Monthly Archives: November 2018

The Israel National Mediterranean Sea Trail

The Israel National Mediterranean Sea Trail is an exciting project to add to Israel’s impressive line-up of nature trails. In 2019, hikers will be able to enjoy the first 34km of a 240km (150 miles) coastal trail from Rosh Hanikra … Continue reading

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Netta performs at BA’s Israel celebration

Eurovision fans in London were treated to a star performance by this year’s Israeli winner, Netta, at British Airways head office. The event celebrated 70 years of Israel’s independence and over 80 years of British Airways flying to Tel Aviv. … Continue reading

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Matisyahu goes underground

Jewish American reggae singer Matisyahu, currently on a world tour with his latest album, “Undercurrent,” returns to Israel with a concert on December 2 at Jerusalem’s Zedekiah’s Cave. He is also hosting intimate evenings at bars and spaces throughout his … Continue reading

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Annual tourism record broken

The number of incoming tourists to Israel has just surpassed last year’s record of 3.6 million, and the Tourism Ministry is projecting the total will exceed four million by end Dec. Significant increases include 90% from Poland, 40% from the … Continue reading

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Israel’s top retail disruptor

I reported recently (4th Nov) on Israel’s Ladingo and its platform to significantly reduce shipping and handling costs. Ladingo has just won top prize at the Retail Disrupt Startup Competition. 1200 delegates from 25 countries attended Israel’s leading conference on … Continue reading

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Award-winning business tools

Israeli startup Camilyo equips small businesses with the tools to compete with the big on-line companies. One of Deloitte’s 50 fastest growing Israeli companies, Camilyo just won 3 prestigious Excellence awards at the SIINDA Local Search Summit held in Dubrovnik, … Continue reading

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Getting good value from ad campaigns

Israeli startup Trendemon analyzes a company’s ad campaigns and can help prevent it wasting money. Trendemon CEO Avishai Sharon explained more on ILTV. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kJ7ht_vE4eo https://trendemon.com/product/insights/ https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GUEkkCM6Q-M

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Israeli energy and agro-tech for Angola

Israel is to invest $60 million in various sectors in Angola, including the construction of a 50 megawatts solar power plant. Israel has already invested $300 million in the agricultural sector in Angola since 2014. https://allafrica.com/stories/201811150152.html

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Welcome Mississippi

I reported previously (Nov 2014) when Mississippi Governor Phil Bryan led a business development mission to Israel. Governor Bryan is back again on his 4th visit, with a large delegation of state economic development leaders and private business executives. http://www.jewishpress.com/news/us-news/mississippi-governor-phil-bryant-arrives-in-israel/2018/11/21/ … Continue reading

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UK delegation seeks Israeli innovation

Senior UK executives from Mastercard and Citi have come to Israel as part of a delegation organized by the chamber of commerce for UK Israel Business (UKIB). They will meet Israeli technology giants, startups, investors etc. Many UK businesses are … Continue reading

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