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Maayan Ziv, shown at an Ottawa event leading up to the Jerusalem trip.

What Canada can Learn from Israel’s Entrepreneurial Ethos

Maybe we need a little more chutzpah. And more venture capital. And new thinking … In the heart of the Old City of Jerusalem sits a ruined citadel called David’s Tower. Fought over by King
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MUNI WORLD 2018 – Tel Aviv – February 13-15

MUNI WORLD 2018 GLOBAL BRAINSTORM ON SMART CITY CHALLENGES AND THREATS MUNI WORLD is an annual offline think tank focused on brainstorming key challenges and threats facing Smart Cities. Digital, Technical and Information Officers from
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Canadian Entrepreneur Heads to Israel to Share Accessibility App

Maayan Ziv has been something of an entrepreneur her entire life. Not necessarily the “develop a product and bring it to market” sort of entrepreneur; more the “see a problem, find a solution” type of
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Port city of Ashdod Seeks to be at Forefront of ‘Smart City’ Push

Ashdod, which aims to become a test bed for smart transport solutions, calls on cities to join forces to crack puzzle of future mobility The city of Ashdod is calling upon cities globally to join
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Autonomous Cars Create ‘Huge’ Opportunity for Israeli Tech, Report Says

The car manufacturing industry is undergoing a huge transformation after having been free of significant disruptions for about 100 years, since the first mass-manufactured car was marketed by Ford Corp. in 1903. The first change
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A revolutionary new artificial cornea could one day restore sight to millions of people around the world. Photo via

Israeli Company Unveils Revolutionary Artificial Cornea

CorNeat Vision develops new nanotech solution that could one day help restore sight to millions who have gone blind due to diseases of the cornea. An early-stage Israeli ophthalmic medical devices startup has developed a
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Hometalk’s Jerusalem staff includes immigrants from nine different countries.

How Israel’s Hometalk grew to dominate the DIY space

Based in Jerusalem, Hometalk has quietly become the most popular online community for home-improvement do-it-yourselfers across the world. Israel has a well-deserved reputation as a leader in developing deep technologies: cybersecurity, laser-operated sensors for self-driving
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High-tech Execs Dominate List of 100 Most Influential People in Israeli Economy

The huge influence of the high-tech sector is clear in the latest TheMarker Magazine list of Israelis with the most influence on the local economy. High-tech executives landed all of the spots on the list
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Why Does Israel Have a Competitive Advantage in FinTech?

Dorel Blitz is a key player in shifting and shaping the landscape of Israel’s FinTech industry. He possesses over ten years of cutting-edge business technology, banking, and investment experience. Dorel gained his earlier experience serving
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PMA - Israel Delegation Invitation

Showcasing Israel’s Agriculture and AgriTech

    Agriculture This October 19-21st Israel will have a delegation of companies showcasing Israel’s fresh produce and agricultural technologies at the PMA Fresh Summit in New Orleans. Please click here to view
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