Tag Archives: Emerging Technology

Greenberg Traurig Represents Wells Fargo Strategic Capital in Its investment in Israeli Company EarlySense

In a matter led by Shareholder Joey Shabot and Associate Aaron Katz, Greenberg Traurig recently represented Wells Fargo Strategic Capital – the venture capital arm of Wells Fargo & Co and a specialized capital provider that partners with the bank’s wholesale businesses to identify and provide customized capital solutions to its clients – in its investment … Continue Reading

Devora Snyder Discusses Compliance at Google Israel Event

Greenberg Traurig (Tel Aviv) attorney Devora Snyder delivered the keynote address at Google Israel’s recent conference, “Aging 2.0: Using Sensors for Early Detection of Age-Related Diseases.” Devora, whose areas of professional focus include Global Data Privacy and Cybersecurity, presented on the GDPR implications of biometric data collection and discussed potential compliance strategies for companies and clinical researchers … Continue Reading

Convertible Promissory Bridge Notes and Simple Agreements for Future Equity

Companies often issue convertible promissory “bridge” notes when they are at an early stage and are in search of capital. A convertible promissory bridge note is a short-term debt instrument that, in addition to the standard terms (such as the principal amount owed, the interest rate, the maturity date, and default provisions), also provides that … Continue Reading

How Well Do You Know Your Co-founder?

Two co-founders, one CEO and one EVP.  One owned more than the other, got paid better, had bigger bonuses.  How did this happen? “We were always very clear with each other about who would have what role,” the EVP once told me.  I observed that almost everything between them was consultative, even to a fault.  … Continue Reading

GT Tel Aviv Hosted GT Germany for 3 Days of Real Estate and Technology Events

In November, Greenberg Traurig’s Tel Aviv office was honored to host attorneys from the Greenberg Traurig Germany office for three days packed with events and meetings geared toward GT’s global platform and business opportunities in Israel. Germany’s status in the Israeli business community has strengthened over the past few years, with companies in various sectors … Continue Reading

Greenberg Traurig Hosts Wharton Israel Conference Monday, June 6, 2016

On June 6, the Boston office of Greenberg Traurig hosted the Wharton Israel Conference “Spotlight on Israeli Innovation in Healthcare and Biopharmaceuticals” for Boston area biotechnology and pharmaceutical professionals with Israeli connections.  Roman Fayerberg (Boston IP) gave the welcome remarks and Chinh H. Pham (Boston IP) moderated a discussion panel “From Idea to Implementation: A … Continue Reading

10 Privacy and Data Security Mistakes Start-Ups Should Avoid

With a staggering amount of startups starting their way in Israel every year, it is no wonder the country’s most common nickname is “Startup Nation”. On their path to success, Israeli entrepreneurs must focus on privacy and data security compliance as a mandatory step. Most technology start-up companies lack the experience and resources needed to … Continue Reading

Greenberg Traurig Philadelphia Hosts Israeli Digital Health Summit Reception

Greenberg Traurig was pleased to play a key role in the recent Israeli Digital Health Summit in Philadelphia.  GT hosted a reception for the Israeli companies, investors and other guests and conducted a workshop for the Israeli companies. David Gitlin, a corporate shareholder and co-lead of the Emerging Tech Group, provided guidance on the investment … Continue Reading

Israeli Entrepreneurs Take Note: Tips for Investor Presentations

According to the IVC-KPMG Israeli High-Tech Capital Raising Survey, 166 Israeli high-tech companies raised $994 million in the first quarter of 2015. With the average company’s financing round reaching $6 million, it is imperative for Israeli entrepreneurs to prepare investor presentations that will succeed in impressing potential investors. Below is a list of 10 tips for investor … Continue Reading

Israelis in Emerging Tech Space Have Multiple Visa Options

Immigrant entrepreneurs and investors have always been at the core of the American economy.  Immigrant-founded companies have generated billions of dollars in revenues and contributed intellectual property leading to significant socio-economic advancements within the United States.  Foreign-born entrepreneurs are a critical component to the advancement of the U.S. emerging technology space and it is important … Continue Reading

Israeli Start-Ups: Are Provisional Patents Part of Your Strategy?

Israel consistently has one of the highest per capita rates of patents granted by the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO). In 2013 alone, 3,152 patents were granted by the USPTO to patent inventors based in Israel. With the increasing number of Israeli start-ups, it is expected that this number will continue to rise, … Continue Reading
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