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#140conf: Technology Showcase

#sxsw #140conf

An early look at some of the startups on Jeff Pulver's "Companies to Watch in 2012" list. Each of these early-stage startups operate in the real-time web. 


Eldad Bercovici Co-Founder VidIt

Co-founder @ Vidit

Eyal Eldar VP Biz Dev InstruMagic

Kobi Stok Co-Founder & CEO at JamStar JamStar

Co-founder & CEO at JamStar
Kobi is both a musician and an innovative Software engineer.
Prior to JamStar, Kobi worked for SAP.
Kobi has extensive experience in research and development; Kobi plays in several local bands as a Bass player.

Sagee Ben-Zedeff Founder & CEO Serendip Media

Sagee is the co-founder and CEO of Serendip Media, creators of Serendip, the social music radio, connecting users with great music through their friends and music soul mates.
Serendip creates a personal playlist in real-time based on what your DJs share on their social networks.

Sagee is a technology innovator, with a passion for collaboration and social media.
He was formerly Director of Product Management and Director of New Technologies at RADVISION ($RVSN), where helped create the company's market-leading technology and portfolio, as well as define its consumer facing product strategy.

Sagee is also an avid music fan, and has been a music journalist and blogger, writing passionately in various venues for the past 20 years.

Sagee has a BSc in Computer Science, Statistics and Operations Research from Tel-Aviv University, as well as a BA in Economics and Business Administration.

Yair Bar-On CEO Macadamia Apps

Yair started his career as a software engineer in VocalTec Communications, where he worked for 8 years. After leaving VocalTec, Yair made a sharp turn into the marketing world and started his own internet marketing consulting firm helping companies sell online. In 2011, Yair and his old friend from VocalTec, Gil Megidish, founded Macademia Apps, and in January 2012 they released their first app - GroupShot.
Yair holds a computer science degree from the Academic College of Tel Aviv, loves hiking, camping and is a 3 star scuba diver.
Yair's name is pronounced Ya-Ear :-)

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