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University Venture: The View From Stanford

"This is not about making money, it is about entrepreneurship, about moving the technology from the university to industry as efficiently and effectively as possible," says Katharine Ku, Executive Director of the Stanford University Office of Technology Licensing, in an interview to Vladi Dvoyris, Director of Community at CIV. Ms. Ku, leading the Stanford OTL for the past 26 years, will be speaking at the CIV2017HK conference in Hong Kong.

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$12,000 Distributed in CIV 2017 Venture Research Awards

Tel Aviv, Israel – CIV’s research awards aim to encourage and celebrate academic research in the field of venture with the goal of making a significant contribution to understanding and shaping the venture ecosystem. These awards and the Institute may provide the winners with a unique platform to discuss and disseminate their work, including participation in our future events. The call …

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The Silicon Dragon Forum on the China-Israel-US Tech Triangle Held in Tel Aviv

Israeli and Chinese venture capitalists, investors and entrepreneurs met yesterday at the Tel Aviv Stock Exchange for the Silicon Dragon Forum, to discuss the China-Israel-US tech triangle and the increasing role of VCs in the Chinese innovation ecosystem. Among the panelists attending and speaking at the forum were representatives of prominent VCs and angels, corporates (Baidu and IBM), and dealmakers. …

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First Call for Research Ideas on Venture Financing


Submission deadline: 15 March 2017 The Coller Institute of Venture (CIV) at Tel Aviv University is soliciting preliminary inputs for the definition of our research strand on Financing Venture. The Coller Institute of Venture was founded in 2013 as Tel Aviv University’s thematic and overarching unit for advancing the global venture ecosystem.  CIV’s research is organized into strands, each addressing …

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