ENTREPRENEUR BIZ TIPS: The Secret Sauce of Israeli Entrepreneurship | Yossi Vardi | TEDxIDC

ENTREPRENEUR BIZ TIPS: The Secret Sauce of Israeli Entrepreneurship | Yossi Vardi | TEDxIDC

Here’s Great Tip: The Secret Sauce of Israeli Entrepreneurship | Yossi Vardi | TEDxIDC


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The Secret Sauce of Israeli Entrepreneurship

Vardi began his entrepreneurial career in 1969, at the age of 26, as co-founder and first CEO of TEKEM, one of the first software houses in Israel (later sold to Tadiran and then absorbed into Ness Technologies). In 1970, he was appointed Director General of the Ministry of Development. He served as chairman of Israel Chemicals of Mifaley Tovala, of Harsit and Hol Zach, and a member of the board of Israel Electric Corporation, Dead Sea Works, Dead Sea Bromine, Dead Sea Periclase, Haifa Chemicals, Chemicals and Phosphates, and others. He also chaired the Oil Explorations Concessions Council and Fertilizers Development Council.
He was sent to the U.S. to serve as the Director of the Investment Authority in North America, and Consul For Economic Affairs of the State of Israel in New York. In that capacity he took part in the creation of the Israel-U.S. Binational Industrial Research and Development Foundation (BIRD-F). He acted as an advisor to the Israeli mission to the U.N..

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7 Replies to “ENTREPRENEUR BIZ TIPS: The Secret Sauce of Israeli Entrepreneurship | Yossi Vardi | TEDxIDC”

  1. Compressed geography, existential threat/perception of threat, Ashkenazim high intelligence…some major factors for start-up success in my view. Responding to talk…if you take 1-2 million Jewish mothers to another country, that's about half the population of all Jewish mothers and you're going to destroy the state of Israel…so since no importation of Jewish mothers can occur, it must be that the secret sauce stays with Israel! I found this talk most enjoyable. The fact the speaker appears to know nothing actually speaks volumes. Just a few jokes, what more can you ask for. The secret sauce here is the way this guy relates, not the content of what he has said.

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