Baskin Wealth Management Interactive Speaker Series on March 6, 2019 with a presentation by Nimrod Cohen, CEO of TAU Ventures, to learn about Israel’s growing high-tech industry.
” Cohen explained that there are numerous aspects to Israel’s overall success as a startup nation. First, Israel’s unique political situation necessitates innovation to protect its mere existence. Most of its young entrepreneurs have completed army service and thus have first-hand appreciation of the situation. They strive to create technologies to assist in Israel’s defense. Second, because of Israel’s limited resources, young entrepreneurs are eager to create technologies to improve efficiencies. Finally, there is a cultural tendency toward entrepreneurship, as many of the highly-educated university students would rather innovate at a startup for their own account, than for a large company. […]”