Start TLV Ireland – Looking for Irelands Most Innovative Startups

28 May 2014 – Start Tel Aviv ( is an international startup competition, which the top innovative startups companies from 20 different countries are selected for the opportunity to attend a 5 day intense startup experience to learn from the startup ecosystem in Tel Aviv and meet with leading investors and multinationals.  The winners will also be given the opportunity to attend Israel’s leading tech conference DLD Tel Aviv (

Tel Aviv is a leading innovation hub with world class tech talents, dozens of leading multinationals and hundreds of tech star startups. The city was named Europe’s leading tech hub by the Wall Street Journal and ranked by Startup Genome as the 2nd best place in the world to open a startup!

The Irish team will be joined by founders from Colombia, Chile, Norway, New Zealand, South Korea, Sweden, Italy, Denmark, Germany, Spain, UK, Hungary, France, South Africa, India, Japan, China, Japan, Holland, Serbia.

Last year’s competition led to the first ever showcase of Irish startups in Israel.  This showcase coordinated by Enterprise Ireland and included leading Irish startups: Trustev, Datahug, Viddyad, FoneSense and Gotacha Ninjas and was held at the Irish Ambassador’s Residence as part of the DLD Tel Aviv Conference.

How to enter

Interested companies should check out the competition website ( as the initial application will finish on 16th June with a pitch night for finalists to be held on 26th June