Community Resources

Start-Up Nation Finder

Start-Up Nation Finder is a free online platform that offers comprehensive information and analysis on Israel's high-tech industry. Based on extensive familiarity with the Israeli innovation ecosystem and advanced analysis capabilities, the Start-Up Nation Finder team stays current with more than 6,500 Israeli start-ups, investors, accelerators, and MNCs. Finder is the most up-to-date and accurate information source of Israel's innovation ecosystem.

ICC@JCC

The Israeli Cultural Connection (ICC) is a hub for the Israeli community within the OFJCC where one can connect to his Israeli identity, celebrate Israeli culture and explore what it means to be an Israeli Jew living outside of Israel.
Through Israeli arts, music and cultural events, the ICC offers the local Israeli and American Jewish communities the opportunity to deepen their ties to Israel—and to each other.

Economic Mission to the West Coast

The Government of Israel Economic Mission to the West Coast is responsible for enhancing bi-national trade relations between the West Coast and Israeli business communities. The main fields of activity include promoting trade and exports, attracting and encouraging foreign investments and creating strategic cooperation with foreign companies. By leveraging its networking capacity and industry knowledge in Israel and the Western United States, the Economic Mission is able to seamlessly engage prospective business partners half a world apart.

Tmura - The Israeli Public Service Venture Fund

 

Tmura, a foundation with a unique business model, was established by leading Israeli venture capital funds to involve the high-tech sector in supporting charitable activities.  The model is simple: early-stage companies give Tmura a warrant, convertible (at exit) into a small portion of their equity. If the company succeeds, Tmura sells its shares and donates the proceeds to charities in Israel; the focus is on education and youth-related activities, and the companies can indicate which organizations they want to support.

Over 500 high-tech companies have already completed the process of allocating equity to Tmura and Tmura has also had exits from many companies including Waze ($1,500,000!!), CyberArk, Replay, Valtech, Ravello, Wix, Borderfree, Intucell, XtremIO, and several others!  Tmura has now generated over $15,000,000 for the community, which has been allocated to several terrific non-profit organizations focusing on youth and education.

Check out this 2-minute video with some familiar faces: https://youtu.be/or7qXef-Lp8

 

Jewish Family and Children’s Services

Strengthening individuals. Strengthening families. Strengthening community. That’s what Jewish Family and Children’s Services is all about.

As the problem-solving center for residents of San Francisco, Marin, Sonoma, Santa Clara, and San Mateo counties, we are a lifeline for children, families, and older adults facing personal crises or challenges. Whether it’s help for a major life transition or just some support to get through the day, JFCS is here for you. We have over 40 programs, including home care for seniors, therapy for children, youth volunteer programs, services for people with disabilities, and much more.

Tech Aviv

Part of the global TechAviv Founders Club, TechAviv CA is an invite-only group of Israeli startup founders and CEOs in the San Francisco bay area. We meet regularly to discuss, share, network, and help each other in building world changing businesses.

IEFF

IEFF (Israeli Executives and Founders forum) is a non-profit organization for the Israeli entrepreneurial and executive community in Silicon Valley and San Francisco.

IEFF’s goal is to promote and enrich this community by providing a platform for interaction and collaboration between the members, with the Silicon Valley tech community and its leaders.

The IEFF counts among its members more than 1,000 Israeli high-tech professionals, including early stage start up leaders and executives in leading corporations, who take part in events and special interest groups.

CICC

The California Israel Chamber of Commerce (CICC) is a not-for-profit, industry-supported organization dedicated to promoting and strengthening thought leadership, business, investment, entrepreneurship, technology and trade relations between the business communities of California and Israel. With its wide and dynamic network of over 10,000 entrepreneurs, companies, business executives, investors and service providers, CICC provides a networking platform for joint venture programs between the two communities.

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