The NYtimes article describes how Israel became a unique hi-tech cluster.
From the article:
"Tel Aviv has become one of the world’s foremost entrepreneurial hot spots. Israel has more high-tech start-ups per capita than any other nation on earth, by far. It leads the world in civilian research-and-development spending per capita. It ranks second behind the U.S. in the number of companies listed on the Nasdaq. Israel, with seven million people, attracts as much venture capital as France and Germany combined."
Read the full Article:
Jan 12th 2010
The New York Times print edition