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18 stories about Discount Bank
"Japan may be 'The Land of the Rising Sun', but Israel is 'The Land of Rising innovation'"
CTech, Ariela Karmel
Discount Tech CEO Guy Navon shared his insights with CTech at the Israel-Japan Conference in Tokyo. "Our aim is to narrow the bridge between the Israelis and the Japanese in order to do more business together"
Discount Tech CEO: "We have a vision to be a bridge between Japanese corporations and Israeli startups"
"It will take time for both parties to understand and learn from each other, but we are committed to the process,” said Discount Tech CEO Dr. Guy Navon at the Israel-Japan Conference in Tokyo
"Discount set itself a goal - to challenge the banking system"
Cannibalization is no longer a word that should be feared but embraced for growth, Shani Federman-Terem, Head of Business Development & Innovation at Discount Bank said at the Israel-Japan Conference
Discount Bank CEO: "Business cooperation between Israel and Japan is natural but we must get to know each other better"
Uri Levin was speaking at Calcalist and Discount Bank’s Israel-Japan Conference in Tokyo
The Land of the Rising Sun meets The Nation of Rising Innovation
Calcalist and Discount Bank will host leading members and entrepreneurs of the Israeli financial and high-tech ecosystem and potential investors and partners in Japan during a three-day conference in Tokyo at the end of May
Discount Bank & ezbob to establish digital credit company
The bank and the English fintech company will cooperate in the consumer credit and small business credit markets, under a company called Greenlend
Israeli businesses vow to fight discriminatory law: "We are obligated to do as much as we can to prevent discrimination"
Shaked Green, Meir Orbach, Almog Azar, Reuters
Israel Discount Bank said it has updated its credit policy and said it would not lend money to groups that discriminate against customers on the basis of religion, race, gender or sexual orientation following calls by far-right members of Israel's incoming government to revise anti-discrimination laws
Hippo Founder: "We were worth $5-6 billion and now we are worth half a billion. I’ve had better years"
Irad Atzmon Schmayer
Assaf Wand was talking on a panel that discussed how the turmoil in the markets has affected financial technologies. "There is a major correction in the entire industry and it is coming to everyone"
Uri Levin: "High-tech will continue to be the growth engine of the Israeli economy even in a crisis - and we will stand behind you"
The CEO of Discount Bank added at the Unicorns Forum: "The crisis is not happening just in technology but in the global economy and of course in Israel as well. We do not know what its depth and duration will be, but I estimate that there will be a slowdown and not a deep crisis but that it will take quite some time"
Citi, Discount Bank, announce Israel’s Most Promising Fintech Startups for 2022
Voted on by Israel’s leading VC’s and financial institutions, the eight winners were awarded an NFT
“Panic for growth leads companies to non-strategic acquisitions”
So said Hila Himi-Alpert, CEO of Discount Capital Markets, during Calcalist and Discount Tech’s Unicorn Forum, noting that several Israeli technology companies acquire startups out of a need to prove rapid growth but don’t pause to think about the long-term effects. “When the markets decline, those companies will suddenly find it hard to justify their valuation”
“Banks can no longer ignore the high-tech industry's tremendous impact”
Discount Bank CEO Uri Levin wants the banking and high-tech industries to better cooperate. "It was difficult for these worlds to connect - but this situation cannot continue”
Big winners from Cellebrite’s exit: Leumi, Clal and Discount bank investment arms
Leumi Partner and Clal Insurance’s investment arm will earn $40 million from Cellebrite’s offering at a $2.4 billion valuation, and $35 million from their investments in the IGP Fund. Discount Capital will directly earn $30 million and $20 million from its investment in IGP
Citi, Israel Discount Bank, and Visa announce Israel’s most promising Fintech startups for 2021
One year into Covid-19, Citi, Israel Discount Bank and Visa, published the list of startups they are most excited about
"Fintech is the best thing to happen to the banking system"
Arik Frishman, Head of the Digital and Data Division at Israel Discount Bank takes part in a panel on Fintech fundamentals along with Melio CEO Matan Bar, Tipalti CEO Chen Amit, and TLV Partner's Eitan Beck
The Big Bang - Technology in the service of financial systems
Join the broadcast of Calcalist's Fintech conference in partnersthip with Discount Bank and PAYBOX
PayBox Payment Solutions shutting down, business as usual for PayBox payment app in Israel
Irit Avisar and Hagar Ravet
The PayBox app, which only ever operated in Israel, will not be affected by company closure after being sold to Israel's Discount Bank three years ago
Libra Is Exciting But Could Threaten Governments and Regulators, Say Fintech Executives
Earlier this month, Citi hosted an event in Tel Aviv to discuss new payment methods and how people around the world would make purchases and collect payments in the future
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