Agenda

February 11-13, 2020 | Jerusalem, Israel

Confirmed Sessions — Stay Tuned for New Additions!

The Summit provides unprecedented insight into the world of startup venture capital, with exclusive exposure to cutting-edge technologies, the entrepreneurs behind them, and the corporate leaders deploying them. Speakers are not paid for their stage appearance — passion and expertise are the only criteria. Attendees have become accustomed to being wowed by the content, inspired by the ideas, and surprised by the unexpected.

08:30 - 16:30
OurCrowd Advisory Forums (invite only)

OurCrowd Advisory Forums harness the extensive knowledge and experience held by OurCrowd’s most elite investors and senior corporate contacts. Knowledge Advisors from all over the globe will share perspectives, leverage their networks, and tackle the biggest challenges in their sector.

09:00 - 15:00
OurCrowd Technology Showcase
Tel Aviv

New this year, a select group of leading corporate innovation executives will receive a curated and customized demo session with relevant OurCrowd portfolio companies, as well as an overview of OurCrowd Innovate, the breakthrough program that leverages Israel’s largest startup network to help corporations boost their innovation journey.

09:00 - 19:00
OurCrowd Tech Tours (invite only)
All Around Israel

Sneek peek into Israel's cutting-edge technologies and high velocity growth.

18:00 - 23:00
Summit After Dark: Tel Aviv
Tel Aviv

Capping a day of tech and cultural tours and high-level meetups, the global crowd moves to one of the premier nightspots in Tel Aviv. Join the crowd for an evening of great food and drink, productive networking, and a lot of fun.

08:15 - 16:00
OurCrowd Leaders Forum (invite only)

Registration & Breakfast

ICC

Plenary

ICC

Networking Break

ICC

Breakout Sessions

ICC

Roundtable Discussions

ICC

Small groups of entrepreneurs, investors, and corporate representatives conduct lively discussions of 15 important themes, each led by an industry thought leader. The result is greater insight, collaboration, and practical steps – a true example of the power of the crowd.

Lunch 

ICC

Delicious mix of gourmet Middle Eastern and Mediterranean food.

Pre-Scheduled Networking

ICC

An unparalleled opportunity to connect with leaders of the tech ecosystem.

18:30 - 21:30
OurCrowd Cocktail Gala (invite only)
Israel Museum

The OurCrowd Cocktail Gala brings together luminaries of the tech ecosystem from inside and outside Israel for an evening of wonderful food, fine wine, and great conversation.

19:00 - 22:00
Summit After Dark: Jerusalem
First Station

The global crowd will gather at First Station, a lively center of music, restaurants, and colorful markets. Repurposed from the Ottoman-built terminus of the historic Jerusalem-Jaffa railway, the food, drink, and vibe are some of the best in the city.

08:00 - 09:00
Breakfast and Registration
Break hall
09:00 - 10:30
Opening Plenary (doors open 8:30)

Startups: Going Beyond

Plenary Hall

A series of eye-opening sessions revealing how startup technologies are creating astonishing solutions to old problems, overturning industries, and impacting individuals and societies alike. Showcases from the entrepreneurs, corporate leaders, and investors making it happen – as well as the people whose lives are being changed by the tech.

The State of the Crowd

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.

Investment Spotlights

Plenary Hall

Sneak peeks and snapshots of some of the most exciting startups and funds available today.

10:30 - 10:55
Networking Break
Break hall
10:55 - 11:45
Breakout Sessions 1

OurCrowd University for Investors

OurCrowd University

Get schooled on the fundamentals of investing in startups in this three-part intensive course. Front-line experts will teach you everything you need to know, from valuations and term sheet essentials to deal selection and portfolio diversification.

OurCrowd Entrepreneurs Academy

Gordon

MBA-style courses taught by professionals in each topic area will help startup founders and executives expand their global perspective and lead at a higher level. From managing cash flow and scaling up to entering foreign markets and undertaking an IPO, this is a can't-miss opportunity to gain a working knowledge of business practices essential to success.

The Long and Winding Road: Making Autonomous Driving a Reality

Teddy B

Technological and regulatory roadblocks have postponed the dream of self-driving vehicles. The four keys to accelerating progress -- including integration of transportation solutions and cooperation amongst traditional competitors -- are explained by top startup, corporate, and venture capital experts in mini keynotes and lively Q&A.

Swords Into Plowshares: How Startups Turn Military Tech into Life-Saving Businesses

Teddy A

Some of the technologies with the greatest promise for improving the lives of individuals and society alike were originally developed for war and defense. Precision agriculture that can increase crop yields in the third world, predictive weather technology that can warn entire populations of natural calamities, and VR gear that minimizes risk in surgeries are a few examples you'll hear about. A revelatory session that will also include a history of going beyond the battlefield to the marketplace, incredible first-person accounts of the tech in action, and what's next.

Meet the Startups

Oren 1, Oren 2, Oren 3

The entrepreneurs behind the most exciting tech startups in OurCrowd's portfolio present updates on their investment opportunities.

Feeding the Planet Without Killing It: Breakthroughs in AgriFood

Teddy C

FoodTech and AgTech startups and corporations alike are innovating every step in the process of feeding people, from production and processing to distribution and preservation -- even as they push the frontiers of sustainability. An overview from a top scientist followed by presentations from some of the most leading edge companies, as well as VCs on the best areas for investment.

11:45 - 12:10
Networking Break
Break hall
12:10 - 13:00
Breakout Sessions 2

Eat the Sharks: The Startups Grill The VCs

Teddy A

We’re turning the tables again on the venture capitalists, as the founders of three 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.

Innovating the Fountain of Youth: How HealthTech Is Revolutionizing Life Itself

Schwartz Hall

Technological advances in medicine are going beyond just extending lifespans, and are creating breakthroughs in diagnostics, disease prevention, wellness, and curing the incurable. Experts drawn from top startups and global healthcare providers provide four deep-dive scenarios of a world where we're not just living longer, but living better.

Is This News? Top Tech Journalists Save or Ruin the Day for Four Startup CEOs

Teddy B

In a game show format, a lineup of startup CEOs make announcements about their latest tech or business breakthroughs -- and representatives of some of the most influential media organizations in the world shoot them down or write them up. If you've ever wondered why things make the news, this is the session for you.

Meet the Startups

Oren 1, Oren 2, Oren 3

The entrepreneurs behind the most exciting tech startups in OurCrowd's portfolio present updates on their investment opportunities.

13:00 - 14:00
Lunch & Networking
Break hall
14:00 - 15:15
Mid-Day Plenary (doors open 13:30)

Global News Desk: Tech Announcements and More

Plenary Hall

Breaking news and features on major announcements from around the world, including OurCrowd, portfolio companies, partners and more.

Top 10 Tech Trends for 2020

Plenary Hall

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

Investment Spotlights

Sneak peeks and snapshots of some of the most exciting startups and funds available today.

15:15 - 15:40
Networking Break
Break hall
15:40 - 16:30
Breakout Sessions 3

Demo Theater: No Pitches, Just Wow

Teddy A

A lineup of the coolest, most eye-popping technologies from leading-edge startups. Live demonstrations by the innovators themselves, with a bit of unique audience participation mixed in. Popcorn will be served!

Meet the Startups

Oren 1 & Oren 2

The entrepreneurs behind the most exciting tech startups in OurCrowd's portfolio present updates on their investment opportunities.

16:30 - 16:55
Networking Break
Throughout the Venue, Break hall
16:55 - 18:10
Closing Plenary (doors open 16:30)

TEK Talks

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.

Maimonides Award

Plenary Hall

The third annual OurCrowd Maimonides Award for Lifetime Achievement in Science, Leadership and Menschlichkeit, will be presented to the industry figure whose career and character have driven progress and inspired colleagues.

Investment Spotlights

Sneak peeks and snapshots of some of the most exciting startups and funds available today.

18:10 - 20:00
Post-Summit Party
Agam

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

20:30 - 23:55
ShukTech: Drink. Network. Party. (Open to the Public)
Mahane Yehuda Market

At the end of Summit Day, the incredible networking continues into the night, as the crowd moves to Mahane Yehuda Market, the cultural center of Jerusalem. Along with delicious food, craft beer, live music, and video, the night will be filled with informal pitches, CEO meetups, and great conversation.

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