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Recording What Can We Learn from Israel’s Innovative Startup Culture? With Author Uri Adoni

Recording What Can We Learn from Israel’s Innovative Startup Culture? With Author Uri Adoni interviewed by Dr. Katie Gordon. In our new monthly program, Israeli Gamechangers Revolutionizing the World. November 5, 2020.

Next episode, December 9th with Udi Mokadi, Founder & CEO of CyberArk. The interviewer will be Dr. Jim Ludes from the Pell Center at Salve Regina University, RI.

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This project is a collaboration between The Rhode Island-Israel Collaborative (RIIC), and Venture Café Providence

Thursday, November 5, 2020 1:00 to 2:00 pm

Online Lecture is Free but Registration is Required. To Register, go to this link.

What Can We Learn from Israel’s Innovative Startup Culture?


The Rhode Island-Israel Collaborative (RIIC), in collaboration with Venture Café Providence and the Consulate General of Israel to New England are happy to present Uri Adoni, author and veteran venture capitalist with over 20 years in innovation, has extensive experience as both an investor and an executive in a wide variety of tech companies. Dr. Katherin Gordon, board member of the RIIC will interview and have a discussion about his new book in Israel innovation with Uri.

In his new book, The Unstoppable Startup: Mastering Israel’s Secret Rules of Chutzpah.

Adoni provides an insider’s perspective on Israel’s secret formula that has made it so successful in fostering the growth of technology businesses. With practical advice and real-life examples of chutzpah, he addresses the specific challenges found in each stage in the early life of a startup, and how to apply certain strategies to each step of building a startup. The interviews with leading, successful entrepreneurs (such as the CEO of Waze, the CEO of CyberArc, and the Cofounder of Space IL), tell behind-the- scene stories that have never been told before, gives a unique practical perspective and advice on how to address real challenges that many startups face.

The event is free but reservation is required. To REGISTER click here.


Uri Adoni has over 20 years of experience in high-tech and over 12 years of being a partner at Jerusalem Venture Partners Media Labs ( JVP is one of Israel's leading venture capitals with an impressive track record of IPO's on NASDAQ and M&A's to large leading multinationals. Adoni served on the board of several high-tech companies,

both early and late stage. Prior to joining JVP, Uri was the CEO of MSN Israel (Microsoft

Networks) and was one of Israel's new media pioneers. In his military service at the IDF (regular and reserve) he was an officer (Major) and served as a commander of a combat unit.

He regularly addresses delegations from around the world in Israel, and has been a keynote speaker, panelist, and judge at high-tech conferences in the U.S., Germany, Brazil, Argentina, Belgium, Switzerland and Ireland, among other places. Adoni is a highly visible ambassador for Israeli high-tech and is also an angel investor, investing his own capital in early stage startups. He recently departed from JVP to join a U.S.-based real estate entrepreneur who is developing a new and innovative approach for building local high-tech ecosystems and communities across the U.S.



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