Israel’s cabinet is set to approve a new plan that will expand opportunities to set up solar-powered facilities to generate electricity in different locations. IPTV company PeerTV raised $2.4 million to complete the first Israeli IPO on London’s AIM in three years and microSteps, an online communications provider mainly for preschools, won the first Yazamiyot startup competition. For these stories and more see this week’s headlines below.
1. Israel’s electric grid set to go solar
3. BIRD Foundation invests $5.4m. in Israel-US projects
5. microSteps wins Yazamiyot’s first startup competition
9. More immigrants among entrepreneurs