Date: Monday 8th October 2018
Schedule: 18:00 - 21:00
Location: Tampere downtown, Kulttuuritalo Laikku
Address: Keskustori 4, 33101 Tampere
Entrance: Investor pass for Stream
This exclusive networking event will provide the opportunity for investors to meet prior to Stream Startup Festival event and hear more from the 2 top Israeli angel investor guests: Gideon Y. Ben-Zvi and Eran Yarkoni.
Gideon Ben-Zvi is a successful serial entrepreneur who has founded six companies as CEO or Chairman, resulting in one IPO and two M&A events thus far. His other companies are all emerging market leaders in their spaces, experiencing significant growth.
No financial details were officially disclosed but according to the press, Canon paid $90 million for BriefCam, a company Gideon co-founded in 2008 that provides video synopisis and machine learning solutions.
Focused on startups owning a significant technological advantage.
His firm, Israel Tech Gate, provides technology scouting services to international corporations, helping them identify breakthrough technologies, potential partners, investment and M&A opportunities in Israel and Northern Europe.
Eran co-founded and led EnStorage, a developer of breakthrough energy storage systems for renewable and conventional energy applications, and CyOptics, a leading provider of high-speed active components for optical networks. CyOptics was acquired by Avago Technologies at an exit value of approximately $400M.
His investment track record includes the role of CEO of Capital Nature, a renewable energy incubator, and Venture Partner in Israel Seed Partners, a $250M early stage Israeli Venture Capital fund, as well as seed investments in early stage startups.