Monday, December 9, 2013

MoMoTLV December Event: Mobile Monetization Secrets Unveiled

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We're delighted to invite you to our last event for 2013 - and this time we'll take a deep look at one of the challenges of the mobile app business - how do we make real money out of it?..

When: Monday, December 16th, 2013 @ 18:30
Where: Microsoft Herzliya, 13 Shenkar St., Herzliya (map)
What: Mobile Monetization Secrets
Price: Free, register at Meetup

Since the event is the night before the Mobile Monetization Summit we are going to have there many international experts from the mobile monetization scene - big platforms, leading ad networks, game publishers, app tracking solutions, mobile commerce and more - you can see the full list here.

The agenda will be published soon - stay tuned!

Note that if you come to Microsoft at 5pm you can also attend Germany Trade & Invest event about how to enter the German market (which features a lot of the leading monetization companies) - the event is free, details and registration here

Wednesday, November 20, 2013

MoMoTLV November Event: Big data and Analytics

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We're delighted to invite you to our November event, this time discussing one of the hottest topics around - Big Data and Analytics. We'll explore what these buzzwords actually mean by showcasing several startups doing cool stuff.

When: Monday, November 25th, 2013 @ 18:30
Where: Dublin Irish Pub, Hertzelia, Shenkar 4, Hertzelia
What: Big Data and Analytics
Price: Free, register at Meetup

We have a great lineup to be opened by Gil Eiges, VP, Head of Innovation at Amdocs who are our kind sponsors for this event - followed by Dr. Ronen Tal-Botzer, Data Mining lecturer at Bar-Ilan University who will explain once and for all what's behind the buzzwords of Big Data and Analytics.

Also Dr. Erez Weinroth, Founder of Trend It will show us how they used big data and mobile phones signals to get an estimate of how many people attended major events like the funeral of Rabbi Ovadia Yosef or the social protests of last year.

In addition we'll hear from 2 more startups - myThings that is using big data to provide customized programmatic ad solutions and SQream offering a special database for faster big data processing.

And all that great content will be in the Dublin Irish Pub in Hertzelia, definitely one of our favorite places. To attend don't forget to RSVP, places are limited:

See you on Monday!

Sunday, September 29, 2013

MoMoTLV October event at DLD Festival

We are delighted to invite you to a special MoMoTLV event at the DLD Festival. In this event we will host many international guests and we'll have mobile startup pitches from the MoMoTLV community.

If you would like to showcase your app please fill in this form

When: *TUESDAY*, October 15th, 2013 @ 18:30
Where: Otto Rotschild, Ahad Ha'Am 48 Tel Aviv (map)
What: Mobile startups showcase
Price: Free, register at Meetup

Note that the event is on a *TUESDAY*!
The exact agenda and pitching startups will be announced soon - stay tuned for more details!

Saturday, August 31, 2013

MoMoTLV September: Mobile, Web & HTML5

We are glad to invite you to our September event, just between the end of the summer vacations and before the holidays. Join us for a beer on the roof at Wix for a beautiful sunset, sea breeze, great people and awesome content.

When: Monday, September 2nd, 2013 @ 18:30
Where: Wix Rooftop, Hanaml 40, Tel Aviv
What: Mobile, Web and HTML5
Price: Free, register at Meetup

This time we'll explore the rapidly growing topic of mobile apps creation on HTML5 vs native apps - advantages, disadvantages and tools for "mobilizing" the web.

The topic will be covered from several angles - first from Wix, one of the best Israeli companies and the world’s leading do-it-yourself web publishing platform, who will also make an exciting announcement at the event. Then we'll cover the analytic angle by Vision Mobile, the leading research company on the apps economy and mobile business models, followed by a look at the practical aspects as seen by IniTech, a fast-growing SW development company that specialize in mobile development, who will talk about - HTML for Mobile:myths and Reality.

Speakers include:
* Daphna Ofek, Mobile Product & Content manager at
* Michael Vakulenko, Strategy Director at Vision Mobile
* Igor Gassko, CTO, IniTech
* More TBD

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Monday, July 15, 2013

MoMoTLV July: Mobile Commerce and Payments

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We're glad to invite you to our July event, and this time tackling one of the hottest topics these days: Mobile Commerce and Payments - How can app developers best integrate commerce and payments solutions in their apps to make extra $$$

When: Monday, July 22nd, 2013 @ 18:30
Where: Microsoft Herzliya, 13 Shenkar St., Herzliya (map)
What: Mobile Commerce and Payments
Price: Free, register at Meetup

We have a special guest from PayPal Paris who will share with us some of the latest stats and trends. Also we'll hear from 3 Israeli startups about different angles of mobile commerce and payments.

Speakers include:
* Orkun Saitoglu, Developer Advocate, PayPal
* Noam Inbar, VP Business Development, Zooz
* Ron Gavriely, Founder & CEO, SellInApp
* Yigael Berger, Founder & CEO, Appixia

We'll also hear about BattleHack - PayPal's hackathon to be held on July 25-26 in Tel Aviv, winners of this hackathon will get an all-paid trip to California and compete with 10 other teams for the grand prize of $100,000 !

MoMoTLV Event Hosted by:

Sunday, June 2, 2013

MoMoTLV June Event - celebrating 5 years with International Speakers!

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We're delighted to invite you to a very special event celebrating MobileMonday Tel Aviv's 5th anniversary! Yes, it's been 5 years since we started doing events in Israel - time flies by...

Since this event is held a day before the Israel Mobile Summit 2013, we will have *many* international visitors both in the audience and as speakers (See list here)

When: Monday, June 10th, 2013 @ 18:30
Where: Microsoft Herzliya, 13 Shenkar St., Herzliya (map)
What: Mobile Content, UX and more
Price: Free, register at Meetup (internationals can just pop by!)

18:30 - 19:20 - Gathering and Networking
19:20 - 19:40 - Andrew Bud, Chairman, Mobile Entertainment Forum - Lessons learned from the mobile content industry
19:40 - 19:50 - Startup Pitch: Aviv Gadot, Co-Founder, Pixtr - A graduate of the Microsoft Azure Accelerator and of the Israel Mobile Summit
19:50 - 20:10 - Eric Reiss, CEO, FatDUX - Usable Usability - a small taste of Eric's Usable Usability workshop, to be held June.13
20:10 - 20:20 - Short intro pitches from internationals (So that you know who is there and can network)
20:20 - 21:00 - Continued networking

Tuesday, May 7, 2013

MoMoTLV May Event: APPortunities in the Developing World

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We're very glad to invite you to a great MobileMonday Tel Aviv May event, that will look this time at the opportunities for Mobile Developers at the Emerging Markets.

When: Monday, May 13, 2013 @18:00
Where: The Library, Ahad Ha'am 9, 8th floor, Tel Aviv
What: Opportunities for Mobile Developers at the Emerging Markets
Price: Free, Register at Meetup

While most of the Israeli mobile app developers are looking at the US and sometimes at Europe as their target markets, the big opportunities lies in connecting the next billions of mobile and smartphone users to Internet and apps. The mobile and smartphone penetration rate in areas like India, South-East Asia, Africa and Latin America, are growing very rapidly, and the device landscape and app needs are not necessarily the same as in the developed world.

18:00 - 18:45 - Networking and Food
18:45 - 19:00 - Intros from MoMoTLV and Nokia Developer Relations
19:00 - 19:15 - A developer's view on publishing apps at the emerging markets- by Shai Ifrach, Founder of FutureSoft.
19:15 - 19:30 - Turning Apps into Business in the Emerging Markets - by Itay Gadot, VP Marketing at Inneractive
19:30 - 19:45 - The Mobile Apps ecosystem in the Arab world - by Hans Shakur, Founder & CEO, Markitect, Co-Founder, MoMo Nazareth
19:45 - 20:00 - To be confirmed
20:00 - Continued Networking

See you there!

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Wednesday, April 24, 2013

Israel Mobile Summit 2013 - June.11

We are glad to announce that the Israel Mobile Summit is back in town! Entering its third year, the summit is *the* mobile event of the year - it is a full day event that is a true celebration of the Israeli mobile industry featuring keynotes from top speakers, panels about the hot mobile topics, mobile exhibition and a startup contest of the hottest Israeli mobile startups!

While most of our events are completely free, the Summit is a full day event held in a great venue with a full lunch buffet, and that comes with a price - but we are keeping prices down thanks to our great sponsors and there are some discount codes sent in the MoMoTLV Meetup group and the MoMoTLV Facebook group.

Some early bird tickets are still available so hurry to register here! (The summit was sold out last year so don't wait to the last minute..)

And if you have a cool mobile app, game or technology we recommend to enroll to the summit annual startup contest - finalists get a free booth at the summit as well as 5-minutes of fame to pitch their startup in front of our international expert jury. Deadline is May.16 - so hurry to apply here.

Note that the Summit is on a Tuesday but we will have a very festive MoMoTLV event the Monday before, and all in all it will be a week packed with mobile events.

We also have 2 great workshops for you this year, these require seperate registration from the summit and are more pricy, but the 2 experts delivering them are worth it...:
- Lean UX Workshop by Eric Reiss, a world renowned UX expert
- The Perfect Pitch Workshop by Jeff Robinson the super-mentor

See you all at the Summit!

Wednesday, April 17, 2013

MoMoTLV April: Monetization in the US and Japan

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We're delighted to invite you to a very special MoMoTLV event - and Yes - it is on *SUNDAY* - and not just any Sunday - but this Sunday! It is not every day that we do an event on Sunday and on such short notice - but we have a rare opportunity to host some great speakers coming from the US and Japan

When: *SUNDAY*, April 21, 2013 @18:30
Where: Microsoft ILDC, Shenkar 13, Hertzelia
What: Monetization in the US and Mobile
Price: Free, Register at Meetup

Our speakers include:

  • Rob Craft, Senior Director, Platform Strategy, Microsoft
  • Zohar Levkovitz, Founder of Amobee (Acquired by SingTel)
  • Toshiaki Chiku, Regional Managing Director US, Yahoo! Japan
  • Masami Hazui, Head of Mobile, Rakuten
  • Haruko Minagawa, Touchpoint Evangelist, Hakuhodo
About the sessions:

Rob will deliver a session straight from the Azure Gaming Summit that took place in London earlier this month. The session talks about how cloud + apps can change the game on monetization and customer engagement. We’ll talk about games and devices and how to wow yourself and your customers.

Zohar is a veteran entrepreneur in the mobile monetization space. He is the founder of Amobee, one of the the leading mobile advertising companies, that was acquired by SingTel for $340M. Zohar is based in the US and knows this market by heart, he will talk about the current trends of this industry and share tips for app developers looking to monetize their apps.

Our guests from Japan will give us a thorough overview of the mobile advertising and monetization scene in Japan - they cover all sides of the industry starting with internet giant Yahoo! JAPAN followed by Rakuten, the e-commerce giant (one of the top 10 internet companies worldwide) onward to Hakuhodo Inc. the most veteran Japanese advertising and public relations company. The Japan section of the event will be moderated by Levi Shapiro, Partner in the JIMMI (Japan-Israel Mobile, Media & IT) Fund.

Thursday, March 7, 2013

MoMoTLV March: Awesome Mobile Cloud Apps

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We're delighted to invite you to a special MobileMonday event about mobile cloud app development with some experts coming specially from Amazon Europe. Also we will present the results of an extensive research MobileMonday Tel Aviv has done together with Google and Meidata about the Israeli app ecosystem (See the summary in TheMarker and in Channel 2 news)

The event will have 2 parts - one is more technical and will take place 16:30-19:00 and the other is our usual MobileMonday format from 19:00-21:30, where we will hear the business aspects and some case studies and pitches from startups using mobile cloud services. And of course as always we'll have great networking opportunities.You're welcome to arrive to either part of the event!

When: Monday, March 11, 2013, Tech event@16:30, MoMo@19:00
Where: Afeka College Auditorium, 218 Bnei Efraim St., Tel Aviv
What: Mobile Cloud Apps
Price: Free, Register at Meetup

Agenda and speakers can be found at the event meetup page

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Sunday, February 24, 2013

MobileMonday at MWC

The MoMoTLV team has landed in Barcelona for the Mobile World Congress and we have great events and activities for all MoMo-ers attending MWC.

We'd like to thank IBM for sponsoring MoMo Global events at MWC - as you probably know they acquired recently Worklight, an Israeli startup so they have a lot of nifty mobile solutions to offer.

Here are the MoMo events list:

MoMoTLV and IEICI cocktail - Tue, Feb.26, 4pm, Hall 5, 5184

Join us on Tuesday for a cocktail with the Israel Export Institute at the Israel Pavilion. This cocktail will be a great place to meet with all the Israeli colleagues at MWC and also meet MobileMonday founders from all around the world and connect with them, as we invited all MoMo delegates at the show.

See all details in the cocktail's meetup page

MoMo Global Mixer - Tue, Feb.26, 8pm-11pm, Rossini Restaurant

MobileMonday knows how to party, and this year all MobileMonday delegates from around the world and some VIP guests will party at this cocktail. See the full schedule here

Note that this event requires RSVP - we have some invites for MobileMonday Tel Aviv members, email ofir at momotlv dot com to apply for one.

MobileMonday Seminar, Thu, Feb.28, 9:30am-3pm, Hall 8, Theatre D

On the last day of the show, we will be holding a half-day seminar focusing on funding for mobile startups. We'll have there top investors, accelerator programs and MobileMonday founders discussing what is happening in their region

You can pre-register, and it's also possible to drop by and get in if space is available

Other Events

There are many more events not necessarily related to MobileMonday but are still great ones, we've compiled an extensive list for you:

See you all in Barcelona!

Monday, February 11, 2013

MoMoTLV Feb 2013 Event: Mobile UX and Product

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We're delighted to invite you to our very first 2013 event and this time we'll focus on mobile UX (User Experience) and product aspects. We have some international guests - including Greg Nudelman, UX expert and author of Designing Search: UX Strategies for eCommerce Success, and Stelios Charalampakis, Key account manager from Sony Mobile who are also sponsoring the event.

We'll also have some short sessions from startups that will present UX tips and tricks, we'll publish soon the startups names - these are some cool apps there that did really well on the market so it's worthwhile listening to what they've got to say!

When: Monday, February 18, 2013 @ 19:30
Where: Campus Tel Aviv, Electra Tower, Yigal Alon 98, Tel Aviv
What: Mobile User Experience and Product
Price: Free, Register at Meetup

Speakers include:

Stelios Charalampakis: Key Account & Distributors Manager CU Mediterranean at Sony Mobile Communications

Greg Nudelman: Greg worked with today’s top Fortune 500 companies, non-profits, and startups: eBay, WebEx, Wells Fargo, IBM, Groupon, and many others.Greg is a the author of Designing Search: UX Strategies for eCommerce Success (Wiley, 2011) with a solid 5-star rating on Amazon. His second Wiley book on mobile design is currently in progress.

Greg is also having a full day workshop in Israel on Tuesday, Feb.19, for which MoMoTLV members get 10% discount by using the code momo50 - you can register at the UXI Studio site

See you there!

Monday, January 7, 2013

New MoMo chapter: MobileMonday Nazareth

With great excitement we are proud to welcome a new MoMo chapter to the MobileMonday family:

MobileMonday Nazareth (MoMoNaz)

MoMoNaz is the first MoMo chapter in Israel outside the Tel Aviv area, and it works with the full cooperation and support of MoMoTLV. The first meetup of MoMoNaz will be next week on Monday, Jan.14, and the MoMoTLV team will be there, so you're all welcome to join us as well! (RSVP here).

To get notifications on MoMoNaz events - join the MoMoNaz meetup group, and you're also welcome to follow MoMoNaz on Facebook

Those of you who don't know, MobileMonday is a network of over 100 chapters all across the globe, and we are glad that MoMo footprint in Israel has grown with the addition of MoMoNaz. We wish the MoMoNaz organizers best of luck, and looking forward for the event next week!