Month: November 2016

More start-up records broken

admin | Business, | November 14, 2016

Phenomenal Quarterly Results: Israeli High-Tech Capital Raising Soars to $4.43 Billion in 2015; 30 Percent Above 2014’s Previous Record VC-backed deals capture majority of investments in 2015, with $3.2B – up 36% from 2014 ;…

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Israel military plans to allow 30 000 more Palestinians to work in Israel

admin | Business, | November 14, 2016

Israeli Military Plans to Allow 30,000 Extra Palestinians to Work in Israel Senior security officials say bringing Palestinians to work inside the Green Line reduces terror Israel’s cabinet is preparing to vote on the military’s…

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Arab citizens will be Israel’s next growth engine

admin | Business, | November 14, 2016

Arab Citizens as Israel’s Next Growth Engine: Government and Business Investment in Employment and Economic Development Speaker: Aiman Saif, General Director of  the 
Authority for Economic Development of the Arab, Druze and Circassian Sectors
 in…

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Government approves massive budget to integrate Ethiopians

admin | Business, | November 14, 2016

The plan, coordinated by the Ministry of Economy and Industry, will be allocated a budget of NIS 55 million ($14 million) intended to stimulate an increase in salary and employment rates among thousands of Ethiopians.…

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Launch of the first Arab-Israeli start-up school

admin | Business, | November 10, 2016

The school for innovation in Kafr Qasim will also soon feature a startup accelerator. A new innovation school that will soon feature a startup accelerator will launch today in Kafr Qasim northeast of Tel Aviv.…

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Israel in South Sudan

admin | Business, | November 10, 2016

Israeli company raises funds for a Yei hospital An Israeli solar and social development enterprise says it is leading a fundraising campaign to provide a solar-powered generator in South Sudan. In a statement, the Energiya…

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Foreign high-tech workers needed in Israel

admin | Business, | November 10, 2016

Gov’t plans to import foreign high-tech workers – report Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is set to unveil a plan to overcome the shortage of high-tech employees in Israel, “Channel 10” reports. Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin…

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Enhanced success for entrepreneurs and immigrants

admin | Business, | November 10, 2016

In 2015 “MATI” procured 300 loans valued at NIS 55 million for mostly Jerusalem residents. Entrepreneurs attend a seminar provided by MATI – The Jerusalem Business Development Center.. (photo credit:MATI) Against the backdrop of a…

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Israel collaborating with developing countries

admin | Business, | November 10, 2016

Last week, Prime Minister Netanyahu attended the launch of the Knesset Caucus for Israel-Africa Relations where he spoke about promoting and increasing cooperation between Africa and Israel in the areas of health, science, agriculture, tourism,…

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Israel’s foreign exchange reserves hit a new record

admin | Business, | November 10, 2016

The increase came despite the fact that the Bank of Israel made no foreign currency purchases in February. Israel’s foreign exchange reserves at the end of February 2016 reached a record $90.618 billion, up $131…

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