October 15, 2012

From the Leadership – October 2012

Over the years, we have been fortunate in our very positive relationships with the Israeli government agencies whose work dovetails with ours.  The Israel Economic Office to the U.S. Southern Region has been a key partner in our efforts with Alabama, Georgia, Mississippi, and now Tennessee (the Israel Economic Mission in New York is responsible for North Carolina  and South […]
September 11, 2012

Economic News from Israel

Herzliya Pituach-based MyCheck has received an investment of $1.7 million by Israeli supermodel Bar Refaeli along with the Saban, Wertheimer and Elroi families.  The company is a 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 they go.  The company is a member […]
September 11, 2012

Ag Software

Holon-based developer of systems that assist farmers in complying with GlobalGAP and environmental regulations and help them to improve their efficiency and competitive edge in face of unstable economic conditions.  Products are based on intuitive field data collection and decision support feedback accessible from everywhere, with cellular and SaaS systems enabling rapid customization to any farm type, offering a technically […]
September 11, 2012

Cleaning Wipes

Petach Tikva-based developer of specialized cleaning wipes across all sectors including Industrial & Institutional, Automotive, DIY, Household, Office, and Cosmetics.  The wipes are produced in cutting-edge, dedicated facilities, and the products are sold by leading distributors, trade and wholesale outlets, retailers and internationally renowned brands and corporations, both under the brand and private label brands.  Seeking introduction to major US industrial distributors.
September 11, 2012

Data Analytics

Herzliya-based developer of a system for identifying and analyzing hidden data patterns in large scale data warehouses that is suited to the retail trade and customer relations management (CRM). The solution is designed with scalability, redundancy and high availability in mind, so it can meet variable customer environment. Seeking introductions to potential clients in Retail and CPG, E-commerce, Supply Chains, […]
September 11, 2012

Elevator Safety

Rishon Le’Zion-based developer of safety devices to prevent elevator accidents offers a  low-cost solution that can be installed on any automatic elevator, even ones found in older buildings. Eliminates the possibility of human error, resulting not only in safety for passengers and mechanics, but will impact insurance costs and provide a measure of protection from costly injury or death-related lawsuits. […]
September 11, 2012

Professional Seminar Addresses Hot Topics

With the backdrop of Israel’s stable economy and innovative companies, AICC’s Professional Committee presented another outstanding seminar on August 23rd in Atlanta that addressed many aspects of “US Jobs and Economy: The Israel Innovation Effect”.  Almost 100 members and guests were treated to the program that featured presentations, case studies, and panels to illustrate the theme and engage to participants. “The […]
September 11, 2012

From the Leadership

In our newsletters, you see evidence of our good work in the events and deals that are announced.  What you don’t see is the behind the scenes work that goes into the matchmaking and mentoring our staff and volunteers do every day to support business transactions and investments being made between and by American and Israeli companies that are benefiting […]
September 11, 2012

Plans Announced for 2nd South Carolina Mission

  Based on the success of an initial mission to Israel in November 2011, the South Carolina-Israel Collaboration, organized and operated by the American-Israel Chamber of Commerce, SE Region, has announced plans for the  2nd South Carolina Business & Research Mission to Israel, December 1-6, 2012.  During the week, participants will have the opportunity to explore business with Israel — […]
September 11, 2012

Gamasonic Signs Deal with The Home Depot

  Tel Aviv-based Gamasonic, with its US headquarters in Atlanta, began selling its line of solar lamps in 900 Home Depot stores in a test program this past spring, and following the success of the initial launch, the Atlanta-based D.I.Y. retailer is planning to extend the line into an additional 800 stores for a total of 1700 stors nationwide next […]
September 5, 2012

Contemporary Judaica Designs: Created by Israeli Artists

AICC Followers: Use Coupon code AICC for a 10% discount on your order (expires 12/31/12) Contemporary Judaica Designs, is a source of Judaica, Jewish and Israeli gifts, and modern artistic jewelry and designs. CJD offers selection of Contemporary Mezuzah cases, Mezuzah Scrolls, Menorahs, Candle holders, Jewelry, Hamsa Hands, Pomegranate key chains, and many other special gifts for Weddings, Brits, Yom […]
September 4, 2012

Bar Refaeli among investors in AICC member MyCheck

Refaeli, together with the Saban, Wertheimer, and Elroi families have invested $1.7 million in the company. 3 September 12 16:28, Tzahi Hoffman Published by Globes [online], Israel business news – www.globes-online.com – on September 3, 2012 Bar Refaeli has invested in smartphone payment app developer MyCheck Ltd.as the company tries to enter the field with high profile investors, after completing an 18-month pilot. The […]
September 3, 2012

US Dept. of Commerce: Oil & Gas Trade Mission to Israel 10/28-11/1

The United States Department of Commerce (DOC), International Trade Administration (ITA), U.S. and Foreign Commercial Service (CS), is organizing an Executive-led Oil and Gas Trade Mission to Israel, October 28 – November 1, 2012. The purpose of the mission is to introduce U.S. firms to Israel’s rapidly expanding oil and gas market and to assist U.S. companies pursuing export opportunities […]
August 14, 2012

Therapy Management

Ramat Gan-based developer of a unique video rehabilitation training platform and patient management solution, implemented through Software as a Service, for therapists, patients, and rehabilitation clinics.  Ensures that the patient’s needs and rehabilitation objectives are met from the time he enters the clinic / rehab center and integrates to one or more of his rehabilitative allied health professionals.  Launching a pilot with […]
August 14, 2012

Invoicing Software

Jerusalem-based developer of Web Invoice, an invoicing software for small businesses that gives the service person the ability to bill his customers at the point of service and processes credit card payments through most credit card gateways and PayPal, increasing the speed of payment.   Offers scheduled phone, SMS, and e-mail notifications as an added feature.  Also Point of Sale system […]
August 14, 2012

Skin Treatments

Tel Aviv-based developer and marketer of a line of herbal cures to treat skin conditions based on Chinese medicine and meeting regulatory approvals.  Includes product lines for irritated scalp, face and body skin prone to Atopic Dermatitis, Seborrhea, Psoriasis, and Acne.  Products are based on highly efficient natural ingredients, free of side effects, and compatible for long term use.  Seeking […]
August 14, 2012

Robotic Rehabilitation

Rehovot-based developer of unique robotic systems for stroke and neurological rehabilitation that are based on Error Enhancement technology, already tested in several clinical trials with results indicating 50% savings in the rehabilitation time.  Has completed the development of a robotic system for rehabilitation of upper limb, and is seeking marketing partners. Next in the company’s pipeline are systems for lower […]
August 14, 2012

Upcoming Conferences in Israel and the Southeast

Fall brings many exciting opportunities in both Israel and the Southeast for conferences relevant to our members and networks.  For further information, contact gtessler@conexx.org. High Tech Industry Association Conference, September 10-12, 2012, Jerusalem.  Explore new cutting edge technologies, learn about successful breakthroughs and meet over 4,000 leading entrepreneurs, startup companies, venture capital firms, mature technology companies and key players of […]
August 13, 2012

Economic News from Israel

Tel Aviv-based Elco Holdings will transfer 15 housing blocks with 4,635 apartments to REIT Apartment Trust of America at a value of $105 million, yielding a capital gain of $30 million.  When the deal is completed, Apartment Trust of America will own 35 housing blocks with 9,692 apartments in North Carolina, and Georgia along with Texas and Virginia. Tel Aviv-based Time To […]
August 13, 2012

Israel NewsTalk Network Launched

Macon’s Richard Eisner, Founder Concerned with events in the Middle East that threaten not only Israel but also the US as well as perceived bias in mainstream media, a team led by Macon, Georgia ophthalmologist Dr. Richard Eisner, has launched an internet talk radio vehicle devoted to Israel.  According to the company, ITTN (Israel NewsTalk Network) is now offering a […]