According to the World Economic Forum, six Israeli technology companies made it onto their top 100 Technology Pioneers list for 2023. According to their website, the World Economic Forum, established in 1971, is an International Organization for Public-Private Cooperation working with leading political, business, cultural and other leaders of society to help shape global, regional and industry agendas. It is an independent not-for-profit and not connected to any special interests. The Israeli companies that won this year are all startups less than 10 years old and according to the judges were:
1 – Innovative in bringing to market technology with an effective business model.
2 – Had the potential to have positive long-term impacts on society and the planet.
3 – Led by visionaries.
4 – Privately held and independent, with a solid early stage funding.
The Israeli companies on the list come from across the technology spectrum tackling many different challenges:
1 – AIVF, a reproductive technology company whose proprietary AI software helps fertility clinics optimize IVF (in vitro fertilization) processes and outcomes.
2 – Aporia Technologies, whose tools for monitoring, visualizing and deriving analytics from production models empowers data science and machine learning teams to enhance their models and validate their business impact.
3 – Electriq Global, whose proprietary powder enables hydrogen storage, transportation and last-mile delivery in ambient and non-pressurized conditions.
4 – OX Appsec Security, which provides development, security and operations (DevSecOps) teams with automation, visibility and risk insights for every step of the software development life cycle.
5 – Tastewise Technologies, a platform where the world’s largest food and beverage brands find consumer data critical to innovation and resilience in the industry.
6 – Wilco, which facilitates hands-on learning for software engineers by simulating a real workplace with real challenges.
As we have seen before, Israeli companies continue to harness technology to help make the world a better place.