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19.6.22

Wilco Raises $7M To Help Software Developers Up-Skill Their Careers

Wilco, a startup founded by On Freund, Shem Magnezi and Alon Carmel, provides software engineers with a dedicated training platform to help them up-skill themselves through simulations mirroring real-life developer scenarios.

Wilco Raises $7M To Help Software Developers Up-Skill Their Careers

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14.6.22

Tabnine raises $15.5M for AI that autocompletes code

Tabnine, a startup creating an “AI-powered assistant” for software developers, today closed a $15.5 million funding round. CEO Dror Weiss said that the proceeds will be put toward improving the developer experience, adding new capabilities, and “strengthening” Tabnine’s enterprise offering.

Tabnine raises $15.5M for AI that autocompletes code

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24.5.22

How early-stage startups can adapt to the new VC landscape

VCs now are much more prudent about their money, but companies can still build the foundations to succeed in the long run.

How early-stage startups can adapt to the new VC landscape

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11.5.22

“Trigo is changing the retail market”

Michael Gabay, CEO at Trigo, joined CTech to share the company’s plans for the future

“Trigo is changing the retail market”

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2.5.22

Hetz Ventures closes third fund of $123M to focus on DevOps tools, open source, fintech and cyber

Hetz Ventures, a seed-stage VC out of Israel launched in 2018, has closed its third fund at $123 million. The new (described as “over-subscribed”) fund, Hetz III, brings the firm’s total assets under management to nearly $300 million.

Hetz Ventures closes third fund of $123M to focus on DevOps tools, open source, fintech and cyber

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30.3.22

Intel confirms acquisition of AI-based workload optimization startup Granulate, reportedly for up to $650M

Chip giant Intel has announced that it is acquiring Granulate, to continue extending both its operations in Israel and the tools that Intel provides to customers to better manage traffic on Intel-powered kit.

Intel confirms acquisition of AI-based workload optimization startup Granulate, reportedly for up to $650M

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8.3.22

Blink looks to simplify cloud operations management with $26M investment

Blink is a no-code/low-code platform for cloud operations, that gives teams a managed workspace for creating reusable playbooks to automate everyday cloud and security tasks with minimal to no code at all.

Blink looks to simplify cloud operations management with $26M investment

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15.12.21

Netto taps Trigo tech for hybrid, checkout-free store in Munich, Germany

Discount grocery retailer, Netto, part of the Edeka Group, has opened its first ever Trigo-powered frictionless checkout store in Munich, Germany

Netto taps Trigo tech for hybrid, checkout-free store in Munich, Germany

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1.11.21

Velocity raises $17M to spin up ‘production-like’ environments for software development

The startup says that the proceeds will enable Velocity to create a U.S. office suite and expand its team, particularly on the executive and R&D sides.

Velocity raises $17M to spin up ‘production-like’ environments for software development

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31.10.21

Israeli 'no checkout' technology helps Tesco, Rewe compete with Amazon

Trigo now has contracts with five of the world’s top 10 grocery retailers, and is getting attention from chains around the world.

Israeli 'no checkout' technology helps Tesco, Rewe compete with Amazon

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18.10.21

Tesco takes on Amazon Fresh with launch of ‘just walk out’ store

Tesco's GetGo store uses Trigo's technology to track shoppers' carts, and bills when they leave

Tesco takes on Amazon Fresh with launch of ‘just walk out’ store

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30.9.21

Aldi Nord taps Trigo tech for checkout free store trial

ldi Nord is set to test out a checkout free store in Utrecht, The Netherlands, in early 2022, powered by Trigo technology.

Aldi Nord taps Trigo tech for checkout free store trial

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31.8.21

Anima, a no-code tool that turns designs into code, raises $10 million Series A

Anima, the YC-backed platform that turns designs into code, has today announced the close of a $10 million Series A financing. The round was led by MizMaa Ventures with participation from INcapital and Hetz Ventures.

Anima, a no-code tool that turns designs into code, raises $10 million Series A

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22.8.21

Retraining AI to retrain people, with Isabelle Bichler-Eliasaf from Retrain.ai

Across the globe, unemployment is currently one of the worlds big issues. No one understands this more than Isabelle Bichler-Eliasaf who founded Retrain.ai - technology that uses data to help organisations find the best talent and prepare their employees for the jobs of the future, today. We spoke to Isabelle about closing the skills gap, and humanity's fear that robots could take over the world.

Retraining AI to retrain people, with Isabelle Bichler-Eliasaf from Retrain.ai

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12.8.21

Employee talent predictor retrain.ai raised another $7M, adds Splunk as strategic investor

Retrain.ai bills itself as a “Talent Intelligence Platform”, and it’s now closed an additional $7 million from its current investors Square Peg, Hetz Ventures, TechAviv, .406 Ventures and Schusterman Family Investments. It’s also now added Splunk Ventures as a strategic investor. The new round of funding takes its total raised to $20 million.

Employee talent predictor retrain.ai raised another $7M, adds Splunk as strategic investor

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18.7.21

JLL, Khosla lead Jones’ $12.5M Series A for real estate vendor compliance

The company announced Monday it raised $12.5 million in Series A funding led by JLL Spark and Khosla Ventures that also included strategic investors Camber Creek, Rudin Management, DivcoWest and Sage Realty. This new investment brings Jones’ total raised to $20 million.

JLL, Khosla lead Jones’ $12.5M Series A for real estate vendor compliance

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15.6.21

Trigo bags $10M for computer-vision-based checkout tech to rival Amazon’s ‘Just Walk Out’

Trigo, which has produced a computer vision system that includes both camera hardware and encrypted, privacy-compliant software to enable “grab and go” shopping, has bagged $10 million in funding from German supermarket chain REWE Group and Viola Growth.

Trigo bags $10M for computer-vision-based checkout tech to rival Amazon’s ‘Just Walk Out’

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12.6.21

Online store growth platform 8fig raises $6.5m

The Israeli company's core mission is to help online sellers grow as fast as possible to become 8-figure sellersת without giving up an equity stake in their business.

Online store growth platform 8fig raises $6.5m

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9.5.21

On the road to fusion energy, something’s missing: Israel

Private fusion energy companies will demonstrate sustainable, clean power in 2025; meanwhile, where are Israeli startups?

On  the road to fusion energy, something’s missing: Israel

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5.5.21

Trigo Partners with German Grocer REWE for Cashierless Checkout Stores

Israel-based Trigo announced its partnership with Germany’s 2nd largest grocery chain, REWE, to create a cashierless checkout store in downtown Cologne, Germany.

Trigo Partners with German Grocer REWE for Cashierless Checkout Stores

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5.5.21

Britain sets up ‘VC club’ to boost investor activity in Israel

UK investments account for only 3% of $10 billion raised by Israeli startups in 2020, ‘leaving UK investors behind’; new invite-only forum aims to close gap with closer ties

Britain sets up ‘VC club’ to boost investor activity in Israel

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2.5.21

Renewable Energy Alone Can’t Address Data Centers’ Adverse Environmental Impact

By Asaf Ezra, the Co-Founder and CEO of Granulate, a provider of real-time, autonomous computing workload optimization solutions.

Renewable Energy Alone Can’t Address Data Centers’ Adverse Environmental Impact

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28.4.21

Flattening The Unemployment Curve And Redefining The Future Of Work

By Dr. Shay David, the co-founder, chairman and CEO of retrain.ai, the HR tech using AI to help leaders reskill employees and prepare for the future of work.

Flattening The Unemployment Curve And Redefining The Future Of Work

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12.4.21

Anima plays therapist to the ‘love/hate’ relationship of designers and developers

Anima's co-founder Or Arbel explains how it takes designs and automatically converts them into code - saving time and money for organizations

Anima plays therapist to the ‘love/hate’ relationship of designers and developers

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9.3.21

retrain.ai closes $13M to use AI for early signals in the changing jobs market

retrain.ai, which uses AI and machine learning to read job boards at scale and gain insight into where the job market is going, has closed a $9 million Series A led by Square Peg, and a total of $13 million.

retrain.ai closes $13M to use AI for early signals in the changing jobs market

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23.2.21

Acumen nabs $7M seed to keep engineering teams on track

Engineering teams face steep challenges when it comes to staying on schedule, which can impact the entire organization. Acumen announced a $7 million seed investment to help tackle this problem.

Acumen nabs $7M seed to keep engineering teams on track

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23.2.21

8 women revolutionizing startups in Latin America

Yael Israeli's motivation at Mozper and Mujeres Brillando is to bring financial education to others, helping women and children to learn finance digitally.

8 women revolutionizing startups in Latin America

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2.2.21

Granulate nabs $30M for software to optimize workloads and latency

The Tel Aviv startup picked up $30 million, a Series B, led by Red Dot Capital Partners, with previous backers Insight Partners, TLV Partners, and Hetz Ventures, as well as new backer Dawn Capital.

Granulate nabs $30M for software to optimize workloads and latency

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1.2.21

Teach Your Children: Mozper Takes Financial Literacy To LATAM


To teach kids about money, there’s no substitution for learning by doing. That’s the thinking behind Mozper, a debit card and app focused on improving financial literacy in Latin America.

Teach Your Children: Mozper Takes Financial Literacy To LATAM

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20.1.21

Becoming a founder’s first choice — an interview with Pavel Livshiz from Hetz Ventures

Pavel Livshiz represents the new wave of GPs who are shaping the Israeli VC ecosystem. After spending several years in the Israeli army’s elite technological intelligence units, as well as having gathered business experience from investment banking, strategic consulting, and startups, he is well equipped to thrive in his VC career.

Becoming a founder’s first choice — an interview with Pavel Livshiz from Hetz Ventures

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