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Thought Leaders, Startups, Tech Leaders & VCs From Around the World Convene at First Annual California Israel International Business Summit

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>PRWEB.COM NewswireMountain View, CA (PRWEB) October 16, 2014

The California Israel Chamber of Commerce (CICC) in collaboration with the Israeli Economic Mission to the West Coast and the Consulate General of Israel to the Pacific Northwest today announced the First Annual California Israel International Business Summit exploring the most exciting trends in cyber security, big data, cloud, Internet of Things, mobile and new media. The CICC Summit will be held on October 22, 2014, at Microsoft in Mountain View, CA.

This year's Summit will feature panel discussions, keynote speakers and fireside chats with tech industry leaders discussing innovation and trends in these industries (complete list of companies, panels and speakers). In addition, 26 emerging Israeli companies will provide insight into some of the industries' newest and most innovative solutions. Among the speakers will be Guy Goldstein, co-Founder and CEO of Check (PageOnce), which showcased at the 2008 CICC "Israel Web Tour". Check was recently acquired by Intuit for $360M and maintains its R&D operations in Israel.

"We are particularly excited to bring together so many technology leaders, dynamic entrepreneurs, industry experts, and investors from Brazil, Canada, India, Israel, South Korea, the United States, and other countries onsite to share their expertise and explore potential collaboration with presenting companies," said Talia Cohen, Executive Director of The California Israel Chamber of Commerce.

The summit will bring together a cross section of sponsors representing: Startup Nation Central, Microsoft, Herzog Fox & Neeman, PayPal, RBC Capital Markets, Silicon Valley Bank, Qualcomm, ETRI, Alon Ventures, DLA Piper, US Venture Partners, OurCrowd, YL Ventures, Blumberg Capital, Sagent, and Consulate General of Canada.

"As a business hub connecting Israeli related companies with International California-based corporations, our goal is to help the many Silicon Valley startups, tech leaders and VCs to learn from each other and identify potential business opportunities that promote their respective companies and economies," said Cohen.

The First Annual California Israel International Business Summit will be held at Microsoft SVC Building 1, 1065 La Avenida Street, Mountain View, CA. The day begins with breakfast at 7:30AM, followed by expert panels and industry keynotes.

Event registration is now open. Media may request a press pass from the editorial contacts below.

About The California Israel Chamber of Commerce

The California Israel Chamber of Commerce (CICC) is a not-for-profit, industry-supported organization dedicated to promoting and strengthening thought leadership, business, investment, entrepreneurship, technology and trade relations between the business communities of California and Israel. With its wide and dynamic network of over 10,000 entrepreneurs, companies, business executives, investors and service providers, CICC provides a networking platform for joint venture programs between the two communities through networking events, personalized introductions, mentorship programs, investment forums, roundtables, educational seminars and delegations, CICC contributes to a stronger business and commercial alliance between California and Israel.


Becca Bauer
Vantage PR
415 984 1970 Ext. 0106

Jeff Lettes
California Israel Chamber of Commerce, Director of Communications
Global Media Strategy Communications
(408) 406-1161

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