French President Hollande Leads Delegation to Meet Israeli Startups

French President Hollande, Israel's President Peres and Prime Minister Netanyahu hold a robot snake in Tel Aviv

Francois Hollande, President of France, led a delegation this week of 260 senior French executives and government officials to Israel for the 2nd annual France-Israel Innovation Day. The objective was to connect French companies with innovative Israeli startups. Continue Reading

HTIA 2012 – The Current VC Vibe in Israel

“Financing in Times of Uncertainty” Roundtable Session, HTIA 2012 Conference by IATI

On a macro level, VC funding for the most part hasn’t really changed. We’ve seen some pretty good years recently, with VC funding in Israel reaching an all-time high in 2011 at a record $2.2 billion in VC investment. While overall this is quite impressive, only 24% of VC investment in Israel actually came from Israeli VCs. Continue Reading

Invest in Israel Newsletter October 2011 Edition

Invest in israel VC Cafe

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.  For the Invest in Israel archive, click here. COMMUNICATIONS GIANT ARRIS… Continue Reading

Invest in Israel Newsletter April 2011 Edition

Invest in Israel

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. See the April 2011 edition after the jump. Continue Reading