Start up Nation

Helping Israeli Arabs Join The High-Tech Revolution

Takwin Labs offers seed money to Israeli Arab entrepreneurs.

04/20/2015 - 20:00
Staff Writer

The Start-Up Nation is starting to include more of its citizens.

Israel, which has earned the title of Start-Up Nation for its disproportionate international role in high-technology advancements, most launched by Jewish Israelis and Army veterans, is slowly bringing Israeli Arabs into the high-tech fold.

New start-up incubator in Israel “can make a big difference” in the Arab population in the next decade. Courtesy of Takwin Labs

Tech Sector Soaring Despite Boycott

Israel’s ‘start-up nation’ reputation seen trumping economic threat as foreign investment is robust as ever.

Israel Correspondent
05/27/2014 - 20:00

Tel Aviv — The uproar over threats of an economic boycott against Israel puzzles OurCrowd founder Jonathan Medved.

Our Crowd, a venture capital firm that gives a select group of individuals a chance to co-invest in Israeli start-ups, recently completed a campaign to raise $25 million through an equity sale. Did the threat of growing efforts to divest money from Israel and boycott business dealings impact the sale?

The Zula team
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