Engineers per 10,000 workers 140 120 100 80 60 40 20 0 Israel USA Japan Germany Canada UK
R&D as % of GDP 5% 4% 3% 2% 1% 0% Israel Japan Germany USA France UK
“The country’s well-developed human and institutional infrastructure for innovation, in particular at the early stage, as well as its widespread adoption of the latest technologies, continue to contribute to Israel’s strong competitiveness and productive potential.” -World Economic Forum. The Global Competitiveness Report
Non US-NASDAQ 2012 140 120 100 80 60 40 20 0 China Israel Canada Hong Kong France Japan UK
Eco System Culture of Entrepreneur ship Culture of Innovation Highly Educated Serial Entrepreneurs Talented Human inflow of Skil ed Immigrants Capital Global High-tech company Support Capital Availability Infrastructure Top Universities and Research Institutions Seasoned VC Community Extensive Corporate and Public R&D Government Financial Support Defense Technology Transfer Technology Incubators Business Friendly Corporate & Tax Laws
Emerging Startup’s from Israel Ad-tech Security Financial Digital Health
■People in the Miami/Ft. Lauderdale area are 4.27 times more interested in travel to Spain compared to others in the US ■People in Manhattan are 4.28 times more interested in travel to the Netherlands than others in the US ■People in Austin, TX are 2.61 times more interested in travel to Germany
1. 57% more consumers shopped on Cyber Monday than on prior November Mondays. 2. The Top products that popped CONTINUE to be technology-oriented. 3. Online shopping on Cyber Monday beat Black Friday by 17% (seems like a small percent…) 4. Mondays, in general, outperform Fridays in online shopping by about 14%.
Israeli technology companies have been known for innovation and market leading security solutions since the early days of the Israeli hi tech industry and defense industry alike. Big name companies such as CheckPoint, Imperva, Radware , Commtouch , Cyota, Aladdin, Finjan, Onigma, and many more have all evolved or were acquired into global companies delivering security technologies to high profile customers all over the world – with R&D centers firmly located in Israel, drawing on many years of security expertise and creative outside of the box thinking – fostered by the strong roots of the hi tech industry to military and defense agencies in Israel.
In the past 2 years alone, dozens of new cyber security starts up have been founded & funded in Israel. These include companies specializing in Mobile device security, cloud security, enterprise data management, cryptography, security intelligence, network anomaly detection and many more. A few of the emergent “cool” companies