OurCrowd is a leading, crowd equity platform based in Jerusalem with branches in the U.S., Canada, Singapore and Australia. The firm just wrapped up its biggest investor conference, which involved an exhibition of the latest robotics, drones, medtech, AI, and mobility tech. Jon Medved, CEO of OurCrowd, made headlines with his announcement that OurCrowd raised $650 million, anticipating that they will soon break the $1 billion ceiling this year.
As far as navigation apps go, nothing is more popular with smartphone users than Waze. At the end of 2012 the social mapping service counted 34 million users. While most people simply launch their Waze app without much thought in order to get from point A to point B, many don’t know that it is an Israeli company.