There are many factors leading to Israel's excellence in technology, entrepreneurship and venture capital. Israel is surrounded by hostile countries, it has little natural resources including water. It’s economy has to sustain itself almost exclusively on science and cutting edge technologies. In addition, as it’s national security depends on it, Israel must maintain a most advanced defence force, also technology based. Consequently, affecting both civilian industries and leadership qualities of young people. In this section you may find a selection of articles, written by Dr. Gideon Tolkowsky, regarding Israeli venture capital and technology entrepreneurship in Israel. These writings, may assist you in deciding whether and how to approach the Israeli market.