Start-Up Roundtable

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Plan a Successful Strategy for Israeli VC

Published on July 25th, 2012 | by JennieR

Last week’s post discussed the differences in Israeli and American VC – namely, the polyamorous Israeli VC culture where everyone knows who is sleeping with whom, the generally lower valuations and the limited available funds. Before [&hellip... Read More

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Israeli VC ≠ American VC

Published on July 19th, 2012 | by JennieR

As much as we like to tout the similarities between Silicon Valley and Israel (the weather! the traffic! the attractive and entrepreneurial people!), there are a few stark differences between the two places. This is especially [&hellip... Read More



Three Names to Know

Published on July 16th, 2012 | by JennieR

In the Israeli VC industry, three funds have emerged as the major international players. The first, Greylock Israel, is affiliated with Greylock Partners, a firm with 150 public offerings and 100 profitable M&As under its belt. [&hellip... Read More

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Venture Capital: Israel Style

Published on July 15th, 2012 | by JennieR

We’ve yet to meet a techie that has not dreamed about the day when his venture catches the eye of a VC and he can join the elusive and exclusive club of funded startups. We like [&hellip... Read More


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Shopping in the Digital Age

Published on July 11th, 2012 | by JennieR

When did online shopping officially become mainstream? At some point, somewhere between the small online specialty stores and industry giants Ebay and Amazon, your every day, run-of-the-mill mall stores emerged to open their own e-commerce sites. [&hellip... Read More


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Still the King of Daily Deals

Published on July 3rd, 2012 | by JennieR

Success is a matter of perspective  Quiz: Which household name start-up has approximately 36.9 million active users, sales employees in 47 countries, had an IPO with shares selling at $20 a pop and is likely the [&hellip... Read More


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Facebook ‘Likes’ Israel

Published on June 21st, 2012 | by JennieR

For the second time in as many years, Facebook has returned to Israel to indulge in falafel, shwarma, the Tel Aviv night life and one other thing…oh yeah, to acquire another Israeli startup. This time the chosen [&hellip... Read More


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Entrepreneurs in Israel: Get Your Passport Ready

Published on June 14th, 2012 | by JennieR

The day we’ve all been eagerly anticipating has finally arrived: President Obama has signed a bill making Israeli entrepreneurs eligible to receive an E-2 investor visa to bring their start-ups and ventures from Silicon Wadi straight [&hellip... Read More

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Israel is….a sell-out?

Published on May 15th, 2012 | by Jishai Evers

Well here’s an article of a different color. In stark contrast to the usual glowing write-ups about Israel as “Start-up Nation”, we came across this critical yet thought-provoking article in last week’s Globes. The article’s position [&hellip... Read More

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Hi-Tech Is Taking Over Israel

Published on May 13th, 2012 | by Jishai Evers

What do Intel, HP, Google and Microsoft have in common? Among other things, all are ranked as one of the top 10 best places to work in Israel in 2012. Not just in the hi-tech industry, [&hellip... Read More

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