Tel Aviv

A global competition, Start Tel Aviv, held by the Israeli ministry of foreign affairs and the Tel Aviv Global is calling for entries from early stage technology startups for a 5-day “startup experience”.

Disrupt Africa reports that the competition will hold from September 6 through 11, 2015 in Tel Aviv Israel.

The startup experience featuring a startup competition is open to senior executives (founders and senior management) of early stage technology startup businesses in web, mobile or cyber sectors.

According to the organisers, the startups will pitch their ideas at DLD Tel Aviv innovation festival in September.

“The winning startup experience takes place during the DLD Innovation Festival week, and participants have the opportunity to meet the coolest and smartest companies, techies, investors, designers, artists, scientists, and cultural drivers from Israel and abroad,” an excerpt from the event website reads.

The competition is open to startups from 23 different countries around the world including South Africa, (find a complete list here).

Only one founding member of a startup company may submit an application to the organisers.

Applicant founders are expected to send a 30 second video clip stating why their startup should be selected for the programme, must be aged 25-40 and must specialize in web, mobile or cyber sectors and be at the seed stage, according to the organisers. Videos should be sent to

Closing date for registration is June 12, 2015; apply here.

Image: Start Tel Aviv

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