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Cybersecurity unicorn Wiz to withdraw funds from Israel
"It's time for a company like Check Point to reach a value of $100 billion"
NZIIH launches to foster ties between Israel and New Zealand
Full list of Israeli high-tech layoffs in 2022-23
“AI is being used in almost every medical field"
EU would view Israel “in the same category as China” if judicial reforms go through
Cybersecurity company Cyren on verge of shut down after laying off entire workforce
Billionaire Steve Cohen leads $27.5 million investment in MediWound
Quiet Hiring: The new trend in talent management
19 stories about Poalim Hi-Tech
Poalim Hi-Tech CEO: "We are entering a much more challenging period in high-tech"
Irad Atzmon Schmayer, Maayan Manela
Leading investors and successful entrepreneurs shared their experience with 24 startups, chosen from hundreds, at Calcalist and Poalim Hi-Tech’s annual Roadshow event. Poalim Hi-Tech CEO Michal Kissos Hertzog: "In entrepreneurial activity, a person is forced to meet themselves in the most extreme moments"
"In the coming years we will eliminate the need for amniocentesis"
Oren Tadmor, founding partner and CEO of IdentifAI Genetics, was speaking during a panel at the finals of the StartUp+ competition sponsored by Calcalist and Poalim Hi-Tech. “The technology allows full genetic sequencing of the fetus, relying on a simple blood test from the mother, with close to 100% accuracy and in a non-invasive procedure"
Pickommerce AI Robotics crowned winner of Calcalist and Poalim Hi-Tech’s StartUp+ competition
Maya Nahum Shahal
The startup’s Dumbo system is a robot that is able to analyze the item in front of it using AI, figure out how to hold it and how to arrange it inside a box in a smart and economical way. “The people who are here today will succeed, not necessarily because they will love what they do but because they will be curious about it,” said Michal Kissos Hertzog, CEO of Poalim Hi-Tech
“The word ‘crisis’ is not relevant to the reality of Israeli high-tech”
Tal Dori, CEO of IBI Capital, which manages trusts and options for employees in high-tech companies, doesn’t believe the local tech industry is in trouble, while Gali Meamen Sheffer, Vice President of Banking at Poalim Hi-Tech, noted that "companies are taking various measures aimed at extending the company's runway”
“Only countries that continue to innovate can lead”
Calcalist and Poalim Hi-Tech’s third StartUp+ competition is underway. “The state needs to invest in more companies at the Seed round, companies need government assistance in the beginning,” says Michal Kissos-Hertzog, CEO of Poalim Hi-Tech
What’s in store for the markets in 2022? VCs weigh in with some predictions
With fluctuating valuations, IPOs, acqui-hiring, and rising inflation, what can investors expect in 2022? Partners at Israeli venture capital firms weighed in with their assessments
“Humanity is going back to the moon in the coming three years”
Speaking at the Poalim Hi-Tech and Calcalist Road Show, Jonathan Geifman, Co-Founder and CEO of Helios, gave an update on the space race
BioMeat: “Protein cannot come only from animals anymore”
At the Poalim Hi-Tech and Calcalist Road Show, CEO of BioMeat Gilles Gamon explained why he’s banking on foodtech
How does Montfort Brain Monitor bring neurology monitoring to our home?
Co-founder and CTO of Montfort Brain Monitor, Dima Gershman, discussed neurology and telehealth at the Poalim Hi-Tech and Calcalist Road Show
Meet the three different types of online shoppers
At the Poalim Hi-Tech and Calcalist Road Show, Tali Bezalel, Founder and CEO of Selectika, shared some online insights on our purchase habits
echo3D: “The metaverse is already here.”
Speaking at Poalim Hi-Tech and Calcalist Road Show, the cloud platform for 3D applications spoke about our 3D futures online and in reality
Despite Omicron, shoppers are rushing back to physical stores
Speaking at the Poalim Hi-Tech and Calcalist Roadshow, Pairzon Founder and CEO Galit Arizon dispels rumors of an empty high street
“It’s the best time to be in this business and definitely the best time to be an entrepreneur”
Speaking at the Poalim Hi-Tech and Calcalist Roadshow, VC leaders from OurCrowd, Grove Ventures, Team8, and Glilot Capital shared insights about the sector and the Israeli ecosystem
Blings.io crowned as winner of StartUp+ competition
The Israeli company has developed a platform for creating dynamic and interactive videos and beat out second-place finisher Luminescent, which manufactures a small, efficient, and inexpensive engine
StartUp+ Competition 2021: High tech leaders reveal their mistakes on the way to glory
Calcalist and Poalim Hi-Tech’s competition brought together senior figures in the Israeli high tech industry and they spoke to Calcalist about their greatest wins and losses, and the lessons they learned on the way to becoming the next big success story
“Israeli tech’s next phase will be an era of decacorns”
While not over yet, 2021 has been a record-breaking year for Israeli high-tech. Could 2022 be even better? CTech gathered top investors to find out
Entrepreneurs golden tips: Keep work-life balance, and choose your first clients wisely
Leading entrepreneurs share their experience ahead of the final stage of Calcalist’s Startup+ competition, sponsored by Poalim Hi-Tech
Helping the body, soul, and world
Early detection of breast cancer, lowering the use of pesticides, and unjamming traffic. Those are just a few of the many solutions that qualified for the semifinals of StartUp+, Calclist and Poalim Hi-Tech’s Startup competition. Only five will qualify for the final
"If you want innovation you must support young entrepreneurs"
The second edition of Calcalist's Startup+ competition in collaboration with Poalim Hi-Tech is getting underway. Tomer Notkin, Poalim Hi-Tech Business Center Manager: "It is important to encourage early-stage companies"
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