Israel is ranked 1st in the world for innovative capacity and for entrepreneurship, thus earned its name as ‘The Startup Nation, with over 6,000 startups and an economy dominated by industrial high-tech and entrepreneurship. Disruptive innovation across various industries is quickly changing the global corporate landscape, creating new challenges and opportunities for businesses. Israel is an entrepreneurial powerhouse and a hotbed for pioneering technologies, profitable business opportunities, and high investment returns. For these reasons, it is no surprise that the world’s leading multinational companies have all choose Israel: Microsoft, Motorola, Google, Apple (three R&D centers), Facebook, Berkshire-Hathaway, Intel, HP, Siemens, GE, IBM, Philips, Lucent, AOL, Cisco, Applied Materials, IBM, J&J, EMC, and Toshiba are just some of the names in a long list of over 200 MNCs who realized that Israel is their Ideal investment opportunity.
In recent years more and more Japanese companies, such as Itochu, Panasonic, Sony, Kyocera, NEC, Takeda, Sompo, Mitsubishi, among others, and have set their operation in Israel or have appointed local scouting teams to provide them with up-to-date and reliable first-hand information.