Yossi Vardi. Joseph (Yossi) Vardi (Hebrew: יוסי ורדי) (born 1942), is an Israeli entrepreneur and investor.
He is one of Israel's first high-tech entrepreneurs. For over 40 years he has founded and helped to build over 60 high-tech companies in a variety of fields, among them software, energy, Internet, mobile, electro-optics and water technology. Biography Joseph Vardi was born in Tel Aviv. He studied at the Technion in Haifa, graduating with a B. Vardi began his entrepreneurial career in 1969, at the age of 26, as co-founder and first CEO of TEKEM (Hebrew: טכ"מ) (In Hebrew – abbreviation of "Technologia Mitkademet". He was sent to the U.S. to serve as the Director of the Investment Authority in North America, and Consul For Economic Affairs of the State of Israel in New York. Upon returning to Israel, he served as the first Director General of the Ministry of Energy.
He is married to Talma and the father of Arik (co-founder of ICQ), Oded, and Dani. Investment strategy Awards LeWeb – Startup Competition Finalists: Cloudsplit, Stribe, Tiger. So the Le Web Startup Competition is over for another year.
Instead of sitting on the sidelines reporting the event, as I was last year, this year TechCrunch Europe was asked to co-organize it with Le Web. So, with together with Loic Le Meur, Ben Metcalfe and Geraldine Le Meur we filtered down the hundreds of applicants to the final 16. Although we didn’t concentrate exclusively on it, it was nice to fit in startups that were broadly releated to the realtime theme. It was great also to see the Le Web startup event veer back to its roots as a venue for very early stage, rough and ready startups, as well as a launch-pad for more fully-formed plays that have literally launched for the first time at this event. The whole thing was live blogged on TechCrunch Europe, where you’ll find posts on every startup that presented. We had four sessions, with four startups each session. Israel's Garage Geeks Gather to Hear Google's Brin - BusinessWee. Flash Cross Domain Policy. A is an XML document that grants Adobe Flash Player (or other web client) permission to handle data across multiple domains.
The most common location for a policy file on a server is in the root directory of a domain with the filename crossdomain.xml (e.g. ). When a client hosts content from a particular source domain and that content makes requests directed towards a domain other than its own, the remote domain would need to host a cross-domain policy file that grants access to the source domain, allowing the client to continue with the transaction. ( ) An example of a simple, permissive cross-domain policy file: Examples Loading a Cross Domain Policy File from a Remote Server Related Links:
World-brand-building mistakes France’s entrepreneurs make. On Tuesday I joined up with the Traveling Geeks (a band of journalists/bloggers/influentials who visit startups around the world, picture of them above in a Paris subway station) in Paris and we saw a ton of startups.
Some of them, like Stribe, were very good. But overall they just didn’t measure up. In fact, they even got me to be rude to them, which caught everyone off guard. I’ve been thinking about why they got me so angry ever since, and that’s what this post is about. First, if you meet with journalists, influentials, and bloggers who are coming from outside your country I assume you want to build a world brand.
So, since you were meeting with us and since we’ve spent precious resources getting there and had sizeable opportunity costs, I figure entrepreneurs should be better prepared. 1. Four CEOs told me their companies weren’t on Twitter and that they didn’t have enough time to join Twitter. Pearltrees launches Twitter sync and reveals its social system. [France] Paris-based Pearltrees has been catching interest around the web the last few days not least because a gaggle influential Silicon Valley bloggers have descended on Paris for Le Web, but mainly because of its interesting model for visually mapping how people collect and share information on the Web.
But today the startup opens the kimono on its full system. They will announce two new things today: Twitter synchronization (enabling a user to create a pearl automatically from Twitter and to tweet automatically from their new Pearltrees), Pearltrees search, Real time discussion and connection. The other new aspect announced today on stage at Le Web is the Pearltrees Social System.
But to explain first, here’s a new video they just released: Pearltrees is effectively visual social bookmarking and therefore has the potential to be more widely used than perhaps the traditional alternatives. You can track what you have looked at and watch what your friends are tracking.
MyId.is. Cool canadian people. Yatedo: Free People Search. Over 2000 participants from 46 countries in Paris for the #1 Eur.