Promising Startups 2022
2022 VC Survey
Can the UAE's $35 billion lifeline save Egypt's economy?
The audacious Israeli entrepreneurs founding startups during the war
Japanese investments in Israel dropped 57% in 2023
How Nvidia became "Taylor Swift for investors"
Palo Alto Networks loses over $30 billion in market cap, sends shockwaves throughout cyber market
Israeli missiles, spy gear and drones in high demand at air show amid war
Forever young? Multi-millionaire believes he can beat death
Sam Altman's $7 trillion chip dream: Bold vision or delusional fantasy?
‘Fire and blood’: The chilling reality facing Israel in a war with Hezbollah
20 stories about Opinion
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
Crypto security in 2024: Looking beyond last year’s dollar drop
"Cybersecurity is always a game of cat and mouse. One side outpaces the other for a time before the roles reverse. This is why anyone involved in crypto security can never afford to have an inaccurate view of where that security stands," writes Michael Shaulov, CEO of Fireblocks
Increased cybersecurity M&A activity reinforces Israeli strength and innovation
“There are many reasons to believe that Israeli cyber M&A will not only continue but also accelerate. The combination of cyber being in Israeli DNA and the value creation already shown is sure to invite new startups into the ecosystem as well as buyers looking to capitalize on exceptional technology, talent, and businesses,” writes Thomas Krane, Managing Director at Insight Partners
At a time of war, investing in climate-tech is not a privilege - it is a strategic necessity
“The Prime Minister and the Minister of Finance must wake up and understand that allocating resources to climate-tech is not only a victory for the Israeli economy, but also for national security and advocacy,” writes Itamar Weizman, Partner and Head of Climate-tech at the Firstime VC
Despite—and because of—the challenges, bet on Israeli tech
Investing in Israeli tech is more than a financial decision; it's a bet on the nation's ability to innovate and overcome challenges, even in times of conflict
How Houthi attacks are impacting international trade deals
Rising insurance costs, complexities in contractual agreements, and the need for global cooperation underscore the urgent demand for diplomatic solutions in the Red Sea to ensure the uninterrupted flow of goods and safeguard the stability of the global economy
Recession of values: The Israeli-Palestinian conflict through a business prism
According to Shirly Coifman, following the war against Hamas in Gaza, there is an amazing opportunity to rebuild Israel's economy of values for peace.
A glimpse into a founder’s session: Returning to a creative mindset
It is normal to have these ‘abnormal’ reactions in the tremendously stressful outward environment we find ourselves in. Don't be hard on yourself about it, rather use these tools to help yourself adapt and retain resilience during this difficult time
Mobility sector is in flux, and Israeli startups should seize the opportunity
Kersten Heineke and Jennifer Schwarz
The local ecosystem plays an important and unique role on the global stage, being one of the most innovative mobility ecosystems in the world, even without a single Israeli car manufacturer. It is also capable of remaining resilient under the most challenging circumstances, driving change for the mobility industry worldwide
Upholding company values through responsible social media usage
Guidelines for responsible social media use by staff during crisis & routine
How should startups and VC funds navigate their operations during times of conflict?
"In the wake of the events on October 7, startups' clients and venture capital funds persist in their operations within Israel, showcasing a steadfast belief in the industry's resilience. The more we substantiate our ability to steer through challenges, the more secure the industry's long-term success becomes," writes Yair Snir, Managing Partner at Dell Technologies Capital Israel and Europe.
A glimpse into a founder’s session: Crisis resilience
First session: regulating our emotions and catching ourselves from over-catastrophizing
The shameful antisemitism of “Elite Institutions”
“I hope in moments of true reflection, university leaders will understand that what you do is who you are,” writes Gil Mandelzis, Founder and CEO of Capitolis.
Promoting Business Continuity & Resilience during States of Emergency
"Safeguarding our social and economic resilience is an essential part of success and overcoming any crisis," writes Entrée Capital's Maya Benichou.
Generative AI called up for duty
Shiran Mlamdovsky Somech
“The innovative technology enables the creation of content that evokes involvement, raises awareness, and even generates empathy and personal experience,” writes Shiran Mlamdovsky Somech
Founder-investor dynamics: From the founder's perspective, visibility is key
In part 1 of her ‘founder-investor dynamics’ series, Noa Matz explains why founders seek investors not only for the much-needed financial infusion but also for their valuable insights, connections, and wealth of experience
The Digital CFO: Leveraging tech to cut costs instead of headcounts
“CFOs must proactively adopt and invest in digital technologies that automate their systems at scale, and quickly capture value at each core business function,” writes Aviv Barzilay, a Senior Associate at Pitango First
Unlocking the potential of artificial intelligence in HR for startups
“While AI offers substantial advantages in recruitment, it is essential to tread carefully. Ensuring appropriate, fair, and monitored application of AI is crucial to maintaining the human element of recruiting and talent placement,” writes Sharona Mizrahi of Blumberg Capital
Startup crossroads: Navigating the risks of dual identities in Israeli innovation
The allure of setting sail from Israel to anchor a startup in foreign soils has never been more compelling. However, this very decision meant to secure our future might also place it at risk, explains Moran Massad of Deloitte Israel
Navigating the founder-spouse dynamic: The importance of keeping your better half in the loop
While startup founders chase their dreams, families and marriages often take the hardest hit and pay the price of this adventure. The key to startup success begins at home, so if your spouse isn't part of your startup journey day-to-day, here are a few ideas to include them
UI & UX by