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Teddy Sagi
December 14 2017

Teddy Sagi not scared by Brexit - continues expand business empire in Israel & UK

Born in Israel and resident of the U.K., Teddy Sagi has been an integral facet of recent rounds of funding in Israel. Chiefly, Sagi invested $3 million in SmartGreen Ltd., which was announced by Sagi’s business group. He’s something of a British business magnate. His mobile ad firm, Glispa Global Group, generates considerable revenue, as does his online gambling game developer, Playtech PLC.

Israel Offshore Paradise Papers
November 19 2017

Israel shows up in over 20,000 Paradise Paper documents

The world’s affluent elite have, for all intents and purposes, been ravaged by a Bermudan law firm’s release of the so-called Paradise Papers. The international scandal cast a brilliant light on the dark recesses of the global economy: tax havens shielding billions upon billions of dollars from the tax codes of various countries.

Israel 3d Printed Food
November 03 2017

New Israeli technology aims to solve world hunger with 3D printed food

Yissum Research Development Company has brought a great deal of attention to Hebrew University of Jerusalem in the past week with their introduction of new technology capable of 3D-printing customized food. The personalization of printed food relies on nano-cellulose, which is a naturally occurring, calorie-free fiber. It is arguably the most intriguing aspect of this already attractive prospect.

Israel Cyber Security
October 29 2017

Cyber-security Compensates for Narrow Financing Trends in Israeli Tech

This year’s third quarter marks an impeccable period for fundraising deals in the Israeli tech industry. The sector raised $1.44 billion, which represents a 54 percent increase from the same quarter last year according to the latest report from the Tel Aviv law firm, Zysman Aharoni Gayer & Co., and IVC Research Center. Software companies accounted for a fourth of total market capital, which is actually a considerable decline from the two-year average of 35 percent albeit still significant.

Israel Tourism
January 13 2017

Israel smashes tourism records with nearly 3 million visitors in 2016

Tourism is one of the largest industries around the world and for just about any country it’s essential to their very survival. For Israel, this is actually becoming even more important and it’s actually becoming even more profitable as well. In fact, in the last three months the country hit an all-time high in the amount of people who visited as a tourist in the region.

medical marijuana in Israel
January 09 2017

The dawn of medical marijuana in Israel

For many countries, research into the potential medicinal effects of marijuana is relatively new, but for others, like Israel, the research has been ongoing for decades. In fact, Israel seized 10 pounds of the drug all the way back in the 1960’s and has been researching its psychoactive ingredients and medicinal properties ever since.

Benjamin Netanyahu Israeli Prime Minister
December 18 2016

Netanyahu to Make Historic Diplomatic Middle East Visit

Israeli Prime Minister, Benjamin Netanyahu, is set to embark on an historic visit with some of the more moderate majority Muslim countries. This is an effort to reach out to Muslim nations so as to foster diplomacy and, perhaps, even open up some further avenues for trade. While visiting, Netanyahu also plans to meet with important figures within the Jewish communities of these respective nations.

Donald Trump Israel
December 18 2016

What will Donald Trump's election mean for US Israel relations?

The election of Donald Trump as president of the United States has caused a number of countries to reevaluate the relationship that they have with the country and the agreements which they operate under. One of those countries is Israel and its own people aren’t the only ones concerned about some of the actions that have recently occurred regarding the president elect.