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Voices of the industry: Speakers announced for Global Investor Summit 2016

In just under two weeks, OurCrowd will host its 2016 Global Investor Summit, Israel’s largest gathering of top tech innovators, startups, angel investors, VCs, and other industry leaders in Jerusalem. The conference will open on January 25th with welcoming words by OurCrowd Founder and CEO Jon Medved, as well as special guests from around the world of innovation. Watch how Honda, Samsung, GE and others, along with global startups, are gearing up the technology that will bring you the future of mobile, the future car, the future of healthcare, the future… world. Throughout the day attendees will hear from a selection of tech leaders, entrepreneurs, VCs and more across panels, keynotes and more intimate meetings. The list of newly-announced speakers includes: Noaki “Nick” Sugimoto Senior Program Director, Honda Silicon Valley Lab Nick Sugimoto is the Senior Program Director of Honda Silicon Valley Lab (www.hondasvl.com), the open innovation lab of global Honda R&D based in Mountain View, California. Nick oversees Honda’s advanced information technology R&D in Silicon Valley, as well as, strategic partnership globally.  Previously, Nick led the corporate venture capital program at Honda...

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The planet’s most startup-friendly accelerator is coming to Jerusalem

Calling all players in the Israeli startup ecosystem! As part of the closing event at OurCrowd’s Global Investor Summit, MassChallenge Israel invites you to celebrate the launch of its Jerusalem branch. The event will include a special showcase of some of Israel’s most promising startups, and a presentation from MassChallenge and other special guests on the road ahead for the world’s largest startup accelerator as it builds its permanent presence in Jerusalem. Who: MassChallenge CEO John Harthorne, Jerusalem Mayor Nir Barkat, and MassChallenge Israel Managing Director Israel Ganot Where: The Hanger at The First Station, Jerusalem When: January 25th, @7PM Register here for the MassChallenge 2016 Launch Event We hope to see you...

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Glimpse the Future: Agenda of the 2016 Global Investor Summit

What does your future phone look like? Your future car? How will the technology powering your future home be funded? Watch a glimpse of the future – what we’ll be discussing at the 2016 Global Investor Summit:   Take a peek at the working agenda for Israel’s largest gathering of top tech innovators, startups, angel investors, VCs, and other industry leaders in Jerusalem. Here’s a glimpse into what you’ll do at the Summit: Discover which companies are developing your future phone, car, home, hospital, and more Get a case study in the power of the crowd and join the first-ever Crowdbuilding Hackathon Turn the tables with lessons from the Mossad about overcoming adversaries Judge Israel’s 2nd annual Startup Competition, a live, broadcasted pitch contest hosted by Bank Hapoalim, the Jerusalem Development Authority and OurCrowd Celebrate the Jerusalem launch of MassChallenge, the world’s largest accelerator …and that’s just part of Day 1. View the full agenda here. For further details about the event and to reserve your seat, apply at summit.ourcrowd.com. Please mark your calendars and join us for the Summit. We look forward...

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Where in the world are you coming from? Global Investor Summit by the numbers

We are just under three months away from the annual Global Investor Summit, Israel’s largest gathering of top tech innovators, startups, angel investors, VCs, and other industry leaders. Remember last year? Nearly 1000 attendees from 27 countries came to Jerusalem for the Summit. This year’s global crowd of 2,000+ will engage with the future of crowdfunding and startup investing, along with what’s on the horizon for the hottest tech sectors. Since the summer, we’ve been delighted to see registrations pour in from around the world. Take a look at just how global this year’s Summit will be: So far, registrations for the 2016 OurCrowd Global Investor Summit span across the six (inhabited) continents, with the largest group hailing from the Startup Nation itself. All together, registrants originate from 38 countries worldwide: Joining our investors will be 100+ companies, 100 corporate and venture funds, strategic corporate partners and industry leaders, coming together to investigate and celebrate Israel’s surging tech ecosystem and the transformation of innovation finance with the rise of equity crowdfunding. For further details about the event and to reserve your seat, apply at...

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And The Winner Is… | Notable awards received by OurCrowd’s portfolio companies

Over the last few months, OurCrowd’s portfolio companies have received several awards in various competitions recognizing their innovative achievements in their respective fields and in the broader startup ecosystem (such as the 9 companies who won The Red Herring Top 100 award this April). Here is a quick recap of some of our companies’ recent notable awards: ElMindA and Consumer Physics named by the WEF “Technology Pioneers 2015” Consumer Physics and ElMindA were two of the 49 companies from 10 countries selected by the World Economic Forum as the Technology Pioneers of 2015. The World Economic Forum’s annual Technology Pioneers program recognizes early-stage companies from around the world that are involved in the design, development and deployment of new technologies, and are poised to have a significant impact on business and society. Consumer Physics and ElMindA were selected from among hundreds of applicants by a selection committee of 68 academics, entrepreneurs, venture capitalists and corporate executives. Nativeflow Named a 2015 “Cool Vendor” in Mobile Security and IoT Security by Gartner Nativeflow has been recognized for its innovative dynamic wrapping technology as a Cool Vendor in...

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