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Nielsen Innovate is Opening Doors for Startups to Major Players
PC.co.il writes on the model used of promoting our startups and how we leverage the investors' network to reach major global companies
Revuze visiting Nielsen @ NYC
Revuze, our portfolio company (that is extracting the wisdom of online user reviews, personalizing it to customers' needs and helping shoppers find the product that fits them best) visited The Nielsen Company's NY office.During the visit it also presented its innovative technology to the employees in an open lunch event on April 1st - view photos here.
Closing the year with first six start-ups
"The first seeds of Nielsen's decision to open an incubator in Israel were planted in 2010, when...Itzhak Fisher, the top Israeli at the company, met Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu to review the idea..." an article by Globes on Nielsen Innovate's establishment and first year activity.
Investment in Evolita
GeekTime and Calcalist writes on our investment in Evolita, the automated tool for online business and market information research.
10 Rules to Raising Money
An article by Esther Barak, Nielsen Innovate CEO, on how to raise seed money for your startup, was published in Calcalist
Additional Investment in Zollo
GeekTime and Globes writes on our investment in Zollo, the social crowd-sourced app for local grocery shoppers.
Good Luck eDealya!
eDealya is participating in "The Pitch" competition, and got to the finals! Also it was chosen to lead an Israeli delegation of top startups to NYC...
(Happy Jewish New Year) We invited our friends from the Technological Incubators Program for a Rosh Hashana Toast - see photos here.
Small businesses yield the highest return from the Office of Chief Scientist grants
The Committee for Israeli High Tech Productivity reveals that the highest yield on Chief Scientist grants is among small industrial companies (3160%) and among small service companies, mainly in R&D and software (1545%).
Participation in the Governmental Grant Programs result in rise of company productivity by 17-26%.
Additional 100m NIS in grants will bear fruit of 600m NIS to the Israeli economy...
We have moved in to our new offices in Caesarea!
The brand new space is uniquely designed, capturing the concept of 'the journey' startups go through, providing a cool and inspiring place to create in.
This is an exclusive photo of the office, just a first glance for now…
Open for Business
Nielsen Launches $25M Chief Scientist Backed Early Stage Investment Fund In Israel.
After being awarded the mandate to launch a government-backed technology incubator in July 2012, Nielsen is today announcing the launch of ‘Nielsen Innovate‘, a $25M Israeli fund dedicated to early stage investments in web, media, research, measurement, and advertising startups.
NIELSEN INNOVATE BRINGS ON ADDITIONAL INVESTORS
R&R Venture Partners, the investment vehicle of Ronald S. Lauder and Richard D. Parsons, and Fred Langhammer, will continue to strengthen the incubator’s financial resources and foreign access for Israeli entrepreneurs.
THE FUTURE OF DIGITAL
Read the thoughts on where the future of digital business is heading, by Business Insider CEO Henry Blodget and BI Intelligence Research
Seeking a senior android developer!
Zollo is a social mobile service which helps consumers save money. It is a Nielsen Innovate company that is now expanding and looking for a developer to start building its android app from top to bottom.
Seeking Two Server-side Software Developers!
Revuse is changing the online buying decision process by analyzing and ranking buyer's reviews. It is a Nielsen Innovate company that is now expanding and looking for two Server-side Software Developers to start developing back-end services for an Online SAAS application.
How Google Sets Goals
Goal setting within a startup or company is essential to success, how this has been done at Google since 1999?
AppCampus Developer Competition
AppCampus's competition will award 20.000 € to the best Windows Phone app idea
The start-up hunter
Angel investor Esther Barak-Landes is the woman behind real estate tycoon Igal Ahouvi's high tech successes... An article by Haaretz
What do investors talk about the second an entrepreneur leaves the room?
GeekTime reporter visited NY Angels (article in Hebrew)
An article by Forbes saying that applying to a startup incubator may be a far better option than business school...
Nielsen’s Bruce Haymes Seeks a Killer Solution / NYConvergence
“I really like what I’m seeing in the Israeli entrepreneurial community right now. You have some of the brightest and most courageous minds taking on issues that are locally important to the country – and then translating those ideas and technologies to apply them commercially and globally. With the backing of The Nielsen Company, Nielsen Innovate (Israel) is perfectly positioned to help entrepreneurs refine their ideas for global validation and roll-out.”
Analytics In Hand, Pinterest Rolls Out Its Discovery-Friendly Desktop Redesign Globally — Updates To iOS And Android Apps Coming Soon
The single biggest reason most entrepreneurs fail in 2014
We, the entrepreneurs, are curious. Actually, the problem is, we are so curious and critical about everything that we are constantly distracted while getting nothing done... an atricle by TNW.
The Complete Quantitative Guide To Judging Your Startup
An article by TechCrunch on most of the quantitative metrics that are analyzed when judging an early-stage startup: financial, user, acquisition, sales, and marketing.
On December 23rd we offered our portfolio companies a free workshop that included UX/UI lecture and a speech and seminar on How to Pitch
CHINESE PARTNERS DELEGATION
LAHAV Executive Education at the Recanati Business School, Tel Aviv University, hosted a delegation of 29 high-level government officials from the city of Nanjing, China, which visited Nielsen Innovate and was introduced to our portfolio companies.
Nielsen rolls out Twitter ratings for TV shows
The goal of the "Nielsen Twitter TV Ranking" will be to measure the unique audience tweeting about individual programs
Avoid startup failure – Don’t make these 7 mistakes
A great idea ensures startup success, right? Wrong.
No one enjoys hearing it, but three out of four startups will fail before they ever get to market.
Yes, even the greatest ideas are still susceptible to ending up in the trash.
The 20 Coolest and Hottest Startups From Israel
'Business Insider' recently spent a week exploring Israel's super hot startup community, meeting with founders, employees and venture capitalists. These are our best startups...
Help us find the solutions
"Some day in the near future, a show’s tweetability may be just as crucial as the sheer size of its audience. It’s something that advertisers and networks already realize, albeit in a vague and unquantified way. But as Nielsen—and other analytics companies—race to capture a show’s true impact across all platforms, it will change the way those shows are valued."
If you have an idea which might help up measure these behavior factors and evaluate its impacts better, please apply to Nielsen Innovate!