The skills Israelis have learned in the IDF have contributed to creating young risk-taking entrepreneurs, leading some of the world’s largest companies, developing many of the technological advances that improve the lives of people around the world.
By David Lazarus
Israeli chutzpah (audacity or sassiness) is leaving its mark on the Big Apple. That is the conclusion of a new report published by the New York – Israel Business Alliance.
According to the report, Israeli-founded companies generated more than $18.6 billion in direct revenue in 2018 alone, and $33.8 billion in benefits to the New York economy. These remarkable numbers are due in most part to the 5 Israeli-founded “unicorns,” or startups valued at over $1 billion. Continue Reading »