This morning is the kickoff of TWS2009, an event organized by Israeli financial newspaper Globes, and leading Israeli startup blog, the.co.ils with its founder Yaron Orenstein. TechCrunch, in its continued support of Israeli startups, is proud to be a media partner.
The event is aimed at showcasing ten promising Israeli startups and to serve as a networking platform for the individuals and… → Read More
Israel seems to be the country with the single biggest foreign contingent at TC50 with no less than 6 of the 50 companies presenting on stage. Some more Israeli startups can be found in the demo pit, the exhibition space and just walking around the venue floor shopping for investors, customers and partners.
Here is a round-up of the 6 Israeli companies that presented on stage: → Read More
Showing off their new website at TC50 is Tweegee, a social network and portal for kids age 8-14. Bright colors and graphics are designed to grab the attention of tweens. Beyond social networking, kids have the ability to share content and interact with other kids. A series of multiplayer games are also incorporated, giving the kids something to actually do. Additionally, kids can create their own… → Read More
Jason Calacanis and Michael Arrington opened TechCrunch50 today saying they wanted to create the “Sundance Film Festival” for the internet industry where companies are judged on merit. Here are our notes on the companies who presented in the first session of the conference, which showcased four startups that pertain to Youth and Culture. Highlights from the expert panel (Chad Hurley, co-founder… → Read More