An Economic Model of Sharing (“Observations from Circle One”)

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Dear Friends,  As the Internet continues to grow and connect billions of people all over the world, it is also becoming more social, local and mobile (as defined in Silicon Valley as “SoLoMo”). In parallel, we are also witnessing the emergence of the “Internet of Things”, known as Machine to Machine Communications (or M2M), which connects ...

The Growing China-Israel Technology Collaboration (“Observations from Circle One and Circle Three”)

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Dear Friends,  Over 90% of the funds that help create innovation in Israel come from the U.S. However, in the next decade, we will see strengthening ties between Israel and China, where China will become a dominant strategic partner of the high tech industry in Israel.  We have always felt there to be great potential for China-Israel collaboration ...

The “Early-Late” Stage Startups (Observations from “Circle One”)

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Dear Friends, During the last year, we have witnessed the emergence of a new investment stage: “Early-Late” stage. This stage refers to companies who, for all intents and purposes, should have been defined as young startups. They are usually in just their second or third year of operations, and in most cases, their management teams are ...

The Rise of the Small Business Market (Observations from “Circle One”) *

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Dear friends,  Over the last few weeks, I found myself exploring startup companies that address the “SMB Market”, and even just the SB (Small Business) Market. While we all know small businesses around the world are an important economic growth engine, and even more importantly, an “out of poverty” growth engine, still, most of the investments ...

The Israeli Startup Ecosystem is Shifting Gears (Observations from “Circle One” that can be applied to “Circles two and three”)

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Dear Friends, At times when major changes take place in our economy or in other parts of our lives, it can be complicated for us to conceive their full meaning and potential as they take place in real time. And as we move forward in time, more and more substantial changes will take place, forcing us ...

Human Resources for Innovation (Observations from Circles One and Two)

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The technology sector in Israel is currently in hyper growth mode. With more than 5,000 start-ups and over 250 global R&D centers, Israeli high-tech continues to create more and more jobs. Israeli technology not only creates more positions to be filled by engineers, developers, and designers, but also creates demand for technicians and professional service providers. At ...

Global Interest in Israeli Technology Creates Jobs in Both Israel and the US (Observations from Circle One)

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Dear friends The technology sector is a powerful growth engine in the Israeli economy, representing 10% of the country’s labor force, more than 15% of its GDP growth, and over 40% of its industrial exports. Additionally, investment in innovation represents 4.5% of Israel’s GDP. But most importantly, the technology sector creates new jobs, and with it, ...

Skill-set for Today’s Start-up Leadership (Observations from “Circle One” and Beyond).

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