The Hybrid and Gaza Sky Geeks are helping Arab-Israeli and Palestinian entrepreneurs overcome adversity

Imagine trying to build a business in a country where 90 percent of the water is undrinkable, electricity only works four hours a day and your travel is restricted to an area four times the size of Ma

These are the competitive pressures driving automakers to accelerate new tech adoption

The transformations that companies like Tesla, Uber and Lyft bring to the auto industry are changing more than just the ways car companies think about drivetrains and ownership, and it’s opening

Chemi Peres of Pitango VC joins us at TechCrunch Tel Aviv, June 7

TechCrunch is returning to Tel Aviv on 7 June 2018 for a day-long conference, where we will be digging into one of Israel’s biggest tech strengths: mobility and everything that implies, from com

Douxmatok lets you use 30 percent less sugar without affecting sweetness

Our resistance to good nutrition is causing lasting problems within the population. Part of the problem is that the best-tasting food is usually the worst for our health, and bad eating habits beget w

Tulip, the app platform for manufacturers, picks up $13 million from NEA

While shop floors at large OEMs are embracing the beginning of the robotics and automation eras, the actual humans working in these shops have been mostly forgotten by technology. But Tulip, a softwar

New $250M Pitango Growth Fund Will Boost Israeli Scale-Ups

Pitango Venture Capital — which has invested in companies such as AppsFlyer and Taboola — today announces the first closing of its new Pitango Growth Fund, which will aim for a $250 million fund s

Interactive Video AdTech Startup, Carambola, Closes $4M Series A Led By Pitango

Israeli video adtech startup, Carambola has closed a $4 million Series A round, led by Pitango Venture Capital. Existing investors, 2B Angels, Plus Ventures and Rutledge Vine Capital, also participate

Boxee, Anobit, DudaMobile Backer Pitango Closes $150M In Newest $250M Fund

Israel's <a target="_blank" href="http://www.pitango.com">Pitango</a> -- backers of Boxee, Anobit (now part of Apple), fring, mySupermarket, and many other startups --  is gearing up for a new round

ContextIn Raises "Several Millions" For Algorithmic Approach To Ad Buying

<img src="http://tctechcrunch.files.wordpress.com/2011/02/contextin.png" class="shot2" /> <a href="http://www.crunchbase.com/company/contextin">ContextIn</a>, an Israeli company I first got to know w