With a population of approximately 7 million people, Israel produces more startups per capita than any other nation in the world.
Filmmaker Melissa Chua accompanied The Academy for Entrepreneurial Leadership at the University of Illinois on their trip to Israel and produced this short documentary on the experience. It clearly shows the passion Israeli entrepreneurs have for their country and reinforces what the book Start-Up Nation discusses: entrepreneurs in Israel are generally just two degrees removed from anyone else they want to meet, including the Prime Minister.
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