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European Investment Fund makes first ever equity investment in Israel

European Investment Fund makes first ever equity investment in Israel

The European Investment Fund (EIF) announced its first ever equity investment in Israel on Thursday, with a $20 million investment in the new fund of Israel Cleantech Ventures (ICV) backing innovative Israeli clean technology. The European investment, which comes as a direct benefit of Israel’s participation in the EU’s Horizon […]

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Your Taxes: Easier e-commerce

Your Taxes: Easier e-commerce

The Israeli Tax Authority (ITA) has issued a new generic ruling allowing a streamlined procedure for business-to-business (B2B) e-commerce supplies by foreign businesses to Israeli businesses (Ruling 6369/18). The tax or lack thereof on e-commerce is a hot topic. On June 21, the US Supreme Court ruled in the Wayfair […]

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Your Investments: The new iPhone and charity

Your Investments: The new iPhone and charity

This week we witnessed the launch of the new iPhone with much fanfare. Multiple online channels were showing the launch live and instant analysis was everywhere. It sure seemed like the event of the year. In a bit of irony, my Android phone was beeping non-stop with news updates on […]

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Israeli AI-based sports production start-up raises $30m in funding

Israeli AI-based sports production start-up raises $30m in funding

An Israeli artificial intelligence-based sports production start-up has raised $30 million in a new round of funding led by Los Angeles investment firm Shamrock Capital and joined by existing investors, the company announced on Monday. Pixellot, founded in 2013, offers technology to broadcasters, production companies and sports clubs by which […]

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Alternative Israeli Hi-tech Hub Spurs Medical Innovations

Alternative Israeli Hi-tech Hub Spurs Medical Innovations

Standing up is something most people take for granted, but for those paralyzed from the neck down assuming an upright position is anything but normal. Now, a revolutionary Israeli device is enabling quadriplegics to navigate all kinds of indoor and outdoor terrain either seated or upright while maintaining perfect equilibrium. […]

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