May 31, 2009

AICC member GreenRoad Technologies Raises $15M from a new investor

Source: Globes Online 5/31/09 GreenRoad Technologies Inc. has raised $15 million in a financing round led by DAG Ventures, a new investor. GreenRoad CTO Ofer Raz and chief of safety Hod Fleishman founded the company, which is based in California, has sales offices in the US and UK, and an R&D center at Or Yehuda, in Israel. The company develops […]
May 22, 2009

Guest Post: Why Does Your Company Need a Green Story?

R. Krishna Avva I know what you’re thinking … my company doesn’t do anything green, or I’m not green enough, or nobody cares anyway. Green is the new differentiator in this tight economy. Studies have shown that if you have a green presence, customers are willing to pay a premium up to 16% to use your products or services. Interestingly enough, […]
May 21, 2009

Israeli Companies CheckLight (Water Safety) and Odysii (Digital Signage) join AICC

Kiryat Tivon based CheckLight Ltd.’s mission is to enable global water utilities & related organizations to protect and ensure drinking water safety & quality by developing, manufacturing and delivering innovative early warning solutions which detect a wide range of contaminants quickly, efficiently and cost-effectively. CheckLight’s vision is that its solutions will become a global industry standard to be used on a […]
May 20, 2009

AICC President Tom Glaser Says Israel Is a Technology Powerhouse (TechDrawl Interview)

Tom Glaser, Founder and President of the American-Israel Chamber of Commerce, Southeast Region, says Israel is a “technology powerhouse” in life sciences, security, cleantech, and information technology, and the Atlanta area is one of the top 5 centers in North America for Israeli companies.  Click to read the article and watch the video:
May 18, 2009

AICC hosts Israeli Deligation to BIO

One hundred people attended AICC’s Lunch reception for the 19 Israeli Companies attending the BIO Conference in Atlanta.  The lunch was hosted at the Atlanta Metro Chamber and was co-sponsored by US-Israel Science & Technology Foundation, Arnall Golden Gregory, Israel Life Science Industry, Office of the Israel Chief Scentist, Israel Economic Mission to the Southern Region, Georgia BIO, Matimop, Georgia Department of […]
May 15, 2009

AICC Welcomes the Israeli Companies Attending BIO in Atlanta

Nineteen Israeli biopharma companies will be in the official delegation to the international BIO conference in Atlanta next week. The Medical Committee of the American-Israel Chamber of Commerce, Southeast Region is partnering with industry and economic development groups from Israel and the Southeast on a special event to welcome them on May 18th.  Dr. Eli Opper, Chief Scientist of Israel’s […]
May 15, 2009

Innowatech and Greenlet Technologies present at AICC's May CleanTech Committee meeting

AICC’s May CleanTech Committee meeting was hosted by Ervan Hancock of Georgia Power at their Atlanta headquarters. Innowatech and Greenlet Technologies presented their technology followed by discussion on the US-Israel CleanTech Forum and a proposed business exchange. Krishna Avva of  CleanTech Storyteller discussed his consulting business that is geared to helping young Cleantech companies better describe their value proposition as well as US […]
May 13, 2009

Odysii presents at AICC Software Committee May meeting

AICC’s May Software Committee meeting was hosted by Lorin Coles of Alliancesphere at their Atlanta offices. Murray Bookman updated the committee on Cisco‘s entering the server market and aggressive acquisition campaign. Odysii presented their technology followed by a discussion on Israeli Software companies to be recommended to AICC’s Investment Task Force and a follow-up discussion on companies that are currently being assisted […]
May 9, 2009

AICC member Delek US swings to profit

Gains from higher inventory value and insurance claims pushed the company into the black. Globes 5/7/2009 Delek Group Ltd. (TASE: DLEKG) subsidiary Delek US Holdings Inc. (NYSE:DK) today published its financial report for the first quarter of 2009. The company noted that the results were affected by last November’s fire at its Tyler refinery in Texas. Nevertheless, the company posted […]
May 6, 2009

Musician Paul Winter at AICC Breakfast Briefing

Four times Grammy award winner Paul Winter told AICC audience about his support of nature and conservation projects in Israel,  the American Society of Nature in Israel (ASPNI), the International Center for the Study of Bird migration (ICSBM) and the Israel Ornithology Center (IOC). Winter has become very involved with these issues in Israel through his project Flyways, a musical […]
May 4, 2009

AICC member Defenition 6 continues growth with four new accounts

Definition 6, recently won four new clients. Carter’s, Inc., Cox Enterprises, Safeguard Self Storage and Square 1 Art have turned to Definition 6 for its proven experience in redefining brands through the use of online technology. Atlanta based Definition 6 is the largest independent full-service interactive marketing agency in the Southeast. Combining innovative marketing and ebusiness solutions, ranging from eCommerce […]
April 30, 2009

AICC names finalists for 2009 Eagle Star "Israeli Company of the Year" and "Deal of the Year" Awards

“Eagle Star Israeli Company of the Year”               “Eagle Star Deal of the Year”   View the criteria To Register for the 2009 Eagle Star Awards Gala
April 28, 2009

MindCite Joins AICC

MindCite transforms data to intelligence, in the Homeland Security, Competitive and Business Intelligence markets, using Artificial Intelligence, Semantic and Natural Language Processing.  MindCite has developed and implemented a single point access to the customer’s information, based on open source and internal data sources. The company provides a complete solution for integration, and automatic processing of organization structured, semi-structured, and unstructured data […]
April 22, 2009

Synergy Cables Joins AICC

Synergy Cables USA Ltd is a wholly owned subsidiary of Synergy Cables Ltd. a leading high quality wire and cable manufacturer and part of The Alpine Group, Inc. The US subsidiary is headquartered in Marietta, GA and maintains distribution wharehouses in Walterboro, North Carolina and Houston,  Texas.  The company manufacturs in a state of the art facility in Sderot, Israel. Eli Abravanel the company’s President & CEO, […]
April 15, 2009

AICC BoD member David Rubenstein recognized as "Top Ten Producer"

AICC Board of Directors member David Rubenstein, Principal with The Miller Richmond Company, was recently recognized as a “Top Ten Producer” by the Atlanta Commercial Board of Realtors. Out of all of the 2009 Million Dollar Club recipients, David was ranked as the 8th highest grossing office tenant representative based on leasing and sales volume of $31,145,758 in 2008. “The […]
April 14, 2009

MindCite presented Citer their Enterprise Knowledge Platform at AICC Security Committee meeting

AICC April Security Committee meeting was hosted by David Schwartzenfeld at Marsh & McLennan Buckhead offices. Israeli company BriefCam was introduced to the committee and Hadar Himmelman CEO of MindCite presented an innovative information technology platform for implementing data mining, analysis and knowledge management solutions , using artificial intelligence, semantic and natural language processing (see video below). The committee discussed producing an educational event in the fall […]
April 7, 2009

Mazor signs with Scottish Rite Hospital in Atlanta and 2 other US hospitals

Mazor Surgical Technologies Ltd. (TASE:MZOR) has signed agreements and obtained permits for the installation of its C-Insight 3D surgical imaging system at three US hospitals. The agreements mean that the company has met an important development and marketing milestone for the system. Mazor is installing C-Insight at three beta sites at the Scottish Rite Hospital in Atlanta, the Florida Campus […]
April 7, 2009

PLYmedia Wins Red Herring 100 Europe 2009 Award

PLYmedia, a pioneer in enriching online video, was named a winner of the Red Herring 100 Europe 2009 Award which distinguishes the top 100 private technology companies based in the EMEA (Europe, Middle East and Africa). Most successful in increasing multilingual engagement and viewing time for EU countries, PLYmedia’s language and closed captioning solution, subPLY, enables online publishers to target […]
April 6, 2009

AICC members Earnix, PLYmedia, and Vringo listed in Red Herring 100

Since 1996, technology industry executives, investors, and strategists have valued the Red Herring 100 lists as an instrument for discovering and advocating the most promising private ventures. The 2009 winners will be unveiled and featured at Red Herring 100 Europe 2009.  Earnix was founded by insurance and banking executives who sought a practical solution to the limitations of traditional pricing […]
April 2, 2009

AICC member Unisfair Launches Channel Program to Capitalize on Growth of Virtual Events

Digital Advertising Agencies and Event Planners Can Now Add Customized Virtual Events to their Service Rosters Unisfair powers the world’s virtual events and virtual environments for business. Virtual events and environments are used for marketing, recruiting, training and internal collaboration. If it can be done physically, Unisfair can replicate it virtually—with superior return on investment. Unisfair has powered over 600 large […]