“It just seems like it’s raining Aussies on us. I’ve never seen so many,” says Jon Medved, chief executive of OurCrowd and one of Israel’s leading hi-tech venture capitalists. After a period of “clearly not enough” investment in innovation, Australia seems poised for a “really great moment”, he believes.

It looks like we’re about to realise we can “actually make [money] on minds not mines”, he says in his Jerusalem office, his voice as loud as his floral-themed shirt.

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