Press Releases

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2018

OurCrowd Global Investor Summit: Israel’s Largest Tech Investment Conference Returns March 7, 2019 in Jerusalem

Jerusalem – Dec. 4, 2018 – OurCrowd, a global investment platform and Israel’s leading venture investor has announced that it will host its fifth annual OurCrowd Global Investor Summit, on March 7, 2019, in Jerusalem, Israel.

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Israeli Private Individuals Investing on the OurCrowd Platform Now Entitled to Tax Deductions on their Investment

Jerusalem – Feb. 1, 2018 – OurCrowd, a leading global equity crowdfunding platform, announced that it has received authorization from the Israel Tax Authority, which will allow private individuals investing in the OurCrowd platform to benefit from tax deductions on their investments.

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OurCrowd & leAD Sports Launch $50M Sports Tech Fund

Jerusalem, Israel / Berlin, Germany – Feb. 1, 2018 – OurCrowd, the leading global equity crowdfunding platform, today announced the launch of its 13th fund, ADvantage.

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Drones, AI and Next-Generation Mobility Take Center Stage at OurCrowd Global Investor Summit

Jerusalem – Feb. 1, 2018 – OurCrowd, a leading global equity crowdfunding platform, concluded its largest annual investor conference, showcasing the very latest in Mobility Tech, Drones, Robobtics, AI and Medtech.

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OurCrowd’s Labs/02 to Invest in up to 100 Early Stage Companies Over the Next 10 Years with Israel Innovation Authority Support

Jerusalem – Jan. 31, 2018 – OurCrowd, a leading global equity crowdfunding platform, today announced that its Labs/02 seed stage incubator will invest in up to 100 early stage companies over the next ten years.

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OurCrowd Raises $650M for 145 Startups, 12 Funds

Jerusalem – Jan. 31, 2018 – OurCrowd, has raised $650M for 145 startup companies and 12 funds since inception five years ago in 2013. The equity crowdfunding platform will make the announcement at its Global Investor Summit in Jerusalem on Feb 1st, where 10,000 attendees have registered from over 90 countries.

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2017

OurCrowd Continues Asia Expansion, First Platform to Bring Equity Crowdfunding to Taiwan

Jerusalem – Feb. 16, 2017 – OurCrowd, the leading global equity crowdfunding platform, has announced its expansion in Asia with a new Taipei office and financial partner, Shanghai Commercial & Savings Bank (SCSB).

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World’s Largest Equity Crowdfunding Conference Under Way

Jerusalem – Feb. 15, 2017 – OurCrowd, the leading global equity crowdfunding platform, today announced that 6,000 guests from 82 countries registered for the OurCrowd Global Investor Summit. The event takes place all day Thursday, February 16th, 2017, at the International Convention Center (ICC), Binyenei HaUmah.

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Intuition Robotics Announces Investment from iRobot and OurCrowd, Bringing Total Funding to $6M

Jerusalem – Feb. 14, 2017 – Intuition Robotics, developer of social companion technologies, today announced funding from strategic investor iRobot Corp. (NASDAQ: IRBT) and equity crowdfunding platform OurCrowd. This investment brings the total funding in the company to $6M USD across various funding instruments. Intuition Robotics will participate in the world’s largest equity crowdfunding conference, the 2017 OurCrowd Global Investor Summit on February 16 in Jerusalem, Israel, where the company will conduct the first live demonstration of Elli•Q, an autonomous active aging companion aimed at keeping older adults active and engaged.

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2016

mPrest Raises $20M to Expand Industrial and Commercial IoT Solutions

Menlo Park, CA / Petach Tikwa, Israel – Jan. 25, 2016 – mPrest, a global provider of mission-critical monitoring and control software for the Internet of Things (IoT), announced today that it has raised a $20 million Series A round of funding. The round was led by GE Ventures, the venture arm of GE, and OurCrowd, one of the world’s leading equity crowdfunding platforms. mPrest will use the investment to expand its international presence in the industrial and commercial markets and rapidly scale to meet the soaring needs of the IoT world.

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OurCrowd to Host 3,000 for Global Investor Summit in Jerusalem

Menlo Park, CA / Petach Tikwa, Israel – Jan. 25, 2016 – OurCrowd, one of the world’s leading equity crowdfunding platforms, is expecting to host 3,000 investors, entrepreneurs, corporate partners, and venture capitalists from over 50 countries to its second annual Global Investor Summit scheduled in Jerusalem on Jan. 25th. The event at Binyanei Ha’uma: Israel’s National Convention Center will be focused on the theme “investing in the future.” Six major multinational corporations – Honda, Coca-Cola Company, Samsung Ventures, Philips, Intuit, GE – will provide a preview of their future plans for innovation together with scores of startup companies in the key areas of mobility/transportation, corporate innovation, health, cyber security, connected world, and mobile communications.

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Honda Opens Door to Israeli Tech Community

Silicon Valley, USA / Jerusalem, Israel – Jan. 21, 2016 – Seeking new opportunities for collaboration, Honda will formally engage the Israeli tech community for the first time in a plenary address at the OurCrowd Global Investor Summit, to be held January 25th in Jerusalem. Drawn in by mobility start-ups pursuing vehicle intelligence technologies, apps and software, along with several notable exits, Honda executives and engineers from Japan and North America will descend on the two-day summit. Honda has engaged OurCrowd, the world’s leading equity crowdfunding platform, to access its portfolio companies and facilitate introductions to notable innovators and entrepreneurs.

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OurCrowd & Xconomy Release 2015 Industry Report on the Democratization of Investing

Jerusalem, Israel / Boston, USA – Jan. 13, 2016 – OurCrowd, one of the world’s leading equity crowdfunding platforms, has released, together with Xconomy, an extensive industry report on the democratization of investing and an overview of the industry in 2015. The detailed data reveal several key factors reshaping the landscape of investing and what they mean for companies and investors: the ascendancy of private companies, the dramatic increase in VC investing, the growth of crowdfunding, and the soaring number of new opportunities globally and in Israel, with a record year of investment in Israeli technology at approximately $5B.

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