Startup Stories from the Startup Nation™-logo

Startup Stories from the Startup Nation™

Business & Economics Podcasts >

A new podcast which interviews the successful entrepreneurs who have personified the economic miracle known as the Startup Nation, the State of Israel. We study their successes and failures, the lessons they learned, and explore why it is that Israel incubates some of the great innovators of our time.

A new podcast which interviews the successful entrepreneurs who have personified the economic miracle known as the Startup Nation, the State of Israel. We study their successes and failures, the lessons they learned, and explore why it is that Israel incubates some of the great innovators of our time.
More Information

Location:

United States

Description:

A new podcast which interviews the successful entrepreneurs who have personified the economic miracle known as the Startup Nation, the State of Israel. We study their successes and failures, the lessons they learned, and explore why it is that Israel incubates some of the great innovators of our time.

Twitter:

@yigalmarcus

Language:

English

Contact:

+12019267722


Episodes

Leket Israel (Joseph Gitler, Founder) - Part II

1/16/2019
More
In Part II of this episode, we continue our interview of Joseph Gitler, the Founder of Leket Israel. Leket Israel is the National Food Bank of the State of Israel. Today, it has over 60,000 annual volunteers, and delivers over 45 million pounds of fruits and vegetables and 3 million meals annually. In Part II, we learn about how Joseph grew the organization from a mere 25 volunteers to the 60,000 volunteers they have today. We also learn about the impact Leket has had on the lives of...

Duration:00:37:37

Leket Israel (Joseph Gitler, Founder) - Part I

1/14/2019
More
In Part I of this episode, we interview Joseph Gitler, the founder of Leket Israel. Joseph is a social entrepreneur who sought to solve a major problem in Israel: nutritional insecurity. With that goal in mind, he single-handedly founded Israel's largest national food bank, which rescues and redistributes food all over the country to those in desperate need. Today, Leket Israel attracts over 60,000 annual volunteers from around the world. They redistribute over 45 million pounds of fruits...

Duration:00:42:46

Crosswise (Ron Reiter, Co-Founder & Former VP of R&D)

1/7/2019
More
In this episode, we interview Ron Reiter, the co-Founder and former VP of R&D for Crosswise. In 2016, Crosswise was acquired by Oracle for $50 million. Crosswise is a leader in consumer device mapping - a necessary component of effective cross device marketing. Ron discusses when he grew a passion for programming computers, how he built a successful side business in the field of online education, and how he and his partners (Steve Glanz and Jonathan Seidner) built - and differentiated -...

Duration:00:41:26

Argus Cyber Security (Ofer Ben Noon, Co-Founder & CEO)

12/24/2018
More
In this episode, we interview Ofer Ben Noon, the Co-Founder of Argus Cyber Security, and Yoni Heilbronn, its Chief Marketing Officer. Argus was purchased in 2017 for $430 million by Continental. Ofer tells of the story of how Argus was founded, the challenges they are trying to solve, and the lessons he learned along the way. He discusses the timing of and the reason why they sold to Continental, and how it is the Argus attracts top quality employees. Yoni then discusses the strategies...

Duration:00:45:02

Zoominfo (Yonatan Stern, Founder) - Part II

12/19/2018
More
In this episode, we interview Yonatan Stern, the Founder and former CEO of Zoominfo. Yonatan sold Zoominfo to Great Hill Partners for $240 million in 2017. In Part II of this episode, we explore how Yonatan conceived of, and then built, Zoominfo. We discuss the critical decisions he made along the way, and the formative lessons he learned. We also inquire about his experience with the Israeli ecosystem, and why it is that he believes it has a strong track record of incubating many...

Duration:00:36:45

Zoominfo (Yonatan Stern, Founder ) - Part I

12/16/2018
More
In Part I of this episode, we interview Yonatan Stern, the Founder and former CEO of Zoominfo. Yonatan recently sold Zoominfo to Great Hill Partners for $240 million. In Part I of this episode, we interview Yonatan Stern about his early experiences as a successful entrepreneur, and the lessons he learned as he built multiple businesses - including Cardscan Inc. -a leading business card reader in 1990s, and then Bizo - a business he sold to LinkedIn for $175 million.

Duration:00:34:44

Lacoon Mobile Security (Michael Shaulov, Founder)

12/4/2018
More
In this episode, we interview Michael Shaulov, the co-founder and former CEO of Lacoon Mobile Security. Michael sold Lacoon to Check Point Software for $100mm. On average, companies that have over 500+ mobile devices deployed for business use have attempted network penetrations (hacking) nearly 100% of the time. With 25% of mobile applications having some kind of serious security flaw, the opportunity for companies like Lacoon to help protect mobile devices is huge. In this interview, we...

Duration:00:47:54