"iAngels in Cleveland: Introduction to the Israeli Tech Landscape," an investor networking event, was held Feb. 26 in Taft’s Cleveland office. The event was hosted by partners Howard Bobrow, Dominic DiPuccio and Brandi Weekley.
iAngels, founded in 2014 in Tel Aviv, is an Israeli venture capital fund that connects entrepreneurs to tech-savvy investors around the globe with a special interest in supporting Israeli startups. The team is recognized as a global leader on blockchain and Israeli high-tech, and as a leading next generation of Israeli visionaries and trend-spotters poised to seed future Israeli success stories.
The evening’s introductory remarks were made by Dr. Elad Granot, an expert in Israeli high-tech investments and also Dean of the Dauch College of Business and Economics at Ashland University. He noted the investment shift from startup to scaleup.
Shelly Hod Moyal, iAngels co-CEO, detailed the agile culture and rapid growth of iAngels. In just five years, the firm now represents a community of 15,000 investors in 45 countries and has investment products for individual private investors and institutions.
In a round-table discussion, Hod Moyal and Tamir Wolf, CEO and co-founder of Theator, together described the significant changes in clinical data management and patient interface that AI, AR and robotic technology will have in the medical industry.
The evening concluded with a presentation by Or Koren, iAngels investor relations director. She highlighted investment themes including emerging technology, enterprise software, FinTech and HealthTech.
The event was also featured in an article in the Feb. 20 issue of Cleveland Jewish News.