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The 50 most promising Israeli startups - 2024

13.05.24|Meir Orbach, Sophie Shulman
Economic slowdown, judicial overhaul, fleeing investors, October 7, and a war. By any measure, the past year was the most difficult in the history of local high-tech, making this year's 50 most promising startups the epitome of excellence.
עובדים זרים מ טורקיה בונים בניינים ב תל אביב

Indian workers desperate for jobs in Israel despite war: "If it's in our destiny to die, then we can die either here or there"

Masons, painters, electricians, plumbers and some farmers said they were looking for jobs in Israel with some willing to risk going into a conflict zone because they could make five times more money in a year than they would at home
Noam Wolf FlashPoint

Flashpoint Venture Capital boosts presence in Israel with appointment of Noam Wolf

16.11.23|James Spiro
“With Noam stationed as a Partner in Israel, it enables us to strengthen our presence in the region where we have ambitious plans,” said General Partner Alexander Konoplyasty.
Group Cowboy

Montana and Arkansas cowboys are on a mission from God: “We want to help Israel.”

13.11.23|James Spiro
“It’s not like this is anything crazy. We’re just out here picking vegetables, but it’s something good, something that needs to be done, and we can show support for Israel in a good way,” says one of the cowboys who came to support Israel in its fight against terrorism.
הפגנה ב וושינגטון בעד הפסקת אש מלחמת עזה

California Jewish man dies after altercation at pro-Palestinian protests

07.11.23|Reuters, CTech
Paul Kessler's death was determined to be a homicide. He died of blunt force head trauma a day after an altercation with pro-Palestinian demonstrators in West Los Angeles
S_altP Global

S&P Global revises Israel's outlook to 'negative'

The change from ‘stable’ was due to the possibility that the Israel-Hamas war could spread more widely.
Adi Valoo pic

“Israeli society has come together with an unwavering determination”

23.10.23|James Spiro
Valoo has experienced severe pain in the days following 7/10 - but its employees remain dedicated to the country and the company
Startup Nation United

Introducing Startup Nation United, a new series on CTech

Startup Nation United aims to shed light on how the people of Israel have united under a common vision.
Joe Biden ג'ו ביידן

President Biden confirms trip to Israel amid Gaza war

17.10.23|James Spiro
The journey will take place as part of a larger visit to the Middle East as tensions rise in the region
UK Rally Pro Palestine

Thousands come out for and against Israel as protests commence globally

11.10.23|James Spiro
World leaders may be sending their ‘thoughts and prayers’ and calling for peace, but communities around the world may feel differently
A cyberattack on Israeli organizations

Hacktivist groups have started attacking Israeli press

11.10.23|James Spiro, and Reuters
News sites have been victims of attacks that attempt to undermine Israel’s credibility or halt reporting of Hamas’ crimes entirely.
ועידת Mind the Tech ניו יורק  נוסייר יאסין מייסד ומנכ”ל Nas

Nas Daily: “From today forward, I view myself as Israeli first, Palestinian second”

09.10.23|James Spiro
The prominent content creator had previously emphasized his Palestinian heritage, but after the attacks by Hamas has decided to put Israel first
בורסה לניירות ערך ו מלחמת עזה

Tel Aviv Stock Exchange plummets as Israel grapples with state of war

TA-35 and TA-125 fall by almost 7% a day after Hamas killed over 700 people in Israel and abducted dozens of civilians into Gaza
פילדלפיה Philadelphia Pennsylvania

“Now is a phenomenal time in terms of momentum to be looking at Pennsylvania”

09.08.23|James Spiro
Predicting a shift in social and political structures, the Philadelphia-Israel Chamber of Commerce continues to welcome Israelis to the state for customer discovery
Baltimore Maryland בולטימור מרילנד

Maryland hopes to attract Israeli tech with its educated workforce and low cost of living

11.07.23|James Spiro
The Maryland/Israel Development Center helps Israeli companies find a home on the American east coast
Maike Diehl

Unlocking opportunities: Navigating the German market for Israeli companies

29.06.23|Maike Diehl
Israel and Germany are strong economic partners. But this might surprise some Israelis: Germany is not just Berlin. It is advisable to look beyond the capital city. And despite a somewhat outdated image, Germany is one of the most innovative economies in the world
Eric Vine

“The growth market is shut across every single geography in the world. It is shut.”

21.06.23|James Spiro
Eric Reiner, Founder and Managing Partner at Vine Ventures, spoke with CTech as part of its most recent project “Where do we go from here?”, aiming to examine how the Israeli VC industry is dealing with the crisis in the sector
MIBA Mark Davidoff Mike Dergis Bernard Bourgeois

Michigan Israel Business Accelerator launches new hub designed to woo Israelis

20.06.23|James Spiro
MIBA recently unveiled "The Elevator" as the first landing zone exclusively for Israeli startups in the U.S
קו רקיע מרכז תל אביב Tel Aviv Business Center

Tel Aviv again drops in global startup ranking

07.06.23|James Spiro
Israel as a whole has maintained its third place, but local cities have overall seen a drop, according to StartupBlink