The Silicom Ventures International Summit 2009, at Stanford University, will bring together select innovative companies, investors and business partners from Israel, US, the Netherlands and other innovation hotspots around the world.

Program: featuring selected company investment opportunities, keynote speeches, panel discussions on the latest industry trends and an entrepreneur's boot camp composed of interactive workshops with experienced coaches on how to raise funds in the current financial environment.

Delegation Profile: Innovative companies from Israel and around the world.

Audience Profile: Angel investors, venture capitalists, institutional investors, corporate investors, entrepreneurs, research analysts and academia from around the world.


Boot Camp
Past Summits
Pictures from the last International Summit (Israel)
Day One: June 29, 2008  
The US Ambassador, Gadi Behar and Mayor of Tel Aviv Ron Huldai The US Ambassador to Israel "I should have invested in the Shekel" Dr. Moshe Arens, honorary speaker VIP Table  
John Harris, US Commercial Counselor   Joseph Bach of Nixon Peabody speaking about Patent Pending   Main Conference room   Presenting Companies  
Investing in Alternative Energy by Tom Baruch, CMEA Ventures NanoVibronix, developer of theraputic disposable medical devices Applicure, developing and selling software-based web application security Eris and Alex Cushner, Ilene Sokoloff and Gadi Behar  
Amos Barzilay of Walden Intl.: Raising Money from Silicon Valley VCs   Ram Banin, Master of Ceremony with Gadi and Tal Behar   Opening words from Gadi Behar, Founder and Managing Director of Silicom Ventures   Welcome speech by Ron Huldai, Mayor of Tel Aviv  
IVC gives away their 2008 Year Book Gelbert Kahana, the Public Relation Agency of the Silicom Summit 2008 Art Cohen, CEO of Aerielle presenting their latest products Benny Schnaider sharing his experince about bootstrap financing  
The Future of Clean Tech Panel Discussion   Moderated by Charles Cooper of CNET   Ron Hadar speaking about his lessons learned: Selling an Israeli startup to a US corp.   Professor Daniel Zajfman, President of the Weizmann Inst.  
Adrie Reinders: How Networking can change the dynamics of your business Eric Benhamou: Ten Lessons I learned as a CEO Isaac Berzin speaking about Next Generation of Biofuels Presenting company Venotion  
Presenting company: Step of Mind   Lunch Break   Presenting company DigitalPro   Presenting company NovelSat  
Presenting company Qoof Presenting company Silentium Presenting company Agam Energy Systems Presenting company G.ho.st  
Presenting company Human Monitoring   Presenting company Aerielle   Poster Session Company Numeri   Nif-T Team giving a seminar  
Stef Wertheimer and his wife visiting presenting companies Inmage, one of the sponsors of the Silicom Summit 2008 Life Science Panel Discussion: Israeli Biotech -Therapeutics developments Dr. Gal Luft speaknig about Israel's role in the New Energy Revolution  
Stef Wertheimer's family Honoring Stef Wertheimer Life Achievement Award Sam Haddad, Ted Hoff and Stef Wertheimer  
Richard Kligman CEO of Qoof   Uzia Galil father of the Israeli high tech with Chemi Peres of Pitango Capital   Igal Rotem, sharing the PowerDsine story with entrepreneurs   One-on-one meeting between US investor Joseph Perl and presenting company  
Day Two: June 30, 2008  
Yair Shamir, Gadi behar and Chemi Peres   Entrance to the summit   Chemi Peres: "Israel has to build companies for the long run"   Yair Shamir: "Israel is a Small Island in the Global Market"  
Dr. Sam Haddad Speaking to Israeli Entreprenuers Lance Glasser speaking about evaluating performance Venture Partner Ted Driscoll meeting with Emefcy "Cooperation between US-Israel Companies" Panel Discussion  
Presenting company IQWind   Kimihiko Iwamura president of Omron America: "Leveraging emerging technologies"   Rajeev Madhavan CEO of Magma Design Automation"Chip design is for the rich"   Kamran Elahain: "Digital Unites"  
David Blumberg "Technology Enable Serives" Meir Brand, CEO Google Israel, and Dr. Yossi Vardi in a Q&A session Dr. Israel Beinglass speaking about trends in the semiconductor's industry Dr. Eli Opper Israel Chief Scientist  
Dr. Amir Matityahu speaking about the orthopedic market   Technology transfer panel: Technion, Stanford University and Weizmann Inst.   "The role of Intellectual Property: Enhancing Strategies" panel discussion   Dr. Yossi Vardi and Google Israel CEO Meir Brand in a Q&A session  
Ted Driscoll, Claremont Creek Ventures speaking about startup seed funding Ted Hoff, Inventor of the microprocessor "The Birth of the Microprocessor" Baruch Deutsch of Cisco, Gadi Behar and Raffy Chatav Silicom Ventures Honoring Ted Hoff, award given by Intel Israel CEO Maxine Fassberg  
Celeb Tal Brody presents the four (dwarfs) CEOs that made it to the finals   VC feedback panel for the four finalist companies   Tal Brody presents award to IQWind's CEO Gideon Ziegelman   Doron Simon presents the prizes to the winner  
Doron Birger CEO of Elron speaking at the US-Israel company cooperation panel Panelist Zohar Zisapel, RAD Data Communications Ehud Hausman of The Reinhold Cohn Group giving overview on Intellectual Property IP Panelist Zeev Pearl of Pearl Cohen Zedek Latzer LLP  
Zvi Or-Bach, eASIC: "IP protection from my personal experience"   Raphi Klein: "Exploring For Innovation"   Ari Tuchman speaking about US investor's and Israeli entreprenuer's relationship   Danny Lustiger CFO of Binui & Shikun giving updates on the Israeli Real Estate market  
Boaz Dinte of Evergreen: VC feedback panel Ajit Nazre of KPCB giving feedback to presenting company Shmil Levy of Sequoia Capital Israel responding to a presenter Dennis Teifeld speaker of the Biz US Insurance with Gadi Behar  
Day Three: Jerusalem July 1, 2008  
On the way to Israel Airforce Industries (IAI)   With the view of Mishkanot Shaananim, Jerusalem   Lunch at Montifury Restuarant  
Visit the the city of David Walking to the water tunnels of the old city Looking for the water.. On southeastern hill to the Temple Mount  
The Temple Mount   Visit the Wailing Walls tunnels   The story of the 1st and 2nd Jewish temple   Going back through the Muslim Quarter  
Group picture at the Wailing wall Group picture at Giviat Hazeitim View from the bus  
Day Four: North Israel July 2, 2008  
Visit Nazareth, Church of the Annunciation              
Company visit: Giving Imaging (Medical)   Company visit: 3DV (Video Games)  
Streets of Nazareth   In the markets      
Lunch at Vered Hagalil Restaurant Last stop Yardenit, where Jesus walked on the water. Didn't work for us..          
Summit Parties: June 27-28, 2008  
Party in Cesaria, June 27       Party, Tel Aviv Akirov, June 28  
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