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Best books/courses on investing in Israeli startups

Interested in investing in Israeli startups? Here's a great list to get smart and get started.

Start-up Nation: The Story of Israel's Economic Miracle

Hampered by an Arab nation boycott that makes regional trade impossible and endowed with precious little by way of natural resources, Israel has beaten the odds to become a major player in the global business world, especially in the technology sector.

The Israel Test

PRAISE FOR THE ISRAEL TEST The Israel Test spoke to me with unexpected power.

Angel Investing: Matching Startup Funds with Startup Companies--The Guide for Entrepreneurs and Individual Investors

According to Robert J. Robinson and Mark van Osnabrugge, so-called business angels--those generally unheralded private investors who usually specialize in high-growth fields and often involve themselves directly in the endeavors they fund--now provide 30 to 40 times more financing each year than their more famous counterparts, venture capitalists.

Term Sheets & Valuations - A Line by Line Look at the Intricacies of Term Sheets & Valuations (Bigwig Briefs)

"This primer should be required reading for every entrepreneur. It is short, authoritative and worth its weight in gold." --- Murray Low, Executive Director, Columbia Business School, Eugene M. Lang Center for Entrepreneurship"An invaluable resource for executives and financial professionals." --- Graham D.S. Anderson, General Partner, EuclidSR Partners"A valuable resource for entrepreneurs..."

The Lean Startup: How Today's Entrepreneurs Use Continuous Innovation to Create Radically Successful Businesses

"The Lean Startup has a kind of inexorable logic, and Ries' recommendations come as a bracing slap in the face to would-be tech moguls: Test your ideas before you bet the bank on them. Don't listen to what focus groups say; watch what your customers do.

The Four Steps to the Epiphany: Steve Blank: 9780989200509: Books

The Four Steps to the Epiphany [Steve Blank] on FREE super saver shipping on qualifying offers. The bestselling classic that launched 10, 000 startups and new corporate ventures - The Four Steps to the Epiphany is one of the most influential and practical business books of all time.

Crossing the Chasm: Marketing and Selling Disruptive Products to Mainstream Customers: Geoffrey A. Moore, Regis McKen...

Geoffrey Moore is chairman emeritus of three consulting firms-The Chasm Group, Chasm Institute, and TCG Advisors-all of which provide marketing strategy and organizational advice to leading high-technology companies. Moore is also a venture partner with Mohr Davidow Ventures, a California-based venture capital firm specializing in specific technology markets, including e-commerce, Internet, enterprise software, networking, and semiconductors.

Both Sides of the Table

Mark Suster is a 2x entrepreneur who has gone to the Dark Side of Venture Capital focused on both sides of the table for Los Angeles, Silicon Valley, and around the world.

Courses on Angel Investing (Angel Resource Institute)

Great programs on early stage investing from the Angel Resource Institute -- from valuation, to due diligence, to the technical deal aspects.