The JHTC and Olga Rybak are excited to host an Israeli angel investment network, iAngels, to explore the world of angel investing and equity crowdfunding in Silicon Wadi and Silicon Valley.
Discussions will focus on:
- The value of equity crowdfunding platforms for investors and entrepreneurs
- Roles and responsibilities of the fund vs. the lead investors vs. crowd-funders
- Deal-terms negotiations
- Exits and more
If you have never done angel investing before, you may come out ready to invest your first $5-50-100K; and if you have, this may prompt you to invest in Israeli start-ups from the comfort of your room with no travel budget required!
iAngels is an angel investment network that allows private investors from around the world to gain access to exclusive early-stage technology deals in Israel along with leading professional angel investors in a transparent partnership under identical deal terms. In less than two years, iAngels has invested in 25 companies, produced two exits and built a team of professionals led by its founders Shelly Hod Moyal and Mor Assia.
Read iAngels of Israeli Start-ups for additional details and inspiration about iAngels.
Shelly Hod Moyal is the Founding Partner of iAngels with 10 years of experience evaluating investment opportunities for investment firms, private individuals and corporations worldwide at UBS, Avenue Capital, and Goldman Sachs. Ms. Hod Moyal has earned her MBA at Kellogg Recanati (Chicago) and earned her degree in Economics (summa cum laude) at Hunter College (New York).
Yaron Eilot is iAngels’ Partner and Head of Wealth Management, bringing over 20 years of business experience and leadership to the team. Not only has he held executive business and strategic development positions at Conduit, NICE Systems, Yahoo and RADA… the man can also fly an airplane.
Dr. Richard Swart is recognized as one of the top thought leaders in crowdfunding and alternative finance, with particular interest in its impact on social innovation and global challenges. He has been the subject of stories or interviews in leading business publications including Forbes, Inc, Entrepreneur, VentureBeat, Wall Street Journal, New York Times, BBC, PBS, MSNBC, NPR, Financial Times, Washington Post and dozens of others. Technical Advisor to Technology Partner Program at Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation. World Bank crowdfunding study author. Board member, advisor and Chief executive in numerous organizations and ventures. Coauthor of the forthcoming book Crowdfunding: the Corporate Era.
If you are interested in investing $50-100k or more with iAngels, please email Olga Rybak for an invite-only event on Jan 26th and/or 27th.