Yossi Vardi

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Dr. Joseph (Yossi) Vardi is a co-chairman of DLD. With 40 years experience in building over 60 high-tech companies, he is one of Israel’s early entrepreneurs. Yossi co-pioneered instant messaging as the founding investor and the former Chairman of Mirabilis Ltd., creator of ICQ, later acquired by AOL.

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Dennis Crowley, Foursquare, Yossi Vardi, DLD All Stars

Follow Your Ears

A pioneer in location-based services, Foursquare initially tried to succeed with its own consumer app. But the company realized that providing location data to others was actually a far more promising business model, as founder and CEO Dennis Crowley explains in conversation with DLD Chairman Yossi Vardi. “We can help other companies make great location…
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Peter Diamandis, Yossi Vardi, DLD All Stars

The Power of Mindset

Exponential progress in technology, biology and many other areas of science enable humans to solve problems faster than ever before, and master challenges on an unprecedented scale. Peter Diamandis, Chairman of the X-Prize Foundation, explains in conversation with DLD’s Yossi Vardi how to make the most of the opportunities arising from these developments. Having the…
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Sir Ronald Cohen

The Impact Revolution: Reshaping Capitalism

Technology now enables us to measure and cost the impact on people and planet that companies create through their products, employment and operations. Sir Ronald Cohen is a pioneering philanthropist, venture capitalist, private equity investor, and social innovator, who is driving forward the global Impact Revolution.
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Entrepreneurship In Times of Crisis

It’s hard enough to build a successful startup when times are good. But now? How will the Covid-19 pandemic impact entrepreneurs, investors and startup ecosystems around the world? What are the partnerships that matter, what should governments do to support young businesses? Steve Case, Chairman and CEO of Revolution, and DLD Co-Chairman Yossi Vardi took…
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Sir Martin Sorrell, Yossi Vardi, DLD Sync

The Beginning of the World As We Don’t Know It

The third Sync session was devoted to business and politics. Sir Martin Sorrell, Executive Chairman of S4 Capital and longtime CEO of advertising giant WPP, in his DLD Sync conversation with DLD Co-Chairman Yossi Vardi. He predicted the coronavirus crisis will bring higher taxes for companies and the wealthy, called for better cooperation between the…
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NASA, Earth, globe, satellite image

A Better World: The Impact of Sustainable Investing

Consumers and investors are forcing companies to act more responsibly. But to really make a difference, impact investing needs transparency, argues Sir Ronald Cohen.
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Sir Martin Sorrell, S4 Capital, DLD

“All Bets Are Off”: Covid-19 As a Catalyst for Change

Sir Martin Sorrell predicts the coronavirus crisis will speed up digital transition and lead to higher taxes as governments try to pay for stimulus packages.
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EU Commissioner Mariya Gabriel, digital economy

Yes, EU Can!

Making Europe more competitive in the digital world: regulation, privacy protection, entrepreneurship and more – take a look at the main topics discussed at DLD Europe 2019 in Brussels.
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