Forum 2014 Agenda 2014

Agenda 2014

We addressed the question of how to manage a Company through the life-cycle, facilitates networking with like-minded entrepreneurs and engages the next generation with our 1st Pitching Ring in Tel Aviv

Wednesday, November 10, 2014

2.30 - 3.00 pm

Guest registration and welcome reception

3.00 - 3.10 pm

Welcome note
Thomas Schornstein, Head Credit Suisse
Private Banking Israel

3.10 - 3.40 pm

Opening speech
Chris Cottrell, Head of Digital Media within TMT
Credit Suisse Investment Banking, New York

3.40 - 4.10 pm

What does the future hold for Israel’s high-tech industry?
Interview with Eyal Waldman, President and CEO of Mellanox Technologies
With Doron Averbuch, CEO of Credit Suisse Israel

4.10 - 5.15 pm

The thin line between success and failure
Podium discussion moderated by David Rowan, Editor of UK Wired Magazine
Panelist:
Rami Bracha, Managing General Partner at Pitango
Gigi Levy Weiss, angel investor, former-CEO of 888 Holdings
Josh Kiernan, Partner of White & Case
Daniel Cohen, General Partner Carmel Ventures
Philippe Cerf,Co-Head of the EMEA TMTand Vice Chairman of EMEA M&A, Credit Suisse Investment Banking, London

5.15 - 5.45 pm

Coffee Break

5.45 - 6.45 pm

Break-out sessions
Session 1: How to maximize value pre IPO
Moderator:
Philippe Cerf,Co-Head of the EMEA TMT and Vice Chairman of EMEA M&A,
Credit Suisse Investment Banking, London
Panelist:
Ran Nussbaum, Managing Partner and Co-founder of the Pontifax Group
Daniel Cohen, General Partner Carmel Ventures

Session 2: How to maximize return when investing in High-Tech
Moderator:
Leo Berent, EMEA Strategic Advisor at Credit Suisse Solution Partner
Panelist:
Shelly Hod Moyal, Founding Partner iAngels
Gigi Levy Weiss, angel investor, former-CEO of 888 Holdings

7.00 pm

Start-up Pitching Ring Award 2014
A pitching ring moderated by Barak Pridor, Co-Founder SOSA, with young start-up’s in partnership
with SOSA– a state-of-the-art environment and hubf for entrepreneurship,
innovation, business and entertainment

8.00 pm

Standing Dinner Reception at Hommage

9.00 pm

After party at SOSA