Tag Archives: Middle East

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.

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.

The Ultimate Startups

Who will invest in the ultimate startups – the places where the magic begins? Those entrepreneurs have to start somewhere, and that somewhere is in school. Companies like Rad Communications and Radware, who were once startups themselves, take the longer view and invest in the country's true “startups”: Elementary schools, high schools, and universities.

Israel’s Show of Shows

Two recent exhibitions - the High-Tech Industry Association Conference, and the Israel Life Sciences Industry BioMed show - portrayed Israel's great contributions to making the world a better place, and the progress yet to come.

A Call to Hi-Tech Duty

When the GSM Association – sponsors of next week’s Mobile World Congress in Barcelona – hands out awards, it splits the world into four regions, presenting top prizes to the …

Multinational R&D Centers as Startups

Posted in r & d, on May 3, 2009 by David Shamah
Like a startup, an R&D center is expected to be innovative, flexible, and to generate new investments for its owners, which essentially acts as a combined VC fund and angel for the R&D "startup." And that's how Avraham Credi, Director of the local Motorola Design Center and a Vice President of Motorola Israel, sees it.

Doing Something About the Weather

Dr. Barry Lynn of Weather-It-Is has a better way to predict the weather - and can pinpoint a forecast specifically for your neighborhood. Successful weather prediction is a function of two things, says Dr. Lynn - processing power, and an accurate forecasting model. And he's got both!