December 13, 2013

Medical Records

Tel Aviv-based company developing a tablet platform that empowers people in complex medical conditions.  From automatic management of medical records to reliable delivery of data and information in everyday language, the platform provides better understanding of what to expect and how to best cope with a medical condition at any given point in time.  This new solution enables you to […]
December 13, 2013

Hotel Investment

Kfar Hittim an Exceptional Investment Hotel Opportunity  Kfar Hittim is situated near Tiberias, between the Sea of Galilee and the Arbel Cliff.  Kfar Hittim is a moshav in the Northern District of Israel, has a great view overlooking the Galilee Sea.  Kfar Hittim (lit village of wheat) lies near a famous battleground of the Third Crusade.  In 1187, the Muslim […]
December 13, 2013

Jon Medved Excites at Capital Funding Connector Event

Jonathan Medved, one of Israel’s best recognized serial entrepreneur, spoke to a large audience of investors.  This program is one of a series planned by the AICC Capital Funding Connector chaired by Randall Foster of Focus Bankers, to encourage awareness and investment of Americans in Israeli companies and to promote investment in Israeli businesses.  The Connector has identified four planks […]
December 12, 2013

Covidien Announces Definitive Agreement to Acquire Given Imaging

Advances Covidien strategy to more comprehensively address key specialties and procedures globally Adds Given Imaging’s broad suite of minimally invasive gastrointestinal diagnostic and monitoring solutions Accelerates development of world-class gastrointestinal portfolio focused on serving patient from diagnosis to treatment Accretive to earnings per share beginning in fiscal 2015 DUBLIN, Ireland & YOQNEAM, Israel–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Dec. 8, 2013– Covidien plc (NYSE: COV) and Given Imaging Ltd.(Nasdaq: GIVN) today announced […]
December 10, 2013

Eric Seidel to Chair New Marketing Committee

After swift and comprehensive planning by a MarCom Taskforce, and approval by the Executive Committee, the new Marketing & Communications (MarCom) Committee has been established and is preparing to get started early in the New Year. As reported at our recent Board Meeting, the MarCom Committee has a three-tiered membership: Strategic, Advocacy and Creative. The committee has two immediate assignments […]
November 14, 2013

From the Leadership – November 2013

From the Leadership Shai Robkin President & CEO Joel Neuman   Chairman   If ever additional proof was needed to support the old adage of “necessity being the mother of invention,” one need look no further than what has happened in Israel over the course of the past decade in the field of water.  Just in case you missed the […]
November 14, 2013

AICC Members and Staff attend WATEC Conference in Israel

WATEC 2013, the 4th bi-annual exhibition, is Israel’s prime event for showcasing its technologies and achievements in water, environment and energy industry fields. With water, environment and energy challenges at the top of the global agenda, WATEC 2013 features compelling solutions and proven, practical applications in areas such as water and energy efficiency, water quality, desalination, and water supply. The […]
November 14, 2013

AICC Co-Sponsors AIPPI International Conference

AICCSE and AICCSE member firm Smith Gambrell & Russell, LLP co-sponsored a major international intellectual property (IP) conference entitled “From IP to NP (Net Profit)” held in Tel Aviv on November 10-11, 2013.  This conference was organized by AIPPI, a leading international intellectual property (IP) trade organization, along with Tel Aviv University’s law school. The conference featured the Hon. Randall Rader, Chief Judge of the US Court of Appeals for […]
November 11, 2013

Cyber Security

Lod-based company developed an array of unique behavioral biometrics-based solutions for the banking industry. Their newest solutions is for mobile devices and can prevent access by unauthorized users by analyzing the motion of a person’s finger on the touch screen. I thought you could assist in making some in-roads to the right person – maybe just to get an introduction […]
November 11, 2013

Caesarstone Announces Georgia Manufacturing Plant

Caesarstone, quartz surfaces maker, from Sdot Yam, Israel will invest up to $100 million to build a manufacturing plant in Richmond Hill, Georgia, that will employ 180. Caesarstone (NASDAQ:CSTE) makes engineered quartz surfaces that are used in both residential and commercial buildings as countertops, vanities, wall cladding, floors and other interior surfaces. The American-Israel Chamber of Commerce Southeast Region initially suggested […]
November 11, 2013

AICC and Young Israel of Toco Hills host Israel’s Bar Ilan University

American Israel Chamber of Commerce and Young Israel of Toco Hills – Atlanta co-sponsored a breakfast lecture by Professor Sam Lehman- Wilzig, Deputy Director of Bar-Ilan University’s School of Communication entitled, “The Historical Roots of Israel’s High Tech Success in the Information Age.” A noted author and speaker, Professor Sam Lehman-Wilzig discussed how Jewish history has prepared Israel to excel […]
November 11, 2013

Valuation Software

Ramat Gan privately held SaaS company which developed this advanced technology to facilitate the complex capital structure valuation process with proprietary technological innovations. AlgoValue simplifies simulations of portfolio valuations, next round financing and exit strategies and is an efficient support for analytical opinion. AlgoValue’s software also streamlines IRC 409A valuation projects and complies with the AICPA Practice Aid Guides. In […]
November 11, 2013

Hospital Beds

Tel Aviv-based company dedicated to enhancing hospital and nursing homes’ abilities to administer medical treatments and to helping prevent caregiver injuries. The company’s advanced technology-based solutions are designed to improve dramatically patient outcome, while reducing costs. The company’s products will reduce care givers injuries and improve quality of life for people who have difficulty performing daily personal care activities, such […]
November 11, 2013

Medical Records

Tel Aviv-based mobile solution that enables you to control your health by managing medical records from multiple sources in one place and providing real-time access to all your health information. The product gives you a complete view of your current (and past) medical condition, and tools to help you understand what it all means. Having a deeper understanding of your health, […]
November 6, 2013

AICC Host Bar Ilan

October 21, 2013

AICC Medical Committee Member Alan Minsk (AGG) featured in Israel Program

Critical Regulatory Updates 5 November 2013 8:45 am–17:30 pm Krypton haKfar haYarok Ramat HaSharon, Israel To Register: click here Join your regulatory colleagues from across Israel for a day of networking and to hear expert presentations on critical regulatory updates. This event is sponsored by the RAPS Israel Chapter and is intended to advance knowledge and facilitate networking among local […]
October 15, 2013

Israeli Economist Pinchas Landau Briefs Columbia, Charleston, and Memphis

AICC, in partnership with Israel Bonds, presented a special briefing in Columbia, Charleston and Memphis by Economist Pinchas Landau.   One of Israel’s leading independent analysts and commentators on Israeli economic and financial affairs, Landau provided his insights into the Israeli economy’s prospects for the future.  Attended by over a hundred members of these southern communities, Landau highlighted the medical industry […]
October 15, 2013

AICC Initiative Leads to South Carolina/Israel Bilateral R&D Deal

Led by the AICC, two years of collaborative work between Israel and the State of South Carolina was highlighted on Tuesday with the signing of an official agreement to establish a bilateral research and development initiative. The agreement, which creates a funding mechanism for joint industrial research and development projects between Israeli and South Carolina companies and universities, will be […]
October 14, 2013

NCR wins Georgia Governor’s Award for Acquisition of Retalix

AICC Nominates Winner of Atlanta  Business Chronicle 2013 Governor’s International Award International Deal of the Year Nominated by AICC, the winner of the 2013 Eagle Star Deal of the Year Award, NCR, has also collected the prestigious “Atlanta Business Chronicle Governor’s International Award” for its acquisition of Ra’anna-based Retalix for $650 million. This NCR Corp.’s acquisition has proven to be an opportunity to grow […]
October 14, 2013

From the Leadership

This month’s e-newsletter, featuring a bit of a different look than you have seen before, represents just a small step in what we anticipate will be much larger effort towards making the AICC’s marketing and communication efforts more effective and expansive. At the request of the Chamber’s Executive Committee, a marketing and communications task force was recently established under the […]