Dennis Mitzner

Dennis Mitzner Contributor Dennis Mitzner is a journalist and writer with a focus on tech, culture and politics. You can find his commentary here. He also writes about e-commerce and retail for Forbes. More posts by this contributor Israel’s former Prime Minister Ehud Barak bets big on emergency app Reporty The EU’s new regulatory environment might help fintech flourish

Dennis Mitzner is a journalist and writer with a focus on tech, culture and politics. You can find his commentary here. He also writes about e-commerce and retail for Forbes.

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Magic Leap goes to Finland in pursuit of Nordic VR and AR talent

Dennis Mitzner Contributor Dennis Mitzner is a journalist and writer with a focus on tech, culture and politics. You can find his commentary here. He also writes about e-commerce and retail for Forbes

Israel’s former Prime Minister Ehud Barak bets big on emergency app Reporty

Dennis Mitzner Contributor Dennis Mitzner is a journalist and writer with a focus on tech, culture and politics. You can find his commentary here. He also writes about e-commerce and retail for Forbes

The EU’s new regulatory environment might help fintech flourish

The EU’s efforts to regulate financial markets has opened new opportunities for global fintech operators looking for universal standards to tap into the lucrative 28-country marketplace. While over-

As brain drain looms, new rules create roadblocks for ultra-orthodox to enter Israel’s tech sector

Dennis Mitzner Contributor Dennis Mitzner is a journalist and writer with a focus on tech, culture and politics. You can find his commentary here. He also writes about e-commerce and retail for Forbes

After oil, Norway looks to startups for economic growth

Politicians responding to the oil troubles are heeding calls for a new way forward, centered around startups. And the efforts to foster a new approach are led by an ambitious ex-business exec, the Cro

P2P mobile payment app Tapp raises $9 million to tap into the cash economy in Southeast Asia

Mobile phones have emerged as the dominant alternative payment method to cash for buying and selling goods and services in emerging markets. And with a service akin to alternative payment providers li

Chinese tech giant Kuang-Chi harnesses Israeli tech to build smart cities in China

Kuang-Chi, a Shenzhen-based technology conglomerate, recently launched a $300 million Israel fund in Tel Aviv to tap the country's smart-city know-how, according to the company's founder Ruopeng Liu.

Payment startup Zooz raises $24 million as global fintech looks for standards

Zooz’s series C round more than doubles the total amount invested in the company to $40.5 million, raised in four rounds. The latest round included Fang Fund, iAngels, Kreos Capital and existing inv

New initiatives emerge to help refugees

Prompted by the ongoing refugee crisis affecting much of the western world, new initiatives have emerged to provide solutions to the many challenges facing the beleaguered masses. In a sea of clueless

Sirin Labs blasts into the secure smartphone space with a $72 million seed round

A new high-end smartphone manufacturer Sirin Labs has raised a $72 million seed round from Singulariteam founder Moshe Hogeg, Kazakh businessman Kenges Rakishev, and the Chinese social networking serv

Nokia and Skype strongmen invest in Finnish food delivery app

Dennis Mitzner Contributor Dennis Mitzner is a journalist and writer with a focus on tech, culture and politics. You can find his commentary here. He also writes about e-commerce and retail for Forbes

Fintech dominates Nordic startup investments

Between January 1, 2014 and end of March 2016, 51 fintech investments were made in companies in Sweden, Finland, Norway, Denmark and Iceland, totaling $390.17 million.

Israel prepares for #OpIsrael cyberattack

The #OpsIsrael attack has taken place every year on April 7 since 2013, and was first launched on the eve of the Holocaust Remembrance Day with a stated goal of erasing Israel from the Internet.

Israel’s desert city of Beersheba is turning into a cybertech oasis

The Israeli military's massive relocation of its prestigious technology units, the presence of multinational and local companies, a close proximity to Ben Gurion University and generous government sub

Israeli Investment Firms receive $665 Million In Commitments In February

Fund February: A flurry of VC funds launch in Israel.

Turing Robotics Drops Android And Sets Up Shop In Finland Amid Global Security Concerns

To ensure complete data security and privacy for TRI’s Turing Phone owners, TRI moved its manufacturing operations to Salo, a city with an impeccable history in mobile phone production,” said Stev

Finnish VC, Lifeline Ventures, Raises 57 Million Euros

Dennis Mitzner Contributor Dennis Mitzner is a journalist and writer with a focus on tech, culture and politics. You can find his commentary here. He also writes about e-commerce and retail for Forbes

Worse Than A Cold Call? Polar Bear Pitching In The Arctic Circle

Strong in tech, but lacking in either sunlight or warmth, the third annual Polar Bear Pitching competition, which took place on February 10–11, has found a perfect home in the city of Oulu, which li

From Nokia’s Snake Game To Supercell, Finland’s Gaming Industry Is Serious Business

Dennis Mitzner Contributor Dennis Mitzner is a journalist and writer with a focus on tech, culture and politics. You can find his commentary here. He also writes about e-commerce and retail for Forbes

Asian Nations Push Courtship Of Israeli Tech Companies

China and Japan are forging deeper ties with Israel’s burgeoning tech industry.
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