Noa Kirel Performs in FIDF Fundraiser

Noa Kirel at Long Island FIDF Event (Photo: Courtesy FIDF) Global pop star and active IDF soldier, Sergeant Noa Kirel, performed Tuesday at a concert organized by Friends of the Israel Defense Forces (FIDF) Long Island Chapter at the Woodbury Jewish Center. The Friends of the Israel Defense Forces is the sole official organization authorized […]

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Elbit Systems Gets $76 Million U.S. Army Apache Helicopter Deal

Elbit Systems of America’s IHADSS provides Apache pilots with a reliable solution that enables mission success and crew safety when flying Elbit Systems’ U.S. subsidiary, Elbit Systems of America, was awarded an Indefinite Delivery/Indefinite Quantity (“ID/IQ”) contract from the U.S. Army to provide Integrated Helmet And Display Sight Systems (“IHADSS”) equipment for the AH-64 Apache […]

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World Fastest Unicorn: 1.5 Years-Old startup Wiz raises $250 million at $6 billion valuation

Assaf Rappaport CEO and Co-Founder Wiz Wiz, an Israeli cloud security startup, announced today that it has raised $250 million at a company valuation of $6 billion. The financing round was led by current investors Insight Partners and Green Oaks. The majority of other previous investors, including Sequoia, Index, Cyberstars, and SalesForce, also participated in […]

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Fintech Startup Futora Raises $6 Million

Futora CEO Asaf Seri Photo Ofer Hajayovt Futora, an Israeli fintech startup, completed a $6 million fundraising round. The round included TAU Ventures, Tel-Aviv University’s investment fund, North First Ventures, J-Ventures from Silicon Valley, and Sergio Fogel. Fintech is a term that refers to any new tech that assists with money transfers. It could be […]

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Exceed.ai Acquired by Genesys for $30 Million

Yaron Ismah-Moshe and Ilan Kasan. Photo Exceed Genesys, an American company offering cloud based customer experience orchestration, has entered into an agreement to acquire Israel’s Exceed.ai, which uses artificial intelligence AI in its marketing platform. While the purchase price was not disclosed, Calcalist reports that it was at least $30 million, and could be as […]

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Non-Invasive Brain Stimulation for Elderly May Help Falls Risk Reduction

Non-invasive, gentle brain stimulation in older adults in a specific brain area improves their ability to maintain balance and walk safely while carrying out other cognitively demanding tasks. “This therapy procedure is completely safe, and we hope that patients can eventually treat themselves at home.” said lead research Prof. Jeffrey Hausdorff of the Sackler Faculty […]

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