JBNF has had over 90 meetings over the last few years, averaging once a month.

JBNF schedules events via meetup.com

You can look through the past events to get an idea of the range of subjects.


Past meetings include:

  • Creative Strategies for Raising Capital & Doing Business in the US
  • Angel Law – An Exciting New Opportunity for Start Ups to Raise Money Locally
  • Resilience – Thriving vs. Surviving in the Israeli Business World
  • Breaking into the Israeli Job Market
  • Multiple Avenues for Getting Loans for Small Businesses
  • Build a marketing & selling SYSTEM that brings you all the customers you want
  • Positioning Your Business/Startup – Creating Competitive Advantage
  • Dr Yaacov Zerem, CEO & Founder, Ophir Optronics “How I did it!”
  • New Ways to Fund Start-Ups
  • The Five Laws of Success in Business (and Life)
  • The psychology behind the sale-how to get clients to buy from you
  • MegaNetworking
  • And more…

Past speakers include:

  • Dr. Ed Mlavsky, the father of the modern venture capital industry in Israel
  • Prof Yakov Zerem, CEO and founder, Ophir
  • Hillel Porath, www.iyazam.com
  • Jonathan Medved, founder of Israseed and CEO of Vringo
  • Debi Zylbermann, Website Promotion (SEO), Software Quality Assurance
  • Dr Eyal Shekel, CEO, Civan
  • Rabbi Izzy Ginzberg, Strategy and Marketing Advisor
  • Jack Katz, Managing Partner – Grant Thornton
  • Michael Oran, GTU (Global Technology Unit) leader, IBM
  • Barbara Shaw, CEO, the Women’s Business Development Network
  • Shai Tsur – Microsoft
  • Libbie Affen, COO of Matrix Global
  • Menachem Shoval – Intel TME EMEA, Strategic Ptograms Office (TSPO), Intel
  • Dahlia Meggido from 7 Health ventures
  • Pinchas Lachover, CEO of Verisense
  • Julie Rouzaud from the Glazier group in France
  • Ayala Matalon, the MIT Forum
  • Drew Tick, CEO, Code Red
  • Eli Feldblum, CEO, Rankabove
  • Yossi Fisher, Solaris
  • David Wayman, CEO, Cequesta
  • And more…