Start Tel Aviv

Startup Canada is on the lookout for Canada’s top woman-led startup!

Startup Canada is committed to creating opportunities to showcase and connect Canada’s startup community with global opportunities and markets.

This year we are pleased to partner with the Embassy of Israel to send a woman-led Canadian startup that uses technology in a creative and innovative way to Israel for Start Tel Aviv, a global competition held by the Israeli Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Tel Aviv Global. The competition brings together top technology startups from 21 countries for an intense, five-day startup experience in Tel Aviv’s unrivaled startup ecosystem.

The Prize 

The prize is an intense, all-expense-paid, five-day startup experience in the heart of Tel Aviv September 25-29, 2016, during the exciting and innovative DLD Festival. The Canadian winner, along with winners from each of the 23 participating countries, will have the opportunity to meet the coolest and smartest companies, techies, investors, designers, artists, scientists, and cultural drivers from Israel and abroad. In Tel Aviv, the winners will be joined by local Israeli entrepreneurs to participate in lectures, workshops and meetings with leading Israeli investors and professionals.


Applications are due no later than June 7, 2016. Adjudication and interviews take place June 8 – 15 and the winner will be announced later in June.

Competition guidelines: 

Only one founder of a startup company may apply to the Start Tel Aviv competition. Applicants will be subject to the conditions below. The prize will be given to the founder that entered the competition.

Conditions for eligibility:

  1. The applicant must be a young woman entrepreneur whose startup uses technology in an innovative and creative way.

How many winners are there?

This year, Start Tel Aviv will be giving prizes to 21 different startups from 23 different countries. Each winning startup will send one founder to represent their startup and partake in the startup experience.

Stock Photo: Dmitry Pistrov

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