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Impact investing theme is taking off these days, as profit-seeking alone is not enough. As a consumer, employee or investor, you want to make sure your stakeholders are helping make the world a better place.
Investment world is particularly interesting in this context. From a world where ‘supporting a cause’ meant donation, we’re moving to the universe of impact investments, where making money and making a change can coexist. Any entrepreneur knows that a startup begins with a problem and the biggest problems of our current society, like climate change, refugee crisis, water pollution, deforestation, etc., provide the cradle for future billion dollar companies and today’s investment opportunities.
Join us for an inspiring fireside chat with Chemi Peres, the Co-Founder of Pitango
You will, among other, get answers to these hot questions:
WHO IS THIS EVENT FOR:
Social entrepreneurs, investors, tech startups and scaleups, influencers, curious minds
#OIW2018: 25% discount for all the startups and entrepreneurs!!! Use the code: “OIW_Startup”
Co-Founder & Managing General Partner
Chemi Peres is the Co-Founder of Pitango, the largest Israeli VC fund with $2bn under management, Chairman of the Advisory Board of Impact First Investments - first Israeli investment firm specifically designed to leverage local technology and innovation to create global social impact, Chairman of the Peres Center for Peace, the NGO promoting lasting peace in Middle East
Chemi Peres is a Managing General Partner and Co-Founder of Pitango.
In 1992, he founded the Mofet Israel Technology Fund, an Israeli venture capital fund publicly traded on the Tel Aviv Stock Exchange. Prior to Mofet, Chemi held managerial positions at Decision Systems Israel (DSI). Chemi served as a pilot in the Israeli Air Force for 10 years.
Chemi has served on the boards of several NASDAQ companies, such as AudioCodes, BackWeb, Magic Software Enterprises, Aladdin, VocalTec, Orckit Communications and Koor Industries, among others.
He currently serves on the boards of numerous Pitango portfolio companies.
Chemi also serves as a board member in several non-for-profit organizations. He is chairman of the Peres center for Peace, board member at Social Finance Israel and serves on the board of Governors of The Jewish Diaspora Museum.
He holds BSc. degree in Industrial Engineering and MBA from Tel Aviv University
Visit Chemi's blog: www.chemiperes.com
Pitango Capital https://www.pitango.com/team/chemi-peres/