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Crunch Report | Tinder is using AI to get you hooked up

Tinder tests a new feature that uses AI to suggest who to "super like," BlackBerry will pay Nokia $137 million over a contract dispute and Alibaba is looking to acquire technology and talent from Visu

Arbe Robotics raises $9M to build high-resolution radars for autonomous cars

As carmakers and tech companies continue to improve the mechanics and reliability of self-driving cars, Arbe Robotics, a Tel Aviv startup developing a high-resolution radar system to help those vehicl

Watch Microsoft Accelerator’s Tel Aviv demo day right here

TechCrunch is pleased to offer Microsoft Accelerator’s Tel Aviv demo day event today at 6:30 p.m. local time, 8:30 a.m. PST. The Microsoft Accelerator is an immersive three- to six-month program a

Announcing the TechCrunch Tel Aviv Meetup + Pitch-off agenda

It’s happening! TechCrunch is coming to Israel for the TechCrunch Meetup + Pitch-Off in Tel Aviv on the evening of Wednesday June 28. It’s going to be an awesome event. TechCrunch doesn’t c

Apply right NOW for the TechCrunch Meetup + Pitch-Off in Tel Aviv

TechCrunch is coming back to Israel with a Meetup + Pitch-off in Tel Aviv because everybody had a great time last year. The event will be on June 28 at Trask, between 6-10 p.m. If you want to introdu

Tel Aviv, we’re coming back for a TechCrunch Meetup + Pitch-Off

It’s safe to say that we had a blast last year at our Tel Aviv meetup . To nobody’s surprise, we’re holding a TechCrunch Meetup + Pitch-Off again in June. Save the date as June 28, 2017 is going

Gett CEO claims his ride-share company is beating Uber in Europe

It is a very competitive landscape for on-demand rides. While Uber dominates the market in the U.S., Didi Chuxing is the leader in China. And in Europe, there is another player that is making headway.

Kwik raises $3 million to take on Amazon Dash buttons

Amazon Dash buttons have been gaining traction and Kwik thinks there is room for a competitor. The Tel Aviv-based startup has designed a similar product and is working with Domino’s, Budweiser, Hugg

Announcing the agenda for the TechCrunch Meetup in Tel Aviv

It’s happening. The TechCrunch team landed in Tel Aviv and we’re in the starting blocks for the <a target="_blank" href="">Tec

Shimon Peres to speak at the TechCrunch Tel Aviv Meetup and Pitch-Off

Shimon Peres, the ninth President of the State of Israel, will address the TechCrunch Tel Aviv Meetup and Pitch-Off next week. Peres has famously extolled the benefits of technology and innovation to

Announcing the judges for the TechCrunch Pitch-Off in Tel Aviv

June 22 is right around the corner and I have a hard time realizing it’s coming so quickly. That’s right, on June 22, we’re hosting a <a target="_blank" href="

Can Israel build big, sustainable companies?

For all the "Start-up Nation" fanfare, Google's acquisition of Waze - Israel's highest profile start-up exit to date - was valued at just $1.1B. And, while Israel officially has two Unicorn companies

Created For Amateurs, Online Video Editing Platform Showbox Picks Up $8M Series A

Showbox’s goal is to be the online editing platform of choice for non-professional video makers. The Tel Aviv-based startup just closed a $8 million Series A, which will be used to on product develo

Cloud-based Physical Security Startup Octopus Raises $2.5M From Singulariteam

Octopus, a Tel Aviv startup that makes cloud-based physical security systems for large facilities, has raised $2.5 million from Singulariteam. The company will use the funds to expand in the U.S. and

Location-Based Marketing Startup Ubimo Gets $7.5M To Create Ad Campaigns Using Real-Time Data

Many brands now rely on location-based marketing, which sends consumers ads based on which stores or venues are nearby. Founded by former Googlers, Ubimo incorporates additional data points, including

Remixing Culture And Why The Art Of The Mash-Up Matters

Ben Murray Contributor Ben Murray is the editor for The Space, a digital art non-profit organization in the UK and was a former BBC digital editor. More posts by this contributor 10 Art Apps To Inspir

Chutzpah Lessons From The Israeli Startup Scene

It’s no wonder that with over 4,000 startups in the Greater Tel Aviv area, Israel is ranked 1st in the world for innovative capacity in 2014 by the IMD Global Competitiveness Yearbook.

Israel Grows From Startup Nation To Exit Nation

Thanks to a string of big exits over the past year, Israel’s technology companies are moving the country from a startup nation to an exit nation. With nearly $15 billion in exits through mergers

Selling An Ad Platform For Mobile Apps, Appwiz Raises $1.4 Million

Pitching an advertising platform targeting mobile application developers has netted the startup company Appwiz $1.4 million in new financing. The company was founded in the summer of 2012 as a softwar

Ubimo, A Location-Based Mobile Audience Targeting Startup Founded By Ex-Googlers, Raises $2M Seed Round

<a target="_blank" href="">Ubimo</a>, a startup that focuses on location-based mobile audience targeting, has raised a $2 million seed round led by <a target="_blank" href="http:/
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