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Becoming a Startup Nation with Guy Spigelman
Thu. 27 October 2016, 7:30 am – 10:00 am AEDT
Israel has the highest amount of start-ups per capita in the world, and the highest amount of VC investment per capita in the world. If Australia had a similar ratio - there would be 12,000 start-ups in Australia and $5 billion of VC investment per year. In this talk, Guy Spigelman a Sydney born Israeli - will share some insights on how Israel does it, and present a model for developing entrepreneurial ecosystems.
A light breakfast will be served, four leading Israeli assistive tech startups will pitch and you will be given the opportunity to chat with Guy and the startups.
PresenTense is a leading innovation organization in Israel that promotes inclusive and impactful entrepreneurship. Each year PresenTense helps over 100 entrepreneurs across Israel launch social and tech ventures via its network of accelerators. In this role Guy founded A3i – the first accelerator in the world focused on innovative solutions for people with disabilities and NaserahTech – the first accelerator for Arab entrepreneurs in Israel. Each year PresenTense helps over 100 entrepreneurs across Israel launch social and tech ventures via its network of accelerators.