Insights from Silicon Valley brought to Israel




The Conference



A group of 150 Israeli founders will be carefully selected for this exclusive conference.
Keynoted by Noam Bardin, Chief Wazer at Google & Dan Adika, Co-founder and CEO of WalkMe. 
Hands-on Roundtable sessions with Silicon Valley experts.
The participants will leave this conference with powerful insights they can immediately implement and answers to their burning questions. They will leave with actionable insights that can improve the trajectory of their startup.


The event is free and exclusively for Israeli tech founders who have raised a minimum of $1 million for their current venture (We use funding as an indication on stage and readiness for SV - if you did not raise but have significant sales or user base that indicate stage, you could be exempt from funding requirement).

Some of the sessions will focus on growth and will be offered only to those founders whose startups generate more than $1 million in annual revenue. 

Because of the exclusive nature of this event, spots are extremely limited. Invitations can be obtained through any of our partners hereAlternatively, if you qualify, please apply for an invitation here

We will release invitations to those registering without a code by April 6th. 



Noam Bardin

Chief Wazer, Google

Noam is CEO at Waze, the world's largest community-based traffic and navigation app.

Waze was acquired by Google in 2013.

Prior to waze, Noam served as CEO of Intercast Networks and co-founded Deltathree, Inc. (NASDAQ: DDDC), a leading international VoIP service provider, where he served for 10 years in a variety of executive positions including as Chairman, Chief Executive Officer and VP of Operations.

Hailed as one of Business Insider's 100 Stars of Silicon Valley, Noam holds a B.A. in Economics from the Hebrew University and a Masters of Public Administration from Harvard University's John F. Kennedy School of Government, where he started planning on how to save the world. He's since decided it will be one GPS point at a time.

Closing Keynote

Dan Adika

CEO & Co-founder, WalkMe

Dan Adika co-founded WalkMe Inc. in 2011 with the vision to transform the world’s online user experience into one that is simple, effortless and efficient. Today, WalkMe’s Digital Adoption Platform is used by over 1,500 enterprise service providers and SaaS vendors, including 25% of the Fortune 500. WalkMe has been named by Forbes magazine as one of the 100 Best Cloud Companies in the world, and by Deloitte as the 6th Fastest Growing Company in North America's software industry. Before co-founding WalkMe, Dan was a software engineer at HP and completed a 6-year tenure in the Israeli Army’s elite computing unit with honors. More recently, Dan was named one of the Top 100 Customer Success Strategists in Tech for the unique customer-centric approach that he has ingrained into WalkMe's business model.


Roundtables Speakers
Full Bios


Breakfast and registration


Opening Keynote - Noam Bardin. Chief Wazer at Google


Roundtable Session I


Coffee Break


Roundtable Session II




Roundtable Session III


Coffee Break


Closing Keynote - Dan Adika, CEO & Co-founder at WalkMe




ICON is a US-based non-profit organization. 
Since 2014, ICON has established the biggest and connected community in Silicon Valley, made up of individuals who are passionate about Israeli Tech and innovation, harnessing the power of this unique community to help Israeli startups scale and thrive.

Our community includes prominent Silicon Valley investors, Senior Corporate Executives and Israeli Founders of tech startups based both in Israel and the US.

We connect community members through a variety of Activities, Programs and Events 


ICON.INSIDERS is a series of events for Israeli tech founders in Israel.

Each month, ICON brings top-tier speakers and compelling insights from Silicon Valley to Israel. 1:1 Sessions, Talks, Women in Tech events and more.
Our inaugural event was a one-day conference, keynoted by Adi Tatarko, CEO & Co-Founder of Houzz. The tremendously successful event included 15 intimate, hands-on workshops led by Silicon Valley experts. The 150 Israeli founders who participated in this exclusive conference gained powerful insights and actionable advice.

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