Announcing Top 25 Startups for G-Startup Worldwide at GMIC Tel Aviv

In Press Releases, Startup Competition by Ryan Baird

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G-Startup Worldwide at GMIC Tel Aviv is delighted to reveal the top 25 startups in our 2016 competition.  We received over 250 quality applications from 35 countries!  Major tech hubs like Silicon Valley, Beijing and Tel Aviv were well represented but we even received applications from Botswana, Azerbaijan, and Chile.  In no particular order here are the top 25 startups:


feelter– Boost ecommerce sales by enhancing sites with curated social content
Wisher– The world’s social gifting platform that enables easy giving
GamePlan Learning– Transforming the way businesses select, hire and train entry-level employee
TapReason– Takes a full responsibility (end-to-end), on continuously optimizing organic growth
BotFactory – Building desktop electronic circuit factories to digitalize prototyping
Fringefy– Fringefy develops image recognition technology specifically for buildings and stores
ZCast– Live group podcasting platform
Trench– Enabling women to continuously get new clothes and accessories without opening their wallets
Treedom– Plant a tree, share it or gift it, and follow its growth on the web
Trophit– Help great games get discovered
Multisense– Multi-factor biometric authentication app that secures users
ONDiGO– Sales automation powered by deep-data
VR Production Toolkit– We create a highly needed toolchain for professional VR productions
Homage Technology– Video startup creating immersive experiences
NiNiSpeech– Helps people who stutter using mobile technology
Shoptimally– Machine learning used for personalization in e-commerce
com sense– Cloud base alert system for improving the elderly quality of life at home
IsItYou–  Face biometric system allows users to be recognized and authorized
Paykey– PayKey Enables Payments within Any Social Platform
GetJob– Targeted job network-marketplace, connecting SMBs directly with workers
Salient Eye– Any Smartphon is 3 clicks away from becoming a home security alarm system
credithood– Market place for SMB to raise finance from their loyal customers base
Da Grid– Enabling the provision of various “on-demand” courier and delivery services
Myndlift– Improve concentration abilities using mobile and wearable technology
FieldIn Tech– FieldIn optimizes integrated pest management in orchards and vineyards

Next our evaluators will narrow down this cohort to select the top 10 startups who will have the opportunity to pitch our judges.
Lastly, we would like to thank our partners for their hard work filtering ~250 applications and helping us choose the top 25.  We truly appreciate their time and insight:
Roy Oron, SOSA Global CEO at SOSA
Gil Ben-Artzy, Co-Founder of UpWest Labs
Aya Peterburg, Analyst at Sequoia Capital
Barrett Parkman, VP Global Innovator Fund at GWC
Eric Yang, Director at GWC
Ryan Baird, Fund Associate, Global Innovator Fund at GWC
Omri Boral, Partner at Tech for Good
Yael Rivkind, Deal Flow & Alumni Manager at Microsoft Ventures
Roni Kareth, Head of GMIC Tel-Aviv, GWC
Check back next week to see how the top 10 will be!

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