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Secrets of the Next Big Thing

in Economy & Innovation

The Israeli TV industry has been dominated by a few major successes like ‘Homeland’ and ‘Rising Star’. However, smaller productions in scripted and non-scripted formats are also competing successfully on the international market. Last September, Israel’s first TV formats conference took place in Jaffa, identifying Israeli key assets, their success rate and scouting for new…

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Snapshots of the Shekel-family

in Economy & Innovation

Yes, the Currency Department published their annual report for 2015, but this is not what caught our attention – it is the little side notes that make money matters interesting, for some even sexy. Fact is that the overall amount of currency increased to NIS 73 billion from NIS 63 billion (2014-2015). Lower interest rates…

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Start-up Success Stories

in Economy & Innovation

The Israeli start-up company NiniSpeech won this year’s Global Innovation Awards 2016 in Beijing. The Haifa-based company with their stutter solution competed against 21 other start-ups from all over the world. Another Israeli company made the second place: AerialGuard also received US $ 200,000 for their autonomous navigation system for unmanned aircrafts. It’s not the…

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Tradition meets 2.0

in Economy & Innovation

World-famous Oxford University Press recently teamed up with three Israeli start-up companies to develop educational online products. TinyTap will use Oxford’s content on its social platform, Total boox enables readers to buy Oxford’s ebooks on a pay-as-you-read store and Kidoz is a content discovery platform for children. Oxford University Press (OUP) is the world’s largest university…

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Game on: New Technological Realities

in Economy & Innovation/Monthly Report

Israel is small, its market is even smaller, prices are high and wages low. In other words – best soil for that kind of innovative thinking that led to the wide field of IT that has been dominating the Israeli economy for years now. The big question seemed – is the start-up scene solid enough…

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