April 16, 2012

College of Charleston Spearheads Interdisciplinary Israel Initiative

The College of Charleston is spearheading its first interdisciplinary study abroad initiative in Israel with its inauguration scheduled for Fall 2012.  Select Fall courses on Israeli culture and an independent study in business course will lead up to taking College of Charleston students to Israel during the 2012 winter break. Jonathan Zucker (The InterTech Group), founder and chairman of the […]
April 16, 2012

Economic News from Israel

Bnei Atarot-based MyHeritage has made available the first online index search of 132 million people and 3.8 million scanned documents included in the 1940 Census, searchable in 38 languages and with a mobile search app being launched for iPhones, iPads, and Android SmartPhones.  While Ancestry.com and the Mormon Church are also providing search platforms for this census, the Israeli company […]
March 15, 2012

Sponsor Message

  The Green Chamber of the South, a membership organization, is dedicated to bringing businesses and organizations together across the Southeast to promote jobs and the innovation and adoption of green energy and clean technologies.  Join the Green Chamber of the South today, www.greencs.org,  for your opportunities to CONNECT, COLLABORATE, LEARN and GROW through education, networking and business development opportunities […]
March 15, 2012

Eagle Star Gala to Celebrate AICC’s 20th Anniversary

Chamber Founders and Community Partner Awards Honorees Announced Hard to believe, but the American-Israel Chamber of Commerce, SE Region is a 20-year old organization.  In commemoration of this major milestone, the theme of this year’s Eagle Star Awards Gala will focus on our many accomplishments and share a vision of what is to come. The Eagle Star Awards Gala is […]
March 15, 2012

From the Leadership

Our Chamber has done a great job over the years helping Israeli companies penetrate the US market, particularly through business development activities such as mentoring, developing sales channels, and introducing them to customers and partners.  More challenging for us has been securing investment in the Southeast for Israeli start ups. A few years ago, we created an Investment Task Force […]
March 15, 2012

Trendlines Road Show Comes to Atlanta on March 28th

Fourteen Israeli Company Start Ups Seeking Investment in the Southeast The American-Israel Chamber of Commerce, SE Region will host a group of Israeli start-up companies coming to Atlanta to seek investment in the Southeast.  The March 28th investor event is organized by The Trendlines Group, owner of two of Israel’s top technology incubators–Mofet Venture Accelerator and Misgav Venture Accelerator—whose mission […]
March 15, 2012

Visual Menu

Rehovot-based developer of a customer service platform that turns voice menus into smart visual interactive response that enable companies to provide a wide range of services through mobile application. The application provides an interface between companies and consumers, and serves a variety of customers such as doctors, internet providers, and car insurance companies, allowing them to select the desired service at the push […]
March 15, 2012

Device Interface

Herzliya Pituach-based developer of software that enables consumer electronic devices such as smart phones, tablets, PCs and TVs with a full body gesture control interface and 3D motion capture using a single standard 2D camera from fingers to full body, 15cm to 5m away. The technology can be implemented on any platform, thereby providing a simple solution for multiple industries and verticals.  Seeking […]
March 15, 2012

Skin Aesthetics

Karmiel-based developer of a device that helps promote natural skin healing without injuring delicate skin, offering measurable results with a pleasurable experience.  Active in more than 40 countries worldwide, and is FDA approved for facial wrinkles and rhytides.  Seeking introductions to plastic surgeons and dermatologists.
March 15, 2012

Composite Structure

Moshav Haniel-based manufacturer of products for the construction industry specializes in coating polystyrene boards with a unique cement mixture in which fiberglass mesh is impressed as a sandwich structure. In between two thin, strong layers of the coating, there is a core of styrofoam, creating firmness and high resistance to bending, and the unique coating reinforces the board and is […]
March 14, 2012

Red Hat Assists Israeli Startups to Increase Software Revenue

Raleigh, North Carolina-based Red Hat has begun a program for Israeli startups designed to boost use of its open-source software and increase sales as more companies migrate to cloud computing.  Seven Israeli early-stage technology companies with revenue of less than $1.5 million each have been chosen to get free access to Red Hat enterprise software.  Tel Aviv-based Typemock, a provider […]
March 14, 2012

AICC Adds New Leaders to Israeli Advisory Board

The American-Israel Chamber of Commerce, Southeast Region (AICC) has added several new members to its Israeli Advisory Board.  This prestigious group of business and professional leaders in Israel provides important connections to the Chamber in Israel for finding partners and customers in the country as well as outreach to promising Israeli companies seeking assistance in the US market. New members […]
March 14, 2012

Economic News from Israel

Ra’anana-based Amdocs is in advanced talks with the Investment Promotion Center of the Ministry of Industry Trade & Labor to open an R&D center at the Nazareth High-Tech Park.  Their proposal is to employ 200 people from minority communities including engineers in northern Israel.  Amdocs has a major operation in Atlanta. Caesarea-based Caesarstone Sdot Yam is planning to hold a […]
February 16, 2012

Payment Application

Herzliya Pituach-based developer of a payment application for bars and restaurants that enables customers to see their bills throughout the evening while enjoying the freedom of leaving the minute you wish to go.  No need for the typical, frustrating wait involved with finding the waiter, offering the credit / debit card, waiting to be charged, and getting the card back.  Seeking […]
January 17, 2012

Energy Management

Ariel-based developer of software systems that enable water utilities to save on energy costs by optimally scheduling their pump systems.  Can yield energy cost savings in the range of 10-20% depending on the particular water system structure, water storage capacity, etc.  Finds the desired optimal least cost solution by means of an advanced algorithm which combines field experience, hydraulics, and […]
January 17, 2012

Air Sensors

Emek Hefer-based developer of a very affordable air sensor network system using a combination of nanotechnology and solid state electronics, WiFi, Cloud database analysis & reporting coupled with patented pattern match algorithms and air quality analysis heuristics.   The result is a very simple “No Maintenance” plug and play, briefcase size device that can be installed in homes, factories, hospitals, power […]
January 17, 2012

Global Nursery

Moshav Nehalim-based global nursery corporation specializes in the production and sales of vegetables and herbs, seedlings and young plants, for the professional and hobby markets.  As a world leader in advanced horticultural nurseries, company is constantly developing unique technologies and production protocols in vegetable transplants.  Already established a global nurseries network of 5 sites in Israel and 5 joint venture […]
January 17, 2012

Mobile Workplace

Tel-Aviv-based developer of a cloud-based solution that enables corporate users to leverage their privately owned smartphone and tablet devices for work at an extremely affordable monthly fee.  IT professionals get a set of tools for managing mobility, and can rest assured that corporate data is protected at all times, while business users enjoy the simplicity and native user experience they […]
January 17, 2012

Economic News from Israel

Tel Aviv-based Gazit-Globe’s US subsidiary, Equity One, has sold 36 shopping centers in the Southeast to Blackstone Real Estate Partners VII for $473.1 million with most of them in Atlanta, Tampa, Orlando, North Carolina, South Carolina, Alabama, Tennessee and Maryland.  However, the company continues to own 1 center in Alabama, 27 in Georgia, 1 in Mississippi, 11 in North Carolina, […]
January 17, 2012

From the Leadership

On the heels of another successful year, we are busy with ambitious plans for 2012. All of our committees are planning educational programs, matchmaker events, and assisting Israeli companies.  These activities present great opportunities for involvement by enriching your knowledge and building networks in both the Southeast and Israel.  On the calendar are a Defense / Homeland Security seminar in […]