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Live Business Networking App Bizzabo Wins Aug 2011 TechAviv Peer Award

Last night at the Aug 2011 TechAviv Founders Club meetup 150 of Israel’s startup founders and investors got a chance to take our at-event networking to the next level thanks to a new iPhone app by members Bizzabo. Bizzabo puts an interactive attendee list in your hands and helps you identify and connect with the right people […]

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“Tech Crutch” – The Challenge Of Moving Beyond Technology In Israeli High Tech

The following guest post was contributed by Adam Fisher, partner at Bessemer Venture Partners. It originally appeared on his blog Savants in the Levant. This is a post that has been in draft for almost a year based on hundreds of interactions I have had with start-ups and high tech execs in Israel and abroad. The issues […]

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TVTak Wins TechAviv NY July Peer Award

Imagine being able to point your phone at your TV to buy products you see or chat with other viewers of the same show in realtime. Sounds cool huh? It was cool enough for TVTak founder & chief architect Adi Shavit to take this month’s TechAviv Peer Award for top demo at TechAviv’s NY’s July […]

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Fooducate Wins April TechAviv Peer Award

Congrats Hemi Weingarten and Team Fooducate on getting the nod from 150 fellow founders and investors as the top demo of the April 2010 TechAviv Founders Club meetup. Besides Hemi being one of the most selfless entrepreneurs in Israel, Fooducate has a special place in TechAviv’s heart in that it is the first seed investment […]

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Onavo Wins March TechAviv Peer Award

Last month’s TechAviv Founders Club meetup at the IDC Herzliya showcased some of the most promising young startups in Israel, with Taykey, Fiverr and Onavo demo’ing. That makes it all the more impressive for Onavo (Formerly Vircado), the less known data-shrinkage startup, to take the top demo nod from 200 fellow founders and investors. Founder/CEO […]

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Managing Your Investors

Editors Note: The following guest post was contributed by Genesis Partners partner Eden Shochat. It originally appeared on The Junction blog. Reach out at @eden. Taking an investment is getting into a long-term committed relationship, which like any other relationship needs to be cultivated, nurtured and managed. Funny enough, many of the entrepreneurs I meet […]

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Cabulous Wins TechAviv NY February 2011 Peer Award

What were you doing at 20? Tal Flanchraych was co-founding a hot startup in LA; Cabulous, the mobile app that lets you hail a cab with a click. Now back in NYC, Tal demo’d their latest version at the Feb 2011 meetup of the local TechAviv Founders Club. Video above, sorry about the poor quality. […]

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TechAviv Goes To Seedcamp. Exploring The Rise of Israeli Microfunds & Angels

UPDATE: Panel video above, photos here. This Feb 16th two organizations privileged to support founders and their audacity to create the future, are partnering up to talk shop with over 200 Israeli founders and investors. Seedcamp, the popular European startup boot camp, is coming back to Tel Aviv to school and fund our best and brightest. Founders: […]

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Breaking The Habit

The following guest post was contributed by Bessemer Venture Partners partner Adam Fisher. It originally appeared on his blog Savants in the Levant. There are two styles of consumer Internet ventures emerging in Israel: product perfectionists and money chasers. Despite our tendency to celebrate and learn from both of them, one of these has a […]

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Gogobot On A Roll, Wins TechAviv CA Peer Award and Crunchie

Ori Zaltzman has been a TechAviv Founders Club regular since we kicked off the Silicon Valley branch a couple years ago. We knew him as the chief geek behind Yahoo Answers, Yahoo Boss and a mix of upstarts. He’s the kind of rock star hackers admire and execs fight over to hire (yours truly included). […]

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