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.
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.
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?
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.
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
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.
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.
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
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Tesco’s Cashierless Shopping Partner Trigo Raises $60 Million
Trigo, an Israeli startup developing cashierless shopping technology to rival that of Amazon.com Inc., raised $60 million to fund growth.
Mozper Banks $3.55M To Develop Debit Card, App For LatAm Children
Four months after graduating from Y Combinator, Mozper has launched in Mexico and raised a $3.55 million seed round to develop an app and debit card program designed for children and parents in Latin America.
Israeli Proptech company, Jones, wins insurance category at Real Estate Tech Awards
Israeli Proptech startup The Jones Agency, Inc. has been named the winner of the Real Estate Tech Awards 2020 Insurance Category, presented by CRETech. CRETech is the largest event, data, and content platform in the commercial real estate industry.
Pandemic Accelerates Machine Learning
COVID-19 has had profound effects on the global economy. While some industries took a hard hit, others found new opportunities -- such as machine learning.
Hetz Ventures closes $77m Israel VC fund
Venture capital fund for investments in early stage Israeli startups Hetz Ventures announced today the closing of its second flagship fund, oversubscribed at $77 million. With Fund II, Hetz will have $130 million under management. Hetz closed $55 million Fund 1 in February 2018 and has since invested in 10 enterprise software companies.
Israeli startup Anima raises $2.5M to solve the designer programmer rift
An Israeli company named Anima wants to relieve the stress and allow designers to export code to the programming team, without needing to learn how to code or switching between different unfamiliar programming languages.