Matthew Mientka

Israel offers MBA scholarships to Indian women

Longstanding economic ties between the two nations strengthen with a new Tel Aviv University scholarship program aimed at aspiring entrepreneurs.

Disabled green sea turtle gets life-saving prosthetic fin

Prosthetic fin designed by an Israeli industrial design student applies aerodynamics to helping the turtle swim.

App uses crowdsourcing to watch for credit-card fraud

A credit card fraud warning app developed by an Israeli startup can tell you when your credit card data has been hacked – faster than the other guys.

Dead Sea fungus could revolutionize saline agriculture

A Dead Sea fungus that thrives in salinity was discovered. Studying the fungus could eventually help grow crops in desert and high-salt environments.

She's changing how the world thinks about banking reform

Her work on banking reform landed Israeli economist and Stanford professor Anat Admati a spot on Time magazine's list of 100 most influential people.

App helps support independent coffee shops in NYC and Israel

Independent coffee shops get a boost from CUPS, which recently expanded to New York and lets subscribers drink unlimited coffee at independent coffee shops.