OurCrowd Invites the Tech World to ‘ShukTech’ Following Global Investor Summit

10,000 Summit Guests expected to take over Jerusalem’s Mahane Yehuda Market

Jerusalem – January 29, 2018 – OurCrowd, the leading global equity crowdfunding platform will keep the party going in Mahane Yehuda after its 2018 Global Investor Summit closing plenary ends.  The third annual ShukTech, a collaborative event with Jerusalem’s Development Authority (JDA), will turn the city’s most celebrated outdoor marketplace into a techhub.  The gathering will feature a night of CEO meetups, delicious food, craft beers, live music, street art, video walls and informal pitches from some of the city’s most aspiring and inspiring tech entrepreneurs. Companies pitching will include RenewSenes, Bitemojo, Strattic and more.

OurCrowd CEO Jon Medved said, “On February 1st, over 10,000 people from 90 countries will visit Jerusalem for our historic 2018 OurCrowd Global Investor Summit.  ShukTech combines the energy of Thursday Shuk nightlife with the tech ecosystem.  It’s the perfect afterparty to showcase our city and wrap up such a monumental day.”

Jerusalem Mayor Nir Barkat said, “With over 600 startups currently located in Jerusalem, the city has become a hub of innovation.  ShukTech celebrates all that the city has to offer from culinary delights, great beer and inspirational and informative startup pitches.”

ShukTech is taking place in partnership with The Ministry of Jerusalem and Heritage, The Jerusalem Municipality, Jnext and MassChallenge Israel.

Following the OurCrowd Global Investor Summit, buses will be available at the ICC to bring attendees to ShukTech.

For more information visit https://www.facebook.com/events/578384669191338/.

Note to Editors –

About OurCrowd: OurCrowd is the leading global equity crowdfunding platform for accredited investors. Managed by a team of seasoned investment professionals and led by serial entrepreneur Jon Medved, OurCrowd vets and selects opportunities, invests its own capital, and brings companies to its accredited membership of global investors. OurCrowd provides post-investment support to its portfolio companies, assigns industry experts as mentors, and takes board seats. The OurCrowd community consists of almost 25,000 accredited investors from over 112 countries. OurCrowd has raised over $500M and invested in 130 portfolio companies and funds. To join OurCrowd as an accredited investor visit www.ourcrowd.com and click “Join.”

The 2018 OurCrowd Global Investor Summit, Feb. 1, 2018, in Jerusalem, Israel, is the largest equity crowdfunding event in the world, and the largest investor event in the entire Middle East.  The event will bring together Corporate partners like GE, Honda, DuPont, Samsung, and more, along with entrepreneurs, global delegations from over 50 countries, industry leaders and members of the press from all over the world.  10,000 are expected to register to attend. Learn more at summit.ourcrowd.com

For Press Materials: https://blog.ourcrowd.com/shuktech

Press contact: OurCrowd: Leah Stern, Dir. Of Communications / UK: +44 747 0196826 / US: +1 703 626 4310 / E: leah@ourcrowd.com / Judith Arkush, Silicon Valley Communications, judith@siliconvpr.com, +14159371724