August 2, 2011

Laurie Olivier – Partner, Veritas Venture Partners

We first met AICC in 1999 when considering the location of our new US office. In order to have some overlap in day time zones with our office in Israel, we decided to locate on the East Coast to connect most easily and cost effectively to the rest of the United States. Atlanta became an option that we weighed against the usual alternatives such as Boston,
August 2, 2011

Laurie Olivier Testimonial

We would highly recommend to any Israeli company considering an office in the US to meet with AICC and other Israeli companies with offices in Atlanta
August 1, 2011

Cell Imaging

Rehovot-based developer of biological cell-imaging systems in collaboration with the Weizmann Institute addresses the problems of concurrently managing both good image quality and acquisition speed in a single instrument.  Products include a multi-user research platform specifically adapted to high definition operation at high magnification for ultra-fast high content screening, and a breakthrough, cost-effective research workstation designed at its entry-level to […]
August 1, 2011

Insurance Analysis

Petach Tikvah-based developer of a complete reporting and analysis solution for insurance companies that provides all the data warehousing and business intelligence required for effective management, replacing the traditional tools needed for lengthy projects with a comprehensive and efficient end-to-end solution.  Developed in 2004 and installed at insurance companies since 2008, the implementation is typically 1/3 the time and cost […]
August 1, 2011

Proton Therapy

Or Yehuda-based developer of an integrated system for 3D imaging, patient positioning with 1±mm accuracy, and treatment plan adaptation which can bring down the cost of cancer therapy by up to 60% in addition to other efficiencies gained from workflow productivity and image quality.  Delivers negligible irradiation to healthy tissue en route to the tumor or other surrounding tissue, thus […]
August 1, 2011

UGA and Haifa University to Present Global Health Conference

The University of Georgia Center for Global Health and the University of Haifa have organized a collaborative global health conference planned for September 7-8, 2011 at UGA in Athens involving faculty from both institutions.  Entitled “Globalization of Health Care: Common Problems – Seeking Common Solutions“, the 2-day conference will feature 5 faculty members from the University of Georgia paired with 5 faculty members […]
August 1, 2011

Promisec Wins State of Alabama Contract

Rishon LeZion-based Promisec has been awarded a contract with the State of Alabama for their Endpoint Security Compliance Software(ESCS) project in a competition with a wide and varying number of industry solutions for potentially more than 400,000 endpoints statewide.  “We are committed to offering innovative technological approaches to complex issues.  Throughout our organization, we are driven by finding the shortest and most efficient […]
August 1, 2011

AICC Selects New Leadership

The American-Israel Chamber of Commerce, Southeast Region has elected its officers and board members for 2011-2012.  Lorin Coles, CEO of Alliancesphere, has been elected chairman of the organization.  Other elected officers include Joel Neuman (The Coca-Cola Company) as chairman-elect; Nancy Sousa (Trig Medical) as vice chairman; Benjamin Fink (Berman Fink Van Horn) as vice chairman; Jonathan Minnen (Smith Gambrell & Russell) as secretary; and Steve Horn (Williams […]
August 1, 2011

S1 Corporation and Fundtech Ltd. to Merge

Atlanta-based S1 Corporation and Ramat Gan-based Fundtech Ltd. have entered into a definitive agreement, valued at approximately $700 million, to combine businesses through a stock-for-stock merger, creating an industry leader in transaction banking solutions.  The combined company will be headquartered at S1’s headquarters in Atlanta and will be called Fundtech.  Reuven Ben-Menachem will serve as Executive Chairman of the combined company, and Johann Dreyer will […]
July 6, 2011

Utilities Performance

Beit Dagan-based international management consulting firm offers services to improve and enhance performance excellence in large and fast growing companies from strategy through implementation. Wishes to expand its reach in the Energy and Utilities sector where companies are faced with a difficult environmental issues that increase the challenge in designing and implementing the right business model to stay competitive in […]
June 2, 2011

AICC Member Hatch Medical Expands Presence in Israeli Medical Device Market

Hatch Medical, L.L.C., a medical device incubator and technology brokerage firm, announced today expansion of its activities in the Israeli medical device industry. In an effort to offer its unique incubator model to Israeli medical device entrepreneurs and its brokerage services to established companies, Hatch Medical has partnered with Aaron Feldman, an Israel-based medical device executive. Paul Gianneschi, Managing Principal […]
May 13, 2011

Jonathan Minnen – Partner, Smith Gambrell & Russell

We have been very pleased with the growth of our Israeli practice. The American-Israel Chamber of Commerce has been an excellent and cost-effective asset in helping us achieve our objectives. We have been very pleased with the growth of our Israeli practice
March 28, 2011

U.S. and Israeli Companies to Explore Health IT Partnerships

U.S. and Israeli Companies to Explore Health IT Partnerships at Atlanta Business Exchange  American-Israel Chamber of Commerce pre-qualifies companies to participate in one-on-one meetings ATLANTA, March 14, 2011 — Georgia ranks No.1 in the U.S. in health-care IT industry revenue, generating $4 billion in revenue last year. As the country’s hub for health IT, it’s little wonder that leading U.S. […]
February 16, 2011

AICC Member Vicki Grodner featured in The Birmingham News

Vikki Grodner of The Grodner Group organizes and promotes events. ( Beverly Taylor/The Birmingham News )   An American-Israel Chamber of Commerce member since 2010, Vicki Grodner founded The Grodner Group which specializes in promoting and planning events for nonprofits, small businesses, law firms and politicians. To read more about Vicki and events such as “Little Red Dress” – which featured free […]
January 6, 2011

Wind Turbines

Netanya-based architect has developed a 35-50 megawatt Contra Rotating Vertical family of turbines, a breakthrough in the field of the existing Horizontal and Vertical turbines that currently allow for a maximum single turbine output of just 10 megawatts. Can produce power at up to 50 mph wind with production cost of one KW / HR of 5 to 8 cents. […]
December 11, 2010

The Future of Payments – Dec, 9th, 2010 -Videos & Pictures

Click here for more pictures from the event Watch the Videos The Future of Payments – Panel Discussion WorkLight Prsentation Orbograph Presentation SeerGate Presentation
September 3, 2010

Guest Post: Fundamental Differences Between Israel Law and Georgia Law as Related to Real Estate Transactions

By Shelly Rabinovitch, Foreign Lawyer at Arnall Golden Gregory Licensed in Israel Only In America, signing the purchase and sale agreement in a real estate transaction is only one step in the process. But in Israel, that represents the final step. In America, prospective purchasers enjoy an “inspection period” before the deal is complete. But in Israel, no such inspection […]
July 12, 2010

AICC Member CardioMEMS Featured on ABC News

CardioMEMS is a medical device company that has developed and is commercializing a proprietary wireless sensing and communication technology for the human body. The company participated in AICC’s US-Israel Telehealth Business Exchange and has been a member ever since. Ralph Jordan, the company’s Vice President of Business Development is on AICC’s Board of Directors. The company was recently featured on […]
July 5, 2010

Why Israel for Healthcare IT? – Dr. Yitzhak Peterburg (Video)

Former director general of Israel’s Clalit Health Services and Milken Institute Senior Visiting Fellow Dr. Yitzhak Peterburg proposed at the US-Israel Healthcare IT Business Exchange in Atlanta (June 8, 2010) that Israeli companies have much to give – and much to gain – by providing their expertise and technologies to the U.S. market.” Watch Dr. Peterburg’s presentation – http://vimeo.com/13079240
June 21, 2010

Guest Post: Israel Models Healthcare IT and Lessons on System Reform at AICC Business Exchange

By Julie Zier Look behind the receptionist’s desk in most doctors’ offices and you will see shelves crammed with manila file folders. Brightly-colored labels dot the edges. Papers of every size and shape jut out from the sides, threatening to come loose from their bindings. One of these folders holds your medical history. Well, part of it. The rest is […]