What do you know about Consumer startups in Israel?

Consumer startups in Israel

What do you know about Israeli B2C startups? In this post I shine a spotlight on the consumer segment in Israel and explore the trends in consumer tech in Israel. Continue Reading

DTC startups disrupting traditional brands

Direct-To-Consumer, or DTC in short,  are products or services that are financed, designed, produced, marketed, distributed and sold by the same company. They bypass the middleman and connect directly to consumers. Others call them Digitally-Native Vertically-Integrated brands (DNVB). The appeal is simple… Continue Reading

Updated Israeli startup landscape maps – 2018

Israel industry 4.0 startup landscape

Startup landscape maps remain, in my opinion, one of the best ways to quickly scan an industry vertical and understand how it breaks down into sub sectors. In this post I collected the Israeli startup landscape maps for AI, Braintech, food tech, industry 4.0, Retail tech, self driving, brain tech and more. Continue Reading

Israeli Technologies for the Elderly

We live longer lives – the number of Americans over 65 will double by 2060, according to a report by the Population Research Bureau. But statistically, we will suffer from health issues, loss of independence and loneliness. Technology can play a role in supporting the elderly in retaining independence, monitor their health conditions and liver a longer, less lonely life. There are more than 85 startups in Israel addressing the elderly, here’s a selection of the more promising ones. Continue Reading

Flight of the BAT: Chinese Tech Charging Ahead

We seem to have hit an inflection point as more VC funding went to China than the US in Q2 2018. Baidu, Alibaba and Tencent are investing billions in innovation and have a play in seemingly every sector of technology. But what would it take for American companies to succeed in China or Chinese companies to succeed in America? And will trade tariffs slow up growth? Continue Reading

What’s new in Israeli AdTech and Martech?

Israeli ad tech landscape

The level of innovation in adtech and martech seems to be accelerating despite the challenges and limited funding available for the space, partly because they are less reliant on external funding for growth. It’s a crowded space, so this posts examines the latest trends and interesting innovations in Israeli advertising technology. Continue Reading

30 Israeli startups in Gartner’s Cool Vendor 2018 List

Israeli Gartner Cool Vendors 2018

Every January, Gartner analysts nominate vendors that have the potential to transform their markets, regardless of their level of funding or the size of the company. Vendors aren’t able to apply and don’t know they are even being considered, as… Continue Reading