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The Data Index, March 2021

Data is eating the world and there are numerous indicators of its ubiquitous presence in our lives. Read more

The Future of Global Workforce Management

How do you get from $0 to $1.2 billion valuation in 60 months? You deliver the future of work now. Or, as Eynat Guez, CEO of Papaya Global, says laughing, “you put in a lot of working hours,” ten-year-worth of working hours in the five years since she launched the company with her two co-founders. Read more

AI in Healthcare Now

Kira Radinsky, co-founder and Chairman of Diagnostic Robotics, wants to make healthcare more affordable and accessible. The lessons learned from initial deployments of the startup’s AI-based digital triage platform in Israel and the U.S. and the valuable experience gained during the Covid-19 pandemic, point to a future of better healthcare: Providing...

The Future of Work Now from Israeli Startup Centrical

The future of work is about reinventing how companies motivate their employees. Centrical, a startup focused on delivering the future of work now, announced on March 10th that it closed a $32 million funding round led by Intel Capital, a new investor, and JVP, the company’s largest shareholder. The round also included participation from C4 Ventures...

Erel Margalit on the Future of Work and Life Post-Covid

It is by now conventional wisdom that work in the post-Covid “new normal” will shift for many to working-from-home most of the time. The new “hybrid virtual model,” says McKinsey, “promises greater access to talent, increased productivity for individuals and small teams, lower costs, more individual flexibility, and improved employee experiences.” ...

The Future After the First Telephone Call

145 years ago, 29-year-old Alexander Graham Bell said into his experimental device “Mr. Watson, come here, I want you.” Thomas Watson, his assistant, sitting in an adjacent room at 5 Exeter Place, Boston, answered: “Mr. Bell, do you understand what I say?” Read more

Startups Continue to Hire During the Pandemic

Jerusalem-based venture investing platform OurCrowd released the first installment of the quarterly OurCrowd Jobs Index showing that the number of open positions listed by OurCrowd’s portfolio companies rose from 350 in June 2020 to 912 in December 2020. The startups surveyed by OurCrowd predict that job growth would continue through 2021 and they expect...

Data will Continue to Eat the World in 2021

54 predictions about the state of data in the near future

Data is Eating the World

Here’s the data on the state-of-data at the end of 2020 Read more Data is eating the world

AI, Immunotherapy, and Precision Medicine

Tel-Aviv-based Nucleai is developing AI software for image analysis and modeling of pathology data to assist in the development of more effective drugs. Read more

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