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The Next Silicon Valleys: Tel Aviv

10 February 2014 Last updated at 00:00 GMT

In the first of a series looking at places trying to replicate the success of Silicon Valley, the BBC considers Israel's tech capital Tel Aviv.

The country has already been dubbed "the Start-Up Nation" and, as Rory Cellan-Jones reports, it is down to a highly-skilled workforce and entrepreneurs prepared to take risks.