Connecting exceptional tech solutions with leading corporations and investors

We thank all the startups, partners
and participants.

See you next year!

 

The Winners

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2nd place

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1st place

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3rd place

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About

The Reinhold Cohn Group is holding the Reinhold Cohn Startup Competition aiming at finding scalable technological solutions to varied challenges, by connecting global organizations & innovative startups.

The Reinhold Cohn Group (RCG) is the earliest and leading Intellectual Property consulting firm in Israel, representing Israel’s most promising startups, and leading multinational corporations for more than 85 years. 

Prizes

Win a 100,000 NIS Worth of Prize Packages

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2nd place

 IP services worth 20K NIS

By Reinhold Cohn Group

Consulting hours worth 6K NIS by Deloitte

Digital marketing consulting and storytelling services worth 3K USD by Oktopus

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1st place

Full drafting and filing of one patent application in a single territory - worth 30K NIS 
By Reinhold Cohn Group

Consulting hours worth 10K NIS by Deloitte

Digital marketing consulting and storytelling services worth 5K USD by Oktopus

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3rd place

 IP services worth 10K NIS

By Reinhold Cohn Group

Consulting hours worth 5K NIS by Deloitte

Digital marketing consulting and storytelling services worth 2K USD by Oktopus

All finalists will be eligible for up to $25K in credits
by Amazon Web Services AWS 

and will receive media coverage by Calcalist

 
 

Partners

By

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In partnership with

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Who Can Apply

The competition is open to early stage startups (seed to A round), which have raised more than 100K USD with a working MVP, developing innovative technologies addressing one or more of the challenges detailed below. (see full terms and conditions)

Please note that before submission of new technological ideas within the framework of the context the participants should consider filing the appropriate application for the protection thereof. Publication of a new technology might jeopardize its novelty.

You are hereby invited to consult one of our professional patent attorneys in this regard.

Industry 4.0

Media & Telecom

Healthcare

Automotive & Mobility

Schedule

November 8

Application opens

December 17

Application closes

December 30

Semi-finalists announced

January 11-12

Semi finals

January 21

Grand Final Pitch event at 15:30

 

Meet the Judges

 

Jason Feist
VP Engineering, Emerging Products
and Solutions

Segate Technologies

Dr. Emily Rozenshine
Head of Strategy and Business Development Cloud & AI BG
Tel Aviv Research Center,
 Huawei Technologies 

Alon Segal
Managing Director
Group partnering and devices Deutsche Telekom, IL

Barthold Veenendaal
SVP startup partner 

Schneider Electric

Dr. Emily Rozenshine
Head of Strategy and Business Development Cloud & AI BG, Tel Aviv Research Center Huawei Technologies Co., Ltd

Stephanie Vox
Managing Director
Konnect – Volkswagen Group Innovation Hub TLV

Ehud Hausman
Patent Attorney, Advocate
Head of Hi-Tech practice

Reinhold Cohn Group
 

Giora Kornblau 
Partner, Terra Venture Partners
CEO, TerraLab 

 

Yoav Tzruya
General Partner
JVP

Nicole Priel
Vice President
IBEX Investors

Laly David

Partner, Head of Business Develoment

OurCrowd

Hemdat Sagi
Head of Strategy & Business Development 
Konnect – Volkswagen Group Innovation Hub TLV 

Omri Green
Partner

Grove Ventures

Avi Feldman
Founder, Managing Partner
Mobilion VC

Chen Sadeh

COO
Maverick Ventures Israel 

Anat Tila Cherni
Managing Partner

Aristagora VC
 

Dr. Uri Weinheber

VC Investor

Yaniv Alon

Head of Hadassah Accelerator
iX Service Line Leader
IBM Israel

 

Hongtao Zhu

Senior Director R&D and Digital Transformation Strategy

Segate Technologies

Yoav Waizer
CFO

Next Gear Ventures
 

Doron Kruphman

Israel Innovation Edge Leader

Schneider Electric

Nate Sztrum
Investment Principal
Deutsche Telekom VC

Yaron Flint

Director - Innovation, strategy and operations ,Head of Israeli operations
Co-pace, the startup organization of Continental 

Gady Shlasky
Angel Investor
 

Igor Gankin
Business Development manager

Huawei Technologies