Israeli Women Execs Breach the Glass Startup Ceiling

The face of new high-tech firms in Israel has become a little more feminine over the last two years, but it’s still rough to be a woman in a male-dominated field.

A few years ago Hilla Ovil Brenner, a young startup founder, walked into the offices of a venture capital fund with one goal in mind. She wanted to recruit investors in her company. The difference between her and the other entrepreneurs who visited the office...