The Embassy of Israel in partnership with TIE Delhi-NCR organised the ‘Start Tel Aviv–India Finals’, to select the two Indian startups who will travel in September to Israel, together with 22 other startup companies from around the world. The festival will feature startups, VCs, angel investors, and multinationals.
Israel’s Ambassador to India Daniel Carmon said, “Startups constitute one of the pillars in further strengthening India-Israel relations. Start Tel Aviv 2016 is special because it focusses on women entrepreneurs.”
As earlier reported by Inc42, they will get a chance to pitch their ideas to a panel of experts. This panel includes Dev Khare, Managing Director, LightSpeed Ventures India; Rajesh Razdan, Founder & CEO, mCarbon; Ankita Vashishth from Saha Fund (Women-Focussed Fund); Gaurav Bhatnagar, Co-Founder, Travel Boutique Online; Kalpana Jain, Partner, Deloitte Tohmatsu; and Gita Dang, Talent Advisory Services from the local “Shark Tank”.
They will have the opportunity to meet companies, startups, designers, artists, scientists, investors from Israel and abroad. And will also join local Israeli entrepreneurs and participate in lectures, workshops, and meetings with leading Israeli and international investors and professionals.
The Winners Are
Advenio TecnoSys – It was founded by Mausumi Acharyya. Advenio TecnoSys aims to provide Artificial Intelligence, Deep Learning and Machine Learning-based computer assisted detection for diagnostic clinical imaging. Focussing in the field of computer-aided diagnosis, Advenio is developing a software to analyse hundreds of medical images to help doctors arrive at quick decisions about a medical problem.
Mausami Acharya on winning the competition said, “Start Tel Aviv will provide us a platform to explore technical partnerships and networking.”
XLPAT founded by Komal Talwar is a platform for automated and user-friendly patent tools – optimising search time. According to its website it has patent and technology coverage of over 120 countries which allows users exhaustive patent searches.
“It will be great to connect with other entrepreneurs in Israel known for its technological innovations,” said Komal.
Start Tel Aviv is a global event held by The Israeli Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Tel Aviv Municipality. It aims to bring together startups from different countries to take part in a five-day startup workshop in the heart of Tel Aviv.
For the first time ever, the 2016 edition of START TLV has focussed on women entrepreneurs from sectors such as ICT, web, mobile, IOT, and technology product targeted to the global market. The fourth edition of Start Tel Aviv will be held in Israel from September 25–29, 2016.