Tag Archives: Israel

Moving Beyond the Startup Nation

‘Tis the season for tech shows in Israel. Last week there was the ILSI-BioMed show, and this Wednesday and Thursday there’s the High Tech Industry Association Annual Conference 2011 (not …

Making “Fast Food” Really Fast

Tapingo wants to enable fast-food fressers in Israel, and around the world, to get their breakfasts, lunches and dinners as quickly and efficiently as possible, without wasting an excess moment on the operation.

An Israeli Flag in the Cloud

You would think that it was discovered one day out of the blue a couple of years ago by Google and Amazon. Of course, you have to give those two giants their due; but the cloud, and SAAS, has many other important players – one of them being Israeli startup Clarizen. It may not be Amazon S3, but Clarizen has helped plant an Israeli flag up in the cloud – and the company is actually one of the more successful cloud companies out there.

Making a Monkey Out of Kids, Worldwide

You may not know it, but Israel is the birthplace of one of the cartoon world's up and coming stars – Monkey, a fun friend who will have your kids singing, dancing, and learning. And it's all thanks to Yuval Levy, Smartoonz CEO and inventor, who came up with the cute characters on "Monkey See, Monkey Do," now being seen by kids all over the world.

Hi-Tech Hasbara

Israel dedicates large amounts of time, money and energy explaining its political positions to an often-hostile world. Perhaps it would be more effective if Israel explained to skeptics just how much the hi-tech innovation that the country has been responsible for has helped the world.

Hi-Tech Zionism in Action

Besides running a business, Nisim Nisimian, CEO of Eurotech, have probably done more to help Israel than half a dozen hack politicians. By being located in Rosh HaPina, in Israel's far north, and by having extensive trade ties with nearly every country in the Arab world, Eurotech helps advance two important principles of modern Zionism.

Helping Vendors Get Real Money for Virtual Goods

Israeli startup Plimus, which works with thousands of of vendors and affiliates who sell virtual goods all over the internet, is now the world's largest independent online reseller of virtual goods. Vendors have flocked to Plimus – giving it some $200 million in sales for 2010, with the company growing in terms of vendors and sales some 40%-50% in each of the past five years.

Small Nano-Science Applications Could Be Israel’s Next Big Hi-Tech Move

Posted in gaming, on Nov 9, 2010 by David Shamah
There's hi-tech, and then there's high level hi-tech – and on that level, you find Israel's fledgling nanotechnology industry. And, according to many experts, nanotech is Israel's next big hi-tech move.

Researchers, Startups Help Keep the Din Down

Besides being unhealthy, excessive noise makes it hard to work. Israeli researchers, led by Bar Ilan University, and a number of startups in the country are doing groundbreaking work in getting rid of the "static" and annoying noises that interfere with real communication - both over the internet, and in real life.

Winning the Wedding Sweepstakes

As weddings become more expensive, young couples - and their families - go further into hock to finance them. How can families and couples with a million other expenses pay for a modern wedding - short of robbing a bank? Avi Blum of Win-Win Wedding has a better and safer way - join of his site's auctions, and win yourself a top-class wedding!