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CIV April 2017 Updates

Dear friend,

I’m writing to share with you the CIV top five latest updates.

(1) Employment Black Holes: a Sneak Peek into CVR Issue 5 — read the introductory article of the coming City Venture issue of Coller Venture Review
(2) Dealing with Political Change: Brexit and the London Venture Ecosystem — read a new article by Eze Vidra from CVR Issue 5.
(3) Mobileye: a Feather in Jerusalem’s Venture Cap — read a post on the largest exit in the Israeli high-tech industry (US$15.3 billion) and the ecosystem that enabled it
(4) University Venture: The View From Stanford — read an interview with Katharine Ku, Executive Director of the Stanford Office of Technology Licensing
(5) Qianhai and Cyberport Join as Organizing Partners for CIV2017HK — will host innovation days in Hong Kong and Shenzhen: only 3 weeks left until the conference!

Regards,

Prof. Yesha Y. Sivan, Executive Director
Coller Institute of Venture at Tel Aviv University

(1) $12,000 Distributed in CIV 2017 Venture Research Awards — congratulations to our winners: Massimiliano Guerini (Politecnico di Milano) and Anita Quas (EMLYON) – $10,000 grand prize; Serden Ozcan (WHU) – $1,000 runner-up award; and Hung-Chia Scott Hsu (University of Arkansas) – $1,000 runner-up award.
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(2) Dealing with Political Change: Brexit and the London Venture Ecosystem — this article provides new and actionable understanding of the London venture community’s ability to survive, or even thrive, in a post-Brexit context. In his new article, Eze Vidra examines the durability of key components of London’s Venture Fabric: availability of talent, access to capital across stages and the density of network required to make startups scale.
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(3) Mobileye: a Feather in Jerusalem’s Venture Cap — at US$15.3 billion, Intel’s purchase of Mobileye is the largest exit in Israel’s high-tech industry to date. What is the connection between the university venture that created “Mobileye”, and the city venture that enabled it to flourish and succeed in Jerusalem, Israel – an emerging tech hub. A post by Nathan Zeldes.
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(4) University Venture: The View From Stanford  CIV’s community director, Dr. Vladi Dvoyris, interviewed Katharine Ku, Executive Director of the Stanford Office of Technology Licensing, to discover once more the “secret sauce” of Stanford’s university enture strategy.
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(5) Qianhai and Cyberport Join as Organizing Partners for CIV2017HK — the partnership will include a FinTech innovation day at the Hong Kong Cyberport (25-Apr-2017), and an innovation tour of Shenzhen, China (26-Apr-2017). Three weeks left until the conference (22-26-Apr-2017).
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