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Coastline conundrum: "We are trying to find a new sector, a new opportunity of developing the blue economy"
Marine biologist Rotem Trivizki takes CTech on a deep dive into how Atarim and Migdalor are harnessing Israel’s greatest natural resource - the sea - for everyone’s benefit
Lone wolf: Oren Zeev reveals why he’s the world’s most successful lone investor
Diana Bahur Nir and Meir Orbach
The one-man VC fund opens up on the bursting tech bubble, why he was disgusted by what he saw last year, and what’s coming next. “When good entrepreneurs want you because they believe you have a golden touch it becomes a self-fulfilling prophecy,” explained Zeev
Would you take a lie detector test for your next job?
Valid.it has developed a “reliability test” for employers seeking to analyze the honesty of potential recruits
Wikipedia’s Jimmy Wales on online toxicity, Musk, and the battle for internet accuracy
“I sent Musk an email offering help, I am happy to give him some thoughts,” Wales told CTech.
Salesforce Ventures: "Firing people is very emotionally difficult, but a good CEO needs to do what's right for the next 10 years"
"We are in the midst of a once-in-a-generation change and I cannot be more optimistic about Israel in this context," added SVP and Managing Partner Alex Kayyal, with Salesforce Ventures investing $500 million in 32 Israeli companies to date
CV or not CV? TaTiO answers the HR question
CEO Maya Huber shares how her Israeli startup is disrupting the hiring world by leveling the field for job-seekers while laying off resumes
Similarweb CEO: "It’s an employers' market, and they want employees to return to work from the office”
Against the background of the results of the third quarter, digital intelligence company Similarweb laid off 10% of its employees, 70 of them in Israel. It also cut its growth forecast and stopped recruitment. CEO Or Offer: "It’s clear that employees take advantage of working from home and work much less"
Thoma Bravo: "What crisis? We are in talks to invest in six Israeli cyber companies"
Robert (Tre) Sayle, a Partner on the Growth team at Thoma Bravo added: "The investment market is very active now despite the talk of a slowdown. We will invest in Israel as much as possible"
"We are in the midst of a crisis, but the need for more technology is great, so the technology market will grow"
Maya Nahum Shahal
Check Point founder and CEO Gil Shwed explained during the Hi-Tech Effect series by Calcalist and Mobileye his insistence on staying in Israel and why the high-tech crisis should have been expected
Not under the microscope: Scopio Labs transforms blood testing
Co-founder & CEO Itai Hayut shares how his Israeli startup streamlines the hematologic diagnostic process while rendering blood lab microscopes obsolete
The Seagate dictate: A data field of sustainable dreams
In a far-reaching interview during her maiden visit to Israel, Joan Motsinger, Seagate’s Senior VP of Sustainability & Transformation talks tech, the environment, and what makes a winning ‘innovator’
Palo Alto Networks CEO: “We will be the first $100 billion cyber company"
An exclusive interview with Nikesh Arora, CEO of Palo Alto Networks, who in his last three positions—starting at Google, moving on to SoftBank, and ending in Palo Alto— became the most highly compensated executive on Wall Street
“There’s almost no important medical technology that’s not completely Israeli or has a big Israeli component”
In an in-depth exclusive interview, Eyal Lifschitz, co-founder & managing general partner of Peregrine Ventures, Israel's first dedicated healthcare VC fund, gets to the heart of Israeli medtech and where it’s headed
Quantum Leap: "The big bang of quantum computing will come in this decade"
Prof. Dario Gil, head of IBM Research, is at the forefront of the quantum computing revolution, which is about to fundamentally change our world. In an exclusive interview, he explains what are the challenges that have delayed the realization of this dream, why you need to be an Einstein to understand it, and when we’ll finally start using it ourselves
"The high-tech sector has become malignant"
Diana Bechor Nir
"VC’s are betting on the megalomaniacal narcissists and that creates a disgusting industry," added serial entrepreneur Revital Hendler, who co-founded BreezoMeter but insists she has no regrets about missing out on its big exit, and explains what entrepreneurs should do so they no longer have to lie to investors to receive funding
"Israelis have the desire to feel like they are the smartest ones in the room. But that hinders learning"
Prof. Adam Grant, an organizational psychologist who has advised top executives from Elon Musk to Jeff Bezos, provides an eye-opening explanation as to why it is so difficult for us to admit our mistakes and how we can fix it
Bank of Israel Governor: “Current interest rate can contain inflation”
In an exclusive interview, the Governor of the BOI, Amir Yaron, clarifies the need for the interest rate to jump and explains why he’s convinced that Israel will overcome even an extreme economic scenario
“I'm not optimistic about the future of the global economy and I don't expect the next 10 years to be particularly good”
Prof. Daron Acemoglu, one of the world's leading economists and a candidate for the Nobel Prize in Economics, sees inflation as a greater threat to democracy and the fight against populism than it is to the cost of living
After four huge exits, Mickey Boodaei now wants to turn Transmit Security into the Google of the cyber world
Meir Orbach & Diana Bahur-Nir
Serial entrepreneur Boodaei is convinced that Transmit will be the next big thing in the field of online identity security, and according to quite a few signs, he has every reason to be optimistic
The scientist who almost made Mark Zuckerberg president of the World Bank
Project Diem, the megalomaniac experiment led by Facebook, aimed to create a unified digital currency that will allow easy transfer of funds and payments between billions of people. The person who led the development of the currency was Prof. Dahlia Malkhi, one of the world's leading computer scientists. Now, in a rare interview from the bowels of the powerful technology giant, she reveals how the system was going to work, and why the fear of Facebook's power led to the collapse of the venture
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