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The Media Line: ‘Israel Is a Startup World Power’ as Tech Innovation Transforms the World, Jonathan Medved Tells TML (VIDEO)

‘Israel Is a Startup World Power’ as Tech Innovation Transforms the World, Jonathan Medved Tells TML 

The Media Line

OurCrowd CEO says Israel boasts 10% of world’s ‘unicorns,’ sees a new horizon for trade between Israel and the UAE, stresses investment diversification and patience, and feels more should be done to provide women a seat at the tech table 

Entrepreneur Jonathan Medved is a leading venture capitalist and is the founder and CEO of equity crowdfunding platform OurCrowd, which has raised more than $1 billion for nearly 170 companies since its launch in February 2013. OurCrowd has its global headquarters in Jerusalem, with offices in Herzliya, Hong Kong, London, Madrid, New York, San Diego, Singapore, Sydney, Tel Aviv, and Toronto. Medved, 66, was named by The Washington Post as “one of Israel’s leading high tech venture capitalists” and by The New York Times as among the “top 10 most influential Americans who have impacted Israel.” He has backed over 400 tech startups as a venture capitalist and angel investor. Born in San Diego, California, he moved to Israel four decades ago while in his 20s. He is married to Jane and has four adult children.

Linked video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gG6XWzjqjWY

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