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SOSA AND ICONYC: STATE OF NYC TECH2018

December, 2018

Exciting days in NYC! Last month in perfect timing with Amazon.com's announcement that they would be...

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Exciting days in NYC! Last month in perfect timing with Amazon.com's announcement that they would be selecting NYC for their new H2Q, SOSA NYC and ICONYC labs hosted the annual "State of NYC Tech 2018" event featuring Andrew Cleland, Comcast Ventures, Ed Sim, Boldstart Ventures, Ellie Wheeler, Greycroft Partners, Daniel Ramot, Via and, moderator, Hope King from Cheddar. The event also featured special guest Ana Arino, Chief Strategy Officer  at the NYCEDC, who talked about the Global Cyber Center initiative and crafting a winning bid to bring Amazon to Long Island City.

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SOSA NYC COLLABORATES WITH THE JAPANESE EXTERNAL TRADE ORGANIZATION (JETRO)

December, 2018

Last month, SOSA's Open Innovation Specialist, Omri Admon, was invited by The Japanese External Trade...

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Last month, SOSA's Open Innovation Specialist, Omri Admon, was invited by The Japanese External Trade Organization (JETRO) to speak in front of Japanese corporations and startups in 4 main cities and present the new Global Cyber Center, which opens on January 1st. During his sessions, Admon shared how New York City serves as a top destination for Japanese companies and entrepreneurs, and discussed the importance of open innovation for a modern corporation.

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THE LAUNCH OF THE FIRST ISRAELI TECH GROUP

December, 2018

Last month 150 Israeli tech entrepreneurs joined SOSA NYC, Homeis הומיז ישראלים בניו יורק and Israeli Mapped in...

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Last month 150 Israeli tech entrepreneurs joined SOSA NYC, Homeis הומיז ישראלים בניו יורק and Israeli Mapped in NY for the first New York Israeli Tech Group event, featuring Yoni Bloch Founder and CEO of eko, who recently closed a $300M deal with Walmart.

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SOSA AND NYCEDC’S CYBERSECURITY ANNOUNCEMENT & CELEBRATION EVENT

November, 2018

In the beginning of October, the city of NY announced SOSA as the chosen operator...

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In the beginning of October, the city of NY announced SOSA as the chosen operator to run and build the official Global Cyber Center. In light of the announcement, SOSA and the NYCEDC were delighted to host an exclusive cybersecurity celebration lunch event that featured Ana Arino, Chief Strategy Officer at the NYCEDC, Geoff Brown, CISO, City of New York and Head of the NYC Cyber Command, Nadav Zafrir, Co-Founder & CEO at Team8, Uzi Scheffer CEO at SOSA, as well as the Cyber NYC winning Operators.

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SOSA NYC ORGANIZES VISIT FOR START-UP NATION FOUNDERS DELEGATION

November, 2018

In Mid-October, SOSA NYC hosted a Start-Up Nation delegation of 14 founders from Israel. During...

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In Mid-October, SOSA NYC hosted a Start-Up Nation delegation of 14 founders from Israel. During the group's visit, they heard from Daniel S. Leon Co-Founder & COO, Celsius Network, Zacary Sherman Associate at Pereg Ventures and Guy Franklin General manager, SOSA NYC, about the NY ecosystem and insights into expanding to the US market.

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CYBER INNOVATORS 2018

November, 2018

Last month, SOSA, Shiboleth, and Playground hosted the Cyber Industry Innovators event. The evening included special guests Ana Arino -...

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Last month, SOSA, Shiboleth, and Playground hosted the Cyber Industry Innovators event. The evening included special guests Ana Arino - Chief Strategy Officer, NYCEDC, and Nadav Zafrir - Co-Founder & CEO, Team8.    

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Success Story

SOSA NYC DEAREST MEMBERS SNAPPY RAISES $10M FOR PERSONAL CORPORATE GIFTING

November, 2018

Congratulations to SOSA NYC dearest members Snappy, Hani Goldstein and the team for raising $10m! Founded in...

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Congratulations to SOSA NYC dearest members Snappy, Hani Goldstein and the team for raising $10m! Founded in 2015, Snappy is an NYC-based startup aiming to liven up and personalize corporate gift giving. The company announced in October that it has received $10 million in venture funding from 83North, with participation from Hearst Ventures. Read more about their success here.

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ISRAELI AND AUSTRALIAN ENTREPRENEURS MIXER

November, 2018

In early October, SOSA NYC, the Israeli and Australian Consuls-General celebrated innovation at a combined...

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In early October, SOSA NYC, the Israeli and Australian Consuls-General celebrated innovation at a combined mixer for entrepreneurs based in New York.  During the event Daniel Ramot, co-founder and CEO of rideshare app Via, and Ed Robinson, co-founder of investment app Stash, both delivered keynotes on their incredible success stories. The event was hosted by Australian Consul-General Alastair Walton, Israel Consul-General Dani Dayan, and MasterCard EVP Digital Partnerships Sherri Haymond.

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SOSA NYC AND LEUMITECH’S FOUNDERS FORUM BREAKFAST

November, 2018

Last month, SOSA NYC and LeumiTech hosted 15 startup founders for an inspirational networking breakfast,...

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Last month, SOSA NYC and LeumiTech hosted 15 startup founders for an inspirational networking breakfast, featuring a fireside chat with Brad Hargreaves Founder and CEO at Common and Co-Founder at General Assembly, and Omri Admon SOSA NYC Innovation Specialist.  

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