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Video ad technology company HIRO Media lands $5 million

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HIRO Media, a Tel Aviv, Israel-based online video advertising technology firm, this morning announced that it has raised $5 million in funding. The capital injection will be used to finance the company’s expansion in the United States, where it already has offices in New York and Silicon Valley. Founded in...
Video ad technology company HIRO Media lands $5 million

15 Startups Invade Fab's Old Headquarters And Gear Up For DreamIt's Summer Accelerator Program

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DreamIt Ventures, which has produced startups like ShowMe and Adaptly, has selected 15 companies selected for its summer accelerator program. They will be demoing on August 8 in New York City. Until then, the startups are working out of the old Fab office on 330 West 38th Street. Here's the...
15 Startups Invade Fab's Old Headquarters And Gear Up For DreamIt's Summer Accelerator Program
iPhone apps hogging your data? Track their usage with Onavo Count

Onavo Extend’s data compression comes to 4G LTE iPad, CDMA iPhone 4S

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Onavo is opening up its data compression app, Onavo Extend, to even more iOS users today. The company announced this morning that the app is now available for the new LTE iPad and the iPhone 4S on CDMA networks like Sprint and Verizon. The news doesn’t come as a...
Onavo Extend’s data compression comes to 4G LTE iPad, CDMA iPhone 4S

Ford to Open Palo Alto Research Lab this Summer

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Car manufacturers are slowly but surely morphing into technology companies and it's not just upstart manufacturers like Tesla who are trying to piggyback on Silicon Valley's deep pool of engineering and academic talent. General Motors, for example, already has offices in Palo Alto and today, Ford announced that it has also...
Ford to Open Palo Alto Research Lab this Summer

All In The Family: MyHeritage Buys Former Yammer Stablemate Geni.com, Raises $25M

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A big day for online geneaology sites: MyHeritage, an Israel-based site that lets people research and share their family histories, has raised $25 million in new funding, and it has bought out one of its longest-standing rivals, Geni.com — the company that originally begat Yammer, which now owned by Microsoft....
All In The Family: MyHeritage Buys Former Yammer Stablemate Geni.com, Raises $25M

Bizcamp Tel Aviv competition kicks off today with the chance to head to the 'Startup Nation'

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The first ever Bizcamp Tel Aviv competition kicks off today and UK entrants have the chance to win a trip to Israel to learn how the country earned the nickname “Startup Nation“. Organised by the city of Tel Aviv, Israel’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs and The Next Web, Bizcamp’s program will run from...
Bizcamp Tel Aviv competition kicks off today with the chance to head to the 'Startup Nation'

Sequoia backs free mobile app company Snaptu

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Snaptu, a startup bringing an iPhone-style application experience to thousands of mobile devices, just announced it has raised an undisclosed amount of funding from Sequoia Capital. Previously known as Moblica, Snaptu says it works on any phone that can run a Java application, adding up to more than 2,000 devices....
Sequoia backs free mobile app company Snaptu

Are you on Facebook? Check out MyPermissions now. Seriously, just do it.

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Last week during one of my many recent trips to tech conferences all across Europe, namely DLD and Techono.me in Tel Aviv, Israel, I was invited to join Internet entrepreneur Jay Adelson (of Digg, Equinix, Revision3 and SimpleGeo fame) for a visit to the offices of startup incubator lool ventures....
Are you on Facebook? Check out MyPermissions now. Seriously, just do it.
Vaultive keeps your data safe in the cloud, raises $10M

With Zlango icons, words are so yesterday

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Striking just the right tone in a text message or conveying complex ideas via tweets can be quite a challenge, which must be why Zlango, an app that enables users to communicate with images rather than words, just hit the billion user mark. Just as the Egyptians used hieroglyphics, texters...
With Zlango icons, words are so yesterday

Inside Microsoft’s New Azure Accelerator — Will Redmond Get The Startup Mojo?

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Back in March this year Microsoft launched its first ever “direct” startup accelerator, based out of Tel Aviv, Israel. That meant it would, for the first time, be an accelerator owner/operator. Dubbed the Windows Azure Accelerator (WAA) it looked, at least on first inspection, to be designed to push its...
Inside Microsoft’s New Azure Accelerator — Will Redmond Get The Startup Mojo?

Viewbix lands $2 million for its interactive video creation and analytics platform

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Viewbix, a Tel Aviv, Israel-based company that offers a nifty interactive video platform and analytics software suite, has raised $2 million in Series A financing in a round led by Canaan Partners with participation from Longfellow Venture Partners. Viewbix’s platform allows small and medium-sized businesses and non-profits to put a...
Viewbix lands $2 million for its interactive video creation and analytics platform

Mini e-commerce platform Getonic lands $1.3M to improve its online POPshops for small businesses

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Getonic, a mini e-commerce platform that can be embedded anywhere on the Internet and shared directly through social networks such as Facebook, Twitter and Pinterest, has announced today that it has raised more than $1.3 million in seed funding. The company says several leading venture partners were involved, including Rutledge...
Mini e-commerce platform Getonic lands $1.3M to improve its online POPshops for small businesses
Magisto brings its 'magical' video editing to Android
DreamIt Ventures’ NYC accelerator announces new class, moves into Fab’s old office

Here are the 16 finalists in this year's TNW Conference Europe Startup Rally

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One of the highlights at each year’s The Next Web Conference Europe is the Startup Rally, in which teams from around the world descend on Amsterdam to compete in a pitching contest that could land them the glory of winning this coveted title, along with a host of other prizes....
Here are the 16 finalists in this year's TNW Conference Europe Startup Rally

Enterprise HTML5 app platform Gizmox raises $7.5m, gets new CEO and moves to Boston

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Gizmox has raised $7.5 million for its HTML5 business application platform to bulk up sales and marketing staff at its new headquarters in Boston, with entrepreneur Eugene Kuznetsov taking the reins as the startup’s new CEO. Atlas Venture led the funding round, while existing investors, including Citrix, IVC and Consolidated...
Enterprise HTML5 app platform Gizmox raises $7.5m, gets new CEO and moves to Boston

ClickTale raises $17m to take its advanced Web analytics software to the masses

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ClickTale, a Tel Aviv, Israel-based provider of deep website analytics software, has secured $17 million in Series B funding from Amadeus Capital Partners, Goldrock Capital and Viola Credit. Up until now, ClickTale had raised only $800,000 in funding, most of it coming from early backer YL Ventures, but has managed...
ClickTale raises $17m to take its advanced Web analytics software to the masses

Traveling Abroad? EatWith Wants To Help You Break Bread With The Locals In Their Own Homes

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Nothing makes traveling to a new land more amazing than befriending a local or two. Meet the right person — someone outgoing, with knowledge of the locale — and it’s like punching in a cheat code. You’ll do better things, see better places, all while avoiding the generic tourist junk....
Traveling Abroad? EatWith Wants To Help You Break Bread With The Locals In Their Own Homes

Interactive video startup Viewbix releases HTML5 studio for monetizing mobile video

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Viewbix, a startup offering tools for making online videos interactive, has launched an HTML5-based studio that will provide its clients an easier way to reach mobile devices. The Tel Aviv, Israel-based company will use the new HTML5 capabilities to supplement its existing Flash-based tools. Viewbix allows creators to add apps...
Interactive video startup Viewbix releases HTML5 studio for monetizing mobile video

Hello from Microsoft’s Think Next conference in Tel Aviv, Israel

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I’m in Israel for the Microsoft Think Next conference and I had no idea what to expect before I got here. I’ve been in Tel Aviv for little over 24 hours now and I have to say that I’m impressed by the city itself and the startup passion and culture...
Hello from Microsoft’s Think Next conference in Tel Aviv, Israel
Social game startup Rounds launches We The Kings game (exclusive)

Onavo’s data compression makes its way to Android 4.0 devices

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  Onavo has had something of a split personality for the past year. The company’s iPhone app has won countless awards for its revolutionary data compression capability (including top prize at our MobileBeat 2011 conference), but Android users had to make do with an entirely different Onavo app that helped...
Onavo’s data compression makes its way to Android 4.0 devices

Every Tech Firm Should Be Trying To Please Women, Microsoft Researcher Says

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Lately, Microsoft Research fellow, Blaise Aguera y Arcas has been studying the future of tech. One surprising prediction he makes: women will be a bigger market for tech than men within the next few years. So he said when speaking at a Microsoft event in Tel Aviv, Israel. Distinguished engineer Aguera...
Every Tech Firm Should Be Trying To Please Women, Microsoft Researcher Says
Alcohoot combats drunk driving with 'world's first enforcement grade smartphone breathalyzer'
Newvem pulls back the curtain on Amazon cloud usage

Congratulations to Soluto for winning Techcrunch Disrupt

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When we got to Israel we heard from lots of people that Soluto was a great company and had a great approach to a sizeable market: Windows users. I’m very happy that we got the first video interview of this company in their Tel Aviv, Israel, headquarters and congrats...
Congratulations to Soluto for winning Techcrunch Disrupt

Dreamit Ventures Will Be Releasing 9 Startups Into The Wild At SXSW

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Dreamit Ventures is a startup accelerator program like TechStars and Y Combinator. Adaptly, Parsely, SeatGeek and LevelUp are all Dreamit companies. Each year, Dreamit accepts a handful of startups into the program and gives them resources and coaching over a few months. It has launched in multiple cities and this...
Dreamit Ventures Will Be Releasing 9 Startups Into The Wild At SXSW
Onavo Insights taps real user data to see how mobile apps perform
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