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Intel starts testing self-driving cars in Jerusalem

Intel  and its subsidiary Mobileye  have started testing 100 self-driving cars in Jerusalem. In the “coming months,” the plan is to deploy the fleet in the U.S. and other regions, Mobileye CEO Amnon Shashua wrote in a blog post.
Through this test, Intel/Mobileye hope to demonstrate that its cars are 1,000 times safer than human drivers “without the need

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UrbanPlace plans to open in Jerusalem

ברת חללי העבודה המשותפים, אורבן פלייס (Urban Place), שבבעלות היזמים הישראלים ניסים לחיאני, קלוד ביסמוט, ברנרד כלפון ורומן לוי, תפתח סניף ראשון של חלל עבודה משותף בירושלים, כך נודע ל”כלכליסט”. המתחם החדש ישתרע על שטח של כ-2,000 מ”ר בקומה אחת וממוקם בבניין התחנה המרכזית הישנה של העיר ברחוב יפו.

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JLM’s BrainQ raises $5.3M

BrainQ, an Israel-based startup that aims to help stroke victims and those with spinal cord injuries treat their injuries with the help of a personalized electromagnetic treatment protocol, today announced that it has raised a $5.3 million funding round on top of the $3.5 million the company previously raised. The company’s investors include QureVentures, crowdfunding

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300 VC’s say JLM is the next Startup Capital

(The Jerusalem Post) With billions of dollars in foreign investment pouring into Israel investors are clamoring for a piece of the local tech pie. Visiting venture capitalists mingle and network in Jerusalem’s Mahaneh Yehuda market last week, as part of an annual Kauffman Fellows summit showcasing tech in the capital. When you hear “Jerusalem,” what

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The $1 Billion Company That’s Building Wearable AI For Blind People

Retired U.S. Air Force officer Stephen Hamilton had seven failed corneal transplants and 18 surgeries before he finally accepted that he was going to lose his vision. Once he went blind, he was forced to retired from his job as a network engineer and architect.

Stephen Hamilton [Photo: courtesy Stephen Hamilton]
While he

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MassChallenge Israel Announces 2018 Class

JERUSALEM – MassChallenge, a global network of zero-equity startup accelerators, today announced that 55 of the world’s highest impact, highest potential early-stage startups will join its 2018 program in Israel. The selected startups work across a range of industries – including medtech, future mobility, visual technology, and medtech – and 33% of the cohort comes from

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Gaming takes off in Jerusalem!

WHILE ISRAEL is well-known for being the “Start-up Nation,” the story was very different when it came to gaming (playing games) – until just recently. While nowadays, gaming is the biggest entertainment industry, games are just now beginning to come out of Israel, and most of them are in the forms of casual-games (mobile, social,

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Minister Elkin: Jerusalem is a Hightech Superpower in it’s own right

השר להגנת הסביבה, לירושלים ולמורשת אמר בוועידת ניו יורק של “כלכליסט” כי ירושלים נמצאת על סף כניסה לרשימת 20 הערים החדשניות בעולם. לדבריו, בעיר פועלות כיום 600 חברות הייטק וההשקעה הפרטית עמדה אשתקד על 250 מיליון שקל

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Jerusalem based OlehPay partners with uChange

OlehPay is pleased to announce a partnership with uChange!
OlehPay’s services are now being offered to the thousands of uChange’s users to give them access to extremely convenient and inexpensive transfers from the US to Israel.
“I’m excited to work with OlehPay to give the users at uChange access to super convenient and inexpensive transfers

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9 Jerusalem Startups going to Calcalist NY

בשנים האחרונות, סצנת היזמות בירושלים התעוררה לחיים ותפסה תנופה משמעותית. לוועידת “כלכליסט” בניו יורק, שתיערך בשבוע הבא, יגיעו לא מעט סטארט-אפים ירושלמיים, הכירו חלק מהם

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