Global Source of Startups and Innovation
With a population of 8 million people, Israel has over 6,000 startups that includes above 1,500 active Internet companies, and attracts more venture capital per person than any other country in the world.
Israel holds only 0.1% of the world’s population but has more companies listed on NASDAQ than any country in the world after the United States and China.
Israeli Hi-Tech is responsible to more than 51% of it’s total export, more than 9% of the total GDP of Israel.
Splendid Trend of TMT Investment
Great innovations and startups give Israel a conspicuous highlight from international venture capitalist and investors.
The money raised by Israeli companies is in a constant rise. In the first 6 months of 2015, the total was 1.64 billion dollars, marks a rise of more than 65% then the matching time in 2014. Israeli high-tech startup exit amounts increased by 980% over the past five years.
Israeli startups were acquired at a faster pace than ever, and Investors saw 6.2 times return on investment from Israeli startups being acquired, compared to just 2.2 over the same time period in Europe.
Profound Humanistic Culture
Israel is a relatively new country – celebrating 67 years of independence in 2015 – in what is a very ancient land. The world’s only Jewish and democratic state is home to sites sacred to Judaism, Christianity and Islam that can be found nowhere else. While these holy places are truly unique attractions, there is more to Israel than religious heritage.
Tel-Aviv is the beating heart of its culinary, cultural and nightlife scene. It’s a welcoming, energetic city with exquisite Mediterranean beaches and exhilarating nature spots abound. It’s also a beach town – clean beaches run the length of the city. It is truly a city that offers all!