FEATURE7 December 2017

The startup economy in Israel

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Changes to military R&D strategy and an influx of immigrants from the former Soviet Union have played a part in the rise of entrepreneurship in Israel. By Michael Kislev and Rani Chetrit.

Israel is known for its innovation these days. GPS navigation software Waze, a virtual colonoscopy camera, and the Babysense monitor are just some of the many inventions developed in Israel that have spread to the rest of the world.