Israeli entrepreneur and investor Yossi Vardi speaks in China during a sub-forum with the theme of ‘Entrepreneurs: Born or Made?’ in this file photo of the 2015 Boao Forum for Asia. Photo: Xinhua

‘Godfather’ of Israel’s hi-tech industry Yossi Vardi credits ‘tiger moms’ for country's new nickname: Start-up nation

Government support, and competitive education and research in support of technology and innovation, also cited as key factors

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Israeli entrepreneur and investor Yossi Vardi speaks in China during a sub-forum with the theme of ‘Entrepreneurs: Born or Made?’ in this file photo of the 2015 Boao Forum for Asia. Photo: Xinhua
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