The 11th Go4Europe Conference will be held on October 28th at the Hilton Tel Aviv. Organized by Cukierman & Co. Investment House Ltd. and Catalyst Funds, Go4Europe is one of the most prestigious business conferences in Israel, addressing the current issues of raising funds and establishing strategic alliances in Europe. A major part of the conference is focused on the Hi-Tech, Life Sciences and Green Energy industries.

Go4Europe 2013 will host key decision makers, business representatives and parliamentarians from Israel, Europe and Russia. The long list of senior speakers includes: Mr. Shimon Peres – President of the State of Israel; Mr. Yair Lapid – Minister of Finance; David de Rothschild, Chairman – Rothschild Group; Ruben Vardanian, Co-Head – Sberbank CIB (Russia’s biggest bank); Meir Brand – Managing Director Google Israel; Luc Muller, General Manager – OTTO Group; Dr. Graeme Martin, CEO – Takeda Ventures; Dr. Christopher Proctor, CSO – British American Tobacco; Dr. Florent Gros, Managing Director – Novartis Venture Funds; Roger Cukierman – Former CEO – Ed. de Rothschild & Director at Cukierman & Co., President of CRIF; Prof. Lorenz Reibling, Chairman – Taurus Investments; Maurice Levy, CEO Publicis;); Ami Mesika;and many other leading business leaders and decision makers.

The conference panels will deal with issues such as: cross border M&A’s new directions; where to invest in Europe; Israeli technologies as a booster to traditional European industries; how to structure medtech investments for success; how must emerging biotechs adapt to the European ecosystem; complementary essentials in renewable & non-renewable energy; European real-estate opportunities, and the image of Israel in Europe. The Go4Russia panel will be dedicated to strengthening the Russia-Israel business ties, especially in light of Russia’s rising status in the international arena.

“Europe and Israel business opportunities continue to grow and increase daily – deals abound,” said International entrepreneur Ron Hershco. For further information visit:




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