Insights from Silicon Valley brought to Israel




The Conference




A select group of 100 Israeli founders will be screened and invited to this exclusive conference which includes:

  • Keynote by Ariel Cohen, Founder & CEO of TripActions 

  • 3 Sessions of Intimate, hands-on workshops led by Silicon Valley experts on subjects like Growth, Sales & Marketing, Product, HR, US Challenges and more. These workshops will provide the founders with actionable insights that can improve the trajectory of their startup

  • 1:1 meetings with the workshops leaders

The participants will leave the conference with a deepened understanding of the Silicon Valley ecosystem, answers to their burning questions as well as insights and actions that can immediately be implemented. 


  • The event is free and exclusively for Israeli tech founders who have raised a minimum of $1 million for their current venture.*

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

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





CEO & Co-Founder, TripActions

As the CEO and Co-Founder of TripActions, Ariel is focused on the company’s growth. This is Ariel’s second company he founded with Co-founder and CTO Ilan Twig –– the most recent being StreamOnce, a business multimedia integration platform which was acquired by Jive Software. Prior to StreamOnce, Ariel led Product Management in a senior leadership role at Hewlett-Packard. Ariel earned an EMBA from Northwestern University –– Kellogg School of Management.

About TripActions:

The fastest-growing corporate travel management platform. One of the most well-capitalized travel startups in Silicon Valley, evaluated for $4 billion.

Read more here





VP Product, Dropbox

Adam is a technology visionary who’s held leadership and technical roles at companies including LinkedIn, eBay, and Apple. He’s spent his career creating and scaling products used by millions of customers. Previously, he was President and CEO of Wealthfront, a pioneer in automated financial advice. Most recently, he served as executive-in-residence at Greylock, where he worked with portfolio companies on strategy and business development.

At Dropbox, Adam will lead the charge in building products that empower customers to do their best work. He’ll be responsible for setting strategic product direction, serving as a user advocate, and continuing to build a world-class product management organization.

Round Tables leads

Lee Rotenberg I Co-founder
Philippe Suchet
Spider Capital Partners I Venture Partner
Shuly Galili
UpWest I Founding Partner
Gene Golovinsky
Intuit I Director Security R&D
Maayan Gonnen-Cohen
Hello Heart - Co-founder & CEO
Fernando Spnola
General Partner I Base Partners
Aurelia Setton
MontBlanc Ventures I
Founder & CEO
Nima Baiati
Lenovo I Head of Corporate Business Development, Cybersecurity and Emerging Technologies
Dan Ciporin
Canaan Partners I General Partner
Orit Balicer Tsur
Lyft | Entrepreneur | Investor
Eric Setton
TangoMe I CEO & Co-Founder
Oudi Antebi
Facebook I Director Workplace
Sagit Manor
Zohar Levkovich
Serial Entrepreneur
Yifat Oron
Leumi Tech I CEO
Amir Shevat
Reshuffle I CPO and co-founder
Zohar Alon
Check Point I Head of Cloud
Jacques Benkoski
U.S. Venture Partners I Partner
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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.

Previous year's keynote speakers include Adi Tatarko, CEO & Co-Founder of Houzz. Noam Bardin, Chief Wazer at Google and Dan Adika, Founder & CEO of WalkMe


Read more here.


Overall the most insightful conference of the year, I love it

It was amazing as usual. Thank you so much for putting such an effort into making us better!

It was highly interesting meeting successful CEO's, sharing the same issues that commonly bother startups in our stage. Listening to their advice for penetrating the US market.

Well planned event! I loved everything. Lots of interesting insights and tips. Noam keynote was a blast I + 1 6503910134 I 3921 Fabian way, Palo Alto, CA 94303

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