MembersStartApp Nation

The smartphone has become increasingly important in our daily lives, allowing people to interface with a computer that fits into their pocket.

By Michael Selutin |
Photo: The Public Knowledge Workshop

Various programs are available called applications, or apps, which are as great as the diversity of users.

Israel is one of the leading countries in the development of apps for the smartphone along with the US, Russia and India. In just a few short years, Israeli Internet companies have developed apps that are leaders on the hi-tech scene. Although it is a small country, the label “Made in Israel” means high-quality and lower development costs.

There are thousands of programmers creating smart phone apps in Israel, most of whom are located in greater Tel Aviv. Israeli apps are broadly represented on the 2.6 billion smartphones in the world today.

The Israel Export Institute names 116 Israeli mobile companies on its website and the IVC Research Center has a list of 1,040 Israeli app companies. This year, 65 Israeli companies sent representatives to the ISRAEL: StartAppNation pavilion at the 2016 Mobile World Congress in Barcelona.

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