What is the best-kept secret in the tech industry and are SPACs coming to Tel Aviv?

CTech Daily Roundup: Moovit to help Israel’s citizens navigate to polling stations on Tuesday

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“Think twice about whose money you take”: 21 tips for aspiring unicorns. Lior Handelsman took part in turning SolarEdge into a $15 billion company and offers some advice for ambitious entrepreneurs. Read more


Tel Aviv Stock Exchange gearing up for its first SPAC offering. The founders of the Excellence Nessuah investment house are in advanced negotiations with the Israel Securities Authority to make Israel the second country after the U.S. to enable Special Purpose Acquisition Companies. Read more 
Helios Ray. Photo: Katsumi Yamamoto, MarineTraffic.com Helios Ray. Photo: Katsumi Yamamoto, MarineTraffic.com


Nanomotion’s ‘precision motion’ technology aims to revolutionize emergency drones. Today, distance and precision are a tradeoff in drones during rescue missions. Israel’s Nanomotion wants to change that. Read more


Moovit to help Israel’s citizens navigate to polling stations on Tuesday. In Israel’s unprecedented fourth election in two years, Moovit is helping boost turnout to combat voter fatigue. Read more


Israel’s RevitalVision expands its vision technology to U.S and Europe. The technology can help young children and adults with lazy eye by stimulating the brain’s visual cortex. Read more


Interview | One executive’s journey from an Arab village in the Galilee to Silicon Valley. Ziyad Hanna began his career as a construction worker, then a high school teacher, and now is Corporate VP at Cadence, one of the world’s largest software companies. Read more 


Israel missed a unique opportunity to dig itself out of the tech job hole. Instead of isolating people, the state should have used the time to upskill them, says CEO of tech training company Elevation. Read more


Employer Branding | Intuit Israel: “We are at times referred to as the best-kept secret in the tech industry.” Intuit serves more than 50 million people and has 11,000 global employees, and yet Israelis probably haven’t heard of them. So how do they attract local talent? Read more


The Israeli startup helping fleets navigate the stormy waters of cybersecurity at sea. Cydome Security aims to provide a cyber solution to seamlessly safeguard the maritime IoT ecosystem. Read more


HR Post Covid | During Covid-19, OpenWeb’s managerial skills saw a change for the better. In a world of lockdowns and social distancing, the social network understood that its managerial tactics had to change. Read more