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Led by Yossi Dan from the Israel-France Chamber of Commerce, a delegation of some twenty Israeli startups and a number of investors arrived below at Vivatech, the greatest substantial tech display in Europe, and in no way stopped running from just one rendezvous to the future in the large hall (air-conditioned for the to start with time) at the Porte de Versailles. Place with each other by Maurice Lévy, chairman of the board of marketing giant Publicis Groupe, along with the Les Echoes push group, Vivatech this 12 months took spot in a extremely tense political context, primarily with the Russian invasion of Ukraine. But on the ground of the corridor, amongst the hundreds of crowded, colorful and loud firm, regional and nation stands and pavilions, there was no time for politics, together with for the Israeli delegation.

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With assistance from Michel Hauser-Kauffmann of the France-Israel chamber of commerce, Dan 1st brought the delegation to the stand of mega French group Bouygues, which gave two Israeli sensible mobility begin-ups an award.

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Product or service VP of Parknav, Simon Arazi, swiftly described that there are numerous startups using genuine time facts to assistance persons locate parking spots in towns, but that “acquiring only real time day is useless. Our method is dependent on stats enhanced with genuine-time knowledge,” he continued, “and tells the person the percentage of chances of finding a location in a distinct region.” Arazi claimed that some 150 towns in Europe and the States are working with the Parknav technological innovation.

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Subsequent to Arazi on the podium stood Dvir Kenig, head of the ITC startup, Intelligent Website traffic Regulate. “We are enablers,” he described, “helping municipalities to avert site visitors jams by regulating lights at intersections.” On a pill personal computer, he confirmed me a visitors jam in Tel Aviv with small bars on license plates to retain house owners nameless. “We are connected to cameras regulating the lights,” he ongoing.

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ITC has customers in Israel, the US, Luxembourg, and a job in Brazil. But are not metropolitan areas trying to do away with motor vehicle website traffic? Sure, but metropolitan areas will always have way too significantly auto and truck traffic, both equally winners agreed.

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Also in the delegation was Yaron Golgher, head of I Know 1st. It presents artificial intelligence-based mostly algorithmic forecasting methods to make stock sector predictions and every day forecasts in more than 50 world-wide markets. By now highlighted on Israel’s tv channel 13 and i24 Information, I Know Initially has gained an award for ideal global money technologies startup at the Geneva Wealthtech Discussion board.

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The algorithm was very first designed for the chemical market by partner Dr. Lipa Roitman, from Russia, who examined in Novosibirsk Point out University in Siberia and the Weizmann Institute of Science. Golgher named him, “a genius, the smartest man or woman I have at any time satisfied.”

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He extra, “and just as we really don’t contact our clients’ revenue, he and I do not chat politics.”

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Golgher observed that the algorithm was pointing to cost hikes and shortages in the energy, mining and foods sectors in October 2021 before the war in Ukraine started, which means “the craze from this war was predictable.” Has this presented an chance for buyers? “I am not at all at ease with contacting selling price hikes and shortages for several folks an chance for a handful of investors,” he answered.

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Also in the delegation, Yotam Hechtlinger, head of exists.ai, which is in the early stage of advancement of 3D web-sites. “Know-how has reached the phase where we can create spectacular internet websites that will appeal to individuals and organizations, not just avid gamers,” he mentioned.

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Exists.ai has consumers in Israel and the US, he noted, and hopes to grow into France. He is generating a system to make 3D internet websites an web commodity. “This technologies can enable make the environment a superior place,” he noted, “not just for video video games but to enrich the world wide web, to deliver a lot more facts, to clear up challenges.”

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Hechtlinger commented, “Yossi and the chambers of commerce did a superior position of introducing us to folks right here at Vivatech. We have a few of sales opportunities from this clearly show. Now we have to keep on making sound about our merchandise.”

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In truth, startuppers created their way by means of countless numbers of visitors to go to a superior selection of French stands: LVMH (luxury brand names), Paris Region, RATP (public transport) AXA (insurance), Bouygues, Orange, ENGIE (electrical power), BNP Paribas Michelin and JC Decaux, for case in point.

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A specific notice on Jacob Makhtabi and his uncooked, palms-on industrial French-Israeli startup, Hydro-ecotech. His patented innovation utilizes decomposed, demineralized h2o, in which hydrogen and oxygen molecules have been divided by electric powered current, to cleanse carbon deposits (fuel and oil) from motor vehicle motor partitions and their elements (cylinders, pistons and valves). Now that is a mouthful, or relatively a truck and bus-full!!

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“An engine that is not cleaned calls for amplified gas intake and eventually ought to be immobilized, and its pieces replaced, which is really pricey,” he stated in French. (He also speaks fluent Hebrew, and some Arabic and Farsi, but no English.) “Ours is a groundbreaking method for the industrial globe, as we can clean up two buses or vehicles a working day, whilst latest processes acquire two times per car if the cleansing is even carried out,” he added. He at present has municipal transportation clientele in Marseilles, his house town, the RATP, and quite a few rubbish truck providers.

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Back to the idea of “Tech for Very good”, the slogan of Vivatech several years in the past (right before the hall was air-conditioned). What about now? Vivatech founder Maurice Levy advised Globes, “Tech for superior is now critical. Mankind’s genius has systematically assisted wipe out the atmosphere, with overcrowded cities, bad transportation, air pollution, forest destruction, and carbon emissions. With engineering, we can use that genius to lower voracious power consumption, establish clean tech and new energies, and to better wellness and instruction. Tech for fantastic is the avenue for the upcoming.”

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Maurice Levy then took the phase with Makhtar Diop, head of the Global Finance Corp, a branch of the World Lender, to open the Africa Tech Awards session, asserting finalists in a few spots: well being, fintech and weather-tech.

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“We are right here to address problems,” Levy informed the crowd in the not quite comprehensive Phase 1 arena. “And Africa has no time to squander,” extra Diop, a previous Senegalese finance minister, arguably the most high-degree formal from the African continent at the exhibit.”

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Doaa Aref and Dr. Rasha Rady, founders of Chefaa, a pharmacy shipping platform from Cairo, Egypt, were being handed the health and fitness tech award. A younger person sitting up coming to me and much from household, Luke Shankland from South Africa, whose Aviro Health startup performs digitalized, automated wellness screening, graciously commented, “they deserved to win.”

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He included that “enable for Africa does arrive from the West but generally with strings connected. And huge American corporations are employing absent substantially of the prime talent in African nations.” He recurring what Makhtar Diop experienced just stated on phase, “African billionaires ought to spend a lot more in technology.”

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Following, a political problem in which Israel finds alone associated on both equally sides…a holographic deal with in augmented truth by none other than President Zelenskyy of Ukraine, in fact by his avatar. He designed a plea for companies to invest in “a electronic land lease in the struggle for democracy against an empire, to reconstruct the Ukraine. You should support the Ukraine right until victory,” he instructed the Stage Just one crowd, in an tackle coordinated with tech shows in Dublin, Zurich and London.

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“Ukraine deserves this gathering,” Maurice Levy told the group, with out mentioning the term Russia. “They have to have us and we want to help them.” It is pretty strange for a standing president to use a hologram and avatar, but this was Vivatech.

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Maurice Levy instructed Globes, “it is far too early to see long expression implications from the war in Ukraine, alongside with the problem with China, but know-how must obtain options to what I believe will be the finish of globalization as we have identified it with cost-free and open marketplaces. I see two significant developments: inflation for the upcoming 12 to 18 months, with substantial curiosity prices and the conclusion of inexpensive money, and the repatriation of production.”

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And the next day, French President Macron, just back again from Kiev, was on stage. “The European technology ecosystem can convey a great deal support to the Ukrainians, who are combating for their freedom,” he advised the gathering.

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Macron promised more community and non-public expenditure in technology in France and Europe, as perfectly as in higher tech training and schooling, commencing at the middle school level, to fulfill main troubles in overall health, local climate, and to give a much better life for all.

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And Israeli startups have a position to engage in in this tech for superior, soon after what all present agreed was quite positive participation in Vivatech, with a lot desired assistance from equally chambers of commerce in Tel Aviv and Paris.

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In accordance to Vivatech, 91,000 readers attended the present at la Porte de Versailles, and there were being 300,000 visits on the net.

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Posted by Globes, Israel business news – en.globes.co.il – on June 19, 2022.

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