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Shevavim shel tiḳṿah (Literally “Microchips of Hope”)

Sipurehem shel yazame taʻaśiyat ha-haiṭeḳ ha-Yiśraʾelit (The Birth of Israel’s High-Tech Industry)

Published by Zemorah-Bitan in Tel-Aviv .
Written in Hebrew.

About the Edition

The book tells the story of the birth of the Israeli High-Tech industry from the early 1960’s to the early 1990’s. It provides a fascinating account of the early entrepreneurs and companies that were at the heart of the initial creation and development of the technology industry in Israel; and how it evolved to become a significant force on a global scale.
The books is structured as a set of interlinked personal stories of key people, the pioneers who are responsible for establishing and developing the companies that were the foundation stone of the industry.
The book covers the following people and companies:

  • Dan Tolkowsky of Discount Investment Corporation early high-tech investor
  • Stef Wertheimer founder of Iscar 1952 and Blade Technology 1969
  • Uzia Galil founder of Elron Electronic Industries – 1962
  • Efi Arazi founder of Scitex Corporation – 1968
  • Avraham Suhami founder of Elscint – 1969
  • Dov Frohman founder of Intel Israel operations - 1974
  • Benny Landa founder of Indigo Digital Press – 1977
  • Giora Yaron Head of National Semiconductor Corporation in Israel 1979, (from 1993 an independent company Tower Semiconductor)
  • Zohar & Yehuda Zisapel founders of Rad Group 1981
  • Aryeh Finegold founder of Daisy Systems 1981 and Mercury Interactive 1989
  • Levy Gerzberg founder of Zoran Corporation – 1983
  • Davidi Gilo founder of DSP Group 1987
  • Abe Peled co-founder of NDS Group – 1989
  • Zvi Alon founder of NetManage – 1990
  • Rony Ross founder of Panorama Software 1993
  • Shabtai Adlersberg co-founder of AudioCodes 1993
  • Ruth Alon founder of NetVision 1994
  • Dan Maydan Applied Materials, Inc. established their Israeli operations in 1996

Table of Contents

Dan Dan (Story of Dan Tolkowsky of Discount Investment Corporation, who initiated the Investment in Elron, Elscint and Elbit 10-37
Uzia Uzia (Story of Uzia Galil founder of Elron Electronic Industries and responsible for the development of many of its spin-off, including: Elscint, Elbit Sytems, Elbit Medical Imaging, Zoran and 30 other companies) 38-87
The next generation The next generation (Story of Zvi Alon founder of NetManage son-in-law of Uzia Galil and Ruth Alon daughter of Uzia Galil and founder of NetVision) 88-108
Efi Efi (Story of Efi Arazi founder of Scitex Corporation) 109-142
Family business Family business (Story of Stef Wertheimer founder of Iscar 1952 and Blade Technology 1969; and brothers Zohar & Yehuda Zisapel founders of Rad Group) 143-169
Aryeh Aryeh (Story of Aryeh Finegold founder of Daisy Systems 1981 and Mercury Interactive 1989) 170-198
Dov Dov (Stroy of Dov Raviv developer of Israel’s Arrow Missile) 199-224
Benny Benny (Story of Benny Landa founder of Indigo Digital Press) 225-243
America in Israel, Israel in America America in Israel, Israel in America (Story of Giora Yaron Head of National Semiconductor Corporation in Israel, Dan Maydan Applied Materials, Inc. 244-264
Big Women (but few) Big Women (but few) (Story of Rony Ross founder of Panorama Software) 265-278
Davidi Davidi (Stroy of Davidi Gilo founder of DSP Group) 277-303

Edition Notes

Other Titles Birth of Israel's high-tech

Classifications

Library of Congress HD9696.2.I82 L49 1998

The Physical Object

Pagination 308 p. ;
Number of pages 308

ID Numbers

Open Library OL18623011M

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