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18 stories about StartUp+
“The startup nation is the future of Israel”
Tami Bronner, Partner at Vertex Ventures, spoke to CTech at Calcalist’s Startup+ competition
“Our ethos is to invest in early stage founders that disrupt verticals”
Avichay Nissenbaum, General Partner at lool Ventures, spoke to CTech at Calcalist’s Startup+ competition
"It is harder to raise money today, but your long-term prospects are much rosier"
Adam Fisher, Partner at Bessemer Venture Partners, spoke to CTech at Calcalist’s Startup+ competition
"We're reinventing housekeeping”
Ori Fingerer, Co-founder of Faireez, spoke to CTech after claiming second place in Calcalist and Poalim Hi-Tech’s StartUp+ competition
Qubex has a solution for bottlenecks in the cloud
Alon Yariv, Founder and CEO of Qubex, spoke to CTech after claiming first prize in Calcalist and Poalim Hi-Tech’s StartUp+ competition
Cloud company Qubex wins StartUp+ competition
The startup, which is building a platform that allows companies to adjust the size of their cloud to their actual consumption, was followed by Faireez, a platform that offers task-based cleaning services for homes by connecting cleaners with property management companies
"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”
“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
Blings.io crowned as winner of StartUp+ competition
The Israeli company has developed a platform for creating dynamic and interactive videos and beat out second-place finisher Luminescent, which manufactures a small, efficient, and inexpensive engine
What’s the next big thing after cannabis? Hallucinogenic mushrooms of course
Senior executives from the Israeli high tech industry shared which areas will be an investment hit in 2022 ahead of Calcalist and Poalim Hi-Tech’s StartUp+ competition which will conclude Thursday, with two out of five finalists to win monetary prizes and services
StartUp+ Competition 2021: High tech leaders reveal their mistakes on the way to glory
Calcalist and Poalim Hi-Tech’s competition brought together senior figures in the Israeli high tech industry and they spoke to Calcalist about their greatest wins and losses, and the lessons they learned on the way to becoming the next big success story
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