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Tech Sector Soaring Despite Boycott

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

Israel Correspondent
05/28/2014

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?

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