Avi Schneider

Global editor and writer for Geektime, author of the book 'How To Fight For Your Goals: Social Combat Theory' and the SocialCombatMedia.wordpress blog, founder of Cluboom and former senior writer for Blonde 2.0. Schneider is an orthodox Jew, husband, father, martial artist, writer, speaker - overall Jack of all trades and a master of jack (but working on it).

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Events

IoT is making you its business, maybe you should find a way to make it yours

RE.WORK Internet of Things Summit is coming to London. A place to connect with the latest in the trend that itself is seeking to connect all marketable things
Feb 17, 2015

German media giant is looking to make one lucky Israeli startup a €4M TV star

ProSiebenSat.1 Group, Germany’s largest TV network, will be hosting a pitch fest in Israel where €7M worth of TV and other media advertising will be awarded to the [Read More...]
  Nov 06, 2014

Israelis to hack Toyota

The Japanese staple of the auto industry is curious just how many miles per gallon Israeli chutzpah will get them in the innovation department
  Sep 29, 2014

Neema wins first place at GKT Conference 2014 – Probably going to change the world

10 companies competed. One stood out above the rest. Here’s why
Sep 07, 2014
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Gaming

SEA gaming company Garena is making a big play at Venture Capital

Target: 8 figures of investment yearly in Web and Mobile
Apr 23, 2014

Extreme Reality picks up $10M from Marker LLC and unnamed partner

Israel 3D gaming tech company closes its D round of funding days after announcing partnership with AngelHack
Nov 26, 2013

Picking up $12M – child’s play for TabTale

The boutique gaming company has been seeing its rapid growth strategy succeed to a point yo where it’s jeopardizing its ability to be labeled boutique anymore
Oct 28, 2013

STEM System Kickstarter campaign showing mutant like growth

In under five hours the proposed VR gaming console system reached its goal of $250K and is on the brink of meeting its stretch goal of $550K
Sep 23, 2013
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Hardware

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Health

OurCrowd and GE prescribe $1M for MedAware’s sales health

A year after GE entered the Israeli startup space, it makes its first investment to help the medical industry maintain best practices
Oct 02, 2014

Ornim closes $10M funding round with milestones met

In a good sign of progress for the Israeli medtech company, ornim satisfies requirements for an additional $10M of follow-on funding
Feb 23, 2014

Downhill terrain ahead:RedHill picks up $20M in capital, looks to start turning profit in 2014

One formula’s on the brink of FDA approval with expectations for 2 product market intros and profit turning by 2014’s fiscal end
Jan 19, 2014

MediValve secures CE approval for its acWire – US in the works

EU continues to offer initial market entry advantages over US for Israeli Medi-tech startups
Jan 13, 2014
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Internet

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IT

BlazeMeter acquires Andrey Pokhilko gift-wrapped in Loadosophia

The fact that BlazeMeter is bringing in Pokhiko as Chief Scientist could be just is significant for BlazeMeter as the Loadosophia acquisition, or perhaps even more so
Sep 24, 2014

Prague based Codasip is keeping it simple and raising $2.8M for their efforts

The ASIP design tool sought out the funding to mainstream their tech in lieu of plans for international expansion
Apr 24, 2014

Japanese freee comes with an $8M price tag for new investors DCM and IVP

The SaaS accounting startup is counting on their new investment to dominate Japan’s SMB support service ecosystem
Apr 23, 2014

Is vitamin “C” funding for SimilarWeb healthy?

Only a few months after securing B funding and launching a paid for Pro product SimilarWeb goes for C
Feb 24, 2014
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Mobile

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News

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Social Media

Telecom

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Venture Capital

Panaya quietly raises another $20M in series E from IGP – for what?

A relatively quiet investment in this unassuming ERP startup may signal the calm before the storm. What is Panaya up to?
Jan 08, 2015

Siesta’s over: Europe’s tech awakening and United Ventures’ new $80M fund

It took a while, but European investors are coming back from a long lunch to find there’s a tech boom going on with money to be made
Oct 29, 2014

Tmura hits $10M, proves nice companies finish first

Tmura’s creation of the altrupreneur has provided startup founders with a means of mentioning the term nonprofit without causing their investors to cringe
Oct 20, 2014

OurCrowd and GE prescribe $1M for MedAware’s sales health

A year after GE entered the Israeli startup space, it makes its first investment to help the medical industry maintain best practices
Oct 02, 2014
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Big Data

Taboola and Outbrain set for a region by region slugfest

Hey, content publishers! Curious which recommendation engines get you the most eyeballs?
Jan 25, 2015

Datorama picks up $15M to convince you to do better

Datorama announced today the raising of a $15M Series B funding round by Marker LLC, Eric Schmidt’s Innovation Endeavors and Cedar Fund
Sep 29, 2014

Consumer

4 super cool technologies from 4 superhero flicks

Here are 4 super power/ed technologies recently seen in theaters that are changing people's lives today
Aug 18, 2013

FinTech

BASICALLY dumbing down finance so you can sound smarter

This app sums up the day’s finance headlines in quick layman’s reads, prepping you for your daily rounds of water cooler, dinner table and cocktail party talk. Just [Read More...]
Feb 26, 2015

Neema wins first place at GKT Conference 2014 – Probably going to change the world

10 companies competed. One stood out above the rest. Here’s why
Sep 07, 2014

Media

Taboola and Outbrain set for a region by region slugfest

Hey, content publishers! Curious which recommendation engines get you the most eyeballs?
Jan 25, 2015

German media giant is looking to make one lucky Israeli startup a €4M TV star

ProSiebenSat.1 Group, Germany’s largest TV network, will be hosting a pitch fest in Israel where €7M worth of TV and other media advertising will be awarded to the [Read More...]
Nov 06, 2014

Wearables

Meta augments its financial reality with a $23M Series A funding round

The company has just shipped its first developer’s kit from a $194K Kickstarter campaign that closed back in 2013
Feb 02, 2015