Launching a Global Startup Foundation – Premier Startup Launchpad in the region involving Israel’s Silicon Wadi and Silicon Valley Tbilisi
For the first time in Georgia, an international startup event for startupers to pitch to top global investors from Silicon Wadi will take place at Silicon Valley Tbilisi on May 29th, 2019. The startupers will be welcome to join a global event across all industries as diverse as web/cybersecurity, online media, e-commerce, fintech, mobile apps, P2P platforms, online gaming and gambling, AI, AR, VR, IoT or other industries, involving an outstanding solution. A joint, Global Startup Foundation will be launched to support the entrepreneurial ecosystem in the region.
Out of all the applications, only shortlisted candidates will meet the investors. The pitch will be held to a distinguished panel of leaders and angel investors from Israeli Silicon Wadi willing to support the Global Startup Foundation. The startups at any stage, that impress can come home with equity funding from investors, most importantly, we hope these incredible startups blaze a path forward for other founders and continue to improve the lives of others with their innovative solutions.
Global Startup Foundation is supported by Georgia’s Innovations and Technology Agency, which will also discuss an opportunity of funding selected startups in terms of its new Dollar to Dollar Basis initiative.
Global Startup Foundation is supported by Israeli Techub in Georgia. The selected startups will be assisted by front end developers, senior developer and an acting CTO for 5 months. They will also have a discounted web design, strategic consulting, marketing consulting, financial and management consulting, legal guidance, that will sum up to 30,000$ value.
10:30 – 11:00 Gathering, Silicon Valley Tbilisi Space;
11:00 – 12:00 Opening Session/Launching Global Startup Foundation: Ambassador of Israel to Georgia – Shabtai Tsur; Founder of Israeli Techub, Benish Group – Meni Benish; Member of the Parliament of Georgia, Irakli Mezurnishvili, Georgia’s Innovations and Technology Agency - Avtandil Kasradze, Rector of BTU – Andro Rurua;
12:00 – 13:00 Introduction of Investors from Silicon Wadi, Silicon Valley Tbilisi Space;
13:00 - 14:00 Lunch;
14:00 – 14:30 Presentation of selected Startups – Introduction, Elevator Pitches (90sec.), Silicon Valley Tbilisi Space;
14:30 - 18:00 Face to Face meeting with Investors, Investor Pitch, Q&A), Meeting Rooms;
18:00 - 18:30 Closing session / Announcement of final results, speech by Israeli Techub, Silicon Valley Tbilisi Space;
18:30 – 19:30 Networking time, Silicon Valley Tbilisi Space;
19:30 - 20:00 Israeli Techub Graduation Ceremony, Silicon Valley Tbilisi Space.