About Tel Aviv

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Tel Aviv has evolved into one of the world’s leading hubs for technology and innovation. Ranked by Compass 2015 Global Startup Ecosystem Ranking as the world’s leading startup ecosystem outside of the US, the Nonstop City is a prime destination for entrepreneurs, investors, international R&D facilities and innovation centers. Home to some of the world’s leading academic programs in innovation, engineering and technology-related fields, the Startup City of the Startup Nation provides companies, investors and global enterprises with a multitude of talent, developed infrastructure and business opportunities.

Tel Aviv’s culinary scene Tel Aviv is a foodie travel destination which offers sun, fun, beaches, history, a unique culture as well as delicious and exciting food. Tel Aviv recently made it on to gourmet magazine Sauver’s list of Outstanding Culinary Destinations in their annual Culinary Travel Awards. Tel Aviv was also named “outstanding” in the Best Markets and Shops category. Tel Aviv’s Pastel Brasserie was voted 2014’s Most Beautiful Restaurant in the World in the International Space Design Awards.

Israel is a land of immigrants, each ethnic community brought with it a unique culinary culture and together they have evolved into the Tel Aviv foodie experience.  While in Tel Aviv you can try cuisine from Ethiopian, Romanian, Georgian, Russian, Indian, Yemenite, Iraqi, Iranian and more which have been given an Israeli Mediterranean twist. The city has elegant chef restaurants like Chef Mir Adoni’s Mizlala, Chef Avi Conforti’s Topolpompo restaurant and celebrity Chef Eyal Shani’s North Abraxas. There are intimate neighborhood restaurants like Abdu Hadayag. And don’t forget the famous Tel Aviv street food which is the healthiest fast-food in the world and always served with fresh Arabic salad.

Tel Aviv Bar Scene It is not just the food that is superior in Tel Aviv the bar scene is also exemplary. Drinks International Magazine included Tel Aviv in their list of World’s 50 Best Bars Awards. Tel Aviv’s Imperial Craft Cocktail Bar was voted the Best Bar in Africa and the Middle East. The Imperial stands out for its amazing made-to-order cocktails and Tel Aviv in general has caught on to the “mixology” trend. Tel Aviv has a buzzing bar scene with about 4,500 food and drink related establishments which means a ratio of one restaurant for every 1,000 people. Time Out Israel recently named Lilienblum Street, the Port, the promenade, Ben Yehuda Street and Dizengoff Street as the best bar areas in the city. Among the top hot spots in Tel Aviv is Trip Advisor’s #1 pick Lima Lima Bar, veteran bar Abraxas,  intimate Ozen Bar and beach bar La La Land-http://www.visit-tel-aviv.com/

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Liberal and Connected Carefree and liberal on the one hand, yet entrepreneurially-focused and no-nonsense on the other, Tel Aviv packs a perfect “innovation ecosystem” storm:  thousands of high-tech companies and startups; leading multinationals; accelerators and co-working spaces; and dozens  of networking events – all within an environment of raw urbanism, avant garde culture, a non-stop nightlife and hot sandy beaches.  Tel Aviv is truly a city of the 21st century. A city made to relax, excite and provoke – a place born of dreamers and an environment that inspires to take dreams to action.

Tel Aviv’s Startup Ecosystem Tel Aviv is cultivating a thriving, accessible, and creative startup ecosystem, unparalleled in its innovation, creativity, synergy, young, and brilliant city  (energy rivaled only by the Silicon Valley). Venture capital, seed funds and accelerators, co-working spaces, talent, free Wi-Fi, the Start Tel Aviv competition, global events, major international  hi-tech and budding startups, leading research and academic institutions – it’s no wonder Tel Aviv was ranked one of the two most innovative cities in the world by the Wall Street Journal, and one of the top three tourist destinations by Lonely Planet.  Tel Aviv is taking a quantum leap, promoting entrepreneurs, hi-tech and startups, on the backdrop of a cutting-edge art scene, beautiful beaches, outdoor cafes, urban grit, and a thriving culinary scene. All this makes Tel Aviv not just a global business center, but also, the ultimate nonstop city.


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