10:00: Is the VC model suitable to water-tech investments?
Jack Levy, Managing Partner, IVC
10:10: Why we believe water technology investment can create high value?
Maarten ter Keurst, Director of Investments, PureTerra Ventures
10:20: How can kibbutz industries nurture early-stage water technology companies?
Rafi Nevo, CEO, Mamashtela – Kibbutz Industries Investments fund
10:30: Can water utilities accelerate the development of water tech start-up companies and benefit from it?
Booky Oren, Booky Oren Global Water Technologies Ltd.
10:40: Can a large water tech company expand by investments and acquisitions of early stage tech companies?
Kyle Perez, Manager, Open Innovation BU, Hach
10:50: How can a US-Israeli fund accelerate the growth of Israeli companies in the US market?
Gili Elkin, General Partner, Israel – Colorado Innovation Fund
11:00: What are the most efficient government programs to stimulate innovation?
Gil Shaki, Senior Director of Energy, Sustainability and Infrastructure
Israel Innovation Authority
11:10: How shared services improve start-up success?
Dylan West, Director, 25 Madison