Israel has been buzzing with activity the past week. Authorities rolled out the red carpet for Narendra Modi, marking the first time a sitting Indian prime minister made an official state visit to Israel. During his trip, Modi forged multiple pacts with his Israeli counterpart Benjamin Netanyahu covering innovation, technology, defence, water conservation, agriculture management and space studies. Earlier this week, the two leaders launched a technology fund titled Israel India Innovation Initiative Fund (I4F), to improve economic ties between the two countries. Jon Medved, CEO and founder of Israeli equity crowdfunding platform OurCrowd discusses his plans for India’s technology and start-up community, and why he believes Israel and India can make an indelible mark together on the global start-up stage.

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