Zum Thema: Startup

Conscious aging cooperative in Israel

Startups are taking all kinds of shape in the startup nation. Much like the co-working spaces which have sprung up across the world, a new conscious community cooperative is following suit in the form of an elderly co-living space in Israel. For a group of about thirty people between the ages of 50 – 75,… […]

Self-Driving Cars Hit the Road

A new stretch of highway near Herzliya, Israel is closed, not for construction, but for innovation. Five companies have taken over Road 531 to start testing their various self-driving car technologies. The 1.5-kilometer highway has three lanes in both directions and will be closed for two months while the companies are conducting trials. The Ministry… […]

First Ultra-Orthodox VC Fund Opens

The Ultra-Orthodox community of Jews is expanding their own horizon and aiming to move away from focusing solely on the high holidays – by taking strides into high tech. 12angels is the first official investment fund for Israel’s Ultra-Orthodox, or Haredi, community. The fund aims to raise $5 million dollars and is dedicated to entering… […]

Companies Compete for Top Tech Graduates

It’s no surprise. Software developers and the technological talent are in high demand in Israel, the Start-Up Nation – and all eyes on are on the techie newbies. The IDC Herziliya recently held a job fair for its students and graduates, and hosted over one hundred hi tech companies looking to fill jobs like software… […]

Israeli Digital Health Industry is Booming

The Startup Nation has picked up millions in investments thanks to its dedication to advancing the medical field. In the constantly advancing industry of medical technology, Israel is becoming a leader in the digital health field. Over the past year alone, the sector grew in finances, involvement and innovation. Since 2015, investment in the digital health field… […]

Women Team Up to Challenge Wage Gap

A group of women have teamed up to challenge the wage gap in the Israeli high tech industry. The average woman in the United States gets paid 20% less than a man in the same position and with the same skill set. In the high tech industry and specifically in Israel, the difference in wage… […]

Babysitter’s Club 2.0

Ya’ara Cohen grew up in Jerusalem as the eldest of 5 sisters and surrounded by plenty of cousins, and inevitably, as a babysitter. She was always the oldest at family affairs and the youngest employee in her offices. She found herself in high demand, and was always being asked the same question – “can you… […]

Yotpo Surprises International Employees with Taste of Home

“You’re calling from Israel? What happened to my son?” Didi Mazri, Private Chef, quickly realized his mistake when he called Liad’s parents at 6:00AM, California time. He assured them everything was okay.  All he needed to know was their son’s favorite homemade meal. Mazri, a personal chef and culinary consultant who operates with a health… […]

Israeli App Makes Roads Safer for Everyone

Over one million people a year die in car crashes, and one company is on a mission to lower those numbers and make the roads safer for all. Since communication is truly the key to life, an Israeli/US based startup has created a life-saving app to prove it. Nexar has released an app allowing cars… […]

Men’s Health in the Spotlight In Israel

Men across the globe have begun growing moustaches and beards in an unstoppable epidemic that is catching on worldwide. It began with No-Shave November, where a group of young men in Australia chose to grow out their facial hair to raise awareness for the alarming rates in which men were getting prostate cancer. Their aim… […]

Game changer for the Apple Watch

It was actually a matter of time until the Apple watch turned into a camera device for video calls. However, the latest technology is not coming from Silicon Valley but from the Jerusalem-based startup Glide. Glide was founded in 2012 and is famous for its streaming video technology. Now they applied this knowledge to a… […]

‘Ma Kasher’ – The mobile travel app

Kosher-eating and travel-loving people often feel a bit lost when it comes to finding a kosher restaurant in an unknown area. Therefore, many either travel with their own food or need to check endless lists of internet recommendations to find out if a restaurant is truly kosher according to the Kashrut. It is surprising that… […]

RealView offer spectacular 3D images of baby’s organs

The images couldn’t be more impressive – the Israeli startup company RealView is able to optically extract not only embryos from the womb but their interior organs as well. The 3D images allow doctors to examine the organs by projecting true holographic images into free space, in other words: reality in 3D. The images can… […]

‘Ma Kasher’ App – The mobile travel answer ‘to go’

Kosher-eating and travel-loving people often feel a bit lost when it comes to finding a kosher restaurant in an unknown area. Therefore, many either travel with their own food or need to check endless lists of internet recommendations to find out if a restaurant is truly kosher according to the Kashrut. It is surprising that… […]

Israeli startup WIX buys in at 2015’s Superbowl

The Israeli startupWix is not only one of the most successful companies in the Holy Country but soon to be internationally renowned as well – Wix bought a 30-second slot at this year’s Superbowl for no less than 4.5 million US-Dollar. What will be shown on Feb 1 to millions of people remains a well-kept… […]

Jewish-American Student develops intelligent alarm clock

Zach Bamberger had an amazing idea during his internship in Netanya, Israel. He developed an alarm clock application that checks the roads, weather changes or traffic jams and calculates the wakeup call accordingly. “An intelligent alarm clock knows our routine, it knows the way to work, our regular appointments and calculates the time we have… […]