Stepping up the ‘Start-up Nation’

ByDEBORAH DANAN
December 19, 2013 17:59

Karin Mayer Rubinstein, one of the most influential ladies in Israel’s life sciences and technology industries speaks about innovation and women in hi-tech.




IATI’s CEO Karin Mayer Rubinstein at IATI’s MNC Conference 2013

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The story of Israel’s entrepreneurial prowess has received so much attention that you’d be hard-pressed to find an Israeli who doesn’t have a story about a buddy from the army who became an overnight millionaire with a splashy exit.

Today’s start-up generation might be viewed as the followers of the country’s early agricultural pioneers. The question is, what needs to happen for that generation to mature – so that the “Start-up Nation” will truly evolve into a nation of major international technology players?

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