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Portfolio Highlights: Healthcare

Personal Safety: Undercover Colors

SipChip detects commonly used date rape drugs in drinks in less than a minute

Creator of the SipChip, a personal safety consumer diagnostic to identify commonly used date rape drugs including rohypnol in over 100 beverages - in less than a minute. Featured on the Today Show, MarieClaire, Vogue, CBS News, MarketWatch,   NBC News and Axios.

Improving Patient Care in Hospitals: Inspiren

Inspiren AI assisted device to improve quality of patient care n hospitals

Inspiren has developed a streamlined, artificial intelligence-powered IoT device to fight patient neglect  while aiding nursing staff to improve the quality of care in medical facilities. 

Cervical Cancer Screening: Mobile ODT

MobileODT EVA cervical cancer screening with more accuracy than a Pap smear.

Mobile ODT creates smart colposcopy and visual assessment solutions for women's health clinicians at the point of care. Developed in Israel, the EVA System's digital colposcopy products and services for cervical, vulvar and forensic examinations is now in use in the US, India, and major markets in Africa.

Treating Alzheimer's : Cognition Therapeutics

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Cognition Therapeutics Inc. is focused on the discovery and development of small molecule therapeutics targeting the toxic proteins that cause the cognitive decline associated with Alzheimer’s disease and other neuro- degenerative diseases of the human brain. 

Treating Kidney Disease: Angion Biopharma

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Angion 's therapeutic programs target areas of high unmet medical need including acute kidney injury (AKI) and chronic kidney disease (CKD).

Female Sexual Dysfunction: Sprout Pharma (sold to Valeant in 2016)

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Developer of Addyi, the first and only FDA approved medication for HSDD in pre-menopausal women

portfolio highlights: REAL ESTATE, AGRITECH and OTHER TECH

Venture Philanthropy: Beit Asher Food Tech Hub (JNF)

Proposed Beit Asher Culinary School being developed by JNF in Northern Galilee

The Beit Asher Food Innovation Center  will bring researchers developing food security, Agri-Tech, and new healthier products to help feed the world to Israel's Northeast Galilee. The development will house accelerators and incubators for new products and create new employment opportunities.  VCs Finistere Ventures and OurCrowd together with food companies Tnuva and Tempo recently announced they will invest up to $100mm in  Israeli foodtech/agritech startups in connection with the Beit Asher initiative.

Affordable Housing: Heritage Hills

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Located on 1,100 acres in Northern Westchester County, New York, Heritage Hills features health clubs, restaurants, swimming pools, tennis courts, two golf courses, shuttle service to Metro North and many recreational amenities for its residents. 

Innovating Agritech: CropX

CropX is an Israeli based agritech

CropX   is an Israeli based agritech . The CropX  integrated hardware and software system measures soil moisture, temperature and electrical conductivity and sends that data to the cloud where it can be accessed from any mobile or fixed device.

Electric Bicycles: JUMP (sold to UBER)

On-demand electric bikes and scooters. Company sold to UBER in 2018.

On demand electric bikes and scooters. Sold to UBER in 2018.

Cybersecurity: CyberX

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Israeli based CyberX  delivers the only IIoT & ICS cybersecurity platform built by blue-team experts with a track record defending critical national infrastructure — and the only platform with patented ICS-aware threat analytics and machine learning.

Radar for Autonomous Driving: Arbe Robotics

Arbe Robotics: the future of autonomous driving

Israeli based Arbe Robotics  has developed the next generation in safety products for vehicles with their end to end radar system based on patented hardware, signal processing and 4D modeling algorithm.