HTIA 2012 – 18 startups present in Israeli accelerators demo day

During HTIA 2012, for the first time ever, 18 startups from three of Israel’s all-star startup accelerators (DreamIt, The Junction and Microsoft Accelerator) gave five minute pitches to a full house of technology enthusiasts and the like. Continue Reading

From Israel to Pakistan, Community is Key When Building a Startup (Google I/O)

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In this Google I/O session, “It’s a Startup World”, moderated by my talented colleague Bridgette Sexton, a panel of international startup community leaders shared some of the best practices from their experience. The panel included Erik Hersman (Kenya ,founder of iHub), Eden Shochat (Israel, founder of, VC at Genesis, founder of The Junction), Jon Bradford (UK/Ireland, founder of Springboard), Jeffery Paine (Singapore, Golden Gate Ventures) and Jehan Ara (Pakistan). Continue Reading

Attention Israeli Entrepreneurs: TechAviv Angels Launches

Yaron Samid’s TechAviv, the most extensive Israeli start up meetup group in Israel and the US, has announced the launch of a new angel network today. TechAviv Angels is an informal group of Israel’s ‘top dogs’ media founders, that grouped together… Continue Reading