The Philadelphia-Israel Chamber of Commerce (PICC) and CFA Society of Philadelphia hosted “Breaking the Myths: Investment Opportunities in Israeli Innovation” event on September 29 at Pepper Hamilton’s Philadelphia office. The program featured Israeli Ambassador Dani Dayan as keynote speaker, and Renee Baker, PhD of Aberdeen Asset Management’s Israeli Fund, and Jeremy Bach of Lazaros Israeli Opportunity Fund with presentations on their respective funds and why they invest in Israeli technologies.
(R-L) Benjamin Strauss, Esq., Partner, Pepper Hamilton and PICC Past President; Jeremy Bach, CEO Bach Capital Advisors, LLC representing Lazaros Israeli Opportunity Fund; Israeli Consul General in NYC Dani Dayan; Renee Baker, Ph.D., Closed-End Funds Marketing & Investor Relations, Senior Manager at Aberdeen Asset Management; Vered Nohi, Executive Director, PICC, and Neil Cooper, Executive Partner, Royer Cooper Cohen Braunfeld LLC and PICC Vice President.
Philadelphia-Israel Chamber of Commerce:
The Philadelphia-Israel Chamber of Commerce (PICC), established in 1987, is the go-to independent organization facilitating connections between Israeli and Philadelphia, Southern New Jersey and Delaware based businesses, governmental agencies and economic development organizations. The PICC also represents the US-Israel Binational Industrial R&D (BIRD) Foundation, which has made more than $10 million in industrial R&D grants regionally to U.S.-Israeli company technology ventures.
Since January, six Israeli companies opened their US offices in Philadelphia and five more are exploring calling the Greater Philadelphia region their home by early 2017.
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Vered Nohi, email@example.com, 302.540.6374 mobile.