UK Based Halma Partners with OurCrowd to Catalyze Life Protection Technologies

OurCrowd’s European traction expands via collaboration with
multinational group, focused on hazard detection and digital health

JERUSALEM & AMERSHAM, United Kingdom–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Halma,
a global group of life-saving technology companies, and OurCrowd,
a leading equity crowdfunding platform, today announced a new business
partnership, which will help to catalyze life protection technologies
focused on hazard detection and digital health. The partnership
combines the strength of OurCrowd’s global network, robust deal flow
pipeline and growing portfolio of 150 promising startups along with the
reach and business objectives of Halma to seek innovative products and
services in digital health, infrastructure and environmental analytics
and insights.

Dr Inken Braunschmidt, Chief Digital and Innovation Officer
at Halma, said: “We’re looking for the best innovations in Medtech,
smart buildings and environmental analytics and Israel is the place to
find them. It is one of the most vibrant innovation hotspots in the
world. We’re excited to collaborate with OurCrowd – who is the ideal
partner to help us access the talent and ideas of this unique innovation
and digital ecosystem. OurCrowd will help Halma grow faster by
identifying new investment opportunities within the Israeli tech
ecosystem.”

OurCrowd has raised over $750 million for 150 companies and funds and
continues to expand its OurNetwork
corporate innovation program to provide multinationals with the ability
to stay ahead of the latest innovation trends globally by providing
access to Israel’s bustling tech startup community. Through this most
recent partnership, OurCrowd will help funnel Israeli
technology startups that support Halma’s mission. This partnership will
help Halma achieve its purpose of growing a safer, cleaner, healthier
future for everyone through investment in Medtech/digital health, smart
and safe buildings and infrastructure tech, and environmental monitoring
tech.

Jon Medved, Founder and CEO of OurCrowd, said: “We’re thrilled to enter
into this new strategic partnership with Halma. It will give our
portfolio companies and other promising global startups a quality
gateway to world markets, with one of the most progressive
technology groups on the planet. Halma wants to make the world a safer,
cleaner, healthier place for everyone and that’s something that we
at OurCrowd believe in passionately.”

About OurCrowd: OurCrowd is the leading global equity
crowdfunding platform for accredited investors. Managed by a team of
seasoned investment professionals and led by serial entrepreneur Jon
Medved, OurCrowd vets and selects opportunities, invests its own
capital, and brings companies to its accredited membership of global
investors. OurCrowd provides post-investment support to its portfolio
companies, assigns industry experts as mentors, and takes board seats.
The OurCrowd community consists of almost 25,000 accredited investors
from over 150 countries. OurCrowd has raised over $750M and invested in
150 portfolio companies and funds. To join OurCrowd as an accredited
investor visit www.ourcrowd.com and
click “Join.”

About Halma: Halma plc is a global group of life-saving
technology companies. It is based in the UK with companies all over the
world which provide innovative solutions to many of the key problems
facing the world today, from water security to preventable
blindness. Its companies provide products to customers that have a core
focus on the safety, environmental, and health markets which help save
people’s lives every day. Its fire protection sensors protect people
across the world in public buildings and offices, including landmarks
such as Buckingham Palace, the Shard and the White House. Its water
monitoring sensors protect global water networks and ensure clean water
for millions of people. Its medical sensors help spot preventable
diseases and restore lost eyesight and their environmental sensors help
measure air quality in cities and monitor the planet’s health from
space. Its products all have a positive impact on the safety, wellbeing
and health of people around the world. Visit www.halma.com
to read more

For Press Materials: http://blog.ourcrowd.com/HALMA

Contacts

OurCrowd:
Leah Stern, UK: +44 747 019 6826
Director
of Communications
E: leah@ourcrowd.com
or
Halma:
Kitty
Parkes, UK: +44 7824 366 592
Head of Content
E: kitty.parkes@halma.com