Big Apple Networking, Sushi, Wine & Guest Speaker
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Big Apple Networking, Sushi, Wine & Guest Speaker

March 6 , 6:30 pm

Join us for the JICNY Big Apple Networking series, Wednesday, March 6th

Networking & Learning from Successful Jewish Internationals.

This event is open to everyone.

This month we welcome Guest Speaker, Shani Zanescu“The Startup Formula: Made in Israel”

Unravel the key elements of successful innovation ecosystems, startups, and entrepreneurs through the case of the Startup Nation.

Shani Zanescu is the Founder & CEO of Isratech(link is external) Ventures(link is external). For nearly a decade,  she has been connecting world leaders, government officials, executives and investors to Israel .So far she has led 1,500 delegations, from 15 countries, and made over 350 connections to startups. She was formerly the Director of the Center for Israeli Innovation, and previously managed the Foreign Affairs Department of the British Council in Israel, leading collaborations in the fields of science and innovation. She was also the Assistant Defense Attaché at the Embassy of Israel in the Netherlands. Shani holds a Master’s in Diplomacy & National Security from Tel Aviv University and a Bachelor of Communications & Business from Texas Christian University in Fort Worth, Texas.

About Isratech Ventures- Isratech Ventures enables Isratech Ventures enables connections between people from around the world to the Israeli hi-tech and local innovation ecosystem. Through curated startups sessions and unique engagements we unravel the key players of the Startup Nation and create business and personal opportunities and collaborations. More info can be found at is external)

6:45 – 7:30 PM: Sushi & Wine & Networking
7:30 PM Guest Speaker followed by a Q & A
*Make sure to bring a stack of business cards!


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March 6
6:30 pm
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Kirkland and Ellis, LLP
601 Lexington Ave (at 53rd St), Room 50G, 50th floor