November 28, 2017

Member Profile: Ron Sitton

When I was working and living in New York (1997-2012), I was involved with several US-Israel organizations, including the America-Israel Chamber of Commerce in New York. In 2000, I was invited by Tom Glaser to speak at an America-Israel Chamber of Commerce South-East (now, Conexx) conference about cultural differences in doing business in Israel and the US. That was the […]
August 30, 2017

“Touch Points That Make Conexxions” 2017 Conexx Annual Campaign Set to Kick Off

The 2017 Conexx annual campaign is set to begin in just a few days. Over the past year, Conexx has been busy creating dynamic programming and bringing guests and speakers to talk about innovation in Israel. Our impact in Israel and the Southeast has been tremendous and as our membership base and partnerships have grown, Conexx has seen the real […]
August 28, 2017

Start Up Nation, Lunch & Learn Programs Discuss Exciting Business Opportunities in Israel

Conexx recently partnered with the World Trade Center Atlanta (WTC) to talk about Israel’s pipeline of technology and innovation. The program, which was held on August 16 and hosted by the WTC, featured speakers from a variety of industries. Speaking to a packed room, guests heard from Conexx President Guy Tessler, Abraham Safdie, CEO of Feedbox CEM, an artificial intelligence […]
August 28, 2017

Featured Israeli Company in the Southeast: SYFAN

Syfan Enhanced Performance Shrink Films have been used worldwide for over 30 years for a wide variety of packaging applications. Founded in Israel over 40 years ago, Syfan provides high quality shrink films worldwide. Syfan has manufacturing plants on Kibbutz Saad in Israel as well as Everetts, North Carolina. The company has created proprietary cross-linking technology used in a variety […]
August 28, 2017

Member Profile: David Rubenstein

I have been part of Conexx since 1998 and I have served on various ad hoc committees through the years. I am currently on the Board, the Executive Board and on the Board of AIEI, Conexx’s 501c3 affiliate. I got involved with Conexx because it was a great way to combine my professional life with my personal interest in the […]
August 28, 2017

Israeli Ingenuity on the Rise: Cutting-Edge Israeli Companies and Industries You Should Know About

If you went on Conexx’s 2016 Business Mission to Israel, you would notice a distinct difference between Israel’s hi-tech ecosystem and America’s. There is good reason Israel is called the “Start Up” nation – it produces nearly 1,000 startups a year and the number of active startups is over 5,000. With a population of 8.5 million, those are impressive numbers. […]
July 25, 2017

Announcement: Conexx Welcomes Michael Piha, New Representative in Israel

Conexx is pleased to announce our newest team member, Michael Piha, as our representative in Israel. Starting August 1, Michael will be replacing Bracha Shlomo who will be embarking on an exciting journey in Thailand for her husband’s new posting as the Ambassador to Thailand with the Israeli Foreign Ministry. Michael comes to Conexx from MIS Dental Implants Technology Ltd., […]
July 25, 2017

Featured Israeli Company: BlueWind Medical

In the US, reports show that nearly 100 million people suffer from chronic pain. Whether from injury, prolonged illness or other conditions, the number of people suffering from pain and chronic pain is rising. Many of us know the effects that chronic pain can have on our lives, our jobs, and our families. But chronic pain and its management can […]
July 25, 2017

Featured Israeli Company in the Southeast: Algosec

Algosec is a leading provider of software for network security policy management or firewall policy management.The company strives to help enterprise organizations align security with their business processes through their unique, business driven approach. AlgoSec’s was founded in 2003 by Prof. Avishai Wool and Yuval Baron. With North American sales office in Roswell, Georgia, AlgoSec also has sales offices in […]
July 25, 2017

Member Profile: David Cole

I joined Conexx when I decided to visit Israel in November 2016. I had heard Israel was the center of innovation and business development and I thought it made sense, if I was going to travel with Conexx, that I should be part of their program. Through Conexx I was able to travel to Israel on their Technology Expedition. Over […]
July 25, 2017

The Global Cyber Threat: How Israeli Cybersecurity if Saving You and Your Business

In 2017, our lives exist on various digital networks, many of them combined and all of them containing personal and sensitive information. Your mobile phone, work computer and network, and even your car are all on-line and connected 24/7 which means we are also vulnerable to cyberattacks. This past year there were numerous cyberattacks that made global headlines, such as […]
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 […]