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For the week commencing May 7, 2002


In this issue...


Portfolio's Update/ New Investments

 


BindKey Technologies

InterVideo
Laser Bubble Technologies
NanoMuscle


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The Silicom Ventures Wireless Symposium 2002

On February 20th, Silicom Venture hosted its first Wireless Symposium in partnership with Heller Ehrman Law Firm.
This event provided a unique opportunity for industry specialists and investors to gain insight into the latest challenges that exist in the fixed wireless industry, its future markets, infrastructure and leading technologies.  Over 175 people attended the event and among them were representatives from corporations such as Motorola Ventures, Sprint, and Broadcom.

To access the speakers and panelists' presentations, please visit the link below (Members only), the file is large so please be patient when opening it.

http://www.silicomventures.com/member/SVwirelessSymposium.ppt

 

Sponsors for the event

Heller Ehrman is a Silicon Valley-based law firm that represents emerging growth and high technology companies.

www.hewm.com
Lightspeed Venture Partners focuses on early stage investments in the software and communications sectors in the United States, Europe and Israel.


www.lightspeedvp.com
 

Silicon Valley Bank provides innovative banking products and services to fast-growth and middle-market companies in the technology and life science industries
 

www.svb.com

  KPMG is a premier global accounting firm. KPMG launches a new service aimed at the start -up market called 1Start.
 
www.kpmg.com

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Israel High Tech News (provided by Applied Ventures)

 

ISRAEL TECH PRIVATE PLACEMENTS - CLOSED ROUNDS

 

ISRAEL TECH PRIVATE PLACEMENTS – CURRENTLY RAISING

 

ISRAEL TECH VENTURE CAPITAL NEWS

 

ISRAEL TECH IPO NEWS

 

ISRAEL TECH M&A NEWS

 

ISRAEL TECH ‘TOUGH LUCK’ NEWS

 

ISRAEL TECH EXECUTIVE APPOINTMENTS

 

ISRAEL TECH MISCELLANEOUS NEWS

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Zvi Schechter speaker on June 11th 2002

Mr. Schechter is a Co-Founder and Managing Director of the Giza Venture Fund.  On June 11th Zvi Schechter will speak about development of the Software and Storage sectors with a focus on the Israeli aspects, . Prior to founding Giza Ventures, he served as Chief Analyst and Head of Research of Leumi & Co. Investment Bankers, Ltd. Mr. Schechter has extensive experience in investing and advising companies on an array of business issues. He has served as a director of a number of companies, and is a frequent lecturer at management seminars. Mr. Schechter holds an MBA in Finance (magna cum laude) from Tel Aviv University, and a B.Sc. in Economics and Management (magna cum laude) from the Technion, Israel's premier institution for technology.

 

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Prof. Abraham D. Sofaer speaker on September 3rd, 2002

 

Prof. Sofaer is currently a George P. Shultz a Distinguished Scholar & Senior Fellow, at The Hoover Institution (Stanford University). Between 1985-90 he was a legal adviser to the U.S. Department of State. Amoung his responsibilities he helped negotiate the; settlement of dispute over Taba (Egypt/Israel), Claims for deaths at Ras Burga (Egypt/Israel/U.S.). In 1988, he received the Distinguished Service Award from the Department of State. From 1979-85 Prof. Sofaer was a United States District Judge of the Southern District of New York. He handled several high-profile cases, including the libel actions against Time magazine by then Israeli general and current prime minister, Ariel Sharon. Prof. Sofaer has written several articles and a book on topics such as "Foreign Affairs, and Constitutional Power", "Convention on Cyber Crime and Terrorism", and "Problematic Sovereignty". On September 3rd, Prof. Sofaer will speak about Cyber Crime and Terrorism.

 

Prof. Sofaer is also a director at the Koret Foundation. They support organizations and initiatives in the San Francisco Bay Area and in Israel that advance economic opportunity, individual freedom, personal initiative, and entrepreneurial values. It provides the means for organizations to educate people to help themselves.

For additional information please go to: www.kiedf.org

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 Articles/Newsletter send by Silicom Ventures’ members and affiliates

WIRELESS INDUSTRY NEWSLETTER

Recent trends in Silicon Valley Venture funding

Fubless Funding

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Event

  1. Silicom Ventures next monthly meeting on May 14th.
  2. The Elusive Tech Customer: Who's Buying?
  3. May 22nd.
  4. Silicom Ventures annual cocktail party, October 15th.
  5. Nanotech Venture Fair-September 4-5.

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The Funny Corner

Click to see "Cleaning up WindowsXP"

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The opinions and analysis included included in this enewsletter are based from sources believed to be reliable and in good faith but no representation or warranty, expressed or implied, is made as to their accuracy, completeness or correctness.


Your feedback is welcome. For articles and any information that might interest the group to be posted on the next newsletter,  Please contact me at: newsletter@silicomventures.com

 

Tal Behar