|By PR Newswire||
|February 18, 2014 01:45 PM EST||
NEW YORK, Feb. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Landmark Ventures, a leading boutique Advisory Firm and Global Investment Bank, announced today the 6th annual Israel Dealmakers Summit, to be held March 4-5, 2014, in New York City. Featured speakers include Naftali Bennett, Israel's Minister of Economy; Sue Siegel, CEO of GE Ventures; Randi Zuckerberg, former Facebook CMO and founder and CEO of Zuckerberg Media; Yossi Vardi, investor and one of Israel's first high-tech entrepreneurs; and Andrew Cleland, managing director, Comcast Ventures.
The invitation-only event brings together chairmen, CEOs, government leaders, investors, entrepreneurs and corporate professionals, as well as a VIP delegation of global dealmakers. These luminaries gather to discuss innovation across key sectors including digital media, clean tech, mobile, Internet, big data, semiconductors, software, healthcare and telecom.
The agenda for the 2014 summit kicks off with the keynote, "A Macroeconomic View of Innovation in Israel" by Bank Leumi's Prof. Daniel Tsiddon, Deputy Chief Executive Officer; includes a talk by Uri Levine, who sold Waze to Google for $1B, on "The Anatomy of the Successful Israeli Company"; and continues with a wide range of sessions, such as "Investing in the Future: How to Pick Winners in New Markets," "Truth in Cyber Security," "The Future of New Media" and "Start-Up Nation Meets Social Responsibility."
"We are thrilled to host our annual summit again in New York City with such an amazing lineup of global speakers," said Zeev Klein, general partner, Landmark Ventures. "This year we are showcasing an unprecedented amount of Israeli innovation, and the Israel Dealmakers Summit 2014 is poised to be the launchpad for numerous strategic partnerships and investments."
The conference uniquely balances world-class speakers with significant networking time, providing unparalleled networking opportunities with hundreds of top industry dealmakers. The conference includes:
- Fireside chats with Adam Valkin, Partner at General Catalyst, and Sue Siegel, CEO of GE Ventures
- TED-style talks by Shell Ventures' Managing Director Geert van de Wouw and Lockheed Martin International Chairman Pat Dewar
- Breakout panels with Andrew Cleland, Managing Director at Comcast Ventures, Brian Meltzer, Head of Business Development at Purdue Pharma, and Mike Majors, Managing Partner at Siemens Venture Capital
- A Keynote on tech and innovation from Naftali Bennett, Israel's Minister of Economy
- Lightning round talks by leading Israeli investors Chemi Peres (Pitango VC), Zeev Holtzman (Giza Ventures) and Gadi Tirosh (JVP)
- Opportunities to connect with more than 150 of the hottest Israeli CEOs
Corporate executives investors, and entrepreneurs and will be featured alongside the VIP delegation of global dealmakers including executives from Amdocs, Alcatel-Lucent, BMW, Citigroup, Comcast, Deutsche Telekom, Facebook, General Electric, Google, Intel, JPMorgan, Lockheed Martin, Merck, Microsoft, NASDAQ, Orange, Pfizer, Samsung, SAP, Time Warner, United Nations, Viacom, Verizon, Walt Disney, Wells Fargo, YouTube and many more.
About Landmark Ventures
Landmark Ventures is a leading boutique Advisory Firm and Global Investment Bank offering a unique combination of venture development and investment banking services with years of experience developing strategies to successfully advise, grow and drive strategic exits for a diverse portfolio of technology businesses.
Our core strengths include extensive personal relationships across the financial and strategic landscapes, unparalleled market insights and deep global perspectives with a focus on cross-border transactions across North America, Europe, Asia and Israel.
Today, Landmark Ventures has grown to become the No. 1 venture development firm in the world with a portfolio of over 150 best-of-breed technology companies across information technology, business services and healthcare technology & life sciences industries.
For more information visit www.landmarkventures.com.
SOURCE Landmark Ventures