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Palo Alto Networks in advanced negotiations to acquire Dig Security in $300-$400 million deal
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Fhenix raises $7 million Seed for confidential blockchain powered by homomorphic encryption
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Palo Alto Networks in negotiations to acquire Talon Cyber Security in $600 million deal
“Cisco and SentinelOne never engaged in due diligence concerning a potential acquisition”
Palo Alto Networks Founder: "Only a few dominant players will survive the cyber consolidation"
Number of Israeli Gen AI startups more than doubles in six months
HR platform HiBob raises $150 million at $2.7 billion valuation
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Urban living reimagined or tech takeover? The divisive private city venture
The widow of Steve Jobs, the founder of LinkedIn and former CEO of GitHub, are just a few of the tech entrepreneurs involved in the initiative to develop a mega-private city in the Montezuma Hills in California
How does CADY tackle errors in electrical schematics?
The company has raised a total of $4 million to improve the product design process
IDF computing unit alumni providing community to early-stage startups in a time of crisis
The Mamram Alumni Association accelerator program and co-working space are some of the ways it hopes to boost morale in an increasingly difficult climate
The Millennium compendium: Where finance meets tech - and math
In an exclusive interview from their brand-new 45th floor offices overlooking Tel Aviv, Millennium’s Emmanuel Lanzmann and Itay Lotan reveal why a $58B+ AUM global alternative investment management firm opened an office in the heart of the Startup Nation, and how they believe the key to success in the financial world is tech innovation
Fiverr CEO: "We are witnessing the worst value destruction in Israel's history"
"Can you even understand how it feels to know that in two months we have destroyed 30 years of work?” says Fiverr CEO Micha Kaufman
“People don't understand how traumatic it is”: Stories from laid-off techies
CTech spoke to four former techies who were impacted by the ongoing layoffs occurring in Startup Nation
“It is not for Silicon Valley leaders or tech startups to determine the future of our democracy”
Norms are being smashed by private tech companies and governments have finally decided to catch up.
“R&D centers do not produce much for the state of Israel”
Former chairman of the National Economic Council, Prof. Eugene Kandel, has surprisingly harsh criticism of the high number of high-tech R&D centers in Israel. He states that this is one of the causes of the high-tech manpower crisis. “It was important that Google & Microsoft come here, however, today there are over 400 companies and we are already on the map”
12 professional podcasts every tech employee should have in their favorites
The Israeli tech community loves to consume and create podcasts. These are the local professional podcasts in English you shouldn't miss out on
“A mess is great if you want to innovate, but it undermines the ability to become truly big”
After gaining experience in security consulting and in the health industry, David Chinn, Managing Partner at McKinsey Israel, has his sights set on the local high-tech industry with new methods and pricing that suits startup budgets
"Saving the bees is nothing short of a challenge to save humankind"
“Bees are the center of humankind’s food supply, and they’re dying,” said Batel Vallentine Blaish-Sultanik, the CBO of BeeHero during Calcalist’s Cloud and Data conference
Israel institutions' high-tech investments jump five-fold to $900 million in 2021
The rise came on the back of the Israel Innovation Authority's push in 2020 to encourage more institutional investment in tech by providing a government-backed safety net
High-tech continues to blossom, but the rest of Israel’s economy can’t keep up
While the high-tech sector is skyrocketing, national welfare expenses in Israel have declined compared to other OECD countries, expanding the already wide gaps between tech employees and the rest
Salesforce exec sheds light on ‘Change Management’ theory
Itai Margalit joined CTech to discuss digital transformation and how companies can prepare for the future.
“Emerging Israeli technologies will transform old age as we know it”
Keren Etkin, founder and CEO of AgeLabIL, was speaking at an event at Shenkar College focused on finding tech solutions for aging demographic population
Spacecom, Israeli government to invest NIS 400 million in space tech incubator
The “Earth & Beyond” incubator will be the first of its kind in Israel and will provide space tech and communications startups with funding to develop deep-tech
Big in Taiwan: Israel's tech sector's connection to “Asia’s Silicon Valley”
Meital Margulis Lin and Rani Shifron
"The Israeli Startup Nation and the Taiwanese Scale-Up Nation complete each other, and the combination of the two will accelerate the development and growth of both," write Meital Margulis Lin and Rani Shifron
Selling out? Why startup employees are dumping their options
Some Israeli hi-tech employees seem to be in a hurry to unload their company options as quickly as they can, even at the cost of compromising on their startup's valuation. Could this be one of the first signs of air starting to escape from the startup bubble?
Google to invest $25 million over next five years to diversify Israeli tech workforce
Google’s newest initiative builds upon its existing programs and partnerships which include Adva, a two-year computer science training program for ultra-Orthodox seminary girls, as well as a program beginning this month to integrate final year Arab engineering students into high-tech in collaboration with Tsofen
Camels vs Unicorns: Investors wary of cash burning companies
Following the sharp fall in the Nasdaq, growth rate is still an important parameter, but it's not everything. Investors are keeping a keen eye on the rate of cash burning to see if companies behave like thrifty camels rather than cash-thirsty unicorns
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