6 Crucial Lessons From The Rise Of THE Startup Nation, Part 3 of 3

(This is the third of a 3-part post which talks about the tremendous lessons we can apply from closely looking at how the preeminent Startup Nation - Israel - attained tremendous economic success through the deliberate development of startups. Previous posts: part 1, part 2) 5) We Need To Just Ship It, Ship It Good In 2006, in the height of the Lebanon War, missiles began to rain down on northern Israel. Understandably, the world's most famous investor, Warren Buffet, was worried. The first company he ever bought outside the US - Iscar - had its plant and R&D labs in the north of the country and was a primary target. Eitan Wertheimer, the chairman of Iscar, called his boss and … [Read more...]