Israel is THE startup country per se. Approximately 1000 companies in the tech and online sector are founded every year and only a small, but notably relevant part of it is present this week at the DLD Conference in Tel Aviv – a mixture of conference, festival and urban happening. In addition, the usual suspects such as Google and Amazon are present, who will be using their own space in the “Old Train Station” location to convey the cloud topic.
Representatives of large corporations from all over the world are sweating during panel discussions at temperatures of over 30 degrees Celsius amongst the slightly overstrained ventilators. Artificial intelligence, the future of mobility and finance, educational technology (EdTech) and cybersecurity are the essential topics this year. The digital story of Tel Aviv is also featured as one of the most innovative cities in the world.
Here are some impressions of Nunatak managing director, Robert Jacobi. Interestingly enough the DLD Munich conference has played a crucial part of the Nunatak story: The two managing directors Robert Jacobi and Rupert Schäfer, then a DLD producer at Hubert Burda Media, met for the first time there back in 2007.