Prof. Yesha Sivan, Executive Director of CIV, presented the new City Venture Issue of Coller Venture Review and the Employment Black Holes concept, at a cocktail reception dedicated to the upcoming Smart Cities World Expo, to be held in Barcelona, Spain, in November 2017. The reception took place at the official residence of the Ambassador of the Kingdom of Spain in Herzliya, Israel, and enjoyed some ~10o attendees from the Israeli government and municipal entities, enterprises developing IoT and Smart City solutions, and local economic press.
H.E. the Ambassador of Spain in Israel, Mr. Manuel Gomes, offered his greetings to the attendees. Mr. Lluis Gomez, Director of the Smart City World Expo, greeted the crowd together with Mr. Sergio Vinitsky, Head of the International Department at Tavor Business Consultants. Additional greeters were Eitan Schwartz (CEO, Tel Aviv Global), Dror Margalit (VP of Technologies, Digital Israel), and Eyal Feder-Levy (CEO, Zencity).