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Whose raising $150 million and which Israeli unicorn is heading to Wall Street?

Whose raising $150 million and which Israeli unicorn is heading to Wall Street?

CTech Daily Roundup: Former combat soldiers fight tech's human capital shortage

CTech | 22:46  04.07.2021
Orca Security raising $150 million from Singapore's Temasek. Shareholders and investors in the Israeli cybersecurity company are headed for a hefty payday, with Orca in the midst of raising funds at a $1.75 billion valuation, just three months after its $210 million Series C. Read more

Former combat soldiers fight tech's human capital shortage. Cyber4s, a new program that helps turn former IDF fighters into much-needed tech workforce, concludes its second cohort with five women among the graduates. Read more

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Israeli unicorn Riskified heading to Wall Street. The online payments fraud prevention company filed a registration statement with the SEC after already reaching a $1 billion valuation in 2019. Read more

In today’s data-driven world, “privacy is a marketing tool.” With companies collecting constant data about their customers, BigID’s Co-Founder and Head of Product Nimrod Vax shares how organizations can help build trust. Read more

Analysis | $26 billion in 4 IPOs, all in one week of work for Israeli tech. Four Israeli companies launched on Nasdaq and NYSE over the past week as the market seems to refuse to cool down. Read more

American Israeli experts share insights on US Independence Day. As Americans celebrate their independence, CTech spoke with three Israelis who live their lives in both nations. Read more

Medical device startup Cardiac Success closes $5.2 million Series A. Proceeds will be used for pre-clinical testing and the completion of a First-in-Human trial of the company’s innovative “V-sling” heart failure therapy. Read more

Israeli startup SecuredTouch acquired by Ping Identity. "Ping has a commitment to invest in Israeli talent. The acquisition of SecuredTouch is a significant landmark in our efforts to expand our development activity in Israel,” said Shmulik Benshemen, Ping Identity GM. Read more

The New Tech Millionaires | The real cost of the new tech millionaires. “The gaps are widening, and the rest of the workers are being left behind, unable to keep up with the increasing prices, unable to keep pace with their friends in hi-tech,” writes Galit Hemi. Read more

High-tech workforce, own your privilege. Algorithm developer Ariel Greisas calls on his colleagues to “develop the necessary awareness of their place in our society, and accept some basic responsibilities.” Read more

New money with a new attitude. BLEND CEO, Yair Tal, believes that a new generation of Israeli wealth will create new norms and see the new tech millionaires change and advance society. Read more

FinTech 2021 | TripActions’s new Israeli R&D Center is “like joining Amazon 20 years ago.” At Calcalist’s FinTech2021 conference, Co-founder and CEO Ariel Cohen talks about the possibilities and future plans for the company. Watch full video  

“The more that Fintech will mature, the more impact it will have.” Speaking at Calcalist’s FinTech2021 conference, CEO and co-founder of Sunbit, Arad Levertov, discusses how the sector can change the world. Watch full video

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