Sun 5 November 2017 | 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
xDizzy Frishdon - דיזי פרישדון - דיזנגוף 121, Tel Aviv,
Fusion LA is happy to invite you to a special “know your investor” event, with Eran Gilad, Managing Partner at Scopus Ventures, a Los Angeles-based early-stage venture fund. The event will take place at the Dizzy Frishdon, Dizengoff 121 st. Tel Aviv, at 19:00pm. For more information – please press “see more”.
This event is a part of our “know your investor” series, where we bring top angel investors, VC’s, incubators and others to meet the entrepreneurial community in Israel.
*** About Eran Gilad ***
Mr. Gilad is a Managing Partner at Scopus Ventures, LA based Early-Stage Enterprise-Focused Venture Capital Firm.
Gilad is the President of Fuel Cycle, the leading research cloud that combines both qualitative and quantitative data to power real-time business decisions. Fuel Cycle caters Fortune 100 companies such as Facebook, Google, Target, Lyft, TRUECar, Mattel, Verizon, Ralph Lauren Honda and Viacom.
Prior to Scopus Ventures, Gilad was the founding CEO of Tracx, a leading social business cloud platform, growing the business to hundreds of Fortune 1000 clients.
He has also been a Vice President of Business Development at Starhome Mach (NASDAQ: XURA) and a management consultant at Bohlin & Stromberg Sweden (Formerly KPMG), a management consultancy firm where Gilad advised global clients in media, pharmaceuticals, and consumer goods on significant strategic and operational issues.
He holds an engineering degree from Coventry University, England, MBA from Lund University, Sweden and is currently attending OPM 54 at the Harvard Business School.
*** About Scopus Ventures ***
Scopus Ventures is an early stage fund with offices in Los Angeles. They primarily focus on early stage Israeli and US companies and build a scalable organization around their disruptive technologies.
The fund mainly invests in companies utilizing technologies such as AI, machine learning and VR which are driving significant change in the way corporations are doing business these days. The industries in focus are Enterprise automation, SaaS, Consumer enabling technologies, Mobile, Financial and Insurance Tech, Cyber-Security and healthcare IT.
Some of its portfolio companies include Butler, Phoneinc, Aperio Systems, Perceptive.ai, Authenticiti and Empirical Hire. Past investments include VMWare, GTNexus, Jitterbit and K12.
The event will take place at Dizzy Frishdon, Dizengoff 121 st. Tel Aviv.
19:00 – Doors open, 20:00 – talk starts.
** Fusion LA **
Fusion LA is the first accelerator for Israeli start-ups in Los Angeles. Our intensive 4-month program is aimed to help our portfolio companies gain traction, raise capital, and work with industry leaders. Fusion provides both a presence and a customized go-to-market strategy in Los Angeles. During the program, we assist the companies with meeting investors, like-minded entrepreneurs, executives, and professionals – all in order to adapt their branding, marketing and sales strategies to the US market. Furthermore, we help our companies raise capital by connecting them to local investors in LA and Silicon Valley.
We selectively accept ~6 teams every 6 months to go through our accelerator program. We are actively looking for Israeli early-stage companies to join our family and scale in the US market.