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TechAviv Oct 2012 Meetup

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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 (acquired by Ebay), Compugen (Nasdaq: CGEN), (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:

UppSite ( - Founder & CEO Gal Brill will create a beautiful mobile version of your site in 2 mins 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.

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"

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