NEW YORK, Feb. 12, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Landmark Ventures, a leading strategic and financial advisory firm, announced today the 5th Annual Israel Dealmakers Summit, to be held on March 5-6, 2013 will take place in New York City. The summit provides unparalleled networking, relationship development and deal making opportunities for attendees interested in investing in Israel, which is the number two generator of innovation in the world. The conference will focus on technology trends and innovations that are driving global business growth across key sectors including those in digital media, clean technology, healthcare, internet, medical devices, big data, semiconductors, enterprise software and telecommunications. The invitation-only conference is equally divided between corporate executives, investors and startups representing more than 30 states and over 20 countries.
Kick starting the summit as keynote speaker on the strategic importance of global innovation will be Jeff Immelt, Chairman & CEO of GE. Additional confirmed speakers include Shari Redstone, Vice Chairman of the Board - Viacom, Avi Hasson, Chief Scientist of the Ministry of Industry, Trade and Labor – Government of Israel, David Wells, Partner, Cleantech, Kleiner Perkins Caufield Byers and Yossi Vardi, Media Entrepreneur & Investor.
"We are absolutely thrilled to announce this year's Israel Dealmakers Summit, which will be held for the first time ever in New York City, one of the largest and most important business centers in the world," commented Zeev Klein, General Partner of Landmark Ventures. "The exclusive mix of attendees this year will create unparalleled networking, partnership and deal-making opportunities among the hundreds of local and international participants."
Spanned over a two-day period, the summit will kick off on Tuesday, March 5th at 2pm with interactive workshops, roundtables and a networking reception. The event program continues the following day, Wednesday, March 6th, including a special NASDAQ Closing Bell ceremony. Government leaders, investors, entrepreneurs and corporate professionals will be featured alongside the VIP delegation of global dealmakers, and will include executives from ABB, CA Technologies, Chadbourne & Parke, Deutsche Telekom, Facebook, Fortinet, Greenberg Traurig, Google Ventures, Intel, Johnson & Johnson, Lockheed Martin, Merck, Orange, Pfizer, Samsung, Sanmina, Time Warner, the United Nations, Verizon, Walt Disney, YouTube and many more.
ABOUT LANDMARK VENTURES:
Landmark Ventures, founded in 1995, is a leading Global Investment Banking and Advisory boutique focused on the Digital Media, Internet, Communications, Cleantech, Healthcare, Medical Device, Hardware and Enterprise Software sectors. Our experienced team serves a diverse client base of entrepreneurs, growth-oriented private companies, leading public companies and premier investment funds providing a unique platform of services including: Mergers & Acquisitions, Capital Raising, Corporate Development, and Business/Market Development.
Our core strengths include extensive personal relationships across the financial and strategic landscapes, unparalleled market insights and deep global perspectives with a focus on cross-border transactions across North America, Europe, Asia and Israel.
The Israel Dealmakers Summit was founded to provide unparalleled dealmaking opportunities in a unique format that promotes professional networking, exposure to thought leadership on key market trends, acceleration of transaction development and the gaining of new perspectives on the role of Israel's innovation economy within the global markets. www.LandmarkVentures.com.
SOURCE Landmark Ventures