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Accelerator

Not Your Typical Accelerator

The KIC accelerator provides a nurturing environment for early-stage startups in the North of Israel who aim to transform Israel into a cutting-edge technological leader for agro-tech, water-tech and sustainability. 

 

With strategic partners, Zemach Regional Industries, Kinneret College and Keren Kayemeth  LeIsrael  Jewish  National  Fund  (KKL-JNF), be part of the change to build upon the region’s key industries.

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Why do startups join our accelerator program every year?

Startup Strategy

Starting a business can be scary and confusing, but our program will simplify the process.

$20,000 USD Impact Investment

Develop revolutionary ideas with the backing of impact investments.

Community

Connect with our local/global network and stay in touch with us even after the program.

Startup-friendly term sheet

Common stock, no liquidation preferences, no board seat, and limited preemptive provisions.

Fundraising assistance

We help inspire investors to believe in our ventures.

Tailored mentorship

Each startup is assigned a suitable lead mentor, with additional mentors joining in when needed.

 

What type of startups are we looking for?

Strong Entrepreneurs

At least two founders who are motivated, committed and know their target market well

Uniqueness

Originality and Innovation

Affinity for the North

Willing to base part of their activity in the North

Committed

Should be comfortable working with mentors, and committed to participate in activities and trainings throughout the program

Market Need

Conducted a preliminary survey to understand the need

Program Schedule

1

Registration Open

15 Jul 2020

2

Interview Day

25 Aug 2020

3

Accelerator Starts

01 Sep 2020

4

Demo Day

Jan 2021

5

Graduation Ceremony

Jan 2021

Join the right environment for success

Are you ready for the challenge?

Uriel Perman, an experienced entrepreneur who lives in the Jordan Valley, will accelerate your startup with you.

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