December 20, 2008

State of Georgia looks to Israel for solutions to energy and water challenges

JPost.com Dec 20, 2008 23:15 Israel’s track record of success and a similar climate brought a delegation from the US state of Georgia here last week to get a look at local cleantech and greentech firms. Representing private companies, public, utilities, and government officials, the nine officials traveled all over the country looking for ways to integrate Israeli technology into their organizations. […]
December 20, 2008

AICC Mission – Maggie Bellville and Zohar Zisapel at RAD in Tel Aviv

Jerusalem Post 12/17/2008
December 19, 2008

Israeli Company Earnix joins AICC

  Earnix was founded by insurance and banking executives who sought a practical solution to the limitations of traditional pricing methods used by financial services providers. Joining forces with experts in statistics, econometrics, and optimization technology, they formed Earnix to help insurers and banks improve performance through better customer segmentation, advanced demand analysis, and optimal pricing. Today, leading financial institutions […]
December 17, 2008

INN Coverage of AICC Mission to Israel

Atlanta Business Execs ‘Rescued’ in Search for New Companies by Hana Levi Julian IsraelNN.com A group of Atlanta business executives was “rescued’ from a high-rise building on Sunday as part of their week-long itinerary of meetings with counterparts in the fields of energy, biotechnology, water technology and communications to discuss joint economic development opportunities — despite the recent fiscal downturn. Tom Glaser, […]
December 16, 2008

Atlanta Journal Constitution Coverage of AICC Mission to Israel

Delegation tries to sell Israeli businesses on Georgia By ROBERT W. GEE The Atlanta Journal-Constitution Tuesday, December 16, 2008 Tel Aviv, Israel — To headline writers around the world, Israel is a place of never-ending conflict and religious and ethnic tension. For eight business executives and utility officials from Georgia visiting Israel this week, the Jewish state represents opportunities for business partnerships […]
December 12, 2008

Jeff Pulver: I don't care what they say about crisis

Jeff Pulver helped draw a large crowd when he spoke at AICC’s US-Israel Web 2.0 Business Exchange in September 2008. He also attended the US-Israel New Media Business Exchange in 2007. Thank you Jeff for your support of  Israeli Technology and AICC activities. Jeff Pulver: I don’t care what they say about crisis “Just remember that even Google was founded during the […]
December 11, 2008

AICC Member Given Imaging buys product line from Medtronic

Published by: Globes 12/09/2008 The new operations in Israel are expected to create 30-40 jobs. Capsule imaging developer Given Imaging Ltd. (Nasdaq: GIVN; TASE: GIVN) has bought the Bravo pH monitoring business for diagnosing Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD) from Medtronic (NYSE: MDT) for $20 million. The Bravo system uses a disposable capsule temporarily placed in the esophagus that measures pH […]
December 10, 2008

AICC Member BlogTV Wins YouTube Stars to Make a Web TV Network

BlogTV is an AICC member since 2007 and took part in the US-Israel New Media Business Exchange in 2007 and Innovation Exchange in 2008. View live shows on BlogTV BlogTV Wins YouTube Stars to Make a Web TV Network Written by Liz Gannes NewTeeVee.com  BlogTV is the closest thing to broadcast television on the web. Each day, the site has prime-time viewing […]
December 7, 2008

Mobile start-ups thrive in Israel

Mobile start-ups thrive in Israel Levi Shapiro www.fiercemobilecontent.com December 5, 2008 By combining engineering talent, access to capital and a start-up friendly environment, Israeli companies have made their country a leader in the mobile media sector. But ICQ founder and Angel investor Yossi Vardi has a different explanation and more light-hearted explanation: the Jewish mother. “Nobody is harder to satisfy […]
December 6, 2008

AICC Mission to Israel in Atlanta Business Chronicle

December 2, 2008

AICC To Lead Business Mission To Israel

 Georgia’s Insurance Commissioner John Oxendine   The American-Israel Chamber of Commerce (AICC) will lead a delegation from Georgia on a business mission to Israel from Dec. 13 to 18, exploring business opportunities for their companies and economic development for the state. The mission will focus on the AICC’s priority areas including life science, cleantech, security, software and telecommunications. Leaders from […]
December 2, 2008

Alliancesphere CEO and AICC Vice Chairman Lorin Coles Named Top 25 Entrepreneur by Catalyst Magazine

Lorin Coles, founder and CEO of Alliancesphere, an Atlanta-based consulting firm, has been named to Catalyst Magazine’s list of Top 25 Entrepreneurs of 2008. Long recognized for his work with strategic alliances, this marks the first time for Coles to be included on the prestigious list of metro-Atlanta’s most influential entrepreneurs. “This is a tremendous honor, one that ultimately reflects […]
November 30, 2008

Mueller Water Products, Inc. Joins AICC

Mueller Water Products, Inc.  (NYSE: MWA) based in Atlanta Mueller Water Products is a leading North American manufacturer and marketer of a broad range of water infrastructure and flow control products for use in water distribution networks and treatment facilities. Mueller Water Products also acts as a distributor, especially in Canada, for products that are manufactured by other companies. Mueller Water Products broad product portfolio includes engineered […]
November 27, 2008

AICC Member PerSay Raises $2.4

PerSay joined AICC in April 2008, participated in the Amdocs/at&t business exchange, and presented at the October Security Committee Meeting (see presentation here) Voice recognition co PerSay raises $2.4m Published by: Globes 23/11/2008 Voice biometrics company PerSay Ltd. Has raised $2.4 million from Teuza – A Fairchild Technology Venture Ltd. (TASE:TUZA), Shrem Fudim Technologies Ltd. (TASE:SFKT), and PerSay chairman Dr. […]
November 27, 2008

MobiMate and WorldMate Establish New Headquarters in Atlanta

Privately-held developer of award-winning mobile travel software,  MobiMate Ltd. , based in Lod, Israel, along with its US-based subsidiary  WorldMate, Inc. , has announced it will undergo a re-organization and establish its new corporate headquarters in Atlanta.    “This is great news.  I have been a subscriber for over a year now and am a Gold member of the WorldMate service,” […]