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MONDAY, May 20, 2024


Invite Only Reception

TUESDAY, May 21, 2024

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12:30 - 13:30

Lunch & Networking

09:00 - 09:20

Welcome to the 11th annual Axis Tel Aviv! 

Opening Remarks by Ed Frank,  CEO @Axis Innovation

Lital Kiperman Vaknin, Head of Strategic Partnerships @Peres Center

08:30 - 09:00

Registration, Coffee and Networking Overlooking the Mediterranean Sea


9:20 - 10:30

Axis Exchange 1 - AI & SaaS

2023 was the year of AI - so what can we expect in the rest of 2024 and beyond? What critical business processes will be disrupted by AI, and how can AI be a tool to augment and enhance leading industries? In this session, we’ll hear from a panel of expert investors and corporations, followed by selected Israeli startup pitches and an interactive Q and A.

Moderator: Matthew Kittay, Partner @Fox Rothschild

The Impact of AI on Early Stage Venture Deals 


Inbar Haham, Co-Founder and Managing Partner @In Capital

Jacques Benkoski, General Partner @USVP

Nicole Priel, Partner @Ibex Investors

Sarah Antor, General Partner @Helena Capital Partners

10:45 - 11:05

Coffee Break

15:00 - 16:00

Axis Exchange 4 - Proptech & Contech Session

How are startups revolutionizing the proptech and contech industries? In this session, discover the innovative technologies and key trends shaping the future of real estate and buildings. Hear from leading investors and industry leaders as they share their insights for the future, followed by selected Israeli startup pitches and an interactive Q and A. 

Moderator: Imri Eisner, Partner @DLA Piper


Eyal Fisher, Partner @Tekfen Ventures

Gili Elkin, Founding Managing Director @ICI Fund

Noam Wolf, Partner @Flashpoint VC

Sivan Blasenheim, Partner @Second Century Ventures

Tobias Hasenjaeger, Senior Manager New Ventures @VIEGA

Yaron Flint, VP Global Technology Validation & Sourcing VP Global Technology Validation & Sourcing @Stanley Black & Decker, Inc.

11:05 - 12:20

Axis Exchange 2 - ClimateTech

Climatech has become one of the most important and fastest growing tech sectors globally, and Israeli startups are leading the charge to reduce greenhouse gas emissions and enhance energy efficiency. Hear from a panel of climate and sustainability investors and corporations about the challenges and opportunities, followed by selected Israeli startup pitches and an interactive Q and A.

Moderator: Josemaria Siota, Corporate Venturing Expert @World Economic Forum 


Dana Bublil, Investment Team @Target Global

Igor Ryapin, Head of Research @First Imagine

Jack Levy, Partner and Co-Founder @MoreVC

Marius Rosenberg, Partner @TIGGES Rechtsanwälte

Ofir Gomeh, CEO @Capital Nature  

13:30 - 13:45

Axis Exchange 3 - Mobility

The intersection of mobility and smart cities presents unparalleled opportunities for innovation, efficiency, and sustainability. What are the biggest challenges and opportunities for startups and industry leaders? Discover how cities worldwide are becoming safer, smarter, and more efficient. Hear from a panel of industry leaders as they delve into the challenges and predictions for the future, followed by selected Israeli startups pitches and an interactive Q&A.

Moderator, Robin Wood Sailer, Co-Founder and Partner, Le Labs Group


Hadar Pode, Managing Director @Porsche Digital

Patrick Weldon, Director of Advanced Technology @Polaris

Pavel Ezekiev, Founder and CEO @ΝΞΟ Ventures

Rinat Yogev, Partner @ GM Ventures

Stefan Lutz, CEO@ BMW Tech Office Israel

10:30 - 10:45

Keynote Speaker 

Corporate venturing: How companies can better innovate with GenAI startups

Josemaria Siota, Corporate Venturing Expert @World Economic Forum 

12:20 - 12:30

Keynote Speaker

Global Perspectives:  Entering Europe via NRW Region Seamlessly


Marius Rosenberg,  Head of Business Unit @ NRW.Global Business

16:00 - 16:30

Closing Remarks and Wrap up of Axis Tel Aviv 2024

Fireside Chat: The Future of Mobility and the Software Defined Vehicle 

Frank Ghenassia, Executive Chief Architect, General Motors interviewed by Ed Frank, CEO Axis Innovation

13:45 - 15:00


Tour of Peres Center for Peace and Innovation


VIP Dinner

Exclusively for presenting startups, speakers and VIP ticket holders

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