AUGUST 29, 2012 AT 2:01 PM PT–Earlier this summer, I went to Israel to check out the tech scene, which is thriving and vibrant. So much so, that several Silicon Valley companies have been eyeing and buying several start-ups there of late.
That includes Face.com, the facial recognition start-up which was scooped up by Facebook earlier this summer for $60 million. In addition, recent reports correctly have the social networking giant in talks with GPS navigation app maker Waze, which is widely considered to be Israel’s hottest start-up.
I found that out when I went to visit and give a little talk at GarageGeeks, in the Holon Industrial Zone near Tel Aviv, at the invitation of Israel’s entrepreneur godfather Yossi Vardi…Read More>>