Passage to Israel

Justin Hibbard

As U.S. VCs increasingly look abroad for investments, a curious phenomenon is developing: the foreign junket. Maybe VCs have always participated in tour groups, and I'm just now discovering them. But it seems like every few months a delegation of VCs is boarding a plane to China, India, Russia, or some other foreign land to press flesh, sample local cuisine, see archeological sites, and, oh yeah, learn about investing opportunities. The latest is the second annual VC Mission to Israel.

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