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SPAC Finnovate files for $150m Wall Street offering

Finnovate, headed by David Gershon, Ron Golan, and Jonathan Ophir, plans to acquire a fintech company in Israel.

OPINION & FEATURES
Unicorn Illustration: Gil Gibli Israel becomes unicorn nation

As IPOs outstrip acquisitions and unicorns abound, it's time for Israel to drop the startup nation moniker.

Tel Aviv light rail Photo: Eyal Izhar Can Israel pivot from cars to public transport?

"Globes" examines Israel's biggest transport projects, which reflect a shift from cars to trains and buses. But will they relieve the congestion?

Globes Israel's Growth Champions Call for Entries: Globes ranks Israel's Fastest Growing Companies


Globes and international business data company Statista are seeking the Israeli companies with the fastest rate of revenue growth from 2017-20.

Dr. Norman Bailey Iraq-Israel normalization move continues to mystify

We still know nothing about the obscure American NGO, which brought together 300 prominent Iraqi Sunni and Shia leaders to urge Iraq to normalize relations with Israel.

40 Under 40 Efrat Levy Globes 40-Under-40 seeks Israel's most promising young leaders

"Globes" Israel Young Leadership project, 40-under-40, is underway and registration is open for all those who see themselves as worthy contenders.

Bank Leumi Photo: Eyal Izhar Leumi USA merger could benefit other Israeli banks

Some banking sources believe the loss of Leumi USA's Israeli identity will benefit rivals Hapoalim and Discount in the US market.

High-tech office / Photo: Shutterstock, Shutterstock.com Look before you leave

Some Israeli tech companies hire and train inexperienced tech workers and then demand large payments, if they leave within a few years.

Intel Kiryat Gat Photo: Eyal Izhar Israel has major role to play in Intel revival

Israeli tech prowess could be key as Intel battles to recover its leading position in the global chip market.

Gigi Levy-Weiss Photo: NFX Beach Bum's backgammon hits the jackpot

Company founder Gigi Levy-Weiss discusses the huge potential of Israel's tech industry and gaming sector and insists there is no bubble waiting to burst.

St. John Harvey Franchise Director easyHotel Photo: PR easyHotel bringing low-cost accommodation to Israel

Franchise director St. John Harvey says easyHotel, like sister company easyJet, will offer a basic product, with services, which guests often don't need, costing extra.

Tel Aviv banishing cars from city side streets

After Levinsky Market and Nahlat Binyamin, pedestrian malls are being created around the Carmel Market and Kerem Hateiminim. But not everyone is happy.

The seafront at Rishon LeZion  - parking lots all the way  credit: Shutterstock The deadly sins of Israeli urban planning

Replication, contempt, neglect: Israel’s leading urban planners cite failures and offer solutions.

El Al plane at Ben Gurion airport Photo: Michal Raz Chaimovitz Can streamlining and state aid save El Al?

Despite its dire situation, El Al has strong cards in its negotiations over a rescue package with the Ministry of Finance.

Austin, Texas  credit: Shutterstock Shalom Techsas

More and more Israeli individuals and companies are shunning Silicon Valley and joining the booming technology scene in Texan capital Austin.

Tel Aviv office towers Photo: Eyal Izhar Tech companies taking over Tel Aviv office market

Central Tel Aviv's office market is booming as banks, insurance companies and law firms move out, and tech companies move in, Cushman & Wakefield Israel reports.

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