June 26, 2017

Coming Up: Federation of Israeli Chambers of Commerce to Talk About Industry, Innovation & Exporting to Israel

Atlanta will have the special opportunity to learn about exporting to Israel. Uriel Lynn, President, and Dan Carmeli, CEO of the Federation of Israel Chambers of Commerce (FICC) will be on hand on Thursday, July 13 and Friday, July 14 at 11:30 a.m. to discuss the Israeli culture of innovation in industries as well potential opportunities of US companies exporting to […]
June 26, 2017

Recap: Summer Lunch & Learn Featured Alternative Investments

Conexx launched their special summer series with a lunch and learn featuring Dexter Caffey. Dexter is the founder and CEO of the Caffey Investment Group which offers institutional and private investors with alternative investment services. Dexter explained the nature of alternative investments, how they work and how global trends can impact your portfolio. Dexter’s interest in alternative investments started on […]
June 26, 2017

Featured Israeli Company: Hello Heart

Imagine a loved one getting critically ill. Would you be able to manage all of the information, test results and statistics? Would you be able to understand what it all means? This was the exact situation Maayan Cohen, Founder and CEO of Hello Heart, found herself in just a few years ago. Unable to handle and understand all of the […]
June 26, 2017

Featured Israeli Company in the Southeast: Motorika

Since 2004, Motorika has been creating robot-assisted solutions to aid patients suffering from neurological conditions as well as orthopedic and post-surgery challenges. Founded by Professor Shlomo Ben-Haim in Caesarea, Israel, Motorika’s products include the ReoGo which is a motorized and ergonomic arm to assist physical therapy patients. Other products include the ReoAmbulator to help patients with gait training and the […]
June 26, 2017

Member Profile: Jeff Neil

I currently work in the Georgia Ports Authority’s Corporate Communications office as a manager for commercial communications. I first became connected with Conexx at the 2016 Conexx Gala. The Georgia Ports Authority was being presented with the US Company of the Year award. I became increasingly aware of Conexx because a growing number of Israeli firms were visiting the Port […]
June 26, 2017

Israel Behind The Wheel

Ten years from now, there will be as much technology in your car as there is on your phone or computer. In fact, cars are quickly becoming smart phones on wheels. And Israel is driving this wave of innovation. The odds are, you probably never thought of Israel as a focal point for the automotive industry, but you should think […]
May 30, 2017

2017 FinTech Conference Saw Israeli Innovation and Deals

The 2017 Atlanta-Israel FinTech Innovation Conference was a huge success seeing over 150 people in attendance. The conference focused on the cutting-edge fintech or financial technology products that are coming out of Israel today. With the incredible work of Todd Porte of HR Prof, the conference not only showcased these Israeli businesses and their technology but was also able to […]
May 30, 2017

Featured Israeli Company: Votiro

The founders of Votiro served in these elite intelligence units and took their expertise to the open market. Using patented technology, the company can help actively “cleanse” all incoming files and emails, essentially neutralizing threats without having to detect signatures. The whole process is automatic – it doesn’t rely on an employee’s judgement of what attachments are safe or not […]
May 30, 2017

Upcoming Program: Member Lunch & Learn and Alternative Investments

One of Conexx’s strengths is our incredible network of talented members. Following the fascinating program on behavioral economics at our last Member’s Reception, Conexx is happy to launch our special Members Lunch & Learn program on Wednesday, June 21 at 11:45 a.m. These special programs allow Conexx to highlight our members incredible professional expertise. Our first Lunch & Learn program […]
May 30, 2017

Featured Israeli Company in the Southeast: Tefron

Tefron specializes in the development, production, marketing and sale of intimate and activewear apparel around the world. Founded in Israel in 1977 with US offices in North Carolina, Tefron produces intimate undergarments,apparel, and athletic wear including swimwear and other sports-related items for nearly every sport. Tefron has become the leading supplier to Victoria’s Secret, Calvin Klein, Banana Republic, and Patagonia […]
May 30, 2017

Member Profile: Evan Goldberg

I have been involved with Conexx since February 2016, primarily for networking and business development purposes. At first I had an individual membership and then my company became members. I have also helped with the young professionals group and have lent some strategic marketing advice when asked. My firm, ARPR, represents cybersecurity and fintech companies from around the world, so […]
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 […]