Past Events

Who governs Israel? The public or special interest groups.

Guy Rolnik, Founder of TheMarker, financial newspaper, who led major reforms in the Israeli economy in the last decade will analyze with the audience the numbers and the political economy process behind Israel’s special interest groups. We will together try to understand why Israel is not exploiting it’s potential, why startup nation is only for 10% of the labor market and why the current path is unsustainable if we want to retain top talent in Israel.

 

Event date:
09-16-2014

Fostering Economic Growth In Israel

Amit Lang, Director General, Israeli Ministry of Economy

Event date:
06-27-2014

Joint Event with NIF: Hacking for Better Israel

Intimate Briefing with Boaz Chen, General Director,

DemOS Project, The Public Knowledge Workshop

The Public Knowledge Workshop increases public participation in Israel by transforming government data into public knowledge. The Workshop provides open and accessible analysis of governmental information, working with Knesset members to increase transparency and with hi-tech entrepreneurs to incubate the industry's projects working to achieve this goal.

Event date:
06-10-2014

The Fuel Choices Initiative and Start Up Nation 2.0

Eyal Rosner Chairman and Director of Administration, The Fuel Choices Initiative, Prime Minister's Office, Israel

Event date:
04-10-2014

My Documentary Career: From Medal of Honor to Israeli Cuisine

Roger Sherman, Documentary Filmmaker

Cinematographer, Still Photographer, Author

Florentine Films/Sherman Pictures

 

From Medal of Honor to Israeli Cuisine

The Business and Art of A Documentary Career

 

 

 

 

Event date:
02-27-2014

Technion-Cornell Innovation Institute Overview

Craig Gotsman

The first and founding director of the Jacobs Technion-Cornell Innovation Institute.

 

Professor Gotsman will present an overview of the Institute including the plan and vision for the future campus of Cornell Tech on Roosevelt Island – aimed to be an innovative, sustainable academic campus on Roosevelt Island, New York City.

Event date:
12-10-2013

Israel Defense Industries- Achievements and Opportunities

Israeli Business Forum, The Israel National Brain Gain Program and Tech Aviv are honored to host representatives of Rafael and Elbit's technology incubator, to share successes and challenges of the defense industry and to speak about opportunities within the industry.

Event date:
10-22-2013

Building a global consumer internet company using Israeli human capital

Speaker: Allon Bloch, CEO of mySupermarket 

Event date:
10-08-2013

Innovation within the Enterprise: How Unit 8200 introduced entrepreneurialism to the enterprise

A conversation with Nir Lempert, former Deputy Commander of Unit 8200, current Chairman & CEO of Zap Group, Chairman of the 8200 Amuta Foundation


 

Event date:
09-03-2013

Where is the Israeli High-tech industry headed; challenges and achievement

Speaker: Avi Hasson Chief Scientist of Ministry of Economy

Event date:
06-03-2013

No, No, No, No, No, Yes

Speaker: Gideon Amichay CEO & Founder at No, No, No, No, No, Yes New York and a TEDx speaker.

Event date:
05-13-2013

The Start-Up Nation's Threat From Within

Speaker: Dan Ben David, Executive Director, Taub Institute for Social Policy Studies

Event date:
04-10-2013

Running a Start Up: Reflections, Advice and Roadmap

Speaker: Guy Blachman, Founder of MyBuilding and Co-Founder of ActiveBuilding

Event date:
03-21-2013

The Opportunity in Israel's Electoral Crisis The implications of the continued crisis in Israeli governance, and the opportunity it creates for building a great society

Speaker: Gidi Grinstein, Founder and President of The Reut institute

Event date:
02-20-2013

Future of the Personal Cloud

Current thoughts of a practitioner Tamir Koch, Founder & CEO, TriPlay

Event date:
02-12-2013

Doing well while doing good: A look at impact investing and the growing social capital market in Israel

Speakers: Yair Safrai, Chairman at Impact First Investments Cecile Blilious, Managing Partner at Impact First Investments

Event date:
09-05-2012

Shavuot Wine Tasting Event

Sponsored by: Blue White Wines

Event date:
06-05-2012

Shooting Under Fire

Speaker: Gil Cohen- Magen, Photographer

Event date:
05-02-2012

Israel's Startup Frenzy: Is the party over or is it just the beginning?

Speaker: Jonathan Medved, Serial Entrepreneur

Event date:
04-16-2012

SpaceIL

Speaker: Yariv Bash, CEO and Co-Founder of SpaceIL

Event date:
03-28-2012

TAX WORKSHOP

Speaker: Oren Adler, CPA, Partner at Gideon Adler & Co. CPAs

Event date:
02-23-2012

CUTTING THE CORD

Speaker: Avner Ronen, CEO and Co-Founder, Boxee, Inc.

Event date:
12-01-2011

THE STATE OF PRIVATE EQUITY AND VENTURE CAPITAL IN 2011

Panelists:

Daniel Schultz, Co-Founder and Managing Director, DFJ Gotham Ventures

Anton Levy, Managing Director, General Atlantic Alex Ferrara, Partner, Millennium Technology Value Partners

Moderator:

Sass Darwish, Managing Director, Head of Americas Technology Investment Banking at Nomura Securities

Event date:
10-26-2011

Women, Religion and Individual Liberties: The Israeli Model

Speaker: Professor Neta Ziv, Tel Aviv University

Event date:
07-27-2011