Shaul Olmert

20 stories about Shaul Olmert
שאול אולמרט Piggy

Navigating challenges and fostering solidarity: Supporting the high-tech industry in times of turmoil

11.06.23|Shaul Olmert
"Above all, the main challenge during this period is not only practical but also emotional. Listening, showing empathy, and offering goodwill can work wonders during difficult times,” writes Shaul Olmert
יום השיבוש הלאומי הפגה מחאה הייטקיסטים הייטק הרצליה

Demonstration nation: Business unusual

05.03.23|Shaul Olmert
Concerned for Israel’s future in light of the government’s pending judicial coup, for many in Israel’s high-tech world, including Shaul Olmert, protesting while working has become the new normal
Shaul Olmert at the doorway of his new office

Hop on the bandwagon or stay the course? A startup’s dilemma

03.01.23|Shaul Olmert
While it’s tempting to drop everything and follow the twinkling star in the market’s sky at a given moment, Shaul Olmert warns startups that trends sometimes disappear as quickly as they appear
שאול אולמרט Piggy

Mobile content creation app Piggy raises $7.7 million Seed funding led by Insight Partners

22.11.22|Meir Orbach
The Israeli startup has developed a platform that enables users to create documents, presentations, invitations, and more, directly from their mobile phones
מוסף שבועי 10.11.22 תמונת שער יוניקורן

High-tech industry coming to terms with sobering reality

14.11.22|Roni Dori
With employees being fired, recruitment coming to a grinding halt, and traveling and parties being canceled, there seems to be little doubt that the age of abundance and excess in high-tech is over
עבודה מהבית וידאו

Bye-bye hybrid work? Not so fast

03.11.22|Shaul Olmert
If the global pandemic has taught us anything, it’s that the way we used to work might not have been the best way
שאול אולמרט Piggy

The presentation formulation

22.09.22|Shaul Olmert
In a company presentation, the foundation is critical. It forces the creator to be as precise as possible in their message, determine exactly what they want to say, and make sure that they have the best possible answers to questions about it
שאול אולמרט Piggy

The pivot spirit

02.08.22|Shaul Olmert
Risky as it may be, changing course is often not just good for startups, but necessary
פיטורים גל סבב פיטורים

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
מוסף שבועי 3.2.22 חברת היי טק ראפיד במסיבת גייוס עובדים עם די־ג'יי טייסטו

How to ensure fanfare doesn’t trump product

02.06.22|Shaul Olmert
The grand Hollywood-style celebrations startups are throwing for even minor milestones, lose sight of the big picture
שאול אולמרט Piggy

Why trying before building is essential to every startup

10.05.22|Shaul Olmert
“In startups, which are limited in resources, there is no choice but to use a little impudence, creativity, trial and error, to refine what is worth investing in and what is an idea that sounds good but is not yet ripe to invest in,” writes Shaul Olmert
שאול אולמרט מנכל ומייסד החזירים המעופפים

PMF: The Key to POC

15.03.22|Shaul Olmert
Before a startup rushes to reach the Proof of Concept stage, it should first tackle Product Market Fit
הסכם אי תחרות אנשי עסקים מתחרים

Competition: What is it good for?

16.02.22|Shaul Olmert
While competition certainly does make the business world go round, sometimes a perceived competitor isn’t actually that
איש עסקים מידע טכנולוגי

The link between business planning and preparing for battle

02.12.21|Shaul Olmert
When drawing a business plan, like on the battlefield, “things will happen unexpectedly,” writes Piggy CEO Shaul Olmert. However, “even if our business plan and forecasts are baseless, it is better to start with some foundation and adapt on the go.”
הסכם אי תחרות אנשי עסקים מתחרים

Even today, slow and steady wins the race

20.10.21|Shaul Olmert
“In a market largely driven by an ‘all or nothing’ mentality, it is no longer enough to showcase a quality product,” writes Shaul Olmert, however, “trying to convince investors, and yourself, that you have superpowers is a very bad idea”
סימון ביילס פרשה אולימפיאדה טוקיו

Israeli tech has a lot to learn from Simone Biles

01.08.21|Shaul Olmert
“In business, as in the Olympics, there is little room on the podium. A few reach great success and the majority are left with their wounds and the sacrifices they made,” writes Shaul Olmert
חדשנות יזמות סטארט אפ רעיונות יוזמה

The startup as a laboratory

14.07.21|Shaul Olmert
Startups should not decide too much, too soon, rather experiment and let the users and the market guide their way to success
טלפון גלישה רשתות חברתיות

Exposure, education and preservation: A user’s journey

24.06.21|Shaul Olmert
When startups plan to turn their users into marketers they need to make sure they are ready to represent
שאול אולמרט Piggy

Another turning point, a fork stuck in the road

20.05.21|Shaul Olmert
The time has come to pick a direction. We can’t continue development for much longer before determining a more precise direction for the future of our product and company