Here's one for gadget geeks: a service that enables users to receive customised information about their favourite gadgets. Drippler, founded by Israelis Matan Talmi and Dotan Galron, is a free mobile application and website.
Parents can now keep tabs on their children thanks to a new mobile phone-tracking security device.
Founded by north London businessman Spencer Sharpe, itrack Protect enables you to view and track an individual's location and receive emergency text alerts if they are in danger. It is aimed at family members, carers and frequent travelers.
Israeli start up Waze is revolutionising the way we drive.
The company, based in Silicon Valley, has created a mobile application that provides real-time driver-generated road maps and traffic information. Launched in 2009, the free app, available on all smartphones, has seven million registered users and, at the time of writing, is ranked higher than Facebook in Israel's app store.
Serial entrepreneur Shahar Smirin is not alone in seeing the potential of his latest venture, Get Taxi.
Russian American billionaire Len Blavatnik, who recently bought Warner Music for $3.3 billion, has invested $9 million in the company, which is changing the way taxis throughout Europe are ordered and dispatched.