Accelerate - June 2014

Up for grabs: Ticket to Te Aviv for one cool start-up Kiwi entrepreneur

There is space for one young Kiwi entrepreneur to go to Tel Aviv and rub shoulders with some of the world’s leading and coolest start-up companies, designers, scientists, investors, artists and cultural drivers.

Callaghan Innovation, the Wellington City Council, Grow Wellington, Creative HQ and ATEED are partnering with the Embassy of Israel to help a young, talented and promising Kiwi attend the ‘Start-up Tel Aviv’ seminar and DLD Tel Aviv Innovation Festival from 13-19 September 2014.

The winner will, along with ‘Start-up’ founder winners from across the world, be joined by local Israeli entrepreneurs and participate in lectures, workshops and meetings with leading Israeli investors and professionals.

Winners will also attend the DLD Tel Aviv Digital Conference from 16-17 September.

Entry to the conference is by invitation only and it is Israel’s largest international high-tech gathering. It features hundreds of start-ups, VCs, angel investors and leading multinationals, boasting top technological talent, the highest venture capital investments per capita and multinational industry leaders such as Google, Microsoft, Amazon, GM, Amdocs, Facebook and more.

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Update 1 July 2014

Video innovator Rollo Wenlock represented his company 'Wipster' in Israel after winning the trip to ‘Start-up Tel Aviv'.

Updated: 4 September 2015