Month: November 2016

Ohio buys $50 million of Israeli bonds

admin | Business, | November 8, 2016

Ohio Treasurer Josh Mandel announced April 28 that his office is purchasing $50 million worth of Israel bonds – the largest single government purchase of Israel bonds in Ohio history. It will surpass Mandel’s own…

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Boston gains $9.3 billion from Israelis companies

admin | Business, | November 8, 2016

Study finds companies founded by Israelis spurring significant economic growth in the state, outpacing overall state economy. Companies founded by Israelis in Massachusetts brought over $9 billion to the state last year, according to an independent…

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Israel: Milk and honey for start-up companies

admin | Business, | November 8, 2016

Israel is increasingly being seen as a role model for entrepreneurship.By Fiona RotherIham Israeli Mums and Dads used to want their children to grow up to be lawyers and doctors. Today they want them to…

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Tel Aviv to host China Israel summit

admin | Business, | November 8, 2016

INNOTATION in September will be the largest-ever joint China-Israel conference. Tel Aviv will host INNONATION: China-Israel Investment Summit on September 24th to September 26th 2016. The event follows the success of the first China-Israel Technology,…

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Israeli industrialists in Egypt

admin | Business, | November 8, 2016

Israeli delegation of industrialists go to Egypt for the first time in 10 years Israeli industrialists meet with their counterparts in Egypt and tour Egyptian factories. Meanwhile, Egyptian opposition parties and the Muslim Brotherhood criticize…

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Israeli oil reserve worth NIS 1.2 billion

admin | Business, | November 8, 2016

An independent survey reveals that the Hatrurim oil reserve holds from 7–11 million barrels of oil; Israel Opportunity’s, a holder of the drilling license, worth went up by 35%. The holders of the Hatrurim land…

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The boycott-Israel movement is failing

admin | Business, | November 8, 2016

Physicist Stephen Hawking shunned a Jerusalem conference hosted by Israel’s president, singer Lauryn Hill canceled a Tel Aviv concert and a giant Dutch pension fund blacklisted five Israeli banks. All are signs that an international…

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Israel scores big time at the 2016 Red Herring awards

admin | Business, | November 8, 2016

20 Israeli-Led Companies Win 2016 Red Herring Awards 14 startups headed by or started by Israeli entrepreneurs honored in Europe Top 100; 6 firms secure rankings in North American 100 list. Israeli-led companies have once…

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Return to Africa with African Israelis

admin | Business, | November 8, 2016

Up until recently, Israeli efforts in Africa have been notable but have not been deployed to scale. With Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu set to visit four East African countries this summer, there is a golden…

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Gates invests in Israeli incubator

admin | Business, | November 8, 2016

Bill Gates among investors in new Israeli incubator Gates has made his first Israeli investment through Intellectual Ventures in the MEDX XELERATOR incubator. Bill Gates has invested indirectly in a newly established technological incubator for…

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