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Who raised $130 million and how much will Israel's second astronaut pay to go to space?

Who raised $130 million and how much will Israel's second astronaut pay to go to space?

CTech Daily Roundup: Covid-19 is a dream for the cyber sector, say Transmit Security executives

CTech | 21:50  17.11.2020

Covid-19 is a dream for the cyber sector, say Transmit Security executives. Joining Calcalist and CTech’s Meir Orbach at Mind The Tech NY 2020, Mickey Boodaei and Rakesh Loonkar talk about the impact that Covid-19 has had on cybersecurity. Watch full video

Markets may recover from pandemic soon, says CapitalG investor. Vaccine announcements, possible removal of U.S. travel ban and other factors will contribute to economic recovery, senior investors say in Calcalist and CTech’s Mind the Tech virtual conference. Watch full video  
Astronaut. Photo: Courtesy Astronaut. Photo: Courtesy Astronaut. Photo: Courtesy

Walmart turns to Israeli software to create interactive shopping experience. British-born CCO of Walmart and Israeli musician-turned-software-startup-founder create ways to improve traditional shopping experience. Watch full video 

We’re heading to financial services aided by AI, says JP Morgan senior executive. Speaking at Mind The Tech 2020, JP Morgan’s Apoorv Saxena and StageOne VC’s Tal Slobodkin spoke with Ron Friedman about how artificial intelligence is transforming the banking industry. Watch full video

Covid-19 has transformed the online game for SMBs, says Contentsquare CFO. Speaking to Dina Pasca Raz at Mind the Tech NY, Shlomi Hagai discusses how small and medium-sized businesses changed their market strategies. Watch full video

Shlomo Kramer’s Cato Networks completes $130 million funding round. Founder says he doesn’t care about reaching unicorn status and is only concerned with building a substantial company and revolutionizing the market. Read more

Israel’s Foretellix teams up with Japanese automotive conglomerate Denso. The world's second-largest mobility supplier will use Foretellix’s Foretify platform and the newly announced ADAS & Highway solution to advance safety in its new products. Read more

Japanese firms are on the hunt for Israeli talent now more than ever. The new collaboration between Japan’s NTT DATA and Sompo Digital Lab will help the companies collaborate with Israeli startups. Read more 

Wix brings in renowned chef to feed its staff. Assaf Granit wins tender to open six restaurants and cater three meals a day for 3,000 employees at the new complex being built by the Israeli online giant. Read more

Future Israeli astronaut to pay $50 million for space excursion. Eytan Stibbe will pay the sum to travel aboard the SpaceX rocket. At 63, he will be the oldest person to reach the ISS. Read more

2020 BCG Tech Challenges Report highlights Israeli startups among emerging markets. Citing 100 ‘emerging-market tech challengers’ the report highlights nine from Israel, second only to China. Read more

Chinese VC RunYoung launches $50 million fund to invest in Israeli life science startups. The fund will invest sums starting at $250,000 in basic research projects and up to $5 million in early-stage companies. Read more

Unbound Tech raises $20 million series B round. "The completion of this funding round marks a significant milestone as we enter our next growth phase," says Israeli founder Yehuda Lindell. Read more

Opinion | Big Tech continues to gain dominance while limiting our freedom of choice. In the Information Age, public discourse moves even faster than technology - and the monopoly power of Big Tech deserves public discussion. Read more

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