21 02, 2019

Israel launches incentive program for female-led startups

By |2019-02-21T09:26:03+00:00February 21st, 2019|Israel|0 Comments

In Israel, only 8 percent of startups are led by women. And while that’s not very different from the rest of the world, it does imply that Startup Nation isn’t actually that nationwide. In response, the Israel Innovation Authority, the government body in charge of supporting research and development in Israel, will launch a designated [...]

2 01, 2019

Student-Run Venture Capital Fund Launches in Israel 

By |2019-01-02T07:56:41+00:00January 2nd, 2019|Israel, Student Funds|0 Comments

The Center for Entrepreneurship at Ben-Gurion University of the Negev (BGU) is launching $1m student-run venture capital fund. Cactus Capital will invest in student, recent graduate and academic entrepreneurial initiatives. The fund will offer three tracks: – Ignite: Up to $5,000 for technological startups in the ideation stage – Validate: Up to $20,000 for technology startups [...]

14 11, 2018

Tel Aviv University and Northwestern University launch joint nanoscience program

By |2018-11-14T08:50:54+00:00November 14th, 2018|Corporate, Illinois, Israel|0 Comments

A new collaborative venture between Northwestern University and Tel Aviv University brings together researchers and students in the field of nanotechnology through joint research and development projects, student exchange programs and research grants. Under the new partnership, two researchers from each university will receive post-doctoral fellowships supporting two years of research at the partner institution. [...]

12 11, 2018

Maryland launches training program to attract Israeli health startups 

By |2018-11-12T10:59:24+00:00November 12th, 2018|Gap support programs, Israel, Maryland|0 Comments

Maryland has launched a new pilot training program designed to help Israeli health startups expand their companies to the state. MarketReach America will bring 15 to 20 companies in the medical device and digital health sectors from Israel to Maryland for two weeks of training in May of next year. They will learn about breaking [...]

31 10, 2018

Israel, Poland Launch Corporate-Startup Co-Innovation Program

By |2018-10-31T08:58:53+00:00October 31st, 2018|Corporate, Israel, Poland|0 Comments

Israeli and Polish organizations have signed a 10-month innovation plan, supported by the Israeli government and the Polish Ministry of Technology and Entrepreneurship, which will see large corporations share their innovation needs and challenges with startups and individual entrepreneurs from both countries. The goal is to identify solutions to those challenges, forming startups around them, [...]

12 10, 2018

Tel Aviv University Fund TAU Ventures leads $ 1.5 million. investment in Israeli startup 

By |2018-10-12T10:00:30+00:00October 12th, 2018|Israel, Venture Fund|0 Comments

Tel Aviv University venture capital fund resulted in a $ 1.5 million investment round for two, Castor and Hoopo. The fund announced on Wednesday. TAU Ventures is the first and only academically-based venture capital fund in Israel. It is similar to university-funded or affiliated funds at leading institutions in the United States such as Stanford [...]

24 05, 2018

Ben-Gurion U. announces first Israel entrepreneurship fund of $1 million

By |2018-05-24T13:21:06+00:00May 24th, 2018|Israel|0 Comments

Ben-Gurion University of the Negev (BGU) President Prof. Rivka Carmi has announced a $1 million BGU Entrepreneurship Fund (BEF), the first of its type established by an Israeli university. The student-led fund will provide students and recent graduates with micro-grants to jump-start innovative technologies and concepts. The Fund was announced at the SilicoNegevBGU conference, the [...]

10 05, 2018

ISA and Tel Aviv University Ventures launch startup accelerator

By |2018-05-10T15:50:49+00:00May 10th, 2018|Israel|0 Comments

The Israel Security Authority (ISA) (Shin Bet) and venture capital fund TAU Ventures, founded by Tel Aviv University, have announced the launching of a startup accelerator in Israel. The first class will focus on early-stage entrepreneurs working in artificial intelligence (AI), primarily natural-language processing (NLP) technologies, robotics, and data science. The program, which will be [...]

17 04, 2018

Tel Aviv University launches VC fund to invest in early-stage startups

By |2018-04-17T13:32:39+00:00April 17th, 2018|Israel, Venture Fund|0 Comments

Tel Aviv University has announced plans to set up an early-stage startup venture fund, the first of its kind by an Israeli university. The TAU Ventures fund, which will be located in Tel Aviv, has already raised some $20 million in commitments from investors including the Singaporean investment fund, Chartered HighTech (CTH), and additional investors from [...]