Invest in Israel Newsletter October 2010 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 October 2010 edition after the jump. For previous editions, click here. Continue Reading

Silicon Valley Tightens Connection With Israel

Many international guests gathered in Israel last week for three parallel occasions. The first was a business delegation of key industry executives from the Valley led by the Jewish Federation, including my mayor, San Francisco’s Gavin Newsom. In a video… Continue Reading

Invest in Israel: The February Newsletter

Today I received the latest newsletter provided by the investment promotion center of Israel’s Ministry of Industry, Trade and Labor. Below is the full newsletter,  for your reference. ISRAELI ECONOMY GREW BY 6.4% IN Q4 2007 Despite global slowdown, Israel’s… Continue Reading

Bitesize Monday: 8 Israeli Internet startup headlines for the week of 02.11.08 | VC Cafe

Last week’s top story was with no doubt Microsoft’s bid to acquire Yahoo. The plot was full of twists and drama, saved only to”Jurassic Park” style M&A deals like this one. Israel didn’t stand still last week, so I’ve gathered… Continue Reading

Rumors Confirmed: Yahoo! completes acquisition of Israel’s FoxyTunes, Spins “Yahoo Unlimited” to Rhapsody America

Amid turbulence of acquisition by Microsoft, News Corp, Private Equity funds and now a ‘help’ offer from  Google, Yahoo! is not resting on its laurels. Following almost a month of rumors, PaidContent confirms that Yahoo! has bought Israel-based FoxyTunes, for… Continue Reading

Bitesize newsbrief: Israeli startup headlines for the week of 01.29.08 | VC Cafe

Volatility in the markets soared this past week as we approach the end of the first month of 2008, and as we’ll approach the likely reality that the US has already entered a recession. The San Francisco Business Journal asked… Continue Reading

Yahoo! opens R&D center in Israel, inks deal with Walla!

Following Microsoft and Google, Yahoo! (Nasdaq:YHOO) is officially coming to Israel – with a bang. The search engine’s penetration plan has two fronts: opening an R&D center in Haifa and entering the content business through an agreement with Walla! (TASE:WALA),… Continue Reading