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Best Of 2018: 15 ‘Superhero’ Israeli Startups Changing The World

Israel’s leading role as a breakthrough technological innovator spans across fields ranging from medical research and cybersecurity to automotive and robotics.The country’s know-how and entrepreneurial spirit also extend to social challenges and generally improving quality of life. In 2018, a number of Israeli initiatives have had a deep impact on the lives of people around […]

Celine Dion Teams Up With Tel Aviv Designers For Gender-Neutral Kid’s Garments

Canadian singer and music icon Celine Dion recently launched a new collaboration with Tel Aviv-based, international children’s clothing brand Nununu for a new collection of gender-neutral garments for kids, from infants to teens. The line is called Célinununu and is sold online, while the Nununu brand has been available for years in prominent US stores such as Nordstrom, Bloomingdale’s, […]

www.timesofisrael.com: China heart valve firm snaps up Israeli medical device maker Keystone Heart

Caesarea-based startup develops and manufactures devices that reduce the risk of brain injuries after cardiovascular proceduresBy SHOSHANNA SOLOMON26 September 2018, 3:33 pm A Chinese developer of heart valves, Venus Medtech (Hangzhou) Inc., said Wednesday it has signed an accord to buy Caesarea, Israel-based medical device firm Keystone Heart Ltd. No financial details were disclosed.Keystone develops and makes […]

www-bloomberg-com: Medtronic Agrees to Buy Mazor Robotics in $1.6 Billion Deal

By Michelle CortezSeptember 20, 2018, 7:19 PM EDTUpdated on September 20, 2018, 9:44 PM EDTMedtronic Plc agreed to buy the shares it doesn’t already own in Mazor Robotics Ltd. in a deal valuing the company at $1.6 billion, as the medical equipment giant expands its leadership in the market for spinal surgery.Medtronic agreed to pay $58.50 per American depositary share, […]

Breakingisraelnews.com: Echoing Isaiah, U.S. Cities Gaze Upon the Start-Up Nation with Joy – and Investments

By Eliana RudeeJuly 19, 2018 , 4:37 pm“It’s a national phenomena,” agreed Medved. “Tampa decided that it’s strategically important to compete with Boston,” referring to the recently established Florida Israel Business Accelerator (FIBA), an accelerator designed to establish and grow successful, high-growth Israeli and Florida tech ventures in the Tampa Bay Area.Click here to read this […]

TimesofIsrael.com: Nike buys Israel computer vision startup Invertex

Invertex uses AI and 3D imaging to analyze users’ feet and suggest shoe models and sizes for best fit By SHOSHANNA SOLOMON Today, 12:17 pm Nike, Inc. has acquired Israeli startup Invertex Ltd., a developer of computer vision technologies, in a bid to strengthen its hold on digital technologies, the US maker of sports shoes […]