There are those who say Israel can’t produce world-class Internet companies. That we are only grooming “feature companies” to be sold to giants overseas. That’s why it was all the more sweet and inspiring to watch Or Yehuda based TechAviv member MyHeritage acquire its massive US competitor Geni.com two months ago. This month at TechAviv’s Israel branch we hear and discuss the remarkable story of the founding and building of one of the world’s leading Internet businesses from its founder CEO, Gilad Japhet.
This is a closed, members-only event but we’ll do our best to get a video up on the site afterwards.
UPDATE: Here’s the presentation of what turned out to be one of the best talks ever given at TechAviv: