2016 Schedule

Interactive: March 11–15  •  Film: March 11–19  •  Music: March 15–20

Israeli Unicorns: Building a Billion Dollar Biz

Saturday, March 12
5:00PM - 6:00PM

Hilton Austin Downtown
Room 400-402
500 E 4th St


The sighting of mythical "unicorns", startups valued at over $1 billion, is becoming more commonplace. Israel, coined the "Startup Nation", has become a breeding ground, producing 10 in the past 3 years. Among these unicorns is Kenshoo, developing digital marketing technology that powers $350 billion in sales and Taboola, a content discovery tool, attracting 1 billion monthly clicks.

Achieving unicorn status outside of the US presents a unique set of obstacles. Tom Bronfeld, Partner at Elevator, a Tel Aviv-based seed fund, will lead an intimate discussion with CEOs, Adam Singolda of Taboola, and Yoav Izhar-Prato of Kenshoo, on their journey to building a $1 billion business.

Hashtags: #sxsw #unicorns


Adam Singolda at SXSW

Adam Singolda

Founder & CEO


Tom Bronfeld at SXSW

Tom Bronfeld



Managing partner at Elevator -a Tel Aviv and NY based venture fund that invests in early stage Israeli technology startups – leading seed rounds with up to $500k. We are focused on finding the best...

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Yoav Izhar Prato at SXSW

Yoav Izhar Prato



Yoav Izhar-Prato is co-founder, CEO at Kenshoo, a company that since 2006, is aimed to make marketing simpler and marketers more empowered by providing every marketer in the world with Agile Market...

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