Startup Weekend

    Wednesday, July 27 - 29, 2016

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  2. Schedule
  3. Judges
  4. Coaches and Mentors
  5. Sponsors
  6. Organizing Team
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Startup Weekend

Wednesday, July 27 - 29, 2016

Wednesday, July 27 - 29, 2016
Event starts at 5:00 pm

Fin Tech TLV
Prof. Yehezkel Kaufmann St 2
Tel Aviv-Yafo, Israel 6789141

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Startup Weekend TEL AVIV 2016

Join us for the first Tel Aviv city Startup Weekend powered by Google on July 2016 !  We’re gathering 100+ entrepreneurs, designers, developers, students, innovators, partners & mentors to have a go at building an innovative startup in 48 hours! Will you join us? 

This event will be open to all ideas and projects on the Techs !  

Startup Weekend is your chance to learn how to take any idea from concept to creation within a matter of days!  Whether you are looking to 
get introduced to the world of startups and entrepreneurship,
  •  learn how the process for going from concept to creation,
  •  meet experienced, talented, and passionate entrepreneurs in Tel Aviv,
  •  join or build an all-star team, or take your own idea from concept to creation
Startup Weekend is your destination for this weekend of July !  

It doesn't matter what you do or where you come from, Startup Weekend is designed as an inclusive event and program that brings all sorts of people together including...
  • aspiring & experienced entrepreneurs,
  • developers and other tech-related professionals,
  • designers of all types,
  • non-technical talent (i.e. business, sales, finance, legal, etc.)
  • students from universities and even high schools,
  • professionals looking to switch careers,
  • passionate visionaries

For the 200
 ticket you get :

  • Unlimited coffee and humus !
  • Access to the full weekend-long event
  • Mentorship by the best entrepreneurs from the Techstars network and beyond!
  • Access to the networking cocktail
  • Work with awesome professionals
  • High-end catering for 54h intense hours
  • Membership in the Startup Weekend Community (>200K alumni) #SWMafia
  • The fluffy cloud you are going to live on for your new life
  • 100 new awesome Facebook friends and thousands of tweets
  • Lots of love by the awesome #SWTLV Team ♥
Let's create magic and change the world together in the heart of Fintech Tel Aviv's offices !  Join us for a transformational and magical weekend!  

We love you guys ♥

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Wednesday July 27th

5:00 pm
Gathering & Registration
Arrive at the venue and get checked in

5:30 pm
Welcome & Speakers
Review agenda for the weekend and introduce speakers, coaches, and community leaders

6:00 pm
Pitches Start
Optionally line up to give your pitch

7:00 pm
Attendees vote for the top pitches

7:30 pm
Form Teams
Teams start forming and discussing ideas

8:00 pm
Begin Work
Start to formalize teams and take an inventory of skills. Be honest, and direct about what resources and skills are needed for the weekend. You may stay and work as late as the venue will allow

Thursday July 28th

8:30 am
Arrive, simple breakfast & coffee

9:00 am
Begin Work
Teams formed and setting up workspace for the weekend

9:30 am
Mentors arrival
Mentors will help each team to work in the right direction

12:00 pm

1:00 pm
After-lunch check-in, status reports, call for help

2:00 pm
Coach Meetings
Coaches help teams one-on-one. They are here to help!

7:30 pm

10:00 pm
Finished for the day. You may stay and work as late as the venue will allow

Friday July 29th

8:30 am
Arrive, simple breakfast & coffee

10:00 am
Coaches arrive. Final opportunity to get prepared for the pitches!

11:30 am

12:30 pm
Presentation Prep & Tech Check
Final hours of worktime should be focused on perfecting your presentation, tech-check for final presentations also takes place

2:00 pm
Final Presentations

3:30 pm
Judging & Awards

4:00 pm
Closing cocktail

5:00 pm
Go Home!

Event Judges

Amos Talmor

Yael Rozencwajg

CEO of Bl0ckch21n startup building and operating blockchain solutions for Enterprises and Internet of Things, and founder CEO of the Blockchain Israel Organisation, also mentor at Google.

Eliya Elon

Shahar Matorin

Ilan Dray

Ohad Golub

Neta-Li Meiri

mathieu zerbib

Coaches and Mentors

Moshe Sarfaty

Sarah Tulin

Patricia Lahy-Engel

Yael Rozencwajg

CEO of Bl0ckch21n startup building and operating blockchain solutions for Enterprises and Internet of Things, and founder CEO of the Blockchain Israel Organisation, also mentor at Google.

Mor Eini

Simona Valsky

Tal Or

Thomas Benhamou

Event Sponsors, and Partners

The Startup Weekend team is grateful for the support of local community partners without whom this event would not be possible.
Learn how to become a sponsor here.



Organizing Team

Techstars Startup Weekend Tel Aviv is 100% led by volunteer community leaders.
Learn how to get involved here

  • David
  • Elisabeth


Damien Gromier
CEO of Startup Inside 🔸President of France is AI

CEO of Startup Inside 🔸 TEDx speaker 🔸 President of France is AI 🔸Global Facilitator for Startup Weekend Techstars 

Dedicating my life to help entrepreneurs to make their dreams come true.
I am not a magician, but I will always try to create magic for entrepreneurs.

Lorenzo Croati
Global Facilitator & organizer

- Global Facilitator and Organizer @ Startup Weekend By Google For entrepreneurs For Techstars
- Founder of
- Cofounder of ADN Startup - Community & Accelerator
Feel Free to contact me if you want to organize and join the Startup Weekend Team <3

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