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20 stories about HIgh-Tech
Japanese investments in Israel dropped 57% in 2023
Investments by Japanese companies in Israel returned to 2018 levels, even though the number of transactions remained stable
Full list of Israeli startup M&As in 2024
Israeli high-tech companies remain a sought-after commodity despite the crisis in the market
Full list of Israeli high-tech layoffs in 2024
High-tech must be the driving engine of the new Israel
“Israeli high-tech must be the driving engine of a new, better Israel. I already know there is no need to encourage you. You have proven that you understand your essential role,” said Calcalist Publisher Yoel Esteron, speaking at the Tech TLV conference
Israel needs to formulate a cross-ministerial strategy to assist the tech sector
"Israel's technological advantage isn't assured. We must adopt a proactive approach, similar to tech companies striving for continuous innovation," writes Liron Rose
Israeli securities watchdog heads to US to reassure investors amid Gaza war fallout
"We believe there is an opportunity in Israel that after the war the economy will grow. The same thing happened in past wars or military campaigns in Israel the last two decades,” said Seffy Zinger, who recently took over the helm at the Israel Securities Authority
State of the unicorns 2024: Fighting for revenue
A promise of future income no longer ensures unicorn status. Interest rate increases and the recession in the industry sent investors looking for actual revenue and companies that will streamline and lay off
State of the unicorns 2024: The full and updated list
Sophie Shulman and Meir Orbach
Many Israeli unicorns, startups valued at a billion dollars or more, did not survive the flock of black swans that hit the local tech ecosystem over the past couple of years. However, those that managed to remain afloat, are entering 2024 in a much stronger position, ready to capitalize on the difficult lessons they have learned
Israel's high-tech industry is sure to overcome the challenges of the current war
Maya Eisen Zafrir
“The unique DNA of the Israeli high-tech and its vast history of coping with challenges and crises in recent years, are key to its capability to prevail in such a complex period,” writes Maya Eisen Zafrir, CEO of LeumiTech
From battlefront to boardroom: Return of Israel's reservists will propel tech recovery
With the war in Gaza entering a new phase, the IDF is adjusting deployment plans and sending reservists home, many of which will also be returning to their jobs in high-tech
"It doesn't matter how long the economic rebound takes. We're long-term bullish on Israel"
Reuters and CTech
Around 70 investors, CEOs, and senior executives of US-based technology, venture capital, and private equity firms took part in a three-day series of economic planning sessions, solidarity discussions, and support meetings in Israel this week
Israeli high-tech’s next great mission: rebuilding the Western Negev communities
Senior VP at Palo Alto Networks and chairman of Place.IL, Idan Tendler, writes about the contributions of the high-tech industry to Israel’s war effort and the need to continue those efforts in the days after the war.
Israeli unicorn Next Insurance raises $265 million in funding, with same valuation since 2021
The latest funding round is the largest in the company's history and brings the total amount raised by Next to approximately $1.1 billion since its founding.
Israeli company Nayax to acquire Retail Pro International
The payments platform has purchased Retail Pro for $36.5 million, and expects to see earnings immediately following the closing of the deal at the end of the year.
Emergency fund established to support struggling early-stage Israeli startups
The Safedome fund plans to invest amounts of up to half a million dollars in about 100 startups by the end of 2023 through a short application process
Can Selina and WeWork find stability beyond the high-tech mirage?
Shaping the future: Pondering Selina and WeWork's path to stability beyond high-tech illusions
The violent arrest of a high-tech entrepreneur: Another step in the erosion of Israeli democracy
The ongoing conflict within Israeli society highlights how the government is gradually yet consistently eroding democracy. This erosion is not limited to the so-called “legal overhaul” alone; the government is also employing tactics reminiscent of dictatorial regimes to suppress citizens' protests against it
Israeli tech startups increasingly opt for US incorporation amid judicial overhaul
While mass job relocation is unlikely, the shift of companies and intellectual property registration abroad raises concerns over tax flows
Finance Ministry weighs leverage funds to offset judicial overhaul hit on high-tech
Following the judicial overhaul's severe impact on the high-tech sector, Israel’s Ministry of Finance is considering the creation of leveraged funds, a tool that was employed during the severe crisis of 2008
CEOs of Israeli public companies speak out against judicial overhaul
"We, the CEOs of global public companies active in Israel and around the world, supporting the Israeli economy, view the current events in Israel with concern and call on Prime Minister Netanyahu to implement significant judicial changes only on the basis of broad consensus,” the CEOs wrote
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