News from Israel

1.5 Million Israelis Using Voluntary Coronavirus Monitoring App

Featuring FIBA company GlobeKeeper.TEL AVIV — Around 1.5 million Israelis have downloaded a mobile app in the past week that alerts users who have crossed paths with a coronavirus patient, according to the Health Ministry, helping to improve tracking of the pandemic.The app “HaMagen” – Hebrew for The Shield – is sparking interest from abroad […]

Tel Aviv University Backs Two Cybersecurity Startups

Featuring FIBA company GlobeKeeper. Tel Aviv University’s venture arm, TAU Ventures, has invested in two companies, TAU Ventures announced Wednesday. The first is Tel Aviv-based Cyabra Strategy Ltd., which develops tools to identify fake news and fake social media profiles, and the second is Gainesville, Georgia-based encryption startup GlobeKeeper LLC.Read the full article on Ctech by […]

Uniper Launches Cross-Platform Telehealth and Social Engagement Service for Older Adult Population in Response to COVID-19 Outbreak To Address Isolation Hardships

Featuring FIBA company Uniper. LOS ANGELES, March 25, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — Uniper-Care Technologies, a telehealth and social engagement company that offers older adults access to remote healthcare and connection to social groups, announced their new cross-platform service that enables older adults and at risk individuals in isolation to connect and engage with healthcare professionals, access live and interactive health […]

Orion “Passengers” on Artemis I to Test Radiation Vest for Deep Space Missions

Featuring FIBA company StemRad. As NASA leads the way for human exploration at the Moon and beyond, space radiation is one of the biggest hazards crews face. In 2018, NASA signed an agreement with the Israel Space Agency (ISA) and the German Aerospace Center (DLR) for an experiment to test the AstroRad radiation protection vest on Artemis I, the first flight test of the Space […]

Top 10 Israeli inventions of the last 10 years

Every time you turn around, it seems the Jewish state has created yet another startling new invention or start-up. Here are the top 10 of the decade… 8. StemRadAs the United States turns its attention to advancing space exploration, a radiation protection vest developed by Tel Aviv-based StemRad could play a key role. Founded in 2011 by Dr. Oren […]

Physical Rehabilitation? There’s an App for That

Featuring FIBA company WizeCare. As the global population ages, at-home rehabilitation and elderly care are becoming big business. Many healthcare providers and facilities are turning to digital healthcare technologies to better leverage their services and limited staff. Israeli company WizeCare Technologies Ltd. develops telecommunication-based physiotherapy and rehabilitation technology. Recently, it has partnered with the Cleveland Clinic, […]

Israeli road visibility chipmaker TriEye nabs investment from Porsche

Israeli startup TriEye, a developer of short-wave-infrared (SWIR) sensing chips that enable drivers to see in adverse weather and at night, has expanded its Series A funding round to $19 million, getting an investment from the venture arm of sports car manufacturer Porsche. The funding will be used for further development of the product and […]

The Green Tech Bringing Life Back to the Sea

Concrete is vital for protecting our coastlines – but it comes at a huge environmental cost. An Israeli startup has found a way to make concrete sea defenses that get stronger over time, while encouraging life to thrive. Catch FIBA company ECOncrete featured in this Bloomberg video. Watch here. 

Salesforce buys Israeli-founded ClickSoftware for $1.35 billion

US cloud computing company Salesforce said Wednesday it had acquired the Israeli-founded company ClickSoftware in a deal valued at $1.35 billion. Salesforce said the deal would help it become a leader in the field service software industry. “The addition of ClickSoftware will enhance Salesforce Service Cloud’s leadership as the #1 service platform, empowering every service […]