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ISRAEL

2019 OurCrowd Global Investor Summit announces agenda

OurCrowd, Israel's most active venture investor, has announced programming for the OurCrowd Global Investor Summit, to be held on 7 March 2019, in Jerusalem, Israel...

11 Feb 2019

ISRAEL

KPF unveils design for its spiraling Tel Aviv tower

Global architecture firm Kohn Pedersen Fox Associates (KPF) has unveiled the design for its spiraling tower, which will be the tallest building of Tel Aviv upon its completion...

8 Jan 2019

SOUTH AFRICA

#StartJLM: The roadmap to the fully autonomous vehicle

As part of Start JLM 2018, Nimrod Dor, director APAC & Africa: Mobileye Aftermarket Division, provided an overview about Mobileye and its roadmap towards the autonomous vehicle...

By Jessica Tennant 28 Nov 2018

SOUTH AFRICA

#StartJLM: The rise of the startup nation

Jerusalem has seen an influx of entrepreneurs emerge over the past six years, especially in medical and biotechnology... Here, an overview of the local entrepreneurial ecosystem and the 'rockstars' building the startup nation that is Israel...

By Jessica Tennant 22 Nov 2018

SOUTH AFRICA

"Build, move fast and break things" - Waze co-founder Uri Levine

Uri Levine, serial entrepreneur and co-founder of Waze, spoke about disrupting inefficient markets and improving under-functioning services by focusing on solving big problems, at a breakfast event hosted by BusinessLive...

By Jessica Tennant 20 Nov 2018

SOUTH AFRICA

#StartupStory: Meet robotic nurse Abby

The Embassy of Israel in South Africa recently announced Johannesburg-based entrepreneur Josh Lasker, founding partner of robotic nurse 'Abby' (formerly known as Healthinator) as the winner of the local Start Jerusalem Competition 2018...

By Jessica Tennant 9 Nov 2018

SOUTH AFRICA

PepsiCo to buy SodaStream for $3.2bn

Snacking and beverage giant PepsiCo has agreed to acquire countertop carbonated water machine maker SodaStream International Ltd for $3.2 billion...

20 Aug 2018

SOUTH AFRICA

The secrets behind Israel's rise as a 'Startup Nation'

For but a sliver of land in the Middle East, with a population below 9 million, you'd never guess that Israel has the second largest number of companies on the Nasdaq, after China...

By Lauren Hartzenberg 8 Aug 2018

SOUTH AFRICA

Israel's plan to accelerate innovation in sports tech

For a country not particularly known for success in the competitive sporting arena, Israel's high-tech prowess is helping to establish the nation as the Silicon Valley of sports tech...

By Lauren Hartzenberg 31 Jul 2018

GLOBAL

Effective Use of Brand Purpose shortlist for Warc Awards 2018 announced

The Warc Awards released the shortlist for the Effective Use of Brand Purpose category - a search for marketing initiatives that have successfully embraced a brand purpose and achieved commercial success as well as a benefit for a wider community...

17 Apr 2018

SOUTH AFRICA

Neri Oxman announced as speaker at Design Indaba 2018

Architect, designer and inventor, Neri Oxman, has been announced as one of the speakers at this year's Design Indaba Conference 2018...

By Juanita Pienaar 29 Jan 2018

SOUTH AFRICA

Highly contagious disease can decimate tilapia populations

A highly contagious disease is spreading among farmed and wild tilapia and can decimate infected populations. Tilapia Lake Virus (TiLV) has now been confirmed in five countries on three continents...

29 May 2017

AFRICA

Barclays Accelerator reveals 2017 Africa programme participants

Thursday, 20 April 2017, saw the announcement of the top 10 companies selected for the Barclays Accelerator 2017 Africa programme...

21 Apr 2017

SOUTH AFRICA

Intel deal may fuel Israel's rise as builder of car brains

JERUSALEM, Israel: Intel's $15-billion purchase of Israeli firm Mobileye could help fuel the country's rise in the driverless car industry - not as a builder of vehicles, but as the brains behind them...

20 Mar 2017

SOUTH AFRICA

Redefine sells German assets for R1.53bn

Redefine International, the FTSE 250 income-focused, UK-based property group and Israeli pension group Menora Mivtachim have sold four German office assets to a US private equity group for €106m (R1.53bn)...

By Alistair Anderson 20 Jan 2017

SOUTH AFRICA

#InnovationMonth: Tell your audience what to think about, not what to think

Another day, another politics-fuelled headline. Here's advice to journalists on how to ensure you provide your readers with accurate coverage as the media world goes increasingly more digital, from The Jerusalem Post's former editor-in-chief...

By Leigh Andrews 6 Sep 2016

SOUTH AFRICA

Research reveals top three global tech disruptors

Juniper Research has revealed the top tech companies it says will disrupt the market in 2016, whose offerings have the power to transform...

26 Jul 2016

SOUTH AFRICA

Female millennials are the most confident and ambitious of any female generation

New PwC survey dispels myths about women and work...

5 Mar 2015

ISRAEL

Cyber attacks on Israel traced to Gaza: researchers

WASHINGTON, US: A series of cyber attacks against Israel since mid-2013 appears to be coming from "Arab parties located in the Gaza Strip" and elsewhere, US security researchers say...

19 Feb 2015

UNITED KINGDOM

Social networks 'in denial' on extremist use: senior UK spy

LONDON, UK: Social media sites have become "the command-and-control networks of choice for terrorists", the new head of Britain's electronic spying agency GCHQ says...

5 Nov 2014

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