After a record year for Israeli startups, 16 investors tell us what’s next

Israel’s startup ecosystem raised record amounts of funding and produced 19 IPOs in 2020, despite the pandemic. Now tech companies across industries are poised for an even better year, according to more than a dozen investors we talked to in the country. Mainstay sectors like cybersecurity continue to matter, they said, but are maturing (more about that here). Some people are more excited by emerging areas like artificial intelligence, which has been a focus of the country’s military for years, and like cybersecurity is now producing many fresh teams of founders. Other investors felt that a broader range of industries, …

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Police make arrests, disperse crowd of anti-lockdown protesters in downtown Toronto

Police have made arrests and broke up large gatherings connected to an anti-lockdown demonstration in downtown Toronto on Saturday as authorities step up enforcement of gathering restrictions and the provincial stay-at-home order. Source: CP24  50 total views

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