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His transatlantic practice sidelined by the pandemic, a MD from Modi’in reinvents himself by spreading Holy Butter.
The Avraham Rubinstein building firm is expanding its office tower activity and establishing the Tou-Towers project, two office towers at the Yitzhak Sadeh complex.
‘From the rockets to corona, I’m not going to let the noise get in the way of what we want to accomplish.’ A conversation with entrepreneur, wine maker and Zionist, Elie Wurtman.
Credit Suisse is present in 50 countries and is one of the global leaders in wealth management, with strong investment banking capabilities.
Tel Aviv and Jerusalem high-tech hubs propel Israel's global standing
“This news from the ICA that Boeing helped strengthen the Israeli aerospace sector by US$1 billion in just three years is impressive but not surprising,” said Maria Laine, Boeing vice president.
For many reasons, women have always been the most affected by any crisis in the Strip.
Check sizes have gone up in early-stage deals and have gone down in later-stage deals.
“The COVID-19 taught us that digital is no longer optional”, said Tal Daskal, CEO and Founder of Easysend.
Spot currently employs more than 180 staff across five offices in Tel Aviv, San Francisco, New York, Washington DC and London, and raised $53m. in funding prior to the acquisition
"Doing business online is the bridge for American small businesses through this crisis and into the next decade," said John Caplan, Alibaba.com president of North America and Europe.
"Our goal is to enable every student at Haifa University to understand and reach their potential," said University of Haifa rector Prof. Gustavo Mesch.
Yaniv Biton, founder of foreign banking credit company Michman Credit for Businesses, and accountant Doron Sapir signed a partnership agreement recently.
“When you get hit by a coronavirus crisis, you either panic or fear or you decide to turn this into an opportunity,” Jerusalem-based Natalie Garson explained.
Rescue package negotiations between Israel's flagship carrier El Al and the Finance Ministry are still ongoing after more than six weeks of talks and repeated warnings of imminent collapse.
Concrete is regarded as an important basic building material. It is used for practical purposes such as creating strong, enduring exteriors, reinforcing girders, and solidifying structures.
What's the advantage in investing in the stock market?
The program will focus on a wide range of clinical and non-clinical areas of practice to develop breakthrough technologies, including cancer, lung disease, and cardiovascular disease.
Professionals will share their expertise on a wide range of topics inlcuding cyber security, combating hate crime,and ground-breaking technologies.
How much they leaned on his information, and how much it contributed to their efforts, we’ll probably never know.
The mobility start-up first established a permanent presence in Israel with the acquisition of Tel Aviv-based mobile payment platform CodiPark in May 2018.
Everyone knows that the Galilee and the Negev should be Israel's economic growth engines in the coming years
Elbit Systems HyDrop solution enables, for the first time, continuous operations “to fight fires 24/7 and especially during the night.”
Today, a virtual design dream can become a concrete reality. With Corian and state-of-the-art technology, it is possible to create practically anything -- any design, motif or object.
The company says it will “accelerate its growth into the specialty drug market”
"We see a lot of convergence. We are looking at companies together with pharma companies, and examining companies together with some of the tech companies."
The tourist industry is very important to the local economy. It is a very vibrant, fast-growing industry. The number of tourists coming to Israel has been increasing rapidly over the past years.
If you are planning to build a new home or to renovate an existing one, consider using plasterboard products.
Shashua and Aviram's previous start-up, Mobileye, claimed the title for largest Israeli IPO ever, and in August 2017, Intel acquired Mobileye for an unprecedented valuation of approximately $15.3B
Two 15-year-old Israelis developed an app that would allow any Android supporting system that operates online to alert when a rocket alarm goes off in real time.
“Ashoka exists to help people find their inner changemaker,” she told me. I quickly learned that is not an empty phrase.
Israel is considered a hot country; it is generally very warm most of the year.
Never make predictions, especially about the future. – Casey Stengel
When it comes to managing long-term finances - from pensions to insurance and investment - every percent counts.
In the not so distant past, people used to say that money makes the world go round.
"On their journey to cloud transformation, organizations require a new security paradigm to protect against 5th and 6th generation of cyber attacks."
On Monday, the Israel Innovation Authority (IIA) announced that the ILAB Group had won a competitive tender to develop technological innovation in the city.
Lumenis develops minimally invasive clinical devices for the aesthetic, surgical and ophthalmology specialties.
The award, established by the Abba Eban Institute for International Diplomacy at the IDC Herzliya, will be presented at the Jerusalem Post Diplomatic Conference on Thursday, November 21 in Jerusalem.
Self-driving cars, or autonomous vehicles (AVs), connected and autonomous vehicles (CAVs), driverless cars, robo-cars or robotic cars, appear to be the upcoming thing.
“The future belongs to the bold who are implementing game-changing technologies,” said Minoru Murata, executive vice president, regional CEO and CTO of Toyota Tsusho.
"Wealth" is defined by the annual report as the value of financial assets plus real assets – particularly housing – owned by households, minus their debt.
"There are a lot of ways that blockchain technology can make our lives better, and make things easier to do,” says Joel S. Telpner.
Additional investors include New York-based MetaProp Ventures, American-Israeli Ground Up Ventures and California-headquartered 500 Startups.
Understanding our short-comings is just step one to self-improvement.
Idit CEO Ran Katzman said, “We see great value in helping disadvantaged populations, and we are pleased and we thank Rafael for joining in on this important project.”
The founders of Israeli tech companies dream of their shares being acquired at a big gain by a multinational on which they pay tax.
When it comes to patient care, technology is already changing so many aspects of the healthcare world, but one device has gone unnoticed and un-disrupted by technology.
The first season of TechTalk will highlight over fifty cutting-edge Israeli companies, showcasing revolutionary technological innovations, from flying taxis to robots for the elderly.
The forecasts presented at the Conference in recent years have proven their success.
John drove on his car. They ride in the bus. For someone who does not speak English perfectly, the first two sentences might seem just fine.
Trigo uses artificial intelligence and computer vision technologies to eliminate the need for checkouts and product scanning.
The We Company had originally planned to go public with an all-male seven-member board, a practice major investors frown upon, saying more diverse boards make better decisions.
There are many reasons for this discrepancy, and the solution is not for the government to increase Bituach Leumi benefits substantially.
New FATF pronouncement shakes up the cryptocurrency market
In life, you can blame a lot of people and wallow in self-pity, or you can pick yourself up and say, ‘Listen, I have to be responsible for myself.’” – Howard Schultz
MDGo's latest innovation is proving to be a big help in every way from medical imaging, to drug discovery, to medication management, and even robotic surgery.
Leading carmakers realize Tel Aviv’s mobility tech hub is here to stay
"This country is not just deeply meaningful for me, but also for Facebook," said Sheryl Sandberg, the chief operating officer of Facebook, who briefly lived in Israel as a young child.
The hub will seek to strengthen the relationship between Israel's civilian and defense markets.
The amount passengers spent on trips rose 20% while the amount Uber kept after paying its drivers increased just 4%.
Tel Aviv University is busy breaking down barriers between faculties that previously enjoyed little interaction.
"[The low-wage group] works overtime as a result of economic constraints," Endeweld wrote.
Israel is in a much better position than most countries around the world.
The case was a general class action alleging the ITA lacked authority to go back more than 10 years according to criminal rules in the Income Tax Ordinance.
‘We intend to use this funding round to continue our growth, to build our sales force and perhaps open more offices in the US and Europe.’
In the second quarter, VC-backed deals notched a record $1.81 billion in 73 deals, accounting for 78% of the total amount raised in the quarter.
"For the past five years, there have been solutions promised to the community by many, yet no one has delivered," said Armstrong Williams.
“Those who cannot remember the past are condemned to repeat it.” – George Santayana
CEO Daniel Birnbaum and other SodaStream executive officers remained at the company following the completion of the acquisition.
“With antisemitism on the rise, it’s crucial we keep the haunting memories and lessons of the Holocaust alive to ensure what our people endured is never forgotten," said Professor Dina Porat.
"Having access to flight proven lunar lander technology and the expertise of IAI engineers makes Firefly well placed to gain a foothold in the cislunar market," said Firefly CEO Dr. Tom Markusic.
“In a situation where understanding China seems to be of great importance to Israel, in the past couple of years, we have seen a decrease in numbers of students who study it.”
When thinking of a smart home, what comes to mind are various sophisticated devices; however, technological development hasn’t stopped there. It has spread to sliding door wardrobes as well.
According to a report by consulting firm McKinsey, more than 80% of US retail sales in 2020 will still occur within the four walls of a store.
Genoox removes the final barrier to widespread, timely interpretation of clinical NGS data, enabling personalized medicine for mainstream patient care.
prooV co-founders Toby Olshanetsky and Alexey Sapozhnikov know first-hand the pains of proof-of-concept testing.
‘There’s no vacation from being a parent.” – Chevy Chase
"There is great demand from African and Asian countries for Israeli knowledge in the field of cyberspace," said National Cyber Directorate director-general Yigal Unna.
Haifa hospital is creating the future of medicine, not only for Israel’s north, but for the entire world.
Never go to your high school reunion pregnant or they will think that is all you have done since you graduated –Erma Bombeck
The company is not yet profitable and lost $36 million in 2018. In the first quarter of 2019, Fiverr lost $5.4 million, Globes reported.
“With increasing digitalization, we have to be prepared to defend against anything coming,” he said.
Yair Shviro, CEO of Shviro Holon, said that the entire transparent studio will be anchored in a 4 ton steel system to provide absolute stability to the studio.
"Tel Aviv is a very interesting place for us because we have some road conditions that we didn’t experience in our domestic markets," Artem Fokin head of business development said.