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April 2, 2020 ·  3 min

Customer oriented innovation at AMDOCS

Edo Segal is the Open Innovation Lead at Amdocs Israel. We reached out to Edo to learn more about open innovation at Amdocs, a leading software and services provider to communications and media companies. When companies establish open innovation programs, they usually involve multiple external players such as startups, partners, customers and so on. How […]
April 2, 2020 ·  2 min

Important Notes on the Pre-Contractual Stage of Technology Transaction

When entering negotiations towards an M&A or an investment transaction with a technology-based company a thorough check of the intellectual property of the target is essential and crucial. Anyone contemplating an M&A transaction, or investment in a technology-based company, should be well acquainted with the importance of the pre-contractual Due-Diligence process. Due Diligence is regularly […]
April 2, 2020 ·  3 min

How To Build a Loyal Customer Base

Big or small, building a loyal customer base is certainly a fundamental skill that every business requires for sustaining healthy, exponential growth. When strategizing your go-to-market goals, it’s crucial to accurately define your target audience and the industries they fall under. Understanding your audience is what gives you the proper foundation to connect with potential […]
April 2, 2020 ·  4 min

THE LARGER-SMALLER CORPORATIONS SYMBIOSIS

At first glance, one could assume that engagement between large corporations and smaller new businesses derive from the smaller companies’ needs and motivation. However, when looking from a wider perspective, it is clear that large corporations have their own vested interests when engaging in such transactions. Below we will focus on some of those interests […]
April 2, 2020 ·  6 min

ALPHA STRAUSS – and the creation of Israel’s food tech industry

An interview with Dagan Eshel, VP innovation at Strauss Group Tell us about Alpha Strauss and the work that you do Strauss has been innovating for many years but started doing so in a systematic fashion around the year 2000. It has traditionally been incremental innovation or product innovation that could introduce enhancements to the […]
April 1, 2020 ·  5 min

OPEN INNOVATION AT NETIVEI ISRAEL

An interview with Mey Jacobson, Innovation Community Manager at Netivei Israel, Israel’s national transport infrastructure company. In the last two years, Netivei Israel has run two open hackathon events and a startup pilot program that you were in charge. As a result of that, you have generated six fina candidates and three pilot projects sponsored […]
April 1, 2020 ·  4 min

Innovation at Unilever – Local activities making a global impact

Interview with Liat Lavee – Communication, External Affairs & Sustainable Business Development Manager and Yael Brandt, Digital Transformation, Customer Development Manager at Unilever Israel. Tell us about innovation activities that are currently taking place at Unilever Israel “We work closely with Earthbound, which is Unilever’s Open Innovation Port, based in Israel. This Port is seeking […]
April 1, 2020 ·  3 min

Designing Around Without Playing Around: The benefits of an interdisciplinary approach

By Advocate Ran Kamil and Patent Attorney Sharon Godesh of Soroker Agmon Nordman December 2019 Hitting the Patent Wall Often, there comes a time during the development of a new product, when a prior-art search reveals that someone obtained a patent for an aspect of the product and the development process hits the patent wall. […]
April 1, 2020 ·  3 min

It Takes Two to Tango

Shuli Ozeri, CEO, ERGO Consulting Group Collaboration between corporates and startups has enormous potential for both parties. Unfortunately, in many cases this collaboration failed, leaving a bad taste and frustration. Why does it happen? Can we do better?Israel is known as a hub of startups (of which 20 are unicorns), and one of the world’s […]
March 26, 2019 ·  2 min

Being an Entrepreneur in a large Organization

were created some time ago and were optimized for one purpose. This is the modern theory of management, the usual way of doing things. But what happens when you want to break from habit and create a new line of business or a project that is not natu

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