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Product hunt meet-up at WeWork: Tel Aviv illustrates how a community comes together to #BeHelpful and have a whole lot of fun

An event at WeWork shows how Israeli tech people help each other out
Erik Torenberg (Photo credit: Courtesy)
Erik Torenberg (Photo credit: Courtesy)

In my role as the Rackspace Brand Ambassador to Israel, I go to lots of meetups, startup events, and conferences in Tel Aviv, Jerusalem, Haifa, and Nazareth.

Watch and learn how members of the community use Product Hunt. The video is three minutes long.  Be sure to watch the whole thing to the very end for a bit of fun. 

While each community and event might be slightly different, there is a common theme that runs through them all:  we are here to help each other, share insights on our successes and failures, make new connections, and shine a light on the magic of Startup Nation.

Last night at WeWork / Dubnov in Tel Aviv, 300 hundred of us came together to learn about Product Hunt, how to make the most of the platform for launching products and growing a business, and to hear from one of the founding team members of the company, Erik Torenberg.  Rackspace was also a sponsor of the event.

When I try to convey the energy, the vibe and the positive events like these, it’s often best illustrated in capturing content like the one above.   Erik conveyed his enthusiasm for the community in Israel, why Israel was important to Product Hunt as a source for innovation and cool products, and how the community has come together to help promote each other and drive our collective success.

It’s events like these that illustrate our startup community at its best.

The collective energy, the desire to help each other, and have a bit of fun makes this region of the world so special.

Thank you Ben Lang and David Bedussa for bringing the community together and making this happen.

About the Author
Alan Weinkrantz is a Tech PR / Startup Communications advisor to Israeli and U.S. companies, and is the Brand Ambassador and Senior Advisor for James Brehm & Associates, one of the leading IoT (Internet of Things) strategy and consulting firms.
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