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CAPITAL FORMATION & DOING BUSINESS IN THE US

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The Road to Success in the Wellness Technology Market - CAPITAL FORMATION & DOING BUSINESS IN THE US

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Join us for an evening of information sharing and networking. Israeli wellness companies large and small are targeting the United States for growth, market share and capital. However, doing business in the U.S. brings challenges… finding customers, cost of labor, competition, regulations and so forth. Hear from entrepreneurs, investors and others who have “been there, done that.”

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Registration and Networking

Welcome and Introductions

Fireside Chat: Raising capital from an Israeli Venture Capital VS. an American Venture Capital:

Zvika Orron, Viola - Viola is Israel’s leading technology-focused investment group with over $3 billion assets under management. We enable Israeli entrepreneurs to build transformational technology companies. https://www.viola-group.com/

Steve Socolof, Tech council ventures - The firm manages $130 million across two comparably focused early stage venture funds. The Fund was created by the NJ Tech Council to provide expansion capital to the region’s rapid growth entrepreneurs and capitalize on the fertile ecosystem. https://techcouncilventures.com/

Moderated by: John Pennett, Partner Eisner Amper New York - Large enterprises, privately owned companies and high net worth individuals face near- and far-term accounting issues. They turn to EisnerAmper for comprehensive audit, accounting, advisory, consulting, and tax services – as well as smart, analytical insight delivered in an approachable style. EisnerAmper LLP is one of the largest accounting firms in the U.S., with nearly 1,500 employees and 180 partners across the country. https://www.eisneramper.com/

Panel: Building businesses in the U.S:

Moderated by Prof. Amir Lerman, Mayo Clinic and member of Welltech advisory board - Prof. Amir Lerman, M.D., is a Professor of Medicine and a Consultant in the Department of Cardiovascular Medicine at the Mayo Clinic Graduate School of Medicine. Dr. Lerman serves as an Associate Chair of the Department of Cardiovascular Medicine and the Director of the Cardiovascular Research Center at Mayo Clinic, and the Medical Director of the Chest Pain and Coronary Physiology Clinic. Dr. Lerman serves as the Medical Director of Mayo-Israeli startup company initiative and on the faculty of the Merage Institute for Medical Innovation. https://www.mayoclinic.org/biographies/lerman-amir-m-d/bio-20053668

Panel participants:

Daniel Shichman, Founder, WSC Sports - WSC Sports Technologies provides an innovative workflow automation solution for sports media-right owners, from ingestion of live content to distribution of automatically created short-form videos - tailor-made, customised and personalised for every need. WSC’s unique sets of sports video technologies analyses sports broadcasts in real-time, identifies every component in a game and generates customised highlights of every player, team and moment to answer any imaginable demand. https://wsc-sports.com/

Tamir Meiri, Johnson & Johnson - Johnson & Johnson Innovation is a center to science and business experts to collaborate with innovators to incorporate science into healthcare solutions, including medical device and diagnostic technologies, consumer healthcare products, and pharmaceuticals. It is focused on the advancement of new healthcare solutions in the consumer, pharmaceutical, and medical devices and diagnostics sectors. https://jnjinnovation.com/

Oded Cohen, Founder, Upright - Upright Technologies is a biofeedback consumer electronics company that launched its first product, the UPRIGHT Trainer, in December 2015. The company’s current product, the UPRIGHT GO, is a wearable device designed to increase posture awareness and change posture habits. The device attaches to the user’s back and gently vibrates every time the user slouches. The UPRIGHT GO connects to an app providing a personalised training program that guides users through their training progress, gives real-time feedback, and serves as a personal posture trainer. https://www.uprightpose.com/

Dani Goldsher, Triventures - Triventures is a venture capital fund founded in 2010 that invests in startups led by exceptional entrepreneurs. We help these entrepreneurs develop and commercialize products that can make an impact on our health. We support companies in a range of fields, such as cardiovascular, orthopedics, robotics, ophthalmology, women’s health and digital health. http://www.triventures.net/

Shy Baranov, ZAG-S&W Law Firm - Shy Baranov is a partner and the head of the international department at ZAG-S&W. ZAG- S&W is a unique leading international firm, specializing in all areas of commercial and business law and is one of Israel’s leading commercial law firms. The firm has earned its international standing due to its global presence in the US, China and England. Shy was a resident of the firm’s Boston office between 2006 and 2013. Shy is admitted to practice in both Israel and New York and he is also a senior member of the Securities and Corporate Finance team under the firm’s U.S. Securities department. Shy heads the firm’s International Department, which provides a complete package of corporate legal services to Israeli companies transacting in the U.S., and to U.S. companies with respect to their activities in Israel. Our global presence, global experience and our global team of corporate attorneys, led by Shy, provide our clients the most comprehensive, professional and efficient service they need. Shy’s comprehensive practical experience and in-depth knowledge of U.S. law in general, and U.S. securities law in particular, greatly benefit our clients, especially with regards to public and private equity and debt financings. He regularly advises investment banks and underwriters on a wide range of financing transactions in the U.S., including IPOs, Mergers and Acquisitions, follow-on offerings, At-the-Market offerings, M&A, private placements and other kinds of transactions. https://www.zag-sw.com/

Alex Kuchuk, DiscounTech - Alex Kuchuk is the Head of DiscounTech. DiscounTech is the latest addition to the Discount family. Born with a DNA of innovation, equipped with a deep understanding of how the tech eco-system works, DiscounTech provides hi-tech companies with an array of financial services, dedicated teams and digital responsiveness aimed at helping them be where they need to be, when they need to be. https://www.discountbank.co.il/DB/en/private

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