[Rewire in Crowdfund Insider] OurCrowd Leads Funding Round in Neobank Rewire’s $20 Million Series B

Rewire, a digital banking startup that is targeting cross-border banking services has announced a $ 20 million Series B funding round. The round was lead by leading global crowdfunding platform OurCrowd and also included a line of credit from an undisclosed bank.

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[OurCrowd CEO Jon Medved in The Times of Israel] Investing in companies pushing new frontiers in science and technology

Israel is an extraordinary nation with a highly-skilled workforce that offers the world lucrative and safe opportunities for investment. The whole world loves a winner. And the real winners are the ones tested by the flames of adversity.

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[OurCrowd in CTech] Amid a 400% recruitment boom, only 14% of OurCrowd companies are expecting to return to the office full-time

Companies and employees were surely expecting a shock to the system with Covid-19 upended the way millions of people work each day. Now almost a year later, reports are suggesting that a majority of workers are settling into ‘the new normal’ more comfortably than they thought.

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[OurCrowd in Forbes] Regardless Of Covid-19, Startups Continue To Hire

Jerusalem-based venture investing platform OurCrowd today released the first installment of the quarterly OurCrowd Jobs Index showing that the number of open positions listed by OurCrowd’s portfolio companies rose from 350 in June 2020 to 912 in December 2020. The startups surveyed by OurCrowd predict that job growth would continue through 2021 and they expect to maintain a mix of in-person and remote working.

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[OurCrowd in The Jerusalem Post] OurCrowd: Tech hiring in Israel up 400% in last six months

While Israel struggles with unprecedented unemployment levels due to the coronavirus pandemic, the hi-tech sector is flourishing. OurCrowd, a global venture investment platform, said Tuesday that the number of tech jobs available in Israel for its portfolio companies rose by 400% during the last six months.

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[OurCrowd in Red Herring] OurCrowd Jobs Index Shows Startup Hires Growing Despite Pandemic

The number of jobs listed by OurCrowd’s global portfolio companies more than doubled from 350 in June 2020 to 912 in December 2020. The number of job openings in Israel rose by 400% during the same period to more than 200. The positions were advertised by 100 of OurCrowd’s portfolio of companies and funds.

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[OurCrowd in The Times of ISrael] OurCrowd startup survey shows hybrid office/remote work model set to continue

Even as coronavirus vaccinations are being rolled out, only 14.3% of OurCrowd’s portfolio companies see employees working solely in the workplace by July 1.

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[OurCrowd in No Camels] How Israel’s Startup Nation Ethos Propelled Its World-Leading Vaccination Drive

Israel has evolved from Startup Nation to VacciNation, leading the world with a turbocharged coronavirus vaccine rollout that has administered more jabs per capita than any other country in the world.

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[OurCrowd in CTech] Kardome wins the Reinhold Cohn Startup Competition with its better ‘ears’ for robots

Laly David, Partner and Head of Business Development at OurCrowd, explained that as investors they initially focus on ‘red flags’ and on intellectual property strategy.

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