On February 26, 2020, top tier business executives, entrepreneurs, and government representatives from Israel and Germany will gather in Berlin to take part in WeTech Berlin 2020, an exclusive innovation conference. The conference will include a series of unique encounters and discussions on topics with a focus on innovation and tech, business ties with Israel, investment opportunities, and more. During the conference, professional speakers will examine the ways in which tech and innovation manifest in various fields, from cyber and property-tech, to finance and artificial intelligence.
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As part of the conference, CTech and Calcalist will host a Meet & Pitch event at which Israeli entrepreneurs and growth-stage companies will meet with top European executives and venture capitalists.
A delegation of selected Israeli startups that will showcase their technologies and meet with local investors and strategic partners in European and German-based corporations. The exclusive invite-only B2B event will be held as part of the conference and will bring together entrepreneurs and investors for personal meetings in a speed dating format.
Israeli startups from the fields of urban-tech, AI and big data, prop-tech, tech for good, cyber and intelligence tech, are welcome to apply by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org.
Below are 9 of the startups selected to showcase their technology in Berlin.
Founders: Eric Tammam, Ehud Fishler
Funding to date: $1.3 million
Field: road safety
Anachoic Ltd. develops technologies to improve the spatial awareness and user safety of motorcycle riders, cyclists, and pedestrians through augmented hearing. The company combines sensors, spatial sound synthesis, and artificial intelligence technologies.
Founders: Tomer Dean, Peleg Aran
Investors: LETA Capital
Funding to date: $1.7 million
Bllush Visuals Ltd. develops a software that matches fashion and design e-commerce brands with product images sourced from a pool of user-generated photos.
Guardian Optical Technologies
Founders: Gil Dotan, Gideon Carmon
Investors: Mirai Creation Fund, Translink Capital, Maniv Mobility
Funding to date: $16.5 million
Field: IoT, mobility
Guardian Optical Technologies Ltd. develops optical sensors that monitor the interiors of cars and work in conjunction with seatbelts, airbags, and other built-in safety systems to protect drivers and passengers.
Founders: Yossi Cohen, Yariv Peer, Pini Mandel, Tal Weber
Funding to date: undisclosed
Field: software development
Quicklizard Ltd. develops a real-time pricing optimization software that enables companies to create optimal pricing strategies, based on internal and external data.
Founders: Kobi Marenko, Noam Arkind, Oz Fixman
Investors: Canaan Partners Israel, iAngels, 360 Capital Partners, Catalyst CEL, AI Alliance, BAIC Capital, Mission Blue Capital, Maniv Mobility, O.G. Tech Ventures, Taya Ventures, OurCrowd
Funding to date: $55 million
Field: autonomous vehicles
Arbe Robotics Ltd. develops a high-resolution 4D imaging radar for autonomous vehicles. The company initially developed a collision-avoidance system for drones before shifting its focus to the autonomous vehicle industry.
Founders: Ariel Cohen, Tal Zugreifen
Funding to date: undisclosed
Field: big data, clean energy
Zugreifen Ltd. offers energy usage monitoring, management, and electricity-theft protection services designed to optimize customers’ energy consumption.
Founders: Nati Freiberg
Funding to date: $3 million
SmartGreen Ltd. develops a system for monitoring, managing, and reducing energy consumption. The company’s system is meant for use in factories, commercial and industrial facilities, malls, shopping centers, hospitals, and schools.
Founders: Lior Lamesh, Shahar Shamai
Investors: Marius Nacht, Discount Capital, IDEAL-HLS group, iAngels, Eden Block
Funding to date: $4 million
Field: cybersecurity, fintech
GK8 Ltd. provides secure digital assets cybersecurity and management service and develops a technology that enables sending blockchain transactions without the need for a direct internet connection.
Founders: Zvi Schreiber,
Investors: GE Ventures, Gold Lion Holdings, Aleph, Annox Capital, OurCrowd, Israel Cleantech Ventures, MSR Capital, Sadara Ventures
Funding to date: $80 million
Freightos, incorporated as Tradeos Limited, is a freight shipping marketplace. The company operates an online freight sales platform where freight vendors can upload complex contracts and generate quotes within minutes. Freightos platform offers features such as price comparison, instant booking, and shipment tracking for freight shipments.
Startups Selected to Showcase Their Technology in Berlin (Part 1):
PointGrab, Syte, Flytrex, GOARC, Sixdof Space, Qsee, Anzu, Agrowing, TriEye, Percepto
Startups Selected to Showcase Their Technology in Berlin (Part 2):
Home Hero, HopOn, ePlane, Seebo, Biobeat, Hoopo, NoTraffic, Wave, Intsights, Venn
Startups Selected to Showcase Their Technology in Berlin (Part 3):
SparkBeyond, BreezoMeter, Otorio, Optimove, Radiflow, CHEQ, 3GSolar Photovoltaics, Skyline AI, CybeReady Learning Solutions, CybeReady, Juganu