastest-adopted technology in history”

24.04.24|James Spiro
Ami Luttwak, Co-founder and CTO at Wiz, spoke to CTech at AIsrael 2024 about the company’s recent acquisition of Gem Security and the GenAI space.