TechAviv Oct 2012 Meetup

We're back from the holiday break with a talk by Israeli hi-tech legend Jon Medved, demos by two TechAviv startups that a bridging the gap between the PC and post-PC eras and an exclusive screening of the award winning new film Design & Thinking.

Guest Speaker: Jon Medved

Jon Medved is a serial entrepreneur, renowned Israeli VC and one of the world's leading ambassadors of Israeli hi-tech. We'll get to hear and discuss his inspiring historic and futuristic perspectives on our industry. He'll also tell us about his new project OurCrowd, a unique crowdfunding platform for Israeli startups.

Most recently Jon was the founder/CEO of Vringo (NYSE: VRNG) and previously the founder of Israel Seed Partners. He's led investments in over 60 top Israeli companies including Shopping.com (acquired by Ebay), Compugen (Nasdaq: CGEN), Answers.com (Nasdaq: ANSW), Cyota (acquired by RSA), Native Networks (acquired by Alcatel), Xacct (acquired by Amdocs), Business Layers (acquired by CA) and Mobile Access (acquired by Corning). Jon was also a founder of MERET (Acquired by Amoco) and part of the founding management team at Accent (Nasdaq:ACNTF).

October Startup Demos:

  1. UppSite - Founder & CEO Gal Brill will create a beautiful mobile version of your site in 2 mins
  2. Folloyu - Founder & CEO Alfred Shaffir will move your website visitors seamlessly between desktop to mobile

Screening of film "Design & Thinking":

In tribute to the 1yr anniversary of the passing of Steve Jobs, we've secured the rights to screen the new film Design & Thinking - an award winning new documentary exploring the critical role of "design thinking" in product building. This is an important topic for Israeli hi-tech. Prepare to be inspired.

Agenda:
7:00-8:00pm    Intros & Talk by Jon Medved
8:00-8:30pm    Startup Demos 
8:30-10:00pm  Screening of film Design & Thinking

Pizza will be delivered, compliments of 10bis, at 8:30pm before we start the film.

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Get Bizzabo and enter our private TechAviv room with code: "ta2012"

Looking for top Israeli talent?
Post free on the TechAviv Job Board

See you soon!

@YaronSamid
@TechAviv
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  • Amnon D.

    All parts were excellent, but I think it might have been better to leave one out and do the others more seriously- i.e. do the movie another time would allow a more serious discussion to develop around the companies presenting or about the issues raised in the movie itself.

    October 10, 2012

  • Jeremy K.

    Excellent Agenda and speakers.

    October 9, 2012

  • Erez P.

    דופה מיוזיק המפעילה שירות אינטרנטי מחפשת את גיבור העל שלה
    ארכיטקט מערכת ותוכניתן ראשי לפיתוח בפועל של ליבת המוצר.
    גיבור העל יהיה במעמד שותף. החברה בעלת גב כלכלי.
    חובה:
    ניסיון עבודה בחברת סטארט-אפ אינטרנטית בתפקיד דומה.
    ניסיון בעבודה בהקמת שירותים בסביבת ענן למוצרים עם עומסים גבוהים.
    גיבורי על מוזמנים לפנות אל ארז [masked]

    2 · September 30, 2012

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