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12 stories about STARTUP+
"I think AI is perhaps the biggest revolution since the invention of the internet"
Tal Barnoach, General Partner of VC firm Disruptive, was speaking ahead of the finals of Calcalist and Poalim Hi-Tech's 2023 StartUp+ competition.
"It’s difficult to raise Seed today, and those who succeed have to work harder for it"
Ahead of the finals of the StartUp+ competition, senior executives from venture capital funds describe where the opportunities are from the investors' point of view and what recommendations they give to their portfolio companies to succeed in this challenging period
Cultured fish or packaging from mushrooms? 20 startups vying for five spots at StartUp+ final?
Fish cells that grow in bioreactors, plastic capsules based on mushrooms, and capsules that contain healthy food - these are just some of the 20 developments of the ventures that advanced to the semifinal stage of Calcalist's StartUp+ competition in collaboration with Poalim Hi-Tech. Five of them will advance to compete in the finals
Notkin knocks napkin negotiations: "It’s no longer enough to present an idea on a napkin to obtain funding for a startup"
"There is enough investment money for quality companies and teams,” Tomer Notkin, business center manager at Poalim Hi-Tech, said in an interview in advance of the Startup+ competition sponsored by Bank Hapoalim and Calcalist. “The question is in what scope and value”
"The quantity and variety of new startups are essential to the ecosystem and its contribution to the economy"
"We must help, expand and speed up the efforts to support startups in the early stages,” said Michal Kissos-Hertzog, CEO of Poalim Hi-Tech, as Calcalist’s fourth Startup+ competition, in collaboration with Poalim Hi-Tech, gets underway. “But this cannot be done without the state"
"In the coming years we will eliminate the need for amniocentesis"
Oren Tadmor, founding partner and CEO of IdentifAI Genetics, was speaking during a panel at the finals of the StartUp+ competition sponsored by Calcalist and Poalim Hi-Tech. “The technology allows full genetic sequencing of the fetus, relying on a simple blood test from the mother, with close to 100% accuracy and in a non-invasive procedure"
Pickommerce AI Robotics crowned winner of Calcalist and Poalim Hi-Tech’s StartUp+ competition
Maya Nahum Shahal
The startup’s Dumbo system is a robot that is able to analyze the item in front of it using AI, figure out how to hold it and how to arrange it inside a box in a smart and economical way. “The people who are here today will succeed, not necessarily because they will love what they do but because they will be curious about it,” said Michal Kissos Hertzog, CEO of Poalim Hi-Tech
“The word ‘crisis’ is not relevant to the reality of Israeli high-tech”
Tal Dori, CEO of IBI Capital, which manages trusts and options for employees in high-tech companies, doesn’t believe the local tech industry is in trouble, while Gali Meamen Sheffer, Vice President of Banking at Poalim Hi-Tech, noted that "companies are taking various measures aimed at extending the company's runway”
Supply in Demand: Supply chain solution startups feature prominently in StartUp+ semi-final
Irad Atzmon Schmayer
Covering everything from optimizing logistics and harnessing data for small businesses to developing an egg from plants and simplifying content online, 20 problem-solving startups have advanced to the semi-final of Calcalist and Poalim Hi-Tech’s StartUp+ competition, six of whom will advance to the finals in two weeks
Staying Alive: Early-stage startup crisis survival tips
Ahead of the third Calcalist and Poalim Hi-Tech StartUp+ Competition, heads of the Israeli ecosystem provide forecasts and advice for startups at the beginning of their journey
“Only countries that continue to innovate can lead”
Calcalist and Poalim Hi-Tech’s third StartUp+ competition is underway. “The state needs to invest in more companies at the Seed round, companies need government assistance in the beginning,” says Michal Kissos-Hertzog, CEO of Poalim Hi-Tech
Helping the body, soul, and world
Early detection of breast cancer, lowering the use of pesticides, and unjamming traffic. Those are just a few of the many solutions that qualified for the semifinals of StartUp+, Calclist and Poalim Hi-Tech’s Startup competition. Only five will qualify for the final
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