Uri Levine, co-founder of Waze, is coming to Montreal

Uri Levine, co-founder of Waze, the app that sold to Google for 1.1 billion dollars, will be in Montreal this week sharing his take on the role of technology in the community, how to get into startup-mode, and the internationalization of business. You can catch him tonight at District 3, and tomorrow he will be giving a talk in coordination with the Chamber of Commerce.

Founded in 2007, Waze is an Israeli and Palo Alto-based developer of free mapping and turn-by-turn navigation apps for iOS and Android. It launched a year later in 2008 and went on to raise $67 million in outside funding from numerous prominent Silicon Valley firms, as well as Horizon Ventures in Hong Kong, before Google acquired it in 2013.

The app uses crowdsourced data, driver-sourced mapping, community curation, and citizen traffic reporting create a mapping experience that is interactive and often more accurate thanks to an army of obsessive users reporting traffic data and updates in real time.

Levine, an angel investor and serial entrepreneur, is also the co-founder and Chairman of FeeX, and an investor and board member at half a dozen other startups, including Zeek, Roomer, Fairfly, Moovit, Engie, and Fairsale.

Tonight, join Canadian Friends of Tel Aviv University’s Young Professionals Group for an interactive evening with Levine, a Tel Aviv University alumnus. He will be appearing at Concordia University’s District 3 Innovation Center (1250 Rue Guy, 6th floor) tonight, with cocktails beginning at  6:00 pm and the Q&A and networking portion of the evening starting at 6:45. Tickets are $75/person.

“We believe this is a great opportunity for entrepreneurs and the innovation community in Montreal. Uri Levine has a wealth of experience as a successful entrepreneur. Having founded Waze in Israel, he also brings a wealth of knowledge from one of the best innovation ecosystems and the world,” Khalil Haddad of D3 told MTLinTECH.

Tomorrow night, he will be giving a speech at the Hyatt Regency Montreal (1255 Jeanne-Mance Street) organized by the Chamber of Commerce of Metropolitan Montreal. He will be discussing his career, addressing trends and new developments in the world of start-ups, and sharing advice on the subjects of innovation and investment.

“Uri Levine is among those seasoned entrepreneurs who know how to innovate but also how to recognize a good idea when they see it and then turn it into a success. Few entrepreneurs can boast of having captured Google’s attention to the point of concluding a transaction of $1,1 billion with them. We believe his story can be an inspiration for the members of our business community,” Michel Leblanc, president and CEO of the Chamber of Commerce of Metropolitan Montreal told MTLinTECH.

The event will begin at 5:30 pm and will be followed by a networking cocktail reception. Tickets are $55 for Chamber of Commerce members, and $59 for non-members


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