19 stories about Playbuzz
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We didn’t start the fire, but: A guide to handling layoffs

27.06.22|Shaul Olmert
With the frequent news of layoffs hitting the Israeli high-tech sector, here are some helpful tips for startup leaders who are forced to cut staff
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The joy of creating for creators

19.09.21|Shaul Olmert
“It is challenging to build not only a product that people will love, but also one that will make them produce products that others will love,” writes Piggy CEO Shaul Olmert
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When telling your company’s story, make sure to start at the beginning

14.02.21|Shaul Olmert
Shaul Olmert recalls the time he went to a party and learned that he had been introducing his startup the wrong way
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A business can’t be managed based on data alone

24.01.21|Shaul Olmert
As much as we rely on figures for making business decisions, you shouldn’t sanctify KPIs
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Startup founders beware: There is such a thing as raising too much money

30.11.20|Shaul Olmert
Shaul Olmert shares his take on how to choose a long-term backer and his strategy for raising capital
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Meet Shaul Olmert’s new startup - Flying Pigs

08.09.20|Shaul Olmert
Eight years after launching Playbuzz, Shaul Olmert is embarking on a new journey, with a new startup. In a personal column, he shares his reasons for leaving and why he gave his company such a bizarre name
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9 Israeli tech startups transforming the world of infotainment

18.06.20|James Spiro
Israel has hundreds of startups dedicated to the media industry. CTech has compiled a list highlighting those making an impact in the infotainment space worldwide.
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Playbuzz CEO Shaul Olmert to Step Down

10.10.19|Raphael Kahan
Olmert has served as CEO of the content company since its founding in 2013. Tom Pachys, who co-founded the company with Olmert, will replace him as head
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Interactive Storytelling Platform Playbuzz Hires BuzzFeed Exec

Matt Trotta, former senior vice president of strategy at BuzzFeed, joins Playbuzz to lead operation in North America
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CTech's Monday Roundup of Israeli Tech News

Israeli civil liberties groups warn against potential for abuse in cybersecurity bill. After hitting new low, surveillance company Ability jumps on Nasdaq
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Playbuzz Lays Off 25 Employees Citing Organizational Restructuring

25.06.18|Meir Orbach
Playbuzz CEO Shaul Olmert said that the company is undergoing a strategic pivot stemming from changes to the global media market
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The Newsroom Is Finally Facing a Revolution

17.06.18|Yael Shafrir
Forget about tape recorders and moral questions—the newsroom, and journalism as you know it, is about to change
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CTech’s Daily Israeli Tech News Roundup

London, Toronto, Singapore eyeing the Tel Aviv Stock Exchange. Contesting sides battle to appoint chairman at Israel’s Bezeq.
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When Founders Pivot

27.02.18|Tom Pachys
Playbuzz co-founder and chief operations officer Tom Pachys explains why he shifted his role after five years as the company’s chief product officer
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CTech’s Daily Israeli Tech News Roundup

Alibaba’s Jack Ma plans May visit to Israel. OurCrowd launches $50 million sports tech fund.
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GroupM’s Rob Norman Joins Playbuzz Board

01.02.18|Tofi Stoler
In September, Playbuzz announced a $35 million Series C funding round
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CTech’s Daily Israeli Tech News Roundup

Israeli manufacturers sold arms for $7.9 billion in 2016, a report says. Bitcoin ATM in Israel shuts down due to demand overload
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The Unbearable Lightness of Being Nice

11.12.17|Shaul Olmert
Kindness is a virtue, even in business. But when asked to provide a reference, being honest is often more helpful to everyone involved
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Interactive Content Platform Playbuzz Raises $35 Million

27.09.17|Hagar Ravet
The round was led by Israel-based Viola Growth Management Fund, with participation from existing investors Disney and Saban Ventures