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More startups doing good work

Microsoft for Startups Israel has selected 15 startups for the third round of its AI For Good Accelerator Program (see here previously). Trellis, Strasa.tech, BioShade, QRGenetics, Hexa3D, Agrinoze, BeeFreeAgro, GeoX, HAAT, Maolac, Emnotion, Neolithics, Viridian, OtailO and Brightmerge. https://www.calcalistech.com/ctechnews/article/03ih9sh9k

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Good news for startups

Investment in Israel startups during the 3rd quarter of 2014 was 6% higher than the same period in 2013.  Over $700 million of funding capital was invested in Israeli hi-tech from Jul-Sep 2014. http://www.geektime.com/2014/10/27/good-news-for-seed-stage-internet-startups-as-israels-q3-hi-tech-capital-earnings-roll-in/

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A good clean fight

New York is holding another Smart Energy Challenge for Israeli startup technology companies to help solve the state’s utility challenges. Last year’s winner was Israel’s Prisma Photonics (see here previously) with its “real-time transmission line issue” detection system. https://www.timesofisrael.com/new-york-launches-1-million-competition-to-draw-israeli-cleantech-startups/

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Investment in Israeli startups (12/12/21)

(November investments under $30 million) Lumigo raised $29 million; Swimm raised $27.6 million; Bit raised $25 million; Frontegg raised $25 million; Anyword raised $21 million; AI21 Labs raised $20 million; Cymbio raised $20 million; Darrow raised $20 million; N-Drip raised … Continue reading

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Investment in Israeli startups: (5/12/21)

Israeli startups raised $2.8 billion in November, following October’s record $3 billion. These are the largest investments (over $30 million). Moon Active raised $300 million; HoneyBook raised $250 million; Verbit raised $250 million; Stoa (FlipOS) raised $136 million; Via raised … Continue reading

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Israelis clean up on Good Deeds Day

Israeli entrepreneur Shari Arison launched Good Deeds Day (GDD) in 2007 (reported here previously). Many Israeli hi-tech startups organized volunteering activities for GDD 2021. They included Elad Software, GeoEdge, Capitolis, Bezeq Online, Riskified and Urban Place. https://www.jpost.com/israel-news/israeli-tech-companies-volunteer-for-good-deeds-day-662059

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AI for good

Microsoft and Israeli NGO “Tech for Good” have launched a new accelerator “AI for Good”.  It has selected 14 Israeli startups for its first cycle considered to be the most interesting cases combining artificial intelligence and social impact. Each will … Continue reading

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Emergency funds for startups

The Israeli Innovation Authority (IIA), the government’s tech investment arm, is making available NIS 500 million for Israeli startups that have a good chance of succeeding in the long run, but are currently suffering from a shortage in funding and … Continue reading

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OurCrowd summit is about doing good

Some 18,000 guests from over 180 countries attended OurCrowd’s annual summit. Its focus was on startups with a world-changing social impact and solving global challenges in fields such as healthcare, public safety, environment, mobility, cybersecurity, food, and agriculture. http://nocamels.com/2019/03/ourcrowd-annual-summit-social-impact/ https://www.israel21c.org/we-can-do-good-and-make-money-ourcrowd-tells-investors/

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Supporting social startups

TechForGood has announced registration for the third cycle of its Israeli accelerator program, which supports startups that leverage technology in order to address social issues. It seeks Israeli startups with ideas for the elderly, the environment, food quality, healthcare, etc. … Continue reading

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