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Innovate Israel 2012 attracts 500 Business & Gov Leaders in London

--- INNOVATE ISRAEL 2012 in association with BDO, DLA Piper, British Airways, ECI Telecom, Citi and Innovation Warehouse ---

On 26 June, Innovate Israel - the largest ever UK-Israel related business event - focussing on web, mobile and digital media, attracted over 500 business leaders, decision makers, investors, entrepreneurs as well as senior politicians and diplomats from Israel, the UK and the States of Jersey.


Co-chaired by internet entrepreneurs Yossi Vardi and Marc Worth and organised by UK ISRAEL BUSINESS in partnership with the Trade & Economic Office of the Israel Embassy and the Israel Export Institute, Innovate Israel created a platform for lead generation, business to business networking and investment opportunities.  


Special guests included Dov Moran - Israeli engineer, businessman and one of the inventors of the USB flash drive, Brent Hoberman - founder of lastminute.com, Errol Damelin - founder of wonga.com and Jimmy Wales - founder of Wikipedia, who attended the British Israeli Business Awards in the evening, as the keynote speaker.


"Never before has there been so much excitement, enthusiasm and desire to bridge the gap between Israel and the UK and develop deeper, stronger, profitable and long-lasting relationships" - Innovate Israel co-chairman Marc Worth and Yossi Vardi.


Photos of Innovate Israel are available here: http://www.flickr.com/photos/innovate_israel/


To view the Innovate Israel Storify click here: http://storify.com/InnovateIsrael/innovate-israel-26-06-12


We hope to see you at Innovate Israel 2013!