Moonshots in Faraway Places: Why Eric Schmidt called me an idiot

eToro

Eric Schmidt believes it and so do we. Technology will soon enable people to have all the information they need in the palm of their hands regardless of wealth status. He has set up a fund Innovation Endeavours  intended to invest in the Israeli and US entrepreneurial ecosystem and I was honored to be invited to […]

Read full story Comments are closed

The Virtual Social Network

eToro

Experience the impossible. Interact with those that are not around you, experience their experiences. Facebook intends to take sharing to a new level with its 2B USD acquisition of the virtual reality headset company, Oculus. Facebook intends to be at the forefront of a new medium of interaction; virtual reality. Its acquisition is symbolic. Facebook embodies […]

Read full story Comments are closed

The evolution of the social web

eToro

The evolution of the social web over the past 24 months has been fascinating. We are kind of witnessing a social revolution within the social revolution. Social web 2.0. It looks like the world went perhaps too open too quickly and we have seen a revolt. Many young teenagers shifted their social network activity from […]

Read full story Comments

2014: Still living in the 20th century?

eToro

Let’s cast our minds back to Peter Thiel’s Start-up Course that we teach here at eToro. Recent tragic events reminded me of this particular class. It is now well over a month since flight MH170 disappeared from radar and has still not been found. Ignoring the conspiracy theories circling the web, assuming this plane is […]

Read full story Comments

Great 2013! Now onto 2014…

eToro

 I wanted to take the time to reflect on what has been a  truely revolutionary year 2013. I don’t think anyone, including myself, had dared to imagine what a year of change it would be for all of us. At eToro we launched some exciting features; the eToro OpenBook for mobile devices (both IOS and […]

Read full story Comments
eToro meets David Cameron, the British Prime Minister via Future Fifty

eToro meets David Cameron, the British Prime Minister via Future Fifty

eToro

We recently were accepted into the Future Fifty programme- a UK governmental programme designed to accelerate a select group of high-growth stage tech. The formal event took place together with the Tech City 3rd anniversary. We were welcomed in ceremonial fashion by being invited to open the world’s financial markets at the London Stock Exchange along with other […]

Read full story Comments

Start-up Course: Back to the Future- Changing the world today and tomorrow

eToro

It’s almost impossible to predict the future, whether it be the financial or tech future. There is so much great innovation out there, but when will it reach widespread market distribution? As mentioned in a previous blog, the world has been waiting for electric cars for several years and we are still waiting… we are […]

Read full story Comments

New leadership for a new world- Management 2.0

eToro

  We just recently finished our 2nd startup course at the company. It was an awesome ride. Once again another group of employees partook in a journey that allowed them  to explore how best to set up a company and take their creative ideas from 0 to 1. I better watch my back because there […]

Read full story Comments

Start-up Course- Deep Thought. AI, Are humans dying out?

eToro

Start-up course- Deep Thought There is a lot out there that we don’t know; deep in the oceans, deep in outer space and there is technology that is perhaps more advanced than ourselves. AI- artificial intelligence and computer science has developed to such an extent that it can outperform humans more efficiently, dramatically changing the […]

Read full story Comments

Start-up Course Web2.0…There Once Was a World Without Web.

eToro

After web 2.0 My kids will grow up and they won’t understand how I lived and coped in a world without the  web. I always found it amazing how my parents never really had a television growing up. How did they live their lives?! We now live in the web 3.0 world, it is almost […]

Read full story Comments