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ARTICLES | February 27, 2017

Germany seeks Israeli technology

Israeli companies and startups are now being invited to partake in the economic boom in North Rhine-Westphalia. | March 13, 2017

With Israeli tech, self-driving cars
are becoming a reality

Israel to play ‘big part’ in the driverless vehicle industry, says seed investor Jim Scheinman of Maven Ventures | March 15, 2016

Axis Innovation Showcases
25 Israeli Startups To Invest In

VCs and corporate investors are taking part in Tel Aviv event aimed at facilitating deals between global financiers and Israeli startups. | December 02, 2014

Faces Of The Startup Nation:

Q&A With Ed Frank Of Axis Innovation

Ed Frank hails from the United States, but moved to Israel in 1990. He is the founder of Axis Innovation, which brings a unique perspective to growth-stage startups seeking international partners.


by: Jason Weiss | March 2017

What Makes Axis Tel Aviv Unique


300 people, 25 presenting startups, over 50 international investors, 100+ 1–1 meetings — these are just a few highlights from last week’s Axis Tel Aviv. But all these numbers can be boiled down to just one word that really matters — relationships.

by: Ed Frank | January 2017

Mobility Innovation - 
CES, Nevada and Safer Driving

Getting from point A to point B safely and efficiently has become one of the hottest topics in tech, interesting of course automobile manufacturers, Tier-1 suppliers, ride sharing companies, financial services companies and of course the general public who are beginning to see the disruptions that are going to affect this $2 trillion-dollar industry.  

by: Jason Weiss | December 2016

Axis China — startups going east


I just returned from my first trip to China, taking 5 Israeli startups to the beautiful island of Hainan to pitch and meet with dozens of Chinese investors hungry for new technology. In just 2 days of networking, I learned more about business in China than in years of working with incoming Chinese delegations in Israel.

by: Ed Frank | December 2015

Why 25 of the worlds top multinationals came
to the Axis Corporate Edition


Last week Axis Innovation hosted our second corporate venture capital conference at the Tel Aviv Stock Exchange and it was a standing room only crowd with 25 of the world’s largest multinationals pitching to engage with Israeli startups.

by: Jason Weiss | March 2015

Government and Their Friends

Hoe does a country create a successful innovative technology ecosystem? What is the role of government, university, private sector? These questions and more were discussed and debated at the first Global Government Venturing Summit in Eindhoven, Netherlands last month.

by: Jason Weiss | December 2014

Startups and Giants


Corporate venture capital is a largely untapped resource for Israeli startups, but that is beginning to change. Last week at the new Tel Aviv Stock Exchange, Axis Corporate Edition brought together 16 selected Israeli startups and over 30 leading multinational corporations looking for business partnerships and investment deals.

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