Founder & CEO, Gett, Israel
Wednesday, May 16, 12:00 - 14:00
Dave (Shahar) Waiser is a serial entrepreneur who founded and built companies in US and Europe.
In early 2000, he founded Russian entity of publicly traded Comverse [NASDAQ:CMVT] and served as its first CEO with a $300M record in total sales.
In 2005 – moved to San Francisco where he spent next 5 years building his new start-up Loyalize that was successfully sold eventually. Loyalize technology had been used during the Super Bowl, Grammys and Oscars.
In 2010 – Dave founded Gett (previously GetTaxi) operating in 100 cities worldwide, including Moscow, St Petersburg, London, New York and Tel-Aviv.
Gett raised $640 million in venture funding, including $300M from Volkswagen Group and $100M from Sberbank.
It was selected by FORBES as one of the fastest growing companies in the world.
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