Jenna Shapiro

United States 

Jenna is a summer Geektime reporter and editor, and a student at Stanford University. She has a penchant for cool ideas and slightly crazy people, perhaps evident in her move from the Silicon Valley to Tel Aviv. As an English major who finds herself in tech hubs, she aims to change the world through tech and Steinbeck.

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a geek since Jun 2015

Health

Can tech help overcome addiction?

In light of Bobbi Kristina Brown’s tragic death, we wanted to investigate what tech solutions exist to aid addicts
Jul 30, 2015

The wheel reinvented: SoftWheel’s shock-absorbing technology

SoftWheel is making the ride smoother for wheelchair-bound veterans and has plans for cranes, cars, and bikes
Jul 26, 2015

TraveDoc is the ‘Uber for finding doctors’ in 21 major cities

Its website and soon to be released app connect travelers and expatriates to local doctors around the world
   Jun 22, 2015

XIO Group buys Lumenis for $510M – Israel’s largest tech exit this year

Medical laser company Lumenis has been acquired by alternative investments firm XIO Group for $510 million
Jun 18, 2015

Mobile

Can tech help overcome addiction?

In light of Bobbi Kristina Brown’s tragic death, we wanted to investigate what tech solutions exist to aid addicts
Jul 30, 2015

An Israeli father’s invention to protect his autistic son

AngelSense's GPS device is changing the lives of special needs children and their families
  Jul 09, 2015

Makeup shopping without the makeup

This app lets you try on makeup without the mess, and snaps beautiful selfies as an added bonus
  Jul 07, 2015

Nexmo brings API expertise to Israel

In the market where every second counts, Nexmo has made a timely arrival with its new office in Israel, where demand for cloud communication is growing
Jun 25, 2015
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News

Viber buys Nextpeer for $9M to enhance its gaming

The end game? Viber seems determined to grow its global user base in the face of competition
  Jul 28, 2015

Japan meets Israel: 3 startups to know from Samurai Demo Day in Tel Aviv

Samurai Incubate CEO "Ken-Samurai" arrived in Israel with a goal to bridge the startup ecosystems of Israel and Japan
  Jul 20, 2015

Can startups survive in Greece?

With a broken economy and country in turmoil, can Greece's startups rise through the cracks? Geektime talks to Greek entrepreneurs to get the full story
Jul 15, 2015

FanZone hits a homerun Series A funding round of $5M

Israel-based FanZone, which brings sports and music lovers together on the day of the show, plans to expand to new, spirited markets
Jul 12, 2015
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Consumer

Makeup shopping without the makeup

This app lets you try on makeup without the mess, and snaps beautiful selfies as an added bonus
Jul 07, 2015

In this chart, you can see how popular the sharing economy actually is (INFOGRAPHIC)

This chart, which analyzes customer reviews of the top 48 sharing economy apps, shows mixed, surprising results
Jun 10, 2015

Events

FanZone hits a homerun Series A funding round of $5M

Israel-based FanZone, which brings sports and music lovers together on the day of the show, plans to expand to new, spirited markets
Jul 12, 2015

Gaming

Viber buys Nextpeer for $9M to enhance its gaming

The end game? Viber seems determined to grow its global user base in the face of competition
Jul 28, 2015

Greentech

How TIPA’s 100% biodegradable packaging plans to solve the food waste problem

TIPA’s solution will make food consumption just a bit more guilt-free - environmentally, that is
Jun 21, 2015

Innovation

The wheel reinvented: SoftWheel’s shock-absorbing technology

SoftWheel is making the ride smoother for wheelchair-bound veterans and has plans for cranes, cars, and bikes
Jul 26, 2015

Internet

Netanyahu regales cybersecurity conference with Israeli achievements – including Eric Schmidt’s support

Israel’s prime minister explains how cyber efforts will move forward, and why international players should move to Israel
Jun 23, 2015

Media

Geektime survey increases reader happiness by 5,000%

This is a fake statistic, but take our five-minute survey and we’ll do our best to make Geektime as awesome as it can be
Jun 30, 2015

Security

An Israeli father’s invention to protect his autistic son

AngelSense's GPS device is changing the lives of special needs children and their families
Jul 09, 2015

Netanyahu regales cybersecurity conference with Israeli achievements – including Eric Schmidt’s support

Israel’s prime minister explains how cyber efforts will move forward, and why international players should move to Israel
Jun 23, 2015