Venture capital in Hebrew literally translates to “danger capital”. However, many Israeli entrepreneurs will tell you, that Israeli VC funds do all but taking risks. Despite the wealth of startups, Israel typically has a lower volume of deals. In the past month, three Israeli venture funds have announced financing rounds.
This is not a coincidence [...]
If you are running an internet startup in the US, chances are that you have been nominated or chosen for some kind of award in a startup competition in the past year. The same goes for Israel, but it happens less often and usually with limited visibilty from abroad.
On May 19-20, Globes, DEMO and Red Herring will be holding a startup competition at the Israel Venture Association (IVA) conference. Each startup will have six minutes to present and the winner will receive automatic entry as a finalist at Demo Germany, a profile on Red [...]
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