Archive | Tech Stuff RSS feed for this section

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
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

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

Last Mover Advantage – With Guy Gamzu, startup class 4

eToro

This week at our weekly startup course we went through  Startup Course 2013 Class 4, we had a unique opportunity to look  into the mind of an angel, Guy Gamzu. Guy was the lead angel investor in eToro and is on the board at eToro, he is one of the top angel investors in Israel, and has […]

Read full story Comments

Fucking Valuations- Out With the Old in With the New… Startups course class 3

eToro

We are in the second round of eToro startup course,  below are some insights following Startup Class 3 on Value Systems. As usual the week’s class was attended by an eclectic group of the highly talented people that we have here at eToro along with one or two visitors checking out the scene. Just before tha […]

Read full story Comments

Mobile first or die, even babies go mobile first

eToro

When I think about eToro’s most important goals in 2013, one thing is clear: Our user experience must be optimized for mobile users. We should assume that the most frequent interaction with our products are through mobile devices, and we must make sure our mobile products are better than our web products. It was recently announced that more than […]

Read full story Comments