The ‘Who’ and ‘Why’ of the Start-Up Nation

Dissecting the Start-Up Nation. VOI’s Ari Abramowitz and Jeremy Gimpel talk to the man who’s raised over a hundred million dollars for scores of innovative start-ups in Israel. But who is Jon Medved? When did he first encounter Israel and why does he love it so? Listen to the story of the man who’s transformed the face of venture capital in Israel.
Then, Ari & Jeremy circumvent the often discussed “what” and “how” of the start-up nation and discuss the “why?” What makes Israel the most innovative country in the world? Is it nature or nurture? Is it a reaction to adversity or simply a way of coping with life?

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