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‘Start-up’ Microsoft sees Israel as an inspiration

Microsoft is turning to the start-up nation for inspiration in reinventing itself as a start-up, according to the company’s local research and development chief, and as reported in the Times of Israel.  “In the

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Spring 2014 Shekel: Economic and financial trends in Israel, edited by the Ministry of Finance


Last week, our friends at the Israel Ministry of Finance in NYC published the Spring 2014 edition of SHEKEL, their quarterly economic newsletter. SHEKEL is edited by Sigalit Siag, chief of the finance

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Israeli nanotech set to make commercial leap – the latest trends from NanoIsrael 2014

Nanotechnology, in Israel and around the world, could be called a “verge” technology — as in, “it’s on the verge of breaking out into many industries, and revolutionizing them,” according to Israel’s Chief Scientist,

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OpportunIsrael March 2014 is here!

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The March 2014 edition of our monthly newsletter, OpportunIsrael, is out!  Highlights this month include technology and media events in NYC, wrap-ups from a numbverof technology delegations that visited our region, and exclusive tips on

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Exclusive Business Summits coming to North America (guestpost)

Ariel Remen and Udi Zinar check in with an exciting opportunity for executives looking to  network in this market: Exclusive Business Summits: Excellent environment. Sincere executives. Great business opportunities. Exclusive Business Summits (, specializing

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Water delegation visits West Virginia


West Virginia Water Delegation Earlier this year, a chemical leak in West Virginia resulted in an environmental disaster of historic proportions when 300,000 residents were left without clean water. Naturally, Israeli water

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Israel Dealmakers Summit & West Virginia water delegation (wrap-up)

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Last week,  a very, very busy Winter for the Israel Economic Mission concluded with two marquee events taking place in the Eastern United States one an annual tradition and the second a special event due

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Winter roundup: Game-changing Israeli technologies at RSA and MWC


This past February 24-27, two major Israeli delegations were stealing the spotlights at shows on opposite sides of the world. Mobile World Congress (MWC), a global mobile technology and telecom conference taking place

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‘My heart is in the East; #StartupNation is at SXSW’ (wrap-up)


(With Oded Grinstein) Every Spring,  SXSW, a music, media and innovation festival, attracts thousands to Austin, Texas. The pilgrims come from all walk of humanity: from places both local and far-flung;

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Israeli App Wins Best Social App At SXSW

Israeli startups are continuing to nab major prizes at the world’s biggest tech conferences. NoCamels reported that, following Wibbitz and CamMe’s wins as Best Mobile Publishing Product and Most

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