Israeli researchers discover shrub that can treat diabetes
Work underway to isolate active ingredient that has been found to lower blood sugar levels, and produce a marketable medication
Israeli app’s Wikipedia beautification makes info more accessible
Wikiwand upgrades text-heavy encyclopedia pages, winning a Webby award for best user experience
Israel to export hundreds of millions of flies to Europe
Sterilized flies will be dispersed in orchards in Croatia and Bosnia to help farmers combat pests in a green manner
Google CEO: Israelis Succeed because They Break Rules
Eric Schmidt says local entrepreneur culture's success stems from Israelis' tendency 'to challenge authority and to question everything.'
Facebook’s Ex-CFO Ebersman Launches Health Tech Start-Up
Lyra Health, aims to tackle behavioral healthcare; backed by VC firm Venrock
Mantis Vision raises a $9.7 million strategic investment to map the world in 3D
The company allows mobile devices to map their surroundings in 3D – which is really useful, or might be someday
The creative director of the “Platform” coworking space on the future of anti-offices in Kiev
The founder of Jewspace.org discusses whether it is easy for a practicing Jew to find a job
The most unusual apartments, tents, houses, caves and studios that you can rent in Israel
The 24th of February is the birthday of Jan Koum, the founder of WhatsApp
Continuation of the talk with the entrepreneur and civil activist
The director of the Edinburgh business school talks to Jewishnews.com.ua about business education in Ukraine
Israeli entrepreneur assists Ukrainian reforms
The Feldman family has a wide range of business interests: from manufacturing steel pipes to advertising and tourism. And they also restore Cossack sites.
He is the executive director of StarWind Software, a mentor of IT incubators, father of four, traveler and blogger. All this is already impressive in itself, but there is another fact about Artyom: at the age of 16 he broke his neck when he jumped into the Dnieper. He has been partially paralyzed ever since.
The founder and director of Telesens talks about the Kharkov community, the specific nature of doing business in Ukraine and the politics of the “transitional period”.
The founder of the “Murakhi” project on how to raise money for charity, when no one has any money left
The young businessman and founder of the “Jewish business club” talks about things that may interest independent Jews, and what Jewish places to visit.
On 20 November, the member of the board of trustees of the Kharkov community, banker and former advisor to the Kharkov governor Vadim Vishnevsky was taken to hospital with a gunshot wound to the head, and died shortly afterwards.
Everyone who travels frequently is familiar with the problem of choosing a suitcase of suitable size. Isaak Atlas’s Israeli start-up promises to solve the dilemma of all die-hard travelers, with the FUGU luggage universal suitcase, which can change its dimensions.
Hyundai seeks Israeli tech for its ‘connected cars’
New apps developed in Israel could show up in the company’s new Internet-linked vehicles as soon as next year
New app monitors air pollution
BreezoMeter converts complex air pollution figures into a user-friendly visual of the air quality at your specific location
Dramatic advance in cancer treatment: Mix of two existing drugs could be the antidote
Study, which was conducted on patients with advanced melanoma by research centers in the U.S., Europe and Israel, reduced tumors by more than a third in 58 percent of the patients. In 15 to 20 percent of the cases, the tumor disappeared entirely
Canadian Group Donates $10M to Hebrew University Stem Cell Research
The Azrieli Foundation selected the Hebrew University of Jerusalem following an extensive process to identify the world’s leading researchers and labs studying Fragile X syndrome
Wearable device provides continuous fetal monitoring
The data collected is of high enough quality to be useful for clinicians and researchers
Scientists hoping to save sea snail that protected Mediterranean reefs
Worm snails used to restore damaged reefs with a chalky substance