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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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MuniWorld-Israel-2018

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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Israeli Agritech: A Force [of Nature] to be Reckoned With

The roots of Israel’s Agritech sector are older than the state itself: twelve of Israel’s largest Agritech companies were created before the country even officially came into being in 1948. Recently, however, the sector has
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Canadian, Australian Stock Markets Vie for Israel Tech Firm Listings

Toronto Stock Exchange officials visit Israel to drum up business from local technology companies looking to raise public funds abroad.  The Nasdaq and the New York Stock exchange may the most aspired-to destinations for many
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Canadian Venture Capital Fund Completes Additional Investment in Israeli High-tech Security Firm

The Awz HLS Fund invests $4.5 million in NanoLock Security TORONTO, Oct. 24, 2017 /CNW/ – The Awz Homeland Security Fund (the “Fund”), a Canadian venture capital fund that invests exclusively in leading-edge Israeli cyber
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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 Shutterstock.com

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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File photo of a large TD sign on the side of the Ernst & Young Tower at TD Centre, flanked by other bank towers.

TD to Open Cybersecurity Office in Tel Aviv

Toronto-Dominion Bank is opening a new office in Tel Aviv to tap Israel’s cybersecurity talent as companies of all stripes race to fortify their defences amid mounting threats. Jeff Henderson, TD’s chief information officer, says
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