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10 Israeli Founded Companies Become Unicorns in 1st Quarter of 2021

Israel’s “Startup Nation” bona fides have been firmly established over the past decade. With a population of approximately nine million and home to some 6,500 startups, Israel has the largest number of startups per capita in the world.

The Israeli Tech Review Q1/2021

IVC and Meitar are proud to present: The Israeli Tech Review Q1/2021 The quarterly capital amount soared to $5.37 billion in 172 deals. The quarterly amount mounted 89% over Q4/2020 results and twofold compared to Q1/2020.

Turning Point: How The Abraham Accords Between Israel And The UAE Are Heralding A New Era Of Business

"When we look at the two countries not only as destination markets but as gateways to the globe, you can see how in terms of a global business strategy the Abraham Accords provides many opportunities."

𝗙𝗹𝘆𝗶𝗻𝗴 𝗶𝗻𝘁𝗼 𝘁𝗵𝗲 𝗳𝘂𝘁𝘂𝗿𝗲 𝘄𝗶𝘁𝗵 Urban Aeronautics!

For most people, the thought of flying cars zooming through the skies is the stuff of fantasy and science fiction and is more closely associated with the Jetsons TV series than with real life. Yet, an Israeli company comprised of some of the country’s top aeronautical engineering talent is well on its way to turning this dream into a reality.

Proptech And Contech VCs Predict What Is In Store For 2021

I believe that 2021 will be a year of change and rebirth. Real estate was forced to embrace innovation once and for all in 2020, and this new year will only serve to cement this shift. 

First Israeli PropTech business delegation to the UAE

A debut showcase of innovation was presented in Dubai this month

New equity crowdfunding platform launched in Israel

Online investment platform offers early-stage opportunities in Israeli property, construction, education, medicine and financial technology startups.

The Investination Platform launch has investors eyes glued

The goal of InvestiNation is to take some of the pressure off of investors when it comes to making investment decisions. They have an established presence in both Israel and the US and use their extensive networks to make things happen faster. 

Israeli startup ecosystem ranks #6 in the world

According to new report The study, conducted by Startup Genome, ranks Tel Aviv and Jerusalem as joint sixth out of 150 global cities.

Remote Investing in a Post-Coronavirus World

While remote investing has long been popular with Millennials, Covid-19 is leading other generations to embrace this method as well. In fact, with the pandemic changing how we live and work, perhaps permanently, online platforms could become the preferred option for a majority of investors.

No, Tokenizing Real Estate Won’t Make It Less Stable

s we have seen over the last several weeks, nothing makes the global market plummet like a pandemic. It is clear that fear, panic, and hysteria exacerbate the natural economic slowdown following shutdowns and the inability of businesses to operate regularly. 

Blockchain: UK Investment Firm London Chelsea Limited to Offer London Digital Bonds Backed by Real Estate

London Chelsea Limited says it has partnered with SolidBlock to offer a digital asset fund that invests in real estate. According to a release, London Chelsea Limited will sell a “London Digital Bond” described as a digital security backed by property. London Chelsea is a firm that advises on the buying and selling of residential investment properties in London and the Home Counties.

The Israeli Proptech Revolution Has Arrived

There are currently over 6,400 startup companies operating in Israel, and more are launching every day. With only around 9 million inhabitants in total, the country has justly earned the moniker of the “Startup Nation.”

Israeli-made flying cars may be floating into our future

Yavneh-based Urban Aeronautics is developing its CityHawk to be a kind of Uber of the air, starting with emergency services.

Behind Many Great Businesses Stands… A Powerful Woman

Haven’t heard of Naughty Banana yet? It's a South African remote-based digital creative agency with a thought leadership blog showcasing women taking the lead in the marketing field. 

SolidBlock has always been a proud industry-leader with a strong female presence on the management, executive, and consulting team. Case in point: Co-Founder and CMO Yael Tamar, who recently chatted with Naughty Banana’s Thabiso Kgabung. 

Thabiso asked her about everything from trends in digital marketing to implementing data and AI in property trading cycles – to her Netflix watch list and the (audio) books she’s loving lately.  

If you haven’t yet read their cool profiles of women in marketing, start with Yael’s profile and then work your way through the entire list!

This Startup is Bringing AI to Construction to Enhance Safety and Optimize Project Management

Construction productivity levels are the lowest among all industries, and it’s been that way for a while. Mckinsey reported in 2017 on the languishing growth of the construction sector’s labor-productivity, a mere 1% over the last two decades, compared to 3.6% in the world economy. In an effort to close that gap, Trusstor, an AI startup is building a holistic solution to bring full visibility to general contractors. 

Boeing partners with Tactical Robotics to develop VTOL tech

Boeing has signed a new agreement with Israel-based Tactical Robotics,  an exploratory deal that will see the two companies work together jointly on “developing, producing and marketing” aircraft with vertical take-off and landing (VTOL) capabilities based on Tactical Robotics’ “Fancraft” enclosed rotor technology.