Startup Nation

20 stories about Startup Nation
Hila Moran

Leveraging opportunities for women in high-tech: A beacon of optimism for Startup Nation

29.05.24|Moran Massad Hadar, Hilla Ovil Brenner
"Women's innate strengths in creative thinking, emotional intelligence, and collaborative leadership, are invaluable assets in a landscape increasingly dominated by AI-driven decision-making," write Moran Massad Hadar and Hilla Ovil Brenner
Meir Adi Valoo

Startup Nation rallies for child survivors of October 7 with tech stock fund

16.05.24|James Spiro
The goal is to secure stock donations from 100 Israeli tech companies by the end of 2024 which will convert to cash during liquidity events, exits, and IPOs.
Top 50 2024 logo

The 50 most promising Israeli startups - 2024

13.05.24|Meir Orbach, Sophie Shulman
Economic slowdown, judicial overhaul, fleeing investors, October 7, and a war. By any measure, the past year was the most difficult in the history of local high-tech, making this year's 50 most promising startups the epitome of excellence.
כוחות צה"ל ב רצועת עזה מלחמה בעזה חרבות ברזל 20.11.23

Global coalition launches platform to help Startup Nation in wartime

21.11.23|James Spiro
‘Circles of Dialogue’ is an online platform and community network dedicated to supporting the Israeli tech ecosystem impacted by the Israel-Hamas war.
Moran Massad Hadar

Startup crossroads: Navigating the risks of dual identities in Israeli innovation

21.09.23|Moran Massad
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
נעם קנטי EY

Startup nation must grow up

26.04.23|Noam Canetti
The transition from a development-based start-up nation to a high-tech country that is home to the management of international companies is already happening. But first, we must solve this current crisis
Most Promising Israeli Startups

The 50 most promising Israeli startups - 2023

25.04.23|Meir Orbach and Sophie Shulman
With the fall in venture capital investments removing the background noise, this year’s list of the 50 most promising Israeli startups highlights the companies with a real profit model
עובדי גוגל משרדי גוגל בארצות הברית 2

Meet the Israeli startups joining Google’s Growth Lab

Ten local companies from different verticals are joining the sixth cohort of the tech giant's exclusive program
Israel Poland

Poland wooing Israeli high-tech with promise of EU market

30.10.22|James Spiro
Government schemes are encouraging Startup Nation to look at the country for affordable talent and access to the trading bloc
Hila Leizerovich ThinkUp BiblioTech

CTech’s Book Review: The inherent traits that create Startup Nation

07.09.22|Hila Leizerovich
Hila Leizerovich, Co-Founder, CXO, and Director of Product Strategy at ThinkUp, shares insights after reading "Chutzpah: Why Israel Is a Hub of Innovation and Entrepreneurship” by Inbal Arieli
Suarez Sunset Series

Miami Mayor: “Crypto was our slingshot against the Silicon Valley Goliath”

19.07.22|James Spiro
Mayor Suarez joined Jacob Helberg and Aleph General Partner Michael Eisenberg for a talk at the Tel Aviv Stock Exchange
הוועידה הלאומית הכלכלית סם סלמאן יו"ר ושותף מייסד Huminn

"Let's champion what we can do here in Israel to scale things"

12.07.22|James Spiro
Sam Salman, Founder of Huminn, spoke at Calcalist’s National Economic Conference about some of the ways Israeli companies can scale up to become giants
Izhar Shay Ctech Unicorn Forum

“We are in a crisis - we should get used to saying the word”

30.06.22|James Spiro
Izhar Shay, Former Minister of Science and Technology of Israel and Chairman of the Board at Peak Ventures, talks about Israel’s future in uncertain times
Meir Valman

Why do they keep investing?

21.06.22|Meir Valman
Among the leading VCs, it was often two or even one investment that generated the vast majority of returns in one fund and cemented their reputation, writes Meir Valman
נפתלי בנט ועידת ניו יורק וידאו

PM Bennett: The startup nation’s next mission is to solve global problems

16.11.21|Elihay Vidal
In a video addressing Calcalist’s Mind the Tech NY 2021, the Israeli premier urged conference attendees to “harness the power of your imagination and dream big”
Michael Oren

What is the role of Startup Nation in Israel’s next 100 years?

10.11.21|James Spiro
CTech spoke to former Israeli Ambassador to the U.S Michael Oren about his ambitious manifesto, Israel 2048
עובדי גוגל משרדי גוגל בארצות הברית 2

Meet the Israeli startups joining Google’s Growth Lab

Ten local companies from different verticals are joining the fifth cohort of the tech giant's exclusive program
גמר פודטק – הכרזת הזוכים וידאו

Cultured meat takes center stage at Calcalist and Tnuva FoodTech 2021 competition

19.10.21|Maayan Manela
First place winner, ProFuse Technology, and second place Alfred’s Food-Tech both operate in the cultured meat field. “Israel is becoming a powerhouse in the field of foodtech and agrotech,” said Tnuva CEO
הפניות תחרות סטארטאפים 2021 מובייל

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
Gael Escribe, CEO of Nexus Automotive International

NEXUS Automotive CEO: Innovation is in the blood of Israelis

28.08.21|Daniel Farber-Ball
Gael Escribe is impressed with the Israeli ecosystem, which explains why the group he leads co-founded Mobilion, a local VC investing in the automotive industry headed by Avi Feldman