Networking & Professional Events

We organize events several times each year and we invite our community to enjoy networking and professional events with world-class inspiring tech leaders. We often combine our events with social contributions, helping to raise awareness of important LGBT matters and causes.

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CommuniTech

December 27, 2017

Powered by the magic of both community and technology, we'll be hosted a truly inspiring guest speaker, Dr. Vivienne Ming, joining us live from California, Dr. Ming shared her story of transformation from a young boy to a successful entrepreneur, leading speaker on technology, Artificial Intelligence, and personal development, and a devoted mother.

Udi Ledergor is 5-time VP Marketing, currently at Gong.io, Chairman of the Association of Israeli Gay Fathers, LGBT-rights activist, and proud father of 3.

Nofar Drukman, COO at FunFunding, is a social entrepreneur and a mentor with an extensive experience in the fields of management, innovation, and international development. Was the executive director of two NGOs - Brit Olam & Topaz.

Thank you to our generous event sponsor, The Schusterman Foundation, as well as to IBM for hosting us. The event will be part of Tel Aviv’s Civics Week.

DLDiscovery

September 6, 2017

DLDiscovery – LGBTech’s annual event as part of the DLD innovation festival in Tel Aviv.

Speakes:
- Shlomo Wygodny from MyHeritage
- Eti Fakiri from Cloud Valley

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Love is Great

June 7, 2017

Celebrated our annual Pride Week event, hosted by British Ambassador to Israel, David Qaurrey.

Speakers at the event:
- David Quarrey, British Ambassador to Israel
- Claire Harvey, KPMG, CEO of Diversity Role Models and British Paralympic athlete
- Nir Efrat, SVP, Head of Franchises at King.com

The event is kindly sponsored by our friends and supporters at Cybereason and Yopto.

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#Diversity

March 23, 2017

Celebrated equality, acceptance and an LGBT+ friendly work environment.

Hosted Diversity leaders from Israel and abroad.

The event will included a panel with executives from IBM, Microsoft and from the UK based organization, OUTstanding, about ‘LGBTribes’ and strategic diversity plans aimed at embracing the LGBT+ community.

Launched the Israel Diversity Standard which calls on organizations to declare their commitment to creating a fair, equal, safe and encouraging workplace for LGBT+ employees and candidates.


The event was kindly sponsored by our friends and supporters at Stratasys, HPE, Natural Intelligence and LawFlex.

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Pitch Night 2016

December, 5 2016

Our 1st Pitch Night event! 

We gathered the best panel in Israel to select one cutting edge and disruptive startup from our community. One that will takes it all!

Our panel included: Raffi Margaliot (CEO @HPE Israel), Roy Latke(Editor-in-Chief @Geektime), Avishag Bohbot (Portfolio Manager @Founders Group), Eyal Mayer (Senior Associate @Marker LLC)

$7,000 in boosting services was granted to the winner.

The event was kindly sponsored by our friends and supporters at by HPE.

{Trans·cendence}: LGBTech Annual DLD event

{Trans·cendence}: Annual DLD event

September 27, 2016

At our annual DLD event, we celebrated Ma'avarim’s new scholarship fund for the trans community and granted 9 scholarships to members of the trans community, towards higher education!

We had the great privilege to host two inspiring leaders:
1. Assaf Rappaport, with fireside chat about his company Adallom that was sold to Microsoft for $350M.
2. Dave McClure the founder of the 500 Startups VC.

The event and the fund were kindly sponsored by our friends and supporters at by Microsoft.

Hosting Luxembourg Prime Minister

Hosting the Prime Minister of Luxembourg

September 12, 2016

We were very honoured to host a reception with the prime minister of Luxembourg, Xavier Bettel, a proud member of the LGBT community and an inspiring role model, together with a delegation of business leaders from Luxembourg. Thank you for a truly inspiring night!

LGBTech Amsterdam Launch

LGBTech Amsterdam Launch

August 9, 2016

During EuroPride 2016, LGBTech Amsterdam hosted its first event for the LGBTI-community.

The event included start-up pitches, an in depth panel and opportunities for networking.

LGBTech’s 2016 Annual Pride Mixer Cocktail

2016 Annual Pride Mixer Cocktail

June 1, 2016

At our annual Pride event we enjoyed a beautiful sun-set, had drinks, celebrated pride and created meaningful connections with LGBT tech colleagues from around the world. We were also thrilled to hear from our esteemed special guests including Joel Spolsky, CEO & co-founder or Stack Overflow, co-founder of Trello and a world renowned programming blogger, as well as f rom Benjamin Ling, General Partner at Khosla Ventures and former Google and Facebook executive.

The event was kindly sponsored by our friends and supporters at Kibo, Google, Founders Fund and Marker LLC.

LGBTech Networking Hosted by The British Ambassador

United Kingdom: A hub of Innovation & Tolerance

March, 31 2016

The exclusive event took place at the residence of British Ambassador to Israel, his excellency, David Quarrey, where we were honoured to hear from the Ambassador as well as a panel of Israeli tech leaders: Dan Yalon, Assaf Rappaport, Gilad Novik, Moran Bar and Naomi Krieger sharing their experience as entrepreneurs, venture capitalists and senior industry figures.

The event also raised $1211 for Ma'avarim
The event was kindly sponsored by our friends and supporters at Epstein Rosenblum Maoz (ERM), HPE and Intel.

LGBT DLD 2015 Annual event

DLD 2015 Annual event

September, 8 2015

At this special event we welcomed the local community, friends and guests from abroad coming to the DLD conference. The event would include both networking and sessions about start-ups.

We hosted:
1. Gilad Novik - CTO of Horizons Ventures to talk about "Exciting new trends in the industry". Horizons Ventures is a Hong Kong based VC founded by Li Ka-Shing. Among its investments are Skype, Siri, Facebook, Summly, and Waze.
2. David Kalmanson - Founder of InfiApps (Sold to a gaming company) - "The story of InfiApps". InfiApps, a mobile gaming company, was founded in 2012 to inspire players with magical, surprising and entertaining applications.

LGBTech Pride 2015 Mixer Cocktail

Pride 2015 Mixer Cocktail

June 10, 2015

This mixer was a great opportunity connecting Israeli LGBT entrepreneurs with high profile VCs from the silicon valley including Geoff Lewis - Partner at Founders Fund, Jared Fliesler - General Partner at Matrix Partners and Joel Simkhai - Founder & CEO at Grindr

The event was kindly sponsored by our friends and supporters at Epstein Rosenblum Maoz (ERM), Founders Fund, Google and Grindr.

LGBT DLD 2014 Annual event

DLD 2014 Annual event

September, 16 2014

At our annual DLD event we focused on networking and sessions about start-ups, fund raising, sales and UX.
We hosted: Emilie Vuillier-Gavirol, Koby Soto - Cofounder and CTOat Guesty

LGBT Tech Talks @Google

LGBT Tech Talks @Google

July 2, 2014

The purpose of this event was to talk about cutting edge technologies and advanced product solutions that would revolutionize our everyday life. (Inspired by TED Talks).

We heard two presentations:
1. Is the usage of biological algorithms the future of education?
"New genomic analysis algorithms disrupt the market of personalized education"
Dr. Ronen Tal-Botzer, data mining scientist and seasoned entrepreneur, who talked about his start-up venture and presented interesting findings from a large pilot at Bar-Ilan University.

2. Is cable/satellite-TV dying?
The cable/satellite pay-TV market is undergoing an enormous change in order to counteract threats posed by internet TV. Shuki Eytan, product marketing manager at Cisco, talked about these changes, how they will impact us and how Israeli companies are leading this change.

The event was kindly sponsored by our friends and supporters at Google.

The story behind Tel Aviv's gay edge @DLD

The story behind Tel Aviv's gay edge @DLD

October, 15 2013

At this event we invited our community to hear the story of the transformation of Tel Aviv and to learn how one can build an international brand with limited budget.

In addition, selective startups from this unique community had the chance to pitch their ideas and get immediate feedback from the crowd of local and global entrepreneurs.

LGBTech  Picnic 2012

Picnic 2012

June, 3 2012

Sun, food and lovely people, a great opportunity for networking

LGBTech meeting Grindr & Gay-Ville

LGBTech meeting Grindr & Gay-Ville

December 12, 2011

TBD

LGBTech 2011 EOY event

EOY event 2011

November, 26 2011

TBD

LGBTech Picnic 2011

Picnic 2011

July 9, 2011

TBD

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