A private cocktail reception with Tel Aviv University Alumnus Uri Levine, Co-founder of Waze and Co-Founder and chairman of FeeX.
Hosted by Mark Regev, Ambassador of the State of Israel, with Professor Joseph Klafter, President of Tel Aviv University. The event took place at the ambassador’s residence with 60 high profile people from the Jewish community who had the chance to participate in an inspirational talk with Uri Levine.
“Fall in love with the problem, Not the solution!”
Date: November 30th, 2017
Venue: Residence Mark Regev, Ambassador of the State of Israel
Hosted by: Mark Regev, Ambassador of the State of Israel, and Professor Joseph Klafter, President of Tel Aviv University
“A Passion for Entrepreneurship and … Disruption”
Few entrepreneurs can boast of having captured Google’s attention to the point of concluding a transaction with them. Uri Levine is among those seasoned entrepreneurs who know how to innovate and how to recognize a good thing when they see it.
Over the last 30 years, Uri Levine has seen some success, some failure, and some glory. Internationally recognized as the co-founder of Waze—the app sold to Google for 1.1 billion dollars—, he is today a venture capitalist, the administrator of several start-ups committed to benefitting the community, and a business coach.
After the sale of Waze to Google, Levine focused solely on consumer services, specifically those which create a lot of value to a lot of users in purpose to saving money, time and empower them—in other words, doing good and doing well.
He is a co-founder and an active chairman at FeeX, a software that allows users to recover hundreds of thousands of dollars in their retirement savings and long term investment plans.
In addition to FeeX, TAU Alumnus Uri Levine is an active investor and board member in half a dozen start-ups.
In 2014, Uri Levine and the founding team of Waze received The Hugo Ramniceanu Prize in Economics from Tel Aviv University for their business acumen, which led to the integration of Waze Ltd. into the Google group of companies, and for serving as role models for new generations of Israeli entrepreneurs.
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