About The Israel Economic Mission to the South & Mid-West

Israel Economic Mission in Houston, TX is private-sector minded, operating within the public sector, focusing on Energy, Life Sciences, Cyber Security, Water technology, HLS and Space technologies. We function across borders and boundaries to bring the United States and Israel closer together through mutually beneficial business.

Our aim is to establish synergistic relationships; bridging the gap between our two great nations. By utilizing our extensive network of key, business individuals and decision makers, we bring Israeli innovation to the forefront of US markets.

Our Goal:
Promote trade and investment between Israel and the states in our region: Texas,Colorado,Oklahoma,Arkanss,Missouri,Louisiana,Illnois,Wisconsin,Michigan,Iowa.
Map the Israeli Ecosystem in variety of sectors and always be up to date with new technologies and game-changing solutions that could integrate with US based companies
Create and maintain relationships with Fortune 500 companies and Investors located in our region, bringing them ongoing deal flows according to their needs and current pain points
Act as a central source of trusted, up-to-date, and relevant business information for both US and Israeli entities, providing economic and market insights to the public and private sectors across any industry

Orna Avraham

Head of the Economic and Trade Mission to the South & Mid- West

Melissa Steinmetz

Director, Economic Development & Innovation Partnerships

David Ephraim

Director of Energy and Business Development

Joshua Weintraub

Director of Business Development

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