Israeli Startups NYC
Waking up in Israel and wrestling with the idea of moving to NYC is an extremely tough decision that many startup founders face. The Israeli startup scene in NYC is growing at an exponential rate but it is far from easy making the transition.
Almost three hundred startups have moved from NYC to Israel and the number is going up every month. We wanted to look into who the most successful startups are that moved their entire operation while in the early stages of their business. Creating a startup is a daunting task, doing it while moving to a different country and culture is quite an accomplishment. Here are the startups that you can really learn from if you are thinking about moving to New York from Israel or recently did so.
Farmigo brings the farmers’ market online, connecting food communities – such as workplaces, apartment complexes, community centers and schools – directly to multiple local farms to provide a personalized online marketplace for fresh-from-harvest food. The Farmigo team is dedicated to accelerating the adoption of an alternative food system by delivering healthy locally grown food to households across the country.
Gett’s technology covers on-demand transportation, delivery, and logistics. Constantly evolving, their technology leverages big data, cutting-edge predictive algorithms, and artificial intelligence to fuel current and future mobility innovation (including on-demand autonomous cars). Uniquely, Gett is equally successful with consumers and businesses. Trusted by over 5000 leading corporations worldwide, Gett is the global leader in the B2B space.
#1 in Europe, they are in more than 100 cities worldwide, including New York. In London alone, more than half of all the city’s black cabs are running on Gett.
Yotpo is a customer content marketing platform that generates reviews, social Q&A, and rich media and uses this content to drive traffic and increase conversions. Their vision is to maximize the potential of User-Generated Content (UGC) for eCommerce and redefine the way they market themselves via Customer Content Marketing.
Compass is a technology-driven real estate platform that is revolutionizing traditional brokerage. They’re bringing together some of the world’s brightest professionals across real estate, technology, business and creative to simplify and improve the real estate process.
Playbuzz is an online content platform that enables publishers, marketers, bloggers and brands to transform the way they tell stories online. The world’s leading publishers use Playbuzz to create and embed content that engages users, increases web traffic and is optimized for maximum social interaction and sharing. Playbuzz-powered content has reached nearly one billion unique audience members since the launch of the platform in 2012.
Vocativ is a media and technology venture that explores the deep web to discover original stories, hidden perspectives, emerging trends, and unheard voices from around the world. Their audience is the young, diverse, social generation that wants to share what’s interesting and what’s valuable. They reach them with a visual language, wherever they are naturally gathering.