CanAx Accelerator 2021

๐Ÿ”” We had an awesome opening session forย #CanAxย Accelerator 1st Cohort. It was exciting to meet our talented startuppers as well as our amazing partners.

Now its time to dive into the hard work ahead and live up to the promise of CanNegevย #medicalcannabisย Incubator, part of Israelโ€™s Innovation Authority in cooperation with Yerucham Municipality,ย Ourcrowd, Padagis and BOL Pharma.

SID-Tech Accelerator 2021

SID-Tech Accelerator’s 3rd cohort session yesterday was exciting and mind blowing ๐Ÿ™‚

We enjoyed Escape Box challenge emphasizing team work, leadership and creative thinking with Uriya Shrem fromย Merkaz Shlavim. We also enjoyed the professional and kick ass presentation of Guy Zbarsky of AltaIR Capital, sharing priceless tips on for to contract and work with mentors, consultants, advisory board members as well as with resellers and distributors.

๐Ÿ‘ Thank you both for your outstanding performance.

Podcast with Marom Goldshmidt 2021

Donโ€™t Hesitate, Accelerate!!! ๐Ÿš€ You want to know why and how?

Join my podcast on Openforbusiness, channel, part of The Open University of Israel Entrepreneurship Club, with the awesome host Marom Goldshmidt, with whom I share over a decade of hands on experience as an international accelerators Guru.

๐ŸŽ™Hear us on all platforms:

SID Tech Demo Day 2021

SID Tech Accelerator,ย mid term Demo Day,ย conduct in theย Tel Aviv Stock Exchangeย was a success!!! ๐Ÿ†

Our startuppers did an amazing job, presenting their startups with precision and passion.

โญ๏ธย  Mind you this is only halfway of the program, yet investors and VCs were highly impressed and scheduled meetings ahead.
We have more work to do but the roadmap is clear, now its delivery time and we need to press for MVPs.

๐Ÿ‘ย  Many thanks to our esteem judges panel for your attention and supportive feedbacks.

Thank you Tali Simonย for hosting us inย Taglit-Birthright Israelย innovation center. Thanksย Nitzan Kish Balan for sharingย WonderJewel. Thank you MaofTech,ย Ran Kiviti, Gali Ben Michael,ย Ori Hacohen,ย Sivan Melnick Yanivย and my dear brother in armsย Levi Segal, for your support and trust.

โ—๏ธ See you all in our final Demo Day Feb. 2022.


๐Ÿ”Š Join me in INNOTECH 2021, the international Cyber &ย HLS Innovationย conference & exhibition.๐Ÿ›ก๏ธ

We have everyone you would like to hear and meet in person, including Brig Gen. (res.) Dr. Danny Gold, Head, MAFโ€™AT MOD as well as Dr. Rytis Rainys, Director of the National Cyber Security of Lithuania.๐Ÿ‡ฑ๐Ÿ‡น

The conference will include an exhibition, showcasing the innovations of some 150 leading companies from Israel ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ฑย  and abroad, so if you want to see and be seen by senior officials from the municipal, security, law enforcement, intelligence, and defenseย industry sectors, register today and secure your seat!!!


Disruptech Demo-Day 2021
๐ŸŒย  Following 5 months of hard work and preparation, DisrupTech Dimona Acceleratorโ€™s startup preformed amazingly in the Demo Day while presenting their startups to investors, VCs and incubators operating in the Negev.

Our graduating startups made a giant leap and accomplished skills, experience and capabilities, rewarding them with amazing feedbacks.

๐Ÿ‘ย  We thanks Mayor Benny Biton and the professional municipal team, Oren Oster and Yarden Benlulu, led by Dvir Shatz, for your leadership, support and continues involvement.

Many thanks to our supportive partnering companies, mentors as well as jury members for offering smart advice, guidance and tons of experience.

๐Ÿ†ย  Our 11 graduating startups, you made us all proud and full of expectation to see what your future holds. Your commitment, persistence and dedication will certainly guide you well!

We hope to see you all develop, grow and empower the city of Dimona as well as Israelย and the world.

โœ…ย  Stay tuned for our next callout for 3rd cohort 2022.

Unicorn Pitches Israel 2021

๐Ÿฆ„ย  Delighted to return to the judges panel at Unicorn Pitches, one of the largest Startup pitch contest in the world. Special thanks to Startup.Networkย for organizing the competition series and Israeli co-organizerย Tech It Forward.

Whether you are an Investor looking for future Unicorns, a Corporation looking for a solution or a Startup with an outstanding MVP seeking funds for the next round โ€“ JOIN Unicorn Pitches ISRAEL! ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ฑ

๐Ÿ“†ย  02 November, 2021, 4 PM, UTC +3.
Expand your network and show yourself to the world!!

๐Ÿ“Œย  Click the ATTEND button and select your role!

CanAx Accelerator Launch Event 2021

๐ŸŒŽย  What a show!โšก
Launching CanAx Accelerator was successful and full of action. Amazing lineup of speakers, entrepreneurs, startups, partners and guests, all came together to celebrate and get better acquainted at CanNegev Incubator in Yerucham city.

Here is the news!
๐ŸŽฏย  We are now open for applications of entrepreneurs, researchers and startups in all technologies, located in the Negev region! Apply and challenge us.


CanAxย is a 10 week acceleration program, designed to upgrade the skills of startuppers developing tech solutions in Negev.
CanReย is a 100K INS (equity free) grant to accelerate your MVP.
CanUpย 1.25M INS per year (with equity) Incubation program.

CanAx Accelerator Manager 2021

๐Ÿ”Šย  I am delighted to announce my new mission to establish and manage CanAx Accelerator, initiated by CanNegev, 1st in the world state sponsored Incubator forย Medical Cannabis, part of Israel Innovation Authority , and supported by prominentย venture partners, Padagis (Perrigo Company plc), Ourcrowdย , BOL Pharma and Yerucham Municipality.

๐Ÿ’กย  CanAx is calling entrepreneurs with ideas, medical doctors, researchers and startuppers with early-stage technologies related to Cultivation, Production, Pharma, DragDeliverySystem, ClimateTech, OrganicGrowing, AgTech, Biotech, Medical Devices, AI and Deep Learning, to submit their applications.

โœ…ย  Apply now:๐Ÿ‘‰

Innofense IMod Innovation Programย 

๐Ÿ”Š LAST CALL FOR APPLICATIONS (Until Sept. 12, 2021) โณ

Secure $50,000USD grant for developing Dual-Use technologies in civilian and security sectors.

INNOFENSE Innovation Center led by Israel’s Homeland security i-HLS in collaboration with Israel Ministry of Defense, MAFโ€™AT, IDF Air & Ground Forces, Intelligence Directorate and C4I Corps.

๐Ÿ“Œย  Registration:

CanNegev Incubatorย  Meeting 2021

๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ฑย  ย Productive meetings end fast, with clarity and precision, so was my meeting with Mrs. Tal Ohana – ื˜ืœ ืื•ื—ื ื” – Mayor of Yeruham, Mr. Israel Birenbaum – CEO, Mr. Ziv Bet-Or – VP Biz Dev CanNegev Incubator and Mrs. Adi Rosenberg- Director of Strategic Planning of Yeruham.

๐Ÿ”Šย  ย Weโ€™ve agreed to launch a new accelerator called CanAx, part of CanNegev Incubator, the 1st in the world state sponsored Incubator for Medical Cannabis and its partners BOL Pharma – ื‘ื•ืœ ืคืืจืžื”, Perrigo Company plc and OurCrowd.

The program will launch its applications callout for entrepreneurs with ideas, medical doctors with research and startuppers with early stage technologies relating to Medical Cannabis, during September 2021. The 1st cohort will launch in November 2021.

โญ๏ธย  ย CanAx will be my No.17 accelerator and the 1st in Medical Cannabis stay tuned and gear up!


SID-Tech Accelerator 2021

๐ŸŽ‰ย  ย SID-Tech Accelerator 3rd cohort was successfully launched last week, with 14 startups participating, 6 led by women founders, all are Negev region residents.

โญ๏ธย  ย We were privileged to have Mrs. ืื•ืจื ื” ื‘ืจื‘ื™ื‘ืื™ – Orna Barbivay- Minister of Economy to inaugurate the cohort, along side Mr. ืืœื•ืŸ ื“ื•ื™ื“ื™ – Alon Davidi – Mayor of Sderot, Israel, Mr. Ofir Libstein- Mayor of Sha’Ar Hanegev, and Mr. Ran Kiviti Director, ื”ืกื•ื›ื ื•ืช ืœืขืกืงื™ื ืงื˜ื ื™ื ื•ื‘ื™ื ื•ื ื™ื™ื.

๐Ÿ’กย  The program will run for 9 months, offering a rich content of professional lectures, mentoring as well as a variety of benefits, international networking and fundraising.

Good luck to all participants and special thanks to our partners and supports.

๐Ÿ“Œ Read about us (Hebrew):

Unistream 2021
ื”ืœื‘ ื ืžืœื ื’ืื•ื•ื” ื•ื”ื ืคืฉ ืžืชืจื•ืžืžืช ืœื ื•ื›ื— ื”ื›ื™ืฉืจื•ืŸ ื”ืจื‘, ื”ื™ื›ื•ืœื•ืช ื•ื”ื‘ื™ืฆื•ืข ืฉืœ ื ื•ืขืจ ื™ื•ื ื™ืกื˜ืจื™ื.
ืฉืžื—ื ื• ืœืงื—ืช ื—ืœืง ืคืขื™ืœ ื‘ืชื—ืจื•ืช, ืœืคื’ื•ืฉ ืจื‘ื™ื ื•ื˜ื•ื‘ื™ื ื•ื‘ืขื™ืงืจ ืœืกืคื•ื’ ืื ืจื’ื™ื” ืžื“ื”ื™ืžื”, ืžื•ื˜ื™ื‘ืฆื™ื” ืžืชืคืจืฆืช ื•ื”ืžื•ืŸ ื ื—ืช.
ืœืฆื•ื•ืช ื™ื•ื ื™ืกื˜ืจื™ื, ืงืฆืจื” ื”ื™ืจื™ืขื” ื•ื‘ื›ืœ ื–ืืช ื™ื™ืฉืจ ื›ื•ื— ืขืœ ื”ืขืฉื™ื™ื” ื”ืžื“ื”ื™ืžื”!!!
ื‘ื”ืฆืœื—ื” ื‘ื”ืžืฉืš ื”ื“ืจืš ืœื ื•ืขืจ ื”ืžื•ื›ืฉืจ ื•ื”ืžื“ื”ื™ื, ื•ืื ื™ ืžืงื•ื•ื” ืœืจืื•ืชื›ื ื‘ืืงืกืœืจื˜ื•ืจื™ื ืฉืœื™ ื‘ืขืชื™ื“๐Ÿ˜Š

Podcast with Gilad Bregman
ื—ืฉื•ื‘ ืฉืกื˜ืจื˜ืืคื™ืกื˜ื™ื ื™ืชื ืกื• ื•ื™ื™ืงื—ื• ื—ืœืง ื‘ืืงืกืœืจื˜ื•ืจ ื‘ืžื˜ืจื” ืœืงื‘ืœ ื”ื ื—ื™ื™ื” ืžืงืฆื•ืขื™ืช, ืžื™ืงื•ื“, ื›ืœื™ื, ืงืฉืจื™ื ื•ื›ื™ืฉื•ืจื™ื ืœื”ืžืฉืš ื“ืจื›ื. ืขื ื–ืืช, ื‘ื—ื™ืจืช ืืงืกืœืจื˜ื•ืจ ืžืชืื™ื ื”ื™ื ืžืขื˜ ืžื•ืจื›ื‘ืช ื™ื•ืชืจ ืžืžื” ืฉื ื•ื˜ื™ื ืœื—ืฉื•ื‘, ื‘ืžื™ื•ื—ื“ ื‘ื™ืฉืจืืœ ื‘ื” ืงื™ื™ื ืฉืคืข ื—ืกืจ ืชืงื“ื™ื ืฉืœ ืžืขืœ 200 ืืงืกืœืจื˜ื•ืจื™ื.
ืื– ืื™ืš ืžื•ืฆืื™ื ืืช ื”ืžืชืื™ื ื•ืžื” ืœืฆืคื•ืช ืœืงื‘ืœ ืžืžื ื•? ืžื” ืžืฆื•ืคื” ืžื›ื ื›ืžืฉืชืชืคื™ื ื•ืžื” ืืชื ื™ื›ื•ืœื™ื ืœืฆืคื•ืช ืžืžื ื”ืœ ื”ืืงืกืœืจื˜ื•ืจ? ืžื” ื—ืฉื•ื‘ ืœืงื—ืช ื‘ื—ืฉื‘ื•ืŸ ื‘ื‘ื—ื™ืจื”, ื”ืื ืืช ื”ืžื•ืชื’, ืชื›ื ื™ ื”ืชื•ื›ื ื™ืช, ื”ื ื˜ื•ื•ืงื™ื ื’ ื”ืžื•ื‘ื˜ื—, ื”ืื ืชืฉื™ื’ื• ื”ืฉืงืขื” ื‘ืื™ืจื•ืข ื”ื“ืžื• ื“ื™ื™? ืจื•ืฆื™ื ืชืฉื•ื‘ื•ืช ืœืฉืืœื•ืช๐Ÿ˜Š ื”ืงืฉื™ื‘ื• ืœืคื•ื“ืงืืกื˜ ืฉืขืจื›ืชื™ ืขื ื’ืœืขื“ ื‘ืจื’ืžืŸ ื”ืžืงืกื™ื, ื•ืงื‘ืœื• ืชืฉื•ื‘ื” ืœืฉืืœื•ืช ืืœื” ื•ืขื•ื“.
ืœื™ื ืง ืคื•ื“ืงืกื˜:

DisrupTech Dimona Accelerator

ืžื—ื–ื•ืจ 2 ืฉืœ ืืงืกืœืจื˜ื•ืจ ื“ื™ืžื•ื ื” ื”ื•ืฉืง ืืชืžื•ืœ ื‘ื”ืฆืœื—ื”, ื‘ื”ืฉืชืชืคื•ืช ืจืืฉ ื”ืขื™ืจ ืžืจ ื‘ื ื™ ื‘ื™ื˜ื•ืŸ ื•-20 ื™ื–ืžื•ืช ื•ื™ื–ืžื™ื ื ืจื’ืฉื™ื.
ื‘ืชื•ื›ื ื™ืช ื™ืฉืชืชืคื• 14 ืžื™ื–ืžื™ื, 12 ืžื”ื ืชื•ืฉื‘ื™ ื”ืขื™ืจ ื“ื™ืžื•ื ื”, ื”ื™ืฉื’ ื—ืกืจ ืชืงื“ื™ื! 2 ืžื™ื–ืžื™ื ื ื•ืกืคื™ื ืžื’ื™ืขื™ื ืืœื™ื ื• ืžืขืจื“ ื•ืื•ืคืงื™ื.
ืจืืฉ ื”ืขื™ืจ ื‘ื™ืจืš ืืช ื”ืžืฉืชืชืคื™ื ื•ื”ื“ื’ื™ืฉ ืืช ื”ื—ืฉื™ื‘ื•ืช ื”ืจื‘ื” ืฉืขื™ืจื™ื™ืช ื“ื™ืžื•ื ื” ืจื•ืื” ื‘ืชื•ื›ื ื™ืช, ื‘ืงื™ื“ื•ื ื—ื“ืฉื ื•ืช ื˜ื›ื ื•ืœื•ื’ื™ืช, ืคื™ืชื•ื— ื”ื”ื•ืŸ ื”ืื ื•ืฉื™ ื•ืžืงื•ืžื•ืช ืชืขืกื•ืงื” ืื™ื›ื•ืชื™ื™ื ื•ื›ืŸ ืืช ื”ืžื—ื•ื™ื‘ื•ืช ืฉืœ ื›ืœืœ ื’ื•ืคื™ ื”ืขื™ืจื™ื™ื”, ืœืกื™ื™ืข ื‘ื”ืฆืœื—ืช ื›ืœืœ ื”ืžืฉืชืชืคื™ื, ืœื”ืฉื™ื’ ืื‘ื ื™ ื“ืจืš ืžืฉืžืขื•ืชื™ื•ืช ื‘ืžื™ื–ืžื™ื”ื.
ื‘ืื™ืจื•ืข ืฉื”ืชืงื™ื™ื ื‘ืžืชื—ื ื”ื™ื–ืžื•ืช ื ื˜ื’ื‘, ื”ืฉืชืชืคื• ื ืฆื™ื’ื™ ืื’ืคื™ ื”ืืกื˜ืจื˜ื’ื™ื” ื‘ืจืืฉื•ืช ื“ื‘ื™ืจ ืฉืฅ, ื—ืฉื‘ืช ื”ืขื™ืจื™ื™ื” ืกื™ืžื” ื›ื—ืœื•ืŸ ืžื ื”ืœ ืื’ืฃ ื”ื—ื™ื ื•ืš ืžืงืก ืคืจืฅ.
ืชื•ื“ื•ืช ืœืื•ืจืŸ ืื•ืกื˜ืจ ืจืคืจื ื˜ ื”ื—ื“ืฉื ื•ืช ื‘ืื’ืฃ ื”ืืกื˜ืจื˜ื’ื™ื” ืขืœ ืืจื’ื•ืŸ ื•ื”ืคืงืช ื”ืื™ืจื•ืข, ื›ืžื• ื’ื ืขืœ ื”ืื™ืจื•ื— ื•ื”ื›ื™ื‘ื•ื“.
ืื™ื—ื•ืœื™ ื”ืฆืœื—ื” ืœื ื‘ื—ืจืช ื”ืกื˜ืจื˜ืืคื™ื ื”ืžื“ื”ื™ืžื”. ื ืžืฉื™ืš ืœืขื“ื›ืŸ ืœืื•ืจืš ื”ืชื•ื›ื ื™ืช.

AUS&R 2021 Conference for Autonomous systems 2021

๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ฑ I was delighted to share some humor and facts about why Israel is considered the Startup Nation. The conference was hosted by Israel’s Homeland security i-HLS & AEAI ืœืฉื›ืช ื”ืžื”ื ื“ืกื™ื.

๐Ÿ’กMajor takeaways:
๐Ÿ“Œ Taking risks is 2nd habit for Israelis.
๐Ÿ“Œ Failure considered part of reaching success
๐Ÿ“Œ Startups are about people and than technology
๐Ÿ“Œ Sense of urgency is a great motivator.
๐Ÿ“Œ Having a purpose and expectations in everything we do is a must!

โœ… Note: Iโ€™m IHLS startups Accelerator Program Director as well as International Alliances & Innovation Director at Autonomous Systems Society at AEAI

Open University Entrepreneurship Club Podcast 2021

๐Ÿ”Š Startups Are you Open for Business โ‰๏ธ

Startups, Accelerators & what’s in the middle?

๐ŸŽ™ I was delighted to share a podcast with Marom Gold on his channel Openforbusiness part of Open University Entrepreneurship Club. We had an informative discussion regarding tech entrepreneurship, accelerators and my personal impact on both in Israel and worldwide.

Questions were surprising, I hope so were my answers

๐Ÿ“Œ Iโ€™ll share a post once the Podcast is out. For now youโ€™re welcome to listen to other awesome speakers:


Delighted to participate as keynote speaker at the Innovation Manager’s course of GCA Government Companies Authority ืจืฉื•ืช ื”ื—ื‘ืจื•ืช ื”ืžืžืฉืœืชื™ื•ืช, talking about expectations, gaps and challenges that surround the interaction betweenย #startupsย and governmental companies.

Don’t Hesitate, Accelerate!!!

Tal Catran
Startups & Acceleration Guru

ื“ื™ืžื•ื ื” ืขืœ ืžืคืช ื”ืกื˜ืืจื˜ืืค ื ื™ื™ืฉืŸ!

ื”ืฆื˜ืจืคื• ืœืชื•ื›ื ื™ืช ืฉืชื–ื ื™ืง ืืชื›ื ืงื“ื™ืžื”, ื‘ืืžืฆืขื•ืช ืœื™ื•ื•ื™ ืžืงืฆื•ืขื™, ืขืกืงื™ ื•ื˜ื›ื ื•ืœื•ื’ื™.

ืชื•ื›ืœื• ืœื™ื”ื ื•ืช ืžืฉืคืข ื”ื˜ื‘ื•ืช ืฉืœ ื—ื‘ืจื•ืช ืžื•ื‘ื™ืœื•ืช ื‘ืืจืฅ ื•ื‘ืขื•ืœื, ืžื™ืงืจื•ืกื•ืคื˜, ืืžื–ื•ืŸ, ืžืื ื“ื™ื™, DSV ื•ื’ื WIX.

ื”ืชื•ื›ื ื™ืช ื›ื•ืœืœืช ืฉืคืข ืชื›ื ื™ื ืขืกืงื™ื™ื, ืžื ื˜ื•ืจื™ื ื’ ืžืงืฆื•ืขื™ ื•ืกื™ื•ืข ื‘ื—ื™ื‘ื•ืจ ืœืœืงื•ื—ื•ืช ื•ื’ื™ื•ืก ื”ื•ืŸ.

ื–ื• ื”ื”ื–ื“ืžื ื•ืช ืฉืœื›ื ืœื”ืคื•ืš ืจืขื™ื•ื ื•ืช ืžืขื•ืœื™ื ืœืกื˜ืจื˜ืืคื™ื ืžืฆืœื™ื—ื™ื.

ืœืคืจื˜ื™ื ื ื•ืกืคื™ื ื•ื”ืจืฉืžื” ื”ื›ื ืกื• ืœืœื™ื ืง:ย

Apply forย DisrupTech Dimona Accelerator

Last call to apply forย DisrupTech Dimona Accelerator!!!

Join us and enjoy a program rich in content and professional business & tech mentoring,
You will also enjoy perks and benefits from leading Israeli and international companies.
The program will be conducted via physical and virtual sessions, including investorโ€™s Demo Day.

For further details and application:ย

We invite professional mentors to join MaofTech and conduct paid consultation to the participating startuppers.

Don’t Hesitate, Accelerate!!!
Tal Catran
Startups & Acceleration Guru

๐Ÿ”Šย Delighted to join the jury panel of MTVentures 4th AgeTech startups LIVE Competition and Dr. Yael Sorek-benvenisti, CEO of MTVentures. We expect the impact of COVID on senior population is significant, hence the opportunities for disruptive startups to emerge and offer innovative solutions.

We call for innovative startups with creative business models to apply by Thursday March 25th.ย ๐Ÿ“Œย Competition is open for Israeli based startups with MVP & initial traction or an identified customer base.

๐Ÿ†ย Cash reward – 5000$ and consultation!

Disclosure: My photo is from 3rd edition 2019 pre-COVID and pre lifestyle change of diet & exercise, my personal solution for anti aging.

Donโ€™t Hesitate, Accelerate!!!๐Ÿš€๐Ÿš€๐Ÿš€

Tal Catran
Startups & Accelerators Guru

It takes only a sparkโœจย to start galaxiesย ๐Ÿ’ซand to create an idea.

Start InNegev 1st cohort launched!

18 exciting startups participated in the opening event, together withย InNegevย Incubator management, partnering and supporting companies, includingย Israel Innovation Authorityย and the program mentors.

Start InNegev startups includeย #Agtech,ย #Cleantech,ย #Foodtech, andย #Industry4.0 technologies.

The hard work starts now, Start InNegev!

Donโ€™t Hesitate, Accelerate!!!๐Ÿš€๐Ÿš€๐Ÿš€
Tal Catran

๐Ÿ”Šย Join me for Startup Funding Summit 2021 and learn how to succeed in Fund Raising for yourย #Startup. Iโ€™m delighted to participate as a keynote speaker in the conference organized byย World Finance Council.

๐Ÿ“†ย Date: March 19, 2020, 9:30 AM
๐Ÿ“Œย Topic: Startups Exits Strategy from Corona Pandemic
๐Ÿ”Šย Block your calendars!

Donโ€™t Hesitate, Accelerate!!!๐Ÿš€๐Ÿš€๐Ÿš€
Tal Catran
Startups & Accelerators Guru

Agetech startup competition. 2020

Amazing young audience, engaged, supportive and eager to learn. Yael Sorek-benvenisti, kudos for promoting wellbeing for 3rd and 4th age populations, supported by Migdali Hayam Hatichon fund.

Don’t Hesitate, Accelerate!!!๐Ÿš€๐Ÿš€๐Ÿš€
Tal Catran

Hardware World Podcast / 2020

๐Ÿ“ŒIts a great way to start the new year with such podcast.
๐ŸŽ™I was glad to talk and share some insights about acceleration programs from my vast experience of launching 14 acceleration programs in various technology clusters. What is #accelerator program? Can it help my #startup? What is right accelerator for me? Will it help me to grow and reach funding? Can accelerator help me to launch my #technology?
๐Ÿ‘๐ŸปI want to thank Lior Ansher Eshel on this awesome interview and his innovative idea to take the Hardware world and create a Podcast on it!
๐Ÿ“Please tune in, subscribe, share in the following links:
Apple Podcast:
Donโ€™t Hesitate, Accelerate!!! ๐Ÿš€๐Ÿš€๐Ÿš€
Tal Catran

Ga2Tech SID-Tech / 2020

๐Ÿ’กCorona is upon us but Startups must keep on pushing ahead. Awesome investor’s panel yesterday, over 40 startups participated.๐Ÿ“ˆ

๐Ÿ–ฅPanelists Anna Moshe, Guy Zbarsky Sharon Chen Amit Svarzenberg, Ofer HaCohen Chai Avital.
Challenging times call on people willing to adjust and persevere.

๐Ÿ‘Thanks all for making the effort.

Don’t Hesitate, Accelerate!!!๐Ÿš€๐Ÿš€๐Ÿš€
Tal Catran

360 Cyber Security Summit and Expo / 2020

๐Ÿ“ˆThe meaning of Israeli Chutzpa has yet another twist. Tal Kollender, ๐Ÿ›กgytpol CEO, a young startup company by its own right, made it almost to the Top.
What an honor and pride to walk between the giants of the industry at CPX 360 Cyber Security Summit and Expo โ€“ Vienna ๐Ÿ†™
๐Ÿ’ชGo gytpol!!!

Don’t Hesitate, Accelerate!!! ๐Ÿš€๐Ÿš€๐Ÿš€
Tal Catran

Interview with Entrepreneurship and Business course by Small and Medium Businesses Agency / 2020

๐Ÿ’กInterviewed as part of an Entrepreneurship and Business course by Small and Medium Businesses Agency, sharing my experience and some best practices.

Don’t Hesitate, Accelerate!!!๐Ÿš€๐Ÿš€๐Ÿš€
Tal Catran

Blitz ื‘ืœื™ืฅ on Exit Strategies for Startups from Coronavirus / 2020

๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ฑIt was fun and exciting to talk at Blitz ื‘ืœื™ืฅ on Exit Strategies for Startups from Coronavirus, together with my awesome host Tal Hazi, Blitz Founder & CEO.

โญ๏ธI would like to thank all the participants and their valuable comments, hoping this webinar motivated you to be optimistic and get yourself and your business ready for the Day After Corona.

๐Ÿ’กBe proactive and always remember;
It all start(-up)s with you.

โœ…Watch the full webinar on Facebook: ๐Ÿ‘‰

Don’t Hesitate, Accelerate!!!๐Ÿš€๐Ÿš€๐Ÿš€
Tal Catran

Startup Nation V4 / 2020

Practice makes Perfect!
๐Ÿ’กStartups are a different breed of people, doers, makers, go-getters, and yes also dreamers. I hope my speech conducted Startup Nation style, will push you to be proactive and use your full potential, considering failure as a building block for success.
๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ฐ ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ฑ ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ฑ ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฟ ๐Ÿ‡ญ๐Ÿ‡บ
Thank you Tal Ben-Ari Israeli Embassy to Poland and other Israeli Embassies to Hungary, Slovakia, and the Czech Republic, as well as to all the startup founders that participated.

๐Ÿ“ŒWatch the full webinar:ย

Hope to see you again and donโ€™t forget;โ—
Its all about what YOU DO, and less about what you’re gonna do!

Donโ€™t Hesitate, Accelerate!!!๐Ÿš€๐Ÿš€๐Ÿš€
Tal Catran

Digital Hackathon Smart7- Open B7 Data / 2020

๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ฑ I was delighted to be a Keynote Speaker in the Digital Hackathon Smart7- Open B7 Data, held in the city of Beer-Sheva, also known as the Cyber Capital of Israel. The main target of the event was to ideate and kickstart development of Urban solutions for the New Normal of COVID19 day to day challenges.

๐Ÿ™ Proud of Oktopous team Dima Gusyatiner & Ruslan Fligel, participating in #Disruptech Accelerator for wining 2nd place out of 17 groups competing.

๐Ÿ™ Oktopous offers businesses to advertise on all social networks via its single interface portal, to their designated customers as well as receiving their feedback and requests, from all networks in one place, and yes there is more to comeโ€ฆ.

๐Ÿ“ŒWatch the full webinar on Youtube:ย

Well done to all teams.๐Ÿ‘
Donโ€™t Hesitate, Accelerate!!!๐Ÿš€๐Ÿš€๐Ÿš€
Tal Catran

IHLS Startups Accelerator 8th Batch / 2020

๐Ÿ›กWe are IHLS startups Accelerator, the leading Security and Defense startups program since 2016, inviting you to apply for the 8th cohort.

๐Ÿ”‹Accelerate your #startups with top experts and #mentors, utilize international access to potential #customers and partners, enjoy a vast reach to global #funds and exposure.

๐Ÿ“ŒApply here:

Don’t Hesitate, Accelerate!!!๐Ÿš€๐Ÿš€๐Ÿš€
Tal Catran

UnistreamYouth Entrepreneurship Program / 2020

โญ๏ธEnjoyed being part of the judges panel on Unistream- Youth Entrepreneurship Program, startupโ€™s pitch.

๐Ÿ’ฌ 3 groups ages 15-18 presented, their creative startup ideas.

๐Ÿ“œUnistream operates 21 technology entrepreneurship centers throughout Israel ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ฑ, present in 75 municipalities, with 3,500 youth participants annually. I was delighted judging the Akko (Acre) municipality Unistream center, as my late grandfather Mr. Joseph Catran, was Mayor of the city.

๐ŸŽฏUnistreamโ€™s mission is to improve Israeli society, by training underprivileged Israeli teens and young adults in entrepreneurship and leadership, in both the business and social arenas.

Donโ€™t Hesitate, Accelerate!!! ๐Ÿš€๐Ÿš€๐Ÿš€
Tal Catran

Hacking and Cyber Security Briefing / 2020

c0c0n 2020 (13th Addition) proved to be the best one yet, with over 5,000 delegates worldwide and 40M viewers. I trust my esteemed panelists hands-on experience and use cases, will benefit our attending audience during these neurotic and unpredictable times.

โญ๏ธ Stay vigilant to what you donโ€™t see, and attentive to possibilities youโ€™ve never considered before.
Knowledge is key for evolution, and cyber will forever be the uncharted realm of imagination and ingenuity.

See you at c0c0n 2021 ๐Ÿ™‚

Donโ€™t Hesitate, Accelerate!!! ๐Ÿš€๐Ÿš€๐Ÿš€
Tal Catran

IHLS startups Accelerator 7th wave 2020

IHLS startups Accelerator 7th wave successfully launched with 9 awesome startups, all with MVPs, some with first adaptors and sales. We now have on board 5 Drone companies, 1 Geospace, 1 IT System, 1 SAR Simulator and 1 Laser Tech.
๐Ÿ’กWe welcome investors, funds, corporates, mentors and all-around professionals, to reach out and engage with our amazing startups.

If you believe hard enough in yourself and what you do if you are willing to give it your outmost, if you are kind to share your experience, over time you will receive recognition and be given opportunities to do so a greater scale.๐Ÿ“ˆ

The Marker Journal 2020

๐Ÿ‘Thank you Yoel Zafrir (Editor), for inviting me to be part of TheMarker Online Israeli Hi-Tech book December 2019 in collaboration with IATI (Israel Advanced Technology Industries).
I hope you will all enjoy reading.


CyberTech Global 2020

๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ฑ Amazing atmosphere here at CyberTech Global 2020, a global platform and meeting place for the Cyber industry from all over the world, showcasing Israel’s cutting edge #Cyber Security Technologies.๐Ÿ›ก

๐ŸคGreat opportunity to meet old time friends and colleagues from Israel Aerospace Industries, AT&T, as well as successful startups like gytpol.

๐Ÿ“ŒOn special request of Mrs Esti Peshin, Israel Aerospace Industries VP&General Manager, I’m changing my slogan this one time to,
Don’t Hesitate, Innovate!!! ๐Ÿš€๐Ÿš€๐Ÿš€

Microsoft for Startups 2020

๐ŸคPleasure meeting Amit Svarzenberg Israel Partnerships Manager at Microsoft for Startups, to finalize launching a partnership with Tal Catranโ€™s accelerators, offering both startups and alumni to enjoy an amazing package of services, credits and benefits by Microsoft ๐Ÿ’ป

๐Ÿ“Stay tuned for more details in the coming days.
Tamar (my little helper) had a great time as well ๐Ÿ˜Š


15 ื™ื–ืžื•ืช ื•ื™ื–ืžื™ื ื•ื‘ืงืจื•ื‘ ืžืื“ ืกื˜ืจื˜ืืคื™ืกื˜ื™ื ืžืขื•ืœื™ื ื”ืฆื˜ืจืคื• ืœืžืคื’ืฉ ื•ืกืคื’ื• ื ื™ืกื™ื•ืŸ ื•ื™ื“ืข ืžื”ืกื˜ืจื˜ืืคื™ืกื˜ื™ืช ื™ื•ืฆืืช ื”ื“ื•ืคืŸ ืžืื™ ืคื™ืืžื ื˜ื” ื›ืžื• ื’ื ืžืžื ื”ืœื™ ืืงืกืœืจื˜ื•ืจ ื˜ืœ ื›ืชืจืŸ ื•ืขื•ืžืจื™ ื“ืื™. ื”ืชื—ืœื” ืžืฆื•ื™ื™ื ืช ื•ืจื‘ืช ืคื•ื˜ื ืฆื™ืืœ. ืื ื• ืžื–ืžื™ื ื™ื ืžืฆื˜ืจืคื™ื ืื—ืจื•ื ื™ื ืœื”ื’ื™ืฉ ืืช ืžื•ืขืžื“ื•ืชื ื›ื‘ืจ ื‘ื™ืžื™ื ื”ืงืจื•ื‘ื™ื
โณื‘ืœื™ื ืง ื”ื‘ื:
ื™ื•ืฆืื™ื ืœื“ืจืš ื‘ืชื—ื™ืœืช ืžืจืฅ,

Israel Aviation Conference 2019

colleagues, kudos IAC and Israel’s leading airlines.

Don’t Hesitate, Accelerate!!!

Israel Aviation Conference 2019, Privileged to meet General Amikam Norkin Commander of the Israeli Air Force and retired Air Force Commander General Avihu Ben-Nun.

Proud to take part inย #unistreamย 2019 Entrepreneur of the Year Competition. I invite you to join and watch 80 ground breaking Startup companies led by a thousand talented youth from the periphery and all parts of the Israeli society.


Don’t Hesitate, Accelerate!!!

Startup Ecosystem in Germany 2019

Fun meeting leading startup ecosystem figures and learn how to conduct business and raise funds in Germany. Special welcome to Tanja Sternbauer for formally joining our kickass StartupNation community.

TMTI 2019

Always a pleasure meeting friends and colleagues, this time during TMTI #TheChallenge competition.

Sid-Tech Launch 2019

Excited to launch SID-Tech Accelerator in the western Negev city of Sderot, Israel, in corporation with #MaofTech and SMBs Agency- Ministry of Economy and Industry.
Honoring the event were Economy & Industry Minister Eli Cohen, Sderot Mayor Alon Davidi, Director of SMBs Agency Ran Kiviti and Maof-Tech South Branch Director Effi Machlev.
Proud to establish my #13 Accelerator in Sderot, facing challenges yet uncovering potential. Stay tuned and supportive.

Israel-Jinan Tech & Innovation Seminar

Time to Hackfest Innovation, Technology and have lots of Fun. Join me atย #UNLIMITEDย and share your ingenuity, creativity and skills, I promise to share mine.ย

Pleasure participating in Israel-Jinan Tech & Innovation Seminar, discussing with Mr. Sun Shutao Mayor of Jinan city, the opportunity to establish the 1st Israel-Jinan Innovation Hub, as well as forging cooperation with Israeli startups.ย Ben Barย Chairman at ICI, thank you for enabling Israeli startups and companies business opportunities in China.ย Moti Hirsh Meirย great job representingย HAIFA City-ืขื™ืจ ื—ื™ืคื”ย my hometown, xiรจxie (she she)
Don’t Hesitate, Accelerate!!!

HANGAR Event 2019

Excited for the opportunity to make an impact on startups and founders.
Donโ€™t Hesitate, Accelerate!!!

See how we did it last year:ย
This year its even better:ย
Check out whoโ€™s gonna be there:ย

ISDEF Expo Event

Join us atย ISDEF Expoย and support your favorite security tech startup on its potential journey toย CSF Venturesย Incubator inย #Singapore.

Don’t Hesitate, Accelerate!!! 2019


Ga2Techย Accelerator first Demo Day was exciting and educational. Our startups founders stepped out of their comfort zone and gave an awesome show. Many thanks to our distinguished guests and toย Taglit Innovation Center. Stay tuned for July 30th and join our final event.
Don’t Hesitate, Accelerate!!!

EVE – Femtech Hub

#Femtechย in Israel, led byย EVE – Femtech Hub, home to a unique mixture of technology startups and female/male founders, now resides in Powerhouse TLV. We thank our gracious supporters and many friends for venturing with us to the realms of Femtech and beyond.
Don’t Hesitate, Accelerate!!!