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

Invest in Israel Newsletter January 2012

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. These are the top headlines for January 2012. Continue Reading

Israelis Getting More Recognition for Brain than their Brawn

Seeing no borders, Daniel “Danny” Shechtman made his award winning discovery of quasi-crystals while working at the U.S. National Bureau of Standards. He is a graduate of the Technion in Haifa, Israel, and currently divides his time teaching and researching at Iowa State, U.S. Department of Energy’s Ames, and the Technion. Continue Reading