High-tech Haifa: A Start-up Hub in the Old Port Is a Magnet for Entrepreneurs

Start-ups in the city tripled in the last year, from 20 to 60, according to the city's new Youth Authority. Although Haifa's multinational high-tech giants are still a major pull for Technion graduates, many young trailblazers are landing here.

For most high-tech entrepreneurs in Israel who operate in Tel Aviv or its surroundings, the decision to move to Haifa to establish a start-up is not a...