Category: Business

Yet another Microsoft win for Israel

admin | Business, | December 28, 2016

Microsoft to acquire Equivio for $200m – report “The Wall Street Journal” reports that Microsoft has signed a letter of intent to buy the Israeli text analysis company. Microsoft Corp. (Nasdaq: MSFT) has signed a…

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Indian firm to sell and distribute Israeli drugs in South Africa

admin | Business, | December 28, 2016

New Delhi: Drugmaker Cipla today announced a collaboration with Israel’s Teva Pharmaceuticals for sales and distribution of the latter’s drugs in South Africa. The agreement is between Medpro Pharmaceuticals, a subsidiary of Cipla Medpro and…

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A $1billion company in the making…..using maths

admin | Business, | December 28, 2016

Israel’s ThetaRay turns to maths to detect cyber threats As businesses face a growing threat of cyber attacks, Israeli start-up ThetaRay is betting on maths to provide early detection, enabling the shutdown of systems before…

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Israel signs a $200 million water infrastructure contract in Africa

admin | Business, | December 28, 2016

Baran Group signs $200m African deal The engineering company will implement a turn-key water infrastructure project. Israeli engineering company Baran Group (TASE: BRAN; Nasdaq:BRANF) announced today that it has signed a water infrastructure contract worth…

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Israeli businesses are targeting Africa

admin | Business, | December 28, 2016

Infrastructure and services are the focus for Israelis in Africa’s fast growing economies. Europe, China, and the US invested nearly $500 billion in Africa just over the past year, and that is no accident. Rich…

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Israel’s state coffers to get NIS 300billion from oil and gas

admin | Business, | December 28, 2016

“Leviathan will put NIS 300b into Israel state coffers” But Delek Drilling Chairman Gideon Tadmor says more backing from the Israeli government is needed. “If in the past three drilling rigs were operating in Israel,…

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Transforming the water dispensing industry

admin | Business, | December 28, 2016

Thirsty people standing, waiting, drinking and filling up bottles by a drinking fountain are a captivated audience. Studies show that people drinking will concentrate between 5 to 15 seconds when quenching thirst. Drinkers usually just…

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Revolutionize the way you think about business

admin | Business, | December 28, 2016

Two years in business school and stints as an entrepreneur and business consultant had mostly convinced me that all management theories are basically a crock. The technical tools I learned in business school, such as…

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China pays tribute to Israeli innovation

admin | Business, | December 28, 2016

The Hongkou District in China has established a science and technology center in a central area of Shanghai that will include an Israeli incubation center. One of the goals of the newly established Dabaishu Science and…

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Israel’s economic growth defies the naysayers

admin | Business, | December 28, 2016

The assumptions that Israel’s economic growth depends on the conclusion of peace accords, and that Israel’s economy cannot withstand BDS pressure (boycott, divestment and sanctions) are inconsistent with reality. In fact, Israel’s unique economic growth…

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