Oracle and Start-Up Nation Central Fuel Israeli Tech Innovation

TEL AVIV—June 22, 2023—Oracle and Start-Up Nation Central, a non-profit organization that promotes Israeli technology and innovation around the world, today hosted dozens of companies and entrepreneurs at an event in Tel Aviv to discuss the role of emerging technologies such as AI in helping businesses overcome challenges and unlock new opportunities.

Oracle and Start-Up Nation Central Fuel Israeli Tech Innovation

The event featured a fireside chat between Oracle CEO Safra Catz and Start-Up Nation CEO Avi Hasson, on the growth of AI and cloud and how enterprises are using these technologies to harness business data and drive innovation. The two leaders also discussed the growth of the Israeli startup ecosystem, particularly in the emerging field of AI.

“Israel is now home to some of the most vibrant emerging technology companies in the world, ready to unlock the full potential of AI and cloud,” said Safra Catz, CEO, Oracle. “Oracle’s cloud infrastructure for AI workloads, world class data management, advanced security and a full suite of cloud applications are key to helping startups solve the world’s most pressing business challenges.”

“The rapid growth of digital technologies gives Israeli innovative companies fertile ground for international collaborations, investment and growth,” said Avi Hasson, CEO, Start-Up Nation Central. “We are proud to  collaborate with Oracle, a global leader in cloud computing, to foster opportunities for Israeli tech innovation ecosystem and propel AI and cloud infrastructure solution development and application.”

The event also included a panel with Israeli startups Diagnostic Robotics,, AI21 Labs, and Weka.IO to discuss trends in enterprise and industry adoption of AI technologies.

Oracle’s unique cloud and AI strategy spans applications to infrastructure and provides businesses the tools and insights needed to automate business processes, improve decision-making, and enhance customer experiences – all with the best performance, security and price.

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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, it provides a platform that nurtures business growth and generates partnerships with corporations, governments, investors, and NGOs to strengthen Israel’s economy and society.


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