Even before Dan Senor and Saul Singer’s country profile in their bestseller Start-Up Nation, Israel wrote the book on startups, literally. While ranked a mere 154th in country size, Israel is reinventing itself yet again. Combining the perfect storm of armies of STEM graduates, waves of skilled immigrants, mandatory military service, and good old-fashioned chutzpah, Israel has now emerged as not only the “startup nation,” but also a cyber-nation.
After being helped onto the world’s high-tech map by Joseph “Yossi” Vardi, Israel has been trekking to the top of cyber since the mid-1990s . . .