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100 Startups Hackathon in Tel Aviv

in Economy & Innovation

With a 25% decrease in private investments, the Israeli “Startup Nation” is in need of solutions in a post-COVID world. In a poll from Israel Innovation Authority, about 29% of startups have had to fire employees, which has caused many talented people to lose their jobs. In order to help solve the problem, a few…

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HealthTech Companies Filling Gaps to Revolutionize Industry  

in Health & Science

With major gaps in the current health care system, some Israeli companies are steadily working towards using technology to create solutions, bringing attention to the ways technology can be used to fill those gaps. One Israeli startup called StuffThatWorks is a data-based platform that connects patients seeking relief. With over 70% of people “googling” their…

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Solar Power Will Save the World

in Economy & Innovation

The Environmental Protection Ministry, supported by the OECD, is urging Israel to move to 40% renewable energy by 2030, despite their previously stated goal of 30%, which is still being pursued by the Energy Ministry. Energy Minister Yuval Steinitz continues to push for gas-powered plants stationed in the Mediterranean Sea, and says that 30% is…

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Israeli Post Office Goes Private

in Life, Culture & Sports

My mom called me on my 35th birthday, excited. “Did you get my card?” she asked expectantly. “Not yet,” I responded, though she proceeded to tell me that she went to the post office at the beginning of the week to send it specially. She lives two hours North of my mailbox, so you’d think…

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Tel Aviv Gets a Ferry?

in Economy & Innovation

As light rail construction ensues until its alleged end date in 2022, all roads leading to Tel Aviv continue to grow in traffic congestion – though a new and quite creative solution was proposed – a ferry system. The idea was sourced by Miri Regev, the newly appointed Transportation Minister, who asked for solutions in…

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