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VC Workshop: How does Artificial Intelligence effect businesses today and how can you make it work for you?

  • The Venture Center (map)

Innovation has significantly influenced financial technologies market in recent years. Fintechs brings new tools dedicated to assisting and solving the challenges small and medium businesses face gaining access to credit, funding, insurance and supply chain financing. The majority of the innovations rely on artificial intelligence (AI) technology, and in this informative session, you will learn the scope of investments made in AI start-ups and its impact on companies and their consumers.

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Erez Saf is an enthusiastic entrepreneur with vast experience in the corporate world. He was CIO at - the first peer-to-peer (P2P) lending start-up in Israel, development manager, and part of the R&D team in SAP Labs Israel and China. Erez has a Bachelor of Science in computer science and bioinformatics and holds an honor MBA from Tel Aviv University, where he specialized in Entrepreneurship and global consulting. For the past four years, Erez has led CRiskCo - a fintech start-up using AI to provide a real-time business rating and fraud detection. Erez has worked extensively with the start-up eco-system in Tel Aviv, Silicon Valley, Brisbane, Australia and now in Little Rock, Arkansas as part of ICBA Think Tech accelerator – The Venture Center initiative together with the ICBA and Arkansas Government to attract leading startups and engaging with community banks and the local industry.