Google on Monday launched a Tel Aviv-based workshop center, at a press
conference attended by Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu.
Google, “Campus Tel Aviv”, will be a one-floor workshop where Israel-based
start-ups and entrepreneurs can work on their endeavors, with access to Google
experts and infrastructure.
On Monday, Yossi Matias, Managing Director of
Google’s research and development center in Israel said the company “recognize[s] the huge talent that has made Israel
the 'start-up nation,' the world's second largest center of tech start-ups after
Silicon Valley. Israel’s future innovation success needs a supportive
environment that will foster the next generation of young talent.”
In his remarks, Netanyahu spoke of
the importance Israel must continue to place on innovation, especially as the
rest of the Middle East “is moving back to the middle ages, in the end freedom
and knowledge and curiosity will be victorious.”
Netanyahu said “without
innovation it doesn’t matter if you have everything else, if you don’t have
freedom and innovation all of your investments in education and advancement will
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