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“De-Know-Polization” Featured at the Israeli Tech Transfer Conference 6-Feb-2017 | Tel Aviv

Prof. Yesha Sivan, Executive Director of the Coller Institute of Venture, gave a keynote lecture on De-Know-Polization at the Israeli Tech Transfer Conference (6-Feb-2017 in Tel Aviv). Our message to university leaders and policy-makers is "Don't think business as usual - better you lead the change than let the change lead you." Join us at #CIV2017HK, the annual event of the Coller Institute of Venture, to lead the change.

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Jack Ma, CEO and Founder of Alibaba, Congratulates the Israel Innovation Authority

“I have long admired the Israeli innovative prowess, diligence, will power, and wisdom,” says Jack Ma, the founder and CEO of Alibaba in a video celebrating the inauguration of the Israel Innovation Authority. Israel is the world’s leader in government sponsoring of innovation, and every dollar invested by the government yields 8 dollars in return. “The past was driven by …

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University Endowments Bleed Money – Can Venture Save Them?

US college endowment returns have sunk to an average -1.9 per cent in the 2016 fiscal year, while endowment spending on financial aid, research, and other programs increased by 8.1 per cent. These returns, reported at the NACUBO-Commonfund Study of Endowments (NCSE), are the lowest since the 2008-2009 financial crisis, and much lower than the modest 2.4% average gain in …

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Silicon Dragon Returns to Israel Feb. 20, 2017, 15:00-20:00, at the Tel Aviv Stock Exchange

Silicon Dragon returns to Israel for its second forum focused on the tech triangle — China, Israel, US. The program features panels with leading venture capitalists and dealmakers and tech chats with entrepreneurs running innovative emerging companies with China-Israeli ties. The event will be held at the Tel Aviv Stock Exchange and is supported by Sidley Austin, OurCrowd, the Coller Institute of Venture, Israeli Advanced Technology …

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