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Month: December 2019

Salv: The startup against money laundering raises $ 2 million

Salv, a startup against money laundering (AML) founded by former employees of TransferWise and Skype, has raised $ 2 million in initial funds. The round is led by Fly Ventures, along with Passion Capital and Seedcamp. Angel investors who also participate include the founder of N26, Maximilian Tayenthal (who seems…

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Strengthens cloud services security: Check Point acquires Protego startup for $ 40 million

Cyber security firm Check Point continues to acquire Israeli start-ups to expand its technology offering. Yesterday, Check Point announced the acquisition of Protego from Jerusalem in a deal that was not officially reported by Check Point, but is estimated to reach $ 40 million. For Check Point, which was founded…

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GitGuardian raises $12M to help developers write more secure code and ‘fix’ GitHub leaks

Data breaches that could cause millions of dollars in potential damages have been the bane of the life of many a company. What’s required is a great deal of real-time monitoring. The problem is that this world has become incredibly complex. A SANS Institute survey found half of company data…

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Helix Health finds ‘enlightening’ support in Spencer Fane’s new STARTUP Lab

Spencer Fane’s STARTUP Lab already is having an impact on its first selected company, Helix Health, said Aaron Deacon. “It has been a really enlightening experience for me,” said Deacon, co-founder of Helix Health alongside Anurag Patel, explaining support from the law firm. “To have the advice and help from…

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Founder Institute, NASA Launch Advanced Tech Accelerator in Partnership

The Founder Institute, the global accelerator headquartered in Silicon Valley, announces the launch of its Advanced Technologies Accelerator in partnership with NASA. The “Founder Institute Advanced Technologies Accelerator” program comes via a partnership with the NASA Ames Research Center, and it will help entrepreneurs leverage technology from the space organization…

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Mobility startup Damon Motors enters the e-motorcycle arena with EV Debut

Vancouver-based mobility startup Damon Motorcycles has entered the EV arena with a preview of its first e-motorcycle, the Hypersport Pro. The seed stage company had previously focused on creating digital security technology, such as its 360-degree radar detection system, to augment two-wheelers manufactured by other manufacturers. Damon has decided to…

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First closure of Crescendo Venture: A new venture capital fund for Giza veterans

A new venture capital fund called Crescendo Venture Partners announces the first closing and beginning of the fund’s investments, which will raise $ 100-80 million. The fund was founded by three Giza venture capitalists – Zvi Schechter, Dr. Yuval Avni and Tal Mizrahi – with another independent partner, Mark Cavallers.…

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