Hillel Fuld: A man with a passion for Israeli tech innovation

"Israeli innovation and Israeli companies are changing the world across all verticals," Fuld said.
(Courtesy: Hillel Fuld)

As a New Yorker now living in Israel, Hillel Fuld has a keen interest in technology and a clear passion for the Israeli tech industry. Fuld is a technology business advisor, blogger, and vlogger who focuses on the Israeli high-tech industry. He has been recognized as one of the most influential people in the sector and has been named one of the top 10 technology bloggers.

Fuld’s fascination with technology and innovation was sparked at a young age. Born to an Orthodox Jewish family in New York City, Fuld moved with his family to Jerusalem as a teenager. He graduated with a BA in political science from Bar Ilan University in Tel Aviv and has spent his career in Israel’s high-tech industry.

Despite its small size and the instability of the region in which it is located, Israel has become a global leader in technology and innovation. Fuld is passionate about the Israeli tech industry and has dedicated his career to helping startups and entrepreneurs succeed. 

“As a New Yorker living in Israel, I’m playing in the best playground in the world. Israeli innovation and Israeli companies are changing the world across all verticals,” said Fuld. 

“We’re expanding every quarter, quarter after quarter, and the world keeps saying there’s no way they can sustain this, it is impossible, it is unsustainable, and then the next quarter comes, and we broke that record too. I feel like a kid in a candy store, meeting the most fascinating, remarkable, brilliant minds in the world.”

Fuld’s work in the Israeli tech industry has been highly praised, and he is considered a leading authority on the subject. He has been invited to speak at conferences around the world and has conducted interviews with influencers and public figures including Marc Andreessen, Gary Vaynerchuk, Guy Kawasaki, Alyssa Milano, and Steve Wozniak.

Fuld’s passion for Israeli tech innovation is driven by the impressive statistics that showcase the country’s achievements, which often leave international audiences astounded.

“In 2020, $11 billion was invested in Israel, which is a pretty insane number for a country the size of New Jersey,” Fuld said. “In 2021, $26 billion was invested in Israel, which is more than double. So that’s just one example, but there are so many statistics that are just wild,” said Fuld.

His enthusiasm for Israeli tech innovation extends to the impact that Israeli technology has had on global companies and brands. 

“When you open and unlock your iPhone, that’s using Israeli technology … When you use Google something, and there’s a typo, and it says, ‘did you mean this,’ that’s developed in Israel,” he said.

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