Indeed, it enabled him to co-found his US based media company TechTalk with his partner Ronald R. Hans, who is a seasoned technology veteran based in New York. The company, which produces other independent titles within tech, science and lifestyle, has offices in LA, New York City, London and Tel Aviv.
Since arriving to Israel in 2006, the multi-talented, single, eligible businessman has continued to share his business acumen by providing strategic direction and Western resources to several leading Israeli start-ups, some of which are referred to in Dan Tenor’s bestseller The Start-up Nation.
Having come from a formal cultural lifestyle in London, Tel Aviv is a real breath of fresh air. When he is not traveling around the world filming, he really appreciates the city’s combination of business dynamism, exceptional restaurants and scenery. “ Having a business meeting in the morning, filming in the afternoon and attending a party on the beach in the evening is a real treat. I never dreamed it could all happen in one city.”
Season one of TechTalk, which begins airing in November, focuses exclusively on Israeli companies, followed by New York and Los Angeles for seasons two and three respectively.
“We chose Israel to launch the show, as it is the start-up nation and the only location on earth that has such a vibrant mix of innovators and technologies in one space,” he said.
Without giving away too much, Caplan is excited about another upcoming project, combining A-List Celebrities, augmented reality, and using green tech to address global and sustainability issues. “This is going to be our legacy project,” he says. “We are creating a unique platform and vessel to accelerate the development of world-changing technologies. This is a venture that will be incredibly impactful to everyone on the planet.”