Keeping it simple, Israeli inventors look at the world from a child’s point of view and create new, fun toys that are produced and sold all over the world.
About ten years ago, Doron left the army to found Aleh Negev, a rehabilitative village located in Ofakim in southern Israel, that provides severely disabled young adults the opportunity to live a rich and productive life within a safe environment. The village is the largest of the ALEH network of residential facilities for children with severe disabilities. After Eran’s death in 2007 at age 23, Aleh Negev’s name was changed to Nachalat Eran.
Yanki Margalit is best known for starting Aladdin Knowledge Systems. He is a serial Israeli entrepreneur and currently chairman of SpaceIL.
“Israeli Mapped in NY” together with CRC media, have created this clip to show the Israeli success as a startup nation, not only in Israel, but also in New York with over 200 Israeli startups in NY and more startups start their operations in NY every month.
“Israeli Mapped in NY” is the home for New York area Israeli startup companies. The site, created by Guy Franklin in January 2013, provides a detailed map of Israeli startups and is a place for the startups to connect, cooperate, advise and share a virtual workspace while showing the Israeli success in the world. The website also promotes the Israeli start-ups to potential investors such as angels and VC’s and employees who are seeking for job opportunities. IsraeliMappedinNY.com features over 200 Israeli start-up companies. The companies include those involved with Ad-Tech, Video, Consumer Web, Smartphone applications and more. www.IsraeliMappedinNY.com
Noa Wertheim founded Vertigo Dance Company in Jerusalem with Adi Shaal in 1992. Vertigo has won international acclaim and is revolutionary in their community centered and environmentally conscious approach to dance.