More than 325 of the world’s leading scientists, entrepreneurs and investors participated in NEXUS:ISRAEL, a day-long conference on May 22, which showcased Israel’s global leadership in technology and the life sciences. The conference was presented by the Hebrew University of Jerusalem, and organized by American Friends of the Hebrew University.
Participants included two Nobel Prize-winning academics, Roger Kornberg (2006) and Daniel Kahneman (2002); executives of top Israeli companies, including Bank Leumi USA, Intel Israel, and Lightricks; and leading U.S. investors and venture capitalists, including Jack Hidary of Google X, Alan Patricof of Greycroft Partners, and Aryeh Bourkoff of LionTree. The founder and former editor-in-chief of Bloomberg News, Matthew Winkler, presented a session on “The Startup Economy,” and moderated a panel on global investment that included Inon Elroy, Israel’s Economic Minister to North America. Bloomberg New York Bureau Chief Jason Kelly conducted a closing interview with Mr. Patricof on venture capital and startups.
To learn more and watch sessions from the 2017 conference, please click here.