Thirty Russian academics with backgrounds in business entrepreneurship participated in a unique Taglit Birthright Israel project aimed at propelling new business initiatives. The closing program, inspired by technology and the world of Israeli entrepreneurship, took place last Thursday evening in Tel Aviv and included guests and representatives of Taglit, StarTau and business professionals, such as Dan Tochner – the evening’s keynoter – who encouraged those in attendance to “enhance your connection with those in the Jewish world.”
During the week, the entrepreneurs – from both Russia and Israel – visited factories and companies throughout the country and met with Israeli startup companies and Russian entrepreneurs living in Israel who have built successful entreprises. Selected Israeli high tech entrepreneurs accompanied the group for the entire tour throughout the country.
The event was part of a series developed by the GNF-Global Networking Forum, organized by StarTau, in order to assist Israeli entrepreneur’s access the worldwide markets through business entities and foreign governments operating in Israel.
The Russian participants in this program were recruited by Nativ; financial support was provided by the CRB 70 Fund and the Genesis Fund.