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Topic - Zeev Holtzman
With Israel having quietly prospered as a global haven of innovation, key players in the Jewish state are asking whether the Asian giants might steal their high-tech thunder.
It's well known that the emergence of India and China is casting a shadow on the developed economies of Europe and North America. Less famous is the challenge facing Israel: With the Jewish state having quietly prospered as a global haven of innovation, key players here are asking whether the Asian giants might steal their high-tech thunder.
Israeli funds "have a challenge in recruiting follow-on funding because of the shift in global attention to the east," said Mr. Holtzman, referring to repeat, later stage investments.
"At some point, quantity becomes quality," says Zeev Holtzman, chairman of Giza Venture Capital in Tel Aviv.