mHealth Meetups

One of our interns at Terra attended the mHealth meetups. Here’s what he gathered from the two meetups: In the course of mHealth meetups, two German health-related enterprises visited Israel to get in touch with the entrepreneurial culture. First Rhön Klinikum, a big hospital chain in Germany, created a €50 million venture capital fund to invest…read more

“The End of Banks as we Know Them?” — MeetUp

“The End of Banks as we Know Them?” is a Meet-Up held in Citi Innovation Lab Tel Aviv by Lightspeed Venture Partners, which focuses on early and expansion stage investments in financial technology, consumer enterprise technology and cleantech markets and has over $3 billion assets. Their new focuses in FinTech market are P2P Insurance, Mobile…read more

Maximizing Human Capital

By Bryan Dunn I came to Israel on a 2-month program with a group of 80 fellows from across the United States. Our goal as interns is to gain invaluable connections and professional experience in the innovative ecosystem that is Israel. Our personal reasons for coming to Israel vary, but the uniting factor is our…read more

Geek Not Found: Skill Shortage in Israel

By William Sullebarger The meteoric rise of Israel as a startup hub could be approaching a dangerous plateau, due to a lack of technical talent, including engineers and computer scientists. Education Minister Naftali Bennett commented on the state of Israeli STEM education the Krol elementary school in Petah Tikva on March 28, 2015. “We are…read more

Why Cyber Technology is Irrefutably Israel’s “Next Big Thing”

By Rachel J. Underhill Let’s take a minute to talk about Sony.   November 2014. Sony’s servers were hacked in an elaborate plan to publicize the company’s secrets concerning wage inequality, new films being produced, bonuses of executives, and other confidential information. Yes, Sony was a disaster, causing somewhere between a $70 to a $100 million…read more

Creativity is Informal

By Bryan Turkel While in Israel I have really enjoyed and benefited from the free-flow of ideas that occur in the workplace. Recently, all of our firm’s interns got together to deliver a status report on their various projects to one of our superiors. Rather than a contrived, curt meeting that was merely a summary of…read more

Business Tourism: Marketing an Israeli Internship to American Prospective Interns

By Max Friend Without trying to speak for all prospective interns, I think it’s a safe assumption that the opportunity to be in Israel is the key objective for the majority of those seeking an Israeli internship. That is to say, while the work experience an American college student can gain in Israel over a…read more

MeetUp & Share

Want to go to every meetup but can’t?  We go to Meetups for you!  You can read all about them here, saving you time, and helping you get the most out of what the community has to offer. Want to submit MeetUp notes? Send them with your name and an introduction to share@hummustechs.com

Startup to VC

Anything and everything a startup wants a VC to know or see about them.  The startup’s perspective on what is right or wrong with the VC selection or funding processes.

Startup to Startup

An exchange of information, eye-to-eye, startup to startup.

mHealth Meetups

One of our interns at Terra attended the mHealth meetups. Here’s what he gathered from the two meetups: In the course of mHealth meetups, two German health-related enterprises visited Israel to get in touch with the entrepreneurial culture. First Rhön Klinikum, a big hospital chain in Germany, created a €50 million venture capital fund to invest…read more

“The End of Banks as we Know Them?” — MeetUp

“The End of Banks as we Know Them?” is a Meet-Up held in Citi Innovation Lab Tel Aviv by Lightspeed Venture Partners, which focuses on early and expansion stage investments in financial technology, consumer enterprise technology and cleantech markets and has over $3 billion assets. Their new focuses in FinTech market are P2P Insurance, Mobile…read more

Maximizing Human Capital

By Bryan Dunn I came to Israel on a 2-month program with a group of 80 fellows from across the United States. Our goal as interns is to gain invaluable connections and professional experience in the innovative ecosystem that is Israel. Our personal reasons for coming to Israel vary, but the uniting factor is our…read more

Geek Not Found: Skill Shortage in Israel

By William Sullebarger The meteoric rise of Israel as a startup hub could be approaching a dangerous plateau, due to a lack of technical talent, including engineers and computer scientists. Education Minister Naftali Bennett commented on the state of Israeli STEM education the Krol elementary school in Petah Tikva on March 28, 2015. “We are…read more

Why Cyber Technology is Irrefutably Israel’s “Next Big Thing”

By Rachel J. Underhill Let’s take a minute to talk about Sony.   November 2014. Sony’s servers were hacked in an elaborate plan to publicize the company’s secrets concerning wage inequality, new films being produced, bonuses of executives, and other confidential information. Yes, Sony was a disaster, causing somewhere between a $70 to a $100 million…read more

Creativity is Informal

By Bryan Turkel While in Israel I have really enjoyed and benefited from the free-flow of ideas that occur in the workplace. Recently, all of our firm’s interns got together to deliver a status report on their various projects to one of our superiors. Rather than a contrived, curt meeting that was merely a summary of…read more

MeetUp & Share

Want to go to every meetup but can’t?  We go to Meetups for you!  You can read all about them here, saving you time, and helping you get the most out of what the community has to offer. Want to submit MeetUp notes? Send them with your name and an introduction to share@hummustechs.com

Startup to VC

Anything and everything a startup wants a VC to know or see about them.  The startup’s perspective on what is right or wrong with the VC selection or funding processes.

Intern Perspective

A place for Interns from within and without to share their thoughts, experiences, and perspectives.

Welcome to Hummus Tech

What are we?  We are a community of bloggers interested in sharing our experiences surrounding the Israeli tech community.  A common ground for the sharing of information, ideas, and sentiments with the aim of fostering human development, communication, and cooperation between individuals from every sector and every niche of the ecosystem.  Welcome.  Spread the word.