Mon 12 December 2016 | 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Microsoft Accelerator Academy - Shenkar 13, Herzliya, FREE
We’re proud to host Gigi Levy on the 12th of December at the Microsoft Accelerator Academy for his lecture “The secrets to growth using network effects”!
Network effects have emerged as the key tool for building and growing a defensible business in the digital era. A network effect is when another user makes the service more valuable for every other user. Startups with network effects command higher valuations and bring larger returns to founders, investors and employees. This event will focus on how startups can leverage the power of network effects for driving fast growth and building barriers to competition.
** NOTE THAT SPACE IS LIMITED. REGISTRATION THROUGH EVENT ATTENDANCE. **
18:00-18:30 Arrival & Mingling
18:30-18:40 Introduction – A few words from Navot Volk, Director at the Microsoft Accelerator
18:40-19:15 ‘The NFX secrets for growth’ – by Gigi Levy
19:15-19:35 ‘The 7 playbooks for building network effects’ – by Michael Vakulenko
19:35-20:00 Q&A with Gigi Levy
The lecture will take place at the Microsoft Accelerator Academy – Shenkar 13, Herzliya, Building 6, Floor L1. Parking is available around the building.
A bit of background on Gigi Levy Weiss & Michael Vakulenko:
Gigi is a founding partner of the NFX Guild (www.nfx.com), the Networks and Marketplaces Guild in the Silicon Valley. He is a founder, angel investor and board member in many technology start ups such as Playtika, Kenshoo, Plarium, MyHeritage, Optimove, Meerkat, R2Net, SimilarWeb, SweetIM, Eyeview Digital, RealMatch, Lovelive.tv, NanoRep, Superfly, SpaceApe, SpeakingPal, inceptionVR and many others. Aside from being an active and successful investor, Levy-Weiss is considered a guru in the gaming industry.
Michael is an expert in Internet business models and Strategy Director at VisionMobile, a UK-based analyst firm working with top names in tech and focusing on mobile, IoT and AI.