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Coinbase is making Aliyah

The leading cryptocurrency exchange platform acquires Israeli cryptographic security company, Unbound Security, and plans to establish local center of excellence

Photo: TAU Ventures team (left to right) Nimrod Cohen, Managing Partner, ELLA  IWLER, VP Business Operations,  INBAL PERLMAN, VP Business Development and JENNIFER SCHWARZ, Head of Ventures programs

Tel Aviv University VC raises $50M for investment in startups

TAU ventures invests in early financing stages, often as a first investor. This is its second fund, after $20M raised in 2018

The Workiz team. Photo credit: Eyal Toueg

Workiz raises $40 million to ease home service management

The company is also rolling out a new set of customizable automated features so service teams can ‘set and forget’ time consuming back office tasks such as payment requests, technician reminders, and prompts for client reviews

Photo: Rapaport Lab, Hebrew University of Jerusalem. Photo credit: Yitz Woolf

Hebrew U develops prototype for more efficient quantum encryption

Various organizations are already investing heavily in quantum encryption that relies on laser beams, which often release several photons at once or none at all.  Optimum security required a source that can emit a fast, steady stream of single photons