The results are in!
From the 272 applications worldwide, we have selected our Top 10 high potential startups at G-Startup Tel Aviv 2018 partnered with People & Computer at Future of AI. Our amazing Evaluation Committee has some tough decisions to make when it comes to choosing the Top 10. All of them rank each startup based on its Traction, Product Innovation, Team, and Industry. All Top 10 have successfully raised some venture funding (some have raised $2M) and ready to raise the next round.
We’re thrilled to announce our Top 10 of G-Startup Tel Aviv 2018:
CEDEX – the first certified blockchain based diamond exchange
COTI – Online payments transaction network supported by a native digital currency
Faception – Facial personality profiling by using computer vision
Magentiq – Automatic polyp detection in colonoscopy
Myndlift – Improve brain health using wearable tech
NoTraffic – Smart infrastructure, solution for reducing congestion & accidents
Orbs – Blockchain Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS) for large scale consumer applications
Proofwork – Decentralized healthcare data
Shoodoo Analytics – Analytics as a Service platform
Skyline Robotics– Robotic window cleaner for skyscrapers
G-Startup Top 10 Tel Aviv startups will pitch leading VCs and partners from Viola Ventures, Jerusalem Venture Partners, 500 Startups, Google, Samsung Next, Vertex Ventures, Pearl Cohen Law Firm, Strategy3i on stage at David InterContiental on March 20th, 2018. The winner of G-Startup Tel Aviv 2018 will receive $20, 000 cloud credits from Google Cloud Platform and a trip to Silicon Valley to compete for the Global Winner for an$250,000 investment from GWC Innovator Fund.
We’re super excited to witness how the Top 10 will compete. Israel’s track record at G-Startup worldwide is impressive, with both Startup winners from 2016 (Feelter) and 2017 (DondeSearch) taking 1st place at the Global competition in Silicon Valley and receiving $250,000 USD investment from GWC Innovator Fund.
“After the competition, we saw a lot of traction and [opportunities] in China market…We made a decision to move our operation to China…after less than nine months, we managed to get Alibaba as our client and two months later an investor, strategic investor.” said Nevo Alva, CEO of Visualead. Visualead, a Tel Aviv startup won our 2013 G-Startup at GMIC Beijing, went on to raise from Alibaba with an investment of between 5-10 million USD after the competition, following a successful 1.6 million USD A series led by Kaedan Capital and Entrée Capital. Alibaba later acquired Visualead at the end of 2017.
G-Startup Worldwide has developed its growing community in Israel. Uriel Peled, Co-founder and CPO of Visualead started his new venture, Orbs. And Orbs is selected as G-Startup Tel Aviv 2018. We look forward to building more sustainable global startup ecosystem that our institutional investor network and alumni can support new founders. Also, startups can find us as a resourceful platform to connect them with international business development opportunities.
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