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Bar Refaeli, Amar'e Stoudemire, and Uri Levine  Join Forbes in Israel for First-Ever Under 30 Summit Global  FORBES UNDER 30

Forbes Under 30 Summit Global will gather an elite community of young international entrepreneurs in Tel Aviv and Jerusalem, May 6-10, 2018

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TEL AVIV (April 25, 2018)  –  Forbes released today speakers and the agenda for the first-ever Forbes Under 30 Summit Global which will take place in Tel Aviv and Jerusalem, May 6-10, under the theme “Innovation, Exploration, and Inspiration.”  The event will bring together an elite community of young international entrepreneurs from the U.S., Europe, Asia, Africa and the Middle East, as culled from Forbes’ 30 Under 30 lists around the world.

 

At the summit, Forbes will feature panels, interviews, performances, pitch competitions and keynote addresses, showcasing the most cutting-edge innovators and disruptors, and will provide mentorship from successful business leaders.  To view the agenda and speaker line-up, please visit: https://www.forbes.com/forbes-live/event/under-30-summit-global/.

Speakers who will participate in the summit include:  

  • Amar'e Stoudemire, Professional Basketball Player, Actor, Author, Producer & Philanthropist  

  • Bar Refaeli, Model, Entrepreneur, Partner & Owner, Carolina Lemke Berlin

  • Dr. Ruth Westheimer, Media Personality, Author & Sex Therapist

  • Kevin Olusola, Musician, Pentatonix

  • Jennifer Marcou, General Manager, Global Demand Center Relationship Marketing and Privacy, Microsoft

  • Lonne Jaffe Managing Director, Insight Venture Partners

  • Uri Levine Co-Founder & Chairman, FeeX; Co-Founder, Waze

  • Melvin Chen, Founder of StarLake Capital

  • Yossi Vardi, Internet Entrepreneur

  • David Fialkow, Managing Director, General Catalyst Partners

  • Luke Schoenfelder, Co-Founder & CEO, Latch

  • Katini Yamaoka, Artist & Musician

  • Lior Krengel, Head of Startups, monday.com

 

“For the first time ever, we’re assembling 30 Under 30 honorees from around the world in one place,” said Randall Lane, Chief Content Officer, Forbes Media. “This amazing program leverages the incredible opportunities of our host cities, with the idea that both our participants and the region will see significant gains from this event.”

The summit will offer rich cultural immersion activities and a unique global networking environment.  Forbes Under 30 Summit Global attendees will have the opportunity to mentor and inspire the next generation of young superstar entrepreneurs in the local communities of Israel.  

 

  • The morning of Sunday, May 6, Forbes Under 30 Summit Global women participants will ring the Opening Bell at the Tel Aviv Stock Exchange. The summit will officially kick off in the evening with a Taste of Israel Food Festival, bringing the best bites of the region into one place, at sunset, for an opening reception on the shores of the Mediterranean.

  • On May 7, participants will gather in Tel Aviv for a day of content focused on “Innovation,” while enjoying access to an entire Forbes Under 30 Village showcasing displays from young startups, rapid-fire content stages, workshops, networking areas, a VIP lounge and more.

  • The morning of May 8 will be devoted to VC and Startups, a founders and funders experience in Tel Aviv’s startup scene, Forbes is assembling 15 of the world’s greatest venture capitalists in the world, from Midas List honoree David Fialkow of General Catalyst to Jerusalem Venture Partners founder Erel Margalit, to partners from Accel, Bessemer and others. Each of these legends will listen to rapid-fire pitches and provide instant advice and feedback. On the adjacent stage, founders and funders alike share their money-raising stories and strategies.

  • Also on May 8, summit participants will head to Jerusalem for exploring and touring, including a guided tour of the Old City in Jerusalem. The night will close out with a food and bar crawl at the Shuk, the old market of Jerusalem.

  • May 9 will focus on “Inspiration -- Making a difference, leaving this region better than we found it.”  Participants will visit sites across Israel and Palestinian cities to cultivate conversations about achieving actionable solutions. The day will end with the Forbes Under 30 All-Night Desert Music Festival featuring Kevin Olusola from Pentatonix.

  • On May 10, the summit will conclude with a day of inspiration and reflection, starting at sunrise at the Masada fortress and the Dead Sea.   

 

About the Forbes Under 30 Franchise

Forbes’ 30 Under 30 franchise is a global platform, which comprises Forbes 30 Under 30 lists featuring young game changers published in print and online all over the world, live summits in the U.S., Asia, Europe and Israel, and an Under 30 Channel on Forbes.com. Nominations are now open for the Forbes 30 Under 30 Class of 2019 - www.forbes.com/30-under-30-nominations/.  

To access Forbes magazine’s 2018 30 Under 30 list, please visit: www.forbes.com/30under30/#/.

 

Partners and Sponsors of the 2018 Forbes Under 30 Summit Global

The Presenting sponsors of the Summit are Carolina Lemke Berlin and Microsoft. The Supporting sponsors are Israel Discount Bank, monday.com and Panaya.

For more details on this year’s Forbes Under 30 Summit EMEA, please visit: www.forbes.com/forbes-live/event/under-30-summit-global/.

To join the conversation on social, use #Under30Summit.  

 

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