Israeli startups should choose the UK when expanding to Europe

With Israeli startups continuing to break records in fundraising, the co-heads of our international Israel group, Josef Fuss and Nathan Krapivensky, outline potential opportunities in Europe and how they envisage the next phase of success for these businesses.

London is ready and waiting for Israeli entrepreneurs and technology companies. While Israeli entrepreneurs and startups have traditionally been focused on expanding to the US - and for good reason since America has given such startups access to capital, opportunities for expansion in one of the biggest markets, and seemingly endless exit opportunities, yet Europe is also a strong destination. Somewhere along the flight path between Israel and New York, and a mere four hours from Ben-Gurion airport, London is now the leading global centre for innovation, with the most international startup community in the world and unparalleled access to Europe, the world’s largest trading block.

"We’re seeing a spike with our startup and entrepreneurial clients who are serious about establishing a base in the UK as part of their international expansion plans,” explained Partner Josef Fuss.