Liad Agmon Sold 3 Startups to 4 Different Companies

Oct 25, 2022, 3:00 – 6:00 PM

Tel Aviv

Tel Aviv Youth Center @ Wallenberg 32, 32 Raoul Wallenberg St., Tel Aviv-Yafo, 6971929

Liad Agmon is a serial entrepreneur who sold his 3 startups to 4 international behemoths who hadn't had any previous investment or business activity in Israel: McAfee, Sears, McDonald's, and Mastercard. He now serves as a Managing Partner at Insight Partners, his second senior position at a VC. He also teaches at TAU's MBA program. Come and meet Liad, and hear all about his path and insights.

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About this event

The year is 2004. Two young guys in their mid-20s share a Tel Aviv apartment and think about how to make their first million dollars. This story begins like so many other stories of if, but, and almost. Not in the case of Liad Agmon, though. He was anything but unprepared for this moment: entrepreneur dad, excellent education, military service at a highly entrepreneurial unit, and even fresh experience from working as first assistant director in the production of a successful Israeli film, straight out of film school. This is not the only Israeli film Liad would take part in.

Liad and his flatmate ended up starting Onigma and selling it to McAfee for $20 million less than two years later, and this was only the beginning of Liad's entrepreneurial path.

In March of 2019 as he signed the deal of selling his third company, Dynamic Yield, to McDonald's, Liad's wife caught the moment on her smartphone camera. This became the opening scene of a much-talked-about TV film revealing the effects of financial success on Liad, other high-tech entrepreneurs, their families, and their friends.

Liad's contribution to Israel's tech ecosystem is immense: from founding companies and selling them to international giants which had never had any business activity in Israel, through his positions in Israeli VCs, to his teaching role at Tel Aviv University's MBA program and the fact that he believes in sharing his stories and insights with the ecosystem. And what sale stories he has! In short, we can only wish we had 3 more hours for what will surely be a captivating fireside chat.

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  • Who: Liad Agmon, Managing Partner at Insight Partners
  • What: Fireside Chat
  • When: Tuesday, October 25th 2022, 6pm-9pm (Israel Daylight Time)
  • Where: Tel Aviv Youth Center, 32 Raoul Wallenberg St,, Tel Aviv-Yafo
  • Directions: To find the place starting when you're on the sidewalk of Wallenberg st. and facing the building, follow the path of the supply trucks west (right) of the building, and don't stop walking until you've passed 5 plastic black+yellow bumpers and staircases on your left. You'll see the youth center entrance on your left about 100 meters in.

As always, our fireside chat will begin and end with networking over beer and snacks.

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Speaker

  • Liad Agmon

    Insight Partners

    Managing Director

Moderator

  • Lirone Glikman

    Startup Grind Tel Aviv

    Co-Director

When

When

Tuesday, October 25, 2022
3:00 PM – 6:00 PM UTC

Organizers

  • Shahar Matorin

    Startup Grind

    Israel Country Manager

  • Lirone Glikman

    The Human Factor By Lirone Glikman

    Co Director

  • Dana Dekel

    Israel Defense Fund

    Vice President of Biz Dev

Partner

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Tel Aviv Youth Center @ Wallenberg 32

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