Thanks to a network of sponsors and partnering organisations, we are able to create collaboration between the Indian and Israeli ecosystems to develop and provide affordable healthcare solutions for India.
Prizes & in-kind sponsors
Knowledge, content and acceleration partners
Established in 1977, Prin. L N Welingkar Institute of Management Development & Research (WeSchool) is a private business school with two campuses, one in Mumbai - the financial capital of India and another in Bengaluru - the IT capital of India. WeSchool has introduced pioneering Postgraduate Management programs in the niche areas of Business Design, Innovation, E-business, Healthcare and more, and has initiated several partnerships with industry and international universities, including the MIT.
In 2015, WeSchool received the AICTE CII best industry linked management institute award.
For more details about WeSchool please visit www.welingkar.org
T-Hub has had tremendous success in the startup ecosystem by focusing on scouting, curating and scaling. T-Hub has developed incredible tight and protected (process patent pending) programs that allow for incredibly good innovation-backed startups from across the world to be discovered and scaled up for the Indian Market. In addition, T-Hub has created clusters of innovation engine around HealthTech, IoT, Sustainability, AgriTech, FinTech, Social Tech by partnering with corporates from across the world. The partnership with Israel forms an innovation bridge that allows for (a) Israeli startups to discover the burgeoning Indian market and (b) Form GTM alliances between Indian and Israeli companies.
10000 Startups is an ambitious attempt by India's Premier IT Industry body - NASSCOM to scale up the startup ecosystem in India by 10x. 10000 Startups aims to enable incubation, funding, and support for 10000 Technology startups in India over the next 10 years.
The program visions to:
* Foster Entrepreneurship
* Build entrepreneurial capabilities at scale
* Strengthen early Stage support for tech-startups
To meet these objectives the program brings together key stake holders of the ecosystem including Startup incubators/accelerators, angel investors, venture capitalists, start-up support groups, mentors and technology corporations.
TiE is a global, not-for-profit network of entrepreneurs and professionals
dedicated to the advancement of entrepreneurship. TiE Mumbai provides a
platform for mentoring, networking and education, to budding entrepreneurs and
professionals. We have monthly programs which include Technology Product
Showcases, Business Builder Breakfasts, Business Guidance Camps, Panel Talks,
and Workshops. Our Annual Events include TiE SmashUp in August, a day long
unconference for startups, and our Premier Global Conference TiEcon Mumbai,
which takes place in December.
MATIMOP is the Israeli government agency that generates and implements international cooperative industrial R&D programs between Israeli and foreign enterprises. MATIMOP has independent bi-national funds and provides dedicated grants promoting and expanding India-Israel bilateral collaborations.
CREATORS IDEAtion Lab creates a bridge between multinational corporations and Israel's startup nation to build groundbreaking technologies with a worldwide impact. Since its creation as an NGO in 2015, CREATORS has successfully connected 22 entrepreneurs with 6 strategic partners resulting in the creation of 6 scalable start-ups and one seed investment offer. CREATORS is part of Terra Venture Partners, a leading Israeli multi-stage fund investing in and incubating novel technology companies.
Start-Up Nation Central (SNC) is an independent, non-profit organisation that connects companies and countries to the people and technologies in Israel that can solve their most pressing challenges. To date, SNC has hosted over 200 global business and government leaders.
SNC is the authoritative source on, and the GPS to the Israeli innovation community. It has created the largest and most up-to-date database that provides data and connectivity to more than 4,500 Israeli companies across dozens industries - the Start-Up Nation Finder.
Tel Aviv University (TAU) - Israel's largest and most comprehensive institution of higher learning - is home to over 30,000 students studying in nine faculties and over 125 schools and departments across the spectrum of sciences, humanities and the arts.
Consistently ranked in the top 20 in the world in terms of scientific citations and among the top 100 universities internationally, Tel Aviv University is also Israel's first choice for students, and its graduates are the most sought after by Israeli companies.
The Pears Foundation is an independent, British family foundation, rooted in Jewish values, that takes £15 - 20 million of private money every year and invests it in good causes. The Pears Foundation promotes understanding of key issues through research and education programmes; drives engagement in social progress across the UK and globally, particularly in young people, and supports organisations focused on wellbeing for everyone, especially those with a tough challenge to face.
Pears Foundation’s is the founding partner of the Pears Program for Global Innovation.
The Pears Program for Global Innovation works to increase Israel’s contribution to international development through technology-based, financially sustainable solutions to problems facing people affected by poverty.
The Pears Program’s main areas of activity are:
Policy: Convening government, business and international organisations and works with a range of Israeli agencies, including government departments and the Prime Minister’s Office, to develop policies and programmes.
Community: Hosting the Israeldev community, a professional network dedicated to harnessing Israeli innovation to address barriers to international development.
Programming: Offering a full schedule of events and seminars to inform, inspire and build the capacity of the sector.
The Pears Program’s flagship initiative is the Pears Challenge. Over the course of a year, a small group of outstanding Israeli entrepreneurs and innovators are guided through the process of generating new technologies and structuring business plans relevant to developing countries. They receive ongoing support for their innovations including help with piloting and connecting with seed financing, through to successful commercialisation and scale up.