Starting-Up Together 2019

“The future does not merely need to be imagined, but to be created.”

Shimon Peres

Entrepreneurs, your journey starts here!

Why Should I Register?

Starting-Up Together is an incubator for aspiring entrepreneurs who are passionate about taking action and are motivated to gain a rich set of tools to help them turn their dreams into reality. This multi-cultural and inter-sectional program is the first of its kind and provides an entry point into the Israeli start-up ecosystem.

This cycle will focus on smart cities (but no prior knowledge is required!)

Projects Activities

Capacity building workshops

Training and guidance in business development

Meetings with leading Israeli mentors

Developing product concepts

Getting to know and creating connections between the Jewish and Arab sectors

Gaining exposure to the Israeli and international entrepreneurial world and to the latest developments in smart cities

Frequently Asked Questions

  • Must be at the ages of 21 or older.
  • Must not have previously participated in an accelerator program
  • Individuals who are highly motivated to integrate into the Israeli and international entrepreneurial world, who can face challenges head on, have strong teamwork skills, and possess the desire to learn and develop their own business and entrepreneurial skills.
  • Individuals who are ready and willing to work in a multi-cultural setting, together with participants from across the country, including Jews and Arabs, women and men.

Participants must have a basic understanding of both Hebrew and English, as the meetings will be held in Hebrew and English.

** The opening seminar will be held in Hebrew and Arabic, with simultaneous translation, while the rest of the content will be delivered in Hebrew or English.

Team Building:

** 28.02 Opening event 09:00-13:00 at the Peres Center, Tel Aviv

** 6-8.03 Opening seminar (including sleep over) at the Shefayim Hotel, Kibbutz Shefayim

** 18.03 Hackathon 09:00-18:00 at the Sapir College

** 27.03 Day tour 09:00-17:00 TBD

Pre-Accelerator:

** 3-4.04 Bootcamp- 2 full days in Jerusalem including sleep over

** 30.04 Innovation workshop 16:00-20:00 Tel-Aviv

** 15.05 Innovation workshop 16:00-20:00 Tel-Aviv

** 29.05 Innovation workshop 16:00-20:00 Tel-Aviv

**12.06 Innovation Workshop in the Innovation Quarter, Haifa 16:00-20:00

** Availability for group meetings for one hour once a week for 10 weeks – in person or on-line

** 26-27.06 Bootcamp – 2 full days in Jerusalem including sleep over

** 27.06 Final event!

In addition to committing to arrive *on time* to all events, participants will sign a program commitment form

Following the final selection round and prior to the start of the accelerator component, a nominal fee of 500 NIS will be collected from each participant.

Activities will take place in Jerusalem and in Tel Aviv. The timetable can be found under question 3.

No. Participants will not be able to work on their own projects during this program.

Participants will be divided into working groups, and each group will establish its own project focusing on smart cities. This new project will then serve as a basis for the group’s joint work and development as a startup.

The goal of this program is to gain the best skills and tools to develop a business model, conduct market research, understand financial and legal aspects, gain investments, and more.

You must each register separately, and there is no guarantee that you will be placed in the same working group.

Yes! As long as you are motivated to learn more and to gain the most up to date tools and skills related to the entrepreneurial sector, then we would love for you to join us!

Three participants who demonstrate their commitment and excel in the program will each receive personal one-on-one mentoring worth 5,000 NIS!

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