Promising Startups 2022
2022 VC Survey
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16 stories about Long Exposure
"The protest is the startup that will rebuild Israel”
Michal Tsur-Shalev brings with her to the protest the legacy of her father, who was blind but also omnipotent, and of her mother, who did not shy away from public confrontations. This gives her the strength to grow high-tech companies and to continue to battle
"I take losses hard. Competition is a matter of life and death for me"
Yevgeny Dibrov explains why the urge to compete stems from his Jewishness and what he thinks, as a right-winger, about his friend Assaf Rappaport's protest
Behind the Dor: “I think of myself as number 1 at Check Point, in my world"
Dorit Dor won the Israel Defense Award at the age of 25, has been Gil Shwed’s number 2 at Check Point for over 25 years, and today lives in a house with four people and 11 degrees
“You need to know how to lose money with as much dignity as you earned it"
Michael Eisenberg, Equal Partner at Aleph, discusses parenthood, being a young grandfather, and investing during rocky times
"Immigrants gamble their entire lives. There is no Plan B"
Oren Kaniel and his wife Lisa Zaythik started separately, from low life points, and climbed together to run unicorn AppsFlyer
“When you're in love with someone who has left, you can not bear to see her in the arms of another"
Serial Israeli entrepreneur Benny Landa misses Indigo and his father, and hopes he’ll get to die at work
“When you are a base, you're like a parent, the responsibility is yours, and I'm good at that"
Diana Bahur Nir
Yuval Tal became addicted to acroyoga, and understood how it explains his entrepreneurial choices and the relationships within his family
"I'm not afraid of excess money, but of hedonism. It erodes sharpness."
Diana Bahur Nir
After surviving a helicopter accident, Amnon Shashua explains why genius lies in identifying problems rather than solving them
"You cannot expect to succeed if you cannot take a punch”
One of the forefathers of Israel’s tech ecosystem, Yossi Vardi explains why luck is so important to entrepreneurs and why he likes to bring up his own glorious failures
"I live my life my way and my wife lives hers as a religious person. It does not have to fit in"
As a secularist whose family members became religious, Dov Moran learned to compromise
"In the third session, my psychologist burst into tears and said, 'I cannot treat you.'"
Eyal Waldman conducts himself in his personal life just as he does in the business world
"The empathy and pain we feel is for fear of it spreading to us - and that everyone will stand back"
Kira Radinsky, who immigrated from Ukraine, talks about emotion, survival, the ability to break away, her first meeting with her father at the age of 18, and about the likelihood that a third world war will break out
“I live in a nerd’s Disneyland. I’m the Robin Hood of the internet, a Yoda battling the bad guys”
Adam Singolda, founder and CEO of Taboola, learned from his father how to fall in love with an idea, and from his mother to always question the price of milk
“I still feel like Cinderella and that I’m here by mistake”
After beating multiple cancers, former Chief Scientist Orna Berry turned being a cancer survivor into a hobby
“My picture can crack but that’s what makes it valuable”
Edward Kaprov takes photographs on glass using the 19th century-Collodion process
“I learned not to be just a bulldozer, but a dancing bulldozer”
Michal Braverman-Blumenstyk’s failure to direct her eldest daughter to high-tech taught her the limits of power. Then came Pilates
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