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Forecast Conference 2023
Musk sues Altman, OpenAI for 'stark betrayal' and abandoning AI mission
Yaron Galai stepping down as Outbrain CEO after 17 years amid disappointing financial results
"Israel is losing the war on TikTok. Palestinians have been more active for many, many years"
"There are many, many opportunities in the energy sector, and every woman can contribute to it in her own way"
Hamilton Lane co-CEO: "Now is the best time to invest in Israel"
Lemonade's stock crashes on 2024 forecast despite topping estimates
Slice raises $7 million Seed round for AI-powered equity compliance platform
Exodigo adds $105 million in new funding to modernize underground mapping
U.S. giant Workday acquiring HiredScore for hundreds of millions of dollars
Forecast Conference 2023
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Rothschild & Co. Israel Head: “High tech will continue to be a major sector for growth”
Gerry Livnat, Managing Director of Rothschild & Co.’s Israel office, spoke to CTech at Calcalist’s 2024 Forecasts event about the strength of Israel’s high tech sector.
Head of BDO’s Cybersecurity Center: “We're seeing the importance of a resilient society”
Ophir Zilbiger, BDO’s Cybersecurity Center Head, spoke to CTech at Calcalist’s 2024 Forecasts event about how Israeli companies are dealing with cyber threats.
EFG Wealth Management Israel CEO: “This is a country that is eternally optimistic”
CEO of EFG Wealth Management Israel, Joseph Wolf, spoke to CTech at Calcalist’s 2024 Forecasts event about the resilience of the Israeli economy.
Iron Nation: Emergency fund supporting Israeli early-stage startups
Iron Nation Co-Founder and CMO Ilan Tevet spoke to CTech at Calcalist’s 2024 Forecasts event about how the VC is supporting early stage startups during Israel’s war against Hamas.
Payoneer VP Operations: “We'll be better by evolving from this challenge”
Payoneer VP Operations Customer Journey Daphna Beer-Gabel spoke to CTech at Calcalist’s 2024 Forecasts event about delivering as a global company.
8200 Alumni Association: Joint effort needed to support early-stage startups
CEO of the 8200 Alumni Association Chen Shmilo spoke to CTech at Calcalist’s 2024 Forecasts event about how his organization is aiding early-stage startups and small businesses amidst the war in Gaza.
“AI has immense potential for the foodtech sector"
"Israel's entrepreneurial culture and being an immigrant society, where we are open to cultures and tastes (fusion), is the basis of our innovation around food," added Noga Sela Shalev, CEO at foodtech incubator Fresh Start
“Founders should look for the next big thing. Making things only a bit better is not good enough”
Aviv Zeevi, VP, Technological Infrastructure Division at the Israel Innovation Authority, explained why innovation is not in danger and shared his tips for the future
“The future of generative AI will be in its precision”
"Many generic things can satisfy you. However, as you go beyond these experiences you will need to be precise. If you write an email to a customer you can't get it wrong," explained Yoav Shoham, co-founder of AI21 Labs, speaking about the potential of generative tech
“I think we are going to be seeing longer funding cycles”
"At the early stages, startups need a plan that looks further into the future, trying to get funded for longer periods of time and trying to prove that what they are building is real," explained Rotem Eldar, Managing Partner at 10D
“Generative AI will mature soon,” says Director of AI at NVIDIA
Regarding generative tech, Gal Chechik added: "Today you can create fantastic images, yet they are still hard to control. We will be seeing other types of control where you can doodle or sketch, making it easier to create content"
"We are not looking for charity. We are training the best programmers and bringing them into the high-tech sector"
Liat Weiss-Shahaf, VP Strategy and Development at Appleseeds, was speaking on a panel focused on diversity and inclusion, with Ruth Polachek, Founder and CEO at she codes, Moshe Friedman, Co-Founder at KamaTech, and Batsheva Moshe, Chairman at Yozmot Atid and Board Member at Ofanim
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