New Methods to Create Value in MedTech – Bridging the Gap between Israel and the US

Speaker: Dr. Uri Geiger, Co-Founder and Managing Partner at Accelmed

 About the speaker:


Dr. Uri Geiger has extensive entrepreneurial, management and investment know-how, having created and built many successful medical device enterprises.

In 2009, Dr. Geiger founder Accelmed, Israel largest med-tech investor and has built and led the Accelmed team which over the year expended to NY and London. He is currently Chairman and Board members in eight private and public medical device companies.

Prior to 2009, Dr. Geiger served as Founder & CEO of Exalenz Bioscience Ltd. (TASE:EXEN), developer of an innovative breath-based technology for diagnosing liver and gastrointestinal disorders that was acquired from Oridion Systems (today part of Covidien) and which Dr. Geiger took public in 2007.  He is currently the Executive Chairman of the Board of Exalenz.

He previously co-founded and was the CEO of GalayOr Networks, a developer of optical components, sold in 2003 to MEMSCAP (EuroNext: MEMS). Dr. Geiger is also the founding partner of Dragon Variation Fund, one of Israel’s first hedge funds, which was sold to Israeli insurance company Migdal in 2007. Dr. Geiger parctiec law with NY Sullivan & Cromwell during the late 1990s, where he gained a broad understanding of capital markets and significant experience, which he put to use after returning to Israel in 1999.

Dr. Geiger was formerly an adjunct professor at the Recanati Business School at Tel Aviv University, where he lectured on private equity and venture capital. He is the author of the books Startup Companies and Venture Capital (Tel Aviv University Press, 2001) and From Concept to Wall Street (Financial Times - Prentice Hall, 2003). He earned his doctorate from New York’s Columbia University Center for Law & Economics, where he majored in global equity markets. Dr. Geiger served as a major in the Israeli Air Force.


Event Details

Event date: 02-27-2018
Event End Date: 02-27-2018
Cut off date 02-27-2018
Individual Price $20.00
Time 6:30PM - Networking reception
7:00PM - Yossi Vebman a Parnter at Skadden and an IBF Board Member
7:05PM - Presentation and Q&A

Location Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP
4 Times Square
Entrance on 43rd Street
Event Language Event will be conducted in English
Location New York
Event registration is closed
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