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CIV October 2017 Update

Dear friend,

I’m writing to share with you our best video presentations – wonderful and interesting lectures, focusing on different aspects of venture. These and other videos are accessible free-of-charge to CIV members worldwide.

(1) Investing for the Future — a lecture by Hiro Mizuno, CFO of Japan’s GPIF, world’s largest public pension fund with a $1.3 trillion portfolio.
(2) About Butterflies and Geckoes: How to Translate Innovation into Products — a lecture by Prof. Yael Hanein, Head of the TAU Center for Nanoscience and Nanotechnology
(3) The Venture Ecosystem: Global, Messy and Fast  — a lecture by Prof. Yesha Sivan, given at the TAU Sagol School of Neuroscience
(4) Crowdfunding in Practice  — a lecture by Jon Medved, founder and CEO of OurCrowd, an equity crowdfunding platform
(5) A Novel Approach to Cure Alzheimer’s Disease — a lecture by Dr. Inna Slutsky, Head of the TAU Synaptic Plasticity Laboratory


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

(1) Investing for the Future  a lecture by Hiro Mizuno, Chief Investment Officer of Japan’s Government Pension Investment Fund – the largest public pension fund in the world. Watch the video and the following Q&A session to learn how Japan prepares for the transition period of reshaping the aging pyramid and making enough return to fill the gap.
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(2) About Butterflies and Geckoes: How to Translate Innovation into Products  Prof. Yael Hanein, Head of Tel Aviv University Center for Nanoscience and Nanotechnology, elaborates on the effort necessary to connect between unmet market needs and readily available solutions provided by the academia.
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(3) The Venture Ecosystem: Global, Messy and Fast  In a lecture presented at the TAU Sagol School of Neuroscience, Prof. Yesha Sivan describes six major trends making the global venture ecosystem even more Messy, Fast and Global. Who are the key players benefiting from these changes? Why should public authorities worry about them? How can they cope with the new order, and why copying is the opposite of coping?​
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(4) Crowdfunding in Practice  Jon Medved, founder and CEO of OurCrowd, an equity crowdfunding platform, explains about the evolving field of crowdfunding and how can it serve as a viable source of capital for entrepreneurs.
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(5) A Novel Approach to Cure Alzheimer’s Disease  Dr. Inna Slutsky, Head of the Synaptic Plasticity Laboratory at Tel Aviv University, elaborates on the possible pathways to finding a cure for Alzheimer’s, and the investments necessary to achieve this goal.
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If so, please click the name of the video you liked most:

1 – Investing for the Future by Hiro Mizuno
2 – About Butterflies and Geckoes by Yael Hanein
3 – The Venture Ecosystem by Yesha Sivan
4 – Crowdfunding in Practice by Jon Medved
5 – A Novel Approach to Cure Alzheimer’s Disease by Inna Slutsky
6 – I find none interesting

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