AdAge October 5, 2015

Bud Light Creates Fridge That Alerts When the Beer is Low

By: E.J. Schultz Bud Light is trying to ensure the Internet of Things includes beer. The nation’s largest beer brand today is launching the “Bud-E Fridge” that promises to give drinkers real-time data on their fridge — like how much beer is on hand — via a mobile app. The WiFi-connected […]

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TechCrunch September 28, 2015

Kreditech Nabs $92M To Build Financial Services For The ‘Underbanked’

By: Ingrid Lunden Another startup out of Europe focused on finance has raised a hefty round of funding. Kreditech, a German company building a suite of credit and banking products for consumers who have little or no credit history, has raised €82.5 million ($92 million) to continue adding more products and […]

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Forbes September 25, 2015

The Top Five Fintech Marketplaces

By: Nav Athwal The two-sided marketplace has created some of the fastest-growing startups of the last twenty years. Pioneers like eBay, Airbnb and Uber were all created to connect an underutilized supply with an unmet demand for a product or service using a technology platform. Historically, marketplaces are slow to hit […]

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Huffington Post September 22, 2015

$50,000 (or More) May Be Yours for the Asking

By: Dan Solin Investing is a unique business. After all, you wouldn’t think of buying any commercial item (like a car) without first negotiating for the lowest price. And few people would consider buying a product if they had no information about its price tag. Yet that is precisely what most investors do. […]

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CoverHound Raises $33.3M, Expands To Insurance Comparisons For Businesses

By: Ingrid Lunden CoverHound, a site that lets people search for, compare and buy auto and property insurance both through its own site and Google’s insurance search, is today announcing that it has raised a further $33.3 million in funding as it adds one more large and strategic investor to its list of […]

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Business Insider September 20, 2015

The 27 hottest Israeli startups of 2015

By: Julie Bort The always-hot Israeli startup scene has been going even more bonkers lately. 2015 has been a record-breaker for VC funding. The valuations of young companies are skyrocketing and private-equity bankers have arrived in droves, as have Chinese investors. It all adds up to a very healthy tech community, overflowing with innovation…read more. Source: […]

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ComputerWorld September 17, 2015

Got Hadoop? Arcadia Enterprise could make insights easier to find

By: Katherine Noyes Making Hadoop data more accessible has become a common goal in the world of enterprise software, and on Thursday a brand-new contender jumped into the ring. Billed as the first unified, Hadoop-native big data platform for visual analytics and business intelligence, Arcadia Enterprise aims to help business […]

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TechCrunch September 16, 2015 Raises $1.3M Seed Round For Its Data Warehousing Platform

By: Frederic Lardinois, a new data warehousing platform that recently launched its private beta, today announced that it has raised a $1.3 million seed round from the likes of Blumberg Capital, 500 Startups, and FundersGuild. The service sits on top of Amazon’s Redshift service. founder Yaniv Leven argues that his service enables […]

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24 Israeli Companies You Should Watch For

By: Ilya Pozin With the Jewish new year here, it seems fitting to look at companies from Israel, a country that is well-known for it’s innovative tech startups, that are showing the most innovation and promise. On Rosh Hashanah, it’s traditional to offer wishes of a sweet new year. And, for […]

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Geektime September 10, 2015

Jeff Bezos and Ashton Kutcher just invested in this Israeli startup

By: Laura Rosbrow-Telem Fundbox, a San Francisco and Tel Aviv-based startup that can assess businesses’ credit risk online within an hour and helps credit worthy businesses automatically pay invoices when they experience cash flow problems, announced on Thursday that they have raised $50 million in an equity funding round. This company […]

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