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|Innovation Update | August 2014|
|IN THIS VOLUME | Pronto.ly's 'sonic boom'| Tel Aviv Global Start-up Competition | LeanCiti in Europe | IBM 2014 Tech Trends Webcast|
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Pronto.ly's Sonic Boom!
Portfolio start-up Pronto.ly was featured in Techcrunch as working on a universal alternative to NFC that relies on high pitched soundwaves to perform secure contactless handshake
Tel Aviv Startup City - Meet the smartest and best
The Tel Aviv-Yafo Municipality and the Ministry of Foreign Affairs invites you to meet the winners of the third annual Start Tel Aviv Competition. Start Tel Aviv brings start-ups from 18 different countries around the world to compete for the opportunity to take part in an intense, all expense paid, five day start-up experience in Tel Aviv's exciting start-up ecosystem.
We invite you to take part at the peak event- A Pitching Session to Investors in Tel Aviv, hosted at Innovation Endeavors. Monday September 15th- 16:45
LeanCiti-Berlin. Turino. Eilat and more
We are proud that portfolio company, LeanCiti is part of the inaugural group selected by IBM's new Alpha Zone accelerator. The company is helping utility companies and energy/water/gas consumers analyze their energy and water consumption in a smarter more cost effecitve manner. Recent pilots in Berlin and Turino are just part of their accomplishments.
LeanCiti is part of a European Consortium participating in the H2020 2.5M Euro call for developing artificial intelligent tool analyzing energy consumers behaviors on social networks.
IBM 's 2014 Business Tech Trends Webcast
On Thursday, August 21, IBM will be releasing its 2014 Business Tech Trends study results in a special webcast. IBM surveyed over 1,400 decision makers spanning 15 industries across five continents to gain a global snapshot of how organizations are using Cloud, Analytics, Mobile and Social.
Sandy Carter, IBM General Manager, Ecosystem Development
Ray Wang, Principal Analyst, Founder & Chairman, Constellation Research, Inc.
Susanne Hupfer, Client Insight Consultant, IBM Center for Applied Insights
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