Founded by Gur Braslavi (Zell 2 - 2003) and Ariel Halevi, Debate helps its clients improve interpersonal communication skills, persuasiveness and the ability to broadcast messages. Its clients include government ministries, public sector agencies, the IDF, businesses, banks and political organizations. The company is also active in pro-Israel advocacy.
The idea for stickers for sneakers was developed in the program by Moran Nir, Omer Faragi, Gilad Ronen and Yonatan Raz- Fridman (Zell 8 - 2009). FunkKit Stickers-for-Sneakers, led today by Moran Nir and Omer Faragi combines technology, community and art to footwear with a range of exciting and trendy stick-on designs to customize shoes. FunkKit plans to keep expanding globally.
The Robin Hood of FeesTM, is disrupting the financial world by providing unprecedented transparency and clarity. The company was founded by David Weisz and Yoav Zurel (Zell 11 – 2012). They not only present a clear view of thefinancials life, but they also use the power of crowdsourcing to put the customer back in the driver’s seat.
Elevator is an investment vehicle that focuses on significantly reducing the risk of investing in early seed-stage companies.
Was founded in 2012 (Zell 12 - 2013). Fandome are digitalizing football (soccer) match-day programmes for better fans' experience and teams' distribution. Fandome intend to give the users (the fans) values of personalized memorabilia and to increase the sales and fans' satisfaction of our collaborators (the teams).
Bites is a micro-voting participation platform that allows users to interact with and influence TV shows, events, brands, news and celebrities.
Founded in 2011 by Natan Linder (Zell 2 - 2003), Maxim Lobovsky and David Cranor. Formlabs designs and manufactures powerful and intuitive 3D printing tools for the professional designer, engineer, and maker. The company is disrupting 3D printing with its highresolution, lowcost Form 1 3D printer.
Founded by Aaron Dubin (Zell 11 – 2012) a few month after graduting the Zell year. Ebrain is an online English consulting service for international startup companies. "We "Americanize" your English for the mass markets."
Developed in the Zell Program by Eran Ben Shushan, Alon Alroy, Boaz Katz and Nir Blumberger (Zell 9 – 2010), Bizzabo helps professionals discover new business opportunities at conferences and events, while enabling event organizers to promote their event and engage directly with their attendees.
The company is led today by Eran Ben Shushan, Alon Alroy and Boaz Katz
Founded in 2013 by Boaz Bachar (Zell 10-11), Iftach Birger and Jonathan Levison. FieldIn is a precise agriculture solution that provides the farmer with a set of tools enabling him to perform intelligent decisions to achieve better results, both agronomic and management wise. FieldIn has got a seed investment and released its first product in August 2013
Founded by Liat Mordechay Hertanu (Zell 1 2002) and her husband Gilad Hertanu, is a startup set to revolutionize the way people manage their day to day life
24me helps you manage and organize your daily life. It allows you to capture what needs to be done and helps you to complete what really matters.
Kano creates computer and coding kits for all ages, all over the world. Our mission is to give young
people – and the young at heart – a simple, fun way to make and play with technology, and take control
of the world around them. It’s a toolkit to get ready for the future, powered by Raspberry Pi, simple as Lego. It’s $129 / £79 / €99
OnO Apps, founded by Nimrod Levin (Zell 4 -2005), Orr Kowarsky and Oded Oron (IDC grads), is one of the promising leaders in the Israeli mobile application scene and with 30 customers abroad (out of a total of 85) is expanding globally.
Is a startup founded in late 2011 by Eitan Sessler (Zell 5 - 2006), Etai Evry and Gilad Heinisch, which aims to establish advanced fish breeding centers for the production of fingerlings. The company has developed a unique recirculating aquaculture system that has a small energy & water footprint.
NextVision was founded by Chen Golan (Zell 1 - 2002) in 2010. The company developed a revolutionary technology (patent-pending) for stabilized camera payload systems and recently secured US$ 1 million in its first round of financing.
Keepy is an Evernote for families. Founded in 2013 by Offir Gutelzon (Zell 2-2003), initially, the service stores their young kid's offline creativity as a vehicle to engage family members who share, comment and forward short videos of their kids' creativity. Think of it as a vehicle to create a family emotional timeline. it is a service that is designed to be multi-generational, leveraging the idea that for first time in history 3 generations are using same technology (Smart phone and tablets devices).
Founded by Arnon Harish (Zell 8 – 2009) along with Tamir Carmi and Nethanel Shadmi, Volonet platform developed and marked leading consumer facing software products such as Facemoods, an animated Facebook chat tool, Dealply, an online shopping deal finder and ClickMein, a file-sharing site.
The company merged into Iron Source in 2011 to become the leader in online software distribution. IronSource’s mission is to make the distribution of software as beneficial and easy as possible cross platform
Founded in 2012 (Zell 12 - 2013). Naked personalize cosmetics products by giving the consumer the power to choose different scent for the same product.
Gogobot is the world's most popular source of trusted travel advice from people like you. Launched in November 2010 and named one of TIME magazine's 50 Best Websites of 2011, Gogobot was the first travel company to refocus online travel planning on friends, not strangers. The company was founded by former chief architect for Yahoo! BOSS Ori Zaltzman (Zell 1 - 2002), and ex MySpace exec Travis Katz.
Maverick Ventures was founded and is run by Yaron Carni.
Prior, Yaron founded the Tel Aviv Angel Group and was personally involved in the business development of all the portfolio companies. One of his notable successes was facilitating Google's first acquisition in Israel - LabPixies. Yaron is a graduate of Zell 2 and holds a Master’s Degree in Law with a concentration in IP. Yaron serves as an reserves officer in the I.D.F.
Hagar Rips developed the Hair Perfume during the Zell Program with teammates Navot Cohen and Omri Krigel (Zell8 -2009). The final product, marketed under the name Lilu, by Hagar Rips and Omri Krigel as well
Created by Amit Golan (Zell 11 – 2012) and his teammates Erez Eliad and Maoz Melamed. Spoteam is a social video platform that aggregates from all the video engines and allow the users to watch the top rated content (using a unique ranking method) according to their preferences. Spoteam provides the best results in each category to its users, directly to their devices
The company was founded by Uri Marchand and Gil Or (Zell 8 - 2009). Overwolf develops a software client that adds a rich layer of functionality to games, without touching the game code. For game publishers, Overwolf is a tool to integrate social media within their games, boost virality and reduce user acquisition costs. www.overwolf.com
Segoma was developed as a Zell venture by Litan Yahav, Tomer Salvi, Gil Goldstein and Adam Friedler (Zell 10 -2011). The company has developed technology that will offer diamond dealers and polished diamond retailers the ability to be able to minimize cost, risk and opportunity loss involved in shipping inventory around the world, using high resolution interactive images of polished diamonds. Segoma, now led by Litan Yahav and Tomer Salvi recently raised initial seed financing and are based in Herzliya Pituach.
Founded by Ben Engel and Yair Horowitz (Zell 9 – 2010). Planet of the Apps conceptualize, design, develop and market casual and social games for mobile platforms
Was founded in 2012 (Zell 12 0 2013). RepStamp aims to build a single reputation system for e-commerce marketplaces. RepStamp vision is to create a new "online reputation standard" which will increase the trust in all e-commerce marketplaces and would be valuable for both the marketplaces and their users.
Founded in 2011 (Zell 11 – 2012), is the marketplace for buying and selling hotel reservations. Every day in the US hundreds of thousands of hotel reservations are cancelled and paid for costing guests billions of dollars a year in cancellation fees. Roomer connects sellers, people that need to cancel their reservation but don't want to lose their money, with buyers, people looking to book last minute deals for a bargain price
After top-level corporate experience and an MBA from University of Chicago Booth School of Business, Assaf Wand (Zell 1 - 2002) founded Sabi. The company develops and designs unique products for the aging population with a distinct lifestyle brand. The first line of went to market in 2012. The company just closed its A round of financing.
Founded in 2013 by Oded Poncz (Zell 2 – 2003) and Ran Ben Yair, Ehud (Udi) Graf and Gilad Amitai, ubimo enables advertisers to leverage location based data together with the latest programmatic buying technologies, to efficiently reach their specific audience.
Created in the program by Eitan Reisel and Maya Cohen (Zell 9 -2010) and launched in September 2011, TheBoatingApp website is a planning tool for boaters. Covering over 10,000 locations - anchorages, marinas, taverns and islands globally.
It was selected along with Wibbitz as a start-up to watch by SeedCamp Israel 2011.
The blog was founded in 2005 by Eze Vidra (Zell 3- 2004) to showcase early stage start-ups and venture capital news with a spostlight on Israel. VC Cafe has featured hundreds of Israeli startups and entrepreneurs, including Zell alumni, and is considered by many to be the leading site on the Israeli start up industry. http://www.vccafe.com
Take&Make makes the DIY crafting experience simple and fun by giving an all-included course of online instructional videos together with a kit of all the course materials needed.
Founded by Guy Hollender (Zell 4 – 2005), Kankado started off as a quality-driven mobile project outsourcing company for large Israeli brands, and has since then decided to shift its focus to an innovative initiative called TROPHiT – a Rewarding Platform taking the Brand-User Engagement into the next level by empowering Mobile Games mechanism to reciprocate users with real valuable Rewards for their in-game activities.
Created in the program by Zohar Dayan and Yotam Cohen (Zell 9 – 2010), Wibbitz provides a text to video technology that can automatically turn any text-based article, post or feed on the web into a video. The company launched right after the program and just completed its second round of financing led by Li Ka-Shing's Horizons Ventures. This brings the company's total funding to almost $3M. Previous investors in the company include Avichay Nissenbaum and Yaniv Golan’s lool ventures, Initial Capital and Kima Ventures.
YEVVO is the first storytelling platform leveraging live, mobile video. YEVVO is a mobile-to-mobile, live video platform that enables anyone to stream their unique story and experiences with others, live and unedited.
WebLe@ds established the first outsourced live chat center in ISRAEL and focuses on leveraging the conversion rate of websites by using live engagement tools.
The idea for an after sales web site was developed by Eran Abramson, Ilan Neisse, Tal Siach and Meir Warcel (Zell 6 - 2007) during the program. Eventually a blog was created by Eran Abramson and Tal Siach and is as one of the leading online places for news on tech products and geek culture
A leading online real estate broker in the US, offering real estate agents state of the art online marketing and operational tools at a low commision split.
by utilizing machine learning and very big data of visual medical imaging and related textual diagnostics , we aim to tech computers to diagnose medical imaging scans. There are one billion (1 B !) people who are joining middle class worldwide and the world population is expected to suffer from a huge shortage in physicians - so technology need to play a key role in minimizing this gap.
Wyzli.com is a social shopping community for new parents, to easily share and discover products and advice with one another. Wyzli combines the trust and integrity of word-of-mouth recommendations with the scale and accessibility of Yelp and Amazon. It connects to your email inbox, and turns your shopping e-receipts into a visual, social experience, so you can share and organize all of your shopping in one spot. And baby’s are just the beginning.
1item is one of the leading e-commerce that offers clothing and accessories for young women with a limitation that everything that is for sale on site will not be priced over 100nis.
Brinkle is an international e-commerce site for Jewelery founded by Noa Segev on 2013. Brinkle also run one of the largest Etsy shops in Israel
Founded in 2013 by Dan Zakai (Zell 4 - 2005), Mindspace is a shared office space providerfor startups, small companies, creative service providers and more. With its first space in Tel Aviv's Rothschild boulevard, Mindspace provides great location, inspiring design, diverse community and flexibility to its members. Dari Shechter (Zell 12 - 2013) is Mindspace's Sales and Marketing Manager
FairFly Founded in 2014 by Ami Goldenberg, Aviel Siman-Tov, Gili Lichtman (all of Zell 13) and Uri Levine. FairFly is an app that helps travelers save money by tracking their travel reservations (whether it be flights, hotels, car rentals, etc.) and notifying them when the prices drop so that they can recover the difference in fares. The company is disrupting the travel industry with its customer-centered approach that cuts away from the industry's unfair revenue streams.
Founded during the Zell 13 year by Alon, Yarden & Gal. Engie, is a free smartphone application that diagnoses the car malfunctions and offers the driver real time bids from mechanics nearby.
The company is tranfering the power back to the drivers and helping them find reliable & better priced mechanics.
Cyber Security was developed in the program by Ofer Ben Noon, Tom Bar Av (Zell 13), Yaron Galula and Oron Lavi. Argus Cyber Security is a pioneer provider of cyber security solutions for the automotive industry. Argus develops cyber security solutions for vehicles that enable advanced connectivity features while protecting the mission critical systems of the vehicle from being Hacked. www.argus-sec.com.
Copyright © 2013 IDC Herzliya; all rights reserved