Unicorns: Israel Goes from Startup - to Scaleup - Nation
One of the big changes in Israeli business that I talk about on my Israel tech tour is how in the last 5 years Israelis have undergone a shift in philosophy. For years we were known as the "Startup Nation" as per the excellent book by Saul Singer and Dan Senor. We would build companies and sell them to major companies in what is called an exit. Over 20 Israeli startups have had exits over $1 billion. Now that is changing. Israelis began to say to themselves - why not us?