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Dr. Yair Schindel, aMoon Managing Partner, on Covid-19 and Investing in Medtech

Dr. Yair Schindel When VC aMoon was established in 2017, “the premise was to invest heavily in the convergence of technology and biology, healthcare and data,” says Dr. Yair Schindel, its Managing Partner. Schindel and Marius Nacht, the other founder of the Israeli venture capital firm which has raised to date more than $1 billion, were talking to...

Pandemic Tech Trends and Startups

At the OurCrowd Pandemic Innovation Conference on June 22, 2020, Stav Erez and Dr. Jonathan Wiesen presented the top 10 tech trends emerging from the current global pandemic Read more here

Will a Worldwide Healthcare Data Platform Help Fight Future Pandemics?

To respond effectively to a global pandemic, governments need to have access to very large volumes of healthcare data, collected over a long period of time with patient privacy protected, and sourced from many locations and populations around the world. Read more here

Travel During and After the Pandemic

Herzliya, Israel-based Pangea announced today a platform and a process with which governments worldwide can issue a smart card that facilitates entry into airport terminals and airplanes. The card has the holder’s photo, a digital signature, a chip, and a hologram, includes up-to-date encrypted data on the holder’s Covid-19 profile, and can be securely...

AI by the Numbers: Mixed Results for Enterprise AI

scared funny robot talking on a retro phone. isolate on white background. Pop art retro vector illustration drawing Recent surveys, studies, forecasts and other quantitative assessments of AI highlight the mix results of implementing AI in the enterprise; the increased adoption of Robotic Process Automation (RPA) and Work From Home (WFH) practices...

Pandemic Innovation Fund to Raise $100 Million

Jerusalem-based OurCrowd, the world’s largest crowdfunded-venture investment platform, plans to raise $100 million for its new Pandemic Innovation Fund, investing in technological solutions for the medical, business, educational and social needs triggered by global pandemics and other health emergencies. Read more here

AI by the numbers: The impact of automation on jobs

Recent surveys, studies, forecasts and other quantitative assessments of AI highlight the number of manufacturing jobs eliminated by robots; why robots could replace financial analysts; the very small number of organizations not evaluating or using AI today; and the debate over the usefulness of Covid-19 contact-tracing. Read more here

Covid Near You Helps Defeat the Invisible Enemy

“It is impossible to defeat an enemy that we cannot see,” says Bill Gates. Like many other observers and participants in the fight with COVID-19, Gates maintains that testing is critical for the reopening of the US economy, to identify new hot spots and intervening, even reversing relaxed policies, in a timely manner. Read more here

News from Israel about COVID-19 Vaccine and Finding High-Risk People

News from Israel today about rapid progress in developing a COVID-19 vaccine and in identifying people at the highest risk of severe COVID-19 complications. Read more here

AI by the Numbers: Coronavirus, Business Impact, Consumer Attitudes

Recent surveys, studies, forecasts and other quantitative assessments of AI highlight the role AI plays in fighting the Coronavirus, the business impact of AI, and what the American public feels about it. Read more here

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