Innovation Ecosystem Analyst

Tel-Aviv Full-time position

The Innovation Ecosystem Analyst will lead Start-Up Nation Central’s efforts to continue to be a leading source of knowledge about Israel’s innovation ecosystem and assist in the organization’s mission of advancing Israel’s technology sector.

S/he will be responsible for creating insightful research output that supports Start-Up Nation Central’s strategy and operations through meetings and data analysis. This position reports to the Director of Data and Insights.

Who are we? Start-Up Nation Central is a non-profit organization that connects Israeli innovation to the world in order to help international entities solve global challenges. Immersed in the Israeli technology ecosystem, we provide a platform that nurtures business growth, recommends policies, and generates partnerships with corporations, governments, investors, and NGOs to strengthen Israel’s economy and society.

Role and Responsibilities:

  • Develop in-depth knowledge and map the relevant sectors within the Israeli innovation ecosystem
  • Generate insights and data models
  • Research global and local trends and developments in the technology industry along with associated challenges and opportunities
  • Present insights in the form of well-written posts, blogs, and reports
  • Speak and present in front of international business leaders and on visual media
  • Generate ecosystem insights for PR and marketing purposes
  • Support product and user analytics


  • At least 3 years as a full-time analyst or similar experience
  • Bachelor’s degree – a must; Master’s degree – advantageous
  • Highly methodological and analytical
  • Critical thinker
  • Creative thinker
  • High-level written and spoken English
  • Advanced Excel skills
  • Knowledge of the Israeli innovation, technology, and investment ecosystem – an advantage
  • Effective communication and presentation skills
  • Good interpersonal skills
  • Quick and comprehensive self-learner
  • Able to work effectively under pressure, meet deadlines, and multi-task in a multi-team environment
  • SQL knowledge
  • ML (Machine Learning) experience – advantageous
  • BI development skills – advantageous
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