Dennis Mitzner

Writer

Writer in Tel Aviv.

Israel, Finland

Portfolio

TechCrunch

P2P mobile payment app Tapp raises $9 million to tap into the cash economy in Southeast Asia

Finland-based mobile payment app Tapp Commerce has raised $9 million to expand its operations in Southeast Asia for users without a bank account or credit card. Mobile phones...

InformationWeek

Crowdsourcing: The Future Of Consulting? - InformationWeek

Wikistrat's eclectic community of analysts beat the CIA by predicting Russia's annexation of Crimea. Should crowdsourcing play a bigger role in the consulting industry? (Click...

TechCrunch

Israeli Health Tech Is Heating Up With A Wave Of Interest From Abroad

Israel's many health tech startups are attracting unprecedented interest from abroad, with multinational medical giants looking to benefit from the country's ongoing high-tech...

TechCrunch

Nokia's Fall Means The Rise Of Startups In Finland

Until recently Finland's destiny was largely determined by the quarterly reports of Nokia, once a global leader in mobile phone technology, which in its heyday made up to 4% of...

InfoWorld

Finnish search engines drill into new verticals

A number of search engine startups that focus on specific verticals have emerged in Finland in recent years. The country is known to encourage policies and attitudes that...

TechCrunch

Fintech dominates Nordic startup investments

Fintech attracted the most investment for the first time in the Nordic region, more than any other vertical. Between January 1, 2014 and end of March 2016, 51 fintech...

TechCrunch

SaaS Companies Look To Change The Interface Of Web Design

Editor's note: Dennis Mitzner lives in Tel Aviv and writes about startups, technology trends and politics. Code-free web design platforms are an increasingly popular tool among...

TechCrunch

Payment startup Zooz raises $24 million as global fintech looks for standards

As payment solutions proliferate and calls for standardization mount, Israel-based payment platform startup Zooz said it has closed a $24 million led by Target Global Ventures,...

TechCrunch

Israeli Adtech Looks To Scale Up

Israeli startups look to America for inspiration, money and, of course, exits. But recent events indicate a change in course, at least for Israeli advertising and marketing...

TechCrunch

Nokia and Skype strongmen invest in Finnish food delivery app

Even with billion dollar behemoths already in the food delivery market, Helsinki-based food delivery app Wolt has managed to raise $11 million fresh funding from heavyweight...

TechCrunch

Israel Grows From Startup Nation To Exit Nation

Editor's note: Dennis Mitzner lives in Tel Aviv and is the Chief Editor of Inside3DP. He writes about startups, technology trends and politics. Thanks to a string of big exits...

TechCrunch

Crowdfunding Startups Are Looking To Refashion The Business Of Fashion

Editor's note: Dennis Mitzner lives in Tel Aviv and is the Chief Editor of Inside3DP. He writes about startups, technology trends and politics. Crowdfunding is enabling new...

The Next Web

Religions are turning to apps to fight the ills of the internet

Easily obtainable smartphones and tech-savvy kids can be a scary combination for religious families who live by strict ethical standards. These standards coupled with free and...

InfoWorld

Israeli cybertech startups set global security trends

Held at a massive conference hall, Cybertech 2016 in Tel Aviv showcased Israel's cybertech know-how and a flurry of startups trying to make it big in the country's saturated...

The Next Web

10 Finnish startups to watch in 2016

Although Finland is in the throes of serious economic malaise, the country's startups are doing their best to ignore dire forecasts and national gloom, pervasive across all...

TechCrunch

Israel's Flourishing Fintech Has Many Fathers

Israeli finance technology has taken giant leaps in the last few years. Hundreds of local startups are developing new technologies for payment and security solutions, and...

Fast Company

How To Revamp Your Onboarding Process

By some accounts within the human resources field, most companies' onboarding practices are costly and ineffective. By failing to get new hires settled effectively, businesses...

The Next Web

5 reasons behind Israel's startup success

With a population of 8 million people, Israel has over 6,000 startup companies and attracts more venture capital per person than any other country in the world. The Israeli...

Geektime

New startup ecosystem mapping tools are redefining networking

These 5 mapping tools are helping startup ecosystems around the globe become better connected Startup maps have become a powerful medium to promote the attractiveness of local...

InformationWeek

Text-To-Speech Apps Aid Students With Dyslexia - InformationWeek

Speech synthesis, commonly known as text-to-speech (TTS), is the artificial production of human speech. Nowadays you can find a number of apps and programs that use a speech...