Welcome to JFE Accelerator
JFE Accelerator (Operated and funded by JEMM Ventures LLC for Summer 2016 cohort) is opening its applications for summer 2016.
Focus is on Israeli B2B seed stage startups that are looking to expand and learn how to operate in the U.S. market.
The program is tailored for B2B companies to a focus on business development, strategy, sales, and the right market fit.
This includes fundamentals in communications, branding, and positioning.
Selected startups have the opportunity to accelerate their companies for 3 months by working with top Silicon Valley innovators, technologists, biz dev experts, investors, and visionaries.
The accelerator is an intense 3 month program that includes mentor office hours with top industry experts, business development workshops, weekly speaker sessions, legal frameworks, and one on one meetings with leading investment firms and angel investors in San Francisco.
$20k investment. %5-7 depending on the startup’s stage.
Connect with leading venture firms, angel groups, and micro-vcs in Silicon Valley.
Learn how to scale your startup from leading operators, growth and marketing experts, technologists, legal advisors, serial entrepreneurs and investors in Silicon Valley.
Grow your startup into its fullest potential.
Meet The Mentors and Speakers of Summer ’15
Co-ÂFounder & CEO, JFE AcceleratorJenny co-founded JFE in November 2009 and is in charge of program management, partnerships, and strategic direction for the program. She has organized speaker panels, pitch events, seminars, mentoring and networking events for the Jewish entrepreneur community in Silicon Valley. Jenny was introduced to entrepreneurship in 2008, when she took a business development at a medical device startup, BE Technologies. Prior to that, she worked at a research boutique Global Crown Capital, and at Lehman Brothers and Credit Suisse in private wealth division. Jenny received a BA in Economics from UC Berkeley.
Co-Founder and COO, JFE AcceleratorMichal oversees operations and coordination between staff, mentors, and advisors.Michal co-founded JFE in 2009. Michal gained a lot of experience in business helping her father, a prominent Jewish entrepreneur to launch several successful companies. She runs an internationally acclaimed art gallery and has experience as an art dealer and entrepreneur.
Emerging Companies Law, Paradigm Counsel LLP
CEO, Vantage PR
Principal, Blumberg Capital
Head Engineering, Workday
VP Product, PayPal
Director of Operations, Shyp
Production Manager, Bleu Marketing
Partner, Israel Syndicate
Principal, Rubicon VC
Exec Communications, Google
Global Head, Growth, YouTube
Trademark Attorney, IPLA
Lead Product Designer, Ooyala
Principal, Amplify Partners
Creative Director, Curbside
Strategic Partnerships, Wealthfront
Product Lead, Square Capital
Partner, Bee Partners
Founder, Kaminitz Law
Head of Sales, Optimizely
MP, Inspiration Ventures
IP Law, Paradigm Counsel LLP
Senior Associate, Commerce Ventures
Product Lead, Twitter
MP, Engineering Capital
Partner, Draper Associates
Partner, Perkins Coie