Mind the Tech 2019
Ready for Takeoff Take 2: These Startups Are Going to London
The second group of startups selected to participate in Calcalist's upcoming Mind the Tech Conference in London revealed
For more information on the conference and registration, click here .
As part of the event, Calcalist will lead a delegation of selected Israeli startups that will showcase their technologies and meet with local investors and strategic partners in European and U.K.-based corporations.
Israeli startups from the fields of retail and e-commerce, fintech, artificial intelligence and big data, smart mobility, and autonomous entertainment, are welcome to apply at London@calcalist.co.il.The first batch of startups taking part in the event can be found here. Below are 15 additional startups selected to take part in the event. Jifiti
Founders: Yaacov Martin, Shaul Weisband, Meir Dudai
Investors: Liberty Ventures Group, Jesselson Capital, Schottenstein Stores
Funding to date: $7 million
Jifiti Inc.’s service offers payment solutions and digital experiences for retail and branded companies and enables retailers to launch a payment plan offered through various financial entities, such as banks, without having to integrate with the cashier's systems.
Founders: Jonathan Rouach, Aviv Zohar, Ruben Arnold
Investors: MizMaa Ventures, Ant Financial, RGAX, Meron Capital, Jovono, Target Global
Funding to date: $13 millionQED-it Systems Ltd. (QEDIT) develops a privacy layer for enterprise blockchain networks, using zero-knowledge proof cryptography. The company's products comply with data privacy management requirements such as GDPR, enabling companies to use real-time data for more efficient audit processes.
Founders: Lior Yogev, Yaniv Zecharya, Uri Katz
Investors: Blumberg Capital, LionBird
Funding to date: $6.5 million
Tel Aviv and New York-based fintech startup FundGuard Inc. offers cloud-based investment management and security tools for financial institutions including banks and investment firms.Whichit
Founders: Jonathan Gan, Yarden Jacobson, Galit Gan
Investors: Innovate UK, FbStart
Funding to date: GBP 2 million (approximately $2.4 million)
London-based Whichit UK Ltd. develops an interactive commercial content platform for the creation of polls and quizzes. The platform offers real-time user activity analysis and ad retargeting without compromising user experience.
Founders: Michael Assraf, Yossi Zeevi, Roi Cohen
Investors: Jerusalem Venture Partners (JVP), Goldbell Investments
Funding to date: $2.5 millionJerusalem-based Vicarius Ltd. develops machine learning technologies that analyze cyber attack patterns and uses the insights to predict vulnerabilities. The software then prioritizes tasks to block said vulnerabilities according to their levels of sensitivity and risk.
Founders: Amir Shiovich, Shahar Rabin
Investors: StageOne ventures, Gefen Capital, GlenRock Israel
Funding: $6 millionCapitalise Ltd. develops a natural language-based trading system that enables capital market investors to automate their trading scenarios. Capitalise’s service integrates with trading accounts on multiple third-party exchanges so investors can manage all their trades in one place. Capitalise's trading system is sold to companies that offer trading to clients, such as brokers, banks and crypto currency exchanges. Nuweba
Founders: Ido Neeman, Yan Cybulski
Tel Aviv-based serverless computing startup Nuweba Labs Ltd. develops a platform that lets companies run serverless applications without using third party tools or add-ons. The platform also performs services such as network traffic inspection and real-time anomaly detection.Rentigo
Founders: Sivan Blasenheim
Investors: Real estate companies, tech investors
Rentigo Ltd. develops an application that integrates with existing accounting software for landlords and rental management companies to manage and track real estate and tenant payments.
Founders: Avi Kasztan, Elad Lavi
Investors: Terra, Elron
Funding to date: $5.4 million
Sixgill Ltd. develops a threat intelligence service that monitors and tracks dark web activities for organizations, financial institutions, and law enforcement officials. The company’s service identifies profiles of malicious actors and mapps their hidden social networks and behavior patterns to analyze their activity.
Cyber ObserverFounded: 2011
Founders: Shimon Becker, Moti Ram, Oded Mass
Investors: Swarth Group, Talis Capital, Merlin International
Funding to date: $12 million
Cyber Observer Ltd. develops a cybersecurity management tool designed to help security and IT teams gain real-time insights across the entire cybersecurity ecosystem. CyberObserver’s technology continuously retrieves and analyzes data from various relevant security tools to offer comprehensive recommendations and alerts.
Founders: Amir Rosenzweig, Ofer Sinai
Investors: Israeli public transportation company Dan, Innogy Innovation Hub, Hapoalim Bank, Moneta Seeds, Clear Future Funding to date: $4.5 millionHopOn Ltd. develops a cloud-based transport management platform designed to offer public-transport fare payment and ticketing services. Users can pay for bus and train rides as well as cab fares and shared scooter and bike services.
Founders: Dana Rakovsky, Shlomo Mirvis
Investors: Bridgewater Associates CEO Eileen Murray
Funding to date: $ 6.8 millionIntelligo Group is a business intelligence company offering automated due diligence and personnel background checks based on artificial intelligence technologies. Former National Security Agency (NSA) Director Michael McConnell and Pinhas Buchris, former director of Unit 8200, sit on the company’s advisory board. Market Beyond
Founders: Yuval Yifrach, Shachar Baryamin, Eran Dror
Investors: Digital Horizon, Hetz Ventures, Yahal Zilka
Funding to date: $4 million
Market Beyond offers a market intelligence service for online retailers. The company provides its clients with data on competing brands, shoppers’ behaviors, and market shares and conversions. Market Beyond’s list of customers includes e-commerce giant eBay.
Founders: Vladimir Yufit, Moshiel Biton, Farid Tariq
Funding to date: noneAddionics IL Ltd. uses 3D printing technologies to redesign the architecture of batteries to improve performance, safety, cost, and charging time.
Founders: Assaf Mizan, , Barak Bercovitz
Investors: Vertex Ventures, Bank Hapoalim, Moneta Seeds, the D.E. Shaw Group
Funding to date: $6 millionSaaS insurtech startup Atidot Ltd. uses artificial intelligence and predictive analytics to provide life insurers and annuity writers with business and actuary insights on customers and their anticipated behaviors. Atidot’s software lets insurance companies merge their own data with accessible data from other sources to improve their ability to assess clients’ risks.