Boris Zeleny (NKB Group) & Robert Cohen (Benson Oak Ventures)

Sep 20, 2018, 3:00 – 6:00 PM

Be-All, 94 Yigal Alon St., Tel Aviv, 6789139

Boris Zeleny and Robert Cohen have invested in well over 20 companies, many of which are in Israel, and they’ve recently raised another $100M to invest. These two heavyweights focus on the cyber security, blockchain and cryptocurrency early seed investment market in Europe and Israel.

In-person event

About this event

Boris Zeleny is co-founder and chairman of NKB Group, a blockchain advisory firm with offices in London, Vienna and Moscow. Robert Cohen is Managing Director of Benson Oak Ventures based in Herzylia Pituach. Their firms are combining forces to invest from multiple funds over $100m in tech companies, with focus on blockchain and crypto assets including a significant portion in Israel. They have been investing for 20 years in companies around the world, many of which are based in Israel. They were first investors in AVG, one of the global leaders in cybersecurity and helped grow the company to its listing on the NYSE. Boris and Robert are among the investors in YL Ventures, our previous event’s speakers, providing their portfolio additional exposure to companies in Israel.

Benson Oak and NKB are actively investing, seeking new technologies and Israel companies in which to invest. Meeting these two investors and hearing their stories and insights won’t be just any other day, so make sure to register and save your spot in this event. 

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Speakers

  • Boris Zeleny

    NKB Group / AVG

    Founder / Chairman

  • Robert Cohen

    Benson Oak Ventures

    Managing Partner

When

When

Thursday, September 20, 2018
3:00 PM – 6:00 PM UTC

Agenda

3:00 PMNetworking, Food & Drinks and a Startup Competition
4:00 PMWhat’s new since our last event?
4:30 PMInterview w/Boris Zeleny & Robert Cohen
5:30 PMMore networking, Food & Drinks
6:00 PMEvent Wrap-Up

Organizers

  • Shahar Matorin

    Startup Grind

    Israel Country Manager

  • Lirone Glikman

    The Human Factor By Lirone Glikman

    Co Director

Partner

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