Who raised $50 million and how can Israel become the next powerhouse in the food tech industry?
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Carbyne raises $20 million, four months after closing $25 million Series B. Global Medical Response, the largest private emergency medical services provider in the U.S., led the funding and will also partner with the Israeli startup to develop advanced and widely applicable interactive communication solutions. Read more
Fundbox and Indeed partner to extend growth resources to small businesses. “Our new partnership with Indeed points to our next phase of growth as small businesses rebound in 2021,” said Prashant Fuloria, CEO of Fundbox. Read moreQuiet success: Acoustics specialist Silentium raises an additional $20 million in extended series D funding. The company, which has raised over $60 million in total, specializes in active noise control solutions in personal and commercial spaces and eliminating unwanted noise. Read more Stor.ai partners with Bringg for end-to-end grocery delivery orchestration. The new partnership between the Israeli companies enables individual enterprise retailers to deliver with their own fleets and logistics providers. Read more
Appointments | Ryan Gurney, ex-Googler, joins YL Ventures as CISO-in-Residence. Former Chief Security Officer at Looker, which was acquired by Google, brings customer-centric and early adopter-perspective to support YL Ventures portfolio companies’ expansion. Read moreOpinion | Israel can become the next powerhouse in the food tech industry. In the absence of an active government push, Israel could find itself at the bottom of this race, writes Alla Voldman Rantzer. Read more