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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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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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Save the Date: OurCrowd’s Global Investor Summit, January 2016

We are delighted to announce the upcoming OurCrowd Global Investor Summit, scheduled for January 25-26th, 2016, in Jerusalem! OurCrowd will be hosting over 2000 investors from 50 different countries, 100+ entrepreneurs and companies, 100 corporate and venture funds, various managers and leaders to celebrate Israel’s surging tech ecosystem and the transformation of innovation finance by equity crowdfunding. The OurCrowd Global Investor Summit will feature a series of in-depth forums and seminars about tech trends, company building, and investing. For further details about the event and to reserve your seat, apply at summit.ourcrowd.com. This is our second annual summit after last year’s event gathered nearly 1000 attendees from 27 countries and was hailed as the largest tech investing event in Jerusalem’s history. Please mark your calendars and join us for the Summit. We look forward to seeing you in...

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Touchdown in Israel: NFL Hall of Famers get all-star demo of Startup Nation’s finest tech companies

American football is making strides in the Startup Nation – but not only in the way you’d think. Earlier this week, OurCrowd, partnering with the Jerusalem Development Authority, hosted Robert Kraft – known Israel supporter and even more known football team owner – and his delegation of 19 NFL Hall of Famers who arrived in Israel last week. Along with the Jerusalem Development Authority, Jnext, Ambassador Ron Dermer, Jerusalem Mayor Nir Barkat, and a selection of Startup Nation’s finest tech companies changing the world, we welcomed our guests to become inspired by modern technology in Jerusalem – the heart of Startup Nation – in cooperation with the ancient stones of its historical Old City. As many of the players and Kraft expressed afterward – it was a breathtaking contrast. “I’m just so glad to be here and learn about the history of Israel and how things are moving forward,” said Hall of Famer Curley Culp. The goodwill trip to Israel, coined “Touchdown in Israel: Mission of Excellence,” was organized by New England Patriots Chairman and CEO Robert Kraft, in...

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