Prize $ 300K
Takes 0-0% equity
Funds 16 startups per year
Markets Education Finance Hardware Internet of Things Robotics +11
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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 2018 including Beijing, Bangalore, Tel Aviv, 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! G-Startup Tel Aviv's Top 15 will automatically be accepted into Facebook’s FbStart program. Benefits include Facebook ad credits, free partner services, user testing support, and mentorship from Facebook’s product managers and engineers.

Since 2010, G-Startup alumni have rais...
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 2018 including Beijing, Bangalore, Tel Aviv, 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! G-Startup Tel Aviv's Top 15 will automatically be accepted into Facebook’s FbStart program. Benefits include Facebook ad credits, free partner services, user testing support, and mentorship from Facebook’s product managers and engineers.

Since 2010, G-Startup alumni have raised $11.6 Billion. We have also had 8 startups get acquired by companies like Google, Amazon, Alibaba, Apple and Pinterest.

G-Startup Tel Aviv 2017 judges include:
• Yahal Zilka, Managing Partner, Magma VC    
• Aaron Rosenson, Partner, Aleph VC   
• Yoav Tzruya, Partner, Jerusalem Venture Partners    
• Barrett Parkman, Managing Partner, GWC Innovator Fund  
• Daniel Cohen, General Partner, Carmel Ventures 
• Tal Morgenstern, Partner, Lightspeed Venture Partners       
• Merav Weinryb, Head of Qualcomm Ventures Israel    
• Adam Benayoun, Venture Partner, 500 Startups    
• Yaniv Golan, General Partner, Lool Ventures     

Nothing shows what is possible like our amazing alumni:
-Didi Chuxing - Beijing 2013 “Most Innovative App” Winner - $35B Valuation
-App Annie - Beijing 2010 Finalist- Raised $157M from Sequoia, IDG, IVP
-Wandoujia- Beijing 2012 Finalist – Raised $128M & acquired by Alibaba
-Apportable – Silicon Valley 2013 – Raised $11.4M & acquired by Google
-Unisound - Beijing 2013 Finalist - Raised $107M from Qualcomm Ventures

Eligibility:
Funding: Raised a round but less than $2 million
Traction: Minimum viable product built and showing initial signs of traction in the local market in terms of users, engagement, ARPU etc.
Industry: AI, Mobile, IoT, Wearables, FinTech, Cyber Security, Smart Cars, AR/VR, Space, Robotics/Drones, Ed
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Staff

Barrett Parkman
Admin
Barrett Parkman Samsung Catalyst Fund
Megan Liu
Admin
Megan Liu Global Program Manager, G-Startup Worldwide
Nir Dashti
Admin
Nir Dashti Israel PM