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The “Tech” Of Two Cities

Hong Kong and Shenzhen are located side by side geographically but have a very different history, grounded in two radically different socio-political systems. Hong Kong used to be an economic superstar in the region, while Shenzhen was described as a “sleepy border town” in southern China. The story is entirely different now when Shenzhen is comparable to, if it has not already outshone, its once proud neighbor. This surprising development begs an explanation, and this new article seeks to provide it.

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The Business Kibbutz

In the years 2012-2016 Jerusalem has experienced a technological renaissance, with an explosion of new startups founded, accelerators created, and VC funds established. This new article by players of the local venture ecosystem seeks to identify the contributing factors that have led to this renaissance. Read the article and the accompanying CIV City Case, from Issue 5 of Coller Venture Review.

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Israeli Mossad Announces its Libertad Ventures Fund

Start-up Espionage for the Start-Up Nation — The Mossad, Israel's national intelligence agency, announced today the establishment of "Libertad Ventures", pledged to fund Israeli start-up companies developing new technologies useful for intelligence operations.

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CIV Held an Annual Appreciation Day at Tel Aviv University

On 19-Jun-2017, the Coller Institute of Venture held its annual appreciation day, to honor the partners and vendors our institute works with, as well as representatives of various university entities and divisions, which support our operation and provide the Institute with financial, legal and logistic services. We use this special gathering to extend a vote of thanks to these partners, and …

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