San Francisco, California
London, United Kingdom
Series A Pitch for Israeli Companies
On April 30th in partnership with Israel Economic Mission and Zalman Kogan, Jews for Entrepreneurship is hosting the Israel Startup Showcase in New York. Israeli startups raising post-seed capital will have an opportunity to pitch to and field questions from a panel of New York-based VCs. There will be ample networking opportunities before and after the companies’ presentations.
We are currently fielding applications from Israeli startups to participate. Presenting Israeli companies must meet the following criteria:
- Sectors: IT Security, Enterprise IT, IoT, Block Chain (not bitcoin), Lending, Human Resources, Big Data/ Data Analytics
- Are currently raising $2-15M
- Have raised previous investment
- U.S. is one of the company’s main markets
- Product is finished and have initial customer traction
If you are interested to apply to present before the investor panel and audience, please fill out this application.
If you have any questions about this event, please contact Michal Tavrosvky at email@example.com or Erik Blumberg at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Companies selected to pitch will have access to VIP reception plus complementary demo table.
If you are not selected and/or interested to attend the event, please look at the ticket options below.
Confirmed investor Panel
Brian Laung Aoaeh-Partner, KEC Ventures
Christian Guirnalda- Investor, Verizon Ventures
Gil Beyda, Founder and Managing Partner, Genacast Ventures
Lou Kerner- Partner at The Israel Syndicate on AngelList; Founder & Managing Partner, The Social Internet Fund
JFE Series A Showcase is generously sponsored by Israel Economic Mission, Impact Hub, Bank Leumi, LeumiTech, Glorium Technologies, and WithumSmith+Brown.
5:00 – 6:00pm - Cocktail reception with light hors d’oeuvres open to presenting companies, sponsors, and investors
6:00-6:30- Registration, Refreshments and demo table showcase.
6:30pm – 6:45 - Opening Remarks by JFE, Zalman Kogan, and Israel Economic Mission
6:45 – 8:30pm Pitch Presentations – 7 min each with Q&A from the panel and questions from the audience
Sponsor Demo Table - $2,000 (includes 3 VIP reception tickets, demo table, logo on event link, social media, and printed material).
Startup Demo Table - $200 (demo table showcase during the main event)
VIP Ticket only- $150
Main Event attendance:
Early Bird - $50
Late Bird - $80
Jews For Entrepreneruship (JFE) Organization
JFE was founded in 2009 in San Francisco with the mission to create a thriving ecosystem of innovation; bridge generations of Jewish and Israeli founders, investors, and technologists; to be the launchpad to success for high potential startups; recognize extraordinary achievements in technology and innovation by the Jewish people. Programs include JFE startup accelerator, Series A pitch, networking events, and memberships. With offices in San Francsico and New York City, JFE launched new chapters in Los Angeles and Boston.
Israel Economic Mission
The Government of Israel Economic Mission in New York is part of the Foreign Trade Administration at the Israeli Ministry of Economy. Our goal is to promote trade and investment between Israel and the United States, particularly the markets on the East Coast (including Philadelphia, Boston, the Carolinas, and NYC).
We promote collaboration between Israeli and U.S. companies in a variety of sectors, including aerospace, automotive, consumer goods, clean energy, food, homeland security, IT, water technology, and wine. We offer opportunities from Israel to local business communities, in addition to general information information about the economy, specific sectors, or specific companies. http://itrade.gov.il/us-ny/
When & Where
JFE is the leading tech hub for Israeli and Jewish entrepreneurs, investors, and technologists. Since its founding in 2009 in San Francisco, JFE continues to grow, innovate, and bring new programs to entrepreneurial millenials across the US and Israel.