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Israel Trade & Economic Office

U.S. Southern Region

Wrap-up: Israeli Showcase & Networking Event during SXSW Interactive 2014

category: General, Investment
This year at SXSW, our office hosted a fantastic networking event featuring 10 Israeli start-ups in Austin, TX during the annual South by Southwest Music and Interactive Festival. Our gathering at SXSW 2014
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Israel’s SXSW 2014 Networking Event Will be Huge Fun!

category: General
In what promises to be the most fun and informative event yet in Israel’s participation in the iconic Austin, Texas event, SXSW Interactive, multiple Israeli technology companies will be present as well as a live
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Israeli Economy Shows Growth in Second Quarter – Gas Production has Positive Impact

The Israeli economy grew by a surprisingly strong 5.1% in annual terms during the second quarter, according to figures released Sunday by the Central Bureau of Statistics. The growth marked a rebound after
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Showcase of Innovative Israeli Start Ups Attract Interest from Prominent Investors in Houston

We are honored to report that the Houston event as part of the 2nd Annual Trendlines U.S. Road Show was successful in giving early-stage Israeli companies the opportunity to actualize their ideas and
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Channel 4 clip review’s Israel’s hi-tech industry

category: Energy, General
What makes Israel the world’s “Silicon Valley”?  Channel 4’s Benjamin Cohen reports from Israel, meets with hi-tech entrepreneurs, visits Google’s Israel office, and looks at how Israel’s hi-tech industry is progressing. The clip talks about
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Blackstone – the world’s largest fund – comes to Israel

category: General
According to YnetNews, the Blackstone investment fund, the wold’s largest, listed on Wall Street as having a $7.7 billion market cap, is holding advanced talks with Israel’s Markstone over
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GE plans further investments in Israel, cites Israel as “best country for innovation”

category: General, Medical
General Electric will continue to invest in Israeli health care and cleantech and search for new opportunities in software and other areas, the Jerusalem Post reports after interviewing GE senior
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