Promising Startups 2022
2022 VC Survey
Why Israel's deficit is actually $11 billion larger than reported
Fintech beyond technology: The human factor in financial innovation
German retailer REWE using Israeli startup’s AI platform to digitize shopping
8200 Alumni Association launches global program to support Israeli startups amid tech slowdown
"Israel is losing the war on TikTok. Palestinians have been more active for many, many years"
Israel’s Tictuk acquired by Yum! Brands, owner of KFC, Pizza Hut, and Taco Bell
Israeli AI leaders AI21 Labs, Lightricks, D-ID launch new products for red-hot GenAI market
Tuition of terror: Qatari money flowed into U.S. universities - and now it's fueling violence
Yaron Galai stepping down as Outbrain CEO after 17 years amid disappointing financial results
20 stories about KPMG
"Generative AI is a savior for high tech"
General Partner at Disruptive AI VC Yorai Fainmesser spoke to CTech at Calcalist and KPMG’s Work After Work event in Tel Aviv about the promise of Generative AI
INcapital Ventures looking to bridge between Israeli startups and North American market
Co-Founder and Managing Partner at INcapital Ventures Inbar Haham spoke to CTech at Calcalist and KPMG’s Work After Work event in Tel Aviv
"The economic impact of Israel’s political unrest will affect future generations"
Dina Pasca-Raz, Head of Technology & International Tax at KPMG Israel, was speaking on a panel together with Merav Bahat, Co-founder and CEO of Dazz, and Shlomi Hagai, Partner at JVP
"Companies with an unsustainable business model will cease to exist"
Yaniv Yesharim, Head of Marketing and Growth at KPMG Israel, spoke at Calcalist and KPMG’s Work After Work event about the state of the Israeli tech sector
Microsoft Israel GM: “AI will become the private tutor of every schoolkid”
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Alon Haimovich, Israel Country General Manager at Microsoft, was speaking during a panel at the Work After Work event hosted by Calcalist and KPMG
"Each manager should lead the AI revolution in their respective department"
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Eran Shalev, managing partner at KPMG Israel, was speaking during the Calcalist and KPMG Work After Work event
KPMG and Classiq join forces to offer quantum computing capabilities to enterprise customers
KPMG's Global Quantum Hub announced a collaboration with Classiq, the Israeli quantum software company, to bring innovative quantum solutions to clients
“We are going through a sanity check and it's a positive thing”
"I looked for metrics I knew from before entering the high-tech industry, but no one was speaking about such things as EBITDA and positive cash-flow," added Limor Ganot, Managing Partner at Gefen Capital
“Many companies will close, if not this year, then in two years”
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“Technology is not going anywhere and is only claiming a bigger part of our world. In the long run, it makes a lot of sense to invest in the good venture capital funds,” added Hamutal Meridor of Vintage Investment Partners
Israel's five most promising early-stage fintech startups
While the macroeconomic conditions have undoubtedly worsened this past year, Israeli fintech startups are continuing to build solutions to cater for an ever-growing need
Israeli companies and global giants join forces to “reach net zero”
The mission was announced by The Movement by Good Company together with AB InBev, Continental, Ashtrom, Bridges Israel, SAP, KPMG, BCLP, and LeumiTech
“Is there such a thing as a good crisis?”
Dina Pasca-Raz, Partner, Head of Technology at KPMG, spoke during Mind the Tech NY about the meaning of a crisis, even though she is unsure we are actually in one
Japan’s Aichi region eyeing Israeli startups for partnerships with large leading local corporations
KPMG Israel, in cooperation with Start-Up Nation Central and the Israel Innovation Authority, is partnering with the region to launch a collaboration program that would promote the creation of business connections between large leading corporations from Aichi and Israeli startups
"Everyone is talking about profitability, but it's not possible for a lot of companies”
Daniel Cohen, Managing Partner at Viola Ventures, was speaking during a panel at the Work After Work conference. “The hottest sectors at the moment are supply chains and energy. There is a lot of demand for solutions in this field from companies that need the money,” noted Dina Pasca-Raz, Partner and head of the technology division at KPMG Israel
"Companies, employees and investors demand today a product with an impact"
"The advantage of high-tech is the ability to fix problems that affect the entire world," said Cecile Blilious, Head of Impact & Sustainability at Pitango Venture Capital, speaking as part of Calcalist and KPMG Israel’s The Next Big Thing session
Fintech and crypto investments surge in 2021
According to a KPMG report, $210 billion was invested globally in fintech in 2021, showing a 68% leap from the previous year. Investments in cryptocurrency and blockchain technologies leapt more than fivefold to $30 billion
KPMG survey finds employee shortage isn’t prime concern in tech market
According to the accounting firm, the greatest challenge for Israeli tech companies at the growth stage is expanding overseas and then raising capital
Israeli FoodTech startups at the forefront of meat industry revolution
“The Israeli companies' success in developing meat substitutes will not only be an economical one. It will also have a significant impact on our ability to reduce the consumption of meat and its related environmental damages,” writes Ron Zadok, a Partner and the Head of the FoodTech and AgTech Business Sector at KPMG Somekh Chaikin
Can Israel’s tech ecosystem overcome its workforce crisis?
Industry leaders discussed the challenge at Calcalist's “Emergency Meeting - Israeli High-Tech 2022” online event, with solutions spanning from importing manpower to employee welfare
“We will always have insurance, but it won’t be the insurance companies that provide it”
KPMG Israel executive shares her thoughts about the dominant trends in the insurance industry with an eye to the future
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