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The world’s fastest cyber unicorn, WIZ, continues to break records: a year and a half after its foundation it reached a value of $ 6 billion with a total fundraising of $ 600 million

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Microsoft comes out with a surprising announcement of opening five new centers in Israel and recruiting 2,500 new employees

Microsoft Israel Research and Development have announced the opening of five new centers in Israel, including Jerusalem and Be'er Sheva, and the recruitment of approximately 2,500 new employees. The company will thereby double its workforce and expand to other areas in the country, thus addressing additional populations and sectors that…

The CEO of the Digital Bank, Gal Bar Dea, has an opinion that people should wear “I Love My Bank” T-shirts.

An extensive interview with Gal Bar-Dea, the CEO of the First Digital Bank, who sums up the bank's promise to the Israeli customer in one sentence: "At Leumi and Ha’Poalim they don’t sleep at night, they understand that a Big Bang is coming." It is going to be an interesting…

The full premiere season of Lahav Shani, the new musical director of the israeli Philharmonic, is round the corner

Lahav Shani's debut season as the musical director of the Israel Philharmonic is also the season in which the Orchestra will celebrate its 85th year of founding. And after a year in which the culture was shut down - the orchestra decided to launch a creative campaign that puts Tel…

Israel Philharmonic Orchestra celebrates its’ 85th anniversary

Lahav Shani's debut season as the musical director of the Israel Philharmonic is also the season in which the Orchestra will celebrate its 85th year of founding. And after a year in which the culture was shut down - the orchestra decided to launch a creative campaign that puts Tel…

The State of the Unicorns

CH12 news broadcasted this week a 4 chapter series created by Amalia Duek titled “The Unicorns Nation”, which gave a broad overview to this outstanding phenomena in the Israeli tech industry, and the industry’s thriving in general. The series touched varied aspects, including the industry’s maturing, building big companies, talent…

How can we know that the housing market is bullish?

Azorim reported that in the first half of 2021 it sold the same number of apartments as in all of 2020. The company sold 885 apartments worth 2 billion NIS, while in all of 2020, 976 apartments were sold for a total of 1.8 billion NIS. Globes The Marker Calcalist…

Transmit Security

Transmit Security completed its first funding round at an unprecedented scale - $543M, the largest series A funding round in cybersecurity history. Led by Insight Partners and General Atlantic, Transmit Security’s pre-money valuation jumps to $2.2 billion. Transmit Security was founded by Mickey Boodaei and Rakesh Loonkar to rid the…

Zap

Zap Group is the largest consumer site group in Israel, managing dozens of leading consumer sites in a range of diverse fields. This week we focused on two of the group's content sites: Zap Yellow Pages and Zap Marriage, in order to enable visitors to make informed consumer decisions. Regarding…

Venn, the company that builds communities around the world has raised 60 million $

The founders of Venn, Or Bokobza (CEO) and Chen Avni (CPO) founders announced this week about closing a $60M Series B round, bringing the company’s total funding to $100M. Venn offers neighborhood residents a technological platform that promotes real and virtual world interactions between neighbors and neighborhoods by combining a…