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Israel Trade & Economic Office, Embassy of Israel

Southern Africa

Electroad takes top honors at EnergyVest startup competition

The race for efficient, implementable alternative energy solutions was evident this week at EnergyVest, the startup competition which took place during the Eilat Eilot Renewable and Clean Energy conference, in Eilat November 28th. The
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Paykey Wins Demo Contest at Bank Innovation Israel

category: software, Start-ups
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Israel’s Check Point Reveals: More Than 1 Million Google Accounts Hacked By ‘Gooligan’ Virus

This major security breach infects 13,000 Android devices every day, Israeli cyber-security firm Check Point says. Israel’s Check Point Reveals: More Than 1 Million Google Accounts Hacked By ‘Gooligan’ Virus  
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Magisto leads Deloitte Israel Fast50 tech ranking

Top spots rounded out by AnyClip, Taboola, Crossrider and Trax on list of 50 tech firms with fastest revenue growth, Deloitte says. Take a look at the Times of Israel article by Shoshana Solomon
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Huge Israeli presence at Africa’s biggest telecom conference

More than 40 Israeli companies participated in Africacom, Africa’s biggest Telecom conference and show, which took place in Cape Town mid-November. Israeli companies are considered world leaders when it comes to telecommunication and there are
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Israel Agri Seminar in Limpopo – great success

150 farmers and agro related business men and women gathered in Polokwane last week. They heard from a variety of leading Israeli agro-tech companies. Topics covered included water saving irrigation techniques, green house and undercover farming,
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Edwards Lifesciences Buys Israel’s Valtech Cardio For Up To $1 Billion

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Private equity investment jumps

IVC-Shibolet: Private equity deal-making jumped to $1.7 billion in the third quarter of 2016, the highest quarterly amount in the past two years. Read more about it in the Globes Article here  
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Daimler to open Israeli R&D center

The center will also scout for investment opportunities in technology companies relevant to the car industry.  
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Fuel Choices Summit

PM Netanyahu’s addresses the Fuel Choices Summit

PM Netanyahu: We stand at the cusp of an energy revolution. The monopoly of crude oil will end. And as a result, we’ll have a safer, cleaner, more sustainable world.  Prime Minister Benjamin
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