August 13, 2012

AICC Forms Hi-Tech Committee

First Event to Focus on Big Data Adam Coffsky Recognizing the rapid convergence taking place, the Chamber has merged its former Software and Communications committees into a new Hi-Tech Committee, and has named technology industry leader Adam Coffsky, global account manager at Gartner, as its chairman.  Adam’s previous positions included executive positions with Israel-based Aladdin Knowledge Systems and Atlanta-based Internet […]
August 13, 2012

BIRD Foundation News

One of AICC’s  most important relationships is with BIRD—the U.S.- Israel Bi-national Industrial Research & Development Foundation that offers financial grant support for joint venture R&D projects between American and Israeli companies.  Chamber President Tom Glaser is BIRD’s Southeast representative.  BIRD has several initiatives underway that are of particular interest to companies in our region: Two Southeast projects are being […]
August 13, 2012

From the Leadership

The Professional Seminar is AICC’s premier annual educational event.  Organized by our Professional Committee, this year’s half-day program on August 23rd has been designed for business people and members of the legal, accounting, and financial professions to give them effective tools to serve their clients pursuing business interests in the Southeast and Israel.  Built around the theme US Jobs and […]
August 13, 2012

Metro Atlanta Chamber Signs MOU with Israeli Chambers

MAC’s Jorge Fernandez (l) and FICC’s Uriel Lynn (r) sign memorandum of understanding with Tom Glaser (c) witnessing Georgia’s largest chamber of commerce—the Metro Atlanta Chamber—has entered into an joint agreement with the Federation of Israeli Chambers of Commerce at the conclusion of a seminar in downtown Atlanta on July 18th coordinated with the American-Israel Chamber of Commerce, the Georgia […]
July 18, 2012

ITC helps companies expand their business presence

Since 2007, Israel-based ITC helps companies expand their business presence, better serve their clients and save on communication costs. ITC is an innovative telephony business solution provider allowing you to become “local” regardless of your physical location. Even when you call your customers, they will see a local CallerID.  Utilizing advanced telephony technology, ITC provides local dual-channel, toll-free, multi-channels and […]
July 13, 2012

conexx Professional Seminar

2013 Professional Seminar Videos 2013 Professional Seminar – Keynote: Shai Robkin from American Israel Chamber on Vimeo.   2012 Professional Seminar Videos ProfSem12-Cultural Differences from American Israel Chamber on Vimeo.   2011 Professional Seminar Videos 2011 Professional Seminar – Todd Dollinger, CEO, The Trendlines Group from American Israel Chamber on Vimeo.  
July 12, 2012

Platelet Preparations

Holon-based company develops unique tissue-regeneration and cell-therapy products isolated from autologous peripheral blood, based on its core competencies in blood collection and separation.  Latest product enables to collect, separate and concentrate from the patient’s own blood platelets with their active growth factors, according to the desired application.  The platelet concentrate is isolated and applied to the wound site to aid healing.  Seeking partner […]
July 11, 2012

Mobile Control

Haifa-based developer of a remote device to control all the electronic devices in use from a SmartPhone.  By creating niche social-networking applications for SmartPhones, along with hardware that replaces single-function gadgets, consumers can get one step closer to mobile living.  Company is constantly building the tools to bring lifestyle applications that target the global community to life.  Seeking introductions to […]
July 11, 2012

Visual Presentations

Ramat Gan-based firm offers corporate imaging products, creating visual showcases to trigger business. Products include corporate videos, marketing presentations, web video content, blue screen and Internet productions, product movies, customer testimonials, and exhibition videos.  Has worked with Israeli and US clients in both Hebrew and English.  Wishes to explore the possibility of working for US firms, directly or through local […]
July 11, 2012

Dental Implants

Shlomi-based company, founded by a group of experienced maxillofacial surgeons, has developed a full line of dental implant products.   Offers superior and groundbreaking implant systems, packed with innovations and features, ensuring outstanding performance, fast operation, and precision to bring cost effective and easy-to-use solutions to the market.  Has 30 distributors worldwide, and is seeking introductions to potential Southeast distributors.
July 11, 2012

Oil Exploration

Jerusalem-based firm has an unsurpassed technical case to utilize in an application for a drilling rights license in Israel, and their management has leveraged existing business and political connections to attract some of the leading exploration companies with discussions ongoing.  Has achieved initial investment of over $1 million, and is seeking additional investors, experienced onshore exploration companies, oil and gas investor […]
July 11, 2012

Orange Blossom Ventures Visits Atlanta

Desiring to build connections in the Southeast, Tel Aviv-based Orange Blossom Ventures (OBV) joined AICC, and their Founder / Board Chairman Gil Makov used last month’s Eagle Star Awards Gala as the centerpiece of his initial visit to Atlanta.  During the second week of June, he presented to the Chamber’s Professional Committee, and meetings were arranged for him with key […]
July 11, 2012

Zohar Levkovitz to Keynote 2012 Professional Seminar

  Noted Israeli technology entrepreneur Zohar Levkovitz will deliver the luncheon keynote address at this year’s Professional Seminar. Levkovitz is the Chairman of SpaceIL, a non-profit organization that has the mission to make Israel the 3rd country to land on the moon.  He was also the founder and CEO of Amobee, and led the company through its recent acquisition by […]
July 11, 2012

Economic News from Israel

Elbit Systems has signed a memorandum of understanding with The Boeing Company to market their US-built Hermes 450 and 900 unmanned aerial vehicles to selected countries.  The agreement was signed at Farnborough Airshow. Given Imaging has won its patent infringement lawsuit against Intromedic Co. Ltd. that was filed with the Seoul, Korea Central District Court last November.  The Yokneam-based company maintains its […]
July 11, 2012

From the Leadership

Most often, we think of the Israel business opportunity around acquisition of cutting edge innovation and technology from Israel and bringing it to the US market.  While this assumption is certainly valid, we often ignore the other side of the equation—selling US products and services to Israel—mainly due to the perceived market limitations of that small country. But the Israeli […]
July 10, 2012

Atlanta-Israel Company Debuts Music Robot at Google Conference

Tovbot is changing the way to enjoy music.  The start up, headquartered in Atlanta at Georgia Tech’s accelerator in Midtown Atlanta with a development team in Herzliya, has introduced Shimi, a musical companion that recommends songs, dances to the beat, and keeps the music pumping based on listener feedback. The smartphone-enabled, one-foot-tall robot is billed as an interactive ‘musical buddy’. […]
July 10, 2012

BIRD Foundation to Invest $7.15 Million in Eight New Projects

During its June 21st meeting, the Board of Governors of the Israel-U.S. Binational Industrial Research and Development (BIRD) Foundation, approved $7.15 million of funding for eight new projects between Israeli and American companies.  In addition to the grants from BIRD, the projects will access private sector funding, boosting the total value of all projects to approximately $20 million.  The BIRD […]
July 10, 2012

Movius Utilizes Cellrox Technology

Johns Creek, Georgia-based Movius Interactive Corporation, a global leader in value-added communication services, has created myIdentities together with Cellrox Ltd., a Tel Aviv-based specialist in mobile BYOD (Bring Your Own Device) that deals with the recent trend of employees bringing personally-owned mobile devices to their place of work, and using those devices to access privileged company resources such as email, […]
July 10, 2012

AICC Selects New Leadership

The American-Israel Chamber of Commerce, Southeast Region has elected its officers and board members for 2012-2013.  Lorin Coles (Alliancesphere) has been re-elected as chairman of the organization.  Other elected officers include Joel Neuman (The Coca-Cola Company) as chairman-elect; Jonathan Zucker (The InterTech Group) as vice chairman; Benjamin Fink (Berman Fink Van Horn) as vice chairman; Jonathan Minnen (Smith Gambrell & […]
July 3, 2012

Global Atlanta: Growing Israeli Biotech Firm Receives Recognition

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