The Visualead has raised $5M from Alibaba (total raise of $7.35M) after winning G-Startup at GMIC Beijing in 2013.
G-Startup Worldwide at GMIC Tel Aviv is ecstatic to announce Top 50 High Potential startups. The Top 50 will be narrowed to the Top 30 and then to the final Top 15 by our amazing Evaluation Committees of 20+ active investors. The 15 selected finalists will pitch prominent VC judges from JVP Funds, Carmel Ventures (Viola Group), Magma VC, Lightspeed Venture Partners, Aleph VC, Qualcomm Ventures, GWC Innovator Fund, Markers LLC, Lool VC, and 500 Startups. We received ～300 applications from 47 countries!
Most of our applications are focused on sectors of Artificial Intelligence, AR/VR, Cybersecurity and Robotics. The cohort has raised funds from notable firms like Canaan Partners, Plus Ventures, etc. and individuals like Noam Bardin (Waze CEO and Google VP). A large number of our top 50 have graduated from Citi Accelerator, Microsoft Accelerator, Brainnovations, MassChallenge, IBM Alpha Zone, UpWest Labs, StartX, TechStars, and more.
The Top 50 are:
Algopix Team– Product market analysis for eCommerce
Ario – Lamp to keep your body clock in sync
Aros – AR operation system for the outdoors
BasementVR – Social network for VR enthusiasts
BASH!Today – P2P event space marketplace
Brightap Water quality and consumption monitoring
CleanRobotics – TrashBot Robot that auto-sorts waste
ClusterTV LTD – Performance advertising & attribution for TV
CNature App – AR for nature explore
Convey Software – Search engine for people’s opinions
Croosing – Re-inventing the hyperlink
DermaCompare – Skin cancer detection through cloud & mobile
Discoperi – Big data + IoT traffic accidents prevention
DOGIZ – Marketplace for pet care providers
Donde – AI-powered visual search for eCommerce
EdgyBees – AR game and platform for drones
Energy Re-Connect – Power back-up and connectivity stability for network edge devices
Evolita – AI assistant for business decisions
EyeFree Assisting Communication Ltd. – Screen free communication device
Findy by Foxsmart Locator system for wearables
Go-ARC – Predicts and prevents safety hazards
Gooster App – AI-powered travel buddy
InCyber – Predicting insider threats
Infime – AI Virtual shopping assistant 3D Try-On for Lingerie
LEAF Grow – Plug-n-plant system to grow plants & food
ListenApp – Protecting the privacy of your call
Loginno – Shipping container IoT
MJS – Job marketplace connecting top talents
Mmuze – AI conversational commerce for business
Montfort – Using accessible devices for neurological tests
MYDI – Crowd source drug usage
NeuroApplied – Big data for brand analytics
Onvego – AI conversational app for enterprise
Qanta – AI-powered system for mortgage origination
Remidi – Hand gesture control musical instrument
Rewire – Borderless banking solutions for internationals
Salesoptimze.com – B2B eCommerce market intelligence platform
Sidekix – Smart walking navigation app
Sign’Buy – Handwritten signature recognition technology
SolarChange – Promoting solar energy with blockchain
Speculo – Indoor/outdoor 3D sensors for VR/AR
Splitty Travel – Online hotel booking platform
Thingting – Fastest way to access your digital things while messaging
Timenote – Smart app to organize your daily life
Trailze – Outdoors navigation & mapping
Tridom – Robotic automation for construction sites
Ve-Top Oy – Distribution platform for educators via VR
Verifyoo – Mobile biometric technology
Versatile Natures – IoT construction management
We Share – Marketplace to share unused goods & skills
WeTrip – Personalized trip planner
Top 15 will receive a complimentary booth at GMIC Tel Aviv and be accepted to Google Developer Launchpad. The winner of G-Startup Worldwide at GMIC Tel Aviv will receive a $50,000 investment and a free trip to Silicon Valley to pitch some of the best VC’s in the world for an additional $250,000 global investment.
We will announce Top 15 on our Facebook page before Friday, March 10th. Look out for our announcements and share our Facebook post!
Special thanks to our Global Partners FbStart, Sequoia Capital, Cheetah Mobile, and Google Launchpad. With their support, we are able to help build startup ecosystems around the globe and enable startups to change the world!
If you would like your startup to participate in future G-Startup Worldwide competitions please apply here. All applicants will get a “Gold Pass” to the conference.
G-Startup Worldwide is a global startup competition held around the world to find high potential, early stage startups, invest in them, support them with a global network and enable them to change the world. The G-Startup Worldwide program invests over $1,000,000 in startups annually. G-Startup Worldwide is hosted at each Global Mobile Internet Conference (GMIC) in 2017 including Beijing, Bangalore, Tel Aviv, Mexico City, Tokyo, Jakarta, Sao Paulo, Seoul, Hong Kong and Silicon Valley. The local winners of G-Startup Worldwide at selected competitions receive investment. The winner also receives a free trip to Silicon Valley to compete to become the G-Startup Worldwide Global Winner and receive an additional $250,000 investment! All regional winners have the opportunity to go through a boot camp with Google Launchpad Accelerator. Any eligible startup from around the world may apply.
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