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Tech workers protest Israel cooperation credit: Cristina Matuozzi Reuters Anti-Israel activists tackle US tech giants

Although activist shareholder motions fail, the publicity creates an atmosphere in which companies are discouraged from cooperating with Israel. "Globes" investigates.

Joshua Burgin credit: Nick Hanyok imaging "The golden age of Jews in America is cracking"

He was among Amazon's first 100 employees, and served in senior positions in US tech companies, but the October 7 attack prompted Joshua Burgin to switch to a young Israeli startup.

Reda Masarwa  credit: Intel The Israeli doing the nuts and bolts of Intel's revolution

VP of Fab Construction Engineering Reda Masarwa lives in his native town Tayibe, but oversees factory construction for Intel in Israel and around the world.

Wiz CEO Assaf Rappaport and Orca CEO Gil Geron  credit: Eyal Izhar, Orca Security Orca and Wiz to meet in court

The two Israeli cybersecurity unicorns are embroiled in a lawsuit in which Orca claims that Wiz copied its technology.

Artificial intelligence  credit: Shutterstock Israel falling behind on AI, study finds

The study by RISE Israel with Google finds shortcomings in investment, manpower, and implementation. RISE Israel chair Eugene Kandel: Israel cannot afford not to be a leading country in this field.

Rakefet Russak-Aminoach  credit: Ron Kedmi Rakefet Russak-Aminoach appointed chair of chip co Hailo

The former CEO of Bank Leumi is now a partner at venture capital firm Team8, but is on the Hailo board as a private investor in the company.

CyberArk founder and executive chairman Udi Mokady credit: David Shopper CyberArk to pay $1.45b for US co Venafi

Venafi's field is machine identity management. The deal is expected to close in the second half of the year, subject to regulatory approvals.

Glassbox CEO Yaron Morgenstern  credit: PR Analytics co Glassbox sold at 57% loss to TASE investors

Alicorn Venture Capital Partners is buying Glassbox for NIS 500 million, after it was floated at a NIS 1.1 billion valuation in 2021.

NICE CEO Barak Eilam credit: CRC Media Barak Eilam to step down as Nice CEO

Eilam will leave his post at the end of the year. The announcement, and mixed guidance in the company's financials, have depressed its share price.

Eran Zinman and Roy Mann  credit: Netanel Tobias monday.com soars on raised 2024 outlook

The Israeli work operating system company also beat the analysts' consensus on Q1 revenue and profit.

Liran Zvibel credit: Weka Weka raises $140m at $1.6b valuation

The financing round includes a $40 million secondary component that will benefit about 200 employees of the Israeli AI data platform company.

Nova offices in Rehovot  credit: Eyal Izhar Two chip cos pull TASE upwards

Camtek and Nova have given triple-digit returns in the past year, accounting for much of the rise in the main TASE indices. Can they maintain the momentum?

Gil Shwed  credit: Cadya Levy Gil Shwed to sell Check Point shares worth $200m

The sale arises from options allocated to Shwed in 2017. He is due to step down as CEO and become executive chairperson, but no successor has yet been announced,

Assaf Goldberg and Danny Tocatly  credit: Gil Gibli Alleged irregularities put publicity-shy dynasties in spotlight

The Goldberg and Tocatly families discreetly dominated stock market operations systems for half a century, but a problematic venture into provident funds has brought unwelcome attention.

Wiz founders credit: Avishag Shaar Yishuv Israeli cloud security co Wiz raises $1b at $12b valuation

This is the biggest ever financing round completed by an Israeli privately-held tech company.

Honeycomb founders Itai Ben-Zakan and Nimro Sadot credit: Yossi Zeliger Insurtech co Honeycomb raises $36m

The company expects to double its workforce from 90 to 180 over the next 18 months with many of the new hires planned for the company's development center in Herzliya.

Noname Security founders Oz Golan and Shay Levi  credit: Yossi Zeliger Akamai to buy Israeli API security co Noname for $450m

This is the US company's fifth acquisition in Israel. Noname Security's over 200 employees will join Akamai’s Security Technology Group.

Trullion founders Isaac Heller and Amir Boldo  credit: Trullion The entrepreneurs shaking up accounting

Trullion’s odd-couple founders seek to bring AI to the accounting department.

Apex founders Tomer Avni and Matan Derman  credit: Ben Hakim The Israeli cyber startup with Sam Altman as angel

Apex founders Matan Derman and Tomer Avni have a mission to persuade company executives that AI can be safe.

Oasis Security founders Danny Brickman and Amit Zimerman credit: Ben Itzhaki Oasis Security raises $35m, doubles valuation

The company has developed a platform for securing non-human identities in an organization.

Gadi Mazor credit: Zelazny Permira buys control of BioCatch at $1.3b valuation

The UK private equity firm is buying a 57% stake in the Israeli digital fraud and financial crime protection company.

Nvidia CEO Jensen Huang Nvidia's Israel AI spending spree has downside

The US AI chip giant is set to spend $1 billion on two Israeli startups, which some see as part of a 'brain drain' of the country's AI talent.

Island founders Mike Fey and Dan Amiga Photo: MKJ Photography Cybersecurity co Island raises $175m at $3b valuation

The enterprise browser data security company has doubled its valuation in just six months.

Nayax CEO Yair Nechmad  credit: David Zisser "I did some risky things"

Nayax co-founder and CEO Yair Nechmad talks about the reasons for the payments company's Nasdaq offering, and how it was built without VC investment.

Zeekr 001  credit: Mobileye Mobileye falls on mixed Q1 results

The results were in line with the profit warning issued by the Israeli company at the start of the year.

Qwak founders Yuval Fernbach, Lior Penso, Ran Romano, Alon Lev  credit: Qwak The company making life easy for AI teams

Four entrepreneurs realized that enterprises find it hard to implement AI, and founded Qwak to provide an end-to-end solution.

Gil Shwed  credit: Cadya Levy Check Point beats analysts with strong Q1 results

The company reported non-GAAP earnings per share of $2.04, up 13% from the corresponding quarter of 2023 and revenue of $598.8 million, up 6% from the corresponding quarter.

Deci founders credit: PR Nvidia to buy Israeli deep learning co Deci AI - report

Nvidia has struck a deal to acquire Deci AI, which has developed technology to compress generative AI language models, "The Information" reports.

AI credit: Shutterstock AI compliance in the US: Israeli tech’s nightmare

If the US Department of Justice takes aim at AI, how can companies ensure benefits while mitigating risks with regulation and enforcement, and what can we learn from recent cases?

Yehuda Zisapel and Zohar Zisapel credit: Cadya Levy and Eyal Izhar Can Rad Group survive in post Yehuda and Zohar Zisapel era?

"Globes" looks at Rad Group, whose founders Yehuda and Zohar Zisapel, both died over the past year, and which must now move on without two of the founding fathers of Israeli high-tech.

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