The Israeli Angle


The Israeli Angle

Israel’s hi-tech scene is vibrant, cutting-edge, and unique, and it is precisely because of this uniqueness that Israeli entrepreneurs and business people must sometimes face special considerations and challenges in order to grow and succeed both locally and in the world arena. This category includes posts that share some insights on the Israeli angle.

Israel FinTech Map

NOTE: The Israel FinTech Map was last updated on December 10, 2019 and is updated on a regular basis. FinTech has been an impor... MORE

Pitchbook: Viola Ventures Analyzes the Evolution of Israeli VC

Israel's rise to a global startup hub has been nothing short of remarkable. The country saw 107 VC deals worth around $484 million... MORE

“36% of Israeli CTOs find recruiting R&D talent in Israel very hard”: CTOs at SimilarWeb, Payoneer and others share best practices for R&D outsourcing

We recently hosted a Viola CTO Forum session for our portfolio company CTOs and VPs R&D, about the challenges of recruiting de... MORE

[REPORT] Deep Dive into the Israeli Retail Tech Ecosystem

Despite a population of only 8 Million people, Israel has a whopping 500+ startups specializing in retail tech, so it’s no wonde... MORE

100 Exits over 10 Years: Israel’s thriving M&A market in the Age of Diversification

As international interest in Israeli companies continues to grow and more capital is committed to its innovative tech sector, Isra... MORE

Israel’s Mobility landscape is revving up: Insights into the local ecosystem [downloadable map included]

The Mobility market has undergone major technological disruption in recent years. Propelled by innovation, it is driven by the pri... MORE

Following Trump’s Tax Reform – Where should Israeli entrepreneurs incorporate their startup?

The following is a guest post by Dan Shamgar, Partner at Meitar Liquornik Geva Leshem Tal. Following the recent tax changes in th... MORE

[VIDEO] How Banks Innovate: Insights from Scotiabank, Israel Discount Bank, Citi, Pepper and SundaySky

In our last FinTech Forum – which took place on the eve of International Women’s Day – we hosted an all-female panel on how ... MORE

[VIDEO] Israel Growth Summit: Growth Financing Panel (with Goldman Sachs MD, Jonathan Penkin)

The first ever Israel Growth Summit was held recently in Tel Aviv, co-hosted by the Viola Group and the Israel Growth Forum led by... MORE

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