With Powerpoints, acronyms and industry jargon aplenty, the pitches were esoteric — obviously not designed with the layman in mind. But that’s okay with the organizers of Cybercon 2016, an annual cybersecurity conference in Atlanta held Sept. 27 at Georgia Tech. These five-minute, in-person infomercials were targeted to about 15 chief information security officers of Read more
A whirlwind of speculation surrounds the possibility of renewed peace talks between Israeli and Palestinian representatives. But Ambassador Judith Varnai Shorer, the veteran Israeli diplomat who is currently serving as Israel‘s consul general in Atlanta, told a Kiwanis Club of Atlanta luncheon Sept. 6 that in her opinion only the “Arab quartet” could find a Read more
It was 94 years ago that the League of Nations marked a milestone for the Jewish people on the establishment of the State of Israel. On July 24, 1922, the League of Nations, the precursor to the United Nations, issued a formal recognition of the Jewish nation’s connection to the Land of Israel, and approved Read more
Israel has named a new deputy consul general in Atlanta. Anata Fisher-Tsin, who will work closely at the Atlanta consulate with Consul General Judith Varnai Shorer, arrived in the Southeast U.S. in July from Israel, where she worked as legal adviser in the Enforcement and Foreigners Administration of the country’s Immigration and Population Authority. Ms. Fisher-Tsin Read more
Four out of the 10 early-stage technology companies joining Techstars Atlanta are from outside the United States, showing the city’s appeal among international startups looking into the American market as the worldwide accelerator program kicks off here.
Perhaps because it includes planned visits to the Negev Desert, a winery and an old munitions factory, the American Israel Business Connector, or Conexx, is calling its upcoming mission to Israel in November a “business expedition.”
Georgia Ports Authority’s saw a 23 percent increase in trade with Israel last year, enough to warrant recognition from the top organization promoting business with the country in the Southeast U.S.
Plastic isn’t always considered environmentally friendly, but in the logistics industry, it can work wonders in saving trees used to make wood for pallets and crates.
The Atlanta airport may be the most traveled and efficient in the world, but its leaders are showing they’re still open to learning.
The Israeli government, with help from the Atlanta-based America Israel Business Connector, is bringing a delegation of financial technology companies from the country to Atlanta in late June to foster business connections.