News from Israel

Vorpal and Its Anti-Drone Technology are Clearing the Airways

Featuring FIBA company Vorpal. According to the Federal Aviation Administration, there were over 1 million unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) registered as of 2018. Better known as drones, UAVs have strict areas where they may travel. But increasingly, whether intentionally or through ignorance, drones are finding their way into restricted areas. Because of this, many are seeking anti-drone […]

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 […]

Fast Company: 10 Most Innovative Companies of 2019

Featuring FIBA company Econcrete. Econcrete partners with cement makers to produce modified concrete whose composition, texture and design fosters the growth of native plants and animals. This year, the company worked with the Rotterdam Authority to build 16 tide pools on the Calandkanaal, turning them into miniature ecosystems. The Israeli company has also worked on projects […]

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 […]