Passing the torch

“We cannot hold a torch to light another’s path without brightening our own.” — Ben Sweetland I’ve been incredibly lucky to be able to start things both in my personal life and professional career. I love the rush of creating… Continue Reading

The Story of Techbikers (You can Play a role too)

Techbikers 2013

This is the story of Techbikers. When you want something, all the universe conspires in helping you to achieve it. Techies, community and charity, coming together for a higher purpose. Continue Reading

Thank you Israel for welcoming our British startup (Guest post)

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Guest post by Daniel Abrahams, founder of CurrencyTransfer. I’ve always been intrigued by the success of the ‘Startup Nation.’ In this post, I want to share my story. That of a British startup which naively arrived for three months in Tel Aviv and hasn’t looked back since. Continue Reading

Words of Encouragement for European Startups

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The Eurozone is in crisis – GDP numbers point to the worst recession since 1999 and major economies are shrinking. That said, the startup ecosystems are growing and have lot to be optimistic about. I urge founders to also consider the good news and take on a more positive outlook based on “this is water”‘ by David Foster Wallace. Continue Reading

2013 is My Year of Learning – What Have I Learned This Week?

I decided to make “Learning”, my top new year’s resolution for 2013. Because things can get a bit hectic at work and life sometimes, we don’t always register what we learn on a daily basis. This is an attempt to capture my lessons from the past week. Continue Reading

Startups Start Local But Go Global. Is Europe Included?

Eze Vidra and Yossi Vardi Tel Aviv cities summit

Last week I had the pleasure of speaking at the Cities Summit Tel Aviv, in a session moderated by Mr Yossi Vardi. The topic was the “Innovative code” of cities. My talk focused on London and its ability to become a startup center in Europe. In a nutshell, London has all the components it needs to succeed. Continue Reading