Israel has the highest number of companies listed on the NASDAQ after the US, giving rise to startups such as Waze (bought by Google for $1.1 billion), Wix ($119 million IPO) and PrimeSense (bought by Apple for $345 million).


some more statistics about israel:

 

#1 Rate of R&D Spending Globally – 4.3% of gdp

 

#1 Number of Startups Outside Silicon Valley. 4000 active startups, of which 2000 are funded.

 

#1 density of tech startups in the world

 

#1 Per Capita VC Investment – more than 2.5 times the Us

 

 220 Multinational R&D Centers in Israel

 

$15 Billion worth of Israeli Exits in 2014

 

70+ Israeli Companies Listed on the NASDAq


FORTUNE 500 COMPANIES BELIEVE IN ISRAEL'S TALENT:

ISRAEL IS HOME TO mULTIPLE ACCELERATORS set up by INTERNATIONAL CORPORATE GIANTS, INCLUDING: COCA COLA, Deutsche telekom, citibank Orange AND IBM among others

 

 

Over 300 international corporations have R&D centers in Israel:

 



"It's no exaggeration to say that the kind of innovation going on in Israel is critical to the future of the technology business."

                                 - Bill Gates