Israel & Japan: Konnichi Wa to Collaboration, Sayonara to Stagnation

Japan is the world’s #3 economy…but not for Israel. It is not even a top 10 trading partner. To strengthen bi-lateral trade, Avi Hasson, Chief Scientist and Chairman of the Israeli Innovation Authority, led a delegation of 11 Israeli IoT startups this… Continue Reading

Israel and India to Increase Trade 3-Fold, to $15 Billion per Year

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The goal of the ongoing Free Trade Agreement negotiation between India and Israel is to raise trade to $15 billion per year between the two countries by 2015. If you know of an Israeli company that is starting to do business in India, please let us know, we’d love to hear about you. Continue Reading

Invest in Israel Newsletter September 2011 Edition

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 September 2011 edition after the jump. For previous editions, click here. Continue Reading

Program Launched to Attract Institutional Investment to Israeli Venture Funds

The Israel Ministry of Finance and the the ministry of Industry, Trade and Labor have launched a new incentive program to attract institutional investment to funds who focus on Israel’s knowledge-intensive industries. Continue Reading