Waze co-founder and serial entrepreneur
Uri Levine is a passionate serial entrepreneur and disruptor. He co-founded Waze, the world’s largest community-based driving traffic and navigation app, with more than 250M drivers around the globe, which was acquired by Google on June 2013 for more than $1.1 billion.
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Uri Levine's 2023 biography
Uri Levine’s background
As a passionate serial entrepreneur and disruptor. Uri Levine co-founded Waze, the world’s largest driving traffic and navigation app, in 2007. The app, nowadays used by more than 750 million drivers around the globe, was acquired by Google in June of 2013 for $1.1 billion. Another achievement he is proud of is Moovit, ‘Waze for public transportation’, where he was the first board member and an investor. Moovit, which is used by more than 750 million individuals worldwide, was acquired by Intel for $1 Billion in 2020.
Since Waze acquisition, Uri actively pursuing his dream to create significant value for large audiences through the series of startups he founded. His vision is specifically intended to disrupt inefficient markets and improve under-functioning services, focus on solving ‘BIG problems’, saving consumers time and money while empowering them.
Committed to spreading entrepreneurial thinking, it was only natural for Uri to take the next step with writing the book, “Fall In Love with the Problem – Not the Solution, a Handbook for entrepreneurs”
In line with his vision, he dedicate significant time to public speaking engagements to audience around world, inspiring them through the lens of entrepreneurship and disruption, speaking of contemporary revolutions of markets and startups. Uri’s presentations rely heavily on his entrepreneurial and personal experiences with the intention to benefit people from the lessons he have learned, and look back on both success and failures he have witnessed along his path.
Uri is also motivated to encourage the next generation of thinkers and innovators and he lead an academic workshop entitled “How to Build a Startup”, aimed at undergraduate and graduate level business students.
He particularly love the challenge of solving BIG problems in ways that will benefit large audiences and create significant impact. Most of his startups are the product of his own ideas, and he typically involved as co-founder, chairman or board member.
Over the years, Uri have delivered hundreds of presentations and keynote addresses speaking all over the world to entrepreneurs, businessmen, students and others, with the goal to share his experience and insights.
His presentations and workshops focus on a variety of subjects, including entrepreneurship, disruption, evolution vs. revolutions of markets and startups.
Uri Levine's 2023 speaking fees
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