Innovation & Tech

WMN – Where Women Build Startups

In a spacious compound at the Tel-Aviv-Jaffa Port, facing the blue waters of the Mediterranean Sea, women initiate and build startups. WMN is a social initiative founded by Merav Oren, a serial and multidisciplinary entrepreneur. Its goal is to encourage more women to develop startups, and along the way bridge the gender gap in the […]

March 29, 2016
Elon Musk Tesla Elon Musk visits Mobileye in Israel

Dubi Ben-Gedalyahu, Globes Musk viewed demonstrations of technologies Mobileye is developing for Tesla’s self-driving vehicle system. Sources inform “Globes” that a few weeks ago billionaire Elon Musk, owner of electric car maker Tesla and promoter of various energy and space ventures, secretly visited Israel. Musk flew to Israel in a private plane to visit Mobileye […]

March 29, 2016
Photo: Tech Crunch You think you know what a desert is?

By: Dennis Mitzner Shattering all stereotypes of desert, Israel’s Beersheba is not sand-filled with camels walking around, but turning into a cybertech oasis According to Tech Crunch: “Beersheba has all of the ingredients of a vibrant security technology ecosystem, including Ben-Gurion University with its graduate program in cybersecurity and Cyber Security Research Center, and the presence […]

March 22, 2016
Photo: Bringing Israeli Innovation to African Villages

Israeli women – and tech – connect African villages to water, electricity Israeli organization, Innovation: Africa, was founded by Sivan Ya’ari. Innovation: Africa is recognized for their work in bringing Israeli innovation to African countries, including: Malawi, Uganda, Tanzania, South Africa, The Democratic Republic of Congo, Senegal and Ethiopia. They currently involved in 104 projects […]

March 22, 2016
Haifa Haifa: Where Old Meets New

Alexander (Sasha) Chuchin, SDM Contributor Haifa, much like the rest of Israel, is built on a paradox. It’s the curious meddling of the biblical with the futuristic, the oldest with the newest. Take the modernized railway line from the centre of Tel Aviv, bypass the University of Tel Aviv’s main campus across the Yarkon River […]

March 15, 2016
cisco Cisco buys Leaba Semiconductor for $350-400m

Tali Tsipori, Globes The Israeli startup provides innovative solutions for major infrastructure challenges. Cisco Systems Inc. (Nasdaq: CSCO) has reportedly acquired Israeli company Leaba Semiconductor for $350-$400 million. Read more at Globes.

March 3, 2016