Articoolo Writing Expert

Imagine a world where you never have to think before producing written content. Where bloggers, journalists, publishers and students could produce content in a matter of minutes. Well, that world may not be so far away thanks to Israeli startup Articoolo. Founded in 2014, Articoolo has created a software robot that uses algorithms and artificial…

SkySaver Backpack and Techniques

Even if you’re not a mountain climber, you’ve probably heard of rappelling (a.k.a. abseiling) before. This technique allows you to descend from high places in a controlled manner, using a rope or cable with a friction device that slows your descent. Outside of the climbing world, you’ll often see military and rescue personnel rappelling from ledges or helicopters. James…

The Savior SkySaver

Being trapped on an upper floor of a burning high-rise is the stuff of nightmares, but a product called SkySaver offers a last-resort means of escape, should that unlikely scenario occur and a safer exit is unavailable. SkySaver is worn on the back like a backpack and allows the user to descend out of a…

Urban Aeronautics Development and Configuration

Israel’s Urban Aeronautics (UA) has announced it’s going into full-scale development of its CityHawk VTOL flying car. The first manned flights of this hybrid-powered, 170 mph six-seater will take place in 2021-22, after which it’ll be converted to run on hydrogen fuel cells. Unlike many flying car designs we’ve seen in recent years, the CityHawk doesn’t…

Urban Aeronautics CityHawk Four Passenger Car

Urban Aeronautics Ltd. has developed advanced aerodynamic technologies that are the basis for an entirely new family of internal rotor (ducted fan) aircraft known as Fancraft™. UrbanAero capitalizes on its extensive portfolio of Intellectual Property via two subsidiary companies, Tactical Robotics Ltd. and Metro Skyways Ltd., each of which is developing unique Fancraft™ for specific…

Feelter Successful Raise

Feelter, a startup out of Israel that organizes social media and “curates product insights” for consumers online and led by an atypical tech entrepreneur who studied in the Far East, has closed a $2 million (m) funding round on a mission to become a major player and boldly “sell the truth”. The company, which was…

Something Big Is Cooking In Israel’s Food Tech Kitchen

It’s been a *big* year for Israeli Food-Tech, with four major deals this year already: AB InBev, which owns Budweiser, bought Weissbeerger for $80M. This was about analytics to provide insights into consumer preferences and habits. International Flavors and Fragrances (IFF) bought Frutarom for $7.1B –this was about R&D and market share. Takeaway.com bought online food marketplace Ten Bis for $157M –this was about…