From Silicon Valley to Beantown, Israeli High-tech Moves East

Israelis are responsible for a huge chunk of immigrant-founded high-tech companies in the U.S., and after years of concentration in Silicon Valley, they are finding a new hub in Boston.

Doron Reuveni is bracing himself for another freezing Massachusetts winter. The CEO of uTest, a start-up that uses the crowdsourcing model to offer a range of software testing services, is a member of a growing community of Israeli high-tech entrepreneurs living in the United States, many of them on the East Coast. “We pay a price for not living in Israel. Usually, it’s the weather and the lack of decent...