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MobileODT Secures $6.8M Series B Funding led by OrbiMed

Today, MobileODT announced it has raised an additional $6.825 million in a Series B fundraising round led by OrbiMed Advisors - a leading healthcare venture fund. Previous investors Tristel plc. also participated in the round. MobileODT has raised over $13 million to date.

Osso VR Gets $2M to Train Surgeons in Virtual Operating Rooms

Osso VR, a startup looking to disrupt the surgical device training space with virtual reality, has raised $2 million in seed funding in a round led by Signalfire, with participation from Anorak Ventures. The company provides software that creates a virtual operating room on VR platforms like Oculus Rift/Touch or the HTC Vive.

11 Israeli Startups You Should Know

Back in 2015, I ran an article about 10 innovative Israeli startups to watch, compiled from my discussions with Hillel Fuld and others who follow the Israeli startup scene. It is now 2017, and I have assembled a new list of Israeli firms to watch. (Please note that I have specifically avoided including any information-security related businesses in this list as I cover cybersecurity firms in other pieces.)

Tech Toys and Tools That Excite the Top Entrepreneurs

Everybody has their favourite app, gadget or new technology that can make life easier, work more productive, and the future that much more exciting, and entrepreneurs are no different. For Virgin founder and disruptive technology fan Richard Branson, it’s graphene, the world’s thinnest material, set to revolutionise life as we know it, that he’s buzzing about.

Companies Pursue Diagnostics that Mine the Microbiome

If we think of our bodies as walking, talking ecosystems, it stands to reason that microbial collections may change in response to the foods we eat and places we live. Similarly, disease-related shifts in the human environment are expected to influence our resident microbes, even if those microbes themselves don’t cause the changes.
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