April 9, 2013

Israel Logistics Delegation Scores Business in Georgia

A delegation of Israeli logistics companies, led by the Federation of Israeli Chambers of Commerce, visited Georgia last month to make important business connections.  Participating in the delegation were The Israel Ports Development & Assets Company, Fourtec – Fourier Technologies, ZIM Integrated Shipping, Starcom Systems, and Top Image Systems. The group visited first in Savannah where they toured the Georgia […]
April 9, 2013

Finalists Announced for Eagle Star Israeli Company of the Year and Deal of the Year

The American-Israel Chamber of Commerce, Southeast Region (AICC), announced today the finalists for the 12th annual Eagle Star Awards Gala on May 30th . The event will be hosted at the HP Graphic Arts Experience Center in Alpharetta, Georgia from 6:00 – 9:00 P.M. Three companies, Arkal Automotive, ClickDimensions, and Delek, will compete for the Israeli Company of the Year […]
April 9, 2013

From the Leadership

Neurotechnology has been in the headlines recently with the announcement by President Obama of his intention to include $100 million in the US budget for brain research.  This news follows the announcement last year by President Peres of Israel’s Neurotechnology initiative and funding of the first Breakthrough Research And Innovation in Neurotechnology (B.R.A.I.N.) Prize, an international R&D award granted in […]
April 5, 2013

Dov Frohlinger — COO, Israel Ports

April 5, 2013

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April 4, 2013

Economic News from Israel

Rehovot-based Sapiens has filed with the SEC to raise $40 million on NASDAQ.  The insurance software company has a large operation in Cary, North Carolina. Delek Group, controlled by Yitzhak Tshuva, will sell up to 12% of Delek US Holdings for some $250 million as part of the secondary offering on Wall Street.  Delek US is headquartered in Brentwood, Tennessee and […]
March 11, 2013

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March 11, 2013

Levin Consulting Group Presents Israeli Opportunities in South Carolina

As a result of December’s South Carolina Business and Research Mission to Israel, Levin Consulting Group (LCG) with its Israel offices in Kiryat Yam and Tel Aviv, visited South Carolina the week of February 11th, and full days were scheduled for them in each region of the state.  LCG is an IP management and business development firm that manages a […]
March 10, 2013

Cloud Security

Tel Aviv-based developer of IT security that automates and centralizes cloud firewall management across all servers and clouds.  Available for both enterprises and hosting providers, and as a free offering, supports clouds, VPS, dedicated servers, and OpenStack across all major operating systems and service providers.  Seeking introductions to enterprises evaluating IaaS (infrastructure as a service) strategy, heavy Amazon AWS users, […]
March 10, 2013

Container Tracking

Ramat Gan-based developer of GPS tracking and monitoring solutions for containers, goods, vehicles, and people.   Introducing a new, sophisticated container locator that can provide a wide variety of alerts all in one unit, (such as door open/close, install/uninstall) identifying location, burglary, shocks and alert in case of change in temperature as well as alert at predefined range of events  . […]
March 10, 2013

Social Investing

Kfar Saba-based firm exclusively invests in viable and socially driven Israeli high tech companies that provide technological solutions to global social, medical, and environmental challenges.  Focus is on globally scalable social enterprises in the fields of healthcare, education, the environment, and products & services for underserved populations.  Offers sourcing and screening, hands on investment management, and access to an  international network […]
March 10, 2013

Fuel Conversion

Rehovot-based developer of a solar-driven system that dissociates CO2 and converts it at high efficiencies into competitive cost fuel.  Offers solutions to the shortcomings of current energy systems and to the global environmental threats by providing means to generate clean electricity using solar energy with cost-effective storage, allowing continuous 24/7 per-demand operation; reduce emissions by using CO2 as feedstock for […]
March 10, 2013

Southeast Delegation for June Life Science / Med Tech Mission

With Israel’s annual IATI Biomed life science conference and the 2nd MEDinISRAEL medical device and HIT conference being held during the same week, AICC is organizing a Southeast delegation to Israel, June 9-13, 2013.  Chamber VP Guy Tessler will lead the mission. Those interested are asked to contact him, gtessler@conexx.org or 404-843-9426. For the first time, IATI Biomed, is engaging […]
March 10, 2013

Gilbarco Veeder-Root Partners with Odysii

Greensboro, North Carolina-based Gilbarco Veeder-Root and Tel Aviv-based Odysii have announced an exclusive global partnership to create a new generation of highly intelligent and automated tools to enable convenience stores to increase sales.  Building on Odysii’s software, the new Impulse platform integrates with Gilbarco Passport or any other point of sale systems to deliver targeted recommendations via an additional touch […]
March 9, 2013

Members Exposed to Israeli Cyber Security Technologies

Almost 50 members and guests were treated to presentations by 3 of Israel’s most exciting Israeli companies at the I? (Israel Innovation Impact) quarterly event on March 7th, hosted by IBM.  Presenting were Covertix, Dome9, and Trustware whose CEOs shared innovated solutions to the growing cyber threats faced today by enterprises, governments, and individuals.  Organized by AICC’s Hi-Tech Committee, the program also featured a keynote by Jim Brennan, executive […]
March 8, 2013

May 30th Eagle Star Awards Gala to be Hosted at HP

Tom Glaser to Receive Founders Award The American-Israel Chamber of Commerce, Southeast Region will celebrate the 12th annual Eagle Star Awards Gala on Thursday, May 30, 2013, 6:00 – 9:00 PM.   The event will be held at the HP Graphic Arts Experience Center in Alpharetta, Georgia. The Eagle Star Gala is AICC’s community flagship event honoring the people and companies […]
March 8, 2013

From the Leadership

Our Chamber has always been ahead of the curve by targeting economic sectors where there is synergy between Israel and the Southeast. Our latest one is Logistics, and this month, we will host a delegation of 7 Israel organizations during their visit to Georgia, March 18- 20. The delegation first will be hosted by the city of Savannah, and participate […]
March 8, 2013

Economic News from Israel

Chicago-based Allscripts, with major operations in Atlanta, has acquired Hod Hasharon-based dbMotion for $235 million.  dbMotion’s technology is the key component of the Allscript’s connected community of health with 370 hospitals and 2800 clinics around the world currently using it. Jerusalem-based OurCrowd has provided its first funding in the US for Oregon-based Lucid Energy.  OurCrowd founder Jonathan Medved was keynote speaker at […]
February 13, 2013

US-Israel Neurotechnology Business Exchange to Showcase Israeli Brain Technologies

  US-Israel Neurotechnology Business Exchange to Showcase Israeli Brain Technologies February 13, 2013 – Fifteen Israeli companies are expected to come together, May 6-7, with major U.S. stakeholders in Neurotechnology to explore business and research relationships at the US-Israel Neurotechnology Business Exchange.  Hosted by the Medical University of South Carolina (MUSC) in Charleston, South Carolina, the event offers a focused opportunity […]
February 13, 2013

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