I am pleased to announce that I am extending my stay in Jerusalem to now be living, and being part of the startup community for the months of July and August.
While I do make it to Jerusalem for one day trips – (it’s like going from San Antonio to Austin), I have only spent one night there, and thought it was time to actually live, experience, and contribute more to the community by being there.
By being in Jerusalem, I mean being part of all of the metro area, and telling the story of what I see through my narratives in the startup section of the The Times of Israel that are emerging in East Jerusalem, the Haredi (religious) community, the design community, the universities. I am going to cover the stories of the people who are moving or have moved there, building there, and doing so by choice – and with purpose.
I could list 20 or Jerusalem-based people who’ve been my guiding light in this decision, but more than anyone, I have to thank Robert D. La Gesse who believes and supports this initiative. If you want learn from a master who combines doing good, having business sense, and allowing for experimentation, you should follow and listen to Rob here on Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn.
My mission with the Rackspace Hosting / Startup Program in Israel is to #BeHelpful.
My phone number is 054-321-6176.
My Email is: alan at weinkrantz dot com.
So, a big Texas-sized thank you to all.