Promising Startups 2022
2022 VC Survey
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The 50 most promising Israeli startups - 2023
20 stories about Women Entrepreneurs
"If investors are disappointed with other sectors it’s a good time to explore FemTech"
Lawyer and FemTech advocate Tal Tirosh sat down with CTech to discuss challenges and insights regarding expanding investment in the booming sector and presented her 5 strategies to increase investment in FemTech
"My first job interview was two weeks after giving birth; a month later I started working"
Racheli Ganot, CEO and founder of the Ready Group, says that flexibility in the high-tech industry makes it very suitable for women
"Government needs to create an environment that allows women to succeed"
Kemi Badenoch, Secretary of State for Business and Trade in the UK Government and President of the Board of Trade and Minister for Women and Equalities, spoke at the Yazamiyot event for women entrepreneurs and said, "A level playing field brings more jobs, increases wages and grows the economy." At the event, three startups led by women were selected to participate in Calcalist's Mind the Tech London conference later this month
"When you come to the table without ego, you can set processes in motion"
Anat Guetta, Chairperson of the Israel Securities Authority, added that she believes “in the power of the individual to change reality and when the data is transparent, the call to action is clear.” Amalia Avramov of Amdocs noted: "In high-tech, the forces of innovation create a drive to create more equality"
"Having more women partners in VCs in Israel should be a non-gender mission”
Shahar Silis, Managing Director at Power in Diversity (PID), explains how she is assisting VC’s and startups in becoming more diverse, equitable and inclusive
“Being an entrepreneur is like jumping off a cliff and making your parachute as you are falling”
Dr. Kira Radinsky, CEO and co-founder at Diagnostic Robotics, shares her unique story and her need to solve problems that really matter
The founder bringing diversity to the workplace
Ilit Raz, CEO and founder of Joonko, was never good at school and yet her startup has raised $40 million to develop an automated sourcing platform focused solely on underrepresented candidates
Three possible reasons female entrepreneurship is not where it should be
While interviewing numerous female role models in tech, three answers continued to resurface in regard to where female gender bias comes from and how we can beat it
“The main issue is not succeeding or failing, it is feeling that you did something you are proud of”
Danielle Dafni, CEO & Co-founder of Peech.ai, shares her vision for video and her tips for success
Eynat Guez, Adi Tatarko and Daphne Koller named among Fortune’s “most powerful women in startups”
The three Israelis were honored in the list alongside Canva co-founder and CEO Melanie Perkins, as well as Skims founder Kim Kardashian
“People didn’t think I could make it as a female airline pilot, but I believed in myself”
Adva Amir, CEO & Co-founder of Direct and an airline pilot for Skywest Airlines, tells her story of adversity and what she thinks women should do in order to succeed
"Only 2% of startup funding is allocated to companies founded by women"
Keren Hod, Founder & CEO of WE Women Entrepreneurship, was speaking at a panel held as part of Calcalist’s Mind the Tech conference in New York
“If you really love what you do, don't give up. You can be a mother and have a career”
In an interview with CTech, Evelyn Landman, Co-Founder and CTO at ProteanTecs, discusses her current startup and shares her perspective on juggling a career and family life
“The fact we are female founders gave us motivation to keep going”
In an interview with CTech, Tamar Liberman, CEO & co-founder of It’s July, explains the importance of pivoting, how the high-tech ecosystem has changed, as well as her plans for the U.S. market
“I enter a room as an entrepreneur, CEO and co-founder, not as a woman”
In an interview with CTech, Racheli Danziger, co-founder & CEO at Detopp, shares her bootstrapped path to success and why she thinks gender doesn't matter
"I've had bad experiences with investors I'm sure wouldn't have happened if I wasn't a woman"
As she prepares to break into the NY market, Eliana Barbel, CEO & co-founder of Ellie, discusses her AI matchmaking bot and shares her experiences of being a female entrepreneur in a male dominated industry
The FemTech revolution: 7 Israeli companies making headlines in women’s health
From smart contraceptives to AI powered diagnosis, the global FemTech market size is expected to grow from $28B in 2021 to $33B in 2022 according to The Business Research Company
Israel’s high tech industry facing harsh reality of female underrepresentation
Only 9.4% of startups were founded by women, who account for only 20% of senior management positions in companies and 16.5% of partner roles at funds investing in Israeli high tech. “It will take a long time before these gaps close,” says Innovation Authority head
The femtech duo analyzing discharge to detect female-related diseases
Medical professionals often diagnose diseases based on bodily fluids, but vaginal discharge has long been considered taboo. “Most men don’t even know what it is,” say Dr. Shlomit Yehudai-Reshef and Dr. Inbal Zafir-Lavie, of Gina Life, who are developing a home-testing kit to detect a variety of diseases, from endometriosis to cervical cancer
Woman2Woman mentoring program encourages younger women to aim high
Opening event featured Chairwoman of the Israel Securities Authority, former head of the Central Bank, former Chief Scientist, among other notable female speakers
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