Last updated September 6th 2014

Startup Office

Photo Courtesy of Ed Schipul

Introducing a new and very self-explanatory feature: the week in Tel Aviv (and Israeli) startup news from around the Internet.

  • Naztech, an incubator dedicated exclusively to Arab-Israeli hi-tech entrepreneurs, has just touched down inNazareth. (ISRAEL21c)
  • Philadelphia’s Jewish Exponent covered Israeli startup JoyTunes, an application that refocuses kids’ obsession with non-educational gaming apps on learning how to play instruments. (Jewish Exponent)
  • Russian search engine operator Yandex has acquired Israeli cloud-tech startup KitLocate. (GPS World)
  • Tel Aviv-based web ranked SimilarWeb has acquired neighbor Tapdog, a competitive intelligence engine.  (TechCrunch)
  • Cool story from The Jewish Chronicle: Londoner Daniel Abrahams launched a couple foreign exchange price comparison websites that gives individuals and SMBs access to rates formerly only enjoyed by big companies. Now, he’s set up shop in Tel Aviv. (The Jewish Chronicle)
  • Found myself reading the whole article: an interview with JDate founder Joe Shapira and his new dating app Fixx. (Globes)
  • Haaretz’s startup of the week: Corephotonics helps your smartphone’s camera zoom. (Haaretz)