In a survey released this week by Google and BCG, among the 11 countries surveyed, Israelis ascribed the most value to their online media. The value that Israeli consumers attach to online media suggests that business models will need to rapidly adapt to this new environment.
Games are the new frontier in education bringing players an array of brain exercise: test your recall, help you practice a skill, give you feedback on how well you’re progressing, and much more besides.
There are a lot of decisions to make when launching a new product. Ultimately, your audience knows best what they like, but you rarely have a chance to get their real feedback before you put something out there. This is why I recently fell in love with ProductHunt (PH).
How to get the first users to your startup and spread the word using growth hacking techniques.
The healthcare sector is undergoing historic transition, spurred by the reforms of Obamacare and innovation in mobile, digital and nano technology. This VC Cafe post by Levi Shapiro covers a high level view on the trends in mHealth and eHealth.
From a modest $200 million in bi-lateral trade in 1992 (when diplomatic relations were established), India-Israeli trade surpassed $6 billion in 2012-13. This number is projected to double with the passage of a Free Trade Agreement.
The Cloud has transformed the fundamental role of the IT department from business enabler to business innovator. Vendors that can enable IT Managers to assess risk, manage large data sets and analyze processes will be rewarded handsomely. In 2014, expect to see widespread implementation by IT departments of Platform (PaaS), Infrastructure (IaaS) and Software (SaaS) as a Service tools for scalable and cost-effective services.
SXSW can be a waste of time if your’e not careful. In this post, Levi Shapiro provides a few tips to get the ROI from the 21st anniversary of SXSW and how to meet the Israeli startups there!
As every month, VC Cafe is re-posting the “Invest in Israel” Newsletter, published by the investment promotion center of Israel’s Ministry of Industry, Trade and Labor, which offers many helpful tools for prospecting investors. In this first edition of 2014, the highlight is in the 2013 performance of VC-backed companies in Israel, reaching a decade record in return.
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