Israel & the Region
The Daily Edition
What Matters Most Today
Updates from Silicon Wadi
The Weekend Edition
The Best Reads of the Week
Choice Voices From The Blogs
Atlanta Jewish Times
The Jewish Week
North New Jersey
The Jewish Standard
The Jewish News
The Australian Jewish News
Become a Partner
Join our community
Apply for a Blog
Dec 30, 2020, 10:44 AM
Good night 2020!
It has certainly been an interesting year, but 2020 was more than just the year of COVID-19. Here is my traditional rundown of 10 highlights (and lowlights) in the Israeli high-tech scene in the last 12 months. Investments. Despite...
Dec 30, 2019, 6:34 PM
Good Night 2019!
It has certainly been an interesting 2019 in the Israeli Hi-Tech space, here is a rundown of 10 highlights, in case you missed them. IPOs. After a relative lull for Israeli high-tech companies in the public markets, there...
Jun 16, 2019, 5:54 PM
Ecomotion, Entrepreneurs take note.
Ecomotion, the smart transportation conference, took place last week and it was hectic. Startups, investors, manufacturers, tier 1 companies and others descended on Tel Aviv, where they connected, pitched, presented and shared their thoughts. Unsurprisingly there was no clear single...
Dec 26, 2017, 11:05 AM
Mobileye's acquisition by Intel; Bitcoin, ICO's and data protection were highlights for the Israeli tech world in 2017; Now lets bring on 2018!
Sep 14, 2017, 6:38 PM
Don’t be Dragged, Sell Willingly.
A drag along provision (known, more benignly, as a bring along provision) is a common mechanism in investment documents. It allows the holders of a certain majority of a company’s shares to initiate and force a sale of the...
Dec 27, 2016, 4:05 PM
8 things that happened in the Israeli Hi-Tech world in 2016
Interest from the Far East in Israeli high-tech continues to spike with hundreds of investors and entrepreneurs from the Orient visiting Startup Nation
Nov 27, 2016, 12:52 PM
Convertible Notes 101
A convertible note or loan is essentially a loan that can be converted into shares; as lenders are not shareholders they do not have voting or other shareholder rights, so this means entrepreneurs get the requisite funding, but they retain control
Jul 26, 2016, 2:40 PM
Reverse Vesting and Holdback – Good News for Entrepreneurs?
In the world of high tech and Israeli tax there has been some uncertainty as to whether entrepreneurs, whose shares are subject to a reverse vesting mechanism or a holdback upon their sale, should be paying income or capital gains tax
Jun 6, 2016, 1:13 PM
Raising Funds and Selling Your Start-Up: Be Prepared
Preparation is the key: in order to protect your technology, to appear professional and to attract investors you should have all your ducks in a row from the get-go
Originally from England, Ariella has lived in Israel since 2005. She is a partner in the M&A department at Barnea Jaffa Lande & Co and advises international and Israeli entrepreneurs and companies engaged in a wide range of high tech activities.