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"The IDF is the world's largest employer of autistic people”
“Our main focus in Israel is to help underrepresented groups, specifically female founders”
“Diversity is being true to yourself, showing more layers and colors of yourself”
“We are recruiting employees that are not exactly our typecast in order to expand our horizons”
OpenWeb acquires audience management platform Jeeng for $100 million
Fiona Darmon leaving JVP to set up new investment fund
Mapping the pioneering Israeli Generative AI startups
Qualcomm set to cut dozens of jobs in Israel in new round of layoffs
Dell acquires Israeli startup Cloudify for up to $100 million
12 stories about Discount Bank
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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