Israel @ ASUGSV-X, San Diego, Apr 8-10, 2019
Startup Nation brought a delegation to the world’s leading education and workforce innovation summit. The human capital is the major factor in Israel’s economic growth and the delegates shared the foundations of Israel?s innovation culture and high tech success.
Israeli Pop-Up Session
Eight Speakers at the Summit
Israeli stand at the Marketplace
Delegation organized by EdTech Israel.
Amdocs is a leading software and services provider to communications and media companies of all sizes, accelerating the industry?s dynamic and continuous digital transformation.
With a rich set of innovative solutions, long-term business relationships with 350 communications and media providers, and technology and distribution ties to 600 content creators, Amdocs delivers business improvements to drive growth. Amdocs and its 25,000 employees serve customers in over 85 countries. Listed on the NASDAQ Global Select Market, Amdocs had revenue of $4.0 billion in fiscal 2018.
Head of Learning and Talent Development
Established in 2000, eTeacher Group creates and operates leading virtual schools throughout the world. eTeacher specializes in large scale operation of online teacher-led classes. We work with leading professionals every step of the way, from recruiting teachers and developing content, to marketing, sales, and operations.
Yariv Bin Nun
CEO & Co-Founder
Elevation is a forward-thinking educational operating system that provides life time employability for companies, communities and individuals by training them to the new skills of the 21 century according to real industry demands. Our snackable education programs are by far the most updated ones out there, that’s why we never teach the same course twice.
Selina is one of the world?s fastest growing hospitality brands, blending beautifully-designed accommodation with coworking, recreation, wellness, and local experiences. Custom built for today?s nomadic traveler, Selina provides guests with a global infrastructure to seamlessly travel and work abroad.
Founded in Latin America in 2015, each Selina property is designed in partnership with local artists, creators and tastemakers, breathing new life into existing buildings in interesting locations around the world — from urban cities to remote beaches and jungles. Selina currently operates 45 locations throughout Latin America and Europe and is growing at an average of a new property each week.
Symbolab, with over 80 million users, is the most comprehensive math education site worldwide. Symbolab provides step by step solution to any math problem, adaptive learning, assessments and more. Is it fully automated, based on machine learning algorithms.
With over 80 million users Symbolab is a simple and intuitive way to improve students Math skills and understanding; building up confidence by gaining the building blocks to tackle any type of Math problem from elementary school through college.
Chegg is the leading connected academic student hub for learning. Students from more than 7,000 campuses nationwide use Chegg for college admissions, homework help, tutoring, textbook and eTextbook options, student deals, scholarships, and more! Chegg makes higher education more affordable, more accessible, and more successful for students!
Chegg is a publicly-held company based in Santa Clara, California and trades on the NYSE under the symbol CHGG and has 800+ employees with offices in Santa Clara, San Francisco, New York, Provo, Atlanta, Portland, India, Israel, and Ukraine.
General Manager, Chegg Israel
GamEffective is a Workforce Performance Management and Learning platform for front-line employees with customers such as Microsoft, Verizon, Comcast, Unilever, GE, Boeing and Novartis.
By using this unique platform, customers achieve 12% better employee productivity, 30% faster onboarding, 10% less attrition, 12% better customer satisfaction and increased sales and upsells.
GamEffective?s platform employees are motivated to perform better using integrated performance monitoring, engagement and adaptive learning tools that increase employee lifetime contribution.
GamEffective integrates with most of the popular LMS: SAP SuccessFactors, SABA, SumTotal, Cornerstone and others.
Founder & CEO
StellarNova is where education and entertainment converge. With a mission to stimulate and educate children in STEM (science, technology, engineering, and math), StellarNova is rapidly emerging as an industry leader.
By using interactive scientific concepts in books, animated shows, and games based on characters and stories kids love, StellarNova?s portfolio provides fun and immersive learning experiences for children at home and in schools.
CEO & Co-Founder
examPAL uses a unique combination of artificial intelligence and the wisdom of the crowd to tailor explanations to each student?s needs. examPAL helps test takers of admissions tests (such as GMAT and GRE) optimize their ability to solve questions fast by improving their Cognitive Flexibility – the ability to find the fastest tool for each question.
The system predicts the best way FOR YOU to solve each question. examPAL studies the way each user thinks; studies all different solution strategies used by others; and provides the user tailor-made practice sessions with solutions based on his or her personal way of thinking.
The BIRD Foundation promotes collaborations between U.S. and Israeli companies in various technological fields for the purpose of joint product development. In addition to providing conditional grants of up to $1 million for approved projects, the Foundation assists by working with companies to identify potential strategic partners and facilitate introductions.
The BIRD Foundation supports projects without receiving any equity or intellectual property rights in the participating companies or in the projects, themselves. BIRD funding is repaid as royalties from sales of products/ technologies that were commercialized as a result of BIRD support. The Foundation shares the risk and does not require repayment if the project fails to reach the sales stage.
Deputy Executive Director of Business Development
EdTech Israel is a nationwide, unbiased, independent social impact business that successfully connects the Israeli ecosystem with international markets.
Dr. Dayan founded the Israeli EdTech Summit in 2016; an exclusive?cross-border, cross sector industry business event. This global Summit is co-organized with the NY-based East Wind Advisors, in collaboration with Israel?s Ministry of Economy, and the Ministry of Social Equality.
The 2019 Summit will be held in Tel Aviv on June 4-5, 2019.
Dr. Jacob (Yaki) Dayan
Founder & CEO