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Canada Free Press: Israel’s economy – an island of stability

Published on Jul 29 2016 // Business and Financial News, Economy, Market, Opinion
July 28, 2016 – According to a study conducted by the University of Lausanne, Israel is one of the top five world high-tech powers, as indicated by a 2015 $1bn investment, in Israel, by Apple, creating a hardware development center. The USA, China, Russia and India are, actively, soliciting high-tech...

The Jerusalem Post: Israel emerges as a player on the world stage

Published on Jul 25 2016 // Business and Financial News, Economy, Opinion
07/24/2016, 20:04 – With over 250 foreign companies creating research facilities in Israel, its strong high-tech capability has been rated by the University of Lausanne as one of the top five world powers in this key area. The emergence of Israel as a small but significant player on the world...

Times of Israel: Israel-linked investment pros plead with gov’t to shut down binary options

Published on Jun 01 2016 // Business and Financial News, Opinion
June 1, 2016, 6:20 am – Horrified by vast ongoing scam, leaders of legit financial community urge Israeli authorities to act ‘before it’s too late’ As chief investment officer for BlueStar Global Investors, New Yorker Steven Schoenfeld’s mission is to sell investors on the Israeli economy. Schoenfeld...

Times of Israel: Israel Has a Chance to Become the World IoT (Internet of Things) Leader

Published on May 31 2016 // Business and Innovation, Opinion
MAY 29, 2016, 12:09 PM – A few days ago, on May, 19, Grove Ventures, one of the largest and most successful Israeli high-tech companies, co-founded a $100 million venture capital fund for investment into the fields of IoT, artificial intelligence and cloud computing. The fund is supported by an...

Shlomi Cohen, Globes: Where Israeli money fears to tread

Published on Jun 17 2013 // Business and Financial News, Opinion
17 June 13 17:07–After the great joy of the sale of Waze for over $1 billion, the local stock market can now celebrate the new make-up of the Tel Aviv 25 Index. Only one technology company makes it into the top flight: NICE Systems Ltd. (Nasdaq: NICE; TASE: NICE), which is not nice at all the technology...

Steven Schoenfeld, Seeking Alpha: Efficiently Accessing The Companies Behind Israel’s Dynamic Economy

Published on Jun 13 2013 // Columnists, Opinion
Steven Schoenfeld, Seeking Alpha:  Efficiently Accessing The Companies Behind Israel’s Dynamic Economy
June 13,2013–This column encapsulates recent BlueStar Global Investors research. More information on the company, the author and research contributors follows. The author of this article, Steven Schoenfeld, is the founder and CEO of BlueStar Global Investors, LLC. which developed the BlueStar Israel...

Shlomi Cohen, Globes: Bubbles and clouds

Published on Jun 11 2013 // Opinion
10 June 13 19:11–The Mellanox Technologies Ltd. (Nasdaq:MLNX; TASE:MLNX) shareholders’ meeting that would not allow Eyal Waldman to continue as chairman captured the headlines last week, but in the stock itself there was little significant movement. The company among the Israeli stocks that...

Izhar Shay, Globes: Did Waze really insist on staying in Israel?

Published on Jun 05 2013 // Opinion
5 June 13 16:35–The flood of rumors over the possible acquisition of Waze Ltd. ebbed a bit this week. A synopsis of the speculation is as follows: Apple Inc. (Nasdaq: AAPL) expressed an interest in acquiring the company, but its CEO was unaware of it, or it never happened; Facebook Inc. (Nasdaq:...

Avi Temkin: Fischer hands successor fait accompli

Published on May 29 2013 // Opinion
28 May 13 19:08–It looks like Governor of the Bank of Israel Prof. Stanley Fischer has decided to leave his successor with a clean desk when it comes to interest rate policy. Fischer decided, even though he in the closing days of his term of office, that he has the authority and the ability to...

Dror Marmor, Globes: Azrieli takes new Tel Aviv business district without a fight

Published on May 23 2013 // Opinion
22 May 13 19:49, Dror Marmor–Welcome to the Azrieli Republic at the entrance to Tel Aviv. The man who built what has become the city’s most conspicuous icon the three famous Azrieli towers, has taken care in recent years to leave everyone around him small-scale. Opposite the towers is land...