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"China-Israel investments- what is next?"
Following the annual Chinese government summit on May 22nd, "The Two Sessions", and the Coronavirus influence on the world economy, we gather top investors and experts for a fascinating discussion on the future of China-Israel investment trends.
The panel discussion will be followed by pitch sessions of Israeli innovative startups, looking for investors in Asia.
We welcome Chinese investors who are looking to invest globally and have interest in Israeli innovation to take part in this session.
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Agenda June 2, 2020 Panel Discussion
8:00 PM - 9:00 PM
The Future of China-Israel Investment
9:00 PM - 9:30 PM
Israeli Tech Pitch Session
Israeli innovative tech companies’ presentations
Speakers Yoav Sade Partner at Meitar Law Firm Ariel Briskin GM at IsCham Gal Dymant Chairman at Asia Direct Capital Group Amir Galor Founder of Infinity Chibo Tang GP at Alibaba Hong Kong Entrepreneurs Fund Mia Zheng Executive Director of China Merchants Capital Jamil R. Mazzawi Founder and CEO of Optima Design Automation Nissim Chen Founder of AquiNovo Ltd.
Yoav Sade is a partner in the Corporate and Securities Group, and leads Meitar's China practice.
Yoav’s work focuses on international projects and cross-border transactions, including mergers and acquisitions, investments, joint ventures and commercialization of technologies. Yoav serves as Vice Chairman of the Israel-China-Hong Kong Chamber of Commerce and frequently lectures before various forums on the negotiation of business transactions and the legal aspects of doing business in China. Yoav has over 25 years of experience working on matters related to the Chinese market, during which he worked in one of the leading law firms in Hong Kong for several years. Yoav represents investors (including corporations and investment funds) from China & Asia Pacific countries in investments, M&A transactions, joint ventures and commercial transactions with Israeli companies, and in establishing a presence in Israel. In addition, Yoav represents Israeli companies in investments, M&A transactions, joint ventures and commercial transactions with entities from China and Asia Pacific countries and in establishing presence in Asia Pacific countries .
Ariel Briskin graduated from the Hebrew University of Jerusalem’s Department of East Asian Studies and Political Science. Prior to his studies, he completed his service in the Israeli Army as a Pilot Training Commander. Ariel has been living in China for the past 7 years, during which he studied in Sichuan University, as well as managed an Israeli Company based in Guangdong for over 3 years. These days, Ariel Briskin serves in Beijing as the General Manager of the Israel Chamber of Commerce in China (IsCham), and strives to utilize IsCham as a leading platform to boost cooperation between China and Israel. Ariel speaks fluent Chinese, English, Hebrew and Russian.
Mr. Dymant has over 15 years’ experience in China in venture capital and private equity.
His career highlights include senior-level management at Merrill Lynch and Managing Director of Far East Investment Ltd., a VC fund specializing in later-stage investments. He is the Co-founder of Zero2IPO, a leading service provider for the Chinese VC and PE industry, and a founder of Sino Outbound, a leading cross border real estate investment platform, and a founder of Wow Fresh, the first dead sea salt therapy company in China. Mr. Dymant has invested in more than 20 companies in China, and in the last five years, he is an active angel investor in Israel. Mr. Dymant is also a representative partner in Pitango venture capital in China. Asia Direct is the leading company of bringing Israeli technologies into the China market. The company is responsible of bringing more than 100 Israeli companies into the Chinese market. In addition, Asia Direct has raised more than $300 M USD from China into Israeli Hi Tech companies in the last three years. Gal holds an MBA from New York University.
As the Honorary President of IsCham and the founder of Infinity Group, Amir has more than 20 years of life and work experience in China. In September 2017, Amir won the 2017 China Government Friendship Award, which is the highest honor awarded by the Chinese government to foreign experts working in China. In February 2019, he won the Israel Jerusalem award, which was awarded by the Minister of finance of Israel.
About Infinity Group: Infinity group has a strong resource network. It has offices in Israel and 23 funds in different Chinese cities. Each fund adopts the "collaborative investment" mode to strictly control risks and share profits.
Chibo Tang has been investing in early stage companies in the technology and media sectors in China for over a decade. He is Head of Hong Kong office, and manages the Alibaba Hong Kong Entrepreneurs Fund, for which Gobi is the exclusive General Partner. He’s led numerous investments including Airwallex, WeLab, Urban Revivo, Prenetics, GOGOVAN, Qupital, DayDayCook, AQUMON, and Sandbox VR.
Chibo is recognized in the industry as Silicon Dragon Venture Capitalist of the Year 2017, Global Corporate Venturing Rising Star 2019, Global Corporate Venturing Emerging Leader 2020, and is a member of The Tatler Tribe for Gen.T. Chibo received his B.A. in Applied Mathematics and Economics from Harvard. He received his MBA from China Europe International Business School (CEIBS). Chibo began his career as strategy consultant with Monitor Group, focusing on ASEAN and MENA regions. He also spent time at Robert Bosch as Senior Manager of Corporate Strategy APAC. Chibo joined Gobi Partners China in 2009 and is currently a Partner based in Hong Kong. More information about the speaker from Alibaba investment HK: https://m.calcalistech.com/Article.aspx?guid=3811453&from=groupmessage&isappinstalled=0
Mia Zheng is Executive Director of China Merchants Capital,which is the dedicated private equity platform under China Merchants Group, with an AuM of more than US$40 billion.
Responsibilities: * Full cycle management of a US$ dominated fund which makes deep tech investments globally * Industry coverage: AI, robotics, autonomous mobility and advanced manufacturing Roles: *Serving as a member of the Expert Committee of China Merchants Capital for technologies. The Expert Committee advises on all investment decisions made by the Investment Committees of China Merchants Capital *Serving as a director of the board of portfolio companies
Jami Mazzawi has founded Optima in 2014 to resolve all Functional-Safety challenges for Automotive and Safety-Critical semiconductor chips.
Jamil has over 25 years’ experience in the semiconductor and EDA industries, both in Silicon Valley, Israel and Europe. He worked in engineering, sales and managerial positions at: Ornet Data Communication, Verisity Inc., Rambus, Sun Microsystems, Jasper Design Automation and now Optima. He was involved in developing, promoting and selling disruptive technologies and tools such as: Verisity’s eRM, constraint-random-verification methodology, later OVM and UVM, vManager, low-power formal verification flow, Fault-Simulation-Engine, Soft-error-selective-hardening, Safety-BIST and others. Jamil authored and co-authored seven patents in formal-verification of low-power design, fault-simulations, functional-safety and ISO-26262 solutions. He holds a B.Sc. in Computer Engineering from the Technion, Israel and MBA from San Jose University, CA.
Nissim Chen has over 20 years of managing innovation and business development in the international space including identification, initiation and development of new business opportunities across the biotech and agricultural biotechnology industries in multiple fields and geographies.
His specialties include: Management; Strategy; Business Development; Intellectual Property; Technology Transfer; In & Out Licensing; Alliances - establishment and management. About AquiNovo: AquiNovo brings a disruptive technology to a growing industry, developing growth enhancers for farmed fish to meet the ever-growing demand for fish protein. AquiNovo’s proprietary, non-GMO, non-hormonal, easy-to-use feed additives sustainably enhances fish growth whilst improving feed conversion ratio (FCR). Value proposition for fish farms thus includes higher yields, using existing resources, at lower production cost. Welcome to Glue Up. We are upgrading our password strength service in order to align with ISO27001 standards. Please take a moment to upgrade your password.
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