We’ve been hearing lots of buzz about more tech hubs popping up beyond the walls of Silicon Valley. For many, starting up elsewhere just makes more sense. It’s certainly more affordable almost anywhere else. And if you’ve got a strong network elsewhere, it’s smart to be closer to the people who can help you grow your business. Lately we’ve been hearing more about the startup scene in Israel.
To get a better gauge on why Israel, and why now for startups, we spoke with Shelly Hod Moyal and Mor Assia. They are are founding partners of iAngels, a crowdfunding platform that focuses exclusively on Israeli startups. Here’s what they had to say about the opportunity they see for Israeli startups.