IsraelCast Episode 97

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You’ve heard Israel called the “start-up nation” – now hear from its “guru”. Jon Medved, CEO of OurCrowd and often known as “the startup nation’s guru”, joins IsraelCast host Steven Shalowitz this week to discuss the work of OurCrowd, the importance of the Abraham Accords to the tech industry, and Jon’s large Hawaiian shirt collection.

Jon Medved is a serial entrepreneur and according to the Washington Post (2007) “one of Israel’s leading high-tech venture capitalists”. In the 2008 NY Times Supplement “Israel at 60”, Medved was named one of the top 10 most influential Americans who have impacted Israel. Medved is the founder and CEO of OurCrowd, the leading global equity crowdfunding platform for accredited investors and angels. Prior to OurCrowd, Medved was the co-founder and CEO of Vringo and the co-founder and General Partner of Israel Seed Partners, with $262M under management. For more information on OurCrowd, please visit or reach out to Jon at

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