The Israeli startup scene – Lessons for Europe’s entrepreneursMar. 30, 2013
Israel has the highest density of startups in the world, with 2000 people for every startup. Despite it being the 100th smallest country on the globe, the nation’s home to more than 4000 startups.
Arguably the most innovative place on Earth, it attracts more venture capital than any other country – 2.5 times more than the US, 30 times more than Europe, and 80 times more than India. It’s no wonder then, that Europe has much to benefit from strengthening its business ties with Israel.
To boost the dialogue between Israel’s and Germany’s startup hubs, the Israeli embassy recently held a cosy gathering to speak of what’s making Israel’s internet industry a booming success.
VentureVillage speak to Israeli founders and investors on what Europeans players can learn from Silicon Wadi. Among the speakers: Berlin’s Israeli ambassador Yakov Hadas-Handelsman and Jerusalem Venture Partners Media Labs investor Uri Adoni.
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