BizTEC 2016 Demo Day, was held last Monday, September 26th, at Microsoft R&D center in Herzliya. During the event, BizTEC’s 11 finalist teams pitched their ventures to an audience of 200 VCs, investors, mentors and entrepreneurs and the winners were announced.
This year started off with 115 teams from all across Israel in various fields of technology, who wished to participate in BizTEC’s program. With the help of more than 60 judges and two judging rounds, the 11 best teams were selected.
During the year, BizTEC’s teams went through extensive workshops, lectures and mentoring sessions, worked closely with personal mentors from the industry, and consulted with dozens of advisors.
The winning teams of this year’s competition were selected by 15 judges and announced during the event:
1st place – Vandelay. Founded by Keren Reznik and Nir Sadger.
2nd place – FeelIT. Founded by Dr. Gady Konvalina and Meital Segev-Bar.
3rd place – SerVx. Founded by Hanan Khamis, Rani B. Zananiri, Nesma Mazzawi, Asaf Romano and Daniel Komornik.
At the event also presented AQBit, AvantGuard, Cluck, Face it, IOIV, Medilayse.me, SlitLED & Solid Liquid BizTEC Finalist teams.
Prof. Boaz Golany, vice president for external relations and resource development at the Technion wished the teams good luck in their entrepreneurship path. Also spoke Mr. Gil Hoizman, BizTEC’s 2016 Chief Mentor, Mr. Rafi Nave, Head of Entrepreneurship at the Technion, Dr. Dana Sheffer, Executive Director of Bronica Entrepreneurship Center at the Technion and Mr. Amir Pinchas, Head of Operations and Portfolio at Microsoft.
Registration for BizTEC 2017 will open at December 2016.