April 27, 2017

Featured Israeli Company: Minerva Labs

Cybersecurity is a huge problem for many companies. Today, most threats are challenging the ability of security teams to keep up and actually mitigate those risks. Everyday, security professionals see more and more new threats, or “zero day” threats – ones that are completely new and have no set protocols in which to defeat them. Threats lead to more tools […]
April 27, 2017

Atlanta-Israel FinTech Innovation Conference Set for May

If you haven’t heard of the term “fintech” you are definitely in possession of some. Fintech, or financial technology, comes in all forms, from the chip on your credit card to different apps on your phone or tablet. It is no surprise that Israel is a leading producer of financial technology companies. With over 400 companies in this sector, Israeli […]
April 27, 2017

Featured Israeli Company in the SE: Vizrt

Think back to the days of tube televisions. It wasn’t that long ago, but over the last decade, not have televisions dramatically changed, but so has the graphics. Hi-def, and 3 and 4D viewing experiences are now the norm. Companies like Vizrt have changed the playing field and are continuing to innovate. Vizrt was founded to meet the demand from […]
April 27, 2017

Member Profile: Shawn Glinter

Shawn Glinter is the founder and CEO of the biotechnology startup Pendant Biosciences, which was formerly Nanoferix. Pendant Biosciences is an advanced materials company developing innovative surface coating and drug delivery technologies using a unique, polymer-based platform. The company is initially focused on applications within the orthopedic market, and its lead product candidate is a surface modification intended to reduce […]
March 29, 2017

Featured Israeli Company: Shekeltronix

One plastic bag can take between 400 and 1,000 years to break down in the environment. Plastic bags are used all over the world. They are cheap to manufacture and often times customers are using more than they need. Even though plastic bag recycling is available, massive amounts of waste still occur and improper disposal of these bags creates major […]
March 29, 2017

New Lifestyle Connector Set for First Event

Conexx is proud to invite you to the launch event of our newest connector, the Lifestyle Connector on April 5 from 7:45-10:00 a.m. at the Microsoft store in Perimeter Mall. With Chair Shira Grossman at the helm, the Lifestyle Connector was created to be on the cutting edge of what’s going on in in the lifestyle sector in our region.  […]
March 29, 2017

Member Networking Reception Talks Business

The Conexx Member Networking Reception treated members and guests to a presentation that might just change the way they do business. Held on March 23, the reception featured Shai Robkin, Owner of Vernon Library Supplies, as he spoke about the concept of behavioral economics and why your business might be left in the dust. Over 50 people attended the event […]
March 29, 2017

Featured Israeli Company in the SE: NeuroQuest

Every 66 seconds, a person in the US develops Alzheimer’s disease. More than 5 million people in the United States are living with Alzheimer’s and the disease is the 6th leading cause of death in this country. Nearly half of those who are caregivers to someone with Alzheimer’s and/or contribute financially to their care, cut back on their own personal […]
March 29, 2017

Member Profile: Shira Grossman

My husband and I moved to Atlanta at the end of 2011 and I had the chance to become a member of Conexx in 2012. I saw an opportunity to contribute my expertise working with Israeli companies and form business connections in my new hometown. When I first became a member, I received a warm welcome from Guy Tessler, Barry […]
February 27, 2017

Featured Israeli Company: Joonko

Bias in the workplace definitely exists – even in 2017. Whether unconscious or not, discrimination and sexism, no matter how major or slight, is still a big problem, particularly for women and minorities. While many companies invest in technology to help avoid bias in recruiting and hiring, Joonko is using Artificial Intelligence (AI) to help shed light on the bias […]
February 27, 2017

Upcoming: Members Networking Reception and Behavioral Economics

If you haven’t heard of Behavioral economics and how it can help your business, then the next Members Networking Reception is for you. Behavioral Economics is defined as “a method of economic analysis that applies psychological insights into human behavior to explain economic decision-making.” Join Conexx for the Members Networking Reception on Thursday, March 23 at 5:30 p.m and hear how […]
February 27, 2017

Cyber Risk Was Hot Top at Final Session of 20th Professional & Business Seminar

The final session of the 20th Annual Professional & Business Seminar centered around the hot topic of cyber risk. Chaired by Greg Kirsch, Chair, Professional Connector (SGR), the lunch event was hosted by Berman Fink Van Horn and featured Ralph Pasquariello, CLCS Commercial Liability Specialist at Snellings Walters Insurance, Greg Freemyer, Senior Consultant at IAC Forensic Services, Jason Bernstein, Partner, […]
February 27, 2017

Featured Israeli Company in the SE: Check Point

It is said that every 5 seconds, individuals access a malicious website. It is no wonder that time and time again, companies and organizations are in the news, not for good public relations, but rather for being hacked. Cyber crime is now a daily occurrence and by all accounts, most businesses are almost completely vulnerable to such attacks. But Check […]
February 27, 2017

Member Profile: Jeremy Ben-David

I was introduced to Conexx by Greg Kirsch, Smith, Gambrell & Russell, back in 2009. As a veteran ‘oleh’ (immigrant) to Israel from the UK, and involved in a profession which thrives on international cooperation between IP firms, the Israel-US partnership had always been important to me, both as a professional, and as a proud Israeli-by-choice. It was, therefore, a natural progression to become […]
February 13, 2017

February 2017 Leadership Message

This month’s leadership message was contributed by Russ Keller, a member of Conexx and managing executive of Advanced Technology International (ATI). Russ joined the recent 6th annual SC-Israel Collaboration Mission to Israel and below is his first-hand account of the mission.  From January 6-13, 2017 I was proud to have participated in the sixth annual South Carolina – Israel Research […]
January 26, 2017

Featured Israeli Company: Splitty Travel

Booking travel, particularly hotel stays is almost always a game of chance. Most people ride an obstacle course of questions including what hotels will be the most affordable and when is the best time to book to ensure low costs. And even after all that, you can’t always guarantee the type of hotel you might you really want or need. […]
January 26, 2017

Conexx Young Professionals Group to Host Rubicon Global Founder Marc Spiegel

The next Conexx Young Professionals event is set for a stellar evening as they host Rubicon Global founder Marc Spiegel. The event will take place on Tuesday, February 28 from 6:30-9:30 p.m. at Rubicon’s Head Quarters, Atlanta Plaza, 950 East Paces Ferry Rd NE, Atlanta, GA 30326. The Conexx Young Professionals event aims to bring together the next generation of […]
January 26, 2017

Featured Israeli Company in the SE: VisionMap

Much of the technology that comes from Israel is born out of necessity. The expertise, know-how, information and tools that comprise most of the hi-tech startups in Israel come from the military. It is well known that Israel’s cyber security experience came directly from the military’s need to thwart attacks and create their own defenses. But imagine a military-based technology […]
January 26, 2017

Member Profile: Adam Feinberg

I’ve been involved with Conexx for six years since relocating to Atlanta in 2010. I originally got involved on the suggestion of a colleague from work.  I reached out to Tom Glaser, the President at the time. I was new to Atlanta so it was a great way to get involved in the local Jewish community and the local business […]
January 4, 2017

Arthur Perlen

Arthur Perlen is a Principal at Centennial Retail Services.  Arthur has been working with Contennial Retail Services for over six years and has been involved with commercial real estate for over twenty years.  Arthur specializes in retail leasing and sales in Tennessee and provides commercial real estate services  in other markets the Southeast Region. Arthur graduated with a Bachelor’s Degree […]