Israel is ranked #1 in investment in R&D (as percentage of GDP).
Close to 6,000 high tech companies operate in Israel with the highest concentration of start-ups anywhere in the world with the exception of Silicon Valley.
Over 100 leading multi-national companies have opened R&D centers in Israel. Among them are: Apple, Microsoft, Intel, IBM, Siemens, Google, Samsung, Barclays, 3M, GE, GM, J&J.
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Launching a start-up or going into high tech has become the most respected and “normal” thing for an ambitious young Israeli to do
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On becoming an entrepreneur: “What in most countries is somewhat exceptional in Israel has become an almost standard career track”.
2015 was a record year with 708 tech companies raising over $4.4 billion.
Israeli hi-tech recorded 104 exits totaling $9 billion in 2015: 8 IPOs raised over $600 million (following 18 IPOs that raised $2 billion in 2014) and 96 M&A deals totaled $8.4 billion.
Israel has the highest percentage of scientists in the world.
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