Summit Day Agenda

"Startups: Making a Global Impact" | March 7

Confirmed Sessions — Stay Tuned for New Additions!

08:00 – 09:00

Breakfast & Registration

09:00 – 10:30

Opening plenary: “Startups: Making a Global Impact”

The State of the Crowd Location: Plenary Hall

OurCrowd CEO Jon Medved provides an intriguing update on the tech landscape, the Innovation Nation, and how the crowd continues to revolutionize startup investing. He will also debut a special video presentation

Jon Medved

OurCrowd, CEO & Founder

Moshe Lion

Mayor of Jerusalem

Startups: Making a Global Impact Location: Plenary Hall

A series of eye-opening sessions on the incredible power of breakthrough technologies to make a real and lasting difference on the lives of individuals and societies alike.

The Summit will also explore the global challenges and opportunities represented by the innovation revolution, including debates about the ethics of genetic editing, how society should prepare humans for the robotic future, and how today’s technologies can address environmental and social crises.

Laly David

Business Development Partner, OurCrowd

Adam Kaplan

Co-Founder and CEO, EdgyBees

Summit Preview Location: Plenary Hall

Highlights of the incredible spectrum of Summit programming, opportunities for networking, and tips on how best to take advantage of them.

Jon Medved

OurCrowd, CEO & Founder

10:30 – 10:55

Networking Break

10:55 – 11:45

Breakout Sessions

Eat the Sharks 2 Location: Teddy A

We’re turning the tables on the venture capitalists again, with a whole new set of speakers. Three founders of successful startups put the feet of three leading investors to the fire.The VCs compete to explain what they can do for their investments, illuminating the upsides and downsides of the whole venture process. Once again, the sharks are in the cages, looking out.

Press Panel Location: Teddy C

Live Deal Launch Location: Gordon

Accredited investors are invited to join OurCrowd for the launch of its newest investment. Hear firsthand from the entrepreneur behind an exciting disruptive technology. Watch live as deal terms hit the online platform. Take advantage of the opportunity to invest in a limited offering before the rest of the crowd.

Meet the Startups Location: Oren 1, 2, 3

In three dedicated venues, the entrepreneurs behind the most exciting tech startups and the managers of the most innovative funds anywhere will present updates on their investment opportunities throughout the day.

11:45 – 12:10

Networking Break

12:10 – 13:00

Breakout Sessions

Hacked Cars, Flooded Dams, and Short-Circuited Pacemakers: Cybersecurity in the Age of IoT Location: Teddy B

Two Truths and a Lie: Top Venture Fund Managers Get Tested Location: Teddy C

In an entertaining game with serious implications, five masters of venture capital will test their communications skills and the audience’s ability to distinguish fact from fiction.  As the audience votes on who’s lying and the truth is revealed, the managers will shed light on the mechanics and opportunities of investing through VC funds.

Inclusion Panel Location: Gordon

13:00 – 14:00

Lunch & Networking

14:00 – 15:15

Mid-Day Plenary

Top Ten Tech Impact Trends for 2019 Location: Plenary Hall

What’s going to be impactful, disruptive, and actionable in the coming year. A highly anticipated presentation by senior OurCrowd investing leaders.

Eli Nir

Senior Investment Partner, OurCrowd

Stav Erez

Partner and EVP Business Development, OurCrowd Innovation Labs

15:15 – 15:40

Networking Break

15:40 – 16:55

Breakout Sessions

Demo Theater Location: Teddy A

A lineup of the coolest, most eye-popping technologies from leading-edge startups. Live demonstrations by the innovators themselves, with unique audience participation mixed in.

Startups confirmed:

  • Magisto
  • TechSee
  • Sight Diagnostics
  • Phantom Auto

16:30 – 16:55

Networking Break

16:55 – 18:10

Closing Plenary

TEK Talks: The Human Side of Impact Location: Plenary Hall

Educational, entertaining, and inspiring presentations from the most interesting high-profile figures in the industry and beyond. A can’t-miss session for Summit attendees.

Jon Medved

OurCrowd, CEO & Founder

Daniel Kahneman

Behavioral Economist and Author

Nuseir (Nas) Yassin

Video Blogger and Entrepreneur

Ron Fisher

President of Softbank Holdings and Vice Chairman of Sprint

Avraham Baniel

Inventor and Co-Founder, Doux Matok

David Bonderman

Founding Partner, TPG

Wrap-up of the Day Location: Plenary Hall

OurCrowd CEO Jon Medved summarizes an incredible day of content, innovation, and networking, and previews what’s to come in the next year.

Jon Medved

OurCrowd, CEO & Founder

Moshe Lion

Mayor of Jerusalem

18:10 – 19:30

Post-Summit Party Location: Agam

Let loose at the legendary OurCrowd post-Summit party, featuring Israeli craft beer and a whole bunch of surprises.

20:30 and onwards

ShukTech Jerusalem Location: Machane Yehuda Market

ShukTech: Beer. Networking. Pitches

OurCrowd takes over the iconic cultural center of Jerusalem, Machane Yehuda Market. Attendees experience a night of informal  pitches, CEO meetups, delicious food, craft beers, live music, and street art in the heart of the hopping market.

Buses to ShukTech will be available at 19:00 from the Summit ICC entrance.

Startup CEO Presentations

In three dedicated venues,the entrepreneurs behind the most exciting tech startups and the managers of the most innovative funds anywhere present updates on their investment opportunities throughout the day.

OurCrowd University

An extraordinary opportunity for investors and entrepreneurs to learn from OurCrowd and guest professional the basics of startup investing,  how the funding process works, and how to fit private markets in your asset allocation.

Hands-On Tech Demos

Throughout the venue, attendees have the chance to interact with some of the coolest technologies on the market – or not yet on the market. From virtual reality to medical diagnostic devices to consumer products, it’s a chance to personally experience the future.

Pitch the Crowd: Open Mic for Entrepreneurs

Throughout the day, OurCrowd is providing a stage, a microphone and a screen for any startup hopeful to win over an audience. An invaluable opportunity for entrepreneurs looking to be heard – and for attendees to get a first look at some potentially overlooked opportunities. It’s Hyde Park Speaker’s Corner for tech dreamers.

Post-Summit Party

Let loose at the legendary OurCrowd post-Summit party, featuring Israeli craft beer and a whole bunch of surprises.

Read all about the Summit theme and more here

The theme of the 2019 OurCrowd Global Investor Summit is “Startups: Making a Global Impact,” reflecting the incredible power of breakthrough technologies to make a real and lasting difference in the world.

From MedTech companies using scanning technology that reverses spinal injuries to Drone technology helping search-and-rescue teams locate flood victims to IoT sensors deployed in AgTech to conserve water and increase crop yields, the potential for startups to improve the lives of individuals and societies alike is beginning to be realized in a big way.

Onstage, in working sessions, and in a multitude of tech demos, Summit attendees will learn about the latest breakthroughs, what’s still possible, what hurdles remain, and where investment opportunity lies.  And they’ll hear about the impact of the crowd on portfolio companies, through case studies on how our 30,000-strong investor network contributes capital, personnel, and deal flow.

The Summit will also explore the global challenges and opportunities represented by the innovation revolution, including debates about the ethics of genetic editing, how society should prepare humans for the robotic future, and how today’s technologies can address environmental and social crises.