The truth is, Silicon Wadi
stretches far beyond Tel Aviv.
In the twenty-first century, however, Silicon Valley's competition has gotten fiercer - as reflected by the increasing number of locations affixing the chemical element to their names: Silicon Alley (New York), Silicon Wadi
(Tel Aviv), Silicon Sentier (Paris), etc.
The best brains in the world are in Silicon Valley and Silicon Wadi
,'' said Netanyahu, referring to Israel's tech startup region.
As a result, over the past two decades, policymakers' attention has shifted from trying to understand Asia's so-called tiger economies toward recreating the successful clusters of Silicon Valley, Boston's Route 128, Taiwan's Hsinchu Park, South Korea's Daedeok Science Town and Israel's Silicon Wadi
Acclaimed by VON magazine as "Israel's Bill Gates," Zohar Zisapel has played a critical role in forging an Israeli high tech Silicon Wadi
that is second only to California's Silicon Valley in entrepreneurial prowess and innovation.