10.07.2011 08.Tammus, 5771
New high-tech initiative in Israel seeks to combine business with Zionism
The Gvahim New Wave project aims to help new immigrants make it in Israeli high-tech; Project will establish a start-up incubator for new immigrant high-tech ventures.
Israel's high-tech industry benefits from new immigrants, who often arrive with prestigious academic degrees, extensive experience at international companies and mother-tongue English. A new initiative aims to integrate these people into the Israeli high-tech scene.
The project, called Gvahim New Wave, was launched by two new immigrants, Audrey Chocron and Cynthia Phitoussi. The duo are planning to launch a start-up accelerator for new immigrants in October, and hope native Israelis will join the accelerator's teams, too….