IdeaSpace and the Embassy of Israel are launching a competition and search for the best innovative idea to represent the Philippines in DLD Tel Aviv Digital Conference, Israel‘s largest International hi-tech gathering.
This is the first time for the Philippines to participate in this International gathering which will be happening from September 6 to 12, 2015.
The deadline for submission will be on June 30, 2015. The winner will be receiving a full travel package including round-trip airfare and accommodation to Israel during the International event.
“This is a great opportunity fot Philippine startups to once again shine in the global stage,” said Earl Martin Valencia, president and co-founder of IdeaSpace. “Tel Aviv is a city that’s brimming with innovation, and the Philippine startups representative to this conference stands to gain a lot of insights, possibly investments, as the world of startups converges during this week-long event.”
Certain prerequisites are needed yo be fulfilled. International startups need to have a revenue of less than 30,000USD, raised investment of less than 100,000USD, and have at least a working prototype.
Applicants must fully complete an inline form at www.f6s.com/israelisinnovation/apply and submit a strict two-minute video pitch about their startups and why their startup should be chosen to represent the Philippines.
“Tel Aviv, like Israel, is an entity that is marked by the aspiration for excellence in innovation. The economy of the future will be totally dependent on creativitt and hi-tech. The startup ecosystem created in Israel is a source of emulation and presents oppprtunities for partnerships on the International level,” said Israel’s Ambassador Effie Ben Matityau.
“Considering the Philippines’ aspiration, its participation in this International gathering and in general the growing cooperation in the field of technology will add to its capacity in the hi-tech arena. And if you want to survive, you must have the edge.”
The winners will be publicly announced on July 10, and will receive a round-trip airfare ticket, hotel accommodation, and access to the DLD Tel Aviv Digital Conference.
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