Monthly Archives: September 2019

Good News on ILTV

Israeli news site ILTV have begun a weekly video featuring good news stories from Israel.  Here is a link to its first edition. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8zjWvwwTHis

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Broken instruments make harmonious whole

Over 100 musicians (Jews, Moslems and Christians) performed a concert of broken instruments at “Shalem” (whole), in Jerusalem’s Gan Mitchell as part of the Mekudeshet (Sacred Music) Festival. https://www.timesofisrael.com/dozens-of-broken-instruments-create-a-harmonious-whole-in-shalem/

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Mind the tech

100 Israeli startups met UK business leaders at Calcalist’s third Mind the Tech conference in London. This article features Duality (data encryption, Supersmart (supermarket scanning), Run:AI (computer optimization), Papaya (payroll management), Vicarius (cyber defense), and Loop (youth tech movement). https://www.calcalistech.com/ctech/articles/0,7340,L-3770440,00.html … Continue reading

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Available to buy now

These potentially life-saving Israeli products can be purchased right now. Lishtot TestDrop Pro Water Tester (click here); Safe Sea’s jellyfish repellant (click here); Sunway clothing to stop UV radiation (click here) and Elepho’s eClip to prevent baby being left in … Continue reading

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Personalized sports videos are a huge hit

I reported previously (7th Jan) on Israel’s WSC Sports and its real time, on-demand videos of TV sports broadcasts. Its customers include WarnerMedia, NBA, US Open, PGA Tour and Bundeslig. It has just raised another $23 million to fund its … Continue reading

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Directing French soccer fans

French soccer team Olympique de Marseille has partnered with Israel-based public transit app developer Moovit. The app will direct fans to the stadium via public transportation, bicycle, or on foot, offering directions to specific gates at the team’s home stadium … Continue reading

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A music production marketplace

Israeli-founded SoundBetter offers an online music production marketplace where musicians can purchase services such as mastering and mixing pieces. It has a community of more than 180,000 registered artists. SoundBetter has just been acquired by US music streaming company Spotify. … Continue reading

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Elbit systems to train US pilots

Israel’s Elbit has signed a $500 million contract with the US Air Force. Elbit will supply products, including cockpit displays, for Boeing’s T-X advanced pilot training system, selected by the United States Air Force to replace its old training system. … Continue reading

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Israeli hospital invests in health tech

Healthcare-focused VC fund Triventures has partnered Israel’s Sheba Medical Center to launch a $40 million seed-stage fund that will focus on digital health and med-tech startups. Triventures ARC’s first investment is Tel Aviv-based Lynx.MD, developer of a secure medical data … Continue reading

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Metabolism tracking system success

I reported previously (Aug 2018) on Israel’s Metaflow and its Lumen respiratory metabolism tracking device that helps users reach fitness goals. Its runaway crowdfunding success achieved sales of 11,000 devices worth $2.3 million. Metaflow has just raised another $8.5 million. … Continue reading

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