Israel Once Again Aims for the Moon

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In 2019, Israel’s first attempt to send a spacecraft to the moon failed when Beresheet 1 crash-landed. The crash came as a huge disappointment after the whole country and many others around the world had followed the project’s progress with baited breath. Despite this, there was immense pride, as SpaceIL became the first private organisation […]

Exciting Israeli Innovations at CES 2019

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Every year some of the most exciting and innovative technological developments go on show at the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas. Over 180,000 people attend the show, with 4,500 exhibitors from 150 countries. Of course, as the start-up nation, there are always a number of companies there from Israel. There were no less than […]

The Biggest Acquisitions of Israeli Companies in 2018

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Israel is well known as the Start-Up Nation and this of course means that some investors have made huge amounts of money thanks to Israeli companies. There have been some enormous acquisitions over the last few years and 2018 was no exception. A number of Israeli companies were acquired, making their founders into millionaires. The […]

Daily Update – January 15, 2019

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January 15, 2019  Daily Update  The Jerusalem students took a Segway tour through Jerusalem, a great way to see an ancient city using today’s modern technology. When first stepping on to a Segway you feel may feel a bit unsure but within a few minutes your body learns the motions and driving a Segway becomes […]

Israel’s Thriving Startup Industry

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Israel is well known as a centre of technological innovation, a fact that has earned it the title of ‘Startup Nation’. Over the last few years that have been a number of hugely successful companies that began as small Israeli startups and were later purchased for vast sums of money and became global successes. Perhaps […]